Famous Deaths In January - 31
Friday, 20 January 2017
0743 Death of Muhammad al-Baqir, Shia Imam (b. 676) on January - 31.
1398 On this day in history death of emperor Sukō (b. 1334)
1435 On January - 31 death of xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398)
1561 Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on January - 31.
1580 On January - 31 hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies
1606 Death of Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35 on this day in history.
1615 On this day in history death of claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543)
1632 Death of Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552) on this day in history.
1665 Death of Johannes Clauberg, German theologian and philosopher (b. 1622) on January - 31.
1686 On January - 31 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 On January - 31 death of jakob Roggeveen, Dutch explorer (b. 1659)
1736 Death of Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (b. 1678) on January - 31.
1788 On this day in history charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67
1790 On this day in history death of thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (b. 1718)
1794 On January - 31 death of marriott Arbuthnot, British admiral (b. 1711)
1815 Death of José Félix Ribas, Venezuelan independentist leader (b. 1775) on January - 31.
1828 On this day in history alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35
1844 Death of Henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773) on this day in history.
1861 Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1864 Hamilton Rowan Gamble, US judge/governor of Missouri (1861-64), dies on January - 31.
1888 On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)
1891 On January - 31 ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75
1892 On this day in history death of charles Spurgeon, English preacher and evangelist (b. 1834)
1907 On January - 31 death of timothy Eaton, Canadian department store founder (b. 1834)
1919 On January - 31 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 On this day in history rené "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56
1942 On this day in history death of henry Larkin, American baseball player (b. 1860)
1944 Death of Jean Giraudoux, French writer (b. 1882) on this day in history.
1945 Death of Eddie Slovik, 1st US executed for desertion since Civil War at 25 on this day in history.
1949 Henri de Vries, [Hendricus Walterop], actor (Cleopatra), dies at 84 on January - 31.