On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1902

  • Jan 6 Jan Bloch, Polish military theorist and peace activist, dies at 65
  • Jan 9 Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian lawyer/Interior minister, dies at 66
  • Jan 11 Johnny Briggs, English cricket all-rounder (33 Tests; 118 wickets @ 17.75), dies of complications from an epileptic seizure at 39
  • Jan 14 Cato M. Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician and chemist (law of mass action), dies at 65
  • Jan 15 Alpheus Hyatt, American zoologist and paleontologist, dies at 63
  • Jan 17 Gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed
  • Jan 18 Filippo Marchetti, composer, dies at 70
  • Jan 19 Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart [Esther Pariseau], Canadian religious leader (US capitol), dies at 78