On This Day

Deaths in History in January 1897

Person of interestIsaac Pitman

Jan 12 Isaac Pitman, English teacher and inventor of Pitman shorthand (Stenographic Soundhand), dies at 84

English Teacher and Inventor Isaac Pitman
English Teacher and Inventor
Isaac Pitman
  • Jan 29 John E. Smith, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), dies at 80