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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 294

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 5th - National Socialist Party (Nazi) forms as German Farmers Party
Jan 5th - Spartacus uprising in Berlin: state of siege
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
Jan 15th - Frank Wedekind's "Die letzten Tage der Menschheit," premieres
Ford Motor Company Founder Henry FordFord Motor Company Founder Henry Ford Jan 15th - Pianist & statesman Ignace Paderewski becomes 1st 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 states; Nebraska is 36th
Jan 16th - 18th Amendment ratified in the US to bring in prohibition; repealed in 1933
Jan 18th - WW I Peace Congress opens in Versailles, France
Jan 18th - Bentley Motors Limited is founded.
Jan 21st - Sinn Fein creates its own Free Irish parliament (dáil eireann) in Dublin, which brought about 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 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 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
Feb 18th - Cy Denneny of NHL Ottawa Senators scores record 52nd goals
Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du BoisCivil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du Bois 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
Italian Dictator Benito MussoliniItalian Dictator Benito Mussolini Feb 27th - 1st public performance of Holst's "Planets"
Feb 27th - American Association for Hard of Hearing forms (NYC)
Mar 1st - Demonstrations for Korean independence from Japan begin
Mar 1st - March 1st Movement begins in Korea.
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)
Playwright George Bernard ShawPlaywright George Bernard Shaw 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
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 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
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma GandhiPacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi 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
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 - Amritsar Massacre-British Army fires on nationalist rioters in India
Apr 13th - British forces kill 100s of Indian Nationalists (Amritsar Massacre)
Apr 13th - The Establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea.
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 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 - 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
May 8th - 1st transatlantic flight take-off by a navy seaplane
May 8th - Appingedam soccer team forms
May 8th - Edward George Honey first proposes the idea of a moment of silence to commemorate The Armistice of World War I, which later results in the creation of Remembrance Day.
May 10th - 45th Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 2:09.8

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 462

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, NYC, novelist (Catcher in the Rye)
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, NYC, DJ (Tonight! America After Dark)
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, Boston MA, actress (Avalanche, Accomplice)
Jan 13th - Army Archerd, Hollywood columnist/TV host (Movie Game)
Jan 13th - Robert Stack, Los Angeles California, actor (Eliot Ness-Untouchables, Airplane)
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, NYC, newscaster/journalist/author (NBC-TV, Comment)
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], Fresno California, (Alvin & Chipmunks)
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 black 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 NYC, comedian/actor (Sayonara)
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, NYC, vocalist (Joan Edwards Show)
Feb 13th - Tennessee Ernie Ford, Bristol Tn, country vocalist/actor (pea picker)
Feb 17th - Jock Mahoney, Chicago, actor (Dallas, Yancy Derringer, Day of Fury)
Feb 17th - Joseph R Hunt, tennis champ (US Open-1943)
Feb 17th - Kathleen Freeman, Chicago Ill, actress (Beverly Hillbillies)
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, NYC, actor (Charlie Hume-Lou Grant, Deadliest Season)
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 Djakarta)
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, Liverpool England, actor (Gideon CID, Shirley's World)
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
Silent Film Star Rudolph ValentinoSilent Film Star Rudolph Valentino (Nov 6th) 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)
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 104

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 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 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)
Cosmetics Mogul Madame C. J. WalkerCosmetics Mogul Madame C. J. Walker (May 25th) 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
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
Chemist and Nobel Laureate Hermann Emil FischerChemist and Nobel Laureate Hermann Emil Fischer (Jul 15th) 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)
Aug 27th - Louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies at 56
Industrialist and Philanthropist Andrew CarnegieIndustrialist and Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (Aug 11th) 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
Dec 13th - Woldemar Voigt, German physicist (b. 1850)
Dec 18th - Horatio William Parker, composer, dies at 56

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