January Birthdays

I’ll be adding to this list as I find more birthdays. Note: many birth dates, especially as you look further back in time, were not recorded. Comment below if you know of a birthday that should be added to this list!

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Happy birthday to…

  • January 1 – Paul Revere (1735), J. Edgar Hoover (1895), J.D. Salinger (1919)
  • January 2 – Isaac Asimov (1920)
  • January 3 Cicero (106 BCE), Elisa Bonaparte (1777), J.R.R. Tolkien (1892)
  • January 6 – Richard II (1367), Joan of Arc (1412)
  • January 7 – Princess Charlotte of Wales (1796)
  • January 8  Gypsy Rose Lee (1911)
  • January 9 – Richard Nixon (1913)
  • January 11 Alexander Hamilton (1755), John A. Macdonald (1815)
  • January 12 – Jack London (1876)
  • January 14 Mark Antony (83 BCE), Benedict Arnold (1741)
  • January 15 – Martin Luther King Jr. (1929)
  • January 17 Benjamin Franklin (1706), Anne Brontë (1820), Al Capone (1899)
  • January 18 – A.A. Milne (1882)
  • January 19 Francis II of France (1544), Robert E. Lee (1807), Edgar Allan Poe (1809), Paul Cézanne (1839)
  • January 21 – Charles V of France (1338), Stonewall Jackson (1824)
  • January 22 Walter Raleigh (1552), Francis Bacon (1561), Captain Kidd (1645), Lord Byron (1788)
  • January 23 Édouard Manet (1832)
  • January 24 – Hadrian (76), Edith Wharton (1862)
  • January 25 – Robert Burns (1759), Virginia Woolf (1882)
  • January 27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756), Lewis Carroll (1832)
  • January 28 – Henry VII (1457), Jackson Pollock (1912)
  • January 29 – William McKinley (1843)
  • January 30 – Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882)
  • January 31 – Franz Schubert (1797)

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jillianne hamilton headshotJillianne Hamilton is an author, history enthusiast, book lover and graphic designer. Her debut novel, Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire, was shortlisted for the 2016 Prince Edward Island Book Award. Her debut non-fiction book, The Lazy Historian's Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII is now available. She lives in Charlottetown on Canada's beautiful east coast.
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