Famous Deaths In January - 10
Sunday, 30 August 2015
0681 On this day in history agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies
0866 On January - 10 lin-chi I-hsuan, [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies
0976 John I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51 on January - 10.
1094 On this day in history death of caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029)
1271 On January - 10 otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies
1276 Gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies on January - 10.
1542 On January - 10 death of gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
1645 On this day in history death of william Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71
1654 On this day in history death of nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer (b. 1616)
1662 Death of Prince HonorÃ© II of Monaco (b. 1597) on January - 10.
1674 On January - 10 jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84
1698 Death of Louis-SÃ©bastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (b. 1637) on January - 10.
1707 Death of Philibert, comte de Gramont, French writer (b. 1621) on January - 10.
1754 Daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51 on January - 10.
1761 On this day in history death of edward Boscawen, British admiral (b. 1711)
1768 Charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82 on January - 10.
1775 Jemeljan Pugatshov, Russian kosak leader/"czar Peter III", dies on this day in history.
1777 On this day in history death of spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719)
1778 Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 on January - 10.
1780 Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1789 Pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82 on January - 10.
1792 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60 on January - 10.
1794 Death of Georg Forster, German scientist and revolutionary (d. 1754) on this day in history.
1800 Johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46 on January - 10.
1811 On January - 10 death of marie-Joseph ChÃ©nier, French poet (b. 1764)
1824 On January - 10 victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64
1828 Death of FranÃ§ois de NeufchÃ¢teau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750) on this day in history.
1833 On this day in history adrien Marie Legendre, dies
1846 Etienne P de Senancour, French writer (De l'Amour), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1851 Death of Karl Freiherr von MÃ¼ffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775) on January - 10.
1855 Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on January - 10.
1862 On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47
1863 On January - 10 death of lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775)
1866 Death of Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) on January - 10.