On This Day

Deaths in History in January 1913

  • Jan 2 Léon Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist (stratosphere), dies at 57
  • Jan 4 Alfred von Schlieffen, Prussian general-field marshal, dies at 79
  • Jan 6 Frederick Hitch, English Victoria Cross Winner (b. 1856)
  • Jan 13 Thomas P. Krag, Norwegian author and novelist (Jon Graeff, Ulf Ran), dies at 44
  • Jan 16 Thaddeus S. C. Lowe, American aeronaut and inventor, dies at 80
  • Jan 18 Edmond Robert Hubert Regout, Dutch industrialist and politician, dies at 49
  • Jan 22 Ferdinand van der Haeghen, Flemish librarian/bibliographer, dies at 82
  • Jan 22 Tokugawa Yoshinobu, 15th and last shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, dies at 75
  • Jan 23 Nazim Pasha, Turkey's PM, assassinated