Famous Deaths In January - 31
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
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 On this day in history death of xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398)
1561 Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on this day in history.
1580 Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on January - 31.
1606 On January - 31 death of guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35
1615 Death of Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543) on this day in history.
1632 Death of Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552) on this day in history.
1665 On January - 31 death of johannes Clauberg, German theologian and philosopher (b. 1622)
1686 On this day in history death of jean Mairet, French dramatist (b. 1604)
1720 On this day in history death of thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
1729 Death of Jakob Roggeveen, Dutch explorer (b. 1659) on this day in history.
1736 On this day in history death of filippo Juvara, Italian architect (b. 1678)
1788 On this day in history charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67
1790 Death of Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (b. 1718) on January - 31.
1794 On this day in history death of marriott Arbuthnot, British admiral (b. 1711)
1815 On January - 31 death of josé Félix Ribas, Venezuelan independentist leader (b. 1775)
1828 On January - 31 alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35
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 January - 31.
1864 Hamilton Rowan Gamble, US judge/governor of Missouri (1861-64), dies on this day in history.
1888 Death of John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) on this day in history.
1891 Ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history death of charles Spurgeon, English preacher and evangelist (b. 1834)
1907 On this day in history death of timothy Eaton, Canadian department store founder (b. 1834)
1919 On this day in history paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Estimate), dies at 79
1922 On this day in history heinrich Reinhardt, composer, dies at 56
1933 On January - 31 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 René "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56 on this day in history.
1942 Death of Henry Larkin, American baseball player (b. 1860) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1949 On January - 31 henri de Vries, [Hendricus Walterop], actor (Cleopatra), dies at 84