Famous Deaths on 22nd January

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1336 - Louis III, last Earl of Loon, dies
1531 - Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter, dies at 44
1536 - Bernhard Knipperdolling, German religious leader (b. 1495)
1552 - Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, beheaded for treason
1581 - Joost de Damhoudere, Flemish lawyer, dies
1581 - Seerp Galama, Dutch nobleman/military/politician, dies at 52
1599 - Cristofano Malvezzi, composer, dies at 51
1640 - Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55
1700 - Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer, dies at 39
1750 - Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (b. 1675)
1767 - Johann Gottlob Lehmann, German minterologist and geologist (b. 1719)
1779 - Claudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736)
1779 - Jeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer (b. 1733)
1781 - Johann Siebenkas, composer, dies at 66
1796 - Bernhard Hupfeld, composer, dies at 78
1798 - Lewis Morris, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 71
1798 - Matija A Reljkovic, Croatian writer (Satire of Wild Man), dies at 66
1799 - Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist/alpinist, dies at 58
1840 - Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)
1847 - Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71
1850 - Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint, dies at 54
1852 - George Rodwell, composer, dies at 51
1868 - Moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61
1879 - Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in Battle of Isandlwana
1879 - George Shepstone, British political affiliate, dies in battle
1892 - Joseph Philo Bradley, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1813)
1893 - Vincenz Lachner, composer, dies at 81
1895 - Edward Solomon, composer, dies at 39
1900 - David E. Hughes, American musician (b. 1831)
1901 - Victoria, [Alexandrine], Britain's Queen (1837-1901), dies at 81
1909 - Richard A C E Erlenmeyer, German chemist, dies at 83
1913 - Ferdinand van der Haeghen, Flemish librarian/bibliographer, dies at 82
1914 - Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60
1916 - Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63
1921 - Captain George Streeter, American riverboat captain and circus owner (b. 1837)
1922 - Benedictus XV, [Giacomo Markies D Chiesa], pope (1914-22), dies at 67
1922 - Pope Benedict XV (b. 1854)
1931 - Alma Rubens, American actress (b. 1897)
1936 - Louis Glass, composer, dies at 71
1942 - Reimond Tollenaere, leader Flemishch Natl Front, dies at 81
1942 - Walter Richard Sickert, British painter (Free House!), dies at 81
1945 - A Wolfenstein, writer, dies at 61
1945 - Carlo Felice Boghen, composer, dies a day before 76th birthday
1945 - Johan Eykman, theologist (World Church), dies at 52
1945 - Else Lasker-Schuler, German-born poet (b. 1869)
1949 - William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)
1950 - Alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57
1950 - Corinne Luchaire, French actress (b. 1921)
1951 - Eastwood Lane, composer, dies at 71
1951 - Karl Nessler, inventor of the perm (b. 1872)
1952 - Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Mysteries of Love), dies at 52
1956 - P A M Speet, Dutch broadcast CEO (KRO), dies
1959 - A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73
1959 - Mike Hawthorn, English race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (b. 1929)
1964 - Marc Blitzstein, US composer (Cradle Will Rock), dies at 58
1966 - Herbert Marshall, actor (Dark Angel, Duel in the Sun), dies at 75
1967 - Jobyna Ralston, actress (Wings, Girl Shy, Freshman), dies at 66
1967 - Robert Henriques, English writer (b. 1905)
1968 - Duke Kahanamoku, 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-12, 20, 24), dies at 77
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson (1973) 1973 - Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th US President (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64
1974 - Leon Lontoc, actor (Henry-Burke's Law), dies at 64
1975 - Klaas Voskuil, Dutch journalist, dies at 79
1975 - Andrew George Burry, Swiss-born manufacturer and businessman (b. 1873)
1978 - Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (54 Tests for England 4555 runs), dies
1978 - Oliver Leese, British World War II general (b. 1894)
1979 - Ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes
1980 - Iris Meredith, actress (Lawless Land, Gambling Terror), dies at 64
1981 - Fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113
1981 - Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist (b. 1903)
1982 - Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70), dies at 71
1983 - Fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies
1985 - Sir Arthur Bryant, British historian (b. 1899)
1987 - R Budd Dwyer, Penns State Treasurer, facing prison for conspiracy & perjury, shot himself to death at a televised news conference
1988 - Georgi M Malenkov, Russian premier (1953-55), dies at 86
1988 - Parker Fennelly, actor (Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm), dies at 96
1991 - Robert Choquette, French Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat (b. 1905)
1992 - A J Antoon, director (That Championship Season), dies at 47
1992 - Ali Amini, PM of Iran (1961-62), dies
1993 - Alexander Bodon, Hung-Dutch architect (RAI, Dollywood), dies at 86
1993 - Charlie Gehringer, baseball player, dies at 89
1993 - Kobo Abe, Japanese writer (Wife in the Sand), dies at 68
1993 - Maria Vlamynck, Flemish author, dies at 75
1994 - Frances Gifford, dies of emphysema, at 71
1994 - Irving B Kahn, inventer (teleprompter), dies at 76
1994 - Jean-Louis Barrault, French actor (La Ronde), dies at 83
1994 - Telly Savalas, American actor (Kojak), dies of prostate cancer at 72
1994 - Rhett Forrester, American singer (Riot) (b. 1956)
1995 - Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author, dies at 48
1995 - Mahmoud Sayed Selim, Egyptian moslim leader, shot to death at 29
1995 - Margaret Barbara Lambert, British historian (Saar), dies at 88
1995 - Nico Adriaans, founder of Rotterdam Junkiebond, dies of AIDS at 37
Kennedy Family Matriarch Rose Fitzgerald KennedyKennedy Family Matriarch Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (1995) 1995 - Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mother of pres JFK, RFK, & Ted, dies at 104
1995 - Jerry Blackwell, American professional wrestler (b. 1949)
1996 - Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77
1996 - Efua Theodore Sutherland, writer, dies at 71
1996 - Mabel Leigh, potter, dies at 80
1996 - Yisrael Eldad, extremist politician, dies at 85
1997 - Ian Arthur Hoyle Munro, medical journalist, dies at 73
1997 - Irwin Levine, composer (Tie a Yellow Ribbon), dies at 58
1997 - Mollie Panter-Downes, writer, dies at 90
1997 - Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster, dies at 66
1997 - Ron Holden, American singer (b. 1939)
1997 - Billy Mackenzie, Scottish musician (Associates) (b. 1957)
1999 - Graham Staines, Australian missionary (b. 1941)
2000 - Craig Claiborne, American writer and editor (b. 1920)
2000 - Anne Hébert, French Canadian author and poet (Kamouraska) (b. 1916)
2001 - Roy Brown, American clown (b. 1932)
2001 - Tommie Agee, American baseball player (b. 1942)
2002 - Stanley Marcus, American business executive (b. 1905)
2003 - Bill Mauldin, American World War II cartoonist (b. 1921)
2004 - Billy May, American composer and musician (b. 1916)
2004 - Thomas Mead, Australian politician and journalist (b. 1918)
2004 - Ann Miller, American actress and dancer (b. 1923)
2005 - César Gutiérrez, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1943)
2005 - Carlo Orelli, Italian veteran of World War I (b. 1894)
2005 - Consuelo Velázquez, Mexican songwriter (b. 1924)
2005 - Rose Mary Woods, American Watergate scandal figure (b. 1917)
2007 - Doug Blasdell, American personal trainer
2007 - Ngô Quang Trưởng, South Vietnamese general (b. 1929)
2007 - Abbé Pierre, French priest (b. 1912)
2008 - Roberto Gari, American actor (b. 1920)
Actor Heath LedgerActor Heath Ledger (2008) 2008 - Heath Ledger, Australian actor (b. 1979)
2008 - Miles Lerman, Polish-American activist (b. 1920)
2009 - Billy Werber, American baseball player (b. 1908)
2010 - Jean Simmons, English-American actress (b. 1929)
2012 - Joe Paterno, American College Hall of Fame football coach, dies from lung cancer at 85
2012 - Dick Tufeld, American voice actor, dies at 85
2013 - Leslie Frankenheimer, American film set designer, dies from leukaemia at 64

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