Famous Deaths In January - 31
Monday, 25 May 2015
0743 On this day in history death of muhammad al-Baqir, Shia Imam (b. 676)
1398 Death of Emperor Sukō (b. 1334) on this day in history.
1435 Death of Xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398) on this day in history.
1561 On this day in history menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies
1580 Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on January - 31.
1606 Death of Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35 on January - 31.
1615 Death of Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543) on this day in history.
1632 On this day in history death of joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552)
1665 Death of Johannes Clauberg, German theologian and philosopher (b. 1622) on this day in history.
1686 On this day in history death of jean Mairet, French dramatist (b. 1604)
1720 Death of Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) on this day in history.
1729 Death of Jakob Roggeveen, Dutch explorer (b. 1659) on this day in history.
1736 Death of Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (b. 1678) on January - 31.
1788 On January - 31 charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67
1790 Death of Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (b. 1718) on this day in history.
1794 On January - 31 death of marriott Arbuthnot, British admiral (b. 1711)
1815 On January - 31 death of josé Félix Ribas, Venezuelan independentist leader (b. 1775)
1828 Alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1844 On this day in history death of henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773)
1861 Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1864 On this day in history hamilton Rowan Gamble, US judge/governor of Missouri (1861-64), dies
1888 On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)
1891 On this day in history ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75
1892 Death of Charles Spurgeon, English preacher and evangelist (b. 1834) on this day in history.
1907 Death of Timothy Eaton, Canadian department store founder (b. 1834) on January - 31.
1919 Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Estimate), dies at 79 on January - 31.
1922 Heinrich Reinhardt, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1933 On this day in history john Galsworthy, England, writer (Forsythe, Nobel 1932), dies at 65
1939 On this day in history george Thornton, cricketer (1 Test for S Africa 1902, 1* & 1-20), dies
1940 On this day in history rené "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56
1942 On January - 31 death of henry Larkin, American baseball player (b. 1860)
1944 Death of Jean Giraudoux, French writer (b. 1882) on January - 31.
1945 Death of Eddie Slovik, 1st US executed for desertion since Civil War at 25 on January - 31.
1949 Henri de Vries, [Hendricus Walterop], actor (Cleopatra), dies at 84 on this day in history.