Deaths in History in January 1917

  • Jan 2 Edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84
  • Jan 6 Hendrik P G Quack, lawyer/economist (Bank of Neth), dies at 82
  • Jan 10 William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, American Wild West hunter and showman (Buffalo Bill's Wild West), dies at 70

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Jan 16 George Dewey, U.S. Admiral of the Navy, won Battle of Manila Bay, dies at 79

Admiral George Dewey
George Dewey
  • Jan 17 Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician, dies at 70
  • Jan 29 Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general in Egypt, dies at 75