Died On January 5th

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Discover the most famous people who died on January 5. The list includes people like Amelia Earhart, Calvin Coolidge, George Washington Carver, Pete Maravich, Charles Mingus. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, aviators, playwrights and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Amelia Earhart
(The First Female Aviator to Fly Solo Across the Atlantic Ocean)
Amelia Earhart
43
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atchison, Kansas, United States
Died: 1939
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 2 
Calvin Coolidge
(30th President of the United States (1923–1929))
Calvin Coolidge
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 4, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plymouth, Vermont, United States
Died: 1933
 3 
Catherine de' Medici
(Queen Consort of France (1547 - 1559))
Catherine de' Medici
10
Birthdate: April 13, 1519
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1589
 4 
George Washington Carver
(American Agricultural Scientist and Inventor Who Promoted Alternative Crops to Cotton and Methods to Prevent Soil Depletion)
George Washington Carver
32
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Diamond, Missouri, United States
Died: 1943
 5 
Sonny Bono
(One-half of the Popular Singing Duo 'Sonny & Cher')
Sonny Bono
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 6 
Sir Ernest Shackleton
(Anglo-Irish Antarctic Explorer)
Sir Ernest Shackleton
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kilkea, Ireland
Died: 1922
Edward the Confessor
9
Birthdate: 1003 AD
Birthplace: Islip
Died: 1066
 8 
Pete Maravich
(American Professional Basketball Player and One of the Best Ball Handlers of All Time)
Pete Maravich
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1988
 9 
Jerry Van Dyke
4
Birthdate: July 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Danville, Illinois, USA
Died: 2018
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Charles Mingus
(One of The Greatest Jazz Musicians & Composers in History)
Charles Mingus
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nogales, Arizona, United States
Died: 1979
 11 
Elizabeth of Russia
(Empress of Russia (1741 - 1762))
Elizabeth of Russia
7
Birthdate: December 29, 1709
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1762
 12 
John Young
(American Astronaut and the Ninth Person to Walk on the Moon)
John Young
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2018
 13 
Max Born
(German Physicist Who Won Nobel Prize for His Contribution to Quantum Mechanics)
Max Born
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: 1970
 14 
Thomas P. O'Neill
(Politician)
Thomas P. O'Neill
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: 1994
 15 
Amy Johnson
(Aviator)
Amy Johnson
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 1, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: 1941
 16 
Momofuku Ando
(Inventor of Instant Noodles and the Creator of the Brands 'Top Ramen' and 'Cup Noodles')
Momofuku Ando
3
Birthdate: March 5, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Puzi City, Taiwan
Died: 2007
 17 
Tug McGraw
(Baseball Player)
Tug McGraw
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Martinez, California, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Rogers Hornsby
(Baseball player)
Rogers Hornsby
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winters
Died: 1963
 19 
Arthur Kennedy
0
Birthdate: February 17, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S
Died: 1990
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 20 
Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 16, 1763
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St James's Palace, London, England
Died: 1827
 21 
Harold Urey
(American Physical Chemist Who Won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1934 for the Discovery of Deuterium)
Harold Urey
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 29, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Walkerton, Indiana, United States
Died: 1981
 22 
John Rabe
(Rescuer of Civilians During the Nanking Massacre)
John Rabe
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 23, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1950
 23 
Charles the Bold
(Was the Duke of Burgundy from 1467 to 1477)
Charles the Bold
4
Birthdate: November 10, 1433
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: 1477
 24 
Pierre Boulez
(Composer)
Pierre Boulez
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montbrison, France
Died: 2016
 25 
Joseph Radetzky von Radetz
(Governor-General of Lombardy–Venetia)
Joseph Radetzky von Radetz
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1766
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sedlčany, Czechia
Died: 1858
Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 18, 1856
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1929
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 27 
Margaret Laurence
(Novelist, Writer, Children's writer)
Margaret Laurence
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neepawa
Died: 1987
 28 
Mistinguett
(Actress)
Mistinguett
0
Birthdate: April 5, 1873
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Enghien-les-Bains, France
Died: 1956
 29 
Léon Walras
(Economist, University teacher, Mathematician)
Léon Walras
0
Birthdate: December 16, 1834
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Évreux
Died: 1910
 30 
Maria Cosway
(Artist)
Maria Cosway
0
Birthdate: June 11, 1760
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1838
Charles, Duke of Orléans
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 24, 1394
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1465
 32 
Tina Modotti
(Photographer Known for Her Symbolic Close-Ups and Images of Mexican Workers)
Tina Modotti
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: August 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Udine, Italy
Died: 1942
 33 
Károly Takács
(Olympic shooter)
Károly Takács
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1976
 34 
Don Carter
(Bowler)
Don Carter
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 2012
 35 
Kenneth Noland
(American Painter Best Known For His Color Field Paintings)
Kenneth Noland
0
Birthdate: April 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Asheville, North Carolina, U.S.
Died: 2010
 36 
Griffin Bell
(Attorney General)
Griffin Bell
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 31, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Americus, Georgia, United States
Died: 2009
 37 
Bob Brett
(Tennis Coach, Tennis Player)
Bob Brett
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died: 2021
 38 
Willie Mitchell
(Trumpeter)
Willie Mitchell
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ashland, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2010
 39 
Lincoln Kirstein
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 4, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, U.S.
Died: 1996
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 40 
Sir George Prevost, 1st Baronet
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 19, 1767
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States
Died: 1816
 41 
Al-Muʿtaṣim
(ʿAbbāsid caliph)
Al-Muʿtaṣim
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0796
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 0842
 42 
Mary Rowlandson
(Colonist)
Mary Rowlandson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1637 AD
Birthplace: Somerset, England
Died: 1711
 43 
Osami Nagano
(Admiral)
Osami Nagano
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1880
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kōchi, Japan
Died: 1947
 44 
Frederica Sagor Maas
(Screenwriter, Playwright, Journalist, Autobiographer, Essayist, Writer)
Frederica Sagor Maas
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 6, 1900
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2012
 45 
Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow
(Governor-General of India)
Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 24, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queensferry, Scotland
Died: 1952
 46 
Jerry Coleman
(Baseball player)
Jerry Coleman
0
Birthdate: September 14, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 47 
Philippa of England
(Queen of Denmark)
Philippa of England
0
Birthdate: July 4, 1394
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Peterborough Castle, Cambridgeshire
Died: 1430
 48 
Ben Rich
(American engineer)
Ben Rich
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 18, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: 1995
 49 
Herman Smith-Johannsen
(Cross-country skier)
Herman Smith-Johannsen
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 15, 1875
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Horten, Norway
Died: 1987
Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 5, 1737
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lyutkino, Russia
Died: 1808