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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 232

Jan 1st - Dutch law makes driver's license mandatory
Jan 1st - The poll tax of £1 per head on all adult male inhabitants of Natal, South Africa, except indentured Indians and married Blacks, imposed by the Natal parliament in 1905, becomes payable.
Jan 2nd - Willis Carrier recieves a US patent for the world's first air conditioner
Jan 4th - South Africa beat England by one wicket, their 1st Test win
Jan 6th - Maurice Ravel's "Miroirs," premieres in Paris
Jan 8th - A landslide in Haverstraw, New York, caused by the excavation of clay along the Hudson River, kills 20 people.
Jan 10th - The British and French begin consultations on military and naval issues
Jan 12th - 1st time Dow Jones closes above 100 (100.26)
Jan 12th - Football rules committee legalizes forward pass
Jan 12th - Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's cabinet (which included amongst its members H.H. Asquith, David Lloyd George, and Winston Churchill) embarks on sweeping social reforms after a Liberal landslide in the British general election.
Jan 13th - 1st radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American) claimed to receive signals up to one mile
Engineer Willis CarrierEngineer Willis Carrier Jan 16th - -Apr 13] Conference of Algeciras (about Morocco)
Jan 19th - Gerhart Hauptmann's "Und Pippa Tanzt!" premieres in Berlin
Jan 22nd - SS Valencia runs aground on rocks on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, killing more than 130.
Jan 25th - Del Valle Inclans "El Marqués de Bradomin" premieres in Madrid
Jan 27th - Rudolf Gundersen skates world record 500m at 44.8 sec
Jan 29th - Coen de King skates world record time: 32,370 km
Jan 31st - Strongest instrumentally recorded earthquake, Colombia, 8.6 Richter
Feb 1st - 1st federal penitentiary building completed, Leavenworth, Kansas
Feb 1st - Dorothy Grey, wife of British Foreign Secretary Edward Grey fatally injured
Feb 2nd - Pope encyclical against separation of church & state
Feb 8th - Without warning, Japanese torpedo boats make a night attack on Russian ships near the naval base at Port Arthur, Manchuria; there is confusion because no deceleration of war was given
Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart HauptmannAuthor and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann Feb 9th - Natal proclaims state of siege in Zulu uprising
Feb 10th - British battleship HMS Dreadnought launched after only 100 days, renders all other capital ships obsolete with revolutionary design
Feb 10th - State of siege proclaimed in Zululand
Feb 12th - George Cohan's musical "George Washington" premieres in NYC
Feb 15th - British Labour Party founded
Feb 18th - Vincent d'Indy's "Jour D'été à La Montagne" premieres in Paris
Feb 19th - WK Kellogg & Ch Bolin found Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Co (later Kelloggs)
Feb 22nd - Black evangelist William J Seymour arrives in LA Calif
Feb 23rd - Tommy Burns beats Marvin Hart in 20 for heavyweight boxing title
Feb 24th - Tomas Estrada Palma defeats Jose Gomez in the election for president of Cuba, but Gomez and his followers refuse to accept results and sponsor an uprising
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy BurnsBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns Feb 27th - France & Britain agree to joint control of New Hebrides
Feb 28th - Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Queen's U (Kingston Ont) in 2 games
Mar 3rd - Vuia I aircraft built by Romanian Traja Vuia tested in France
Mar 6th - Cubs sign 3rd baseman Harry Steinfeldt to complete Tinker-Evers-Chance
Mar 6th - Heavy storm bursts dike, flooding Vlissingen, Netherlands
Mar 6th - Nora Blatch is 1st woman elected to American Society of Civil Engineers
Mar 7th - Finnish Senate accepts universal suffrage, except for poor
Mar 8th - Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Smiths Falls (Ont) in 2 games
Mar 10th - 1st performance of Maurice Ravel's "Sonatine"
Mar 10th - Coal dust explosion kills 1,060 at Courrieres France
Mar 10th - Baker Street & Waterloo Railway opens, constructed by the Underground Electric Railways Company of London. The contraction Bakerloo became the official name in July 1906.
Mar 12th - Heavy storm ravages Dutch west coast
Mar 14th - Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club forms
Mar 15th - Britons Rolls, Royce & Johnson form Rolls Royce Ltd
Mar 17th - Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Ottawa Silver 7, although both winning a game, Montreal outscores Ottawa 12-10
Mar 17th - The Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity is founded at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Mar 19th - Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's "Quattro Rusteghi" premieres in Munich
Playwright George Bernard ShawPlaywright George Bernard Shaw Mar 20th - George Bernard Shaw's "Captain Brassbound's Conversion" premieres in London
Mar 24th - "Census of the British Empire" shows Britain rules 1/5 of the world
Mar 27th - Founding of the Alpine Club of Canada in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Mar 29th - Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers sweep Kenora Thisles in 2 games
Mar 30th - 68th Grand National: Mr Aubrey Hastings aboard Ascetic's Silver wins
Mar 31st - GB Shaw's German version of "Caesar & Cleopatra" premieres in Berlin
Apr 2nd - South Africa complete a 4-1 series drubbing of England
Apr 5th - St Pius X encyclical "On the Mariavites or Mystic Priests of Poland"
Apr 6th - 1st animated cartoon copyrighted
Apr 7th - Act of Algeciras drawn between Moroccan police & banking business
Apr 7th - Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.
Apr 9th - 3½th modern Olympic games opens in Athens (4/22 NS)
Apr 13th - Mutiny on Portuguese battleships Dom Carlos & Vasco da Gama
26th US President Theodore Roosevelt26th US President Theodore Roosevelt Apr 14th - US President Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in US press, taken from John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress
Apr 15th - The Armenian organization AGBU is established.
Apr 18th - Calvinist Reformed Union in Neth Church forms in Utrecht
Arnold Genthe's famous photograph, looking toward the fire on Sacramento StreetArnold Genthe's famous photograph, looking toward the fire on Sacramento Street

Apr 18th - San Francisco earthquake and fire kills nearly 4,000 while destroying 75% of the city
Apr 18th - The Los Angeles Times story on the Azusa Street Revival launches Pentecostalism as a worldwide movement.
Apr 19th - 10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45
Apr 19th - Belgian naval education ship Comte The Stain de Naeyer sets sail
Apr 19th - SF Earthquake ends killing 452
Apr 22nd - 10th anniversary Olympic games open at Athens, Greece
Apr 22nd - New rule puts umpire in sole charge of all game balls
Apr 26th - 1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii
May 1st - Phillies' John Lush no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 6-0
May 2nd - 32nd Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Troxler aboard Sir Huon wins in 2:08.8
Tsar Nicholas IITsar Nicholas II May 2nd - Tsar Nicolas II of Russia dismisses his moderate Prime Minister Witte and appoints Ivan Goremykin, a conservative bureaucrat
May 3rd - British-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey
May 6th - "Temporary" permit to erect overhead wires on Market Street, San Francisco
May 6th - Tsar Nicolas II of Russia claims right to legislate by decree and restricts the power of the Duma (Russian Parliament)
May 8th - Phila A's pitcher Chief Benders plays outfield & hits 2 HRs
May 10th - Russian Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time
May 10th - Italian King Victor Emmanuel & Swiss president Ludwig Forrer open Simplon tunnel
May 13th - Bezalel Art School opens in Jerusalem
May 14th - Flagpole at the White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising
May 15th - NY Giants' Hooks Wiltse strikes out 4 batters in 1 inning
May 17th - Switzerland's Simplon Tunnel open to rail traffic
May 19th - Federated Boys' Club (Boys' Club of America) organizes
May 19th - Portugal's King Carlos I names Joao Franco premier
May 21st - Louis H Perlman patents a demountable tire carrying rim for cars
May 21st - The US and Mexico sign an agreement over distribution of the waters of the Rio Grande, increasingly diverted to the US for irrigation
May 22nd - 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece
May 22nd - 31st Preakness: Walter Miller aboard Whimsical wins in 1:45
May 22nd - Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane
May 22nd - A British garrison leaves Esquimalt, on the Pacific coast, after a military occupation that began in 1858: these were the last British soldiers stationed in Canada
May 25th - After 20 straight wins, Boston Pilgrims lose to Chicago White Sox 3-0
May 26th - Archaeological Institute of America forms
May 26th - Vauxhall Bridge is opened in London.
May 27th - 1st outlining of Gustav Mahler's 6th symphony, in Essen
May 28th - Shields/Cobbs musical "His honor, the Mayor" premieres in NYC
May 30th - 40th Belmont: Lucien Lyne aboard Burgomaster wins in 2:20

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 493

Jan 1st - Frank Stack, Canada, speed skater (Olympic-bronze-1932)
Jan 1st - Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974)
Jan 3rd - Roman Brandstaetter, writer
Jan 5th - Kathleen Kenyon, 1st person to place date on remains of Jericho
Jan 6th - Benedict Vilakazi, South Africa, poet/educator (Zulu-English Dictionary)
Jan 6th - Jaap Wagemaker, [Adrian B], Dutch sculptor
Jan 8th - Jan A H J S Bruins Slot, Dutch founder illegal Trouw/MP (ARP)
Jan 8th - Serge Poliakoff, Russian/French painter/guitarist
Jan 11th - Albert Hofmann, Switzerland, chemist (discovered LSD)
Jan 11th - Johannes Paul Thilman, composer
Jan 11th - Robert Nesbitt, impresario
Jan 12th - Henny Youngman, England, comedian (Take my wife please...)
Jan 12th - Tex Ritter, Texas, country singer (5 Star Jubilee, Wayward Wind)
Jan 12th - Daniil Kharms, Russian playwright (d. 1942)
Jan 13th - Maxime Jacob, composer
Jan 14th - Walter Knape, composer
Jan 14th - William Bendix, actor (Lifeboat, Babe Ruth Story, Life of Riley), born in NYC, New York
Jan 15th - Aristotle Onassis, Greece, rich shipping magnate
Jan 15th - Rezso Kokai, composer
Jan 16th - Clement Greenberg, art critic
Jan 16th - Diana Winyard, actress (Cavalcade), born in London, England
Jan 18th - Hans Aeschbacher, Swiss sculptor (Venus de Six-Tours)
Jan 19th - Ish Kabbible, [Merwyn Bogue], Penns, comedian (Kay Kyser's Kollege)
Jan 19th - Lanny Ross, radio singer (Show Boat, The Swift Show), born in Seattle, Washington
Jan 21st - Fred Fehl, Austrian/US Broadway photographer
Jan 21st - John Putz, journalist
Jan 21st - Igor Moiseyev, Russian choreographer (d. 2007)
Jan 22nd - Robert E[rvin] Howard, US, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror)
Jan 22nd - Willa B Brown (Coffey), US African American air pioneer (NAAA)
Jan 22nd - Joe Gladwin, English actor (d. 1987)
Jan 23rd - Bob Steele, Pendleton Oregon, actor (Duffy-F Troop, Big Sleep)
Jan 24th - Norman Cook, museum curator
Jan 27th - Radames Gnattali, composer
Jan 28th - Allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show)
Jan 28th - Harry van Kruiningen, [Henri A Janssen], painter/graphic artist
Jan 28th - Henry Foley, cricketer (batted in New Zealand's 1st Test 1930)
Jan 29th - Franciscus Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920)
Jan 29th - Joe Primeau, NHL center
Jan 30th - Greta Nissen, actress (Ambassador Bill)
Jan 31st - Benjamin Frankel, composer
Jan 31st - R W Bonham, founder (International Braille Chess Association)
Feb 1st - Hildegarde, Adell Wisc, night club vocalist (I'll Be Seeing You)
Feb 1st - Pierre Cardevielle, French composer/conductor (Amants Captifs)
Feb 3rd - Ludvig Nielsen, composer
Feb 4th - Clyde William Tombaugh, US, astronomer (discovered Pluto)
Feb 4th - Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologist (Confessing Church)
Feb 4th - Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (champ-1933)
Feb 5th - John Carradine, Greenwich Village NY, actor (Grapes of Wrath, Howling)
Feb 7th - Henry P'u-i, last emperor of China, puppet emperor of Manchukuo
Feb 7th - Oleg Antonov, Soviet aircraft designer (d. 1984)
Feb 8th - Artur Balsam, Polish/US pianist (Begeleidde Menuhin, Milstein)
Feb 8th - Chester F Carlson, inventor (photocopy)
Feb 8th - Henry Roth, Austria-Hungary/US writer (Call it Sleep)
Feb 9th - Gwen Catley, British(?) soprano
Feb 9th - André Kostolany, stock market expert and speculator (d. 1999)
Feb 10th - Erik Rhodes, [Ernest Sharpe], actor (Top Hat, Night at the Ritz)
Feb 10th - Henry Phelps Brown, historian/economist
Feb 10th - John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer (elected 1962)
Feb 10th - Lon Chaney Jr, actor (Hawkeye, Pistols 'n' Petticoats), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Feb 10th - Walraven (Wally) van Hall, Dutch banker/resisted Nazis
Feb 11th - Denis Barnett, British air chief marshal
Feb 13th - Agostinho da Silva, Portuguese philosopher (d. 1994)
Feb 15th - Stephen Brown, CEO (Stone-Platt Industries)
Feb 16th - Vera Menchik, Moscow, 1st official women's world chess champ (1927)
Feb 17th - Galo Plaza Lasso, pres of Ecuador (1948-52), head of OAS (1968-75)
Feb 17th - Ramon Tapales, composer
Feb 18th - Hans Asperger, Austrian pediatrician (d. 1980)
Feb 19th - Grace Mary Williams, composer
Feb 19th - Hendrik W C Spruit, Dutch conductor
Feb 22nd - Edmund von Borck, composer
Feb 22nd - Gale Gordon, actor (Conklin-Our Miss Brooks, Here's Lucy), born in Los Angeles, California
Feb 24th - Alexis Curvers, Belgian author (Tempo di Roma, Bourg-le-Rond)
Feb 25th - Boris Papandopulo, composer
Feb 25th - Domingo Ortega, Spanish bullfighter
Feb 25th - Howard Zahniser, Father of Wilderness Act
Feb 25th - Warren Hymer, actor (Girl From Havana, Meet the Mob), born in NYC, New York
Feb 26th - Madeleine Carroll, England, actress (39 Steps, Secret Agent)
Feb 26th - Nikos Ghika, artist
Feb 27th - Alexander Matheson, NZ cricket pace bowler (2 Tests 1930-31)
Feb 27th - H Algernon F "Algy" Rumbold, English diplomat (South Africa/Tibet)
Mobster Bugsy SiegelMobster Bugsy Siegel (Feb 28th) Feb 28th - Bugsy Siegel, gangster created casinos in Las Vegas
Mar 3rd - Artur Lundkvist, Swedish writer/Swedish Academy (Agadir)
Mar 3rd - Donald Novis, Hastings England, actor (Monte Carlo)
Mar 3rd - Krishnarao Shiva Shelvankar, journalist/diplomat
Mar 4th - Meindert DeJong American author (d. 1991)
Mar 4th - Georges Ronsse, Belgian national cyclo-cross and world champion road cyclist (d. 1969)
Mar 4th - Charles Rudolph Walgreen, Jr., American businessman (d. 2007)
Mar 6th - Bob Wills, TX, actor (Lone Prairie, Tornado in the Saddle)
Mar 6th - Lou Costello, Paterson NJ, comedian/actor (Abbott & Costello)
Mar 7th - Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer
Mar 7th - Hans Lachman, composer
Mar 11th - Aasan Ferit Alnar, composer
Mar 14th - Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer
Comedian and Actor Lou CostelloComedian and Actor Lou Costello (Mar 6th) Mar 16th - Francisco Ayala, writer
Mar 16th - Henny Youngman, comedian (Take my wife please), born in London, England
Mar 17th - Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim], actress (Gloria, Gold), born in Berlin, Germany
Mar 17th - Michael O'Shea, Hartford Ct, actor (Denny-It's a Great Life)
Mar 17th - Tamara Geva, dancer
Mar 18th - Roy L Johnson, US admiral (WW II-Pacific Ocean)
Mar 19th - Adolf Eichmann, Ruhr Germany, Nazi Gestapo officer

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 4 of 4

Composer Igor StravinskyComposer Igor Stravinsky (Jan 23rd) Jan 23rd - Composer Igor Stravinsky (23) weds Yekaterina Nosenko
Feb 17th - 26th US President Theodore Roosevelt's daughter Alice marries in the White House
Mar 14th - Film director D. W. Griffith (31) weds Linda Arvidson (21) at Old North Church in Boston, Massachusetts
Jul 28th - Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin (27) weds Ekaterina Svanidze (21) at St. David's Church in Tiflis

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 80 of 80

Jan 1st - Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer, dies at 51
Jan 1st - Sir Hugh Nelson, Premier of Queensland (b. 1835)
Jan 5th - Kathleen Kenyon, English Archaeologist who excavated Jericho (the oldest known continuously occupied human settlement that has been inhabited for the last 11,000 years), dies at 72
Jan 13th - Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (b. 1859)
Jan 16th - Marshall Field, founder of Marshall Field and Company (b. 1834)
Jan 18th - Bartolomé Mitre, President of Argentina (1862-70), dies at 84
Jan 25th - Joseph Wheeler II, Confederate General, dies at 70
Jan 25th - Pierre L Goossens, Belgian archbishop of Malines/Cardinal, dies at 78
Jan 29th - Christaan IX, King of Denmark (1893-1906), dies
Poet Paul Laurence DunbarPoet Paul Laurence Dunbar (Feb 9th) Feb 9th - Paul Laurence Dunbar, African American dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio
Feb 10th - Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician (b. 1827)
Feb 13th - Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter (b. 1866)
Feb 18th - Willem Doorenbos, literary/critic, dies at 85
Feb 18th - John Batterson Stetson, American manufacturer (b. 1830)
Feb 23rd - Johann Hoch, US murderer, executed
Feb 25th - Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Russian composer/conductor c t, dies at 44
Feb 26th - Manuel Fernandez Caballero, composer, dies at 70
Feb 27th - Samuel Pierpont Langley, American astronomer and pioneer aviator, dies at 71
Mar 1st - José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist (b. 1833)
Mar 4th - John McAllister Schofield, former U.S. Secretary of War and Commanding General of the U.S. Army (b. 1831)
Mar 10th - Eugen Richter, German MP (Liberal), dies at 67
Suffragette Susan Brownell AnthonySuffragette Susan Brownell Anthony (Mar 13th) Mar 13th - Susan Brownell Anthony, American suffragist, dies at 85
Mar 15th - Alfred Gilpin Jones, lt-gov of Nova Scotia (1900-06), dies at 81
Mar 17th - Carlos Calvo, Argentina diplomat (Calvo Clause), dies at 82
Mar 22nd - Martin Wegelius, Finnish musicologist/composer, dies at 59
Mar 23rd - Victor Barton, cricketer (scored 23 in Test Eng v South Africa 1892), dies
Mar 29th - Slava Raskaj, Croatian painter (b. 1878)
Mar 30th - Betsy Perk, [Christina E], journalist/writer/feminist, dies at 73
Apr 6th - Alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer (Working People), dies at 57
Apr 8th - Auguste D, First recorded Alzheimer's victim (b. 1950)
Apr 11th - Georgi Apollonovitch Gapon, Rus-orthodox clergyman/tsarist agent, dies
Apr 11th - James A Bailey, circus showman (Barnum & Bailey), dies at 58
Apr 11th - Francis Pharcellus Church, American editor and publisher (b. 1839)
Apr 18th - Luis Martín, Spanish Superior-General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1846)
Apr 19th - Pierre Curie, French physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903), dies
Apr 19th - Spencer Gore, British tennis player and cricketer (b. 1850)
Apr 20th - Australian wombat; oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26
Apr 25th - John Knowles Paine, US composer, dies at 67
May 14th - Carl Schurz, German revolutionary and statesman (b. 1829)
May 23rd - Henrik Johan Ibsen, Norwegian playwright (Doll House), dies at 78
May 30th - William Yeates Hurlstone, composer, dies at 30
May 31st - Hermann Schell, German theologist (Gott und Geist), dies at 56
May 31st - King Alfonso XIII, assassinated in Madrid
May 31st - Victoria von Battenberg, assassinated in Madrid
Jun 5th - Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher (b. 1842)
Jun 7th - Johan P Van de Kellen, stamp cutter/lithographer, dies at 74
Jun 8th - Christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer, dies at 65
Jun 10th - Richard John Seddon, longest serving Prime Minister of New Zealand, 61
Jun 11th - Heinrich Hart, German writer (Das Lied der Menschheit), dies at 50
Jun 17th - Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies
Jun 17th - William Dale, international legal consultant, dies
Jun 20th - John Clayton Adams, British landscape artist (b. 1840)
Jun 22nd - Fritz Schaudinn, German animal scholar: examined amoebasis, dies at 34
Jun 25th - Stanford White, Architect, shot dead atop Madison Square Garden which he designed by Harry Thaw jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit
Jun 26th - Alexander Muir, poet (Maple Leaf Forever), dies at 76
Jul 12th - Henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer, dies at 70
Jul 19th - Ferdinand Brunetière, French writer and critic (b. 1849)
Jul 29th - Alexandre Luigini, composer, dies at 56
Aug 24th - Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies
Aug 30th - Hans Auer, Swiss architect (b. 1847)
Sep 2nd - Guiseppe Giacosa, Ital screenwriter (libretti opera Puccini), dies
Sep 5th - Ludwig Boltzmann, Austrian physicist (b. 1844)
Sep 13th - Georg Jacobi, composer, dies at 66
Sep 19th - Maria Georgina Grey, British writer and founder of the Girls' Day School Trust (b. 1816)
Sep 20th - Robert R. Hitt, American politician (b. 1834)
Sep 21st - Samuel Arnold, Lincoln conspirator (b. 1838)
Sep 23rd - Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor of Antwerp, dies
Oct 5th - Raja Ravi Varma, Indian painter, dies aged 58
Oct 7th - Honoré Beaugrand, Canadian journalist and politician, mayor of Montreal (b. 1848)
Oct 9th - Joseph F Glidden, inventor (barbed wire), dies
Oct 20th - William "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants), dies at 67
Oct 21st - [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55
French Painter Paul CézanneFrench Painter Paul Cézanne (Oct 22nd) Oct 22nd - Paul Cézanne, French Post-Impressionist painter (b. 1839)
Nov 4th - John H. Ketcham, American politician (b. 1832)
Nov 9th - Leon Vanderkindere, Belgian historian/mayor of Ukkel, dies at 64
Nov 14th - Hendrik J Schimmel, author/dramatist, dies
Nov 22nd - Earnest Josephson, Swedish painter, dies
Dec 7th - Élie Ducommun, Swiss journalist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1833)
Dec 14th - John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer, dies at 78
Dec 21st - Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58

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