Historical Events in January, Month of January Events

Here is a list of some historical events in January. You can learn What major event happened in January?

Date Event
January 15, 2013 John Thomas, American high jumper (b. 1941)
January 19, 2015 Ward Swingle, American-French singer-songwriter and conductor (b. 1927)
January 2, 2000 Patrick O'Brian, English author and translator (b. 1914)
January 7, 1967 Carl Schuricht, German-Swiss conductor (b. 1880)
January 22, 1750 Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (b. 1675)
January 6, 1952 Sofoklis Dousmanis, Greek admiral and politician (b. 1868)
January 21, 2005 John L. Hess, American journalist and critic (b. 1917)
January 7, 2015 Georges Wolinski, Tunisian-French cartoonist (b. 1934)
January 16, 2014 Wiley W. Hilburn, American journalist and academic (b. 1938)
January 30, 2009 H. Guy Hunt, American soldier, pastor, and politician, 49th Governor of Alabama (b. 1933)
January 12, 2010 Daniel Bensaïd, French philosopher and author (b. 1946)
January 27, 1942 Kaarel Eenpalu, Estonian journalist and politician, Prime Minister of Estonia (b. 1888)
January 9, 1939 Johann Strauss III, Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1866)
January 17, 1994 Yevgeni Ivanov, Russian spy (b. 1926)
January 16, 1973 Edgar Sampson, American musician and composer (b. 1907)

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