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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 308

Jan 1st - Belorussian SSR established
Jan 1st - Edsel Ford succeeds his father, Henry Ford, as president of the Ford Motor Company
Jan 2nd - Anti-British uprising in Ireland
Jan 2nd - Lithuania gains independence
Jan 3rd - Herbert Hoover is placed in charge of war relief in Europe
Jan 5th - National Socialist Party (Nazi) forms as German Farmers Party
Jan 5th - Left-wing Spartacus organization instigates a revolt in Berlin; terrified by the spread of Bolshevism, German troops brutally suppress the uprising
Jan 7th - The Industrial and Commercial Workers' Union of South Africa is founded, led by Clements Kadalie
Jan 11th - 3 year old German communist party (Spartacus) crushed
Jan 11th - Romania annexes Transylvania
Jan 13th - Dutch Soccer team OSV forms
Jan 14th - John McGraw, Charles A Stoneham, & Judge MCQuade buy NY Giants
Jan 15th - 2 million gallons of molasses flood Boston MA, drowning 21
31st US President Herbert Hoover31st US President Herbert Hoover Jan 15th - Frank Wedekind's "Die letzten Tage der Menschheit" premieres
Jan 15th - Pianist & statesman Ignace Paderewski becomes first premier of Poland
Jan 15th - Semana Tragica (Tragic Week): Bloodbath in Buenos Aires
Jan 15th - W Collison & O Harbach's "Up in Mabel's Room" premieres in NYC
Jan 15th - Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, two of the most prominent socialists in Germany, are tortured and murdered by the Freikorps
Jan 16th - Prohibition ratified by 3/4 of US states; Nebraska is 36th
Jan 18th - WW I Peace Congress opens in Versailles, France
Jan 18th - Bentley Motors Limited is founded
Jan 19th - National elections held in Germany to form a National Constituent Assembly and draft a constitution
Jan 21st - Irish militant nationalist party Sinn Fein creates its own parliament in Dublin and declares Ireland independent of Great Britain, sparking the Irish War of Independence
Jan 25th - Founding of League of Nations, 1st meeting 1 year later
Jan 30th - Reds hire Pat Moran as manager as Christy Mathewson, is still in France with US Army
Jan 31st - The Battle of George Square takes place in Glasgow, Scotland: troops deployed against protesters for fear of a Bolshevik uprising
Feb 1st - Dodgers trade Jake Daubert to Reds for Tommy Griffith Daubert
Feb 2nd - Monarchist riot in Portugal
Feb 3rd - Herbert/Blossom's musical "Velvet Lady" premieres in NYC
Feb 3rd - League of Nations 1st meeting (Paris)
Feb 3rd - Socialist conference convenes (Berne Switzerland)
Feb 3rd - The Bolshevik army is defeated in a series of clashes with the White Russians, who are fighting to reclaims the government after the 1917 revolution
Feb 4th - City of Bremen's Soviet Republic overthrown
Feb 5th - NL pres John Heydler dismisses charges that Hal Chase bet against his team & threw games in collusion with gamblers
Feb 6th - 1st day of 5-day Seattle general strike
Feb 6th - The first day of the Weimar Republic which, because of its support of the Treaty of Versailles, does not receive proper allegiance from the German nation
Feb 11th - Friedrich Ebert (SPD) elected president of Germany
Feb 14th - United Parcel Service forms
Feb 14th - The Polish-Soviet War begins.
Feb 15th - American Legion organizes in Paris
NHL Left Winger Cy DennenyNHL Left Winger Cy Denneny Feb 18th - Cy Denneny of NHL Ottawa Senators scores record 52nd goals
Feb 19th - Pan-African Congress, organized by W.E.B. Du Bois (Paris)
Feb 20th - French premier Clemenceau injured during assassination attempt
Feb 21st - German National Meeting accepts Anschluss: incorporation of Austria
Feb 21st - Revolutionary strike in Barcelona
Feb 23rd - Fascist Party forms in Italy by Benito Mussolini
Feb 25th - League of Nations set up by Paris Treaty
Feb 25th - Oregon is 1st state to tax gasoline (1 cent per gallon)
Feb 26th - Acadia National Park forms (as Lafayette N P), Maine
Feb 26th - Congress forms Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona
Feb 27th - 1st public performance of Holst's "Planets"
Feb 27th - American Association for Hard of Hearing forms (NYC)
Mar 1st - The March 1st, or Samil Movement, begins in Korea: it is a demonstration of resistance to Japanese occupation
Italian Dictator Benito MussoliniItalian Dictator Benito Mussolini Mar 2nd - 1st congress of Communist International opens at the Kremlin
Mar 3rd - 1st international air mail service from US, Seattle-Victoria, BC
Mar 3rd - Communist Party in Germany announces a general strike
Mar 5th - Louis Hirsch & Harold Atteridge's musical premieres in NYC
Mar 6th - NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens beat Ottawa Senators, 3 games to 1 with 1 tie
Mar 11th - General strike in Germany crushed
Mar 12th - Austrian National Meeting affirms Anschluss (incorporate into Germany)
Mar 12th - George Bernard Shaw's "Augustus Does His Bit" premieres in NYC
Mar 15th - American Legion forms (Paris)
Mar 16th - Frank Wedekind's "Elius Erweckung" premieres in Hamburg
Mar 17th - Dutch steel workers strike for 8 hr day & minimum wages
Mar 18th - Order of DeMolay forms in Kansas City
Playwright George Bernard ShawPlaywright George Bernard Shaw Mar 23rd - Bashkir ASSR, in RSFSR, constituted
Mar 23rd - Benito Mussolini forms Fascist movement in Milan Italy
Mar 23rd - Moscow's Politburo/Central Committee forms
Mar 25th - Woodrow Wilson's dream of a League of Nations becomes a reality after the League Covenant is adopted at the Paris Peace Conference
Mar 29th - Stanley Cup: Mont (NHL) & Seat (PCHA) win 2 games each with 1 tie, 1919 Stanley Cup not awarded due to flu epidemic
Mar 30th - Belgian Army occupies Dusseldorf
Mar 30th - Gandhi announces resistance against Rowlatt Act
Mar 30th - Paul Claudel's "Tête d'Or" premieres in Paris
Mar 31st - Strike against Ruhrgebied government of Scheidemann
Apr 3rd - Austria expels all Habsburgers
Apr 5th - Eamon de Valera becomes president of Dail Eireann
Apr 5th - Polish Army executes 35 young Jews
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma GandhiPacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi Apr 6th - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi orders a General Strike
Apr 7th - 1st parcel of land is purchased for Cleveland Metroparks
Apr 10th - Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos.
Apr 11th - The International Labour Organization is founded.
Apr 12th - British Parliament passes a 48-hour work week with minimum wages
Apr 13th - The Establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea.
Apr 14th - Following Gandhi's nonviolent methods, Muslim and Hindu protest British rule; British troops fire on the crowds, killing 400
Apr 19th - 23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder of Mass in 2:29:13.4
Apr 19th - French assembly decides on 8 hour work day
Apr 19th - Leslie Irvin of US makes 1st parachute jump & free fall
Apr 19th - Opera "Monsieur Beaucaire" is produced (London)
Apr 20th - Polish Army captures Vilno, Lithuania from Soviet Army
Apr 20th - King Nicholas of Montenegro abdicates under duress
Apr 23rd - Major leagues open a reduced 140-game season
Apr 28th - 1st jump with Army Air Corp (rip-cord type) parachute (Les Irvin)
Apr 30th - Phillies beat Bkln Dodgers 9-0 in 20 innings
May 1st - Mount Kelud (Indonesia) erupts, boiling crater lake which broke through crater wall killing 5,000 people in 104 small villages
May 3rd - Afghanistan Emir Amanoellah begins war against Great Britain
May 4th - Demonstrates organised by students erupt in China, after news from the Paris Peace Conference that the Allies intend to give Shangtung to Japan
May 4th - 1st legal Sunday baseball game in NYC (Phillies beat Giants 4-3)
May 4th - FVC soccer team forms
May 4th - Giants play their 1st legal Sunday home game, 35,000 see Phils win 4-3
May 6th - Paris Peace Conference disposes of German colonies; Ger E Africa is assigned to Britain & France, German SW Africa to South Africa

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 464

Jan 1st - Bernard Drukker, Dutch organist/pianist/orchestra leader (Devil's Wheel)
Jan 1st - Carole Landis, Fairchild WI, actress (One Million BC, Topper Returns)
Jan 1st - J[erome] D[avid] Salinger, novelist (Catcher in the Rye), born in NYC, New York
Jan 1st - Rocky Graziano, New York City, US boxer (Middleweight champ) and entertainer (Pantomime Quiz, Miami Undercover)
Jan 3rd - Jesse White, Buf NY, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Million Dollar Mermaid)
Jan 4th - Al "Jazbo" Collins, DJ (Tonight! America After Dark), born in NYC, New York
Novelist J. D. SalingerNovelist J. D. Salinger (Jan 1st) Jan 4th - Havelock Henry Trevor Hudson, underwriter (Lloyd's of London)
Jan 5th - Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist (d. 1992)
Jan 11th - Veda Ann Borg, actress (Avalanche, Accomplice), born in Boston, Massachusetts
Jan 13th - Army Archerd, Hollywood columnist/TV host (Movie Game)
Jan 13th - Robert Stack, actor (Eliot Ness-Untouchables, Airplane), born in Los Angeles, California
Jan 14th - Andy Rooney, Albany NY, CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes)
Jan 14th - Giulio Andreotti, 7 x premier (Italy), (d. 2013)
Jan 16th - Bob Boucher, Kent Ohio, orchestra leader (Music on Ice)
Jan 18th - Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas, Santiago Chile, composer
Jan 19th - Anthony Dexter, [Walter Fleischmann], NB Canada, actor (Valentino)
Jan 19th - Dharam Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1964)
Jan 20th - Alex Nicol, Ossining NY, actor (Man From Laramie, Air Cadet)
Jan 20th - Royalton Kisch, British(?) conductor
Jan 20th - Stepan Lucky, composer
Jan 21st - Jinx Falkenburg, Barcelona Spain, actress (Masquerade Party)
Jan 23rd - Bob Paisley, English soccer player/trainer/manager of FC Liverpool
Jan 23rd - Ernie Kovacs, Trenton NJ, comedian (Ernie Kovacs' Show)
Jan 23rd - Nina Dumbadze, USSR, Discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1952)
Jan 23rd - Hans Hass, Austrian zoologist and underwater scientist, (d. 2013)
Jan 24th - Leon Kirchner, Brooklyn NY, opera composer (Lily)
Jan 24th - Nora Beloff, journalist/author
Jan 25th - Edwin Newman, newscaster/journalist/author (NBC-TV, Comment), born in NYC, New York
Jan 25th - Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society of London)
Jan 26th - K C Ibrahim, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests India v WI 1948-49)
Jan 27th - David Seville, [Ross Bagdasarian], (Alvin & Chipmunks), born in Fresno, California
Jan 27th - H D Halsey, Bishop of Carlisle
Jan 27th - Nina Milkina, pianist
Jan 29th - Norman F Simpson, British playwright (One Way Pendulum)
Jan 30th - Robert Suter, composer
Jan 30th - Nikolay Glazkov, Russian poet (d. 1979)
Baseball Player Jackie RobinsonBaseball Player Jackie Robinson (Jan 31st) Jan 31st - Jackie Robinson, Ga, 1st African American major league baseball player (Dodgers)
Jan 31st - Robert Lowry, Baron Lowry. Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland and a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.
Feb 2nd - Allie Reynolds, NY Yankee pitcher (1952 AL ERA leader (2.07))
Feb 2nd - Lisa Debeljevic-della Casa, Swiss vocalist
Feb 4th - Frank van Klingeren, Dutch architect (De Meerpaal, Dronten)
Feb 5th - Andrea George Papandreou, Greek premier (1981-89, 93- )
Feb 5th - Red Buttons, [Aaron Chwatt], Bronx comedian/actor (Sayonara), born in NYC, New York
Feb 6th - Lindsay Tuckett, cricketer (son of Len, 9 Tests for South Africa 1947-49)
Feb 6th - Louis Heren, journalist/writer (China's Three Thousand Years)
Feb 7th - Ilse Pausin, Austria, figure skating pairs (Olympics-silver-1936)
Feb 8th - Buddy Morrow, orchestra leader (Jimmie Rodgers Show)
Feb 11th - Gretchen Fraser, Tacoma Wash, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1948)
Feb 11th - Eva Gabor, Budapest Hungary, actress (Green Acres, Gigi) (d. 1995)
Feb 12th - Forrest Tucker, Plainfield Ind, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail)
Feb 13th - Eddie Robinson, winningest college football coach (Grambling)
Feb 13th - Joan Edwards, vocalist (Joan Edwards Show), born in NYC, New York
Feb 13th - Tennessee Ernie Ford, Bristol Tn, country vocalist/actor (pea picker)
Feb 17th - Jock Mahoney, actor (Dallas, Yancy Derringer, Day of Fury), born in Chicago, Illinois
Feb 17th - Joseph R Hunt, tennis champ (US Open-1943)
Feb 17th - Kathleen Freeman, actress (Beverly Hillbillies), born in Chicago, Illinois
Feb 22nd - Jiri Pauer, composer
Feb 23rd - Johnny Carey, soccer star
Feb 23rd - Derek Ezra [Baron Ezra], British politician and Liberal Democrat Life Peer
Feb 24th - Alan Hugh Iliffe, psychologist
Feb 24th - Earl Kitchener of Khartoum
Feb 25th - F de Jong Edz, Dutch historian
Feb 25th - Monty Irvin, baseball hall of famer (NY Giants)
Feb 25th - Karl H. Pribram, Austrian neuroscientist
Feb 26th - Beppie Nooij, actress/director (Bluejackets-Rooie Sien)
Feb 26th - Luc-Andre Marcel, composer
Feb 26th - Mason Adams, actor (Charlie Hume-Lou Grant, Deadliest Season), born in NYC, New York
Feb 27th - Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, composer
Mar 2nd - Eddie Lawrence, comedian
Mar 2nd - Jennifer Jones, [Phyllis Isley], Oklahoma, actress (Farewell to Arms)
Mar 2nd - Tamara Toumanova, dancer
Mar 4th - Buck Baker, American racecar driver (d. 2002)
Mar 6th - Maurice Grosse, British paranormal investigator (d. 2006)
Mar 7th - Jocelyn Olaf Hambro, financier
Mar 7th - Mochtar Lubis, Indonesian writer (Twilight in Jakarta)
Mar 8th - Ivor Keys, musician/teacher
Mar 10th - Marion Hutton, American singer (d. 1987)
Mar 11th - Mercer Ellington, son of Duke Ellington/bandleader
Mar 14th - Luther Henderson Jr, KC Mo, orchestra leader (Polly Bergen Show)
Mar 14th - Max Shulman, novelist (Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Tender Trap)
Mar 15th - John Gregson, actor (Gideon CID, Shirley's World), born in Liverpool, England
Mar 15th - Lawrence Tierney, Brooklyn, actor (Abduction, Dillinger)
Mar 16th - Erno Kiraly, composer
Mar 17th - Hank Sauer, baseball player (NL MVP 1952)
Musician Nat King ColeMusician Nat King Cole (Mar 17th) Mar 17th - Nat "King" Cole, Montgomery Ala, singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa)
Mar 18th - Laila Schou Nilsen, Norway, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1936)
Mar 18th - Len Johnson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler played Test in 1948)
Mar 18th - Christopher Challis, British cinematographer
Mar 19th - Cornelis Berkhouwer, Member of 2nd chamber (Dutch Liberal Party)
Mar 21st - Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist
Mar 21st - Lois Collier, SC, actress (Mary-Boston Blackie, Slave Girl)
Mar 23rd - Michael Lyne, British air Vice-marshal
Mar 23rd - Carl Graffunder, mid-century modernist architect
Mar 24th - Lawrence Ferlinghetti, US, beat poet (Coney Island of the Mind)
Mar 24th - John J Duncan Jr, (Rep-R-TN, 1965- )
Mar 24th - Lawrence Ferlinghetti, author (Coney Island of the Mind)
Mar 24th - Robert Heilbroner, American economist (d. 2005
Mar 25th - Jeanne Cagney, actress (Lion is in the Streets, Quicksand)
Actor Strother MartinActor Strother Martin (Mar 26th) Mar 26th - Strother Martin, Kokomo Ind, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Slapshot)
Mar 26th - Roger Leger, Quebec ice hockey player (d. 1965)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 10 of 10

Author and Nobel Laureate Maurice MaeterlinckAuthor and Nobel Laureate Maurice Maeterlinck (Feb 15th) Feb 15th - Author Maurice Maeterlinck (56) weds actress Renée Dahon in Nice, France
May 31st - 1st wedding held in an aircraft (over Houston, Texas)
Jun 2nd - Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (40) weds his cousin Elsa Lowenthal (43)
Jun 28th - 33rd US president Harry Truman (35) weds Elizabeth Truman (34) in Independence
Jul 10th - Author Aldous Huxley (25) weds epidemiologist Maria Nys in Bellem, Belgium
Aug 16th - NFL player Curly Lambeau (21) weds high school sweetheart Marguerite Van Kessel in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Sep 26th - German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (43) weds Auguste Zinsser in Cologne, Germany
Nov 6th - "The Sheik" actor Rudolph Valentino (24) weds actress Jean Acker (26)
Dec 19th - Composer and songwriter Cole Porter (28) weds socialite Linda Lee Thomas (36)
Actress Gloria SwansonActress Gloria Swanson (Dec 20th) Dec 20th - Actress Gloria Swanson (20) weds businessman Herbert K. Somborn

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 3 of 3

Theoretical Physicist Albert EinsteinTheoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (Feb 14th) Feb 14th - Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (39) divorces Mileva Maric after 16 years of marriage
Mar 1st - Actress Gloria Swanson (19) divorces actor Wallace Beery (31) after 2 years of marriage
Apr 2nd - Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (23) divorces Maxine Gates after 2 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 106

Jan 1st - William W Campbell, Canadian poet (Ian of the Orcades), dies at 60
Jan 1st - Mikhail Drozdovsky, Russian general (b. 1881)
Jan 4th - Georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1843)
26th US President Theodore Roosevelt26th US President Theodore Roosevelt (Jan 6th) Jan 6th - Theodore Roosevelt, 26th Pres (1901-09), dies in NY at 60
Jan 6th - Max Heindel, Danish astrologer and mystic (b. 1865)
Jan 8th - Peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59
Jan 15th - Karl Liebknecht, Marxist revolutionary, murdered at 47
Jan 15th - Rosa Luxemburg, Marxist revolutionary, murdered
Jan 16th - Jaroslav Jeremias, composer, dies at 19
Jan 16th - Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves, President of Brazil (b. 1848)
Jan 18th - John C F, son of English king George V, dies at 13
Jan 21st - Gojong of Joseon, Emperor of Korea (b. 1852)
Jan 27th - Endre Ady, Hungarian poet (b. 1877)
Jan 30th - Sam Steele, Canadian soldier, dies from influenza at 71
Jan 31st - Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Estimate), dies at 79
Feb 2nd - Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, composer, dies at 55
Feb 5th - Vasili V Rozanov, Russian philosopher/writer, dies at 62
Feb 6th - Friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter, dies at 81
Feb 7th - William Halford, American naval officer and Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1841)
Feb 15th - Pieter K Pel, Dutch internist (Pel-Ebstein fever), dies at 66
Feb 16th - Vera Kholodnaya, Russian film star (b. 1893)
Feb 21st - Giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77
Feb 21st - Habib Ullah Chan, emir of Afghanistam (1901-19), murdered at 46
Feb 21st - Karl von Hohenzollern, Prince of Belgium, dies
Feb 21st - Kurt Eisner, premier Bayern (soc), murdered at 51
Feb 21st - Mary Edwards Walker, American surgeon and feminist, only woman awarded Medal of Honor (US Civil War), dies at 86
Feb 24th - Josephine McGill, composer, dies at 41
Feb 25th - Josef Christiaens, Belgian racing driver (b. 1879)
Mar 2nd - Melchora Aquino, Filipino revolutionary hero (b. 1812)
Mar 5th - Jozef Surzynski, composer, dies at 67
Mar 8th - Auguste Tolbecque, composer, dies at 88
Mar 11th - Harald Fryklof, composer, dies at 36
Mar 16th - Sigurd von Koch, composer, dies at 39
Mar 23rd - Jean HL Bossard, actor/impresario (2 Orphans), dies at 45
Apr 3rd - Paul Geisler, composer, dies at 62
Apr 4th - William Crookes, English chemist/physicist (Crookes-pipe), dies at 86
Apr 6th - Stefan Surzynski, composer, dies at 63
Apr 8th - Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist (b. 1848)
Apr 10th - Emiliano Zapata, Mexican leader, murdered at 39
Apr 18th - Enny Vrede, [Maria M Muller], Dutch actress, drowns at 35
Apr 30th - Henry Wood, England cricket wicket keeper (in 4 Tests 1888-92), dies
May 2nd - Gustav Landauer, German socialist, dies
May 4th - Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (b. 1880)
May 6th - Frank Lyman Baum, author (Wizard of Oz), dies at 62
Founder of Heinz Henry John HeinzFounder of Heinz Henry John Heinz (May 14th) May 14th - Henry John Heinz, founder of the H. J. Heinz Company, dies at 74
May 17th - Bohumil Pazdirek, composer, dies at 80
May 17th - Guido von List, German occult author (b. 1848)
May 20th - Jacob Verdam, philosopher, dies
May 21st - Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French ship's doctor/writer, dies
May 21st - Yevgraf Fyodorov, Russian mathematician (b. 1853)
May 24th - Amado Nervo, [Juan C Ruiz de Nervo], Mexican poet, dies at 48
May 25th - Madame C. J. Walker, wealthy cosmetics manufacturer, dies at 51
May 27th - Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian social activist (b. 1848)
May 29th - Robert Bacon, American politician (b. 1860)
Jun 8th - Jacob Fabricius, composer, dies at 78
Jun 23rd - Amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist, dies
Jun 29th - José Gregorio Hernández Venezuelan physician (b. 1864)
Jun 30th - John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, English physicist and discoverer of argon (Nobel Prize 1904), dies at 76
Physicist and Nobel Laureate John William StruttPhysicist and Nobel Laureate John William Strutt (Jun 30th) Jul 7th - Paul Deusen, German philosopher/CEO (Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft), dies
Jul 15th - Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist and Nobel Prize laureate, commits suicide at 66
Jul 26th - Sir Edward Poynter, British painter (b. 1836)
Jul 31st - R G Barlow, cricketer (591 runs/34 wickets/17 Tests for England), dies
Aug 4th - D[ave] W Gregory, cricketer (brother of Ned, uncle of Syd), dies
Aug 9th - Ernst Haeckel, German philosopher (Social Darwinism), dies at 85
Aug 9th - Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (Pagliacci), dies at 62
Aug 11th - Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies of bronchial pneumonia at 83
Aug 18th - Joseph E. Seagram, Canadian distillery founder (b. 1841)
Aug 20th - Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies
Aug 20th - Greg MacGregor, England cricketer (b. 1869)
Industrialist and Philanthropist Andrew CarnegieIndustrialist and Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (Aug 11th) Aug 27th - Louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies at 56
Aug 30th - Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung), dies
Sep 6th - Worm Pander, sculptor
Sep 12th - Leonid N Andrejev, Russ journalist/writer (Seven Hangs), dies at 48
Sep 24th - Frank Laver, cricketer (15 Tests for Aust 1899-1909), dies
Sep 27th - Adelina [Adela JM] Patti, Italian soprano (Lucio), dies at 76
Sep 27th - Robert Gleeson, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies
Oct 2nd - Ernest Halliwell, cricketer (South African wicketkeeper 1892-1904), dies
Oct 3rd - Daniel Brink Towner, composer, dies at 69
Oct 5th - Jean Louis Nicode, composer, dies at 66
Oct 7th - Alfred Deakin, second Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1856)
Oct 8th - Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la Robe), dies
Oct 13th - Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1857)
Oct 14th - Wilhelm von Siemens, German industrial/son of Werner, dies
Oct 16th - Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday
Oct 21st - Sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77
Oct 22nd - Bruce F Cummings, English author (Enjoying Life), dies at 30
Oct 27th - John Harry, cricket wicketkeeper (Aust one Test 1895, one catch), dies
Oct 27th - Theodoor H de Meester, premier (1905-08), dies
Oct 28th - Ted Wainwright, cricketer (Yorks stalwart, 5 Tests 1893-98), dies
Oct 29th - Soen Shaku, Zen abbot of Engakuji monastery in Kamakura, dies at 60
Oct 29th - A. B. Simpson, Canadian preacher (b. 1843)
Nov 7th - Hugo Haase, German MP (SPD), murdered at 56
Nov 9th - Eduard Müller, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1848)
Nov 15th - Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies
Nov 15th - Mohammad Farid, an influential Egyptian political figure.
Nov 18th - Ferdinand Domela Newenhouse, anarchist (free socialist), dies
Nov 22nd - Francisco Moreno, Argentine explorer (b. 1852)
Dec 2nd - Henry Clay Frick, built largest coke & steel operation, dies at 69
Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste RenoirPainter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir (Dec 3rd) Dec 3rd - Pierre A Renoir, French painter/sculptor, dies at 78
Dec 13th - Amintore Galli, composer, dies at 74

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