On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in January 1876

  • Jan 7 Juste Olivier, Swiss poet (b. 1807)
  • Jan 9 Samuel Gridley Howe, United States physician, abolitionist, and an advocate of education for the blind, dies at 74

Gordon Granger

Jan 10 Gordon Granger, American Major General during the Civil War (Union Army), dies at 54

  • Jan 15 Eliza Johnson, U.S. First Lady (b. 1810)