On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1875

  • Jan 3 Pierre Larousse, French editor (b. 1817)
  • Jan 18 Joseph Philbrick Webster, composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 20 Jean-Fran├žois Millet, French painter (b. 1814)
  • Jan 22 Charles Sprague, American banker and poet (Curiosity), dies at 83
  • Jan 23 Charles Kingsley [Parson Lot], English vicar and historian (Westward Ho!), dies at 55
  • Jan 25 Leopold Jansa, Bohemian violinist, composer, and teacher, dies at 79