Jan 01 Alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826) died in the year 1896.
Jan 04 Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821) died in the year 1896.
Jan 08 William Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825) died on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1896 matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72
Jan 18 In the year 1896 death of charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)
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 on this day in history.