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January 24 - Deaths

Calendar Date January 24th:
January 24 - Deaths:
41 – Caligula - Emperor of Rome (b. 12)
772 – Pope Stephen III (b. 720)
1002 – Otto III - Holy Roman Emperor (b. 980)
1125 – David IV of Georgia (b. 1073)
1366 – Alfonso IV of Aragon (b. 1299)
1376 – Richard FitzAlan - 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader
1473 – Conrad Paumann - German composer
1595 – Ferdinand II of Austria (b. 1529)
1626 – Samuel Argall - English adventurer & naval officer (b. 1580)
1639 – Georg Jenatsch - Swiss politician (b. 1596)
1666 – Johann Andreas Herbst - German composer (b. 1588)
1709 – George Rooke - English admiral (b. 1650)
1769 – François de Chevert - French general (b. 1695)
1856 – Rabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir - Polish Hasidic leader (b. 1775)
1877 – Johann Christian Poggendorff - German physicist (b. 1796)
1882 – Levi Boone - Mayor of Chicago (b. 1808)
1883 – Friedrich von Flotow - German composer (b. 1812)
1895 – Lord Randolph Churchill - British politician (b. 1849)
1911 – David Graham Phillips - American journalist & novelist (b. 1867)
1918 – George Arthur Crump - Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)
1920 – Amedeo Modigliani - Italian painter & sculptor (b. 1884)
1924 – Marie-Adélaïde - Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1894)
1932 – Alfred Yarrow - English shipbuilder (b. 1842)
1936 – Harry T. Morey - American actor (b. 1873)
1939 – Maximilian Bircher-Benner - Swiss physician & nutritionist (b. 1867)
1943 – John Burns - English politician (b. 1858)
1948 – Maria Mandel - Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)
1955 – Ira Hayes - American World War II hero (b. 1923)
1960 – Arthur Murray Chisholm - author of Western fiction
1960 – Edwin Fischer - Swiss pianist & conductor (b. 1886)
1961 – Alfred Carlton Gilbert - American swimmer & inventor (b. 1884)
1962 – Stanley Lord - captain of the SS Californian the night of the Titanic disaster (b. 1877)
1962 – André Lhote - French painter
1965 – Winston Churchill, soldier, politician, historian, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom & Nobel laureate (b. 1874)
1966 – Homi J. Bhabha - Indian physicist (b. 1909)
1970 – Caresse Crosby - American poet (b. 1891)
1971 – Bill W. - American co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (b. 1895)
1973 – J. Carrol Naish - American actor (b. 1897)
1973 – Masao Ohba - world champion Japanese boxer (b. 1949)
1975 – Larry Fine - American actor & comedian (b. 1902)
1978 – Herta Oberheuser - German doctor (b. 1911)
1980 – Lil Dagover - Dutch-born German actress (b. 1887)
1982 – Alfredo Ovando Candía - Bolivian president & dictator (b. 1918)
1983 – George Cukor - American film director (b. 1899)
1986 – L. Ron Hubbard - American writer & founder of Scientology (b. 1911)
1986 – Flo Hyman - American volleyball player (b. 1954)
1986 – Gordon MacRae - American actor & singer (b. 1921)
1988 – Werner Fenchel - German mathematician (b. 1905)
1989 – Ted Bundy - American serial killer (b. 1946)
1989 – George Knudson - Canadian golfer (b. 1937)
1990 – Madge Bellamy - American actress (b. 1899)
1991 – John M. Kelly - Irish politician & academic (b. 1931)
1992 – Ken Darby - American composer, arranger & conductor (b. 1909)
1992 – Ricky Ray Rector - American murderer (b. 1950)
1993 – Thurgood Marshall - U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1908)
1993 – Uğur Mumcu - Turkish journalist & writer (b. 1942)
1994 – Yves Navarre - French writer (b. 1940)
1998 – Walter D. Edmonds - American author (b. 1903)
2000 – Bobby Duncum - Jr., American professional wrestler (b. 1965)
2002 – Peter Gzowski - Canadian broadcaster, writer & reporter (b. 1934)
2002 – Elie Hobeika - Lebanese Forces militia commander (b. 1956)
2003 – Gianni Agnelli - Italian auto executive (b. 1921)
2004 – Leônidas da Silva - Brazilian footballer (b. 1913)
2005 – June Bronhill - Australian singer (b. 1929)
2005 – Vladimir Savchenko - Ukrainian writer (b. 1933)
2005 – Chalkie White - English rugby union coach (b. 1929)
2006 – Fayard Nicholas - American tap dancer, one-half of The Nicholas Brothers (b. 1914)
2006 – Schafik Handal - Salvadoran politician (b. 1930)
2006 – Chris Penn - American actor (b. 1965)
2007 – Krystyna Feldman - Polish actress (b. 1916)
2007 – Guadalupe Larriva - Ecuadorian politician (b. 1956)
2007 – Emiliano Mercado del Toro - World's oldest military veteran (b. 1891)
2008 – Randy Salerno - co-anchor of Chicago's CBS 2 News (b. 1963)
2009 – Reg Gutteridge - British boxing journalist (b. 1924)
2009 – Kay Yow - North Carolina State Univ. women's basketball head coach (b. 1942)
2009 – Gérard Blanc - French singer (b. 1947)


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