Famous Deaths In January - 31
Friday, 21 January 2022
0743 Death of Muhammad al-Baqir, Shia Imam (b. 676) on this day in history.
1398 On this day in history death of emperor Sukō (b. 1334)
1435 Death of Xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398) on this day in history.
1561 Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on January - 31.
1580 Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on this day in history.
1606 Death of Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35 on January - 31.
1615 Death of Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543) on this day in history.
1632 On this day in history death of joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552)
1665 Death of Johannes Clauberg, German theologian and philosopher (b. 1622) on January - 31.
1686 Death of Jean Mairet, French dramatist (b. 1604) on January - 31.
1720 On January - 31 death of thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)
1729 Death of Jakob Roggeveen, Dutch explorer (b. 1659) on January - 31.
1736 Death of Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (b. 1678) on January - 31.
1788 Charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1790 Death of Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (b. 1718) on this day in history.
1794 Death of Marriott Arbuthnot, British admiral (b. 1711) on this day in history.
1815 Death of José Félix Ribas, Venezuelan independentist leader (b. 1775) on January - 31.
1828 Alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35 on January - 31.
1844 On this day in history death of henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773)
1861 On January - 31 franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53
1864 Hamilton Rowan Gamble, US judge/governor of Missouri (1861-64), dies on January - 31.
1888 On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)
1891 Ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75 on January - 31.
1892 Death of Charles Spurgeon, English preacher and evangelist (b. 1834) on this day in history.
1907 On January - 31 death of timothy Eaton, Canadian department store founder (b. 1834)
1919 Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Estimate), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1922 On this day in history heinrich Reinhardt, composer, dies at 56
1933 John Galsworthy, England, writer (Forsythe, Nobel 1932), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1939 George Thornton, cricketer (1 Test for S Africa 1902, 1* & 1-20), dies on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history rené "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56
1942 Death of Henry Larkin, American baseball player (b. 1860) on this day in history.
1944 Death of Jean Giraudoux, French writer (b. 1882) on this day in history.
1945 Death of Eddie Slovik, 1st US executed for desertion since Civil War at 25 on this day in history.
1949 On January - 31 henri de Vries, [Hendricus Walterop], actor (Cleopatra), dies at 84