Died On January 15th

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Rocky Johnson
(Canadian Professional Wrestler and Father of Actor and Former WWE Wrestler ‘Dwayne Johnson’)
Rocky Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amherst, Canada
Died: 2020
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Black Dahlia
(Murder Victim)
Black Dahlia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts
Died: 1947
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Dolores O'Riordan
(Lead Vocalist and Lyricist for the Alternative Rock Band ‘The Cranberries')
Dolores O'Riordan
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland
Died: 2018
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Meyer Lansky
(Gangster, Mob's Accountant)
Meyer Lansky
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: 1983
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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Carol Channing
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Birthdate: January 31, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Died: 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Rosa Luxemburg
(Revolutionary Socialist, Marxist Philosopher & Anti-War Activist)
Rosa Luxemburg
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 5, 1871
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zamosc, Poland
Died: 1919
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Jimmy Snuka
(Wrestlers)
Jimmy Snuka
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fiji
Died: 2017
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Vasco Núñez de Balboa
(Spanish Explorer)
Vasco Núñez de Balboa
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1475 AD
Birthplace: Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain
Died: 1519
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Dan Haggerty
(Actor best known for playing the title role in the film and television series The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams.)
Dan Haggerty
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Birthdate: November 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pound, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Harry Nilsson
(Former Singer-songwriter known for Everybody's Talkin' and Without You, both of which won Grammy Awards)
Harry Nilsson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 15, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1994
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Ray Bolger
(Actor)
Ray Bolger
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Birthdate: January 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 1987
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Galba
(Roman Emperor)
Galba
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Birthdate: December 24, 0003
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Terracina, Italy
Died: 0069
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Roger Lloyd Pack
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Birthdate: February 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: 2014
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Susannah York
(Actress)
Susannah York
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Birthdate: January 9, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Died: 2011
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Henry H. Arnold
(Military Leader)
Henry H. Arnold
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1950
Prithvi Narayan Shah
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Birthdate: January 11, 1723
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gorkha, Nepal
Died: 1775
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Gordon Jackson
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Birthdate: December 19, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: 1990
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Gulzarilal Nanda
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Gulzarilal Nanda
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 4, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sialkot, Punjab, British India (now in Punjab, Pakistan)
Died: 1998
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Emma, Lady Hamilton
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 26, 1765
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Great Neston, England
Died: 1815
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Banastre Tarleton
(Former lieutenant colonel at the end of the American Revolution)
Banastre Tarleton
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 21, 1754
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: 1833
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Minnesota Fats
(Pool player)
Minnesota Fats
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1996
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Brad Renfro
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Birthdate: July 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Ahmadu Bello
(Politician)
Ahmadu Bello
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 12, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rabbah bar Nahmani
Died: 1966
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Yves Tanguy
(Painter)
Yves Tanguy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1955
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Ruth Warrick
(Singer)
Ruth Warrick
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Birthdate: June 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Sammy Cahn
(Lyricist)
Sammy Cahn
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 18, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: 1993
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Edward Everett
(Former American senator)
Edward Everett
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 11, 1794
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Died: 1865
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Homai Vyarawalla
(Photojournalist)
Homai Vyarawalla
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Birthdate: December 9, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Navsari, Bombay, India
Died: 2012
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Ivan Meštrović
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 15, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vrpolje
Died: 1962
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Eliza McCardle Johnson
(U.S. First Lady)
Eliza McCardle Johnson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 4, 1810
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Telford, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1876
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Karl Liebknecht
(German Socialist and One of the Founders of the 'Communist Party of Germany')
Karl Liebknecht
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 13, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: 1919
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Jack Teagarden
(Trombonist)
Jack Teagarden
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 20, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, US
Died: 1964
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Zinaida Portnova
(Soviet Teenager)
Zinaida Portnova
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1944
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Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
(First and Only Prime Minister of Nigeria Upon Independence)
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bauchi, Nigeria
Died: 1966
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Fannie Farmer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 23, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1915
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Fanny Kemble
(Actress)
Fanny Kemble
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Birthdate: November 27, 1809
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1893
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Dee Murray
(Musician, Guitarist, Songwriter)
Dee Murray
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gillingham
Died: 1992
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Seraphim of Sarov
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 30, 1754
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kursk, Russia
Died: 1833
Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
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Birthdate: May 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Died: 2006
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Junior Wells
(Musician)
Junior Wells
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1998
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Marshall W. Nirenberg
(Biochemist and Geneticist)
Marshall W. Nirenberg
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 10, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2010
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Gyorgy Cziffra
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 5, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1994
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Romulus Linney
(Playwright, Novelist)
Romulus Linney
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 21, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2011
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Hal Baylor
(Actor, Boxer)
Hal Baylor
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 10, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Banner County, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1998
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Martin Kosleck
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Birthdate: March 24, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barkocin, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
Died: 1994
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Neil M. Gunn
(Novelist)
Neil M. Gunn
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Birthdate: November 8, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dunbeath, Caithness, Scotland
Died: 1973
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Leah Goldberg
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 29, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kaliningrad, Russia
Died: 1970
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Olivia Goldsmith
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dumont, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2004
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Nagisa Oshima
(One of the Foremost Directors Within the 'Japanese New Wave')
Nagisa Oshima
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Birthdate: March 31, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tamano, Okayama, Japan
Died: 2013
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Elizabeth Janeway
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2005
Discover the most famous people who died on January 15. The list includes people like Rosa Luxemburg, Gulzarilal Nanda, Ivan Meštrovi?, Edward Everett, Marshall W. Nirenberg. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, diplomats and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, Poland & Nigeria and many more countries.