On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1910

  • Jan 1 Harriet Powers, African-American slave & quilt maker (Bible Quilt 1886), dies at 72
  • Jan 4 Leon Delagrange, French aviation pioneer, dies
  • Jan 12 Harry Staley, American baseball pitcher (MLB record 9 RBI 1893; record lasts 70+ years), dies at 43
  • Jan 17 Wilhelm F Kohlrausch, German physicist (Additiviteitsregel), dies at 69
  • Jan 25 Leon Walras, French economist (School of Lausanne), dies at 75
  • Jan 27 Thomas Crapper, English plumber and inventor (ballcock), dies at 73
  • Jan 28 Jose Garcia Robles, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • Jan 29 Édouard Rod, French-Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e), dies at 52