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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 424

Jan 1st - 1st scheduled airline flight, St Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot)
Jan 1st - Klaas ter Laan becomes Neth's 1st socialist mayor (Zaandam)
Jan 1st - Northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria
Jan 2nd - Philips installs research dept in Eindhoven
Jan 3rd - Kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC
Jan 5th - Ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day
Jan 6th - Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded
Jan 7th - 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal
Jan 10th - 1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
Jan 10th - Oscar Mathisen skates world record 500 m in 43.7 sec in Oslo
Jan 10th - Yuan Shih-k'ai, president of the new Chinese republic, dissolves parliament and prepares a constitution of his own design: he will set himself up as dictator, preparatory to an attempt to make himself emperor
Jan 13th - IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia
The 1910 Model T FordThe 1910 Model T Ford

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry FordFord Motor Company Founder Henry Ford Jan 14th - Henry Ford introduces an assembly line for Model T
Jan 14th - The Gandhi-Smuts Agreement is reached between Gen. J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi, regarding voluntary registration, poll tax, recognition of Indian marriages and other matters
Jan 16th - Writer Maxim Gorky returns to Russia
Jan 17th - Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus" premieres in Berlin
Jan 20th - The first group of Transvaal Indian women satyagrahis are released from Pietermaritzburg Prison in South Africa after three months imprisonment
Jan 22nd - Paul Claudel's "L'échange" premieres in Paris
Jan 24th - Opera "Madeleine" premieres in NYC
Jan 25th - An Indian mass meeting in Durban unanimously endorse the agreement between General J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi regarding voluntary registration, poll tax, recognition of Indian marriages and other matters
Jan 26th - 600 Dutch textile workers go on strike
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma GandhiPacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi Jan 26th - Vatican puts Belgian Nobel winner Maeterlinck's works in their index
Jan 27th - A petition is written and submitted by the black and coloured women of the Orange Free State, an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa, against the carrying of passes by women
Jan 28th - 1st Millrose Games (athletics) held (NYC)
Jan 28th - Beverly Hills, Ca, is incorporated
Feb 1st - NY Giants & Chicago White Sox play an exhibition baseball game in Egypt
Feb 1st - Pennsylvania State Board of [motion picture] censors appointed
Feb 1st - Tanganyika Railway opens
Feb 2nd - James Royce Shannon's musical "Shameen Dhu" premieres in NYC
Feb 4th - US Congress approves Burnett-anti-immigration law
Feb 7th - Charlie Chaplin debuts "The Tramp" in "Kid Auto Races at Venice"
Feb 7th - Steel work completed on Exposition (Civic) Auditorium, SF
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie ChaplinComedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin Feb 8th - General Zamon becomes president of Haiti
Feb 10th - In accordance with the understanding reached by General J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi, 60 passive resistance prisoners are released from the Pietermaritzburg Prison; 40 passive resisters are released in Durban, 8 in Newcastle and 11 in Port Elizabeth
Feb 12th - Dedication ceremony for the about to be constructed Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Feb 12th - "The Squaw Man", 1st feature-length film shot in Hollywood, directed by Cecil B. DeMille and Oscar Apfel, is released in the US
Feb 13th - American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers-ASCAP forms in NYC
Feb 14th - High Council of Labor forms in Hague Netherlands
Feb 16th - 1st airplane flight from LA to SF
Feb 19th - Riccardo Zandonai's opera "Francesco da Rimini" premieres in Turin
Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMilleFilmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille Feb 21st - White Wolf troops attack Zhanjiang China
Feb 21st - In a secret meeting of civil and military leaders, Russian Foreign Minister Sazonov convinces them to support a plan for seizing the straits, controlled by Turkey, that block access to the Mediterranean
Feb 24th - Frank Craven's "Too Many Cooks" premieres in NYC
Feb 26th - New York Museum of Science & Industry incorporated
Feb 26th - HMHS Britannic, sister to the Titanic, is launched at Harland & Wolff, Belfast.
Feb 28th - Construction begins on Tower of Jewels for the Exposition (SF)
Mar 1st - Dutch Minister of war H Colijn named director of British Petroleum
Mar 1st - The Republic of China joins the Universal Postal Union.
Mar 7th - Prince Wilhelm von Wied becomes King of Albania
Mar 9th - Henry Colijn appointed as director of Bataafsche Petroleum Co
Mar 9th - US Sen albert fall (Teapot Dome) demands "Cubanisation of Mexico"
United States Senator Albert B. FallUnited States Senator Albert B. Fall Mar 10th - Suffragettes in London damage Rokeby's painting Venus of Velasquez
Mar 14th - Serbia & Turkey sign peace treaty
Mar 18th - White Wolf gang beats government army in Jingdezhen China
Mar 19th - Stanley Cup: Tor Blueshirts (NHA) sweep Vict Capitals (PCHA) in 3 game
Mar 20th - 1st international figure-skating tournament held in US, New Haven
Mar 21st - US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld
Mar 21st - US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Norman M Scott
Mar 22nd - World's 1st airline, St Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line, begins
Mar 27th - 1st successful blood transfusion (in Brussels)
Mar 27th - 76th Grand National: Bill Smith aboard Sunloch wins
Apr 1st - UVS Soccer team forms in Lead
Apr 4th - "Perils of Pauline" shown for 1st time in LA
Apr 6th - American Radio Relay League (organization for hams) founded
Apr 8th - US & Colombia sign a treaty concerning Panama Canal Zone
Apr 9th - "World, the Flesh & the Devil", 1st color film, shown in London
Apr 9th - Tampico incident - US ship crew arrested in Mexico
Apr 9th - US President W Wilson refuses to recognize Huerta as President of Mexico on the ground that he has not been elected by the people
Playwright George Bernard ShawPlaywright George Bernard Shaw Apr 11th - George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" premieres
Apr 11th - Mexican President Huerta breaks off diplomatic relations with the US
Apr 13th - 1st Federal League Game: Balt Terrapins beat Buffalo 3-2
Apr 14th - Stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern
Apr 20th - 18th Boston Marathon won by James Duffy of Canada in 2:25:01.2
Apr 20th - 33 killed by soldiers during mine strike in Ludlow, Colo
Apr 20th - US President W Wilson, having dispatched more naval ships to Mexico, asks a joint session of Congress to approve armed force if necessary; Congress approves
Apr 21st - US marines occupy Vera Cruz, a major Mexican port; they will stay for 6 months
Apr 22nd - Babe Ruth's 1st professional game (as a pitcher) is a 6-hit 6-0 win
Apr 24th - A shipment of 35,000 rifles and 5 million rounds of ammunition are landed at Larne for the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF, an Ulster loyalist paramilitary group in Northern Ireland
28th US President Woodrow Wilson28th US President Woodrow Wilson Apr 25th - US President Woodrow Wilson is persuaded by Argentina, Brazil, and Chile to accept mediation in the conflict with Mexico
Apr 27th - Honduras becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
Apr 28th - 181 die in coal mine collapse at Eccles, West Virginia
May 1st - China's 1st president Yuan Shikai wins dictatorial qualification
May 6th - British House of Lords rejects women's suffrage
May 7th - US Congress establishes mother's day
May 9th - 40th Kentucky Derby: John McCabe aboard Old Rosebud wins in 2:03.4
May 9th - US President Wilson proclaims Mother's Day
May 9th - J.T. Hearne becomes the first bowler to take 3000 first-class wickets.
May 14th - Chic Jim Scott no-hits Cleve, gives up 2 hits in 10th & loses 1-0
May 15th - Henri Rabaud's opera "Marouf, Savetier de Caire" premieres in Paris
May 15th - Bolivia becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
May 15th - US Colonel Edward House sails for Europe to persuade major powers to reduce armies and navies; from Germany, House reports: 'Everybody's nerves are tense; it only needs a spark to set the whole thing off'
May 16th - American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City
May 16th - Ewing Field baseball park opens near Masonic Street, San Francisco. Relocated a year later.
May 21st - 39th Preakness: Andy Schuttinger aboard Holiday wins in 1:53.8
May 21st - Greyhound Bus Co begins in Minnesota
May 25th - British House of Commons passes Irish Home Rule Bill
May 29th - Ship rams Canadian ship Empress of Ireland on St Lawrence River; 1,024 die
May 30th - The new and then largest Cunard ocean liner RMS Aquitania, 45,647 tons, sets sails on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.
May 30th - Indianapolis 500: René Thomas wins in 6:03:45.060 (132.729 km/h)
May 31st - Chicago White Sox Joe Benz no-hits Cleve Indians, 6-1

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 548

Jan 1st - Noor Inayat Khan, Indian princess and SOE agent (d. 1944)
Jan 3rd - Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
Jan 4th - Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)
Jan 4th - Herman Franks, American baseball player
Jan 5th - George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], Ashland Ky, actor (Superman, Gone With the Wind)
Jan 5th - Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter (d. 1955)
Jan 6th - Arnold Richardson, composer
Jan 6th - Danny Thomas, Deerfield Mich, comedian (Danny Thomas Show)
Jan 6th - David Bruce, Kankakee Ill, actor (Harry-Beulah)
Actor George ReevesActor George Reeves (Jan 5th) Jan 8th - Charles Borromeo Mills, composer
Jan 9th - Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968)
Jan 9th - Gypsy Rose Lee, [Rose Hovick], burlesque actress (Gypsy), born in Seattle, Washington
Jan 9th - Kenny [Klook] Clarke, jazz/drummer, composer (Epistrop), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Jan 10th - Claude Gallimard, France, publisher
Jan 10th - Polly Rowles, Phila Pa, actress (Aunt Laurie-Jamie)
Jan 10th - Yu Kuo-hwa, former Premier of Taiwan (d. 2000)
Jan 11th - Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer
Jan 12th - Edqard John Gurney, politician
Jan 14th - Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
Jan 15th - Lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian
Jan 16th - Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
Jan 16th - Roger Wagner, American choral musician (d. 1992)
Jan 17th - Anacleto Angelini, Chilean businessman (d. 2007)
Jan 18th - Arno Schmidt, writer
Jan 19th - Bob Gerard, British racing driver (d. 1990)
Jan 20th - Wensley Pithey, Cape Town South Africa, actor (Winston Churchill-Ike)
Jan 22nd - Dimitri Dragatakis, composer
Jan 23rd - Napoleon L Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne
Jan 26th - Kaye Webb, English writer/publisher (Puffin Club)
Jan 26th - Princess Hadice Hayriye Ayshe Dürrühsehvar (d. 2006)
Jan 27th - Anna Larina, revolutionary
Jan 28th - Nelson Olmsted [or Olmstead], American voice actor (Sleep No More), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1992)
Jan 30th - David Wayne, Traverse City Mich, actor (Andromeda Strain, Adams Rib)
Jan 30th - John Ireland, actor (Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
Jan 30th - Louis Osman, artist architect goldsmith medallist/craftsman
Jan 31st - Carey Lofton, Blountsville Fla, actor (Skinner-Troubleshooters)
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey JoeWorld Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey Joe (Jan 31st) Jan 31st - Jersey Joe Walcott, Merchantville New Jersey, heavyweight boxing champ (1951-52)
Jan 31st - Louis Osman, architect/artist/goldsmith
Jan 31st - Sri Daya Mata, Hindu religious figure
Feb 2nd - Eric Kierans, Canadian politician and economist (d. 2004)
Feb 3rd - Cornelis "Kees" Andrea, Dutch painter/graphic artist/carpet designer
Feb 3rd - Felix Kelly, artist
Feb 4th - Alfred Andersch, German writer (Red Head)
Feb 4th - Ida Lupino, actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes), born in London, England
Feb 5th - Alan Hodgkin, British physicist (Nobel 1963)
Feb 5th - William S Burroughs, St Louis, novelist (Naked Lunch)
Feb 6th - Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor (d. 2005)
Feb 7th - David Ignatow, US poet (Tread the Dark, Rescue the Dead)
Feb 7th - Jacques Mornard, [Ramon Mercader], murderer (Trotsky)
Feb 7th - Ralph Whitlock, writer
Feb 8th - Bert Haas, baseball player
Feb 8th - Jules van Ackere, Flemish musicologist (Eternal Music)
Feb 9th - Bill "Rhymes with Wreck" Veeck, baseball club owner
Feb 9th - Ernest Tubb, Tx, guitarist/singer (I'm Walking the Floor over You)
Feb 9th - Max Manus, resistance fighter
Feb 9th - Ralph Herman, Milwaukee Wisc, orchestra leader (Circus Time)
Feb 10th - Larry Adler, Balt, hamonicist (Harmonicats) (blacklisted performer)
Feb 11th - French Duynstee, Dutch constitutional lawyer
Feb 11th - Matt Dennis, vocalist (Matt Dennis Show), born in Seattle, Washington
Feb 11th - Menelaos Pallantios, composer
Feb 11th - Winand J Borgerhoff Mulder, court judge of Amsterdam
Feb 12th - Gordon Tex Beneke, saxophonist/bandleader/vocalist (Glenn Miller Orch)
Feb 12th - Nello Celio, Swiss president
Feb 12th - Arvid Pardo, Maltese diplomat, a.k.a "Father of the Law of the Sea Conference" (d. 1999)
Feb 13th - Earl Cadogan, British large landowner (Military Cross)
Feb 13th - George Kleinsinger, San Bernardino CA, composer (Tubby the Tuba)
Feb 14th - Margarete Mewes, Nazi overseer at concentration camp
Feb 14th - Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (d. 2007)
Feb 15th - Arthur Sydney Martin, spy catcher
Feb 15th - Kevin McCarthy, actor (Invasion of Body Snatchers, Howling), born in Seattle, Washington
Feb 15th - R W Woods, bishop (Worcester)
Feb 15th - Hale Boggs, American politician (d. 1972)
Feb 16th - J Tobin, British anaesthetist
Feb 16th - Jimmy Wakely, Mineola Ark, country vocalist (5 Star Jubilee)
Feb 17th - Albert Westerlinck, [Jose J M Aerts], Flemish literary
Feb 17th - Arthur Kennedy, Worcester Mass, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Peyton Place)
Feb 17th - Per-Jakez Helias, writer/teacher
Feb 17th - [Bert de] Wayne Morris, WW II-pilot/actor (Paths of Glory), born in Los Angeles, California
Feb 18th - Edward George Edwards, chemist
Feb 18th - Pee Wee King, Milwaukee Wisc, country vocalist (Pee Wee King Song)
Feb 19th - Jacques Dufilho, French comedian (d. 2005)
Feb 20th - John Daly, South Africa, newscaster/TV game show host (What's My Line)
Feb 20th - Marion Kettlewell, British director (WRNS)
Feb 20th - Willem J H Baart, Dutch vicar (Cuentanan di Nanzi)
Feb 21st - Arnold S Denker, NY, US chess champion (1944-46)
Feb 21st - Hermanus P "Piet" Mulder, Dutch journalist (Parool/VARA)
Feb 22nd - Renato Dulbecco, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
Feb 23rd - Margaret Farrer, CEO (Central Midwives Board)
Feb 23rd - Theofiel Middelkamp, Dutch cyclist (d. 2005)
Feb 24th - David Langdon, cartoonist/illustrator
Feb 24th - Zachary Scott, Austin Tx, actor (Spotlight Playhouse, Mildred Pierce)
Feb 24th - Ralph Erskine, British architect (Byker Wall) (d. 2005)
Feb 25th - John Arlott, cricketer (the doyen of cricket commentators & writers)
Feb 26th - Robert Alda, actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain, By Popular Demand), born in NYC, New York
Feb 26th - Witold Rowicki, composer
Feb 28th - Jim Boles, Lubbock Tx, actor (Joe-One Man's Family)
Mar 1st - Archibald J Gumede, S Afr ANC member/chairman (UDF)
Mar 1st - Ralph Waldo Ellison, US writer (Invisible Man, Shadow & Cast)
Mar 1st - Harry Caray, American sportscaster (d. 1998)
Mar 3rd - Martin Ritt, actor/director (Slugger's Wife, End of the Game)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 9 of 9

Jan 14th - Danish "Out of Africa" author Karen Blixen (28), pen name Isak Dinesen marries her 2nd cousin Baron Hans von Blixen-Finecke
Poet Ezra PoundPoet Ezra Pound (Apr 20th) Apr 20th - Poet and critic Ezra Pound (28) weds Dorothy Shakespear
May 7th - 28th US President Woodrow Wilson's daughter Eleanor marries in The White House
Jun 24th - MLB greatest pitcher Walter Johnson (26) weds Hazel Lee Roberts in Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Jul 13th - British poet and novelist D. H. Lawrence (28) weds Frieda Weekley (34) after obtaining Frieda's divorce from her 1st husband
Jul 29th - Mountain climber George Mallory (28) weds Ruth Mallory
Oct 7th - 44th US Ambassador to the United Kingdom Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. (26) weds John F. Fitzgerald's mother, Rose Fitzgerald (24)
Oct 14th - Baseball legend Babe Ruth (19) weds Helen Woodford
Dec 24th - Agatha Miller (later best selling detective author) marries aviator Archibald Christie

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 112

Jan 3rd - Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62
Jan 4th - Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84
Writer & Satirist Ambrose BierceWriter & Satirist Ambrose Bierce (Jan 11th) Jan 11th - Ambrose Bierce, American writer and satirist, dies at 71
Jan 11th - Carl Jacobsen, Danish brewer and patron of the arts after whom the Carlsberg brewery was named (b. 1842)
Jan 13th - Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72
Jan 13th - Valentin de Zubiaurre y Unionbarrenechea, composer, dies 76
Jan 20th - Emil Liebling, composer, dies at 62
Jan 20th - Henry Southwick Perkins, composer, dies at 80
Jan 21st - Theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857)
Jan 22nd - Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60
Feb 6th - J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69
Feb 22nd - Valliamma Mudaliar, took part in Indian passive resistance, dies of a fever contracted in prison
Feb 24th - Joshua Chamberlain, Civil War hero for the Union on Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg
Feb 25th - John Tenniel, British illustrator (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 93
Mar 1st - Tor Bernhard Vilhelm Aulin, composer, dies at 47
Mar 1st - Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (b. 1845)
Entrepreneur and Engineer George WestinghouseEntrepreneur and Engineer George Westinghouse (Mar 12th) Mar 12th - George Westinghouse, US engineer (Westinghouse Electric), dies at 67
Mar 16th - Gaston Calmette, editor (Le Figaro), killed by Mme Caillaux at 55
Mar 16th - John Murray, piloted HMS Challenger to Christmas Island, dies
Mar 16th - Charles Albert Gobat, Swiss politician, recipient of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1843)
Mar 19th - Giuseppe Mercalli, Italian volcanologist (b. 1850)
Mar 23rd - Teunis Stoel, actor, dies at 62
Mar 23rd - Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès (Saint Rebecca) Lebanese saint (b. 1832)
Mar 25th - Frederic Mistral, French poet (Nobel-1904), dies at 83
Mar 28th - Hanus Trnecek, composer, dies at 55
Mar 31st - Ch Morgenstern, writer, dies at 42
Apr 1st - Rube Waddell, baseballer, dies at 37 of TB
Apr 2nd - Paul von Heyse, German writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1830)
Apr 12th - Josef Nesvera, composer, dies at 71
Provencal Poet Frederic MistralProvencal Poet Frederic Mistral (Mar 25th) Apr 14th - Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58
Apr 14th - Hubert Bland, English co-founder of the Fabian Society (b. 1855)
Apr 16th - George W Hill, US astronomer (moon orbit), dies at 76
Apr 19th - Charles Pierce, philosopher/scientist, dies
May 7th - Edward Mollenhauer, composer, dies at 87
May 9th - C.W. Post, American food manufacturer (b. 1854)
May 13th - R E Foster, only dual England captain at cricket & soccer, dies
May 17th - Peter Leyten, bishop of Breda (1885-1914), dies at 79
May 25th - Paolo Giorza, composer, dies at 81
May 27th - Joseph Wilson Swan, physicist/chemist, dies
May 28th - Adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld, composer, dies at 76
Jun 6th - Walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer (Aylwin), dies
Jun 11th - Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1848)
Jun 15th - A G Steel, cricketer (13 Tests, 29 wkts, Eng capt 1886), dies
Jun 21st - Glauco Velasquez, composer, dies at 30
Jun 21st - Bertha von Suttner, Austrian writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1843)
Jun 28th - Sophie, Princess of Austria, assassinated
Archduke of Austria Franz FerdinandArchduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand (Jun 28th) Jun 28th - Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria is assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, led to declarations of war in WWI
Jun 30th - Bai Long, [White Wolf], Chinese Robin Hood/crowd leader, dies
Jul 2nd - Joseph Chamberlain, British minister to Germany, dies at 78
Jul 6th - Delmira Augustini, Uruguayan poet, murdered at 27
Jul 11th - Julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Die Deutsche Rundschau), dies
Jul 19th - Alexander Conze, German archaeologist, dies at 82
Jul 20th - Leo van Gheluwe, composer, dies at 76
Jul 30th - Albert Trott, cricketer (3 Tests for Aus, 2 for Eng), commits suicide
Jul 30th - Jean Jaurès, leading socialist, assassinated in Paris
Jul 31st - A J Jean Jaurès, French socialist (L'Humanité/Les Preuves), murdered=
Aug 2nd - Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer, dies at 36
Aug 4th - Jules Lemaître, French critic and dramatist (b. 1853)
Aug 6th - Ellen Axson Wilson, US 1st Lady (1913-14), dies during Woodrow Wilson's 1st term of Bright's Disease at 54
Aug 7th - B B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies
Aug 7th - Boleslaw Dembinski, composer, dies at 81
Engineer John Philip HollandEngineer John Philip Holland (Aug 12th) Aug 12th - John Philip Holland, submarine designer, dies at 74
Aug 15th - Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28]
Aug 17th - James Grierson, British general
Aug 19th - Franz Xavier Wernz, German Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1844)
Aug 20th - Pius X, [Giuseppe M Sarto], Pope (1903-14), dies
Aug 22nd - Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
Aug 22nd - Rondoney, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
Aug 22nd - Giacomo Radini-Tedeschi Italian religious figure
Aug 23rd - Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks
Aug 23rd - George A Pogson, British consul in Puerto Rico, dies
Aug 27th - John Weiss, German new testament, dies
Aug 28th - Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS]
Aug 28th - Anatoli Liadov, composer, dies at 59
Aug 29th - ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle
Aug 30th - Adrian H Stewart, British lieutenant, dies in battle in Cameroon at 26
Aug 30th - Aleksandr Samsonov, Russian general, commits suicide
Sep 1st - Martha, last known passenger pigeon, dies at Cincinnati Zoo
Sep 3rd - Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard, composer, dies at 49
Sep 5th - Charles Péguy, French poet, essayist and editor (b. 1873)
Sep 7th - Lord O'Brien, British nobleman, dies at 73
Sep 8th - William E Darwin, British son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74
Sep 15th - Jacobus Herculas de la Rey, [Uncle Chose], Boer general, dies at 66
Sep 22nd - Alain-Fournier, French writer (Grand Meaulnes), dies in battle at 27
Sep 25th - A Lichtenstein, writer, dies at 25
Sep 25th - Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter, dies at 76
Sep 28th - Stevan Mokranjac, composer, dies at 58
Sep 28th - Richard Sears, businessman (Sears, Roebuck and Company) (b. 1863)
Sep 29th - Jean Bouin, French marathoner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies in battle
Oct 10th - Gijsbert van Tienhoven, mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister, dies at 73
Oct 10th - Karol I, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, King of Romania (1881-1914), dies
Oct 15th - Aleksander Rozycki, composer, dies at 69
Oct 28th - Richard Heuberger, composer, dies at 64
Oct 30th - Ernst Stadler, writer, dies at 31
Nov 1st - Christopher "Kit" Cradock, English admiral, dies in battle
Nov 3rd - Georg Trakl, Austria poet (Totentag, Cocaine Overdose), dies at 27
Nov 4th - Georg Trakl, writer, dies at 27
Nov 6th - Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist (Dante), dies at 79
Nov 14th - Frederick Sleigh "Bobs" Roberts, governor of Natal, dies at 82
Nov 14th - Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar, Malayalin journalist (b. 1861)

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