Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 31-Jan

Died on This Day (31-Jan)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Abraham J. Twerski Abraham J. Twerski Abraham Joshua Heshel Twerski ; October 6, 1930 – January 31, 2021) was an Israeli-American Hasidic rabbi, a scion of the Chernobyl Hasidic dynasty, and a psychiatrist specializing in substance abuse. Israeli-American Hasidic rabbi 90 2
Pierre Nanterme Pierre Nanterme Pierre Nanterme was a French business executive. He was the chairman and chief executive officer of Accenture, a global management consulting and professional services firm. French business executive 59 4
Grethe Bartram Grethe Bartram Maren Margrethe Thomsen, known as Maren Margrethe "Grethe" Bartram and "Thora" , was a Danish woman who informed on at least 53 people from the Danish resistance movement during the Second World War, resulting in the early communist resistance groups being dismantled and many of their members being sent to Nazi concentration camps. Nazi informer 92 6
Richard von Weizsacker Richard von Weizsacker ichar Richard Karl Freiherr von Weizsäcker ; 15 April 1920 – 31 January 2015) was a German politician , who served as President of Germany from 1984 to 1994. President of West Germany 94 8
Hassan Habibi Hassan Habibi Hassan Ebrahim Habibi was an Iranian politician, lawyer, scholar and the first first vice president from 1989 until 2001 under Presidents Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Mohammad Khatami. Iranian politician 76 10
Horace Hahn Horace Hahn Horace L. Hahn was an American actor best known for working with Cecil B. American actor 87 20
John Poulson John Poulson John Garlick Llewellyn Poulson was a British architectural designer and businessman who caused a major political scandal when his use of bribery was disclosed in 1972. British architect 82 30
Robert Ten Broeck Stevens Robert Ten Broeck Stevens Robert Ten Broeck Stevens was a US businessman and former chairman of J. US businessman 83 40
Clarence Lehr Clarence Lehr Clarence Emanuel Lehr nicknamed "King", was a Major League Baseball outfielder and infielder who played for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1911. American baseball player 61 75
Harris M. Plaisted Harris M. Plaisted Harris Merrill Plaisted was an attorney, politician, and Union Army officer from Maine. Union Army general, lawyer, politician 69 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Mary Higgins Clark Mary Higgins Clark Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark was an American author of suspense novels. American author of suspense novels 92 3
Oscar Gamble Oscar Gamble Oscar Charles Gamble was an American professional baseball outfielder and designated hitter, who played in Major League Baseball for 17 seasons, from 1969 to 1985, for seven teams: the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees ; as well as the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Indians, San Diego Padres, and Texas Rangers. American baseballer 68 5
Terry Wogan Terry Wogan Sir Michael Terence Wogan was an Irish-British radio and television broadcaster who worked for the BBC in the UK for most of his career. Radio and television broadcaster 77 7
Christopher Jones Christopher Jones William Frank Jones , better known as Christopher Jones, was an American stage, movie, and television actor. American actor 72 9
Veronika Bayer Veronika Bayer Veronika Bayer was a German actress. German actor 67 15
Karol Stryja Karol Stryja Karol Stryja was a Polish conductor and teacher. Stryja, son of a tailor, was born in Cieszyn and finished elementary school, gymnasium and teachers' seminary there. Polish conductor 82 25
A. W. H. Abeyesundere A. W. H. Abeyesundere A. W. H. Abeyesundere, QC was a Sri Lankan lawyer, independence activist, former acting Attorney General of Sri Lanka and judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan judge 81 35
Jack MacGowran Jack MacGowran John Joseph MacGowran was an Irish actor, probably best known for his work with Samuel Beckett. Irish actor 54 50
Eligiusz Niewiadomski Eligiusz Niewiadomski Eligiusz Niewiadomski was a Polish modernist painter and art critic who sympathized with the right-wing National Democracy movement. Polish artist 53 100
Joel Aldrich Matteson Joel Aldrich Matteson Joel Aldrich Matteson was the tenth Governor of Illinois, serving from 1853 to 1857. American politician 64 150