Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 31-Jan

Died on This Day (31-Jan)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
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 1
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 3
Richard von Weizsacker Richard von Weizsacker Richard Karl Freiherr von Weizsäcker was a German politician , who served as President of Germany from 1984 to 1994. President of West Germany 94 5
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 7
Michael Tolan Michael Tolan Michael Tolan was an American actor. American actor 85 9
Franz-Joseph Schulze Franz-Joseph Schulze Franz-Joseph Schulze was a German general who was the Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Central Europe . German general and Knight's Cross recipients 86 15
Gil Kane Gil Kane Gil Kane was a Latvian-born American comics artist whose career spanned the 1940s to the 1990s and virtually every major comics company and character. Comic book artist 73 20
Joseph Burke Joseph Burke Joseph Burke was the longest-tenured judge in the history of the Illinois Appellate Court. American judge 101 30
Emanuel Sperner Emanuel Sperner Emanuel Sperner was a German mathematician, best known for two theorems. German mathematician 74 40
Eddie Slovik Eddie Slovik Edward Donald Slovik was a United States Army soldier during World War II and the only American soldier to be court-martialled and executed for desertion since the American Civil War. American soldier 24 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
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 2
Terry Wogan Terry Wogan Sir Michael Terence Wogan KBE DL was an Irish radio and television broadcaster who worked for the BBC in the UK for most of his career. Radio and television broadcaster 77 4
Christopher Jones Christopher Jones William Frank Jones , better known as Christopher Jones, was an American stage, movie, and television actor. American actor 72 6
Anthony Bevilacqua Anthony Bevilacqua Anthony Joseph Bevilacqua was an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. American cardinal 88 8
Kage Baker Kage Baker Kage Baker was an American science fiction and fantasy writer. American writer 57 10
Eleanor Holm Eleanor Holm Eleanor G. Holm was an American competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist. American swimmer, Olympic gold medalist 90 16
George Abbott George Abbott George Francis Abbott was an American theatre producer, director, playwright, screenwriter, film director and producer whose career spanned eight decades. American film director 107 25
Józef Mackiewicz Józef Mackiewicz Józef Mackiewicz was a Polish writer, novelist and political commentator; best known for his documentary novels Nie trzeba głośno mówić , and Droga donikąd . Polish writer 82 35
Mikhail Mil Mikhail Mil Mikhail Leontyevich Mil was a Russian aerospace engineer and scientist. Soviet helicopter designer 60 50
Wilhelm Pfeffer Wilhelm Pfeffer Wilhelm Friedrich Philipp Pfeffer was a German botanist and plant physiologist born in Grebenstein. German botanist 74 100