Famous Deaths In January - 26
Monday, 25 September 2023
1943 Nikolai Vavilov, geneticist, Saratovv labour camp, dies on this day in history.
1946 On this day in history death of adriaan van Maanen, Dutch-American astronomer (b. 1884)
1947 On January - 26 grace Moore, US soprano/actress (1 Night of Life), dies at 45
1948 Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 on January - 26.
1949 On this day in history victor Fleming, director (Wizard of Oz, Gone With Wind), dies at 65
1950 On January - 26 betsy van den Arend, Dutch [Betje], actress (Miss Hobbs), dies at 78
1952 On January - 26 louis van Deyssel, Dutch writer (Diary of Franc Rozelaar), dies at 87
1953 On this day in history martinus Nijhoff, Dutch poet/interpreter/linguist, dies at 58
1954 On this day in history carl J Eldh, Swedish sculptor, dies at 80
1961 On this day in history morris Nichols, cricketer (41 wkts in 14 Tests for Eng 1930-39), dies
1962 Charles "Lucky" Luciano, NYC Mafia gangster, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1963 John Sigvard Olsen, comedian (Olsen & Johnson), dies at 70 on January - 26.
1965 Death of Ali Mansoer, premier of Persia, murdered on this day in history.
1967 Albert Remy, actor (Blows), dies at 55 on January - 26.
1968 Death of Merrill C. Meigs, American newspaper publisher (b. 1883) on January - 26.
1973 On January - 26 edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], actor (Little Caesar), dies at 79
1974 S v Vegesack, writer, dies at 85 on January - 26.
1975 On this day in history lubov Orlova, actress (Moscow Laughs, Man of Music, Tanya), dies at 72
1976 On January - 26 death of joÃ£o Branco NÃºncio, Portuguese Bullfighter (b. 1901)
1977 On this day in history margaret Hayes, actress (Robert Montgomery Presents), dies at 61
1978 Leo Genn, actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover, Henry V), dies at 72 on January - 26.
1979 On January - 26 nelson Rockefeller, former VP & (4X Gov-R-NY), dies at 70
1983 On this day in history paul "Bear" Bryant, college football coach (Alabama), dies at 69
1985 James Cameron, journalist, dies on January - 26.
1989 Paul Daels, Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart committee), dies on this day in history.
1990 On January - 26 fHP "Boy" Trip, Dutch minister, dies
1991 On this day in history johnny van Doorn, Dutch writer/poet, dies at 46
1992 JosÃ© Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor/director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80 on January - 26.
1993 On January - 26 axel Von Dem Bussche, German aristocrat, dies
1995 Bernardo Leighton, Chilian politician (1964-70), dies on January - 26.
1996 On this day in history death of david Schultz, wrestler (Oly-Gold-84), killed by John Du Pont
1997 Margaret Hesse, princess of Hesse/the Rhine, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1998 S P Leary, Texan Blues drummer (Muddy Waters), dies at 67 on January - 26.
2000 Death of Don Budge, American tennis player (b. 1915) on January - 26.