On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1926

  • Jan 4 Margherita of Savoy, Queen consort of the Kingdom of Italy by marriage to Umberto I (1878-1900), dies at 74
  • Jan 8 Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81
  • Jan 10 Eino Leino, Finnish poet, dies at 47
  • Jan 12 Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)
  • Jan 15 Enrico Toselli, Italian pianist and composer, dies at 42

Camillo Golgi

Jan 21 Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), dies at 81

  • Jan 23 Désiré-Joseph Mercier, Belgian philosopher and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, dies at 74
  • Jan 23 Joseph Carl Breil, American composer (Les amours de la reine Élisabeth), dies at 55
  • Jan 26 John Flannagan, Catholic priest, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University, dies at 66
  • Jan 28 Kaufmann Kohler, German-born American reform rabbi and theologian, dies at 82
  • Jan 30 Barbara La Marr [Reatha Watson], American vaudeville and silent film actress (The White Moth), and screenwriter, dies from pulmonary tuberculosis and nephritis at 29