Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 29-Jan
Died on This Day (29-Jan)
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.
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
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
Camilla Ella Williams was an American operatic soprano who performed nationally and internationally.
American operatic soprano
Eckart Viehweg was a German mathematician. He was a professor of algebraic geometry at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
Joseph Viterelli was an American actor, best remembered for playing Italian-American mobsters.
Ferruccio Tagliavini was an Italian operatic tenor mainly active in the 1940s and 1950s.
Italian opera singer
James Francis Durante was an American actor, comedian, singer, and pianist.
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.
Charles Frédéric Girard
Charles Frédéric Girard was a French biologist specializing in ichthyology and herpetology.
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
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
David Conrad Taylor, BVMS, FRCVS, FZS , was a British veterinary surgeon.
Norman Francis Wilkinson was an English professional footballer.
Ephraim Kishon was an Israeli author, dramatist, screenwriter, and Oscar-nominated film director.
Frank Edward "Ted" Moss was an American lawyer and politician.
Hadwen C. Fuller
Hadwen Carlton Fuller was a United States Representative from New York.
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 .
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
King George III
George III was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820.