On This Day

Birthdays in History in January 1844

  • Jan 7 Marie-Bernarde Soubirous [St Bernadette of Lourdes], saint/visionary
  • Jan 16 Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919)
  • Jan 30 Moritz von Bissing, German gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17), born in Ober Bellmannsdorf, Prussia (d. 1917)