Date History - On this day in history

Famous people who died on this day in history

Died on this day - January 22nd

2005 - Rose Mary Woods, American Watergate scandal figure (b. 1917)

2005 - Consuelo Velazquez, Mexican songwriter (b. 1924)

2005 - Cesar Gutierrez, Venezuelan Major League Baseball player (b. 1943)

2005 - Carlo Orelli, last surviving Italian veteran of World War I (b. 1894)

2004 - Thomas Mead, Australian politician and journalist (b. 1918)

2004 - Billy May, American composer and musician (b. 1916)

2004 - Ann Miller, American actress and dancer (b. 1923)

2003 - Bill Mauldin, American World War II cartoonist (b. 1921)

2001 - Tommie Agee, baseball player (b. 1942)

2000 - Craig Claiborne, American writer and editor (b. 1920)

1995 - Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (b. 1890)

1994 - Telly Savalas, American actor (b. 1924)

1993 - Abe Kobo, Japanese writer (b. 1924)

1988 - Parker Fennelly, American comedian and actor (b. 1891)

1987 - R. Budd Dwyer, American politician (b. 1939)

1978 - Oliver Leese, British World War II general (b. 1894)

1978 - Herbert Sutcliffe, English cricketer (b. 1894)

1975 - Andrew George Burry, Swiss-born manufacturer and businessman (b. 1873)

1973 - Lyndon B. Johnson, President of the United States (b. 1908)

1968 - Duke Kahanamoku, American swimmer (b. 1890)

1959 - Mike Hawthorn, English race car driver (b. 1929)

1950 - Alan Hale, Sr., American actor (b. 1892)

1945 - Else Lasker-Schuler, German-born poet (b. 1869)

1922 - Pope Benedict XV (b. 1854)

1922 - Fredrik Bajer, Danish politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1837)

1921 - Captain George Streeter, American riverboat captain and circus owner (b. 1837)

1901 - Queen Victoria I of the United Kingdom (b. 1819)

1892 - Joseph Philo Bradley, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1813)

1840 - Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)

1779 - Jeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer (b. 1733)

1779 - Claudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (b. 1736)

1767 - Johann Gottlob Lehmann, German minterologist and geologist (b. 1719)

1763 - John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville, English statesman (b. 1690)

1750 - Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (b. 1675)

1666 - Shah Jahan, Mughal Emperor of India (b. 1592)

1599 - Cristofano Malvezzi, Italian composer (b. 1547)

1536 - Bernhard Knipperdolling, German religious leader



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