Famous Deaths in January 1891

  • Jan 4 Joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies
  • Jan 4 Antoine Labelle, Quebec catholic priest (b. 1833)
  • Jan 5 Guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49), dies at 89
  • Jan 5 Emma Abbott, American soprano (b. 1849)
  • Jan 7 Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79
  • Jan 8 Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81
  • Jan 11 Georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81
  • Jan 16 Clement Philibert Leo Delibes, composer (Lakmé), dies at 54
  • Jan 17 Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74

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Jan 17 George Bancroft, American historian and father of U.S. History, dies at 90

Father of U.S. History George Bancroft
Father of U.S. History
George Bancroft
  • Jan 20 David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies
  • Jan 21 Calixa Lavallee, composer, dies at 48
  • Jan 23 Boudouin LPMCAJL, prince of Belgium/count of Flaanders, dies at 21
  • Jan 26 Nicholaus Otto, German auto pioneer (internal combustion engine), dies. (b. 1833)
  • Jan 31 Ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75