What Happened in 1923

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 317

  • Jan 1 Union of Socialist Soviet Republics established
  • Jan 1 Britain's Railways are grouped into the Big Four: LNER, GWR, SR, and LMSR.
  • Jan 1 9th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Penn State, 14-3
  • Jan 2 Ku Klux Klan surprise attack on black residential area Rosewood Fla, 8 killed (compensation awarded in 1995)
  • Jan 4 1st broadcast of "Barn Dance Show" (WBAP - Fort Worth Texas)

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Jan 4 Lenin's "Political Testament" calls for removal of Stalin

Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader
Vladimir Lenin
Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin
Soviet Union Premier
Joseph Stalin
  • Jan 7 Baltimore Sun warns of Ku Klux Klan
  • Jan 8 Typography strike in Amsterdam
  • Jan 9 Juan de la Cierva makes 1st autogiro flight, Spain
  • Jan 10 Last US troops leave Rhineland (Germany)
  • Jan 10 Lithuania seizes & annexes country of Memel
  • Jan 11 1st Dutch Dada-evening (Theo Van Doesburg & Kurt Schwitters)
  • Jan 11 French & Belgian troops occupy Ruhr to collect reparations

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Jan 13 Taking advantage of the chaotic condition of Germany, Hitler stages a demonstration of 5000 storm troopers and denounces the 'November crime'

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Jan 17 Belgian Working people Party protest against occupied Ruhrgebied
  • Jan 17 Origin of Brown lunation numbers
  • Jan 18 1st radio telegraph message from Netherlands to Dutch East Indies
  • Jan 19 WMC-AM in Memphis TN begins radio transmissions
  • Jan 23 Taxi strike in Amsterdam begins (through March 9th)
  • Jan 24 Aztec Ruins National Monument, NM established
  • Jan 25 NVV donates 100,000 guilders to mine workers of Ruhrgebied
  • Jan 28 Demonstration against a Dutch University in Ghent
  • Jan 29 1st flight of autogiro (Juan de la Cierva, Madrid Spain)
  • Feb 1 Allied ultimatum on Lithuanian occupation of Memel

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Feb 1 Fascists Voluntary Militia forms in Italy under Benito Mussolini

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Feb 1 Noel Coward's "Young Idea" premieres in London
  • Feb 2 Ethyl gasoline 1st marketed, Dayton, Ohio
  • Feb 2 US signs friendship treaty with Central American countries
  • Feb 3 The Alpha Zeta chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia founded at Pennsylvania State University.
  • Feb 5 General mine strike against wage cuts in Saar
  • Feb 5 Mass arrests of socialists & communists in Italy
  • Feb 8 Coal mine explosion at Dawson, New Mexico kills 120
  • Feb 8 German NSDAP Volkischer Beobachter newspaper becomes a daily
  • Feb 9 Soviet Aeroflot airlines forms
  • Feb 10 Ink paste manufactured for 1st time by Standard Ink Company
  • Feb 10 Owen Davis' "Icebound" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 10 SDAP speaks out against allied occupation of the Ruhr
  • Feb 13 1st Black pro Basketball team, "Renaissance", organizes
  • Feb 16 Allies accept Latvia's occupation of Memel territory

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Feb 16 Howard Carter opens the inner burial chamber of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb and finds the sarcophagus

Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun Howard Carter
Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun
Howard Carter
  • Feb 16 US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
  • Feb 16 US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

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Feb 17 Ottawa Senator Cy Denneny becomes NHL's all time scorer (143 goals)

NHL Star Cy Denneny
NHL Star
Cy Denneny
  • Feb 18 Belgium: Borinage-mine workers strike for higher wages
  • Feb 19 Jean Sibelius' 6th Symphony premieres
  • Feb 19 Philip Barry's "You & I" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 20 Christy Mathewson becomes President of Boston Braves
  • Feb 21 Andre Charlot's musical "Rats" premieres in London
  • Feb 22 1st successful chinchilla farm in US (Los Angeles California)
  • Feb 22 Transcontinental airmail service begins
  • Feb 23 German Republic day with laws against worker
  • Feb 23 Great Britain lowers import duty on German products from 26% to 5%
  • Feb 24 Flying Scotsman goes into service
  • Feb 24 Mass arrests in US of mafia
  • Feb 25 Bread in Berlin rises to 2,000 marks
  • Feb 26 Italian nationalist & fascists merge (blue-shirts & black-shirts)
  • Feb 28 Swedish king Gustaaf V begins state visit to Netherlands
  • Mar 1 Allies occupy Ruhrgebied: killing railroad striker
  • Mar 3 Time magazine publishes 1st issue featuring Joseph G. Cannon (Speaker of US House of Representatives)
  • Mar 3 US Senate rejects membership of the International Court of Justice, The Hague
  • Mar 4 Lenin's last article in Pravda (about Soviet bureaucracy)
  • Mar 5 Montana & Nevada become 1st states to enact old age pension laws
  • Mar 6 Cards announce their players will wear numbers on their uniforms
  • Mar 9 Amsterdam taxi strike ended
  • Mar 9 Elmer Rice's "Adding Machine" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 9 NHL Championship: Mont Canadiens outscore Ottawa Senators, 3-2, in 2
  • Mar 13 Lee de Forest demonstrates his sound-on-film moving pictures (NYC)
  • Mar 14 Allies accepts Vilnus taking East-Galicia in Poland
  • Mar 14 German Supreme Court prohibits NSDAP (Nazi party)

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Mar 14 US President Warren G. Harding becomes 1st president to pay taxes

29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
  • Mar 15 Lenin is hit with his 3rd stroke
  • Mar 16 Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Der Unbestechliche" premieres in Vienna
  • Mar 20 Bavarian minister of interior refuses to forbid Nazi Sturm Abteilung
  • Mar 20 Belgian Senate rejects Dutch University in Ghent
  • Mar 21 US foreign minister Charles Hughes refuses USSR recognition
  • Mar 22 The first radio broadcast of ice hockey is made by Foster Hewitt.
  • Mar 23 Frank Silver & Irving Conn release "Yes, We Have No Bananas"
  • Mar 23 82nd Grand National: Capt. Tuppy Bennett aboard Sergeant Murphy wins
  • Mar 25 British government grants Trans-Jordan autonomy
  • Mar 26 Stanley Cup: Ott Senators beat Vanc Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 1
  • Mar 30 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, formed at Howard U in 1920, incorporates
  • Mar 31 1st dance marathon-NYC-Alma Cummings sets record of 27 hrs
  • Mar 31 French soldiers fire on workers at Krupp factory in Essen; 13 die
  • Mar 31 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators (NHL) sweep Edm Eskimos (WCHL) in 2 games
  • Apr 3 2 "Black Sox" sue White Sox (unsuccessfully) for back salary

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Apr 5 Firestone Tire and Rubber Company starts producing inflatable tires

Tire Industrialist Harvey Firestone
Tire Industrialist
Harvey Firestone
  • Apr 6 The first Prefects Board in Southeast Asia is formed in Victoria Institution, Malaysia.
  • Apr 7 1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in NYC) by Dr K Winfield Ney
  • Apr 7 Workers Party of America (NYC) becomes official communist party
  • Apr 9 Sean O'Casey's "Shadow of a Gunman" premieres in Dublin
  • Apr 9 In 'Adkins vs Children's Hospital', the US Supreme Court finds that the minimum wage law for women and children, adopted by the District of Columbia, is unconstitutional
  • Apr 10 Hitler demands "hatred & more hatred" in Berlin
  • Apr 13 US Army wins 1st college three-weapon fencing championships
  • Apr 14 Etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters
  • Apr 15 1st sound on film public performance shown at Rialto Theater (NYC)
  • Apr 15 Insulin becomes generally available for diabetics
  • Apr 17 Longest NL opening game, Phillies & Dodgers tie 5-5 in 14
  • Apr 18 74,000 (62,281 paid) on hand for opening of Yankee Stadium
  • Apr 18 Poland annexes Central Lithuania
  • Apr 19 27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:23:37.4

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 602

  • Jan 1 Chalmers Goodlin, US test pilot (XS-1)
  • Jan 1 Milton Jackson, US, vibraphonist (Milt of Bags)
  • Jan 1 Daniel Gorenstein, American mathematician (d. 1992)
  • Jan 3 Dragutin Gostuski, composer
  • Jan 3 Charles Tingwell, Australian actor
  • Jan 4 Flavio Testi, composer
  • Jan 5 Robert L Bernstein, publisher (Random House), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 5 Sam [Samuel] Phillips, Florence Alabama, record producer and founder of Sun Records (launched Elvis Presley's career)
  • Jan 6 Leah Chase, master chef, in the creole tradition
  • Jan 6 Jacobo Timerman, Argentine writer (d. 1999)
  • Jan 7 Charles Russell Woolen, composer
  • Jan 7 Hugh Kenner, Canadian literary critic (d. 2003)
  • Jan 8 Giorgio Tozzi, basso, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 8 Iva Michiels, [Rik Ceuppens], Flemish writer (Ksiega Alfa)
  • Jan 8 Johnny Wardle, cricketer (Yorkshire & England left-arm bowler of 50's)
  • Jan 8 Joseph Wiezenbaum, artificial intelligence pioneer
  • Jan 8 Larry Storch, comedian (F Troop, Larry Storch Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 8 Joseph Weizenbaum, German-American author and computer scientist (d. 2008)
  • Jan 10 Ingeborg Drewitz, writer
  • Jan 11 Carroll Shelby, American race car driver, automobile designer and businessman, (d. 2012)
  • Jan 12 Ira Hayes, American soldier (d. 1955)
  • Jan 13 Danil Shafran, cellist
  • Jan 13 Jack Watling, actor (Nanny, Adventure for 2, Naked Heart), born in London, England
  • Jan 15 Lee Teng-hui, president of ROC (Taiwan), head of KMT (1988- )
  • Jan 15 Ivor Cutler, Scottish poet (d. 2006)
  • Jan 16 Martin Stokken, Norway, nordic relay (Olympic-silver-1952)
  • Jan 16 Roy Lanham, Western guitar player (Sons of the Pioneers), born in Corbin Kentucky
  • Jan 16 Willem Aantjes, Dutch politicial leader (CDA)
  • Jan 16 Gene Feist, American stage actor and producer
  • Jan 16 Anthony Hecht, American poet (d. 2004)
  • Jan 17 Onno Molenkamp, Dutch actor (Lifespan, Broken Mirrors, The Lift)
  • Jan 17 Carol Raye, Australian actress
  • Jan 19 Jean Stapleton, actress (Damn Yankees, Klute, All in the Family) (d. 2013), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 19 Markus Wolf, German spy (d. 2006)
  • Jan 20 Nora Brockstedt, Norwegian singer
  • Jan 20 Slim Whitman, American singer, (d. 2013)
  • Jan 21 Judith Merril, [Josephine Juliet Grossman], sci-fi writer
  • Jan 21 Lola Flores, singer, dancer and actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), born in Cadiz, Spain
  • Jan 22 Diana Douglas, actress (The Cowboys), born in Devonshire Bermuda (d. 2015)
  • Jan 22 Friedrich Zehm, composer
  • Jan 22 Leslie Bassett, classical composer (Variations for Orchestra - Pulitzer Prize 1966), born in Hanford, California (d. 2016)
  • Jan 23 Florence Halop, Queens, actress (Florence-Night Court, St Elsewhere)
  • Jan 23 Horace Ashenfelter, US, 3000m steeplechase (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Jan 23 Walter M[ichael] Miller Jr, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, View from Stars)
  • Jan 24 Simeon ten Holt, composer
  • Jan 25 Eva Zeller, German writer, born in Eberswalde, Brandenburg
  • Jan 25 Rusty Draper, American country and pop singer (d. 2003)
  • Jan 25 Shirley Mason, American psychiatric patient (Commonly known as "Sybil") (d. 1998)
  • Jan 26 Anne Jeffreys, NC, actress (Dick Tracy, Topper, General Hospital)
  • Jan 29 Paddy Chayevsky, [Sydney], US, dramatist (Marty, Hospital) (d. 1981)
  • Jan 31 Eddie Ryder, actor (Slick Jones-General Hospital), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 31 Joanne Dru, Logan WV, actress (Guestwood Ho, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)

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Jan 31 Norman Mailer, Long Branch NJ, NYC mayoral candidate/novelist (Naked & the Dead), (d. 2007)

Novelist Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer
  • Feb 2 Al "Red" Schoendienst, baseball manager/2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)
  • Feb 2 Bonita Granville, actress (Hitler's Children, Lone Ranger), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 2 James Dickey, poet/actor (Deliverance), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Feb 2 [Mary Elizabeth] Liz Smith, journalist and gossip columnist (WNBC, NY Daily News), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Feb 2 Peter Fowler, physicist
  • Feb 3 Alys Robi, Quebec singer
  • Feb 4 Conrad Bain, Alberta Canada, actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes), (d. 2013)
  • Feb 5 Stephen J Cannell, TV producer/writer
  • Feb 5 Claude King, American country music singer (Wolverton Mountain), born in Keithville, Louisiana (d. 2013)
  • Feb 5 Doris Bohrer [Sharrar], American WWII spy, born in Basin, Wyoming (d. 2016)
  • Feb 6 Maurice Le Roux, composer
  • Feb 7 George H H Lascelles, English earl of Harewood/leader (Covent Garden)
  • Feb 7 Keefe Brasselle, actor (Be Our Guest), born in Elyria, Ohio
  • Feb 7 Martha Holmes, American photographer (d. 2006)
  • Feb 8 Andrew MacElhone, bar owner

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Feb 9 Brendan Behan, author/poet (Hostage), born in Dublin, Ireland

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan
Irish Poet and Playwright
Brendan Behan
  • Feb 9 Kathryn Grayson, NC, vocalist/actress (Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate)
  • Feb 9 Norman E Shumway, Mich, pioneer cardiac transplant surgeon
  • Feb 10 Cesare Siepi, Milan Italy, basso (NY Metropolitan Opera)
  • Feb 11 Baroness Sharples, made a life peer after the assassination of her husband (Sir Richard Sharples)
  • Feb 11 Ronald Arculus, British diplomat
  • Feb 12 Franco Zeffirelli, Italian director (Romeo & Juliet), born in Florence
  • Feb 12 James Abdnor, (Sen-R-SD, 1981-87), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 12 Mel Powell, American composer (Pulitzer Prize Music 1990), born in New York City (d. 1998)
  • Feb 12 Chaskel Besser, Orthodox rabbi
  • Feb 12 James Chichester-Clark, Irish politician, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland (1969-71), born in Moyola Park, Londonderry (d. 2002)
  • Feb 13 Chuck Yeagar, US test pilot (1st man to break sound barrier)
  • Feb 13 Michael Anthony Bilandic, American politician (d. 2002)
  • Feb 13 Yfrah Neaman, Lebanese violinist (d. 2003)
  • Feb 14 Derrick Holden-Brown, CEO (Allied-Lyons)
  • Feb 14 Jay Herbert, golfer (1960 PGA winner)
  • Feb 15 Justice Drake, British justice
  • Feb 15 Keene Curtis, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Magician, Amanda's)
  • Feb 15 Yelena Bonner, Moscow, soviet disident/wife of Andre Sakharov
  • Feb 17 Alden Winship Clausen, Hamilton Ill, banker (President of World Bank)
  • Feb 18 Allan Melvin, actor (Brady Bunch, Barney-All in Family), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Feb 19 Donald Lybbert, composer
  • Feb 20 Forbes Burnham, premier Guyana (1964-85)
  • Feb 21 Lucille Bremer, Amsterdam, New York, American actress/dancer (Meet Me in St. Louis, Ziegfeld Follies)
  • Feb 21 Zvi Zeitlin, Dubrovnik Yugoslavia, violinist/prof (Eastman School)
  • Feb 23 Gery Florizoone, Flemish poet
  • Feb 23 Dante Lavelli, AAFC/NFL end wide receiver (Cleveland Browns)
  • Feb 23 Rafael Addiego Bruno, Uruguayan politician
  • Feb 24 David Soyer, American cellist
  • Feb 25 Roger Parker, Lord Justice of Appeal
  • Feb 27 Dexter Gordon, US, tenor saxophonist/actor (Connection)
  • Feb 27 Viktor Kalabis, composer

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 3 German politician Hermann Goering (30) weds Carin Hulda (34)

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 29 President of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (41) weds highly-educated woman Latife Hanim

President and founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
President and founder of the Republic of Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
  • Mar 23 Writer Anaïs Nin (Delta of Venus) marries banker and artist Hugh Parker Guiler in Havana, Cuba

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 26 English prince Albert Duke of York (George VI) (27) marries Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (22) at Westminster Abbey

Consort of George VI Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Consort of George VI
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 30 Golfer champion Walter Hagen (30) weds Edna Straus at the Hotel Biltmore in New York

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen

HeartWedding of Interest

May 17 Actress and singer Marlene Dietrich (21) weds assistant director Rudolf Sieber (26) in Berlin, Germany

Singer/Actress Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 17 Chemist Linus Pauling (22) weds Ava Helen Miller

Chemist & Peace Activist Linus Pauling
Chemist & Peace Activist
Linus Pauling

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 3 Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead (21) weds field archaeologist Luther Cressman (25)

Cultural Anthropologist Margaret Mead
Cultural Anthropologist
Margaret Mead

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 12 Actor Spencer Tracy (23) weds Louise Treadwell (26) in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Oct 14 "All Quiet on the Western Front" author Erich Maria Remarque (25) weds Ilse Jutta Zambona

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 16 General Francisco Franco (30) marries María del Carmen Polo y Martínez-Valdés (23) at Church of San Juan el Real in Oviedo

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 19 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (56) weds artist Maude Noel

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 25 Film director Frank Capra (26) weds actress Helen Howell in San Francisco, California

Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 4 Actor Rudolph Valentino (24) divorces actress Jean Acker (26) only after 6 hours of getting married

Silent Film Star Rudolph Valentino
Silent Film Star
Rudolph Valentino

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 18 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (22) divorces Daisy Parker after 5 years of marriage

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 2 Sam Carter, African American resident of Rosewood Florida, lynched by KKK
  • Jan 3 Jaroslav Hasek, Czech writer (Good Soldier Schweyk), dies at 39

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Jan 9 Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand short story writer (The Garden Party), dies of tuberculosis at 34

Short story writer Katherine Mansfield
Short story writer
Katherine Mansfield
  • Jan 11 Constantine I, king of Greece (1913-17, 20-22), dies at 54
  • Jan 14 Zübeyde Hanım, Mother of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (b. 1857)
  • Jan 18 Wallace Reid, actor (Birth of a Nation), dies at 31
  • Jan 23 Max Nordau, Austrian author, philosopher, and Zionist leader (b. 1849)
  • Feb 6 Edward E Barnard, US astronomer (5th moon Jupiter), dies at 65

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Feb 10 Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist who discovered X-rays (Nobel 1901), dies of cancer at 77

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Wilhelm Röntgen
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Wilhelm Röntgen
  • Feb 11 Wilhelm Killing, German mathematician (b. 1847)
  • Feb 15 Josephine Beall Bruce, African American activist, dies at 69
  • Feb 19 Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer, dies at 68
  • Feb 27 Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer, dies at 67

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Mar 8 Johannes van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910), dies at 85

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals
Physicist/Nobel Laureate
Johannes van der Waals
  • Mar 8 Krišjānis Barons, Latvian writer (b. 1835)
  • Mar 22 Theophile Delcasse, French statesman, dies at 71
  • Mar 26 Sarah Bernhardt, [Henriette], actress (Queen Elizabeth), dies at 77
  • Mar 27 Sir James Dewar, Scottish chemist (b. 1842)
  • Apr 4 L Martov, [Joulij O Tsederbaum], Russ revolutionary, dies at 49
  • Apr 4 John Venn, British mathematician (b. 1834)
  • Apr 5 George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, English financier (b. 1866)
  • Apr 9 Mauritius H Binger, director/producer (Living Ladder), dies
  • Apr 19 Thomas Paine Westendorf, composer, dies at 75
  • Apr 25 Louis-Olivier Taillon, Quebec politician (b. 1840)
  • May 10 Vaslav Vorovsky, Russian delegate, assassinated
  • May 14 Charles de Freycinet, French prime minister (b. 1828)
  • May 20 Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist, dies
  • May 30 Camille Chevillard, composer, dies at 63
  • May 30 Charles Fichardt, cricketer (South African batsman in 2 Tests 1892-96), dies
  • Jun 5 George H Breitner, impressionist painter, dies at 65
  • Jun 10 Pierre Loti, [Julien Viaud], French sea officer/writer, dies
  • Jun 15 Alexander Stamboeliski, premier Bulgaria (1919-23), dies
  • Jun 20 Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer, dies at 85
  • Jun 26 Edward Rae, cricketer (introduced cricket into Russian Lapland), dies
  • Jun 29 Fritz Mauthner, German author/philosopher (skepticism), dies at 73
  • Jun 29 Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 29 J C Gomez, General/Venezuela's 1st VP, assassinated
  • Jun 30 Claude Antoine Terrasse, composer, dies at 56
  • Jul 4 Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw), dies at 67
  • Jul 13 Asger Hamerik [Hammerich], German(?) composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 14 Louis Ganne, French composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 16 Louis M A Couperus, poet/writer (Books of Small Soles), dies at 60
  • Jul 20 Pancho Villa, [Doroteo Arango], Mexican rebel, murdered at 55

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Aug 2 warren harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57

29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
  • Aug 5 Vatroslav Jagić, Croatian slavist (b. 1835)
  • Aug 7 Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89
  • Aug 14 Jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76
  • Aug 19 Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845)
  • Aug 24 Kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66
  • Sep 12 Jules Violle, French physicist and inventor (b. 1841)
  • Sep 15 Sayed Darwish, composer, dies at 31
  • Sep 22 Marquess of Ripon, game hunter, dies, after shooting 52nd grouse
  • Oct 12 A P "Bunny" Lucas, cricketer (five Tests for England 1879-82), dies
  • Oct 14 George Elbridge Whiting, composer, dies at 83
  • Oct 14 Marcellus Emants, writer/poet (Refrained from Confession), dies
  • Oct 30 Andrew Bonar Law, English PM (C), dies at 64
  • Nov 5 Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, French novelist (b. 1880)
  • Nov 19 French Netscher, author/journalist (In 3rd Chamber), dies at 59
  • Nov 23 Urmuz, Romanian writer (b. 1883)
  • Nov 24 Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School), dies at 39
  • Nov 25 Ernst Debes, German cartographer (Moon Atlas), dies at 83
  • Nov 25 Syd Callaway, cricket all-round (3 Tests for Australia 1891-95), dies
  • Nov 26 Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60
  • Dec 1 Virginie Loveling, Belgian writer and poet (b. 1836)
  • Dec 2 Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 8 Dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88
  • Dec 12 Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20
  • Dec 14 Giuseppi Gallignani, composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 16 Pongrac Kacsoh, composer, dies at 50
  • Dec 22 Arthur H Bird, composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 26 Dietrich Eckart, German Nazi politician (b. 1868)

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Dec 27 Gustave Eiffel [Alexandre], engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91

Engineer and Achitect Gustave Eiffel
Engineer and Achitect
Gustave Eiffel