Famous Deaths in January 1946

  • Jan 2 Joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies
  • Jan 3 William Joyce, (Lord Haw Haw), hanged in Britain for treason
  • Jan 4 Barney Oldfield, daredevil, dies at 67
  • Jan 5 Kitty Cheatham, American singer (b. 1864)
  • Jan 7 Adamo Didur, Polish tenor (b. 1874)

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Jan 8 Dion Fortune, British occultist and author dies at 55

Occultist and Author Dion Fortune
Occultist and Author
Dion Fortune
  • Jan 9 Countee Cullen, African American poet of the Harlem Renaissance (Black Christ, One Way to Heaven), dies at 42
  • Jan 9 Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (b. 1874)
  • Jan 16 Johanna HC Albregt, actress/wife of Henri Dons (Paradise), dies at 71
  • Jan 17 Gottfried Rudinger, composer, dies at 59
  • Jan 23 Feliks Nowowiejski, composer, dies at 68
  • Jan 23 Matteo Giulio Bartoli, linguist, dies at 72
  • Jan 26 Adriaan van Maanen, Dutch-American astronomer (b. 1884)
  • Jan 29 Harry L Hopkins, US min of Business (Loan & Lease law), dies at 55
  • Jan 29 Sidney James Jones, composer, dies at 84