Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 26-Jan

Died on This Day (26-Jan)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Jean Guillou Jean Guillou Jean Victor Arthur Guillou was a French composer, organist, pianist, and pedagogue. French composer 88 1
Tam Dalyell Tam Dalyell Sir Thomas Dalyell, 11th Baronet, , dee-EL; 9 August 1932 – 26 January 2017), known as Tam Dalyell, was a Scottish Labour Party politician who was a member of the House of Commons from 1962 to 2005. Scottish Labour Party politician 84 3
Tom Gola Tom Gola Thomas Joseph Gola was an American basketball player and politician. American basketball player-coach 81 6
Dominique Mainon Dominique Mainon was an American author, screenwriter and filmmaker living in Laguna Beach, California. American Author 41 8
Louis Auchincloss Louis Auchincloss Louis Stanton Auchincloss was an American lawyer, novelist, historian, and essayist. Lawyer, novelist, historian, essayist 92 10
Hugh Trevor-Roper Hugh Trevor-Roper Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper, Baron Dacre of Glanton was an English historian. Historian 89 17
Don Budge Don Budge John Donald Budge was an American tennis player. He is most famous as the first player — male or female, and still the only American male — to win the four tournaments that comprise the Grand Slam of tennis in a single year. American tennis player 84 20
Kenny Clarke Kenny Clarke Kenneth Clarke Spearman , nicknamed Klook, was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. American musician 71 35
John C. Kluczynski John C. Kluczynski John Carl Kluczynski was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, representing the 5th district from 1951 until his death from a heart attack in Chicago, Illinois in 1975. American politician 78 45
Charles Himrod Charles Himrod Charles Himrod was an American politician who served as mayor of Boise, Idaho Territory, in the 1860s and 1870s. Mayor of Boise, Idaho Territory 77 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Elizabeth Hawley Elizabeth Hawley Elizabeth Hawley was an American journalist, author, and chronicler of Himalayan mountaineering expeditions. American journalist 94 2
Abe Vigoda Abe Vigoda Abraham Charles Vigoda was an American actor known for his portrayals of Salvatore Tessio in The Godfather and Phil Fish in both Barney Miller and Fish . American actor 94 4
Stefan Kudelski Stefan Kudelski Stefan Kudelski was a Polish audio engineer known for creating the Nagra series of professional audio recorders. Polish audio engineer 83 7
Charlie Louvin Charlie Louvin Charles Elzer Loudermilk , known professionally as Charlie Louvin, was an American country music singer and songwriter. Country singer 83 9
Vilma G. Holland Vilma G. Holland Vilma Isabel Gonzalez Cordova Holland was a Puerto Rican visual artist. Puerto Rican visual artist 76 15
Rudolph B. Davila Rudolph B. Davila Rudolph B. Davila , born in El Paso, Texas, was a United States Army officer, of Spanish-Filipino descent, who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in Italy during World War II. United States Army Medal of Honor recipient 85 18
Lewis Mumford Lewis Mumford Lewis Mumford was an American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic. American writer 94 30
Justas Paleckis Justas Paleckis Justas Paleckis was a Lithuanian journalist and politician. Soviet politician 81 40
Adolf Pittschellis Adolf Pittschellis The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II. SS officer 30 75
Arthur Cayley Arthur Cayley Arthur Cayley FRS was a prolific British mathematician who worked mostly on algebra. British mathematician 73 125