On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1877

  • Jan 4 Cornelius Vanderbilt, American shipping and railroad magnate (New York Central Railroad), dies at 82
  • Jan 9 Alexander Brullov, Russia painter (b. 1799)
  • Jan 11 Pietro Romani, Italian conductor and composer, dies at 85
  • Jan 24 Johann Christian Poggendorff, German physicist (b. 1796)