On This Day

Birthdays in History in February 1853

  • Feb 6 Ignacij Klemenčič, Slovenian physicist, born in Trebnje, Slovenia (d. 1901)
  • Feb 9 Leander Starr Jameson, Prime Minister of South African Cape colony
  • Feb 14 Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist and Mayor of Antwerp, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1906)