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9th January 1923 (96 Years)
Katherine Mansfield, writer of the Dove's Nest, died at 34. 95 years.
9th January 1936 (83 Years)
John Gilbert, American actor, screenwriter and director, died. 80 years.
9th January 1969 (50 Years)
The first trial flight of the Concorde in Bristol. 50 years
10th January 1863 (156 Years)
Lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman and temperance movement leader dies. (b. 1775). 150 years.
10th January 1917 (102 Years)
William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, US frontiersman, died in Denver, Colorado. 100 years
10th January 1917 (102 Years)
William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, US frontiersman, died in Denver, Colorado. 100 years.
10th January 1941 (78 Years)
Sir John Lavery, Irish portrait and landscape painter, dies. 75 years.
10th January 1941 (78 Years)
Sir John Lavery, Irish portrait and landscape painter, dies in County Kilkenny, aged 84. 75 years.
10th January 1952 (67 Years)
SS Flying Enterprise, a 6,711 ton Type C1-B ship, was built in 1944 as SS Cape Kumukaki for the US Maritime Commission for use in World War II, sank. 65 years.
11th January 1838 (181 Years)
First telegraph message of dots and dashes is sent in the United States. 180 years.
11th January 1891 (128 Years)
Georges-Eugene Haussmann, French urban planner who reconstructed central Paris. died. 125 years.
11th January 1928 (91 Years)
Thomas Hardy, English author and poet, died. 90 years.
11th January 1935 (84 Years)
Amelia Earhart becomes the first aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, from Honolulu, Hawaii to Oakland, California. 85 years.
11th January 1966 (53 Years)
Alberto Giacometti, Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman and printmaker, dies. 50 years.
12th January 1895 (124 Years)
National Trust, the independent charity and membership organisation for environmental and heritage conservation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, is founded in the United Kingdom. 125 years.
12th January 1976 (43 Years)
Agatha Christie, English crime writer and creator of characters such as Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, dies. 40 years.
13th January 1893 (126 Years)
The Independent Labour Party of the United Kingdom holds its first meeting. 125 years.
13th January 1919 (100 Years)
Robert Stack, the actor, was born. 100 years
13th January 1941 (78 Years)
James Joyce, Irish novelist and poet, best known for 'Ulysses', dies. 75 years.
14th January 1841 (178 Years)
Berthe Morisot, French painter and printmaker who was associated with Impressionism, is born. 175 years.
14th January 1867 (152 Years)
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres,French Neoclassical painter, dies. 150 years.
14th January 1941 (78 Years)
Dorothy Faye Dunaway, American actress, was born. 75 years.
14th January 1954 (65 Years)
Baseball player Joe DiMaggio and actress Marilyn Monroe got married. 65 years.
14th January 1957 (62 Years)
Humphrey DeForest Bogart, American actor and cultural icon, died. 60 years.
14th January 1963 (56 Years)
The Flying Scotsman made its last run. 55 years.
14th January 1963 (56 Years)
The Flying Scotsman made its last run. 60 years.
14th January 1986 (33 Years)
Donna Reed, American film and television actress and producer, died. 30 years.
14th January 2006 (13 Years)
Shelley Winters, American stage, film and television actress, died. 10 years.
15th January 1943 (76 Years)
The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia. 75 years.
16th January 1547 (472 Years)
Ivan IV of Russia a.k.a. Ivan the Terrible becomes Tzar of Russia. 470 years.

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