Jan 01 Christleib Siegmund Binder, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jan 02 Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1789.
Jan 08 On this day in history death of jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703)
Jan 10 Pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jan 20 In the year 1789 johann Christoph Oley, composer, dies at 50
Jan 23 On this day in history death of frances Brooke, English writer (b. 1724)
Feb 02 Armand-Louis Couperin, Fren composer/organist (Notre Dame), dies at 63 in the year 1789.
Feb 12 Ethan Allen, American patriot (b. 1738) died in the year 1789.