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January 2 - Deaths

Calendar Date January 2nd:
January 2 - Deaths:
1512 – Svante - Regent of Sweden (b. 1460)
1514 – William Smyth - English bishop and statesman (b. c1460)
1557 – Pontormo - Italian painter (b. 1494)
1685 – Harbottle Grimston - English politician (b. 1603)
1694 – Henry Booth - 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (b. 1651)
1726 – Domenico Zipoli - Italian composer (b. 1688)
1861 – King Frederick William IV of Prussia (b. 1795)
1892 – George Airy - British Astronomer Royal (b. 1801)
1893 – John Obadiah Westwood - British entomologist (b. 1805)
1904 – James Longstreet - American Confederate general (b. 1821)
1913 – Léon Teisserenc de Bort - French meteorologist (b. 1855)
1915 – Carl Goldmark - Hungarian composer (b. 1830)
1917 – Edward Burnett Tylor - English anthropologist (b. 1832)
1920 – Paul Adam - French novelist (b. 1862)
1924 – Sabine Baring-Gould - English composer and novelist (b. 1834)
1936 – Sir Francis Newdegate - Governor of Tasmania (b. 1862)
1939 – Roman Dmowski - Polish politician (b. 1864)
1941 – Mischa Levitzki - Russian-born pianist (b. 1898)
1945 – Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay - British naval commander (b. 1883)
1946 – Joe Darling - Australian cricketer (b. 1870)
1948 – Vicente Huidobro - Chilean poet (b. 1893)
1950 – James Dooley - Premier of New South Wales (b. 1877)
1951 – Sir William Campion - Governor of Western Australia (b. 1870)
1959 – Chris van Abkoude - Dutch-born writer and novelist (b. 1880)
1960 – Fausto Coppi - Italian cyclist (b. 1919)
1960 – Paul Sauvé - Canadian politician (b. 1907)
1963 – Jack Carson - American actor (b. 1910)
1963 – Dick Powell - American actor (b. 1904)
1971 – E. V. Knox - English poet and satirist (b. 1881)
1971 – Willard Maas - American poet and filmmaker (b. 1906)
1974 – Tex Ritter - American actor (b. 1905)
1977 – Errol Garner - American musician (b. 1921)
1983 – Dick Emery - English comedian (b. 1915)
1986 – Dick James - English music publisher (Northern Songs) (b. 1920)
1986 – Una Merkel - American actress (b. 1903)
1986 – Bill Veeck - American baseball executive (b. 1914)
1990 – Alan Hale Jr. - American actor (b. 1921)
1994 – Dixy Lee Ray - American politician (b. 1914)
1994 – Pierre-Paul Schweitzer - Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (b. 1915)
1995 – Siad Barre - President of Somalia (b. 1919)
1995 – Nancy Kelly - American actress (b. 1921)
1996 – Karl Targownik - Hungarian psychiatrist (b. 1915)
1997 – Randy California - American guitarist & songwriter (Spirit) (b. 1951)
1998 – Frank Muir - English writer, raconteur (b. 1920)
1999 – Sebastian Haffner - German journalist and author (b. 1907)
2000 – Nat Adderley - American musician and composer (b. 1931)
2000 – Patrick O'Brian - British novelist (b. 1914)
2000 – Elmo R. Zumwalt - Jr., American admiral (b. 1920)
2001 – Teri Diver - American actress (b. 1971)
2001 – William P. Rogers - American politician (b. 1913)
2002 – Armi Aavikko - Finnish singer (b. 1958)
2003 – Eric Jupp - British-born pianist, composer, arranger (b. 1922)
2004 – Lynn Cartwright - American actress (b. 1927)
2004 – Jess Collins - American artist (b. 1923)
2005 – Cyril Fletcher - British comedian (b. 1913)
2005 – Frank Kelly Freas - American artist (b. 1922)
2005 – Ronald 'Bo' Ginn - American politician (b. 1934)
2005 – Maclyn McCarty - American geneticist (b. 1911)
2005 – Edo Murtić - Croatian painter (b. 1921)
2006 – Cecilia Muñoz-Palma - first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice (b. 1913)
2007 – Garry Betty - American CEO of Earthlink (b. 1957)
2007 – Elizabeth Fox-Genovese - American historian (b. 1941)
2007 – Mauno Jokipii - Finnish professor and researcher (b. 1924)
2007 – Teddy Kollek - Austrian-born mayor of Jerusalem (b. 1911)
2007 – Don Massengale - American PGA Tour golf player (b. 1937)
2007 – Paek Nam-sun - North Korean Foreign Affairs minister (b. 1929)
2007 – Richard Newton - Australian-born technology pioneer and professor (b. 1951)
2007 – David Perkins - American geneticist (b. 1919)
2007 – Dan Shaver - American racecar driver (b. 1950)
2007 – Robert C. Solomon - American scholar of continental philosophy (b. 1942)
2008 – Lee S. Dreyfus - American politician (b. 1926)
2008 – George MacDonald Fraser - British author (b. 1925)
2008 – Gerry Staley - American baseball player (b. 1920)
2008 – Galyani Vadhana - Princess of Thailand (b. 1923)
2009 – Inger Christensen - Danish poet (b. 1935)
2009 – Maria de Jesus - Portuguese supercentenarian (b. 1893)


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