On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1905

  • Jan 1 Mabel Cahill, Irish tennis player (US National C'ship 1891-92), dies at 41
  • Jan 10 Kārlis Baumanis, Latvian composer (b. 1835)
  • Jan 11 Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter, Warsaw, Hasidic rabbi (b. 1847)
  • Jan 13 George Thorn, Premier of Queensland (b. 1838)
  • Jan 14 Ernst Abbe, German physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company), dies at 64
  • Jan 19 Debendranath Tagore, Indian philosopher (b. 1817)
  • Jan 20 Stanislaw Pilinski, French pianist and composer, dies at 65