Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 29-Jan

Died on This Day (29-Jan)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Charles J. Hynes Charles J. Hynes Charles Joseph Hynes was an American lawyer and Democratic politician from New York who served as Kings County District Attorney from 1990 to 2013. American politician 83 1
Jacques Rivette Jacques Rivette Jacques Rivette was a French film director and film critic most commonly associated with the French New Wave and the film magazine Cahiers du Cinéma. French film director 87 4
Jack Stoddard Jack Stoddard John Edward "Jack" Stoddard was born in Stoney Creek, Ontario and was a professional ice hockey player who played 80 games in the National Hockey League. Canadian ice hockey player 87 6
Camilla Williams Camilla Williams Camilla Ella Williams was an American operatic soprano who performed nationally and internationally. American operatic soprano 92 8
Eckart Viehweg Eckart Viehweg Eckart Viehweg was a German mathematician. He was a professor of algebraic geometry at the University of Duisburg-Essen. German mathematician 61 10
Joe Viterelli Joseph Viterelli was an American actor, best remembered for playing Italian-American mobsters. American actor 66 16
Hadwen C. Fuller Hadwen C. Fuller Hadwen Carlton Fuller was a United States Representative from New York. American politician 94 30
Thelma Furness Thelma Furness Thelma Furness, Viscountess Furness was a mistress of King Edward VIII while he was still the Prince of Wales; she preceded Wallis Simpson in his affections . American actor 65 50
Charles Holland Duell Charles Holland Duell Charles Holland Duell was the Commissioner of the United States Patent Office from 1898 to 1901, and was later an Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia. United States Commissioner 69 100
Leopold II Leopold II Leopold II , was Grand Duke of Tuscany . He married twice; first to Maria Anna of Saxony, and after her death in 1832, to Maria Antonia of the Two-Sicilies. Grand Duke of Tuscany 72 150
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Stewart Sutherland Stewart Sutherland Stewart Ross Sutherland, Baron Sutherland of Houndwood, was a Scottish academic and public servant and one of Britain's most distinguished philosophers of religion. Baron Sutherland of Houndwood 76 2
Colleen McCullough Colleen McCullough Colleen Margaretta McCullough was an Australian author known for her novels, her most well-known being The Thorn Birds and The Ladies of Missalonghi. Thorn Birds author 77 5
David Taylor David Taylor David Conrad Taylor, BVMS, FRCVS, FZS , was a British veterinary surgeon. British veterinarian 78 7
Norman Wilkinson Norman Wilkinson Norman Francis Wilkinson was an English professional footballer. English footballer 79 9
Ephraim Kishon Ephraim Kishon Ephraim Kishon was an Israeli author, dramatist, screenwriter, and Oscar-nominated film director. Israeli author 80 15
Ferruccio Tagliavini Ferruccio Tagliavini Ferruccio Tagliavini was an Italian operatic tenor mainly active in the 1940s and 1950s. Italian opera singer 81 25
Jimmy Durante Jimmy Durante Jimmy Durante was an American actor, comedian, singer, vaudevillian, and pianist. American actor, comedian, singer, and pianist 86 40
Arthur Wollaston Bartholomew Arthur Wollaston Bartholomew Major General Arthur Wollaston Bartholomew, was a senior British Army officer who served as Commander of British Troops in China from 1935 to 1938. English cricketer 66 75
Charles Frédéric Girard Charles Frédéric Girard Charles Frédéric Girard was a French biologist specializing in ichthyology and herpetology. French zoologist 72 125
King George III King George III George III was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two kingdoms on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820. UK Monarch 81 200