On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1907

  • Jan 1 Cyrill Kistler, German composer, dies at 58
  • Jan 3 Josef Foerster, Czech composer, and music teacher, dies at 73
  • Jan 6 Walter Read, cricketer (Engl batsman, 117 at no 10 v Aust 1884), dies
  • Jan 7 Anton Urspruch, composer, dies at 56
  • Jan 8 Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 57
  • Jan 9 Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, Queen of Hanover, dies at 88
  • Jan 14 Karl von Perfall, German composer, dies at 82
  • Jan 14 Sir James Fergusson, British politician, and governor of South Australia, New Zealand and Bombay (b. 1832)
  • Jan 16 Alfred Shaw, cricketer (seven Tests for England 1877-82), dies at 64
  • Jan 25 RenĂ© Pottier, French racing cyclist (Tour de France 1906), dies at 27
  • Jan 31 Timothy Eaton, Irish-born Canadian department store founder (Eatons), dies at 72