Jan 01 Colonel Andrew Summers Rowan, U.S. military officer who gave "a message to Garcia" (b. 1857) died on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history death of sir Walter James, Premier of Western Australia (b. 1863)
Jan 05 On this day in history george Washington Carver, famous black scientist, dies at 81
Jan 07 In the year 1943 nikola Tesla, Yugoslavian physicist (tesla motor), dies at 86
Jan 08 Richard Hillary, Australian Spitfire pilot and author (b. 1919) died on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1943 robin G Collingwood, English philosopher (Roman Britain), dies at 53
Jan 10 In the year 1943 agustin P Justo y Rolon, pres Argentina (1931-38), dies at 66
Jan 11 In the year 1943 death of carlo Tresca, NY's Italian newspaper editor/anti-fascist, murdered