Deaths in History in January 1796

  • Jan 1 Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde, French mathematician (b. 1735)
  • Jan 5 Samuel Huntington, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 64
  • Jan 8 Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46
  • Jan 13 John H. D. Anderson, Scottish scientist and inventor (b. 1726)