Famous Deaths In January - 10
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
0681 On January - 10 agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies
0866 On January - 10 lin-chi I-hsuan, [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies
0976 On January - 10 john I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51
1094 Death of Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029) on this day in history.
1271 Otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies on this day in history.
1276 On this day in history gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies
1542 Death of Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 on this day in history.
1645 Death of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71 on January - 10.
1654 On this day in history death of nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer (b. 1616)
1662 Death of Prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597) on January - 10.
1674 Jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1698 On this day in history death of louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (b. 1637)
1707 Death of Philibert, comte de Gramont, French writer (b. 1621) on January - 10.
1754 On this day in history daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51
1761 Death of Edward Boscawen, British admiral (b. 1711) on January - 10.
1768 On January - 10 charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82
1775 On this day in history jemeljan Pugatshov, Russian kosak leader/"czar Peter III", dies
1777 Death of Spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719) on this day in history.
1778 On this day in history carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70
1780 Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82 on January - 10.
1789 On January - 10 pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82
1792 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1794 Death of Georg Forster, German scientist and revolutionary (d. 1754) on January - 10.
1800 On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46
1811 Death of Marie-Joseph Chénier, French poet (b. 1764) on this day in history.
1824 On this day in history victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64
1828 On January - 10 death of françois de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750)
1833 On this day in history adrien Marie Legendre, dies
1846 On this day in history etienne P de Senancour, French writer (De l'Amour), dies at 75
1851 Death of Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775) on this day in history.
1855 Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1862 Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on this day in history.
1863 On this day in history death of lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775)
1866 On January - 10 death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)