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January 10 - Deaths

Calendar Date January 10th:
January 10 - Deaths:
681 – Pope Agatho
976 – John I Tzimiskes - Greek Byzantine Emperor (b. 925)
1094 – Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029)
1276 – Pope Gregory X (b. c.1210)
1645 – William Laud - Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1573)
1654 – Nicholas Culpeper - English botanist, herbalist, physician, & astrologer (b. 1616)
1662 – Prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597)
1698 – Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont - French historian (b. 1637)
1707 – Philibert - comte de Gramont - French writer (b. 1621)
1754 – Edward Cave - English editor & publisher (b. 1691)
1761 – Edward Boscawen - British admiral (b. 1711)
1777 – Spranger Barry - Irish actor (b. 1719)
1778 – Carolus Linnaeus - Swedish botanist (b. 1707)
1794 – Georg Forster - German scientist & revolutionary (d. 1754)
1811 – Marie-Joseph Chénier - French poet (b. 1764)
1824 – King Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (b. 1759)
1828 – François de Neufchâteau - French statesman & intellectual figure (b. 1750)
1833 – Adrien-Marie Legendre - French mathematician (b. 1752)
1851 – Karl Freiherr von Müffling - Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)
1855 – Mary Russell Mitford - English novelist & dramatist (b. 1787)
1862 – Samuel Colt - American inventor (b. 1814)
1863 – Lyman Beecher - US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775)
1866 – Pyotr Pletnyov - Russian poet (b. 1792)
1883 – Dr Samuel A. Mudd - American medical doctor (b. 1833)
1895 – Benjamin Godard - French composer (b. 1849)
1901 – Sir James Dickson - Premier of Queensland, Australian Minister for Defence (b. 1832)
1904 – Jean-Léon Gérôme - French painter & sculptor (b. 1824)
1905 – Kārlis Baumanis - Latvian composer (b. 1835)
1917 – William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody - American frontiersman (b. 1846)
1922 – Frank Tudor - Australian Labor Opposition leader (b. 1866)
1934 – Marinus van der Lubbe - Dutch communist accused of setting the Reichstag fire (b. 1909)
1935 – Edwin Flack - Australian athlete, first Olympic champion (b. 1873)
1941 – Frank Bridge - English composer (b. 1879)
1941 – Sir John Lavery - Northern Irish artist (b. 1856)
1941 – Joe Penner - Hungarian-born comedian & actor (b. 1904)
1949 – Erich von Drygalski - German geographer, geophysicist, & polar scientist (b. 1865)
1951 – Sinclair Lewis - American writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1885)
1951 – Yoshio Nishina - Japanese physicist (b. 1890)
1957 – Gabriela Mistral - Chilean writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1889)
1960 – Jack Laviolette - Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1879)
1961 – Dashiell Hammett - American writer (b. 1894)
1968 – Basil Sydney - English actor (b. 1894)
1969 – John Brownlee - Australian tenor (b. 1900)
1970 – Pavel Belyayev - Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1925)
1971 – Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel - French fashion designer (b. 1883)
1972 – Aksel Larsen - Danish politician (b. 1897)
1976 – Howlin' Wolf - American musician (b. 1910)
1978 – Pedro Joaquín Chamorro Cardenal - Nicaraguan journalist (b. 1924)
1978 – Don Gillis - American composer (b. 1912)
1980 – Hughie Critz - American baseball player (b. 1900)
1980 – George Meany - American labor leader (b. 1894)
1980 – Bo Rein - American college football coach (b. 1945)
1981 – Katherine Alexander - American actress (b. 1898)
1981 – Richard Boone - American actor (b. 1917)
1981 – Fawn M. Brodie - American historian (b. 1915)
1982 – Paul Lynde - American comedian (b. 1926)
1984 – Souvanna Phouma - Prince & Prime Minister of Laos (b. 1901)
1985 – Anton Karas - Austrian zither player & composer (b. 1906)
1986 – Jaroslav Seifert - Czech writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1901)
1987 – Marion Hutton - American singer & actress (b. 1919)
1987 – Sir David Robinson - English philanthropist & entrepreneur (b. 1904)
1989 – Herbert Morrison - American radio reporter (b. 1905)
1989 – Colin Winchester - Australian Assistant Police Commissioner, murdered (b. 1933)
1992 – Roberto Bonomi - Argentine racing driver (b. 1919)
1995 – Kathleen Tynan - Canadian-British journalist, author & screenwriter (b. 1937)
1997 – Elspeth Huxley - British journalist & writer (b. 1907)
1997 – Sheldon Leonard - American film producer, actor, & director (b. 1907)
1997 – Alexander R. Todd - Baron Todd, Scottish chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1907)
1999 – Sir Edward Williams - Australian judge (b. 1921)
2000 – Sam Jaffe - American producer (b. 1901)
2002 – W.A. Criswell - American (Baptist) preacher (b. 1909)
2004 – Spalding Gray - American actor & screenwriter (b. 1941)
2004 – Alexandra Ripley - American author (b. 1934)
2005 – Gene Baylos - American comedian (b. 1906)
2005 – Margherita Carosio - Italian soprano (b. 1908)
2005 – James Forman - American civil rights leader (b. 1928)
2005 – Kalevi Hämäläinen - Finnish cross country skier (b. 1932)
2005 – Erwin Hillier - British cinematographer (b. 1911)
2005 – Jack Horner - American sports journalist (b. 1912)
2005 – Joséphine-Charlotte - Grandduchess of Luxembourg (b. 1927)
2005 – Metropolitan Wasyly Fedak - primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (b. 1909)
2007 – Carlo Ponti - Italian film producer (b. 1912)
2007 – Bradford Washburn - American explorer (b. 1910)
2008 – Christopher Bowman - American figure skater (b. 1967)
2008 – Maila Nurmi - aka Vampira, Finnish-born American actress (b. 1921)
2008 – Mikhail Minin - Russian Soviet soldier (b. 1922)
2009 – William Frederick "Bill" Stone - British World War I veteran (b. 1900)
2010 – Tony Halme - Finnish boxer & politician (b. 1963)


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