Famous Deaths In January - 05
Monday, 20 March 2023
1860 On January - 05 st John Nepomucene Neumann, 1st male US saint, dies
1862 On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81
1883 Death of Charles Tompson, first Australian published poet (b. 1806) on January - 05.
1888 On January - 05 henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday
1891 Guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49), dies at 89 on this day in history.
1904 Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1922 On January - 05 ernest H Shackleton, Brit South pole explorer (Endurance), dies at 47
1933 Calvin Coolidge, 30th President (1923-29), dies in Mass at 60 on this day in history.
1937 Death of Marie Booth, child of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1864) on January - 05.
1939 Death of Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46
1941 Death of Amy Johnson, English aviator (b. 1903) on January - 05.
1942 On January - 05 death of yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered
1943 On this day in history george Washington Carver, famous black scientist, dies at 81
1944 On this day in history adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80
1946 Death of Kitty Cheatham, American singer (b. 1864) on January - 05.
1951 On January - 05 andrei P Platonov, Russian author (Prok, Kotlovan), dies at 51
1952 Nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies on January - 05.
1954 On this day in history death of rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891)
1956 On January - 05 jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84
1960 On this day in history donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies
1963 On January - 05 rogers Hornsby, baseball player, dies of a heart ailment at 66
1965 Neil Craig, actor (Calling Dr Kildare), dies at 73 on January - 05.
1966 On January - 05 george Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies
1968 On January - 05 jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79
1969 Franz T Csokor, Austria author (Gottes General), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1970 Death of Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered on January - 05.
1971 Death of Douglas Shearer, Canadian film engineer (b. 1899) on January - 05.
1973 Cornelis van Dis, Dutch MP (SGP), dies at 79 on January - 05.
1974 Roy Bargy, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79 on January - 05.
1975 On this day in history don Wilson, pitcher (Astro), dies at 29 of carbon monoxide poisoning
1976 On January - 05 georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84
1977 On January - 05 onslow Stevens, actor (Mr Fisher-This is the Life), dies at 74
1979 On January - 05 charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56
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