Deaths in History in January 1963

  • Jan 3 Oscar Backing, Austria/Neth viola player, dies at 83
  • Jan 6 Lourens GM Baas Becking, Dutch botanist/resistance fighter, dies at 68
  • Jan 7 Arthur Moore, Premier of Queensland (b. 1876)
  • Jan 8 Stark Young, American writer (So Red the Rose), dies at 81
  • Jan 8 Kay Sage, American artist and poet commits suicide aged 64
  • Jan 11 Arthur D Nock, English/Americans historian (St Paul), dies at 60
  • Jan 13 Rad Kortenhorst [Leonardus Gerardus Kortenhorst], Dutch politician (KVP), dies at 76
  • Jan 14 Gustav Regler, German writer, dies at 64
  • Jan 21 Franz Jung, German writer and political activist, dies at 74
  • Jan 28 Jean Felix Piccard, swiss explorer, dies on his 79th birthday

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Jan 29 Robert Frost, American poet (New Hampshire, 4 Pulitzers), dies at 88