What Happened in 1912

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 245

  • Jan 1 1st running of SF's famed "Bay to Breakers" race (7.63 miles/12.3 km)
  • Jan 1 Sun Yat-sen forms Chinese Republic
  • Jan 1 The Republic of China is established.
  • Jan 3 South Pacific RR offers to bring Liberty Bell to Exposition, free
  • Jan 3 10th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in Christchurch (5-0)
  • Jan 4 Smallest earth-moon distance this century, 356,375 km center-to-ctr
  • Jan 4 The Scout Association is incorporated throughout the British Commonwealth by Royal Charter.
  • Jan 5 1st National Hockey Association game (Victoria)
  • Jan 5 The Prague Party Conference takes place.
  • Jan 6 New Mexico becomes 47th state of the Union

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Jan 6 Alfred Wegener, geophysicist and meteorologist, presents his controversial theory of continental drift in a lecture at a the Geological Association (Geologischen Vereinigung) at the Senckenberg-Museum, Frankfurt.

Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist Alfred Wegener
Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist
Alfred Wegener
  • Jan 8 Chiefs, representatives of people's and church organisations, and other prominent individuals form the African National Congress and declare its aim to bring all Africans together as one people to defend their rights and freedoms
  • Jan 9 US Marines send troops to Honduras
  • Jan 10 Caillaux government in France resigns
  • Jan 10 World's 1st flying boat's maiden flight, (Glenn Curtiss in NY)
  • Jan 11 Bread & Roses Strike begins in Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • Jan 12 -47°F (-44°C), Washta, Iowa (state record)
  • Jan 13 -40°F (-40°C), Oakland, Maryland (state record)
  • Jan 14 Raymond Poincaré becomes premier of France

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Jan 17 Captain Robert Scott's expedition arrives at the South Pole, one month after Roald Amundsen

Polar Explorer Robert Scott
Polar Explorer
Robert Scott
Polar Explorer Roald Amundsen
Polar Explorer
Roald Amundsen
  • Jan 23 The International Opium Convention is signed at The Hague.
  • Jan 29 Martial law declared in textile strike in Lawrence, MA
  • Feb 2 Frederick R Law, parachutes from Statue of Liberty (stunt for Pathe)
  • Feb 7 2nd Dutch 11 city skate (Coen de Koenig wins (11:40)
  • Feb 8 1st eastbound US transcontinental flight lands in Jacksonville, Fla
  • Feb 8 British Emissary journeys to Berlin to suggest that Britain might support German colonial aspirations in Africa if Germany agrees to hold her current naval strength
  • Feb 9 US Tennis Association amends rule taking bye away from defending champion
  • Feb 10 Hobbs & Rhodes make 323 cricket opening stand v Aust at MCG
  • Feb 12 China adopts Gregorian calendar
  • Feb 12 Last Ch'ing (Manchu) emperor of China, Hsuan T'ung, abdicates
  • Feb 13 England regains the Ashes
  • Feb 14 1st US submarines with diesel engines commissioned, Groton, Ct
  • Feb 14 Arizona was admitted to the Union as the 48th state
  • Feb 15 Schooner 'Fram' reaches latitude 78° 41' S, farthest south ever by ship
  • Feb 16 VSV soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
  • Feb 20 Argentina beat the MCC in their inaugural cricket 1st-class fixture
  • Feb 22 J Vedrines makes 1st airplane flight over 100 mph-161.29 kph
  • Feb 25 Marie-Adélaïde, the eldest of six daughters of Guillaume IV, becomes the first reigning Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.
  • Feb 26 Coal miners strike in Britain (settle on 1st March)
  • Feb 27 Lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway
  • Feb 28 Victor Trumper's last Test Cricket innings c Woolley b Barnes 50
  • Mar 1 U.S. Army Captain Albert Berry performs 1st (attached-type) parachute jump from an airplane
  • Mar 1 Isabella Goodwin, 1st US woman detective, appointed, NYC
  • Mar 5 Spanish steamer "Principe de Asturias" sinks NE of Spain, 500 die
  • Mar 5 Italian forces are the first to use airships for military purposes, using them for reconnaissance behind Turkish lines.

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Mar 7 Roald Amundsen announces discovery of the South Pole

Polar Explorer Roald Amundsen
Polar Explorer
Roald Amundsen
  • Mar 11 1st Stanley Cup game to be played in 3 20-min periods, formerly played in 30-min halfs, Quebec beats Moncton 9-3 on way to sweep
  • Mar 11 Eleftherios Venizelos, leader of the Liberal Party, wins the Greek elections again.

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Mar 12 Girl Guides (Girl Scouts) forms in Savannah, by Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA Juliette Gordon Low
Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA
Juliette Gordon Low
  • Mar 12 Helen Hayes Theater opens at 238 W 44th St NYC
  • Mar 12 Establishment of the first football club in Bulgaria - Botev Plovdiv
  • Mar 13 Stanley Cup: Quebec Bulldogs sweep Moncton (NB) in 2 games
  • Mar 13 Bulgaria and Serbia conclude an alliance pact ostensibly against Austria, but it secretly provides for a possible war against Turkey
  • Mar 14 King Vittorio Emanuel III of Italy injured in an assassination attempt

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Mar 15 Pitcher Cy Young retires from baseball with 511 wins

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young
  • Mar 16 Mrs William Howard Taft plants 1st cherry tree in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 17 Camp Fire Girls organization announced by Mrs Luther Halsey Gulick
  • Mar 22 Agnes Martin, Macklin Canada, Canadian-American abstract painter
  • Mar 27 1st Japanese cherry blossom trees planted in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 29 Capt Robert Scott, storm-bound in a tent near South Pole, makes last entry in his diary "the end cannot be far"
  • Mar 29 74th Grand National: Ernie Piggott aboard Jerry M. wins
  • Mar 30 French protectorate in Morocco established
  • Apr 1 Greek athlete Konstantinos Tsiklitiras breaks the world record -in standing long jump jumping 3.47 metres.
  • Apr 2 Sun Yet Sen forms Guomindang Party in China
  • Apr 2 Titanic undergoes sea trials under its own power
  • Apr 4 Army fires on striking mine workers at Lena-gold fields Siberia
  • Apr 4 Chinese republic proclaimed in Tibet
  • Apr 6 Electric starter 1st appeared in cars
  • Apr 8 Steamers collide in Nile, drowning 200
  • Apr 9 1st exhibition baseball game at Fenway Park (Red Sox vs Harvard)
  • Apr 10 RMS Titanic sets sail from Southampton for her maiden (and final) voyage
  • Apr 11 RMS Titanic leaves Queenstown Ireland for NY
  • Apr 11 Cornerstone of Technion in Haifa Palestine laid
  • Apr 11 The British Parliament introduce a Irish home rule bill, granting Ireland its own bicameral parliament and be required to send a representative to the British House of Commons; Protestants in Ulster resist
  • Apr 13 Royal Flying Corps forms (later Royal Air Force)
  • Apr 14 RMS Titanic hits an iceberg at 11.40pm off Newfoundland
  • Apr 15 RMS Titanic sinks at 2:27 AM off Newfoundland as the band plays on
  • Apr 16 Harriet Quimby becomes 1st woman pilot to fly across English Channel
  • Apr 16 Pirates turn a rare 5-3-7 doubleplay (left fielder covers 2nd base)
  • Apr 17 1st unofficial gold record (Al Jolson's "Ragging The Baby To Sleep")
  • Apr 18 The Cunard liner RMS Carpathia brings 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City.
  • Apr 18 Tripolitan War: in continuing hostilities, Turkey closes the Dardanelles Straits after an Italian naval bombardment of the coastline
  • Apr 19 16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of NY in 2:21:18.2
  • Apr 20 Fenway Park officially opens, Red Sox beat NY Highlanders 7-6 in 11
  • Apr 20 Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens, Tigers beat Cleve Indians 6-5
  • Apr 26 1st homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox)
  • Apr 27 Relief laws in Netherlands replace those of 1854
  • Apr 29 108°F (42°C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record)
  • Apr 29 Frank Wedekind's "Tod und Teufel" premieres in Berlin
  • May 1 Amsterdam-North soccer team DWV forms
  • May 1 Beverly Hills Hotel opens
  • May 4 Italian mariners occupy Turkish Island of Rhodes
  • May 5 5th Olympic games open at Stockholm, Sweden
  • May 5 Soviet Communist Party newspaper Pravda begins publishing (4/22 OS)
  • May 7 Columbia University approves plans for awarding the Pulitzer Prize in several categories, after established by Joseph Pulitzer
  • May 8 Film and television production/distribution studio Paramount Pictures is founded
  • May 11 38th Kentucky Derby: Carol H Shilling aboard Worth wins in 2:09.4
  • May 13 Royal Flying Corps forms in Great Britain
  • May 15 37th Preakness: Clarnence Turner on Colonel Holloway wins in 1:56.6

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May 15 Ty Cobb rushes a heckler at a NY Highlander game & is suspended

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 526

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Jan 1 Kim Philby, British spy/Soviet mole

  • Jan 1 Victor Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader
  • Jan 1 Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko, Russian mathematician (d. 1995)
  • Jan 2 Andre Ameller, composer
  • Jan 2 Barbara Pentland, Winnipeg Canada, composer
  • Jan 2 Renato Guttuso, Italian painter (Flight from Etna, Crucifixion)
  • Jan 3 Robert Flemyng, actor (Windom's Way, Young Winston), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jan 3 Renaude Lapointe, Canadian journalist and senator (d. 2002)
  • Jan 3 Armand Lohikoski, Finnish director (d. 2005)
  • Jan 5 Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53)
  • Jan 6 Jacques Cesar Ellul, writer
  • Jan 7 Charles Addams, cartoonist (New Yorker, Addams Family)
  • Jan 7 Günter Wand, German conductor, composer (d. 2002)
  • Jan 8 José Ferrer, San Juan Puerto Rico, actor/director (Blood Tide, Dune)
  • Jan 8 Rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer (True Face of Peace)
  • Jan 9 Ralph Tubbs, architect
  • Jan 10 Maria Mandel, Camp leader at Auschwitz (d. 1948)
  • Jan 11 Donald Barry, actor (Mr Gallo-Mr Novak), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 11 Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, Curtiss Wright, Pan Am)
  • Jan 11 Thomas "Schoolboy" Rowe, Waco Texas, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Jan 12 Peter Pooley, broadcaster
  • Jan 15 Michel Debré, French politician (d. 1996)
  • Jan 16 Franz Tumler, Austria, author/novelist (Cloak, Aufruf)
  • Jan 17 Orest Alexandrovich Evlahkov, composer
  • Jan 18 Charles Moeller, Belgian theologist (Humanism et saintete)
  • Jan 18 William Sansom, English writer (Loving Eye)
  • Jan 19 Francis David Charteris, earl of Wemyss & March/Scottish landowner
  • Jan 19 Jean G H "Sjeng" Tans, Dutch soc dem chairman (1965-69)
  • Jan 19 Leonid V Kantorovich, St Petersburg Russia, economist (Nobel)
  • Jan 20 Christopher Casson, Irish actor (Zardoz, Educating Rita)
  • Jan 20 Walter Briggs, Jr., American sports executive (d. 1970)
  • Jan 21 Konrad Bloch, Germany, biochemist (studied cholesterol-Nobel 1964)
  • Jan 23 Ank van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy)
  • Jan 24 Ken Weekes, cricketer (WI batsman v England 1939, 137 at The Oval)
  • Jan 25 Lucius E Burch Jr, US lawyer/civil rights leader
  • Jan 26 Cora Baird, puppeteer (Kukla, Fran & Ollie), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 27 Lawrence Durrell, Darjeeling, Indian/British writer (Private Country, Alexandria Quartet)
  • Jan 27 Arne Næss, Norwegian philosopher

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Jan 28 Jackson Pollock, Cody Wyoming, expressionist painter (Lavender Mist)

  • Jan 28 William "Bill" Henson, English diplomat (Prague 1939)
  • Jan 29 "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash, Doc), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 29 Jacob "Jaap" Balk, journalist (AH, Onder de Keizerskroon)
  • Jan 30 Barbara Tuchman, US, historian/author (Pulitzer, Guns of August)
  • Jan 30 Jadwiga Wajsowna-Marcinkiewicz, discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1932)
  • Jan 30 Francis Schaeffer, American Evangelical theologian and pastor (d. 1984)
  • Feb 2 Burton Lane, Broadway composer (Finian's Rainbow)
  • Feb 2 Stefan Schnabel, German actor (Anna, Dracula's Widow, Firefox)
  • Feb 2 Millvina Dean, last living survivour of the RMS Titanic.
  • Feb 3 Jacques Soustelle, French minister of information

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Feb 4 Byron Nelson, PGA golfer (won 19 tournaments in 1945), born in Fort Worth, Texas

Golfer Byron Nelson
Byron Nelson
  • Feb 4 Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1993)
  • Feb 4 James Craig, Nashville TN, actor (Devil & Daniel Webster, Cyclops)
  • Feb 4 Ola Skjåk Bræk, Norwegian politician (d. 1999)
  • Feb 4 Louis-Albert Cardinal Vachon, archbishop of Quebec (d. 2006)
  • Feb 5 Willard Parker, actor (Kiss Me Kate, What A Woman), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 5 Zoltan Pongracz, composer
  • Feb 6 Eva Braun, mistress and wife of Adolf Hitler, born Munich Germany
  • Feb 7 Derek Farr, actor (8 O'Clock Walk, Doctor at Large), born in London, England
  • Feb 7 Jane Ross, actress (Audrey-Phyllis, Coed Fever), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Feb 7 Russell Drysdale, Australian Artist {d. 1981}
  • Feb 8 Simon Jurovsky, composer
  • Feb 9 Hubert William Dean, air armaments specialist
  • Feb 10 Lord Orr-Ewing [Charles Ian], great-grandson of Sir Archibald Orr-Ewing, Bt
  • Feb 11 Roy Fuller, Failsworth, Lancashire, English poet/novelist (Lost Season)
  • Feb 11 Rudolf Firkusny, Napajedla Czechoslovakia, pianist (Julliard)
  • Feb 12 Eddie J Bush, golf professional
  • Feb 12 Ernest Clark, actor (Doctor in the House), born in London, England
  • Feb 12 R. F. Delderfield, English author (d. 1972)
  • Feb 13 French J Van den Brande, Flemish actor
  • Feb 13 Jose de Capriles, US, fencer (Olympic-1936, 48, 52)
  • Feb 13 Margaretta Scott, actress (Crescendo, Where's Charley, Counterblast)
  • Feb 14 Edmund George Love, US, teacher/historian/author (A Small Bequest)=
  • Feb 14 Juan Pujol Garcia, [Garbo/Arabel], Spanish British/German double agent
  • Feb 14 Oliver Wendell Harrington, cartoonist
  • Feb 14 Tibor Sekelj, Croatian explorer (d. 1988)
  • Feb 15 George Mikes, Hungary, British writer (How to Be an Alien)
  • Feb 16 Arthur Crook, British editor (Times Literary Supplement)
  • Feb 16 Bob Tadema Sporry, Dutch (female) author
  • Feb 16 Del Sharbutt, Cleburne Tx, TV announcer (Your Hit Parade)
  • Feb 16 Machito "Frank Grillo", Florida, bandleader (created salsa music)
  • Feb 16 Maitland Mackie, Lord Lt (Aberdeenshire)
  • Feb 17 Andre Norton, American author (d. 2005)
  • Feb 19 Adolf Rudnicki, Polish writer (Niekochana)
  • Feb 19 Peter Francis de Sautoy, publisher
  • Feb 19 Saul Chaplin, American composer (d. 1997)
  • Feb 20 Pierre Boulle, French author (d. 1994)
  • Feb 21 Arline Judge, actress (Girls in Chains, Mad Wednesday, Age of Consent)
  • Feb 21 Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist (Arkadia 598-Schubert)
  • Feb 21 Patrick Murphy, English multi-millionaire
  • Feb 24 Julius Kowalski, composer
  • Feb 25 Richard Wattis, England, actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince & Showgirl)
  • Feb 25 Brenda Joyce, American actress
  • Feb 27 Kusumagraj, Indian writer (d. 1999)
  • Feb 28 Helmut Coing, German lawyer/director (Max-Planck-institute)
  • Feb 28 Clara Petacci, Italian mistress of Benito Mussolini (d. 1945)
  • Mar 1 Gerald Emmett Cardinal Carter, archbishop of Toronto (d. 2003)
  • Mar 2 Arthur Beaumont C Langton, cricketer (South African pace bowler of 1930's)
  • Mar 3 Joe Stydahar, NFL tackle (Chicago Bears)
  • Mar 4 Afro, [Basaldella], Italian painter
  • Mar 4 John Garfield, actor (Air Force, Destination: Tokyo, Juarez), born in NYC, New York

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 9 Detective writer Erle Stanley Gardner (22) weds Natalie Talbert

Detective Writer Erle Stanley Gardner
Detective Writer
Erle Stanley Gardner

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 1 Physicist Niels Bohr (26) weds Margrethe Norlund at a civil ceremony in Slagelse, Denmark

Nobel Prize Winning Physicist Niels Bohr
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Niels Bohr

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 10 British literary figure (author of "To the Lighthouse") Virginia Woolf (30) weds political theorist Leonard Woolf (31)

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 19 Author Colette (39) weds "Le Matin" newspaper editor Henri de Jouvenel

Novelist and Performer Colette
Novelist and Performer

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 3 Felix Dahn, German histrian, jurist and poet, dies at 77
  • Jan 7 Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, English Physician and Feminist, dies at 71
  • Jan 14 Otto Liebmann, German philosopher (Kant & Epigones), dies at 71
  • Jan 16 Georg Heym, German writer, dies in an ice skating accident at 24
  • Jan 28 Gustave de Molinari, Belgian economist (b. 1819)
  • Jan 29 Hermann Bang, Danish writer, dies at 54
  • Feb 10 Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, surgeon (pioneer of antiseptic), dies
  • Feb 16 Edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies
  • Feb 16 St. Nikolai of Japan, Eastern Orthodox priest (b. 1836)
  • Feb 17 Aloys von Aerenthal, foreign minister (Austria-Hungary), dies at 57
  • Feb 17 Lawrence Oates, British explorer (Antarctica), dies
  • Feb 22 Richard Andree, German geographer (Andree's Handatlas), dies at 76
  • Feb 25 Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (b. 1852)
  • Feb 28 Bill Storer, English cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies
  • Mar 1 George Grossmith, English actor and comic writer (b. 1847)

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Mar 29 Robert Falcon Scott, British pole explorer, dies in Antarctica at 43

Polar Explorer Robert Scott
Polar Explorer
Robert Scott
  • Mar 30 Karl May, German writer (Winnetou/Kara Ben Nemsi), dies at 70

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Apr 12 Clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90

Humanitarian Clara Barton
Clara Barton
  • Apr 13 Ishikawa Takuboku, Japanese author (b. 1886)
  • Apr 14 Henri Brisson, French statesman (b. 1835)
  • Apr 15 Edward Smith, captain of the RMS Titanic (b. 1850)
  • Apr 15 John Jacob Astor IV, billionaire (b. 1864)
  • Apr 15 William T. Stead American author and journalist. (b. 1849)

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Apr 20 Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64

Novelist Bram Stoker
Bram Stoker
  • Apr 24 Justin M'Carthy, politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope), dies at 81
  • Apr 30 František Kmoch, Czech composer, dies at 63
  • May 14 August Strindberg, Swedish writer (Deaddans), dies at 63
  • May 14 Frederik VIII C W K, King of Denmark (1906-12), dies at 68
  • May 19 Bolesław Prus, Polish writer (b. 1847)
  • May 19 Eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiosperms), dies at 68
  • May 25 Austin Lane Crothers, American politician (b. 1860)
  • May 26 Jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Bride of the Sea), dies at 61

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May 30 Wilbur Wright, US aviation pioneer, dies at 45

Aviator Wilbur Wright
Wilbur Wright
  • Jun 9 Ion Luca Caragiale, Romanian writer (b. 1852)
  • Jun 10 Anton Aškerc, Slovenian poet (b. 1856)
  • Jun 11 Leon Dierx, French poet (Amants), dies at 74
  • Jun 12 Frederic Passy, French economist/pacifist (Nobel 1901), dies
  • Jun 25 Louis Antoine, Belgian miner/sect leader, dies at about 65
  • Jun 25 Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch/British painter, dies at 76
  • Jun 27 George Bonnor, cricketer (once ran three before he was caught), dies
  • Jul 2 Tom Richardson, English cricketer (88 wickets in 14 Tests for England), dies (b. 1870)
  • Jul 15 Francisco Lazaro, Portuguese marathon runner (Olympics), dies at 21
  • Jul 17 J-Henri Poincaré, French mine engineer/mathematician, dies at 58
  • Jul 30 Mutsuhito, 122nd emperor of Japan (1867-1912), dies at 60
  • Aug 7 François-Alphonse Forel, Swiss hydrologist (b. 1841)
  • Aug 13 Jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70
  • Aug 19 Alfonse Hasselmans, composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 20 William Booth, English minister/founder (Leader des Heils), dies
  • Aug 24 Alfred Berger, Austrian playwright, dies at 59
  • Sep 1 Sam[uel E] van Beem, actor (Dollar Princess), dies at 62
  • Sep 1 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, African-British composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast), dies at 37
  • Sep 5 Arthur MacArthur, Jr., U.S. Army general (b. 1845)
  • Sep 12 Pierre-Hector Cardinal Coullie, Cardinal-Archbishop of Lyon
  • Sep 13 Maresuke Nogi, Japanese general (b. 1849)
  • Sep 30 Mary Frances Allitsen, composer, dies at 63
  • Oct 3 Guido Papini, composer, dies at 65
  • Oct 4 Gen Zeledon, Nicaraguan opponent of US occupation, is executed
  • Oct 6 August Beernaert, Belgian premier (1884-94, Nobel 1909), dies at 83
  • Oct 8 Wilhelm Kuhe, composer, dies at 88
  • Oct 9 Millie & Christine, Siamese twins, dies at 61
  • Oct 19 J E B B P Q C Dwyer, cricketer (Aus-born Sussex bowler 1906-09), dies
  • Oct 24 Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Zeesterre), dies at 83
  • Oct 30 Jan Karol Gali, composer, dies at 56
  • Oct 30 James S. Sherman, Vice President of the United States (b. 1855)
  • Nov 6 Mykola Vytal'yevich Lysenko, composer, dies at 70
  • Nov 10 Louis Cyr, Canadian strongman (b. 1863)
  • Nov 11 Joseph Wieniawski, composer, dies at 75
  • Nov 11 Jose Canalejas Y Mendez, premier Spain, murdered
  • Nov 12 Jose Canalejas bon Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12), murdered at 58
  • Nov 28 Heinz Galinski, chairman (Central Council for Jews in Germany), dies
  • Nov 28 Walter Benona Sharp, American oil tycoon (b. 1870)
  • Dec 3 Prudente José de Morais Barros, President of Brazil (b. 1841)
  • Dec 7 George Darwin, theorized Moon was pulled out of Pacific Ocean, dies
  • Dec 12 Luitpold von Bayern, prince-regent of Bayern, dies at 91
  • Dec 14 Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis, British Army lieutenant (b. 1887)
  • Dec 23 Otto Schoetensack, German anthropologist (b. 1850)
  • Dec 30 Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister, dies at 60