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January 7 - Deaths

Calendar Date January 7th:
January 7 - Deaths:
1285 – King Charles I of Naples (b. 1226)
1325 – King Dinis of Portugal (b. 1261)
1400 – Thomas Holland - 1st Duke of Surrey, English politician (b. 1374)
1451 – Count Amadeus VIII of Savoy (b. 1383)
1536 – Catherine of Aragon - consort of Henry VIII of England (b. 1485)
1566 – Louis de Blois - Flemish mystic (b. 1506)
1619 – Nicholas Hilliard - English painter (b. c.1547)
1625 – Ruggiero Giovannelli - Italian composer (b. c.1560)
1655 – Pope Innocent X (b. 1574)
1658 – Theophilus Eaton - American colonist (b. 1590)
1694 – Charles Gerard - 1st Earl of Macclesfield, English general (b. c.1618)
1700 – Raffaello Fabretti - Italian antiquarian (b. 1618)
1715 – François Fénelon - French-Catholic theologian & writer (b. 1651)
1758 – Allan Ramsay - Scottish poet (b. 1686)
1767 – Thomas Clap - 1st president of Yale University (b. 1703)
1770 – Carl Gustaf Tessin - Swedish politician (b. 1695)
1783 – William Tans'ur - English hymnist (b. 1700)
1786 – Jean-Étienne Guettard - French physician & scientist (b. 1715)
1812 – Joseph Dennie - American writer (b. 1768)
1830 – Thomas Lawrence - English painter (b. 1769)
1864 – Caleb Blood Smith - 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808)
1872 – James Fisk - American entrepreneur (b. 1834)
1876 – Juste Olivier - Swiss poet (b. 1807)
1878 – François-Vincent Raspail - French chemist (b. 1794)
1892 – Tewfik Pasha - Khedive of Egypt (b. 1852)
1893 – Jožef Stefan - Slovenian physicist & mathematician (b. 1835)
1913 – Jack Boyle - American baseball player (b. 1866)
1919 – Henry Ware Eliot American industrialist & philanthropist (b. 1843)
1920 – Edmund Barton - 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)
1932 – André Maginot - French eponym of the Maginot Line (b. 1877)
1936 – Guy d'Hardelot - French composer, best known for Because (b. 1858)
1943 – Nikola Tesla - Serbian-born inventor & electrical engineer (b. 1856)
1944 – Lou Hoover - U.S. First Lady (b. 1874)
1944 – Napoleon Lapathiotis - Greek poet (b. 1888)
1946 – Adamo Didur - Polish tenor (b. 1874)
1951 – René Guénon - French-Egyptian author (b. 1886)
1953 – Osa Johnson - American explorer (b. 1894)
1960 – Dorothea Douglass Chambers (aka Katharine Lambert Chambers), UK tennis player (b. 1878)
1963 – Arthur Moore - Premier of Queensland (b. 1876)
1964 – Cyril Davies - American musician (b. 1932)
1966 – Allan Chapman - Scottish politician (b. 1897)
1967 – Carl Schuricht - German conductor (b. 1880)
1967 – David Goodis - American writer (b. 1917)
1968 – Prof James Smith - South African ichthyologist (b. 1897)
1972 – John Berryman - American poet (b. 1914)
1972 – Eftichia Papagianopoulos - Greek lyricist (b. 1893)
1980 – Larry Williams - American singer & songwriter (b. 1935)
1981 – Alvar Lidell - UK radio broadcaster (b. 1908)
1981 – Eric Robinson - Australian politician (b. 1926)
1984 – Alfred Kastler - French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)
1985 – Mary Hardy - Australian radio & television presenter (b. 1931)
1986 – Philip D. Eastman - American children's book writer & illustrator (b. 1909)
1986 – Juan Rulfo - Mexican novelist (b. 1917)
1988 – Trevor Howard - English actor (b. 1913)
1988 – Michel Auclair - French actor (b. 1922)
1989 – Hirohito - Emperor of Japan (b. 1901)
1990 – Horace Stoneham - American baseball executive (b. 1903)
1990 – Bronko Nagurski - American football player (b. 1908)
1992 – Richard Hunt - American puppeteer (The Muppets) (b. 1951)
1995 – Murray Rothbard - American economist (b. 1926)
1996 – Tarō Okamoto - Japanese avant-garde artist (b. 1911)
1996 – Károly Grósz - Hungarian politician (b. 1930)
1998 – Vladimir Prelog - Croatian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
1998 – Owen Bradley - American record producer (b. 1915)
2000 – Gary Albright - American professional wrestler (b. 1963)
2001 – James Carr - American Rhythm & Blues & soul musicians (b. 1942)
2002 – Avery Schreiber - American actor (b. 1935)
2002 – Jon Lee - Welsh musician (Feeder) (b. 1968)
2004 – Ingrid Thulin - Swedish actress (b. 1926)
2005 – Pierre Daninos - French novelist (b. 1913)
2005 – Eileen Desmond - Irish politician (b. 1932)
2006 – Heinrich Harrer - Austrian mountaineer (b. 1912)
2007 – Magnús Magnússon - Icelandic-born television presenter (b. 1929)
2007 – Bobby Hamilton - NASCAR team owner (b. 1957)
2008 – Alwyn Schlebusch - South African vice state president (b. 1917)
2009 – Maria Dimitriadi - Greek singer (b. 1950)


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