Famous Deaths In January - 06
Monday, 03 August 2020
1884 On this day in history gregor Mendel, Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61
1885 On this day in history peter C Asbjornsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer, dies at 72
1907 Walter Read, cricketer (Engl batsman, 117 at no 10 v Aust 1884), dies on January - 06.
1913 Death of Frederick Hitch, English Victoria Cross Winner (b. 1856) on January - 06.
1915 On this day in history reginald Wood, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1886), dies
1917 Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82 on January - 06.
1918 On this day in history georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72
1919 Theodore Roosevelt, 26th Pres (1901-09), dies in NY at 60 on January - 06.
1922 On January - 06 death of jakob Rosanes, German mathematician (b. 1842)
1928 Alvin C Kraenzlein, track star (Olympic-4 gold-1900), dies at 51 on this day in history.
1929 Nicolas Nikolayevitch, grand-duke of Russia, dies at 72 on January - 06.
1933 On January - 06 death of vladimir de Pachmann, Russian-German pianist (b. 1848)
1934 Death of Herbert Chapman , Legendary Manager of Arsenal and Huddersfield Town (b. 1878) on January - 06.
1935 George P Baker, US playwright (Dramatic Technique), dies at 68 on January - 06.
1936 Charles A Stoneham, pres (NY Giants), dies on January - 06.
1937 On January - 06 death of andrĂ© Besette, Canadian religious figure (b. 1845)
1939 Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies on January - 06.
1941 Franz Hessel, writer, dies at 60 on January - 06.
1942 Death of Emma CalvĂ©, French soprano (b. 1858) on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)
1945 On this day in history death of vladimir Vernadsky, Russian mineralogist (b. 1863)
1950 On this day in history isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71
1958 Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85 on January - 06.
1959 Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1960 On January - 06 edith Barstow, choreographer (Frankie Laine Time), dies at 52
1961 Regina Ullmann, writer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1962 Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 on this day in history.
1963 On January - 06 lourens GM Baas Becking, Dutch botanist/resistance fighter, dies at 68
1964 Edgar Maass, German/US author (Verdun), dies at 67 on January - 06.
1965 John Larkin, dir (Circumstanial Evidence), dies of heart attack at 52 on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history death of arnhem "Tata" Joseph Weiss, "the Zigeunerbaron," buried
1968 On this day in history kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81
1972 Death of Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) on this day in history.
1974 On January - 06 david Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77