Famous Deaths in January 1936

  • Jan 2 Sir Francis Newdegate, Governor of Tasmania, Western Australia (b. 1862)
  • Jan 6 Charles A Stoneham, pres (NY Giants), dies
  • Jan 7 Howard Francis, cricketer (2 Tests S Af v Eng 1898-99, 39 runs), dies
  • Jan 7 Guy d'Hardelot, French composer, best known for Because (b. 1858)
  • Jan 9 John Gilbert, American actor, screenwriter and director (The Hater of Men, Man, Woman and Sin), dies from a heart attack at 40
  • Jan 10 Charles Wright, cricketer (3 Tests England v South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • Jan 15 Henry Forster, cricket (Hants & Oxford U, Gov-Gen of Australia), dies
  • Jan 16 Albert Fish, American serial killer, executed at 65
  • Jan 17 Mateiu Caragiale, Romanian author (b. 1885)

Person of interestRudyard Kipling

Jan 18 Rudyard Kipling, English author (Gunga Din, Nobel 1907), dies at 70

Person of interestGeorge V

Jan 20 George V, King of Britain (1910-36), dies at 70

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V
  • Jan 22 Louis Glass, Danish composer, dies at 71
  • Jan 23 Dame Clara Butt, alto singer (Country of Hope & Glory), dies at 62
  • Jan 28 Richard Loeb, American Murder, killed Bobby Franks along with Nathan Leopold, killed in prison at 30