Famous Deaths on January 24, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar, Turkish poet, novelist, recognized as one of the most important representatives of modernism in Turkish literature (A Mind at Peace, The Time Regulation Institute), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • Stanley Lord, captain of the SS Californian the night of the Titanic disaster (b. 1877)
  • Tom Shirley, actor/TV announcer (They're Off), dies at 62