On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1800

  • Jan 1 Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton, French zoologist, dies at 83
  • Jan 6 William Jones, English composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 9 Jean √Čtienne Championnet, French general (b. 1762)
  • Jan 10 Johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46
  • Jan 23 Edward Rutledge, US attorney (signed US Declaration of Independence), dies at 50