Jan 01 Alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826) died in the year 1896.
Jan 04 On this day in history death of joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821)
Jan 08 William Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825) died in the year 1896.
Jan 15 On this day in history matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72
Jan 18 Charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828) died in the year 1896.
Jan 20 In the year 1896 heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37
Jan 25 Frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68 in the year 1896.
Jan 28 Joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.