On This Day

Birthdays in History in January 1851

  • Jan 14 Théophile de Bock, Dutch painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1904)
  • Jan 17 A. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928)
  • Jan 19 David Starr Jordan, American biologist and university president (Leland Stanford), born in New York
  • Jan 19 Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer
  • Jan 25 Arne Garborg, Norwegian writer & playwright (Bondestudentar), born in Jæren, Norway (d. 1924)
  • Jan 27 Rafael Obligado, Argentina, writer (Santos Vega)