On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1876

  • Jan 7 Juste Olivier, Swiss poet (b. 1807)
  • Jan 9 Samuel Gridley Howe, United States physician, abolitionist, and an advocate of education for the blind, dies at 74
  • Jan 10 Charles EH de Coussemaker, Belgian musicologist/historian, dies at 70

Gordon Granger

Jan 10 Gordon Granger, American Major General during the Civil War (Union Army), dies at 54

  • Jan 15 Eliza Johnson, U.S. First Lady (b. 1810)