January 29 Deaths in History - January 29 Birthdays - January 29 Events



2008 Margaret Truman, dies in Chicago, at 83
2004 Joe Viterelli, mob actor, Analyze This, dies at 66
2004 Janet Frame, New Zealander Novelist
2003 Leslie Fiedler, American Critic
2002 Daniel Pearl, journalist, Wall Street Journal bureau chief kidnapped and murdered by terrorists, dies at 38
2002 Harold Russell, Oscar winner, The Best Years of Our Lives, dies at 88
1997 Eric Schneider, murderer of 2 teachers, executed in MO at 35
1997 Louis Pauwels, writer/editor, dies at 76
1997 Osvaldo Soriano, writer, journalist, staff writer for La Opinion, wrote, 'Triste, solitarity y final', or, Sad, lonely and final', dies at 54
1996 Jack Sutherland, journalist, dies at 79
1996 John Terence Reese, bridge master, dies at 82
1995 Arthur Guy Clutton-Brock, English agronomist (Rhodesia), dies at 88
1995 Chris de Marigny, painter/designer, dies at 52
1995 Raymond Joseph Cecil, British architect, dies at 69
1995 Richard Burnell, British rower, Gold Medal 1948 Olympics, dies at 77
1995 Richard Desborough Burnell, oarsman, dies at 77
1994 Jevgeni P Leonov, Russian actor (Gori, Moja Zvezda), dies at 67
1994 Nick Cravat, midget (Gremlin-Twilight Zone), dies of lung cancer at 81
1994 Ulrike Maier, olympic skier, breaks neck during world cup skiing at 26
1993 Hank Werba, Herman Werblowski, U.S. journalist (Variety), dies at 79
1993 Michel Renault, French ballet dancer (Giselle), dies
1992 Willie Dixon, blues composer (I'm a Man, Backdoor Man), dies at 76
1991 Jan Ode, Dutch pianist/director Sweelinck Conservatory, dies
1991 Yasushi Inoue, Japanese historian, dies
1988 Bantcho Bantchevsky, U.S. opera singer, commits suicide
1988 James R Killian, Jr., MIT President (1948-59), dies at 83
1988 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 46
1987 Ivo Lhotka-Kalinski, composer, dies at 73
1986 Leif Erickson, actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74
1984 Frances Goodrich, (Diary of Anne Frank), dies at 93 of lung cancer
1981 Cozy Cole, rocker (Topsy Part II), dies
1980 Antonio Molina, composer, dies at 85
1980 Jimmy Durante, comedian (Palooka, Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 86
1978 Tim McCoy, actor (Arizona Bound), dies at 86
1977 Freddie Prinze, comedian/actor (Chico and the Man), shoots himself at 22
1976 Michael Gwynn, actor (Dunkirk, Barabbas, Cleopatra), dies at 59
1973 Johannes Paul Thilman, composer, dies at 67
1973 Ludwig Stossel, Austrian actor (Man With a Camera), dies at 89
1970 Basil H Liddell Hart, English military historian, dies at 74
1970 B. H. Liddell Hart, British Historian
1969 Allen Dulles, American Public Servant
1967 Wlodzimierz Pozniak, composer, dies at 62
1966 Josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Tolle Bomberg), dies at 84
1966 Pierre Mercure, composer, dies at 38
1965 John Larkin, actor (Saints and Sinners, 12 O'Clock High), dies at 52
1965 Michael Spisak, composer, dies at 50
1964 Alan Ladd, actor (Shane), dies at 50 in Palm Springs California
1963 Robert Lee Frost, U.S. poet (New Hampshire, 4 Pulitzers), dies at 88
1963 Robert Frost, American Poet
1962 Fritz Kreisler, Austria/US violinist and composer, dies at 86
1960 Louis Jean Heydt, actor (Joe-Waterfront), dies at 54
1956 H[enry] L[ouis] Mencken, U.S. essayist/critic (Smart Set), dies at 75
1956 H. L. Mencken, American Writer
1955 Hans Hedtoft, premier of Denmark (1947.. 55), dies at 51
1951 James Bridie, Osborne Henry Mavor, dramatist, dies
1947 Fred Barratt, cricket (5 wkts at 47 in 5 Tests for England 1929-30), dies
1946 Harry L Hopkins, U.S. Minister of Business (Loan and Lease law), dies at 55
1946 Sidney James Jones, composer, dies at 84
1946 Harry Hopkins, American Diplomat
1944 William Allen White, U.S. journalist (Emporia Gazette), dies at 75
1942 Ladislao Joseph Philip Paul Zavrtal, composer, dies at 92
1941 Ioannis Metaxas, Greek gen/dictator (1936-41), commits suicide at 69
1934 Fritz Haber, German chemist (Nobel 1918), dies at 65
1933 Sara Teasdale, American Author
1928 Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig/field marshal (WW I), dies at 66
1924 Joseph Ludwig, composer, dies at 79
1921 Billy Gunn, cricket (score 392 runs for England including a century), dies
1917 Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75
1916 Edward Hubertus Joannes Keurvils, composer, dies at 62
1912 Hermann Bang, writer, dies at 54
1910 Edouard Rod, French/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e), dies at 52
1906 Christaan IX, King of Denmark (1893-1906), dies
1899 Alfred Sisley, painter, dies
1899 Robert J Fruin, Dutch historian (80-year war), dies at 75
1888 Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75
1879 Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80
1860 Ernst Moritz Arndt, German Poet
1837 Aleksandr Pushkin, poet and novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel
1824 Louise MC countess of Albany, Henegouws salon owner, dies at 71
1820 George III, king of Great Britain (1760-1820), dies at 81
1814 Johann G Fichte, German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre), dies at 51
1696 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89), dies
1663 Robert Sanderson, Bishop of Lincoln (1660-63), dies
1559 Thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52
969 Peter, tsar of Bulgaria (927-69), dies











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