January 16, 1987 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Deaths in History

  • Bertram Wainer, Australian pro-abortion campaigner (b. 1928)
  • Earl Wilson, Bdwy columnist (Midnight Earl), dies in Yonkers at 79
  • Ilse Lagner, German antiwar writer, dies at 87
  • Ilse Langen, writer, dies at 87
  • Joyce Jameson, comedienne (Spike Jones Show), dies at 54