Famous Deaths in January 1937

  • Jan 2 Ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29
  • Jan 5 Marie Booth, child of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1864)
  • Jan 6 AndrĂ© Besette, Canadian religious figure (b. 1845)
  • Jan 8 John Felix August Korling, composer, dies at 72
  • Jan 13 Walter Brearley, cricketer (17 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng 1905-12), dies
  • Jan 14 Jaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist (b. 1889)
  • Jan 21 Marie Prevost, Canadian actress (b. 1898)
  • Jan 23 Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (b. 1876)
  • Jan 28 Anastasios Metaxas, Greek architect and shooter (b. 1862)