On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1883

  • Jan 4 Nicolás Ledesma, composer, dies at 91
  • Jan 4 Antoine Eugène Alfred Chanzy, French general (b. 1823)
  • Jan 5 Charles Tompson, first Australian published poet (b. 1806)
  • Jan 10 Dr Samuel A. Mudd, American medical doctor (b. 1833)
  • Jan 10 Samuel Mudd, American physician (imprisoned for conspiring with John Wilkes Booth), dies of pneumonia at 49
  • Jan 21 Jacopo Tomadini, Italian composer, dies at 62
  • Jan 23 Gustave Doré, French artist, engraver, and illustrator (b. 1832)
  • Jan 24 Friedrich von Flotow, German composer, dies at 70