Jan 01 In the year 1896 death of alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826)
Jan 04 In the year 1896 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 In the year 1896 matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72
Jan 18 Charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828) died on this day in history.
Jan 20 Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37 in the year 1896.
Jan 25 In the year 1896 frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68
Jan 28 Joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1896.