January 3, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Deaths in History

  • Harold Zirin, American astronomer, dies at 82
  • Josef Skvorecky, Czech writer and publisher, dies at 87
  • Robert L Carter, American civil rights activist and judge, dies after complications from a stroke at 94
  • Winifred Milius Lubell, American illustrator and writer, dies of congestive heart failure at 97
  • Wylie Walker Vale, American Endocrinologist who discovered the stress hormone, dies at 70.