Famous Deaths In January - 10
Friday, 28 April 2017
0681 On this day in history agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies
0866 On this day in history lin-chi I-hsuan, [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies
0976 John I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51 on this day in history.
1094 Death of Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029) on January - 10.
1271 Otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies on January - 10.
1276 Gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies on this day in history.
1542 On this day in history death of gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
1645 Death of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71 on this day in history.
1654 Death of Nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer (b. 1616) on this day in history.
1662 Death of Prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597) on this day in history.
1674 On January - 10 jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84
1698 Death of Louis-Sébastien 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 January - 10 death of edward Boscawen, British admiral (b. 1711)
1768 Charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1775 Jemeljan Pugatshov, Russian kosak leader/"czar Peter III", dies on this day in history.
1777 Death of Spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719) on this day in history.
1778 Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1780 On January - 10 francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82
1789 On this day in history pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82
1792 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60 on January - 10.
1794 On January - 10 death of georg Forster, German scientist and revolutionary (d. 1754)
1800 Johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46 on January - 10.
1811 On this day in history death of marie-Joseph Chénier, French poet (b. 1764)
1824 On January - 10 victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64
1828 On this day in history death of françois de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750)
1833 On January - 10 adrien Marie Legendre, dies
1846 On January - 10 etienne P de Senancour, French writer (De l'Amour), dies at 75
1851 On this day in history death of karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)
1855 On this day in history mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67
1862 Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on January - 10.
1863 On this day in history death of lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775)
1866 Death of Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) on January - 10.