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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 385

Jan 1st - 1st scheduled airline flight, St Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot)
Jan 1st - Klaas ter Laan becomes Neth's 1st socialist mayor (Zaandam)
Jan 1st - Northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria
Jan 2nd - Philips installs research dept in Eindhoven
Jan 3rd - Kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC
Jan 5th - Ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day
Jan 6th - Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded
Jan 7th - 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal
Jan 10th - 1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
Jan 10th - Oscar Mathisen skates world record 500 m in 43.7 sec in Oslo
Jan 13th - IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia
Ford Motor Company Founder Henry FordFord Motor Company Founder Henry Ford Jan 14th - Henry Ford introduces an assembly line for Model T
Jan 16th - Writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia
Jan 17th - Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin
Jan 22nd - Paul Claudel's "L'échange," premieres in Paris
Jan 24th - Opera "Madeleine," premieres in NYC
Jan 26th - 600 Dutch textile workers go on strike
Jan 26th - Vatican puts Belgian Nobel winner Maeterlinck's works in their index
Jan 28th - 1st Millrose Games (athletics) held (NYC)
Jan 28th - Beverly Hills, Ca, is incorporated
Feb 1st - NY Giants & Chicago White Sox play an exhibition baseball game in Egypt
Feb 1st - Pennsylvania State Board of [motion picture] censors appointed
Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart HauptmannAuthor and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann Feb 1st - Tanganyika Railway opens
Feb 2nd - James Royce Shannon's musical "Shameen Dhu," premieres in NYC
Feb 4th - US Congress approves Burnett-anti-immigration law
Feb 7th - Charlie Chaplin debuts "The Tramp" in "Kid Auto Races at Venice"
Feb 7th - Steel work completed on Exposition (Civic) Auditorium, SF
Feb 8th - General Zamon becomes president of Haiti
Feb 12th - In Washington, DC, the first stone of the Lincoln Memorial is put into place.
Feb 13th - American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers-ASCAP forms in NYC
Feb 14th - High Council of Labor forms in Hague Netherlands
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie ChaplinComedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin Feb 16th - 1st airplane flight from LA to SF
Feb 19th - Riccardo Zandonai's opera "Francesco da Rimini," premieres in Turin
Feb 21st - White Wolf troops attack Zhanjiang China
Feb 24th - Frank Craven's "Too Many Cooks," premieres in NYC
Feb 26th - New York Museum of Science & Industry incorporated
Feb 26th - HMHS Britannic, sister to the Titanic, is launched at Harland & Wolff, Belfast.
Feb 28th - Construction begins on Tower of Jewels for the Exposition (SF)
Mar 1st - Dutch Minister of war H Colijn named director of British Petroleum
Mar 1st - The Republic of China joins the Universal Postal Union.
Mar 7th - Prince Wilhelm von Wied becomes King of Albania
Mar 9th - Henry Colijn appointed as director of Bataafsche Petroleum Co
Mar 9th - US Sen Albert Fall (Teapot Dome) demands "Cubanisation of Mexico"
Mar 10th - Suffragettes in London damage Rokeby's painting Venus of Velasquez
Mar 14th - Serbia & Turkey sign peace treaty
Mar 18th - White Wolf gang beats government army in Jingdezhen China
Mar 19th - Stanley Cup: Tor Blueshirts (NHA) sweep Vict Capitals (PCHA) in 3 game
Mar 20th - 1st international figure-skating tournament held in US, New Haven
Mar 21st - US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld
Mar 21st - US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Norman M Scott
Mar 22nd - World's 1st airline, St Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line, begins
Mar 27th - 1st successful blood transfusion (in Brussels)
Apr 1st - UVS Soccer team forms in Lead
Apr 4th - "Perils of Pauline" shown for 1st time in LA
Apr 8th - US & Colombia sign a treaty concerning Panama Canal Zone
Apr 9th - "World, the Flesh & the Devil", 1st color film, shown in London
Apr 9th - Tampico incident - US ship crew arrested in Mexico
Playwright George Bernard ShawPlaywright George Bernard Shaw Apr 11th - George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" premieres
Apr 13th - 1st Federal League Game: Balt Terrapins beat Buffalo 3-2
Apr 14th - Stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern
Apr 20th - 18th Boston Marathon won by James Duffy of Canada in 2:25:01.2
Apr 20th - 33 killed by soldiers during mine strike in Ludlow, Colo
Apr 21st - US marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, stay 6 months
Apr 22nd - Babe Ruth's 1st professional game (as a pitcher) is a 6-hit 6-0 win
Apr 22nd - Mexico ends diplomatic relations with US
Apr 27th - Honduras becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
Baseball Great Babe RuthBaseball Great Babe Ruth Apr 28th - 181 die in coal mine collapse at Eccles WV
Apr 28th - W H Carrier patents air conditioner
May 1st - China's 1st president Yuan Shikai wins dictatorial qualification
May 6th - British House of Lords rejects women suffrage
May 7th - US Congress establishes mother's day
May 9th - 40th Kentucky Derby: John McCabe aboard Old Rosebud wins in 2:03.4
May 9th - US President Wilson proclaims Mother's Day
May 9th - J.T. Hearne becomes the first bowler to take 3000 first-class wickets.
May 14th - Chic Jim Scott no-hits Cleve, gives up 2 hits in 10th & loses 1-0
May 15th - Henri Rabaud's opera "Marouf, Savetier de Caire" premieres in Paris
May 15th - Bolivia becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
May 16th - American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City
May 16th - Ewing Field, near Masonic Street, opens
May 21st - 39th Preakness: Andy Schuttinger aboard Holiday wins in 1:53.8
May 21st - Greyhound Bus Co begins in Minnesota
May 25th - British House of Commons passes Irish Home Rule Bill
May 29th - Ship rams Canadian ship Empress of Ireland on St Lawrence River; 1,024 die
May 30th - The new and then largest Cunard ocean liner RMS Aquitania, 45,647 tons, sets sails on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.
May 30th - Indianapolis 500: René Thomas wins in 6:03:45.060 (132.729 km/h)
May 31st - Chicago White Sox Joe Benz no-hits Cleve Indians, 6-1
Jun 2nd - Glenn Curtiss flies his Langley Aerodrome
Jun 6th - 1st air flight out of sight of land (Scotland to Norway)
Jun 8th - 34.7°F (1.5°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
Jun 9th - Honus Wagner is 2nd to get 3,000 hits
Jun 13th - 28th US Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Marie Wagner (6-2 1-6 6-1)
Jun 19th - 54th British Golf Open: Harry Vardon shoots a 306 at Prestwick Club
Jun 20th - 46th Belmont: Merritt Buxton aboard Luke McLuke wins in 2:20
Jun 24th - King Peter I of Serbia names son Alexander the Prince-regent
Jun 27th - Jack Johnson beats Frank Moran in 20 for heavyweight boxing title
Jun 27th - US signs treaty of commerce with Ethiopia
Archduke of Austria Franz FerdinandArchduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand Jun 28th - Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip at 10.45, the casus belli of World War I.
Jun 29th - Jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia.
Jun 30th - Mahatma Gandhi's 1st arrest, campaigning for Indian rights in South Africa
Jul 1st - Gen. J.B.M. Hertzog founds the Free State National Party

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 548

Jan 1st - Noor Inayat Khan, Indian princess and SOE agent (d. 1944)
Jan 3rd - Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
Jan 4th - Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)
Jan 4th - Herman Franks, American baseball player
Jan 5th - George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], Ashland Ky, actor (Superman, Gone With the Wind)
Jan 5th - Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter (d. 1955)
Actor George ReevesActor George Reeves (Jan 5th) Jan 6th - Arnold Richardson, composer
Jan 6th - Danny Thomas, Deerfield Mich, comedian (Danny Thomas Show)
Jan 6th - David Bruce, Kankakee Ill, actor (Harry-Beulah)
Jan 8th - Charles Borromeo Mills, composer
Jan 9th - Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968)
Jan 9th - Gypsy Rose Lee, [Rose Hovick], Seattle, burlesque actress (Gypsy)
Jan 9th - Kenny [Klook] Clarke, Pittsburgh, jazz/drummer, composer (Epistrop)
Jan 10th - Claude Gallimard, France, publisher
Jan 10th - Polly Rowles, Phila Pa, actress (Aunt Laurie-Jamie)
Jan 10th - Yu Kuo-hwa, former Premier of Taiwan (d. 2000)
Jan 11th - Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer
Jan 12th - Edqard John Gurney, politician
Jan 14th - Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
Jan 15th - Lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian
Jan 16th - Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
Jan 16th - Roger Wagner, American choral musician (d. 1992)
Jan 17th - Anacleto Angelini, Chilean businessman (d. 2007)
Jan 18th - Arno Schmidt, writer
Jan 19th - Bob Gerard, British racing driver (d. 1990)
Jan 20th - Wensley Pithey, Cape Town South Africa, actor (Winston Churchill-Ike)
Jan 22nd - Dimitri Dragatakis, composer
Jan 23rd - Napoleon L Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne
Jan 26th - Kaye Webb, English writer/publisher (Puffin Club)
Jan 26th - Princess Hadice Hayriye Ayshe Dürrühsehvar (d. 2006)
Jan 27th - Anna Larina, revolutionary
Jan 30th - David Wayne, Traverse City Mich, actor (Andromeda Strain, Adams Rib)
Jan 30th - John Ireland, Vancouver BC, actor (Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral)
Jan 30th - Louis Osman, artist architect goldsmith medallist/craftsman
Jan 31st - Carey Lofton, Blountsville Fla, actor (Skinner-Troubleshooters)
Jan 31st - Jersey Joe Walcott, heavyweight boxing champ (1951-52)
Jan 31st - Louis Osman, architect/artist/goldsmith
Jan 31st - Sri Daya Mata, Hindu religious figure
Feb 2nd - Eric Kierans, Canadian politician and economist (d. 2004)
Feb 3rd - Cornelis "Kees" Andrea, Dutch painter/graphic artist/carpet designer
Feb 3rd - Felix Kelly, artist
Feb 4th - Alfred Andersch, German writer (Red Head)
Feb 4th - Ida Lupino, London England, actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)
Feb 5th - Alan Hodgkin, British physicist (Nobel 1963)
Feb 5th - William S Burroughs, St Louis, novelist (Naked Lunch)
Feb 6th - Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor (d. 2005)
Feb 7th - David Ignatow, US poet (Tread the Dark, Rescue the Dead)
Feb 7th - Jacques Mornard, [Ramon Mercader], murderer (Trotsky)
Feb 7th - Ralph Whitlock, writer
Feb 8th - Bert Haas, baseball player
Feb 8th - Jules van Ackere, Flemish musicologist (Eternal Music)
Feb 9th - Bill "Rhymes with Wreck" Veeck, baseball club owner
Feb 9th - Ernest Tubb, Tx, guitarist/singer (I'm Walking the Floor over You)
Feb 9th - Gypsy Rose Lee, Seattle Wash, stripper (or 0109 or 0208)
Feb 9th - Max Manus, resistance fighter
Feb 9th - Ralph Herman, Milwaukee Wisc, orchestra leader (Circus Time)
Feb 10th - Larry Adler, Balt, hamonicist (Harmonicats) (blacklisted performer)
Feb 11th - French Duynstee, Dutch constitutional lawyer
Feb 11th - Matt Dennis, Seattle Wash, vocalist (Matt Dennis Show)
Feb 11th - Menelaos Pallantios, composer
Feb 11th - Winand J Borgerhoff Mulder, court judge of Amsterdam
Feb 12th - Gordon Tex Beneke, saxophonist/bandleader/vocalist (Glenn Miller Orch)
Feb 12th - Nello Celio, Swiss president
Feb 12th - Arvid Pardo, Maltese diplomat, a.k.a "Father of the Law of the Sea Conference" (d. 1999)
Feb 13th - Earl Cadogan, British large landowner (Military Cross)
Feb 13th - George Kleinsinger, San Bernardino CA, composer (Tubby the Tuba)
Feb 14th - Margarete Mewes, Nazi overseer at concentration camp
Feb 14th - Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (d. 2007)
Feb 15th - Arthur Sydney Martin, spy catcher
Feb 15th - Kevin McCarthy, Seattle, actor (Invasion of Body Snatchers, Howling)
Feb 15th - R W Woods, bishop (Worcester)
Feb 15th - Hale Boggs, American politician (d. 1972)
Feb 16th - J Tobin, British anaesthetist
Feb 16th - Jimmy Wakely, Mineola Ark, country vocalist (5 Star Jubilee)
Feb 17th - Albert Westerlinck, [Jose J M Aerts], Flemish literary
Feb 17th - Arthur Kennedy, Worcester Mass, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Peyton Place)
Feb 17th - Per-Jakez Helias, writer/teacher
Feb 17th - [Bert de] Wayne Morris, Los Angeles California, WW II-pilot/actor (Paths of Glory)
Feb 18th - Edward George Edwards, chemist
Feb 18th - Pee Wee King, Milwaukee Wisc, country vocalist (Pee Wee King Song)
Feb 19th - Jacques Dufilho, French comedian (d. 2005)
Feb 20th - John Daly, South Africa, newscaster/TV game show host (What's My Line)
Feb 20th - Marion Kettlewell, British director (WRNS)
Feb 20th - Willem J H Baart, Dutch vicar (Cuentanan di Nanzi)
Feb 21st - Arnold S Denker, NY, US chess champion (1944-46)
Feb 21st - Hermanus P "Piet" Mulder, Dutch journalist (Parool/VARA)
Feb 22nd - Renato Dulbecco, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
Feb 23rd - Margaret Farrer, CEO (Central Midwives Board)
Feb 23rd - Theofiel Middelkamp, Dutch cyclist (d. 2005)
Feb 24th - David Langdon, cartoonist/illustrator
Feb 24th - Zachary Scott, Austin Tx, actor (Spotlight Playhouse, Mildred Pierce)
Feb 24th - Ralph Erskine, British architect (Byker Wall) (d. 2005)
Feb 25th - John Arlott, cricketer (the doyen of cricket commentators & writers)
Feb 26th - Robert Alda, NYC, actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain, By Popular Demand)
Feb 26th - Witold Rowicki, composer
Feb 28th - Jim Boles, Lubbock Tx, actor (Joe-One Man's Family)
Mar 1st - Archibald J Gumede, S Afr ANC member/chairman (UDF)
Mar 1st - Ralph Waldo Ellison, US writer (Invisible Man, Shadow & Cast)
Mar 1st - Harry Caray, American sportscaster (d. 1998)
Mar 3rd - Martin Ritt, actor/director (Slugger's Wife, End of the Game)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 8 of 8

Jan 14th - Danish "Out of Africa" author Karen Blixen (28), pen name Isak Dinesen marries her 2nd cousin Baron Hans von Blixen-Finecke
Poet Ezra PoundPoet Ezra Pound (Apr 20th) Apr 20th - Poet and critic Ezra Pound (28) weds Dorothy Shakespear
May 7th - 28th US President Woodrow Wilson's daughter Eleanor marries in The White House
Jul 13th - British poet and novelist D. H. Lawrence (28) weds Frieda Weekley (34) after obtaining Frieda's divorce from her 1st husband
Jul 29th - Mountain climber George Mallory (28) weds Ruth Mallory
Oct 7th - 44th US Ambassador to the United Kingdom Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. (26) weds John F. Fitzgerald's mother, Rose Fitzgerald (24)
Oct 14th - Baseball legend Babe Ruth (19) weds Helen Woodford
Baseball Great Babe RuthBaseball Great Babe Ruth (Oct 14th) Dec 24th - Agatha Miller (later best selling detective author) marries aviator Archibald Christie

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 112

Jan 3rd - Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62
Jan 4th - Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84
Writer & Satirist Ambrose BierceWriter & Satirist Ambrose Bierce (Jan 11th) Jan 11th - Ambrose Bierce, American writer and satirist, dies at 71
Jan 11th - Carl Jacobsen, Danish brewer and patron of the arts after whom the Carlsberg brewery was named (b. 1842)
Jan 13th - Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72
Jan 13th - Valentin de Zubiaurre y Unionbarrenechea, composer, dies 76
Jan 20th - Emil Liebling, composer, dies at 62
Jan 20th - Henry Southwick Perkins, composer, dies at 80
Jan 21st - Theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857)
Jan 22nd - Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60
Feb 6th - J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69
Feb 24th - Joshua Chamberlain, Civil War hero for the Union on Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg
Feb 25th - John Tenniel, British illustrator (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 93
Mar 1st - Tor Bernhard Vilhelm Aulin, composer, dies at 47
Mar 1st - Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (b. 1845)
Entrepreneur and Engineer George WestinghouseEntrepreneur and Engineer George Westinghouse (Mar 12th) Mar 12th - George Westinghouse, US engineer (Westinghouse Electric), dies at 67
Mar 16th - Gaston Calmette, editor (Le Figaro), killed by Mme Caillaux at 55
Mar 16th - John Murray, piloted HMS Challenger to Christmas Island, dies
Mar 16th - Charles Albert Gobat, Swiss politician, recipient of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1843)
Mar 19th - Giuseppe Mercalli, Italian volcanologist (b. 1850)
Mar 23rd - Teunis Stoel, actor, dies at 62
Mar 23rd - Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès (Saint Rebecca) Lebanese saint (b. 1832)
Mar 25th - Frederic Mistral, French poet (Nobel-1904), dies at 83
Provencal Poet Frederic MistralProvencal Poet Frederic Mistral (Mar 25th) Mar 28th - Hanus Trnecek, composer, dies at 55
Mar 31st - Ch Morgenstern, writer, dies at 42
Apr 1st - Rube Waddell, baseballer, dies at 37 of TB
Apr 2nd - Paul von Heyse, German writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1830)
Apr 12th - Josef Nesvera, composer, dies at 71
Apr 14th - Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58
Apr 14th - Hubert Bland, English co-founder of the Fabian Society (b. 1855)
Apr 16th - George W Hill, US astronomer (moon orbit), dies at 76
Apr 19th - Charles Pierce, philosopher/scientist, dies
May 7th - Edward Mollenhauer, composer, dies at 87
May 9th - C.W. Post, American food manufacturer (b. 1854)
May 13th - R E Foster, only dual England captain at cricket & soccer, dies
May 17th - Peter Leyten, bishop of Breda (1885-1914), dies at 79
May 25th - Paolo Giorza, composer, dies at 81
May 27th - Joseph Wilson Swan, physicist/chemist, dies
May 28th - Adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld, composer, dies at 76
Jun 6th - Walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer (Aylwin), dies
Jun 11th - Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1848)
Jun 15th - A G Steel, cricketer (13 Tests, 29 wkts, Eng capt 1886), dies
Jun 21st - Glauco Velasquez, composer, dies at 30
Jun 21st - Bertha von Suttner, Austrian writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1843)
Archduke of Austria Franz FerdinandArchduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand (Jun 28th) Jun 28th - Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, assassinated in Sarajevo aged 50
Jun 28th - Sophie, Princess of Austria, assassinated
Jun 30th - Bai Long, [White Wolf], Chinese Robin Hood/crowd leader, dies
Jul 2nd - Joseph Chamberlain, British minister to Germany, dies at 78
Jul 6th - Delmira Augustini, Uruguayan poet, murdered at 27
Jul 11th - Julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Die Deutsche Rundschau), dies
Jul 19th - Alexander Conze, German archaeologist, dies at 82
Jul 20th - Leo van Gheluwe, composer, dies at 76
Jul 30th - Albert Trott, cricketer (3 Tests for Aus, 2 for Eng), commits suicide
Jul 30th - Jean Jaurès, leading socialist, assassinated in Paris
Jul 31st - A J Jean Jaurès, French socialist (L'Humanité/Les Preuves), murdered=
Aug 2nd - Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer, dies at 36
Aug 4th - Jules Lemaître, French critic and dramatist (b. 1853)
28th US President Woodrow Wilson28th US President Woodrow Wilson (Aug 6th) Aug 6th - Ellen Axson Wilson, US 1st Lady (1913-14), dies during Woodrow Wilson's 1st term of Bright's Disease at 54
Aug 7th - B B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies
Aug 7th - Boleslaw Dembinski, composer, dies at 81
Aug 12th - John Philip Holland, submarine designer, dies at 74
Aug 15th - Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28]
Aug 17th - James Grierson, British general
Aug 19th - Franz Xavier Wernz, German Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1844)
Aug 20th - Pius X, [Giuseppe M Sarto], Pope (1903-14), dies
Aug 22nd - Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
Father of the Modern Submarine John Philip HollandFather of the Modern Submarine John Philip Holland (Aug 12th) Aug 22nd - Rondoney, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
Aug 22nd - Giacomo Radini-Tedeschi Italian religious figure
Aug 23rd - Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks
Aug 23rd - George A Pogson, British consul in Puerto Rico, dies
Aug 27th - John Weiss, German new testament, dies
Aug 28th - Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS]
Aug 28th - Anatoli Liadov, composer, dies at 59
Aug 29th - ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle
Aug 30th - Adrian H Stewart, British lieutenant, dies in battle in Cameroon at 26
Aug 30th - Aleksandr Samsonov, Russian general, commits suicide
Sep 1st - Martha, last known passenger pigeon, dies at Cincinnati Zoo
Sep 3rd - Ferdinand AR Cabrera, Spanish/German of emperor Wilhelm II, dies at 58
Sep 3rd - Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard, composer, dies at 49
Sep 5th - Charles Péguy, French poet, essayist and editor (b. 1873)
Sep 7th - Lord O'Brien, British nobleman, dies at 73
Sep 8th - William E Darwin, British son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74
Sep 15th - Jacobus Herculas de la Rey, [Uncle Chose], Boer general, dies at 66
Sep 22nd - Alain-Fournier, French writer (Grand Meaulnes), dies in battle at 27
Sep 25th - A Lichtenstein, writer, dies at 25
Sep 25th - Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter, dies at 76
Sep 28th - Stevan Mokranjac, composer, dies at 58
Sep 28th - Richard Sears, businessman (Sears, Roebuck and Company) (b. 1863)
Sep 29th - Jean Bouin, French marathoner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies in battle
Oct 10th - Gijsbert van Tienhoven, mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister, dies at 73
Oct 10th - Karol I, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, King of Romania (1881-1914), dies
Oct 15th - Aleksander Rozycki, composer, dies at 69
Oct 28th - Richard Heuberger, composer, dies at 64
Oct 30th - Ernst Stadler, writer, dies at 31
Nov 1st - Christopher "Kit" Cradock, English admiral, dies in battle
Nov 3rd - Georg Trakl, Austria poet (Totentag, Cocaine Overdose), dies at 27
Nov 4th - Georg Trakl, writer, dies at 27
Nov 6th - Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist (Dante), dies at 79
Nov 14th - Frederick Sleigh "Bobs" Roberts, governor of Natal, dies at 82
Nov 14th - Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar, Malayalin journalist (b. 1861)

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