Famous Deaths in January 1893

  • Jan 2 John Obadiah Westwood, British entomologist (b. 1805)
  • Jan 7 Jo┼żef Stefan, Slovenian physicist and mathematician (b. 1835)
  • Jan 9 Mohara, Arab ivory/slave trader, dies in battle & is eaten
  • Jan 11 Benjamin F Butler, US gen/presidential candidate (anti-monopoly), dies at 74
  • Jan 15 Fanny Kemble, British actress and author (b. 1809)
  • Jan 16 Johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74

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Jan 17 Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th US President (Republican: 1877-81), dies of a heart attack at 70

19th US President Rutherford B. Hayes
19th US President
Rutherford B. Hayes
  • Jan 19 Julius Eichberg, composer, dies at 68
  • Jan 22 Vincenz Lachner, composer, dies at 81
  • Jan 23 Jose Zorrilla y Moral, Spanish poet (Granada), dies at 75
  • Jan 23 Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1825)
  • Jan 26 Abner Doubleday, credited with inventing baseball, dies on 74th birthday
  • Jan 27 James G Blaine, US minister of foreign affairs, dies at 62