Deaths in History in January 1900

  • Jan 20 John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81
  • Jan 20 R. D. Blackmore, English novelist (Norie, Lorna Doone), dies at 74
  • Jan 30 Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright, dies at 71