What Happened in 1924

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 315

  • Jan 1 Grossdeutsche Volksgemeinschaft/Volkische Block replaces NSDAP
  • Jan 1 10th Rose Bowl: Washington ties Navy, 14-14
  • Jan 6 Poulenc/Nijinska's ballet "Les Biches" premieres in Monte Carlo
  • Jan 11 A republic is proclaimed in Greece; King George II is deposed and Eleutherios Venizelo is named Prime Minister of the Greek National Assembly
  • Jan 12 History of Science Society organized at Boston
  • Jan 13 Nationalist Wafd-party wins Egyptian parliament elections
  • Jan 14 Allies direct Fiume (Rijeka) in Italy
  • Jan 15 3rd Dutch government Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms

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Jan 16 British Government of Stanley Baldwin resigns

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
  • Jan 22 Dutch Blast Furnace & Steel Factory opens
  • Jan 22 KGO-AM in San Francisco CA begins radio transmissions
  • Jan 23 Ramsey MacDonald forms 1st Labour government in Britain

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Jan 23 After Stanley Baldwin's resignation, Ramsay MacDonald forms the first Labour Government, climaxing 24 years of struggle by the Labour Party

British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin

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Jan 24 Benito Mussolini disallows non-fascists work union

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Jan 24 Russian city of St Petersburg renamed Leningrad; it was changed back in 1991
  • Jan 25 1st Winter Olympic games open in Chamonix, France
  • Jan 26 Charles Jewtraw, US 500m skater, takes 1st Winter Olympics gold medal
  • Jan 26 17th Women's Australasian Championships: Sylvia Lance Harper beats Esna Boyd Robertson (6-3, 3-6, 8-6)
  • Jan 26 17th Men's Australasian Championships: James Anderson beats Richard Schlesinger (6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3)
  • Jan 27 Egyptian king Foead nominates Saad Zaghloel Pasja premier

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Jan 27 Lenin placed in Mausoleum in Red Square, Moscow

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin
  • Jan 27 The Natal Indian Congress and the Natal Indian Association jointly organise a mass meeting in Durban, South Africa in opposition to the Class Areas Bill
  • Jan 29 Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland
  • Jan 30 Ponsford scores second 110 of the game in Vic win over NSW
  • Feb 1 Amsterdam's Netherlands Press Museum opens
  • Feb 1 Ramsay MacDonald's incoming Labour government formally recognizes the Soviet Union
  • Feb 1 Soccer team VSV Tonido forms in Voorburg
  • Feb 2 International Ski Federation (FIS) forms
  • Feb 3 Alexei Ryko elected as President of People's commission (succeeds Lenin)
  • Feb 4 1st Winter Olympic games close at Chamonix, France
  • Feb 4 George Kelly's "Show-Off," premieres in NYC
  • Feb 5 The Royal Greenwich Observatory begin broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal or the "BBC pips".
  • Feb 7 Benito Mussolini government exchanges diplomats with USSR
  • Feb 8 1st US coast-to-coast radio hookup: Gen John Joseph Carty speech in Chic
  • Feb 9 Nakhichevan ASSR constituted within Azerbaijan SSR
  • Feb 10 Bucky Harris, 27, becomes youngest baseball manager (Wash Senators)
  • Feb 12 George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at Aeolian Hall, NYC
  • Feb 12 George Kaufman's "Beggar on Horseback" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 14 IBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson
  • Feb 15 A deputation for the South African Indian Congress (SAIC) meets with the Minister of the Interior, Sir Patrick Duncan, and presents him with a memorandum setting out their objections concerning the Class Areas Bill
  • Feb 17 Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds)
  • Feb 18 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
  • Feb 18 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
  • Feb 18 US, min of marine Edwin Denby ends term due to Teapot Dome-scandal
  • Feb 24 Greek parliament proclaims republic
  • Feb 24 Johnny Weissmuller, swims 100m record (57 2/5 secs)

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Feb 24 Mahatma Gandhi released from jail

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Feb 25 Marie Boyd scores 156 points in Maryland HS basketball game (163-3)

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Feb 26 Trial against Hitler in Munich begins

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Feb 27 Belgium's Theunis government falls
  • Feb 28 US begins intervention in Honduras
  • Mar 1 Germany's prohibition of Communist Party KPD lifted
  • Mar 3 German & Turkish friendship/trade treaty signed
  • Mar 3 Sean O'Casey's "Juno & the Paycock" premieres in Dublin
  • Mar 4 "Happy Birthday To You" published by Claydon Sunny
  • Mar 5 Computing-Tabulating-Recording Corp becomes IBM
  • Mar 5 Frank Carauna, becomes 1st to bowl 2 successive perfect 300 games
  • Mar 5 King Hussein of Hedzjaz appoints himself kalief
  • Mar 6 British Labour government cuts military budget
  • Mar 8 Coal mine explosion kills 171 at Castle Gate Utah
  • Mar 9 South Slavia aproves Italy's annexation of Fiume (Rijeka)
  • Mar 11 3rd term of Belgium Theunis government begins
  • Mar 11 Eden Phillpotts' "Farmer's Wife" premieres in London
  • Mar 11 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweeps Ottawa Senators in 2 games
  • Mar 16 The free port of Fiume is formally annexed by Mussolini's fascist regime.
  • Mar 17 Eugene O'Neill's "Welded" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 17 Netherlands & USSR begin talks over USSR recognition
  • Mar 17 Sweden & USSR exchange diplomats
  • Mar 20 Finnair begins scheduled flight of Helsinki-Tallinn
  • Mar 20 Stanley Cup: Mont Canadiens (NHL) sweep Vanc Millionaires (PCHA) in 2
  • Mar 21 1st foreign language course broadcast on US radio (WJZ, NYC)
  • Mar 21 Mass Investors Trust becomes 1st mutual fund set up in US
  • Mar 24 Greece becomes a republic
  • Mar 25 Greek parliament selects admiral Paul Koundouriotis as premier
  • Mar 25 Stanley Cup: Mont Canadiens (NHL) sweep Calgary Tigers (WCHL) in 2
  • Mar 26 Premiere of Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan" in London
  • Mar 27 Canada recognizes USSR
  • Mar 27 New French government of Poincaré begins
  • Mar 28 WGN-AM in Chicago IL begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 28 83rd Grand National: Bob Trudgill aboard Master Robert wins
  • Mar 29 Bayern & Vatican reach accord
  • Mar 31 Croydon Airport, London: Imperial Airways established
  • Mar 31 London public transport strike ends
  • Apr 1 Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co
  • Apr 1 Hitler sentenced to 5 years labor but Gen Ludendorff acquitted
  • Apr 1 Imperial Airways forms in Britain
  • Apr 1 The Royal Canadian Air Force is formed.
  • Apr 6 4 planes leave Seattle on 1st successful around-the-world flight
  • Apr 6 Italy fascists receives 65% of vote of parliament
  • Apr 6 Völkische Block (Nazis) receives 17.8% of vote in Bavaria
  • Apr 8 South African State pass the Industrial Conciliation Act No 11: the act provided for job reservation, excluded blacks from membership of registered trade unions,and prohibited registration of black trade unions
  • Apr 10 Tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play
  • Apr 11 1st men's college swimming championships begin
  • Apr 11 Socialists win Danish parliamentary elections
  • Apr 11 WLS-AM in Chicago IL begins radio transmissions
  • Apr 12 WLS-AM in Chicago begins radio transmissions
  • Apr 13 Greek plebiscite for a republic
  • Apr 15 Flemish-Walloon riots in Louvain, Belgium, 1 dead
  • Apr 15 WHO-AM in Des Moines Iowa begins radio transmissions
  • Apr 15 Rand McNally publishes its first road atlas.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 615

  • Jan 1 Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet
  • Jan 3 Andre Franquin, cartoonist
  • Jan 3 Henry M Fazzie, South African Union/UDF-leader
  • Jan 3 Roy Harding, British teacher
  • Jan 3 Nell Rankin, American singer (d. 2005)
  • Jan 3 Doug Ellis, British entrepreneur
  • Jan 4 Sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (d. 1993)
  • Jan 5 Dr Gilbert Bogle, Australian scientist who died in the Bogle-Chandler case (1963)
  • Jan 6 Earl Scruggs, NC, bluegrass musician (& Flat-Ballad of Jed Clampett), (d. 2012)
  • Jan 7 Roloff Beny, Alberta, painter/photographer (A Time of Gods)
  • Jan 7 Pablo Birger, Argentine racing driver (d. 1966)
  • Jan 8 Antai Ribari, composer
  • Jan 8 Benjamin Lees, [Lysniansky], Harbin Manchuria, composer
  • Jan 8 Robert Starer, composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Jan 8 Ron Moody, actor (12 Chairs, Oliver!), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • Jan 9 Sergei Parajanov, Armenian film director (d. 1990)
  • Jan 10 Ludmilla Chiraeff, ballet dancer
  • Jan 10 Maxwell Roach, Jazz drummer, born in Newland, North Carolina
  • Jan 11 Don Cherry, Wichita Texas, singer (Dean Martin Summer Show)
  • Jan 11 Slim Harpo [James Moore], Lobdell, Louisiana, American blues musician
  • Jan 11 Sam B. Hall, American politician (d. 1994)
  • Jan 12 Jan Willem Radecker, sculptor/son of John Raedecker
  • Jan 13 Philip Rawson, artist/teacher
  • Jan 13 Paul Feyerabend, Austrian-born philosopher (d. 1994)
  • Jan 14 Guy Williams, actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • Jan 16 Katy Jurado, Mexico, actress (High Noon, Trapeze, Barabbas, AKA Pablo)
  • Jan 17 Jewel Plummer Cobb, educator/pres (California State U at Fullerton)
  • Jan 18 Donald Baverstock, TV producer
  • Jan 19 7th earl of Carnarvon, English large landowner
  • Jan 19 Jean Francois Revel, French journalist/author (Ni Marx ni Jesus)
  • Jan 19 Nicholas Colasanto, Providence RI, actor (Coach Ernie-Cheers)
  • Jan 20 Yvonne Loriod, Houilles France, pianist
  • Jan 21 Benny Hill, Southampton England, comedian (Benny Hill Show)
  • Jan 22 J J Johnson, American composer and jazz trombonist (d. 2001)
  • Jan 23 Frank R Lautenberg, (Sen-D-NJ, 1982-2001, 2003-2013), (d. 2013)
  • Jan 24 8th earl Spencer, English large landowner/father of Diane
  • Jan 24 David Craighead, composer
  • Jan 24 Klaus George Roy, composer
  • Jan 24 Marvin Kaplan, actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Jan 24 Robert Kastenmeier, Politician (Rep-D-WI, 1959-91), born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
  • Jan 25 Lou "The Toe" Groza, AAFC, NFL tackle, kicker (Cleveland Browns)
  • Jan 26 Warren Frank Benson, composer
  • Jan 26 Annette Strauss, American philanthropist and politician (d. 1998)
  • Jan 26 Alice Babs, Swedish singer
  • Jan 27 Alexander Georgiyevich Chugayev, composer
  • Jan 27 Kenneth Corfield, CEO (STC)
  • Jan 27 Rauf Denktasj, Turkish-Cypriot politician
  • Jan 27 Brian Rix [Lord Rix], English actor, born in Cottingham, Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • Jan 27 Sabu, [Dastagir], India, actor (Elephant Boy, Drum)
  • Jan 27 William van Straubenzee, British MP
  • Jan 29 Brian Trubshaw, British test pilot
  • Jan 29 John Gregson, British Labour politician and Lord
  • Jan 29 Luigi Nono, Venice Italy, composer (Canonic Variations)
  • Jan 29 Marcelle Ferron, Quebec painter and stained glass artist (d. 2001)
  • Jan 29 Peter Voulkos, American artist (d. 2002)
  • Jan 30 Margaret Beda Nicholson, author (No Medals for the Major)
  • Jan 30 Lloyd Alexander, American writer (d. 2007)
  • Jan 30 Margaret Yorke [Margaret Beda Nicholson], Compton, Surrey, author (Patrick Grant novels), (d. 2012)
  • Jan 31 Robert Gatehouse, former High Court judge
  • Jan 31 Tengiz Abuladze, filmmaker
  • Feb 1 H. Richard Hornberger, American writer (d. 1997)
  • Feb 1 Ben Weider, Quebec businessman and author
  • Feb 2 Tine Balder, [Clementine AL Cobbaut], Flemish actress (Antigone)
  • Feb 2 Elfi von Dassanowsky, Austrian-American producer and musician
  • Feb 5 Robert Lynn, anarchist
  • Feb 6 Billy Wright, English soccer player
  • Feb 6 Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Road to Rome)
  • Feb 6 Jin yong, Chinese novelist
  • Feb 7 Cathy Long, (Rep-D-LA, 1985-86)
  • Feb 7 Dora Bryan, [Broadhurst], English actress (Taste of Honey), born in Southport England, (d. 2014)
  • Feb 7 Johnny Jordaan, [Jan van Musscher], Amsterdam folk vocalist
  • Feb 8 Joe Black, baseball player
  • Feb 9 George Guest, British organist
  • Feb 10 Bud (Norman) Poile, NHLer
  • Feb 10 Randy Van Horne, vocalist (Nat King Cole Show), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Feb 11 Mary Tregear, Oriental art historian
  • Feb 12 Hans Berghuis, Dutch author/poet (3 Women, Adam)
  • Feb 13 Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician
  • Feb 14 Arghyris Kounadis, composer
  • Feb 14 Countess Mountbatten, of Burma
  • Feb 16 James Swaffield, director-general (Swaffield & Clerk to the GLC)
  • Feb 16 Peter Webster, British High Court Judge
  • Feb 17 Margaret Truman, Mo, pres daughter/writer (Murder at FBI)/pianist
  • Feb 17 Gevork Vartanian, Iran, Soviet intelligence agent (Operation Long Jump), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 18 Humberto Fernández Morán, Venezuelan scientist (d. 1999)
  • Feb 18 Louis Laberge, Quebec labour union leader (d. 2002)
  • Feb 19 Bruce Norris, NHL owner (Detroit Red Wings)

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Feb 19 Lee Marvin, actor (Paint Your Wagon, Cat Ballou), born in NYC, New York

Actor Lee Marvin
Actor
Lee Marvin
  • Feb 19 David Bronstein, Ukrainian chess player (d. 2006)
  • Feb 20 Gloria Vanderbilt, don't my jeans look great (poor little rich girl)

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Feb 21 Robert Mugabe, president (Zimbabwe, 1988- )

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean President
Robert Mugabe
  • Feb 23 Lejaren Hiller, composer
  • Feb 24 Lionel Dakers, director (Royal School of Church Music)
  • Feb 24 William Pillar, British admiral
  • Feb 25 Peg Ridge, peace campaigner
  • Feb 26 Mark Bucci, composer (1959 Arts & Letters Award), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 26 Noboru Takeshita, Japanese PM (1987-89)
  • Feb 27 M M Shearer, former Lord Lieutenant of Shetland
  • Feb 27 Norman Marshall, cricketer (brother of Roy, one Test for WI 1955)
  • Feb 28 Robert A Roe, (Rep-D-NJ, 1969- )

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 11 Novelist Hermann Hesse (36) weds singer Ruth Wenger

Nobel Laureate Novelist Hermann Hesse
Nobel Laureate Novelist
Hermann Hesse

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 4 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (22) weds pianist Lil Armstrong (26)

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 26 Astronomer Edwin Hubble (34) weds Grace Burke in Pasadena, California

Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Astronomer
Edwin Hubble
  • Mar 19 American poet e.e. (Edward Estlin) Cummings marries first wife Elaine Orr. The marriage lasts less than 9 months.

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 4 Physician Frederick Banting (32) weds Marion Robertson

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 17 Golfer Bobby Jones (22) weds high school sweetheart Mary Rice Malone (22) in Atlanta, Georgia

Golfer Bobby Jones
Golfer
Bobby Jones

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 21 Inventor Robert H. Goddard (41) weds secretary Esther Christine Kisk (23) at St. John's Episcopal Church in Worcester

Rocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Pioneer
Robert H. Goddard

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 24 American writer Henry Miller (31) marries 2nd wife June Smerth (21) in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Author Henry Miller
Author
Henry Miller
  • Aug 28 British children's writer Enid Blyton (27) marries editor Major Hugh Alexander Pollock, DSO (36)

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 26 Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
Actress Lita Grey
Actress
Lita Grey

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Oct 16 American writer ("Gone with the Wind") Margaret Mitchell divorces 1st husband Berrien (Red) Upshaw


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 108

  • Jan 2 Sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (b. 1834)
  • Jan 4 Alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852)
  • Jan 13 Georg H Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89
  • Jan 14 Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72
  • Jan 15 Geza Zichy, Hungarian composer and one-armed pianist, dies at 74
  • Jan 16 Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (b. 1859)

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Jan 21 Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian Revolutionary leader and Premier, dies of a stroke at 53

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin
  • Jan 24 Thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80
  • Jan 24 Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1894)
  • Jan 28 Simon Abramsz, Dutch writer (Artist book), dies at 56
  • Jan 29 Joseph Ludwig, composer, dies at 79

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Feb 3 Woodrow Wilson, 28th US president (1913-21), dies at his home in Washington at 67

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson
  • Feb 5 Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83
  • Feb 8 Gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies
  • Feb 9 Nils Kj'r, Norwegian playwright (Det Lykkelige Valg), dies at 53
  • Feb 15 Lionel Monckton, English composer (Country Girl), dies at 62
  • Feb 17 Oskar Merikanto, composer, dies at 55

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Feb 17 Henry Bacon, American architect, dies at 57

Architect Henry Bacon
Architect
Henry Bacon
  • Feb 21 Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78
  • Feb 24 Edmond Picard, Fren/Belgium writer (Ambidextre journalist), dies at 87
  • Mar 1 Louise MA, princess of Belgium, dies at 66
  • Mar 6 Meyer E van Beem, actor (Moittige Janus), dies at 85
  • Mar 7 Pat Moran, manager (Cincinnati Reds), dies of Bright's Disease
  • Mar 12 Hilaire Comte de Chardonnet, inventor (rayon), dies
  • Mar 18 John Frederick Bridge, composer, dies at 79
  • Mar 19 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/author, dies at 71
  • Mar 22 R G Nivelle, French general (Verdun), dies at 67
  • Mar 25 John Reedman, cricketer (Test for Aust 1894, 17 & 4, 1 for 24), dies
  • Mar 26 Augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer, dies at 78
  • Mar 27 Walter Parratt, composer, dies at 83
  • Mar 29 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/writer, dies at 71
  • Apr 2 Johannes E. B. Warming, Danish Botanist (plant ecology, environment-organism interactions), dies at 82

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Apr 14 Louis Sullivan, architect (father of skyscrapers), dies at 67

Architect and Father of Skyscrapers Louis Sullivan
Architect and Father of Skyscrapers
Louis Sullivan
  • Apr 14 Roland Napoleon Bonaparte, Fr officer/explorer (Surinam), dies at 65
  • Apr 15 Eduardo Caudella, composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 16 Jack Board, cricket wicket-keeper (Eng in 6 Tests 1898-1906), dies
  • Apr 21 Eleanora Duse, Italian actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64
  • Apr 24 George Street, English cricket wicket keeper (1 Test 1923), dies
  • Apr 24 G. Stanley Hall, American psychologist (b. 1844)
  • Apr 26 Josef Labor, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • May 1 August Cuppens, Flemish author (Limburgs Driemanschap), dies at 62
  • May 6 Carel S Adama van Scheltema, poet/writer (socialism), dies at 47
  • May 8 Lev N Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23
  • May 10 Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (L'ave), dies at 58
  • May 12 Charles Henri Marechal, composer, dies at 82
  • May 15 Paul d'Estornelles de Constant, French diplomat/pacifist, dies at 71
  • May 19 Billy Zulch, cricketer (South African batsman scored 2 Test centuries), dies
  • May 21 Bobby Franks, killed by Leopold & Loeb, at 14
  • May 25 Theodore Morse, composer, dies at 51
  • May 25 Lyubov Popova, Russian painter (b. 1889)
  • May 26 Johann Heinrich Beck, composer, dies at 67
  • May 26 Victor Herbert, Irish/US cellist/composer/conductor, dies at 65
  • May 29 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid/London), dies

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Jun 3 Franz Kafka, Czech writer (Trial, Amerika, Metamorphosis), dies at 40

Writer Franz Kafka
Writer
Franz Kafka
  • Jun 8 Andrew Irvine, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1902)

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Jun 8 George Leigh Mallory, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1886)

Mountain Climber George Mallory
Mountain Climber
George Mallory
  • Jun 10 Giacomo Matteotti, Italian socialist deputy, assassinated by fascists
  • Jun 11 Alexander F de Savornin Lohmann Jr, Dutch minister (CHU), dies at 87
  • Jun 11 Theodore Dubois, composer, dies at 86
  • Jun 23 Cecil [James] Sharp, English folk musician, dies at 64
  • Jun 30 Jacob Israel de Haan, Dutch poet/writer (Pypelyntjes), dies at 42
  • Jul 10 Johannes B van Heutsz, gov-gen of Dutch Indies (1904-09), dies at 73
  • Jul 23 Frank Frost Abbott, American classical scholar (b. 1850)
  • Jul 27 Ferruccio Busoni, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 58

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Aug 3 Joseph Conrad, Polish/British writer (Heart of Darkness), dies at 66

Novelist Joseph Conrad
Novelist
Joseph Conrad
  • Aug 6 John Henry Roberts, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 7 Camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49
  • Aug 9 Jacob P Vis, Dutch founder (NV Royal Salt Industries), dies at 66
  • Aug 13 Julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56
  • Aug 17 Pavel S "Paul" Urysohn, Russian mathematician, drowns at 26
  • Aug 17 Tom Kendall, cricketer (14 wickets in Australia's 1st two Tests), dies
  • Aug 25 Mariano Álvarez, Filipino general (b. 1818)
  • Sep 10 Walter Lees, cricketer (26 wkts on 5 Tests Eng v SA 1905-06), dies
  • Sep 11 Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer, dies at 57
  • Sep 13 Pekka Hannikainen, composer, dies at 69
  • Sep 15 Anthony Johnson Showalter, American gospel composer, dies at 66
  • Sep 18 Francis Herbert Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism), dies
  • Sep 19 Alick Bannerman, cricketer (28 Tests for Australia, 1108 runs), dies
  • Oct 5 Joseph Vezina, composer, dies at 75
  • Oct 5 Tom Campbell, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, ct 7 stp 1), dies
  • Oct 6 Jacques Oppenheim, lawyer, dies at 75
  • Oct 7 Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Christian Philosophy), dies at 71
  • Oct 9 Valery Bryusov, Russian writer and critic (b. 1873)
  • Oct 12 Anatole France, writer, dies at 80
  • Oct 12 Monroe A Althouse, composer, dies at 71
  • Oct 13 Anatole France, [Jacques Thibault], writer (Ecrivain Francais), dies
  • Oct 21 Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 76
  • Oct 29 Frances Hodgson Burnett, British born American playwright and children's author ("Little Lord Fauntleroy"), dies at 74
  • Nov 4 Gabriel Urbain Faure, French composer (Requiem), dies at 79
  • Nov 4 Richard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (b. 1843)
  • Nov 7 Hans Thoma, German painter, dies at 75
  • Nov 8 Sergey Mikhaylovich Lyapunov, composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 9 Henry Cabot Lodge, American Senator (b. 1850)
  • Nov 16 Alexander Andreyevich Archangel'sky, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 16 Edward Everett Rice, composer, dies at 75
  • Nov 19 Lee Stack, British sirdar in Egypt/gov-gen of Sudan, murdered
  • Nov 19 Thomas Ince, American film director (b. 1882)
  • Nov 21 Florence Harding, American First Lady (b. 1860)
  • Nov 22 Herman Heijermans Jr, author (On Hope, Heap of Blessing), dies

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Nov 29 Giacomo Puccini, Italian composer (Mme Butterfly), dies in Brussels at 65

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Composer
Giacomo Puccini