Deaths in History in January 1974

  • Jan 6 David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77
  • Jan 7 Charles Alfred Coulson, British Chemist (theoretical), dies at 63
  • Jan 13 Salvador Novo, Mexican writer and poet, dies at 69
  • Jan 14 Josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies at 62
  • Jan 20 Edmund Blunden, British poet/critic, dies at 77
  • Jan 21 Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author, dies at 48
  • Jan 21 Lewis L Strauss, head US Atomic Energy Comm (1953-58), dies at 78
  • Jan 26 Siegfried von Vegesack, German writer, dies at 85
  • Jan 27 Georgios Grivas, Greek gen/oppos leader on Cyprus (EOKA), dies at 75
  • Jan 27 Paula Ludwig, Austrian German poet, dies at 74
  • Jan 31 Paul Haesaerts, Flemish architect/painter (Flandre), dies at 72

Person of interestSamuel Goldwyn

Jan 31 Samuel Goldwyn, Polish English American film magnate (MGM), dies of natural causes at 91

Hollywood Mogul Samuel Goldwyn
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Samuel Goldwyn