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13 January Deaths

Published : 13 Jan 2018, 11:26

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January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 352 days remaining until the end of the year (353 in leap years). This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Wednesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Monday or Tuesday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Thursday or Saturday (56).

Deaths

86 BC – Gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC)
533 – Saint Remigius, French bishop and saint (b. 437)
614 – Saint Mungo, English-Scottish bishop and saint
703 – Empress Jitō of Japan (b. 645)
858 – Æthelwulf of Wessex (b. 795)
888 – Charles the Fat, Carolingian emperor (b. 839)
927 – Berno of Cluny, Frankish monk and abbot
1147 – Robert de Craon, second Grand Master of the Knights Templar
1151 – Suger, French historian and politician (b. 1081)
1177 – Henry II, Duke of Austria (b. 1107)
1321 – Bonacossa Borri, Lady of Milan (b. 1254)
1330 – Frederick I of Austria (b. 1286)
1363 – Meinhard III, Count of Tyrol
1400 – Thomas le Despenser, 1st Earl of Gloucester, English politician (b. 1373)
1599 – Edmund Spenser, English poet and politician, Chief Secretary for Ireland (b. 1552)
1612 – Jane Dormer, English lady-in-waiting to Mary I (b. 1538)
1625 – Jan Brueghel the Elder, Flemish painter (b. 1568)
1684 – Henry Howard, 6th Duke of Norfolk (b. 1628)
1691 – George Fox, English religious leader, founded the Religious Society of Friends (b. 1624)
1717 – Maria Sibylla Merian, German entomologist and illustrator (b. 1647)
1775 – Johann Georg Walch, German theologian and author (b. 1693)
1790 – Luc Urbain de Bouëxic, comte de Guichen, French admiral (b. 1712)
1796 – John Anderson, Scottish philosopher and educator (b. 1726)
1832 – Thomas Lord, English cricketer, founded Lord's Cricket Ground (b. 1755)
1838 – Ferdinand Ries, German pianist and composer (b. 1784)
1860 – William Mason, American surgeon and politician (b. 1786)
1864 – Stephen Foster, American composer and songwriter (b. 1826)
1882 – Wilhelm Mauser, German engineer and businessman, co-founded the Mauser Company (b. 1834)
1885 – Schuyler Colfax, American journalist and politician, 17th Vice President of the United States (b. 1823)
1889 – Solomon Bundy, American lawyer and politician (b. 1823)
1905 – George Thorn, Australian farmer and politician, 6th Premier of Queensland (b. 1838)
1906 – Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist and academic (b. 1859)
1907 – Jakob Hurt, Estonian theologist and linguist (b. 1839)
1915 – Mary Slessor, Scottish-Nigerian missionary (b. 1848)
1923 – Alexandre Ribot, French academic and politician, Prime Minister of France (b. 1842)
1924 – Georg Hermann Quincke, German physicist and academic (b. 1834)
1929 – Wyatt Earp, American police officer (b. 1848)
1929 – H. B. Higgins, Irish-Australian judge and politician, 3rd Attorney-General for Australia (b. 1851)
1934 – Paul Ulrich Villard, French physicist and chemist (b. 1860)
1941 – James Joyce, Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet (b. 1882)
1943 – Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Swiss painter and sculptor (b. 1889)
1956 – Lyonel Feininger, German-American painter and illustrator (b. 1871)
1957 – A. E. Coppard English poet and short story writer (b. 1878)
1958 – Jesse L. Lasky, American film producer, co-founded Paramount Pictures (b. 1880)
1962 – Ernie Kovacs, American actor and game show host (b. 1919)
1963 – Sylvanus Olympio, Togolese businessman and politician, President of Togo (b. 1902)
1967 – Anatole de Grunwald, Russian-English screenwriter and producer (b. 1910)
1971 – Robert Still, English composer and educator (b. 1910)
1973 – Sabahattin Eyüboğlu, Turkish screenwriter and producer (b. 1908)
1974 – Raoul Jobin, Canadian tenor and educator (b. 1906)
1974 – Salvador Novo, Mexican playwright and poet (b. 1904)
1976 – Margaret Leighton, English actress (b. 1922)
1977 – Henri Langlois, Turkish-French historian, co-founded the Cinémathèque Française (b. 1914)
1978 – Hubert Humphrey, American pharmacist, academic, and politician, 38th Vice President of the United States (b. 1911)
1978 – Joe McCarthy, American baseball player and manager (b. 1887)
1979 – Donny Hathaway, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (b. 1945)
1979 – Marjorie Lawrence, Australian-American soprano (b. 1907)
1980 – Andre Kostelanetz, Russian-American conductor (b. 1901)
1982 – Marcel Camus, French director and screenwriter (b. 1912)
1983 – René Bonnet, French race car driver and engineer (b. 1904)
1986 – Abdul Fattah Ismail, Yemeni educator and politician, 4th President of South Yemen (b. 1939)
1986 – Kevin Longbottom, Australian rugby league player (b. 1940)
1988 – Chiang Ching-kuo, Chinese politician, President of the Republic of China (b. 1910)
1993 – Camargo Guarnieri, Brazilian composer and conductor (b. 1907)
1995 – Max Harris, Australian journalist, poet, and author (b. 1921)
2002 – Frank Shuster, Canadian actor, comedian, and screenwriter (b. 1916)
2003 – Norman Panama, American director and screenwriter (b. 1914)
2004 – Arne Næss, Jr., Norwegian businessman and mountaineer (b. 1937)
2005 – Earl Cameron, Canadian journalist (b. 1915)
2005 – Nell Rankin, American soprano and actress (b. 1924)
2006 – Frank Fixaris, American journalist and sportscaster (b. 1934)
2006 – Marc Potvin, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1967)
2007 – Michael Brecker, American saxophonist and composer (b. 1949)
2007 – Danny Oakes, American race car driver (b. 1911)
2008 – Johnny Podres, American baseball player and coach (b. 1932)
2009 – Dai Llewellyn, Welsh humanitarian activist and politician (b. 1946)
2009 – Patrick McGoohan, Irish-American actor, director, and producer (b. 1928)
2009 – Mansour Rahbani, Lebanese poet, composer, and producer (b. 1925)
2009 – W. D. Snodgrass, American poet (b. 1926)
2009 – Nancy Bird Walton, Australian pilot (b. 1915)
2010 – Teddy Pendergrass, American singer-songwriter (b. 1950)
2011 – Albert Heijn, Dutch businessman (b. 1927)
2012 – Rauf Denktaş, Turkish-Cypriot lawyer and politician, 1st President of Northern Cyprus (b. 1924)
2012 – Guido Dessauer, German physicist and engineer (b. 1915)
2012 – Miljan Miljanić, Serbian footballer and manager (b. 1930)
2012 – Richard Threlkeld, American journalist and author (b. 1937)
2013 – Diogenes Allen, American philosopher and theologian (b. 1932)
2013 – Rodney Mims Cook, Sr., American lieutenant and politician (b. 1924)
2013 – Chia-Chiao Lin, Chinese-American mathematician and academic (b. 1916)
2014 – Bobby Collins, Scottish footballer and manager (b. 1931)
2014 – Randal Tye Thomas, American journalist and politician (b. 1978)
2014 – Waldemar von Gazen, German general and lawyer (b. 1917)
2015 – Mark Juddery, Australian journalist and author (b. 1971)
2015 – Robert White, American soldier and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Paraguay (b. 1926)
2016 – Brian Bedford, English-American actor and director (b. 1935)
2016 – Giorgio Gomelsky, Georgian-American director, producer, songwriter, and manager (b. 1934)
2016 – Lawrence Phillips, American football player (b. 1975)
2017 – Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, English photographer and filmmaker (b. 1930)
2017 – Dick Gautier, American actor (b. 1931)
2017 – Magic Alex, Greek electronics engineer (b. 1942)

Source: wikipedia

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