On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1777

  • Jan 1 Emanuele Barbella, Neapolitan composer, dies at 58
  • Jan 10 Spranger Barry, Irish Shakespearean actor, dies at 57
  • Jan 12 Hugh Mercer, Scottish military officer (fought in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War), dies of his wounds at the Battle of Princeton at 50