On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1869

  • Jan 1 Martin W. Bates, American politician, dies at 82
  • Jan 17 Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, Russian composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 26 Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross, committed suicide at 22
  • Jan 28 Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, French composer, dies at 72
  • Jan 30 William Carleton, Irish novelist (b. 1794)