Famous Deaths for January 1947

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Deaths 1 - 19 of 19

4th - Forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71
9th - Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53
9th - Lambertus Zijl, sculptor (Merchant Exchange-Amsterdam), dies at 80
11th - Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879)
12th - Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77
13th - Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61
15th - Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924)
17th - Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869)
17th - Jean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve, French Archbishop of Quebec (b. 1883)
20th - Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35
Murder victim Elizabeth ShortMurder victim Elizabeth Short (15th) 23rd - Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator, dies at 79
23rd - Roy Park, cricketer (prolific Victorian bat & official), dies
24th - Felix Timmermans, writer/painter (Gift from St Nicholas), dies at 60
25th - Al Capone, Chicago gangster, dies of neurosyphilis at 48
26th - Grace Moore, American soprano/actress (One Night of Love), dies at 48
26th - Gustav Adolf, crown prince of Sweden, dies in air crash
28th - Reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72
29th - Fred Barratt, cricket (5 wkts at 47 in 5 Tests for Eng 1929-30), dies
30th - Frederick F Blackman, English botanist, dies at 80

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