January 15 Deaths

1
Rocky Johnson (1944-2020)
Wrestler
2
Dolores O'Riordan (1971-2018)
Rock Singer
3
Brad Renfro (1982-2008)
Movie Actor
4
Carol Channing (1921-2019)
Stage Actress
5
Jimmy Snuka (1943-2017)
Wrestler
6
Ray Bolger (1904-1987)
Movie Actor
7
Vivi-Anne Hulten (1911-2003)
Figure Skater
8
Harry Nilsson (1941-1994)
Pop Singer
9
Elizabeth Short (1924-1947)
10
Roger Lloyd-Pack (1944-2014)
TV Actor
11
Joe B. Hall (1928-2022)
Basketball Coach
12
Jim Crowley (1902-1986)
Football Player
13
Samuel L Lewis (1896-1971)
Religious Leader
14
Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919)
Activist
15
Ralph Emery (1933-2022)
TV Show Host
16
Dan Haggerty (1941-2016)
TV Actor
17
Kim Fowley (1939-2015)
Music Producer
18
Ethel Lang (1900-2015)
Supercentenarian
19
Eddie Long (1953-2017)
Religious Leader
20
Susannah York (1939-2011)
Movie Actress
21
Leah Goldberg (1911-1970)
Poet
22
William O'Neal (1949-1990)
Activist
23
Yoshimitsu Yamada (1938-2023)
Martial Artist
24
Noreen Corcoran (1943-2016)
TV Actress
25
Romulus Zachariah Linney IV (1930-2011)
Playwright
26
Eliza McCardle Johnson (1810-1876)
First Lady
27
Mathew Brady (1822-1896)
Photographer
28
Ruth Warrick (1916-2005)
Soap Opera Actress
29
Morgan Phillips (1902-1963)
Politician
30
Harvey James (1952-2011)
Guitarist
31
Gordon Jackson (1923-1990)
TV Actor
32
Henry Iba (1904-1993)
Basketball Coach
33
Karem Mahmoud (1922-1995)
World Music Singer
34
Sammy Cahn (1913-1993)
Songwriter
35
Eric Knight (1897-1943)
Children's Author
36
Nagisa Oshima (1932-2013)
Screenwriter
37
Henry Arnold (1886-1950)
War Hero
38
Tapan Sinha (1924-2009)
Director
39
Bill Masterton (1938-1968)
Hockey Player
40
Fran Ryan (1916-2000)
TV Actress
41
Peter Paul Wyngarde (1928-2018)
TV Actor
42
Jessie Field Shambaugh (1881-1971)
Teacher
43
Ervin Drake (1919-2015)
Composer
44
Fannie Farmer (1857-1915)
Chef
45
Jim Champion (1926-1987)
Football Coach
46
Koos Du Plessis (1945-1984)
Folk Singer
47
Alex Barris (1922-2004)
Screenwriter
48
Francisco X Alarcon (1954-2016)
Poet