On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1921

  • Jan 2 Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Chancellor of the German Empire (1909-17), dies at 64
  • Jan 7 Benno Erdmann, German philosopher (Logik I), dies at 69
  • Jan 8 Luis Villalba Munoz, composer, dies at 48
  • Jan 12 Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)
  • Jan 18 Adolf von Hildebrand, German sculptor, dies at 73
  • Jan 19 William Gunn, English cricket batsman (11 Tests) and soccer winger (2 caps), dies at 62
  • Jan 22 Captain George Streeter, American riverboat captain and circus owner (b. 1837)
  • Jan 23 Wlasyslaw Zelenski, composer, dies at 83
  • Jan 25 Mykola Leontovych, Ukrainian composer, dies at 43
  • Jan 27 Maurice Buckley, Australian soldier and winner of the Victoria Cross, dies at 29