Died On January 8th

Discover the most famous people who died on January 8. The list includes people like Galileo Galilei, François Mitterrand, Eli Whitney, Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, Arcangelo Corelli. Famous personalities featured on this list, include physicists, political leaders, artists and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Italy, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.

Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei
15 February 1564, Italian
Astronomer, Mathematician, Philosopher, Rebel
Yvonne De CarloYvonne De Carlo
01 September 1922, Canadian, American
Actress

Steve ClarkSteve Clark
23 April 1960, British
Musician

François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
26 October 1916, French
Former President of France

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
05 March 1898, Chinese
First Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-PowellRobert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
22 February 1857, British
Founder of the Scout Movement
Eli WhitneyEli Whitney
08 December 1765, American
American inventor

Joseph SchumpeterJoseph Schumpeter
08 February 1883, Austrian, Czech
Economist

Pat ButtramPat Buttram
19 June 1915, American
Actor

Jim ElliotJim Elliot
08 October 1927, American
Missionary
Akbar Hashemi RafsanjaniAkbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
25 August 1934, Iranian
Former President of Iran

Arcangelo CorelliArcangelo Corelli
17 February 1653, Italian
Composer
Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
08 April 1911, American
Biochemist

Michael TippettMichael Tippett
02 January 1905, British
Composer

Wesley RugglesWesley Ruggles
11 June 1889, American
Film Director
Dave ThomasDave Thomas
02 July 1932, American
American businessman

Joshua A. NortonJoshua A. Norton
04 February 1818, American
Businessman
Aleksandr ProkhorovAleksandr Prokhorov
11 July 1916, Russian
Physicist

GiottoGiotto
Italian
 

Terry-ThomasTerry-Thomas
14 July 1911, British
Actor
Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
30 March 1844, French
Poet, Essayist, Writer, Librettist

Sara CarterSara Carter
21 July 1898, American
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Peter SarstedtPeter Sarstedt
10 December 1941, Indian, British
Singer

Adam WorthAdam Worth
1844 AD, German
art thief

Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
20 June 1887, German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,

GalileoGalileo
15 February 1564, Italian
Astronomer, Scientist
Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
08 November 1869, American
Lawyer, Judge
Yuen Siu-tienYuen Siu-tien
27 November 1912
Actor, Film actor

Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
20 March 1919, German
Aviator, Officer

Simon Bolivar BucknerSimon Bolivar Buckner
01 April 1823, American
Soldier

Tony HalmeTony Halme
06 January 1963, Finnish
Boxer, Politician, Singer, Professional wrestler
George BellowsGeorge Bellows
19 August 1882, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

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Nate SaintNate Saint
30 August 1923, American
Aviator

Giotto di BondoneGiotto di Bondone
30 June 1266, Italian
Painter, Architect

Art ClokeyArt Clokey
12 October 1921, American
American animator

David Marshall WilliamsDavid Marshall Williams
13 November 1900, American
 
Alasdair MilneAlasdair Milne
08 October 1930, British
Television producer, Journalist

Andrei BelyAndrei Bely
14 October 1880, Russian
poet, writer, autobiographer,playwright, literary
Richard John NeuhausRichard John Neuhaus
14 May 1936, American
Television presenter, Author, Journalist,

Alexander ProkhorovAlexander Prokhorov
11 July 1916, Russian
Physicist

Nicolai GeddaNicolai Gedda
11 July 1925, Swedish
Opera singer, Singer, Music educator
Władysław TurowiczWładysław Turowicz
23 April 1908, Polish
Physicist, Aerospace engineer

Pope Celestine IIIPope Celestine III
1106 AD, Italian
 
Jane BolinJane Bolin
11 April 1908, American
American judge

George Maxwell RichardsGeorge Maxwell Richards
01 December 1931, Trinidadian
Former President of Trinidad and Tobago

Carlos MonzonCarlos Monzon
07 August 1942, Argentinian
Boxer

Xavier MertzXavier Mertz
06 October 1882, Swiss
Explorer, Alpine skier

Joseph A. SchumpeterJoseph A. Schumpeter
08 February 1883, Austrian, American
Economist
Keshab Chunder SenKeshab Chunder Sen
19 November 1838, Indian
Philosopher

Nikolai Alekseevich NekrasovNikolai Alekseevich Nekrasov
10 December 1821, Ukrainian
poet