What Happened in 1925

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 314

  • Jan 1st Norway's capital Christiania changes name to Oslo
  • Jan 1st 11th Rose Bowl: Notre Dame beats Stanford, 27-10
  • Jan 2nd Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region established (now in Tadzhik SSR)

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Jan 3rd Benito Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/becomes dictator

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Jan 4th French psychologist Emil Coué brings his self-esteem therapy to US "Every day in every way I am getting better & better"
  • Jan 5th James Gleason & Richard Tabers "Is zat so?" premieres in NYC
  • Jan 5th Nellie Taylor Ross became governor of Wyoming, 1st woman governor in USA
  • Jan 5th Under Polish control, Danzig establishes Port Gdansk post office
  • Jan 5th French Baseball Federation awards silver medals to John McGraw, Charlie Comiskey, & Hugh Jennings

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Jan 6th Paavo Nurmi, sets indoor record, 4:13.6 mile & 14:44.6 5,000m

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi
  • Jan 6th Mussolini forms a cabinet composed entirely of Fascists in Italy
  • Jan 7th Musical "Big Boy" with Al Jolson premieres in NYC
  • Jan 8th 1st all-female US state supreme court appointed, Texas
  • Jan 9th German Postal Minister A Hofle resigns due to corruption
  • Jan 10th France-Saarland forms
  • Jan 10th Miriam (Ma) Ferguson sworn in as TX gov, nation's 2nd woman governor
  • Jan 10th Allies refuse to evacuate the Cologne area of Germany as agreed

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Jan 11th Frank Kellogg replaces Charles Hughes on as US Sect of State

US Secretary of State Frank Kellogg
US Secretary of State
Frank Kellogg
  • Jan 12th John Howard Lawson's "Processional" premieres in NYC
  • Jan 14th Alban Berg's atonale opera "Wozzeck" premieres in Berlin
  • Jan 15th Hans Luther forms German government, with DNVP
  • Jan 16th Gen M Froense replaces Trotsky as People's Commissioner of Defense

ReplacementLeadership Contest

Jan 16th In the aftermath of Lenin's death, Stalin and Trotsky battle for leadership; today, Trotsky resigns as chairman of the Russian Revolutionary Military Council

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky
  • Jan 19th -48°F (-44°C), Van Buren, Maine (state record)
  • Jan 20th The Soviet and Japan sign a convention resuming relations: Russia agrees to limit revolutionary activity of the Third Communist International, while Japan agrees to leave the Sakhalin
  • Jan 21st Albanian parliament announces itself a republic; Ahmed Zogoe president
  • Jan 22nd Albania Republic proclaimed under Pres Achmed Zogu
  • Jan 24th Moving picture of a solar eclipse taken from dirigible over Long Island
  • Jan 24th Sandler follows Branting as premier of Sweden
  • Jan 28th -46°F (-43°C), Pittsburgh, New Hampshire (state record)
  • Jan 29th British Liberal Party chooses David Lloyd George as leader
  • Jan 30th Turkish government throws out Constantine VI of Constantinople
  • Jan 31st Premier Ahmed Zogu becomes president of Angola
  • Jan 31st 18th Women's Australasian Championships: Daphne Akhurst beats Esna Boyd (1-6, 8-6, 6-4)
  • Jan 31st 18th Men's Australasian Championships: James Anderson beats Gerald Patterson (11-9, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3)
  • Feb 1st 1st national conference of KPD's Rotfrontkämpferbund in Berlin
  • Feb 2nd Belgian episcopacy rejects liberalism, communism & socialism
  • Feb 2nd Dogsleds reach Nome with emergency diphtheria serum after 1000-km
  • Feb 2nd NL holds Golden Jubilee Year meeting at same hotel where NL began
  • Feb 8th Kaufman & Berlin's "cocoanuts" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 8th Marcus Garvey enters federal prison in Atlanta
  • Feb 9th German Minister Stresemann proposes security treaty with France
  • Feb 9th Haifa Technion (Israel) opens
  • Feb 10th 1st waterless gas storage tank put into service, Michigan City, Ind
  • Feb 10th AL decides to alternate leagues for game 1 of World Series each year
  • Feb 12th 1st federal arbitration law approved by Congress
  • Feb 12th E Thieffry departs with Handley Page for the Belgian Congo
  • Feb 12th Estonia bans communist Party
  • Feb 13th US Congress makes Surpreme Court appeal more difficult
  • Feb 14th State of emergency crisis in Bavaria ends, NSDAP re-allowed
  • Feb 21st 1st issue of "New Yorker" magazine published
  • Feb 21st Mass meeting of SPD's Reichsbanner Black-Red-Gold in Magdeburg
  • Feb 24th Thermite explosive 1st used to break up ice jam, Waddington, NY
  • Feb 25th Glacier Bay National Monument established in Alaska
  • Feb 25th US Women's Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran
  • Feb 25th US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles
  • Feb 25th The diplomatic relations between Japan and the Soviet Union were established.
  • Feb 26th Jihad against Turkish government

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Feb 27th Hitler resurrects NSDAP political party in Munich

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Feb 27th Test Cricket debut of Clarrie Grimmett, who took 5-45 & 6-37 v England
  • Feb 28th "Tea For Two" by Marion Harris hits #1
  • Feb 28th Congress authorizes a special handling stamp
  • Feb 28th Longest win streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history (9 games)
  • Feb 28th Theater Museum of Amsterdam forms
  • Mar 2nd Dutch Socialists demand drastic disarmament
  • Mar 2nd Japan's House of Representatives recognizes male suffrage
  • Mar 2nd Nationwide road numbering system & US shield marker adopted
  • Mar 2nd SDAP-Second-Faction of parliament demands drastic disarmament
  • Mar 4th US President Coolidge's inauguration broadcast live on 21 radio stations
  • Mar 4th Swain's Island (near American Samoa) annexed by US
  • Mar 6th Belgium annexes Eupen, Malmö dy & Sankt Vith
  • Mar 7th American Negro Congress organizes
  • Mar 9th Pink's War, the first RAF operation conducted independently of the Army or Navy, begins.
  • Mar 10th Walter Mittelholzer is 1st to flies over Demawend mountain, Iran
  • Mar 12th British government of Baldwin refuses to ratify Geneva agreement
  • Mar 13th NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Arenas in 2 games
  • Mar 13th Tennessee makes it unlawful to teach evolution
  • Mar 18th (8) 60-MPH tornadoes speed Mo, In, Il, Ky, & Tn kills 689

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Mar 19th Angelo G Roncalli (later Pope John XXIII) becomes a bishop

  • Mar 21st Edinburgh's Murreyfield Stadium officially opens
  • Mar 21st Iran adopts Khorshidi solar Hijrah calendar
  • Mar 21st The Butler Act, a Tennessee statue, is passed prohibiting the teaching of evolution
  • Mar 23rd Tennessee becomes 1st state to outlaw teaching theory of evolution
  • Mar 24th KSL-AM in Salt Lake City UT begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 27th 84th Grand National: Maj. John Wilson aboard Double Chance wins

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Mar 30th Stalin supports rights of non-Serbian Yugoslavians

Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin
Soviet Union Premier
Joseph Stalin
  • Mar 30th Stanley Cup: Vict Cougars (WCHL) beat Canadiens (NHL), 3 games to 1
  • Mar 31st WOWO-AM, Ft Wayne Indiana begins radio transmission (500 watts)
  • Apr 1st 1st transmission of Danish state radio
  • Apr 1st Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925]
  • Apr 3rd Great Britain goes back to gold standard
  • Apr 3rd Netherlands & Belgium sign accord of Westerschelde
  • Apr 5th Belgian Workers Party wins parliamentary election

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Apr 5th Yankees whip Dodgers in exhibition 16-9 but Babe Ruth collapses in NC due to an ulcer

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

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Apr 10th Scribners publishes "The Great Gatsby" by F Scott Fitzgerald

  • Apr 11th Abd el-Krims Rifkabylen beats French army in Morocco
  • Apr 13th Virginia Theater (ANTA, Guild) opens at 245 W 52nd St NYC

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 660

  • Jan 1st George Conner, NFL tackle, linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Jan 1st Valentina Cortesa, Milan Italy, actress (Kidnap Syndicate)
  • Jan 1st Matthew "Stymie" Beard, American actor (d. 1981)
  • Jan 1st Raymond Pellegrin, French actor
  • Jan 2nd Andry Maryanovich Nikodemovich, composer
  • Jan 2nd William J Crowe Jr, Kentucky, chairman joint chief of staff
  • Jan 2nd Larry Harmon, American entertainer and TV producer (d. 2008)
  • Jan 4th Veikko Hakulinen, Finland, 30K/50K cross country skier (Oly-gold-1956)
  • Jan 5th Wolf Morris, actor (Decoy)
  • Jan 6th John Z DeLorean, former automaker (DeLorean)
  • Jan 7th Gerald Malcolm Durrell, Britain, zoologist/writer (Mockery Bird)
  • Jan 8th James Saunders, English chemist/playwright (Ark)
  • Jan 8th Helmuth Hubener, German activist (d. 1942)
  • Jan 9th Abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist
  • Jan 9th Lee Van Cleef, NJ, actor (For a Few Dollars More, Escape from NY)
  • Jan 12th Bill Burrud, host (Safari to Adventure, Animal World), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jan 12th Laurentiu Profeta, composer
  • Jan 12th Ralph Legall, cricket wicket-keeper (WI v India 1954)
  • Jan 12th Scottie MacGregor, American actress
  • Jan 13th Gwen Verdon, LA, actress/singer/dancer (Cotton Club, Sweet Charity)
  • Jan 13th Rosemary Murphy, American actress (Margaret-Lucas Tanner), born in Munich, Germany, (d. 2014)
  • Jan 14th Yukio Mishima, Japan, novelist (Temple of Golden Pavilion)
  • Jan 14th Louis Quilico, Canadian baritone (d. 2000)
  • Jan 15th Keith Bentley, international racing cyclist
  • Jan 15th Ruth Slenczynska, pianist, born in Sacramento, California
  • Jan 17th A H Kardar, cricketer (Pak 1st Test capt, prev played for India)
  • Jan 17th Annie Delorie, Dutch opera singer (Scenes & Arias)
  • Jan 17th Duane Hanson, US sculptor
  • Jan 17th Robert Cormier, American author (d. 2000)
  • Jan 17th Edgar Ray Killen, American convict, former preacher and K.K.K. member
  • Jan 18th Anthony Joly de Lotbiniere, TV producer
  • Jan 18th Gilles Deleuze, philosopher
  • Jan 18th Roepie Kruize, Dutch field hockey player (Olympic-Bronze-48/Silver-52)
  • Jan 19th Nina [Mary] Bawden, English author (Afternoon of a Good Woman), (d. 2012)
  • Jan 20th Ernesto Cardenal, Nicaraguan Catholic priest, politician and writer, born in Granada, Nicaragua
  • Jan 20th Edwin Gordon, VOA correspondant, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 20th Eugen Gomringer, writer
  • Jan 20th George Connol, NFL Hall-of-Famer
  • Jan 21st Oswald "Ossie" Stevens Nock, railway writer
  • Jan 22nd Leslie Silver, English paint manufacturer/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 23rd Marty Paich, orchestra leader (Sonny & Cher, Glenn Campbell), born in Oakland, California

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Jan 24th Maria Tallchief, Fairfax Ok, ballerina, (d. 2013)

Ballerina Maria Tallchief
Ballerina
Maria Tallchief
  • Jan 24th William Hudson, California, actor (I Led 3 Lives)
  • Jan 25th Eric Dempster, cricketer (NZ slow bowl of mid-50's, bowling avg 109.5)
  • Jan 25th Giorgos Zampetas, Greek musician and songwriter (d. 1992)
  • Jan 26th David Jenkins, Bishop (Durham)
  • Jan 26th Desmond Cassidi, British admiral
  • Jan 26th Joan Leslie, actress (High Sierra, Yankee Doodle Dandy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)

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Jan 26th Paul Newman, racer/popcorn mogul/actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
  • Jan 26th Claude Ryan, Quebec newspaper editor (d. 2004)
  • Jan 27th Geoffrey Tucker, British political consultant
  • Jan 27th John Bury, British stage designer who worked with Peter Hall (d. 2000)
  • Jan 28th Henry Harris, British professor of medicine
  • Jan 29th Anthony George, Endicott NY, actor (Untouchables, Checkmate)
  • Jan 29th Lane of Horsell, Lord
  • Jan 29th Pier Tania (Meinte Piet), radio/TV host (ANP, De Bezetting)
  • Jan 30th Dorothy Malone, American actress (At Gunpoint, Night & Day, Peyton Place), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 30th Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist, (d. 2013)
  • Jan 31st Benjamin Hooks, civil rights leader
  • Jan 31st Charles Aidman, Frankfort Ind, narrator (New Twilight Zone)
  • Jan 31st Fred Catherwood, British politician, Vice President of the European Parliament 1989-1992, born in Castledawson, County Londonderry (d. 2014)
  • Feb 2nd David Abell Wood, priest
  • Feb 2nd Michel Paul Philippot, composer
  • Feb 2nd Elaine Stritch, American actress (30 Rock, Two's Company), singer and member of the American Theater Hall of Fame, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2014)
  • Feb 3rd John Fiedler, Platville Wisc, actor (Mr Peterson-Newhart)
  • Feb 3rd Joop C Swart, Dutch publisher/founder (World Press Photo)
  • Feb 3rd Leon Schlumpf, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • Feb 4th Russell Hoban, US children's book author (Riddley Walker/Pilgermann)
  • Feb 7th Arthur Berry, English artist and playwright , born in Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent (d. 1994)
  • Feb 7th Herbert Eisenreich, Austrian writer, born in Linz (d. 1986)
  • Feb 7th Marius Constant, Rumania, Dutch composer/conductor (Paradise Lost)
  • Feb 7th Romolo Valli, actor (Bobby Deerfield, Fistful of Dynamite, La Viaccia)
  • Feb 8th Alvin Brehm, composer

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Feb 8th Jack Lemmon, actor (Days of Wine & Roses, Missing), born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Feb 8th Raimondo d'Inzeo, It, equestrian (Oly-gold/2 silver/3 bronze-1948-76)
  • Feb 9th Vic Wertz, baseball player
  • Feb 9th Burkhard Heim, German physicist (d. 2001)
  • Feb 11th Kim Stanley, [Patricia Reid], actress (Right Stuff), born in Tularosa New Mexico (d. 2001)
  • Feb 11th Peter Berger, British vice-admiral
  • Feb 11th Virginia E Johnson, doctor/sexologist (Masters & Johnson)
  • Feb 12th Sir Anthony Berry, British politician (d. 1984)
  • Feb 12th Joan Mitchell, Chicago USA, American painter and printmaker
  • Feb 13th Gene [Eugene] Ames, singer (Ames Brothers), born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 1997)
  • Feb 13th Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author
  • Feb 14th Elliot Lawrence, orchestra leader (Guide Right, Howard Cosell), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 16th David Emms, director (London Goodenough Trust for Overseas Graduates)
  • Feb 16th PER Bailey, director (Gatwick & Stansted Airports)
  • Feb 16th Carlos Paredes, Portuguese guitar master (d. 2004)
  • Feb 17th Fritz Behrendt, German/Dutch cartoon character (The Slogan)
  • Feb 17th Hal Holbrook, actor (All the President's Men, Mark Twain), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 17th Ron Goodwin, English composer and conductor (d. 2003)
  • Feb 18th George Kennedy, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Airport, Blue Knight), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Feb 18th Marcel Barbeau, Quebec artist
  • Feb 19th Jindrich Feld, composer
  • Feb 19th Leslie Laing, Linstead Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Feb 20th Alex La Guma, Cape Town South Africa, novelist (A Walk in the Night)
  • Feb 20th Pramudya Ananta Tur, Javanese author (Anak semua bangsa)
  • Feb 20th Robert Altman, director (The Player, M*A*S*H), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Feb 20th Heinz Kluncker, German trade union leader
  • Feb 21st Al Fann, actor (Alvin-He's the Mayor), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 26th Politician Seán MacBride (21) weds Catalina Bulfin in Dublin, Ireland

Irish Politician and Chief of Staff of the IRA Seán MacBride
Irish Politician and Chief of Staff of the IRA
Seán MacBride

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 28th Actress Gloria Swanson (25) weds aristocrat Henri de la Falaise (26) in Paris, France

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 7th Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (29) weds actress Estelle Taylor (30)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey
  • Apr 15th Russian writer ("Lolita") Vladimir Nabokov (26) marries fellow Russian writer Vera Evseevna Slonim (23) in Berlin

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 23rd Film producer Samuel Goldwyn (42) weds actress Frances Howard (21)

Hollywood Mogul Samuel Goldwyn
Hollywood Mogul
Samuel Goldwyn

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 7th Three Stooges leader Moe Howard (28) weds Helen Schonberger

Comedian Moe Howard
Comedian
Moe Howard

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 4th American writer ("Gone with the Wind") Margaret Mitchell (24) marries 2nd husband John Marsh (29)

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 13th Film producer and co-founder of Walt Disney Productions Walt Disney (23) weds Lillian Bounds (26) at Lewiston's Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Lewiston, Idaho

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 4th Economist John Maynard Keynes (42) weds ballerina Lydia Lopokova

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 8th China's Premier Zhou Enlai (27) weds Deng Yingchao (21) in Guangzhou

Premier of the People's Republic of China Zhou Enlai
Premier of the People's Republic of China
Zhou Enlai

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 11th Physicist James Chadwick (33) weds Aileen Stewart-Brown

Physicist James Chadwick
Physicist
James Chadwick

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 22nd Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson (28) weds teacher Maryon Elspeth Moody (23)

Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson
Prime Minister of Canada
Lester B. Pearson

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 25th Suffragette Kate Sheppard (78) weds printer and author William Sidney Lovell-Smith (72) in Christchurch, New Zealand

Suffragette Kate Sheppard
Suffragette
Kate Sheppard

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 4th Jurist Earl Warren (34) weds Nina Elisabeth Palmquist Meyers

Jurist and Governor of California Earl Warren
Jurist and Governor of California
Earl Warren

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 27th Inventor George Gallup (24) weds Ophelia Smith Miller

Inventor of the Gallup Poll George Gallup
Inventor of the Gallup Poll
George Gallup

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Aug 5th Turkish President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (44) divorces wife Latife Hanim after 2 years of marriage

President and founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
President and founder of the Republic of Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 107

  • Jan 12th Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85
  • Jan 14th Willem Devout, self employed (V & Dreesmann), dies
  • Jan 25th Ivan Vucetic, Croatian anthropologist (b. 1858)
  • Jan 30th Jakab Gyula Major, composer, dies at 66
  • Jan 30th John F Mellaerts, Flemish social founder (Boerenbond), dies at 79
  • Feb 2nd Antti Aarne, Finnish sociologist, dies at 57

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Feb 2nd Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, dies at 51

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden
  • Feb 18th James Lane Allen, US writer (Choir Invisible), dies at 75
  • Feb 21st Alfred Baldwin Sloan, composer, dies at 52
  • Feb 22nd Georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister, dies at 72
  • Feb 22nd Nina David, [Mrs Radcliffe N Salomon], poet/author, dies
  • Feb 22nd Thomas C Allbutt, English physiologist, dies at 88
  • Feb 24th Hjalmar Branting, Prime Minister of Sweden, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1860)
  • Feb 25th Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, composer, dies at 81
  • Feb 28th Friedrich Ebert, soc-dem president Germany, dies
  • Mar 4th Moritz Moszkowski, Polish/German composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 4th James Ward, English psychologist and philosopher (b. 1843)
  • Mar 4th John Montgomery Ward, American baseball player (b. 1860)
  • Mar 10th John Fillmore Hayford, American Geodesist (theory of isostasy, geodesy science), dies at 56
  • Mar 11th Andreas Hallen, composer, dies at 78
  • Mar 12th Sun Yat-sen, Chinese revolutionary leader, dies at 58
  • Mar 13th Lucille Ricksen, American actress (b. 1909)
  • Mar 14th Walter Camp, father of American football, dies at 65
  • Mar 20th George N Curzon, British Foreign minister (1919-22), dies at 66
  • Mar 23rd Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general/minister of War, dies at 76
  • Mar 27th Carl G Neumann, German mathematician/physicist, dies at 92
  • Mar 30th Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher (anthroposophy), dies at 64
  • Apr 1st Francis William Davenport, composer, dies at 77
  • Apr 14th Pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54
  • Apr 15th John Singer Sargent, US portrait painter, dies at 69
  • Apr 18th Charles Ebbets, Pres (Dodgers), dies
  • Apr 22nd Andre Caplet, composer, dies at 46
  • Apr 23rd Andre Caplet, French composer (Le miroir de Jesus), dies at 45
  • Apr 25th George Stephanescu, composer, dies at 81
  • Apr 28th Louis F J Bouwmeester, actor (Shakespeare), dies
  • May 7th William Hesketh Lever, First Viscount Leverhulme (b. 1851)
  • May 12th Alfred Milner, British governor (Cape Colony)/minister, dies at 71
  • May 12th Amy Lowell, writer, dies at 51
  • May 12th Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer, dies at 82
  • May 12th Amy Lowell, American poet (b. 1874)
  • May 13th Boris V Savinkov, Russian writer/terrorist, dies
  • May 14th Henry Rider Haggard, English writer (Dawn, She), dies
  • May 22nd John [Denton Pinkstone] French, British field marshall (WWI), dies at 72
  • May 27th Ed McKeever, pres (Bkln Dodgers), dies of pneumonia
  • May 30th Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, German historian (b. 1876)
  • Jun 4th Gheorghe Dima, composer, dies at 77
  • Jun 4th Pierre Louys, [PF Louis], French writer (Aphrodite), dies
  • Jun 16th Chittaranjan Das, Indian patriot and freedom fighter (b. 1870)
  • Jun 16th Emmett Hardy, American musician (b. 1903)
  • Jun 20th Wilhelm Posse, composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 20th Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (b. 1842)
  • Jun 21st Jan H Leopold, poet/classical (translated Omar Khayyam), dies at 60
  • Jun 22nd Felix Klein, German mathematician (b. 1849)
  • Jul 1st Erik Satie, French composer (Dreamy Fish), dies at 59
  • Jul 1st Jan P Veth, Dutch painter/lithographer/art historian, dies at 61
  • Jul 5th Hjalmar Borgstrom, composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 7th Clarence Hudson White American photographer (b.. 1871)
  • Jul 13th Gerben Postma [Ids], Fries writer (Lytse Fryske Spraekleare), dies
  • Jul 14th Pancho Villa, Filipino world boxing champion (b. 1901)
  • Jul 18th Louis Nazaire Bégin, Roman Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Quebec (b. 1840)

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Jul 26th William Jennings Bryan, American orator and statesman known as "The Great Commoner", dies at 65

US Politician William Jennings Bryan
US Politician
William Jennings Bryan
  • Jul 26th Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver (b. 1888)
  • Jul 26th Gottlob Frege, German Mathematician, dies at 76
  • Aug 1st John Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61
  • Aug 3rd William Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies
  • Aug 4th Alfons Van de Perre, Flemish physician, dies
  • Aug 5th Jennie Lee (actor), American actress (b. 1848)
  • Aug 15th Konrad Mägi, Estonian artist (b. 1878)
  • Aug 17th Ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer of Romanian origin (b. 1848)
  • Aug 25th Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Austro-Hungarian field marshal (b. 1852)
  • Sep 7th John Wesley Work Jr., 1st African-American collector of folk songs and spirituals, dies at 52 or 54
  • Sep 7th René [Raphael] Viviani, French premier (1914-15), dies
  • Sep 16th Leo Fall, Austria operetta composer (That Pink von Stambul), dies at 52
  • Sep 16th Alexander Alexandrovich Friedman, Russian physicist (b. 1888)
  • Sep 29th E Runar Schildt, Finnish writer (Galgmannen), dies at 36
  • Sep 29th Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920), dies at 74
  • Sep 30th Philip Hutchinson, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1889), dies
  • Oct 7th Hubert Platt Main, composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 7th Christy Mathewson, American baseball player (b. 1880)
  • Oct 8th Abraham PC of Karnebeek, liberal foreign minister (1918-27), dies
  • Oct 11th Karl M Lybeck, Fin/Swedish language poet (Samlade Arbeten), dies at 71
  • Oct 23rd Vyacheslav Gavrilovich Karatigin, composer, dies at 50
  • Oct 24th Jindrich S Baar, Czech pastor/writer (Lusy), dies at 56
  • Oct 27th Wilhelm Gericke, composer, dies at 80
  • Oct 31st Max Linder, actor (Man in the Silk Hat), dies at 41
  • Nov 2nd Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 65
  • Nov 6th Khải Định, Emperor of Vietnam
  • Nov 9th Daniel Josephus Jitta, lawyer/Dutch state advisor, dies at 71
  • Nov 12th Roman Statkowski, composer, dies at 65
  • Nov 14th Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 20th Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain, dies at 80
  • Nov 26th Johannes Haarklou, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 27th Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter, dies
  • Nov 29th Karl Flodin, Finnish composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 1st Vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 2nd Julio Garreta, composer, dies at 50
  • Dec 5th Wilhelmina E Drucker, [Lensing], Dutch feminist, dies at 78
  • Dec 6th Dat So la Lee "Dabuda" or Louise Keyser, Native American (Washoe) basket weaver dies aged about 96
  • Dec 9th Eugene Gigout, composer, dies at 81
  • Dec 17th A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies