On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1798

  • Jan 9 Pedro Pablo Abarca d Bolea, Spanish officer, and ount earl of Aranda, dies at 79
  • Jan 20 Christian Cannabich, German composer and royal chaplain master, dies at 66
  • Jan 22 Lewis Morris, American landowner and farmer (signed US Declaration of Independence), dies at 71
  • Jan 22 Matija A Reljkovic, Croatian writer (Satire of Wild Man), dies at 66
  • Jan 26 Christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer, conductor and tutor of Ludwig van Beethoven, dies at 49