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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 305

Jan 1st - Grossdeutsche Volksgemeinschaft/Volkische Block replaces NSDAP
Jan 6th - Poulenc/Nijinska's ballet "Les Biches," premieres in Monte Carlo
Jan 12th - History of Science Society organized at Boston
Jan 13th - Nationalist Wafd-party wins Egyptian parliament elections
Jan 14th - Allies direct Fiume (Rijeka) in Italy
Jan 15th - 3rd Dutch government Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms
Jan 22nd - Government of Stanley Baldwin resigns in Great Britain
Jan 22nd - Dutch Blast Furnace & Steel Factory opens
Jan 22nd - KGO-AM in San Francisco CA begins radio transmissions
Jan 23rd - Ramsey MacDonald forms 1st Labour government in Britain
Jan 24th - Benito Mussolini disallows non-fascists work union
Jan 24th - Russian city of St Petersburg renamed Leningrad; it was changed back in 1991
Jan 25th - 1st Winter Olympic games open in Chamonix, France
Jan 26th - Charles Jewtraw, US 500m skater, takes 1st Winter Olympics gold medal
Jan 27th - Egyptian king Foead nominates Saad Zaghloel Pasja premier
Jan 27th - Lenin placed in Mausoleum in Red Square, Moscow
Jan 29th - Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland
Jan 30th - Ponsford scores second 110 of the game in Vic win over NSW
Feb 1st - Amsterdam's Netherlands Press Museum opens
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir LeninMarxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin Feb 1st - New British MacDonald government recognizes USSR
Feb 1st - Soccer team VSV Tonido forms in Voorburg
Feb 1st - Soviet Union formally recognized by Britain
Feb 2nd - International Ski Federation (FIS) forms
Feb 3rd - Alexei Ryko elected as Pres of People's commission (succeeds Lenin)
Feb 4th - 1st Winter Olympic games close at Chamonix France
Feb 4th - George Kelly's "Show-Off," premieres in NYC
Feb 5th - The Royal Greenwich Observatory begin broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal or the "BBC pips".
Feb 7th - Benito Mussolini government exchanges diplomats with USSR
Feb 8th - 1st coast-to-coast radio hookup: Gen John Joseph Carty speech in Chic
Feb 9th - Nakhichevan ASSR constituted within Azerbaijan SSR
Feb 10th - Bucky Harris, 27, becomes youngest baseball manager (Wash Senators)
Feb 12th - George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at Aeolian Hall, NYC
Feb 12th - George Kaufman's "Beggar on Horseback," premieres in NYC
Feb 13th - The tomb of King Tutankhamun tomb opened
Feb 14th - IBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson
Feb 17th - Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds)
Feb 18th - US female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
Feb 18th - US male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
Feb 18th - US, min of marine Edwin Denby ends term due to Teapot Dome-scandal
Feb 24th - Greek parliament proclaims republic
Feb 24th - Johnny Weissmuller, swims 100m record (57 2/5 secs)
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma GandhiPacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi Feb 24th - Mahatma Gandhi released from jail
Feb 25th - Marie Boyd scores 156 points in Maryland HS basketball game (163-3)
Feb 26th - Trial against Hitler in Munich begins
Feb 27th - Belgium's Theunis government falls
Feb 28th - US begins intervention in Honduras
Mar 1st - Germany's prohibition of Communist Party KPD lifted
Mar 3rd - German & Turkish friendship/trade treaty signed
Mar 3rd - Sean O'Casey's "Juno & the Paycock," premieres in Dublin
Mar 4th - "Happy Birthday To You" published by Claydon Sunny
Mar 5th - Computing-Tabulating-Recording Corp becomes IBM
Mar 5th - Frank Carauna, becomes 1st to bowl 2 successive perfect 300 games
Mar 5th - King Hussein of Hedzjaz appoints himself kalief
Mar 6th - British Labour government cuts military budget
Mar 8th - Coal mine explosion kills 171 at Castle Gate Utah
Mar 9th - South Slavia aproves Italy's annexation of Fiume (Rijeka)
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler Mar 11th - 3rd term of Belgium Theunis government begins
Mar 11th - Eden Phillpotts' "Farmer's Wife" premieres in London
Mar 11th - NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweeps Ottawa Senators in 2 games
Mar 13th - German Republic day
Mar 16th - The free port of Fiume is formally annexed by Mussolini's fascist regime.
Mar 17th - Eugene O'Neill's "Welded" premieres in NYC
Mar 17th - Netherlands & USSR begin talks over USSR recognition
Mar 17th - Sweden & USSR exchange diplomats
Mar 20th - Finnair begins scheduled flight of Helsinki-Tallinn
Mar 20th - Stanley Cup: Mont Canadiens (NHL) sweep Vanc Millionaires (PCHA) in 2
Mar 21st - 1st foreign language course broadcast on US radio (WJZ, NYC)
Mar 21st - Mass Investors Trust becomes 1st mutual fund set up in US
Mar 24th - Greece becomes a republic
Mar 25th - Greek parliament selects admiral Paul Koundouriotis as premier
Mar 25th - Stanley Cup: Mont Canadiens (NHL) sweep Calgary Tigers (WCHL) in 2
Mar 26th - Premiere of Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan" in London
Mar 27th - Canada recognizes USSR
Mar 27th - New French government of Poincaré begins
Mar 28th - WGN-AM in Chicago IL begins radio transmissions
Mar 29th - Bayern & Vatican reach accord
Mar 31st - Croydon Airport, London: Imperial Airways established
Mar 31st - London public transport strike ends
Apr 1st - Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co
Apr 1st - Hitler sentenced to 5 years labor but Gen Ludendorff acquitted
Apr 1st - Imperial Airways forms in Britain
Apr 1st - The Royal Canadian Air Force is formed.
Apr 6th - 4 planes leave Seattle on 1st successful around-the-world flight
Apr 6th - Italy fascists receives 65% of vote of parliament
Apr 6th - Völkische Block (nazi's) receives 17.8% of vote in Bavaria
Apr 10th - Tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play
Apr 11th - 1st men's college swimming championships begin
Apr 11th - Socialists win Danish parliamentary elections
Apr 11th - WLS-AM in Chicago IL begins radio transmissions
Apr 13th - Greek plebiscite for a republic
Apr 15th - Flemish-Walloon riots in Louvain, Belgium, 1 dead
Apr 15th - WHO-AM in Des Moines Iowa begins radio transmissions
Apr 15th - Rand McNally publishes its first road atlas.
Apr 16th - 1st radio-transmission of wireless: Mattheus Passion
Apr 16th - Child labor laws strengthened in Holland
Apr 17th - Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures & Louis B Mayer Co merged to form MGM
Apr 18th - 1st crossword puzzle book published (Simon & Schuster)
Apr 19th - "National Barn Dance" premieres on WLS Chicago
Apr 19th - 28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:29:40.2
Apr 22nd - Hague Chambers of Commerce forms

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 608

Jan 1st - Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet
Jan 3rd - Andre Franquin, cartoonist
Jan 3rd - Henry M Fazzie, S Afr Union/UDF-leader
Jan 3rd - Roy Harding, British teacher
Jan 3rd - Nell Rankin, American singer (d. 2005)
Jan 3rd - Doug Ellis, British entrepreneur
Jan 4th - Sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (d. 1993)
Jan 5th - Dr Gilbert Bogle, Australian scientist who died in the Bogle-Chandler case (1963)
Jan 6th - Earl Scruggs, NC, bluegrass musician (& Flat-Ballad of Jed Clampett), (d. 2012)
Jan 7th - Roloff Beny, Alberta, painter/photographer (A Time of Gods)
Jan 7th - Pablo Birger, Argentine racing driver (d. 1966)
Jan 8th - Antai Ribari, composer
Jan 8th - Benjamin Lees, [Lysniansky], Harbin Manchuria, composer
Jan 8th - Robert Starer, Vienna Austria, composer
Jan 8th - Ron Moody, London England, actor (12 Chairs, Wrong is Right)
Jan 9th - Sergei Parajanov, Armenian film director (d. 1990)
Jan 10th - Ludmilla Chiraeff, ballet dancer
Jan 11th - Don Cherry, Wichita Texas, singer (Dean Martin Summer Show)
Jan 11th - Slim Harpo [James Moore], Lobdell, Louisiana, American blues musician
Jan 11th - Sam B. Hall, American politician (d. 1994)
Jan 12th - Jan Willem Radecker, sculptor/son of John Raedecker
Jan 13th - Philip Rawson, artist/teacher
Jan 13th - Paul Feyerabend, Austrian-born philosopher (d. 1994)
Jan 14th - Guy Williams, NYC, actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), (d. 1989)
Jan 16th - Katy Jurado, Mexico, actress (High Noon, Trapeze, Barabbas, AKA Pablo)
Jan 17th - Jewel Plummer Cobb, educator/pres (California State U at Fullerton)
Jan 18th - Donald Baverstock, TV producer
Jan 19th - 7th earl of Carnarvon, English large landowner
Jan 19th - Jean Francois Revel, French journalist/author (Ni Marx ni Jesus)
Jan 19th - Nicholas Colasanto, Providence RI, actor (Coach Ernie-Cheers)
Jan 20th - Yvonne Loriod, Houilles France, pianist
Jan 21st - Benny Hill, Southampton England, comedian (Benny Hill Show)
Jan 22nd - J J Johnson, composer/jazz trombonist
Jan 23rd - Frank R Lautenberg, (Sen-D-NJ, 1982-2001, 2003-2013), (d. 2013)
Jan 24th - 8th earl Spencer, English large landowner/father of Diane
Jan 24th - David Craighead, composer
Jan 24th - Klaus George Roy, composer
Jan 24th - Marvin Kaplan, Brooklyn NY, actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice)
Jan 24th - Robert W Kastenmeier, (Rep-D-WI, 1959- )
Jan 25th - Lou "The Toe" Groza, AAFC, NFL tackle, kicker (Cleveland Browns)
Jan 26th - Warren Frank Benson, composer
Jan 26th - Annette Strauss, American philanthropist and politician (d. 1998)
Jan 26th - Alice Babs, Swedish singer
Jan 27th - Alexander Georgiyevich Chugayev, composer
Jan 27th - Kenneth Corfield, CEO (STC)
Jan 27th - Rauf Denktasj, Turkish-Cypriot politician
Jan 27th - Brian Rix [The Lord Rix], Cottingham, Yorkshire, English actor
Jan 27th - Sabu, [Dastagir], India, actor (Elephant Boy, Drum)
Jan 27th - William van Straubenzee, British MP
Jan 29th - Brian Trubshaw, British test pilot
Jan 29th - Gregson, Lord
Jan 29th - Luigi Nono, Venice Italy, composer (Canonic Variations)
Jan 29th - Marcelle Ferron, Quebec painter and stained glass artist (d. 2001)
Jan 29th - Peter Voulkos, American artist (d. 2002)
Jan 30th - Margaret Beda Nicholson, author (No Medals for the Major)
Jan 30th - Lloyd Alexander, American writer (d. 2007)
Jan 30th - Margaret Yorke [Margaret Beda Nicholson], Compton, Surrey, author (Patrick Grant novels), (d. 2012)
Jan 31st - Robert Gatehouse, former High Court judge
Jan 31st - Tengiz Abuladze, filmmaker
Feb 1st - H. Richard Hornberger, American writer (d. 1997)
Feb 1st - Ben Weider, Quebec businessman and author
Feb 2nd - Tine Balder, [Clementine AL Cobbaut], Flemish actress (Antigone)
Feb 2nd - Elfi von Dassanowsky, Austrian-American producer and musician
Feb 5th - Robert Lynn, anarchist
Feb 6th - Billy Wright, English soccer player
Feb 6th - Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Road to Rome)
Feb 6th - Jin yong, Chinese novelist
Feb 7th - Cathy Long, (Rep-D-LA, 1985-86)
Feb 7th - Dora Bryan, [Broadhurst], Southport England, actress (Taste of Honey)
Feb 7th - Johnny Jordaan, [Jan van Musscher], Amsterdam folk vocalist
Feb 8th - Joe Black, baseball player
Feb 9th - George Guest, British organist
Feb 10th - Bud (Norman) Poile, NHLer
Feb 10th - Randy Van Horne, El Paso Tx, vocalist (Nat King Cole Show)
Feb 11th - Mary Tregear, Oriental art historian
Feb 12th - Hans Berghuis, Dutch author/poet (3 Women, Adam)
Feb 13th - Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician
Feb 14th - Arghyris Kounadis, composer
Feb 14th - Countess Mountbatten, of Burma
Feb 16th - James Swaffield, director-general (Swaffield & Clerk to the GLC)
Feb 16th - Peter Webster, British High Court Judge
Feb 17th - Margaret Truman, Mo, pres daughter/writer (Murder at FBI)/pianist
Feb 17th - Gevork Vartanian, Iran, Soviet intelligence agent (Operation Long Jump), (d. 2012)
Feb 18th - Humberto Fernández Morán, Venezuelan scientist (d. 1999)
Feb 18th - Louis Laberge, Quebec labour union leader (d. 2002)
Feb 19th - Bruce Norris, NHL owner (Detroit Red Wings)
Actor Lee MarvinActor Lee Marvin (Feb 19th) Feb 19th - Lee Marvin, NYC, actor (Paint Your Wagon, Cat Ballou)
Feb 19th - David Bronstein, Ukrainian chess player (d. 2006)
Feb 20th - Gloria Vanderbilt, don't my jeans look great (poor little rich girl)
Feb 21st - Robert Mugabe, president (Zimbabwe, 1988- )
Feb 23rd - Lejaren Hiller, composer
Feb 24th - Lionel Dakers, director (Royal School of Church Music)
Feb 24th - William Pillar, British admiral
Feb 25th - Peg Ridge, peace campaigner
Feb 26th - Mark Bucci, NYC, composer (1959 Arts & Letters Award)
Feb 26th - Noboru Takeshita, Japanese PM (1987-89)
Feb 27th - M M Shearer, former Lord Lieutenant of Shetland
Feb 27th - Norman Marshall, cricketer (brother of Roy, one Test for WI 1955)
Feb 28th - Robert A Roe, (Rep-D-NJ, 1969- )
Feb 29th - David Beattie, British governor-general of NZ

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 11 of 10

Jan 11th - Novelist Hermann Hesse (36) weds singer Ruth Wenger
Feb 4th - Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (22) weds pianist Lil Armstrong (26)
Feb 26th - Astronomer Edwin Hubble (34) weds Grace Burke in Pasadena, California
Mar 19th - American poet e.e. (Edward Estlin) Cummings marries first wife Elaine Orr. The marriage lasts less than 9 months.
Jun 4th - Physician Frederick Banting (32) weds Marion Robertson
Jun 17th - Golfer Bobby Jones (22) weds high school sweetheart Mary Rice Malone (22) in Atlanta, Georgia
Jun 21st - Inventor Robert H. Goddard (41) weds secretary Esther Christine Kisk (23) at St. John's Episcopal Church in Worcester
Jun 24th - American writer Henry Miller (31) marries 2nd wife June Smerth (21) in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Aug 28th - British children's writer Enid Blyton (27) marries editor Major Hugh Alexander Pollock, DSO (36)
Nov 26th - Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie ChaplinComedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin (Nov 26th) Nov 26th - Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

Oct 16th - American writer ("Gone with the Wind") Margaret Mitchell divorces 1st husband Berrien (Red) Upshaw

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 105

Jan 2nd - Sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (b. 1834)
Jan 4th - Alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852)
Jan 13th - Georg H Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89
Jan 14th - Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72
Jan 15th - Geza Zichy, composer, dies at 74
Jan 16th - Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (b. 1859)
Jan 21st - Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian Revolutionary leader and Premier, dies of a stroke at 53
Jan 24th - Thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80
Jan 24th - Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1894)
Jan 28th - Simon Abramsz, Dutch writer (Artist book), dies at 56
Jan 29th - Joseph Ludwig, composer, dies at 79
Feb 3rd - Woodrow Wilson, 28th US president (1913-21), dies at his home in Washington at 67
Feb 5th - Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83
Feb 8th - Gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies
Feb 9th - Nils Kj'r, Norwegian playwright (Det Lykkelige Valg), dies at 53
Feb 15th - Lionel Monckton, English composer (Country Girl), dies at 62
Feb 17th - Oskar Merikanto, composer, dies at 55
Feb 21st - Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78
Feb 24th - Edmond Picard, Fren/Belgium writer (Ambidextre journalist), dies at 87
US President Woodrow WilsonUS President Woodrow Wilson (Feb 3rd) Mar 1st - Louise MA, princess of Belgium, dies at 66
Mar 6th - Meyer E van Beem, actor (Moittige Janus), dies at 85
Mar 7th - Pat Moran, manager (Cin Reds), dies of Bright's Disease
Mar 12th - Hilaire Comte de Chardonnet, inventor (rayon), dies
Mar 18th - John Frederick Bridge, composer, dies at 79
Mar 19th - Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/author, dies at 71
Mar 22nd - R G Nivelle, French general (Verdun), dies at 67
Mar 25th - John Reedman, cricketer (Test for Aust 1894, 17 & 4, 1 for 24), dies
Mar 26th - Augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer, dies at 78
Mar 27th - Walter Parratt, composer, dies at 83
Mar 29th - Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/writer, dies at 71
Apr 14th - Louis H Sullivan, architect (Wainwright building St Louis), dies at 67
Apr 14th - Roland Napoleon Bonaparte, Fr officer/explorer (Surinam), dies at 65
Apr 15th - Eduardo Caudella, composer, dies at 82
Apr 16th - Jack Board, cricket wicket-keeper (Eng in 6 Tests 1898-1906), dies
Apr 21st - Eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64
Apr 24th - George Street, English cricket wicket keeper (1 Test 1923), dies
Apr 24th - G. Stanley Hall, American psychologist (b. 1844)
Apr 26th - Josef Labor, composer, dies at 82
May 1st - August Cuppens, Flemish author (Limburgs Driemanschap), dies at 62
May 6th - Carel S Adama van Scheltema, poet/writer (socialism), dies at 47
May 8th - Lev N Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23
May 10th - Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (L'ave), dies at 58
May 12th - Charles Henri Marechal, composer, dies at 82
May 15th - Paul d'Estornelles de Constant, French diplomat/pacifist, dies at 71
May 19th - Billy Zulch, cricketer (S Afr batsman scored 2 Test centuries), dies
May 21st - Bobby Franks, killed by Leopold & Loeb, at 14
May 25th - Theodore Morse, composer, dies at 51
May 25th - Lyubov Popova, Russian painter (b. 1889)
May 26th - Johann Heinrich Beck, composer, dies at 67
May 26th - Victor Herbert, Irish/US cellist/composer/conductor, dies at 65
May 29th - Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid/London), dies
Writer Franz KafkaWriter Franz Kafka (Jun 3rd) Jun 3rd - Franz Kafka, Czech writer (Trial, Amerika, Metamorphosis), dies at 40
Jun 8th - Andrew Irvine, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1902)
Jun 8th - George Leigh Mallory, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1886)
Jun 10th - Giacomo Matteotti, Italian socialist deputy, assassinated by fascists
Jun 11th - Alexander F de Savornin Lohmann Jr, Dutch minister (CHU), dies at 87
Jun 11th - Theodore Dubois, composer, dies at 86
Jun 23rd - Cecil [James] Sharp, English folk musician, dies at 64
Jun 30th - Jacob Israel de Haan, Dutch poet/writer (Pypelyntjes), dies at 42
Jul 10th - Johannes B van Heutsz, gov-gen of Dutch Indies (1904-09), dies at 73
Jul 23rd - Frank Frost Abbott, American classical scholar (b. 1850)
Jul 27th - Ferruccio Benvenuto busoni, pianist/composer, dies
Jul 27th - Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto Busoni, composer, dies at 58
Aug 3rd - Joseph Conrad, Polish/British writer (Heart of Darkness), dies at 66
Aug 6th - John Henry Roberts, composer, dies at 76
Aug 7th - Camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49
Novelist Joseph ConradNovelist Joseph Conrad (Aug 3rd) Aug 9th - Jacob P Vis, Dutch founder (NV Royal Salt Industries), dies at 66
Aug 13th - Julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56
Aug 17th - Pavel S "Paul" Urysohn, Russian mathematician, drowns at 26
Aug 17th - Tom Kendall, cricketer (14 wickets in Australia's 1st two Tests), dies
Aug 25th - Mariano Álvarez, Filipino general (b. 1818)
Sep 10th - Walter Lees, cricketer (26 wkts on 5 Tests Eng v SA 1905-06), dies
Sep 11th - Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer, dies at 57
Sep 13th - Pekka Hannikainen, composer, dies at 69
Sep 15th - Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer, dies at 66
Sep 18th - Francis Herbert Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism), dies
Sep 19th - Alick Bannerman, cricketer (28 Tests for Australia, 1108 runs), dies
Oct 5th - Joseph Vezina, composer, dies at 75
Oct 5th - Tom Campbell, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, ct 7 stp 1), dies
Oct 6th - Jacques Oppenheim, lawyer, dies at 75
Oct 7th - Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Christian Philosophy), dies at 71
Oct 9th - Valery Bryusov, Russian writer and critic (b. 1873)
Oct 12th - Anatole France, writer, dies at 80
Oct 12th - Monroe A Althouse, composer, dies at 71
Oct 13th - Anatole France, [Jacques Thibault], writer (Ecrivain Francais), dies
Oct 21st - Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 76
Nov 4th - Gabriel Urbain Faure, French composer (Requiem), dies at 79
Nov 4th - Richard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (b. 1843)
Nov 8th - Sergey Mikhaylovich Lyapunov, composer, dies at 64
Nov 9th - Henry Cabot Lodge, American Senator (b. 1850)
Nov 16th - Alexander Andreyevich Archangel'sky, composer, dies at 78
Nov 16th - Edward Everett Rice, composer, dies at 75
Nov 19th - Lee Stack, British sirdar in Egypt/gov-gen of Sudan, murdered
Nov 19th - Thomas Ince, American film director (b. 1882)
Nov 21st - Florence Harding, American First Lady (b. 1860)
Nov 22nd - Herman Heijermans Jr, author (On Hope, Heap of Blessing), dies
Composer Giacomo PucciniComposer Giacomo Puccini (Nov 29th) Nov 29th - Giacomo Puccini, Ital composer (Mme Butterfly), dies in Brussels at 65
Dec 2nd - Kazimieras Būga, Lithuanian philologist (b. 1879)
Dec 6th - Gene Stratton-Porter, American author, screenwriter and naturalist (b. 1863)
Dec 8th - Franz X Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha), dies at 74

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