Famous Deaths for 25th January 2024

1726 – Guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (b. 1675)
1906 – Pierre-Lambert Goossens, Belgian archbishop of Mechelen and Cardinal Primate of Belgium, dies at 78
1973 – Masao Ohba, Japanese boxer (WBA flyweight champion 1970-73), dies in a car accident at 23
1998 – Attila Zoller, Hungarian-American jazz guitarist, educator (Vermont Jazz Center, 1974-98), and inventor (bi-directional pickup), dies at 70
1999 – Sarah Louise “Sadie” Delany, American author and teacher, dies at 109
2005 – William Augustus Bootle, American judge (b. 1902)
2013 – Zekkariyas [Cecil Womack], American soul songwriter, singer, and record producer (Womack and Womack – “Teardrops”), dies at 64
2017 – Robert Garcia, American politician hit by Wedtech scandal (Rep-D-NY, 1978-83), dies at 84
2021 – Barry Heywood, British director of the British Antarctic Survey, dies at 83
2023 – B. V. [Balkrishna] Doshi, Indian architect (Pritzker Prize 2- 018), dies at 95

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