What Happened in 1913

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 259

  • Jan 1st Post office begins parcel post deliveries
  • Jan 1st 8th Australasian Championships: James Cecil Parke beats Alfred Beamish (3-6, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, 7-5)
  • Jan 2nd National Woman's Party forms

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Jan 2nd Mahatma Gandhi leaves the Tolstoy Farm in Transvaal, South Africa.

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Jan 6th Attempting to end hostilities in the Balkans, the London Peace Conference breaks down because Turkey refuses to cede Adrianpole, the Aegean island, and Crete
  • Jan 7th William M Burton patents a process to "crack" petroleum
  • Jan 8th Frank Chance becomes Yankee manager
  • Jan 11th 1st sedan-type car (Hudson) goes on display at 13th Auto Show (NYC)

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Jan 12th After using other pseudonyms over the years, Josef Dzhugashvili signs himself as Stalin ("man of steel") in a letter to the paper, Social Democrat

Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin
Soviet Union Premier
Joseph Stalin
  • Jan 13th Delta Sigma Theta, the world's largest Black Women's Sorority is founded at Howard University, Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 16th British House of Commons accepts Home Rule for Ireland (but the Great War gets in the way of it happening)
  • Jan 17th Raymond Poincaré elected president of France
  • Jan 18th Turkish-Greek sea battle near Troy
  • Jan 19th Raymond Poincaré installed as president of France
  • Jan 21st Aristide Briand forms French government for the 2nd time
  • Jan 23rd The 'Young Turks' lead a coup d'etat against the Turkish Government

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Jan 24th Franz Kafka stops working on "Amerika"; it will never be finished

Writer Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka

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Jan 26th Jim Thorpe relinquishes his 1912 Olympic medals for playing as a professional

Versatile Athlete Jim Thorpe
Versatile Athlete
Jim Thorpe
  • Jan 29th Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, at Howard University, incorporates
  • Jan 30th UK House of Lords rejects Irish Home Rule Bill
  • Feb 2nd NY football Giants sign Jim Thorpe
  • Feb 2nd NYC's Grand Central Terminal opens
  • Feb 3rd 16th Amendment to the US Constitution, federal income tax, ratified
  • Feb 3rd Golden/Cawthorne's musical "Sunshine Girl" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 4th Louis Perlman patents demountable auto tire-carrying wheel rim
  • Feb 4th National Institute of Arts & Letters founded
  • Feb 9th -18] 10 Day Tragedy of Mexico-City; 3,000 die
  • Feb 10th Edward Sheldon's "Romance" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 15th 1st avant-garde art show in America opens in NYC

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Feb 16th US President Taft agrees not to intervene in Mexico

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft
  • Feb 17th 1st minimum wage law in US takes effect (Oregon)

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Feb 17th NY Armory Show introduces Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp to US public

Painter Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso
Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp
Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse
Impressionist Painter
Henri Matisse
  • Feb 18th French painting "Nude Descending a Staircase" displayed in NYC
  • Feb 18th President Francisco Madero of Mexico is overthrown
  • Feb 19th 1st prize inserted into a Cracker Jack box
  • Feb 19th Mexican General V Huerta takes power with US support
  • Feb 20th King O'Malley drives in the first survey peg to mark commencement of work on the construction of Canberra.
  • Feb 22nd Lowell HS, SF opens (on its 1st campus)
  • Feb 25th The 16th Amendment to the US Constitution becomes law, providing the legal basis for the institution of a graduated income tax
  • Feb 28th 6.8-m, 4000-kg elephant seal killed, South Georgia (S Atlantic)
  • Mar 1st 1st state law requiring bonding of officers & state employees, ND
  • Mar 1st US federal income tax takes effect (16th amendment)
  • Mar 3rd Ida B Wells-Barnett demonstrates for female suffrage in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 4th 1st US law regulating the shooting of migratory birds passed
  • Mar 4th US Department of Commerce & Labor split into separate departments
  • Mar 4th Gabriel Faure's opera "Penelope" premieres in Monte Carlo
  • Mar 4th NY Yankees are 1st to train outside US (Bermuda)

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Mar 4th Woodrow Wilson inaugurated as 28th US President

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson
  • Mar 8th Federal League organizes with 6 teams
  • Mar 8th Internal Revenue Service begins to levy & collect income taxes
  • Mar 10th Stanley Cup: Quebec Bulldogs sweep Sydney (NS) Millionaires in 2 games
  • Mar 10th William Knox becomes 1st in American Bowling Congress to bowl 300
  • Mar 12th Foundation stone of the Australian capital in Canberra laid
  • Mar 13th Kansas legislature approved censorship of motion pictures

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Mar 14th John D. Rockefeller gives $100 million to Rockefeller Foundation

Oil Industrialist John D. Rockefeller
Oil Industrialist
John D. Rockefeller
  • Mar 14th South African Supreme Court declares that marriages not celebrated according to Christian rites and/or not registered by the Registrar of Marriages, are invalid; all Muslim and Hindu marriages are therefore declared invalid
  • Mar 15th 1st US presidential press conference (Woodrow Wilson)
  • Mar 15th Cleveland establishes 1st small claims court
  • Mar 17th The Uruguayan Air Force is founded.
  • Mar 18th King George I of Greece is assassinated in the recently liberated city of Thessaloniki.
  • Mar 21st -26] Flood in Ohio, kills 400
  • Mar 24th Netherlands soccer team's 1st victory over England
  • Mar 24th Palace Theater opens at 1564 Broadway NYC
  • Mar 25th Great Dayton Flood: winter rains cause Great Miami River to flood, Ohio's greatest natural disaster in Ohio
  • Mar 25th Home of vaudeville, Palace Theatre, opens (NYC) starring Ed Wynn
  • Mar 26th Bulgaria captures Adrianople, ending the 1st Balkan War
  • Mar 26th Dayton, Ohio almost destroyed when Scioto, Miami, & Muskingum River reach flood stage simultaneously
  • Mar 28th Guatemala becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
  • Apr 3rd British suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst sentenced to 3 years in jail
  • Apr 4th The Greek aviator Emmanuel Argyropoulos becomes the first pilot victim of the Hellenic Air Force when his plane crashes.
  • Apr 4th 75th Grand National: Percy Woodland aboard Covertcoat wins
  • Apr 8th 17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified
  • Apr 8th Opening of China's 1st parliament takes place in Peking (now Beijing)
  • Apr 9th Brooklyn Dodger's Ebbets Field opens, Phillies win 1-0
  • Apr 10th President Woodrow Wilson throws out 1st ball, Senators beat Yankees 2-1

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Apr 10th Walter Johnson begins string of 56 consecutive scoreless innings

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson
  • Apr 10th During the Montenegrin siege of Scutari, the Montenegrin coastline is blockaded
  • Apr 14th Belgium begins general strike for voting rights
  • Apr 16th The Bulgarians and the Turks agree to an armistice that will be accepted by the other nations involved
  • Apr 19th 17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson of Minn in 2:25:14.8
  • Apr 21st German passenger ship Imperator runs aground
  • Apr 22nd Montenegro troops march into Skoetari, North-Albania
  • Apr 24th Skyscraper, the Woolworth Building in New York City is opened - world's tallest building at the time
  • Apr 26th Sun Yet San calls for revolt against pres Yuan Shikai in China
  • May 1st Longacre Theater opens at 220 W 48th St NYC
  • May 6th King Nikita I of Montenegro vacates Skoetari, northern Albania
  • May 7th British House of Commons rejects women's right to vote
  • May 7th An ambassadorial conference in St Petersburg, Russia, awards the town of Silistria to Rumania in compensation for Bulgaria's other territorial gains in the First Balkan War
  • May 9th 17th amendment provides for election of senators by popular vote
  • May 10th 39th Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Goose aboard Donerail wins in 2:04.8
  • May 10th Yanks commit 8 errors & still beat Tigers 10-9 in 10 innings
  • May 12th Harry Green runs world record marathon (2:38:16.2)

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May 13th 1st four-engined aircraft built and flown (Igor Sikorsky, Russia)

Aviator Igor Sikorsky
Igor Sikorsky
  • May 14th Frans Hals museum opens in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • May 14th Wash Senator Walter Johnson ends record scorless streak at 56 innings
  • May 19th Webb Alien Land-Holding Bill passes, forbidding Japanese from owning land
  • May 20th 38th Preakness: James Butwell aboard Buskin wins in 1:53.4
  • May 26th US Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC)
  • May 26th Emily Duncan becomes Great Britain's first woman magistrate.

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May 29th Igor Stravinsky's ballet score The Rite of Spring is premiered in Paris, provoking a riot.

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Igor Stravinsky

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 536

  • Jan 1st Eliot Janeway, financial writer (Economics of Chaos)
  • Jan 2nd Ernest Sidey, British air marshal
  • Jan 2nd Gardner Read, Evanston, Illinois, composer
  • Jan 2nd Juanita E Jackson Mitchell, US head (NAACP)
  • Jan 2nd Leon P Teisserenc de Bort, France, meteorologist
  • Jan 2nd Anna Lee, Ightham, Kent, English actress (General Hospital, How Green Was My Valley)
  • Jan 4th Malietoa Tanumafili II, King of West-Samoa (1962- )
  • Jan 6th Edward Gierek, party leader (Polish CP)
  • Jan 6th Loretta Young, Salt Lake City Ut, actress (Farmer's Daughter, Stranger)
  • Jan 6th Tom Brown, actor (Ed-Gunsmoke, Lt Rovacs-Mr Lucky), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 7th Francis De Wolff, England, actor (From Russia With Love)
  • Jan 7th Shirley Ross, actress (Cafe Society, Prison Farm), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jan 7th Johnny Mize, American baseball player (d. 1993)
  • Jan 8th Horace Smith, cricketer (NZ, only Test wkt off his 1st ball (Paynter))
  • Jan 9th Lavad "Dr Hepcat" Durst, vocal/piano
  • Jan 9th Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist

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Jan 9th Richard Nixon, Yorba Linda, California, 37th President (R) of the United States (1969-74)

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Jan 10th Gustav Husak, president of Czechoslavakia (1975-89)
  • Jan 10th Haywood Frank Henry, sax player
  • Jan 10th Mehmet Shehu, Albanian politician (d. 1981)
  • Jan 13th Jeff Morrow, actor (Bart-Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 14th Tillie Olsen, American writer (Tell Me a Riddle)
  • Jan 15th Lloyd Bridges, San Leandro California, actor (Sea Hunt, Roots, Airplane)
  • Jan 15th Miriam Hyde, Australian composer (d. 2005)
  • Jan 15th Alexander Marinesko, captain of the S-13 submarine, which sank the German ship Wilhelm Gustloff (d. 1963)
  • Jan 17th Werenfried [Flip] van Straaten, founder (Oostpriesterhulp)
  • Jan 17th Yuvraj of Patiala, cricketer (scored 24 & 60 in only Test India v Eng)
  • Jan 18th Danny Kaye, American UNICEF/comedian/actor (Danny Kaye Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 19th Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author
  • Jan 19th Rex Ingamells, Australian poet (d. 1955)
  • Jan 19th "Minnesota Fats", American billiards player (d. 1996)
  • Jan 22nd Verdina Shlonsky, composer
  • Jan 22nd William Cardinal Conway, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1977)
  • Jan 22nd Carl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (d. 2003)
  • Jan 24th Mark Goodson, TV game-show proudcer (Goodson-Toddman)
  • Jan 24th Norman Dello Joio, [Dello Ioio], composer, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 25th Luis Marden, American photojournalist (d. 2003)
  • Jan 26th Jimmy Van Heusen, songwriter (Love & Marriage)
  • Jan 26th William Prince, Nichols NY, actor (City in Fear, Cyrano de Bergerac)
  • Jan 27th Milton Adolphus, composer
  • Jan 27th Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky, composer
  • Jan 28th Jan Masseus, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam (d. 1999)
  • Jan 28th Oliver Chesterton, chartered surveyor
  • Jan 29th Victor Mature, actor (1 Million BC, Samson & Delilah) (d. 1999), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jan 29th Daniel Taradash, American screenwriter (d. 2003)
  • Jan 29th Peter von Zahn, German journalist and writer (d. 2001)
  • Jan 30th Dicky Fuller, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935, 1, 0-12)
  • Jan 30th Percy Thrower, English radio host

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Jan 31st Don Hutson, Pine Bluff Arkansas, first NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers)

First Wide Receiver in NFL History Don Hutson
First Wide Receiver in NFL History
Don Hutson
  • Jan 31st Hector Iglesias Villoud, composer
  • Jan 31st Wayne Millner, NFL end (Boston/Washington Redskins)
  • Feb 1st Jeffrey Kindersley Quill, Test pilot
  • Feb 2nd Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (d. 1985)
  • Feb 3rd Richard Seaman, British racing driver (d. 1939)

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Feb 4th Rosa Parks, Tuskegee Alabama, American civil rights activist (bus protestor)

Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks
Civil Rights Activist
Rosa Parks
  • Feb 5th Rozelle Claxton, pianist/arranger
  • Feb 6th John Lund, actor (Wackiest Ship in the Army), born in Rochester, New York

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Feb 6th Mary Nicol Leakey, palaeontologist

Paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey
Mary Leakey
  • Feb 8th Betty Field, actress (Kings Row, Bus Stop), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Feb 8th John Grandy, Brits RAF-marshal
  • Feb 9th Leo van der Kar, masseur/businessman/founder (Sports funds)
  • Feb 10th Philippa Bevans, actress (Notorious Landlady, World of Henry Orient)
  • Feb 10th Ragnhild Marie Hatton, historian
  • Feb 10th Douglas Slocombe, British cinematographer (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in London (d. 1916)
  • Feb 11th Lucio Diestro San Pedro, composer
  • Feb 12th Pedro Gastao de Orleans e Braganca, grandson of emperor Pedro I
  • Feb 13th Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant
  • Feb 13th Guiseppe Dossetti, politician/priest
  • Feb 14th Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of the year)
  • Feb 14th Ab [Albert] Visser, Dutch poet/writer (Man Without a Head)
  • Feb 14th James Pike, bishop (Beyond Anxiety), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Feb 14th Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters leader who disappeared in 1975
  • Feb 14th Mel Allen, American sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Feb 15th Willy Vandersteen, Belgian cartoonist (Suske & Wiske)
  • Feb 15th Erich Eliskases, Austrian chess player (d. 1997)
  • Feb 17th Josephine F "Fietje" van Anrooy, Dutch actress/director
  • Feb 17th Oskar Danon, Yugoslav composer, born in Sarajevo (d. 2009)
  • Feb 17th Rene Leibowitz, composer
  • Feb 18th Artur Axmann, nazi youth leader
  • Feb 18th Dane Clark, Bkln, actor (Wire Service, Bold Venture, Perry Mason)
  • Feb 19th Alvin Derold Etler, composer
  • Feb 20th Jozef Kresanek, composer
  • Feb 20th Mary Durack, Australian author and historian (Kings in Grass Castles and Keep Him My Country), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 1994)
  • Feb 20th Rex Tucker, TV writer/director
  • Feb 21st Glenn M Anderson, (Rep-D-CA, 1969- )
  • Feb 21st Roger Laurent, Belgian racing driver (d. 1997)
  • Feb 23rd Charles Leonard, US, pentathelete (Olympic-1936)
  • Feb 23rd Edward Fiennes-Clinton, Australian-born 18th Earl of Lincoln, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Feb 24th Richard Murphey Goodwin, economist
  • Feb 25th Gert Froebe, Saxony Germany, actor (Goldfinger)
  • Feb 25th Jim Backus, actor (Mr Magoo, Thurston Howell III-Gilligan Is), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 26th George G Barker, English poet (Calamiterror, Anno Domini)
  • Feb 26th Hermann Lenz, German writer (Swabian Chronicle), born in Stuttgart (d. 1998)
  • Feb 27th Frank Allaun, British MP (L)
  • Feb 27th Irwin Shaw, US, novelist (Rich Man Poor Man)
  • Feb 27th Kazimierz Sabbat, Polish president (d. 1989)
  • Mar 1st Helmut Erich Robert Gernsheim, photogrpaher/collector
  • Mar 2nd Godfried [Jan Arnold] Bomans, Dutch humorist/writer (Pieter Bas)
  • Mar 2nd Marjorie Weaver, Crossville Tennessee, actress (Young Mr Lincoln)
  • Mar 2nd Mort Cooper, baseball player (NL MVP 1942)

Famous Weddings

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Apr 9th US Admiral Chester Nimitz (28) weds Catherine Freeman (21) in Wollaston, Massachusetts

US Admiral Chester Nimitz
US Admiral
Chester Nimitz

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Apr 12th Author Upton Sinclair (34) weds writer Mary Craig (31)

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Jun 4th Author A.A. Milne (31) weds Dorothy Daphne de Selincourt

Author A.A. Milne
A.A. Milne
  • Oct 1st Writer and poet Vita Sackville-West (21) marries diplomat Harold Nicolson (26)

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Oct 14th Athlete Jim Thorpe (25) weds Margaret Iva Miller at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Versatile Athlete Jim Thorpe
Versatile Athlete
Jim Thorpe

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Oct 15th Author Beatrix Potter (47) weds solicitor William Heelis at St Mary Abbots in Kensington, London

Children's Author Beatrix Potter
Children's Author
Beatrix Potter
  • Nov 25th 28th US President Woodrow Wilson's daughter Jessie marries in The White House

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 2nd Leon P Teisserenc de Bort, Fr meteorologist (stratosphere), dies at 57
  • Jan 4th Alfred von Schlieffen, Prussian general-field marshal, dies at 79
  • Jan 6th Frederick Hitch, English Victoria Cross Winner (b. 1856)
  • Jan 7th Jack Boyle, American baseball player (b. 1866)
  • Jan 13th Thomas P Krag, Norw author/novelist (Jon Graeff, Ulf Ran), dies at 44
  • Jan 17th Carl Baermann, composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 18th Edmond R H Regout, Dutch industrialist/politician, dies at 49
  • Jan 19th David Emlyn Evans, composer, dies at 69
  • Jan 22nd Ferdinand van der Haeghen, Flemish librarian/bibliographer, dies at 82
  • Jan 23rd Nazim Pasha, Turkey's PM, assassinated
  • Jan 24th Gustav Luders, composer, dies at 47
  • Feb 22nd Ferdinand Mongin de Saussure, Swiss linguist, dies at 55
  • Feb 22nd Francisco Indalecio Madero, Mex pres, assassinated in milt coup at 39
  • Feb 22nd Suarez, Mexican vice pres, assassinated in a miltary coup
  • Feb 23rd Jimmy Sinclair, cricketer (3 centuries in 25 Test South African career), dies
  • Feb 26th Felix Draeseke, composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 27th Adam Sedgwick, English zoologist (Peripatus), dies at 58
  • Feb 28th Elephant seal, 6.8-m, 4000-kg, killed in S Georgia (South Atlantic)
  • Mar 7th Emily Pauline Johnson, Native Canadian poet
  • Mar 9th Eberhard Nestle, German biblical scholar, dies at 61

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Mar 10th Harriet Tubman, abolitionist, conductor on Underground RR, dies in NY at about 93

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman
  • Mar 12th Joseph Bayer, composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 18th George I, king of Greece (1861-1913), assassinated by Schinas at 67
  • Mar 19th John Thomas, Welsh composer and harpist, dies at 87
  • Mar 20th Christian Barnekow, composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 20th Song Jiao-ren, leader Chinese Guomindang-Party, dies
  • Mar 22nd Sung Chiao-jen, Chinese Nationalist (b. 1882)
  • Mar 31st John Pierpont Morgan, US banker/CEO (US Steel Corp), dies at 75
  • Apr 6th Jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday
  • Apr 14th Karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren), dies at 68
  • May 1st John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)
  • May 16th Louis Perrier, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1849)
  • May 18th Otto Reubke, German composer and brother of Julius Reubke, dies at 70
  • May 28th Lord Avebury, [John Lubbock], British banker/politician, dies
  • Jun 3rd Josef Richard Rozkosny, composer, dies at 79
  • Jun 5th Chris von der Ahe, baseball pioneer (b. 1851)
  • Jun 8th Emily Wilding Davison, suffragette, trampled to death by a horse
  • Jun 11th Machmud Shevket Pasha, Turks grand vizier, murdered
  • Jun 21st Stefan O Iosif, Romanian poet (Beautiful Irine), dies at 37
  • Jun 24th Frank Lynes, American composer, dies at 55
  • Jun 28th Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles, President of Brazil (b. 1841)
  • Jul 5th Alfred Lyttelton, cricketer (Eng wk 1880-84 demon lob bowler), dies
  • Jul 7th Edward Burd Grubb, American Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General (b.1841)
  • Jul 8th Louis Hémon, French-born writer (b. 1880)
  • Jul 19th Clímaco Calderón, President of Colombia (b. 1852)
  • Jul 29th Tobias MC Asser, lawyer (Nobel 1911), dies
  • Jul 31st John Milne, British Geologist, Seismologist, and Anthropologist who developed the first modern seismograph, dies of Bright's disease at 62
  • Aug 7th David Popper, composer, dies at 70
  • Aug 13th F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies
  • Sep 9th Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician, dies
  • Sep 12th Major R B Stewart, cricketer (scored 4 & 9 in S Afr's 1st Test), dies
  • Sep 13th Alfred R. Gaul, English composer, dies at 76
  • Sep 29th Rudolph C K Diesel, German constructer (Diesel Motor), dies at 55
  • Oct 1st Eugene O'Keefe, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1827)
  • Oct 5th Hans von Bartels, German painter (b. 1856)
  • Oct 10th Katsura Taro, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1848)
  • Oct 10th Adolphus Busch, American brewer (Anheuser-Busch) (b. 1839)
  • Oct 20th Leander Schlegel, composer, dies at 69
  • Oct 23rd Edwin Klebs, German physician and bacteriologist (bacterial theory of infection, diphtheria bacillus), dies at 79
  • Oct 31st William Evans-Gordon, British politician (b. 1857)
  • Nov 3rd Hans Bronsart von Schellendorf, composer, dies at 83

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Nov 7th Alfred Russel Wallace, British naturalist and biologist (b. 1823)

Naturalist, biologist, and explorer Alfred Russel Wallace
Naturalist, biologist, and explorer
Alfred Russel Wallace
  • Nov 25th Robert S Ball, Irish mathematician/astronomer (Ball Screw), dies
  • Dec 7th Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman and last surviving cardinal of Pius IX (b. 1828)
  • Dec 12th Emperor Menelek II of Ethiopia (b. 1844)
  • Dec 17th Stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61
  • Dec 22nd Menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913), dies at 69
  • Dec 23rd James Middleton, cricketer (24 wkt of lefty pace S Af 1895-1903), dies