Famous Deaths for Year 1934

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Deaths 1 - 133 of 133

Jan 1st - Jakob Wassermann, writer, dies at 60
Jan 6th - Herbert Chapman, Legendary Manager of Arsenal and Huddersfield Town (b. 1878)
Jan 8th - Alexandre Stavisky, French swindler, dies
Jan 8th - Andrei Bely, Russian writer (b. 1880)
Jan 10th - Marinus van der Lubbe, Dutch communist, beheaded in Berlin at 24
Jan 12th - Pawel Kochanski, Polish violinist, composer and arranger (b. 1887)
Jan 13th - Jean-Baptiste Marchand, soldier/explorer (Sudan), dies at 70
Jan 13th - Paul Ulrich Villard, French Chemist and Physicist who discovered gamma rays, dies at 73
Jan 15th - Hermann Bahr, Austrian writer (Concert), dies at 70
Jan 15th - Patrick O'Malley, US policeman, killed by John Dillinger
Jan 16th - Annie Patterson, composer, dies at 65
Jan 19th - Armand Parent, composer, dies at 70
Jan 29th - Fritz Haber, German chemist (Nobel 1918), dies at 65
Jan 30th - Frank Nelson Doubleday, American publisher (b. 1862)
Feb 2nd - Ernesto Nazareth, composer, dies at 70
Feb 16th - Eduard Bagritsky, [Dzjubin], Russ poet/journalist, dies at 38
Feb 17th - Albert I LCMM von Saksen-Coburg, king of Belgium (1909-34), dies at 58
Feb 17th - Siegbert Tarrasch, German chess player (b. 1862)
Feb 22nd - Willem Kes, violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 78
Feb 23rd - Augusto Sandino, Nicaraguan patriot, assassinated by National Guard
Feb 23rd - Edward William Elgar, English composer (Coronation Ode), dies at 76
Feb 25th - Daniel Protheroe, composer, dies at 67
Feb 25th - John J McGraw, manager (NY Giants), dies at 60
Mar 3rd - Norman Houstoun O'Neill, composer, dies at 58
Mar 13th - Fritz Cortolezis, composer, dies at 56
Paleoanthropologist Davidson BlackPaleoanthropologist Davidson Black (Mar 15th) Mar 15th - Davidson Black, Paleoanthropologist, dies while working alone during the night, in Beijing, China at 49
Mar 19th - Anthony J Block, lawyer (Dutch strafproces), dies at 66
Mar 20th - A Emma W T von Waldeck-Pyrmont, Dutch queen (& regent), dies at 76
Mar 21st - Franz Schreker, Austrian composer, dies after suffering from a stroke at 55
Mar 21st - Lilyan Tashman, actor (Bulldog Drummond), dies at 34
Mar 22nd - Theophilos Hatzimihail, Greek painter (b. 1870)
Mar 26th - Grete Gulbransson, writer, dies at 51
Mar 27th - Francis William Reitz, 5th State President of the Orange Free State (b. 1844)
Mar 29th - Otto Hermann Kahn, German millionaire and benefactor (b. 1867)
Mar 31st - Franz Ehrle, German jesuit/head of Vatican library, dies at 88
Apr 4th - Braulio Dueno Colon, composer, dies at 80
Apr 5th - Salvatore Di Giacomo, composer, dies at 74
Apr 7th - William Monroe Trotter, African, dies on 62nd birthday in Boston
Apr 14th - Gerald du Maurier, British actor-manager (Unmarried, Escape), dies
Apr 14th - Karl Dane, dies at 57
Apr 30th - William Henry Welch, dies at 75
May 1st - Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, composer, dies at 35
May 7th - Edward Naylor, composer, dies at 67
May 11th - Orest Khvolson, Russian physicist (b. 1852)
May 14th - Lou Criger, American baseball player (b. 1872)
American Outlaw Bonnie ParkerAmerican Outlaw Bonnie Parker (May 23rd) May 23rd - Bonnie Parker, American outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush at 23
May 23rd - Clyde Barrow, outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush
May 25th - Gustav Theodore Holst, English composer (Ode to Death), dies at 59
May 27th - Meijer Linnewiel, [Prof Kokadorus], Amsterdam street hawker, dies
May 29th - Eugenie Besserer, actress (Anna Christie, Madame X), dies at 65
May 30th - Togo Heihachiro, Japanese admiral (b. 1848)
Jun 6th - Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (b. 1864)
Jun 6th - Charles Francis Jenkins, American Inventor and early television pioneer (also invented the altimeter and automobile self-starter) dies at 66
Bank Robber Clyde BarrowBank Robber Clyde Barrow (May 23rd) Jun 10th - Frederick Delius, English composer (Suite Florida), dies at 72
Jun 11th - Lev Vygotsky, Russian psychologist (b. 1896)
Jun 15th - Alfred Bruneau, composer, dies at 77
Jun 18th - Francisco Lacerda, composer, dies at 65
Jun 21st - [James] Thorne Smith, US, sci-fi author (Stray Lamb, Turnabout)
Jun 27th - Max Pallenberg, Austria actor (Brave Suender), dies in air crash at 56
Jun 30th - Ernst Rohm, German staff member, executed at 46
Jun 30th - Gregor Strasser, German pharmacist/NSDAP-leader, murdered at 42
Jun 30th - Karl Ernst, German SA-leader, murdered
Jun 30th - Kurt von Schleiger, German chancellor (1932-33), murdered at 52
Jun 30th - Night of the Long Knives mur
Jun 30th - Gustav Ritter von Kahr, Prime Minister of Bavaria killed in the Night of the Long Knives murders (b. 1862)
Jun 30th - Erich Klausener, Catholic politician killed in the Night of the Long Knives murders (b. 1885)
Jul 3rd - Henry WAE, Prince of Netherlands/father of Queen Juliana, dies
Jul 4th - Chaim Nachman Bialik, zionist poet, dies
Physicist Marie CuriePhysicist Marie Curie (Jul 4th) Jul 4th - Marie Skłodowska-Curie, French-Polish Physicist/Chemist, 1st woman to win Nobel Prize (1903, 1911) dies at 66 of radiation poisoning
Jul 6th - Warden Uncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish landlord/writer, dies at 73
Jul 7th - Doodles Tapscott, cricketer (South African batsman 1922-23), dies
Jul 8th - Benjamin Baillaud, French astronomer (b. 1848)
Jul 9th - Otakar Zich, composer, dies at 55
Jul 12th - Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor and industrialist (b. 1877)
Jul 13th - Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragette and the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, dies at 87
Suffragette Kate SheppardSuffragette Kate Sheppard (Jul 13th) Jul 15th - Jules Renkin, Belgian PM (1931-32), dies
Jul 22nd - John Dillinger, shot dead at Biograph Theater in Chicago, at 33
Jul 25th - Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian chancellor assassinated by nazis
Jul 25th - Nestor Makhno, Ukrainian anarchist (b. 1889)
Jul 25th - François Coty, French perfume manufacturer (b. 1874)
Jul 27th - Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17), dies at 79
Jul 28th - Louis Tancred, cricketer (fourteen Tests batting for South Africa 1905-14), dies
Jul 28th - Marie Dressler, Canadian-American actress (Dinner at 8, Anna Christie), dies at 65 of cancer
Gangster John DillingerGangster John Dillinger (Jul 22nd) Jul 29th - Didier Pitre, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1883)
Aug 1st - Piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79
Aug 2nd - Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Hindenburg, soldier/statesman, dies at 86
Aug 3rd - Carl F baron von Langen-Parow, German equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928)
Aug 5th - Neville Quinn, cricketer (12 Tests for South Africa), dies at 26
Aug 8th - Wilbert Robinson, baseball manager (Bkln Dodgers), dies
Aug 10th - John Kane, Scotish/US miner/painter, dies at 73
Aug 12th - Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam), dies at 78
Aug 18th - Delilah L Beasley, US author/columnist (Oakland Tribune), dies at 61
Aug 28th - Doris Ulmann, American photographer dies aged 52
Aug 30th - Earnest L Wolzogen, German writer (That tolle Komtess), dies at 79
Aug 31st - Johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies
Sep 2nd - Ruggiero de Rudolpho "Russ" Columbo, US singer/violist, dies at 26
Sep 2nd - Alcide Nunez, American musician (b. 1884)
Sep 2nd - James Allan, New Zealand rugby union player, All Black (b. 1860)
Sep 10th - George Henschel, composer, dies at 84
Sep 12th - Catherine Breshkovsky, Babushka/Grandmother of Russian revolution, dies aged 90
Sep 15th - David Vaughan Thomas, composer, dies at 61
Sep 17th - Edmund van der Straeten, composer, dies at 79
Sep 18th - Marie Shotwell, actress (Sally of the Sawdust), dies at 54
Sep 24th - Edwin Lehare, composer, dies at 69
Oct 5th - Jean Vigo, French filmer, dies
Oct 9th - J-Louis-F Barthou, French writer/premier/foreign minister, murdered
Oct 9th - King Alexander, of Yugoslavia, killed by Georgief (Croatian terrorist)
Oct 12th - Gertrude Käsebier, American photographer dies aged 82
Oct 15th - Raymond Poincaré, premier/president France (1913-20), dies at 74
Oct 17th - Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish histologist and neuroscientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1852)
Oct 19th - Johan J Arch, graphic artist (houtgravures), dies at 63
Oct 22nd - Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, gangster, shot dead at 30 by FBI in Ohio
Oct 25th - Frank Sprague, American Inventor of the first U.S. electric trolley system, dies at 77
Oct 29th - Gustavo Emilio Campa, composer, dies at 71
Nov 8th - Carlos Chagas, Brazilian physician (b. 1879)
Nov 8th - James Mark Baldwin, American Philosopher and Psychologist, dies at 73
Nov 15th - Anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth's manufacturer (Devout & D), dies
Nov 16th - Joachim Ringelantz, writer, dies
Nov 16th - Carl von Linde, German Engineer and Chemist who invented mechanical refrigeration, dies at 92
Nov 20th - Willem de Sitter, Dutch scientist (b. 1872)
Nov 23rd - Giovanni Brunero, Italian cyclist (b. 1895)
Nov 26th - Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Ukrainian historian and statesman (b.1866)
Nov 27th - "Baby Face" Nelson, [Lester Gillis], gangster, shot by FBI at 26
Nov 27th - Herman Hollis, FBI agent, killed by Baby Face Nelson
Nov 27th - Sam Cowley, FBI agent, killed by Baby Face Nelson
Nov 30th - Hélène Boucher, French aviatrix (b. 1908)
Dec 1st - Sergei M Kirov, Josef Stalin's collaborator, assassinated in Leningrad
Dec 3rd - Charles James O'Donnell, Irish politician (b. 1849)
Dec 6th - Duke Charles Michael of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1863)
Dec 8th - Bernhard Seklas, composer, dies at 62
Dec 12th - Thorleif Haug, Norwegian Nordic skier (b. 1894)
Dec 13th - Thomas A. Watson, American assistant to Alexander Graham Bell (b. 1854)
Dec 15th - Maggie L. Walker, African American teacher and businesswoman (1st female Bank President) dies aged 69

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