Famous Deaths in January 1934

  • Jan 1 Jakob Wassermann, writer, dies at 60
  • Jan 6 Herbert Chapman, Legendary Manager of Arsenal and Huddersfield Town (b. 1878)
  • Jan 8 Alexandre Stavisky, French swindler, dies
  • Jan 8 Andrei Bely, Russian writer (b. 1880)
  • Jan 10 Marinus van der Lubbe, Dutch communist, beheaded in Berlin at 24
  • Jan 12 Pawel Kochanski, Polish violinist, composer and arranger (b. 1887)
  • Jan 13 Jean-Baptiste Marchand, soldier/explorer (Sudan), dies at 70
  • Jan 13 Paul Ulrich Villard, French Chemist and Physicist who discovered gamma rays, dies at 73
  • Jan 15 Hermann Bahr, Austrian writer (Concert), dies at 70
  • Jan 15 Patrick O'Malley, US policeman, killed by John Dillinger
  • Jan 16 Annie Patterson, composer, dies at 65
  • Jan 19 Armand Parent, composer, dies at 70
  • Jan 29 Fritz Haber, German chemist (Nobel 1918), dies at 65
  • Jan 30 Frank Nelson Doubleday, American publisher (b. 1862)