On This Day

Deaths in History in January 1982

  • Jan 1 Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans), dies at 83
  • Jan 5 Edmund Herring, Australian military commander, Lieutenant Governor of Victoria (b. 1892)
  • Jan 7 Eugene Wegmann, Swiss geologist (Le Jura plisse), dies at 85
  • Jan 19 Leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy (WWII), dies at 77
  • Jan 22 Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70), dies at 71
  • Jan 24 Alfredo Ovando Candía, Bolivian president and dictator (b. 1918)
  • Jan 25 Mikhail Suslov, Soviet party ideologist and statesman, dies at 79
  • Jan 30 Félix Labisse, French painter (libidoscaphes), dies at 76