Famous Deaths in January 1900

  • Jan 3 Edwin George Monk, composer, dies at 80
  • Jan 8 Billy Bates, cricketer (656 runs & 50 wkts in 15 Tests for Eng), dies
  • Jan 20 John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81
  • Jan 20 Richard D Blackmore, English novelist (Lorna Doone), dies at 74

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Jan 22 David Edward Hughes, British-American inventor (microphone, teleprinter), dies at 68

  • Jan 30 Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright, dies at 71