Famous People Who Died in January 1785

  • Jan 3 Baldassare Galuppi, Venetian composer (opera buffa), dies at 68

Haym SalomonHaym Salomon (1740-1785)

Jan 6 Polish-born American broker who helped finance the American Revolution, dies in Philadelphia at 44

  • Jan 19 Jonathan Toup, English classical scholar and critic (b. 1713)
  • Jan 23 Matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (b. 1717)