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10 January Deaths

Published : 10 Jan 2018, 11:32

Jagoroniya Desk

January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 355 days remaining until the end of the year (356 in leap years). This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).

Deaths

259 – Polyeuctus, Roman saint
314 – Pope Miltiades
681 – Pope Agatho
976 – John I Tzimiskes, Byzantine emperor (b. 925)
1055 – Bretislav I, Duke of Bohemia
1094 – Al-Mustansir Billah, Egyptian caliph (b. 1029)
1218 – Hugh I of Cyprus
1276 – Pope Gregory X (b. 1210)
1322 – Petrus Aureolus, scholastic philosopher
1358 – Abu Inan Faris, Marinid ruler of Morocco (b. 1329)
1552 – Johann Cochlaeus, German humanist and controversialist (b. 1479)
1645 – William Laud, English archbishop and academic (b. 1573)
1654 – Nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, physician, and astrologer (b. 1616)
1698 – Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French priest and historian (b. 1637)
1754 – Edward Cave, English publisher, founded The Gentleman's Magazine (b. 1691)
1761 – Edward Boscawen, English admiral and politician (b. 1711)
1778 – Carl Linnaeus, Swedish botanist and physician (b. 1707)
1794 – Georg Forster, German-Polish ethnologist and journalist (b. 1754)
1811 – Joseph Chénier, French poet, playwright, and politician (b. 1764)
1824 – Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (b. 1759)
1828 – François de Neufchâteau, French poet, academic, and politician, French Minister of the Interior (b. 1750)
1829 – Gregorio Funes, Argentinian clergyman, historian, and educator (b. 1749)
1833 – Adrien-Marie Legendre, French mathematician and theorist (b. 1752)
1843 – Dimitrie Macedonski, Greek-Romanian captain and politician (b. 1780)
1851 – Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)
1855 – Mary Russell Mitford, English author and playwright (b. 1787)
1862 – Samuel Colt, American engineer and businessman, founded Colt's Manufacturing Company (b. 1814)
1863 – Lyman Beecher, American minister and activist, co-founded the American Temperance Society (b. 1775)
1895 – Eli Whitney Blake, Jr., American chemist, physicist, and academic (b. 1836)
1895 – Benjamin Godard, French violinist and composer (b. 1849)
1901 – James Robert Dickson, English-Australian businessman and politician, 1st Australian Minister for Defence (b. 1832)
1904 – Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)
1905 – Kārlis Baumanis, Latvian composer (b. 1835)
1917 – Buffalo Bill, American soldier and hunter (b. 1846)
1917 – Feliks Leparsky, Russian fencer and captain (b. 1875)
1920 – Sali Nivica, Albanian journalist and politician (b. 1890)
1922 – Frank Tudor, Australian politician, 6th Australian Minister for Trade and Investment (b. 1866)
1926 – Eino Leino, Finnish poet and journalist (b. 1878)
1935 – Edwin Flack, Australian tennis player and runner (b. 1873)
1935 – Charlie McGahey, English cricketer and footballer (b. 1871)
1941 – Frank Bridge, English viola player and composer (b. 1879)
1941 – John Lavery, Irish painter and academic (b. 1856)
1941 – Joe Penner, Hungarian-American actor (b. 1904)
1941 – Issai Schur, Belarusian-German mathematician and academic (b. 1875)
1949 – Erich von Drygalski, German geographer and geophysicist (b. 1865)
1951 – Sinclair Lewis, American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885)
1951 – Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist and academic (b. 1890)
1954 – Chester Wilmot, American journalist and historian (b. 1911)
1957 – Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1889)
1959 – Şükrü Kaya, Turkish jurist and politician, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1883)
1960 – Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (b. 1879)
1961 – Dashiell Hammett, American detective novelist and screenwriter (b. 1894)
1967 – Charles E. Burchfield, American painter (b. 1893)
1968 – Ali Fuat Cebesoy, Turkish general and politician, 6th Speaker of the Parliament of Turkey (b. 1882)
1969 – Sampurnanand, Indian educator and politician, 2nd Governor of Rajasthan (b. 1891)
1970 – Pavel Belyayev, Russian pilot and astronaut (b. 1925)
1971 – Coco Chanel, French fashion designer, founded Chanel (b. 1883)
1971 – Ignazio Giunti, Italian race car driver (b. 1941)
1972 – Aksel Larsen, Danish lawyer and politician (b. 1897)
1976 – Howlin' Wolf, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1910)
1978 – Pedro Joaquín Chamorro Cardenal, Nicaraguan journalist and author (b. 1924)
1978 – Don Gillis, American composer and conductor (b. 1912)
1978 – Hannah Gluckstein, British painter (b. 1895)
1980 – Hughie Critz, American baseball player and scout (b. 1900)
1980 – George Meany, American plumber and trade union leader (b. 1894)
1980 – Bo Rein, American football player and coach (b. 1945)
1981 – Fawn M. Brodie, American historian and author (b. 1915)
1984 – Souvanna Phouma, Laotian politician, 8th Prime Minister of Laos (b. 1901)
1986 – Jaroslav Seifert, Czech journalist and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1901)
1987 – Marion Hutton, American singer (b. 1919)
1987 – David Robinson, English businessman and philanthropist (b. 1904)
1989 – Herbert Morrison, American journalist and producer (b. 1905)
1990 – Tochinishiki Kiyotaka, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 44th Yokozuna (b. 1925)
1992 – Roberto Bonomi, Argentinian race car driver (b. 1919)
1995 – Kathleen Tynan, Canadian-English journalist, author, and screenwriter (b. 1937)
1997 – Elspeth Huxley, Kenyan-English journalist and author (b. 1907)
1997 – Sheldon Leonard, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1907)
1997 – Alexander R. Todd, Baron Todd, Scottish-English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1907)
1999 – Edward Williams, Australian lieutenant, pilot, and judge (b. 1921)
2000 – Sam Jaffe, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1901)
2004 – Spalding Gray, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1941)
2005 – Wasyly, Ukrainian-Canadian bishop (b. 1909)
2005 – Jack Horner, American journalist (b. 1912)
2005 – Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (b. 1927)
2007 – Carlo Ponti, Italian film producer (b. 1912)
2007 – Bradford Washburn, American explorer, photographer, and cartographer (b. 1910)
2008 – Christopher Bowman, American figure skater and actor (b. 1967)
2008 – Maila Nurmi, Finnish-American actress, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1922)
2010 – Patcha Ramachandra Rao, Indian metallurgist, educator and administrator (b. 1942)
2011 – Margaret Whiting, American singer (b. 1924)
2012 – Jean Pigott, Canadian businesswoman and politician (b. 1924)
2012 – Gevork Vartanian, Russian intelligence agent (b. 1924)
2013 – George Gruntz, Swiss pianist and composer (b. 1932)
2013 – Claude Nobs, Swiss businessman, founded the Montreux Jazz Festival (b. 1936)
2014 – Petr Hlaváček, Czech shoemaker and academic (b. 1950)
2014 – Zbigniew Messner, Polish economist and politician, 9th Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland (b. 1929)
2014 – Larry Speakes, American journalist, 16th White House Press Secretary (b. 1939)
2015 – Junior Malanda, Belgian footballer (b. 1994)
2015 – Taylor Negron, American actor, playwright, and painter (b. 1957)
2015 – Francesco Rosi, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1922)
2015 – Robert Stone, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1937)
2016 – Wim Bleijenberg, Dutch footballer and manager (b. 1930)
2016 – David Bowie, English singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (b. 1947)
2016 – George Jonas, Hungarian-Canadian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1935)
2017 – Buddy Greco, American jazz and pop singer and pianist (b. 1926)
2017 – Clare Hollingworth, English journalist (b. 1911)

Source: wikipedia

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