Famous Deaths In January - 10
Saturday, 21 October 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 On this day in history john I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51
1094 On this day in history death of caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029)
1271 Otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies on this day in history.
1276 Gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies on January - 10.
1542 Death of Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 on January - 10.
1645 On this day in history death of william Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71
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 January - 10.
1674 On this day in history jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84
1698 Death of Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (b. 1637) on this day in history.
1707 On this day in history death of philibert, comte de Gramont, French writer (b. 1621)
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 this day in history.
1768 Charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1775 On January - 10 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 January - 10 carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70
1780 On January - 10 francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82
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 On this day in history 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 Victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64 on January - 10.
1828 On January - 10 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 Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47
1863 Death of Lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775) on this day in history.
1866 Death of Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) on this day in history.