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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 264

Jan 1st - 1st US air-conditioned office building opens, San Antonio
Jan 1st - Algemeene Vereeniging Radio Omroep (AVRO) begins broadcasting (Neth)
Jan 2nd - 14th Rose Bowl: Stanford beats Pittsburgh, 7-6
Jan 6th - Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Mortalium animos (against oecumene)
Jan 9th - Eugene O'Neill's "Marco Millions" premieres in NYC
Jan 10th - G/I Gershwin/Romberg/Wodehouse's musical "Rosalie," premieres in NYC
Jan 10th - Soviet Union orders exile of Leon Trotsky
Jan 12th - Philip Barry & Elmer Rice's "Cock Robin" premieres in NYC
Jan 13th - RCA and GE install three test television sets in homes in Schenectady, New York allowing American inventor E.F.W. Alexanderson to demonstrate the first home television receiver which delivered a poor and unsteady 1.5 square inch picture
Jan 17th - 1st fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented
Jan 23rd - "The Adventure of the Good Soldier Schweik" premieres in Berlin
Jan 28th - Christopher Hornsrud chosen PM of Norway
Russian Revolutionary Leon TrotskyRussian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky Jan 30th - 1st radio telephone connection between Netherlands & US
Jan 30th - Bradman scores 134 not out (225 mins, 13 fours) NSW v Vic
Jan 30th - Eugene O'Neill's "Strange Interlude" premieres in NYC
Jan 30th - 21st Women's Australian Championships: Daphne Akhurst beats Esna Boyd (7-5, 6-2)
Jan 30th - 21st Men's Australian Championships: Jean Borotra beats Ronald Cummings (6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 5-7, 6-3)
Jan 31st - Scotch tape 1st marketed by 3-M Company
Feb 3rd - Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black reports his findings on the ancient human fossils found at Zhoukoudian, China in the journal Nature and declares them to be a new species he names 'Sinanthropus pekinensis' (now known as 'Homo erectus')
Feb 7th - 1st solo England to Australia flight takes off (Bert Hinkler)
Feb 8th - 1st transatlantic TV image received, Hartsdale, NY
Paleoanthropologist Davidson BlackPaleoanthropologist Davidson Black Feb 8th - Scottish inventor Joh Logie Baird demonstrates colourTV
Feb 11th - 2nd Winter Olympic games opens in St Moritz, Switzerland
Feb 19th - 2nd Winter Olympic games close at St Moritz, Switzerland
Feb 19th - Canadian hockey team wins 3rd consecutive gold medal
Feb 22nd - 1st solo England to Australia flight lands (Bert Hinkler)
Mar 1st - Paul Whiteman & orchestra record "Ol' Man River" for Victor Records
Mar 4th - "Bunion Run" race from LA to NYC begins; It is won by Andy Payne
Mar 5th - Karl Zuckmayer's "Der Hauptmann von Köpenick" premieres in Berlin
Mar 10th - Christine Collins' son, Walter Collins, disappears in Los Angeles
Mar 11th - Netherlands & Belgium tie 1-1 (soccer match in Amsterdam)
Mar 12th - In California, the St. Francis Dam fails, killing over 600 people.
Mar 13th - Rudolph Friml's musical "Three Musketeers" premieres in NYC
Mar 15th - Benito Mussolini modifies Italy electoral system (abolishes right to choose)
Italian Dictator Benito MussoliniItalian Dictator Benito Mussolini Mar 19th - "Amos & Andy" debuts on radio (NBC Blue Network-WMAQ Chicago)
Mar 22nd - Noel Coward's musical "This Year of Grace" premieres in London
Mar 27th - KGB-AM in San Diego CA begins radio transmissions
Mar 27th - US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
Mar 27th - US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
Mar 29th - Yeshiva College (now University) chartered (NYC)
Mar 30th - 87th Grand National: Mr. William Dutton aboard Tipperary Tim wins
Apr 1st - Chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse
Apr 7th - 44-yr old NY Ranger GM Lester Patrick replaces his injured goaltender in a Stanley Cup game, & beats Montreal Maroons 2-1
Apr 9th - Eugene O'Neill's "Lazarus Laughed" premieres in Pasadena
Apr 9th - Mae West's NYC debut in a daring new play "Diamond Lil"
Apr 9th - Top-Oss soccer team forms in Oss
Apr 9th - Turkey passes separation of church & state
Actress Mae WestActress Mae West Apr 13th - 1st trans atlantic flight Europe-US (Fitzmaurice-von Hunefeld-Köhl)
Apr 14th - Maddus Airlines starts 1st regular passenger flights between SF & LA
Apr 14th - Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Montreal Maroons, 3 games to 2
Apr 15th - Alioto's on Fisherman's Wharf (SF) forms
Apr 19th - 32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:37:07.8
Apr 19th - Japanese troops occupies Sjantung-schiereiland
Apr 19th - Yanks are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926
Apr 19th - The 125th and final fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary is published.
Apr 24th - Fathometer, which measures underwater depth, patented
Apr 25th - Buddy, a German Shepherd, becomes 1st guide dog for a US citizen Morris Frank
Apr 26th - Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London
Apr 30th - Cherkess Autonomous Region forms in RSFSR (until 1957)
May 1st - 6 children die & 10 injured by hailstones in Klausenburg, Romania
May 1st - Drunken fascist Erich Wichman attacks VARA-radio transmitter
May 1st - Lei Day begun (a Hawaiian celebration)
May 1st - Pitcairn Airlines (later Eastern) begins service
May 1st - Rotterdam soccer team Black White '28 forms
May 2nd - KPQ-AM in Wenatchee WA begins radio transmissions
May 3rd - Japanese atrocities in Jinan, China.
May 7th - The United Kingdom lowers age of women voters from 30 to 21
May 7th - Pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder for (Bridge of San Luis Rey)
May 10th - WGY, Schenectady begins regular TV programming
May 11th - 53rd Preakness: Raymond Sonny Workman aboard Victorian wins in 2:00.2
Golfer Walter HagenGolfer Walter Hagen May 11th - 63rd British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 292 at Royal St George's
May 11th - General Electric opens 1st TV-station (Schenectady, NY)
May 12th - Benito Mussolini ends women's rights in Italy
May 12th - Opium laws enforced
May 14th - John McGraw is knocked down by a taxicab & suffers a broken leg
May 15th - Mickey Mouse made his 1st ever appearance in silent film "Plane Crazy"
May 17th - 9th modern Olympic games opens in Amsterdam
May 19th - 54th Kentucky Derby: Chick Lang aboard Reigh Count wins in 2:10.4
May 19th - "Firedamp" explodes in Mather Pa coal mine killing 195 of 273 miners
May 19th - 51 frogs enter 1st annual "Frog Jumping Jubilee" (Angel's Camp, Cal)
May 22nd - US Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act
May 23rd - Bomb attack on Italians embassy in Buenos Aires, 22 die
May 24th - Record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field, as Yanks beat A's 9-7
May 24th - Umberto Nobile flies airship over North Pole again
May 26th - A's commit 7 errors & lose to Yanks 7-4
May 28th - Dodge Brothers Inc & Chrysler Corp merged
May 29th - Fritz von Opel reaches 200 kph in experimental rocket car
May 30th - Indianapolis 500: Louis Meyer wins in 5:01:33.725 (160.101 km/h)
May 31st - 1st aerial crossing of Pacific takes off from Oakland
May 31st - Charlie Hallows scores his 1,000th run of Cricket season
Jun 2nd - Velveeta Cheese created by Kraft
Jun 4th - President of the Republic of China Zhang Zuolin is assassinated by Japanese agents.
Jun 4th - 33rd Men's French Championships: Henri Cochet beats Rene Lacoste (5-7, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3)
Jun 4th - 33rd Women's French Championships: Helen Wills beats Eileen Bennett (6-1, 6-2)
Jun 8th - 1st US-to-Australia flight lands (Sir Charles Kingford)
Jun 9th - 60th Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Vito wins in 2:33.2
Jun 9th - Charles Kingsford-Smith & Charles Ulm are 1st to fly across the Pacific when they end their flight from California to Brisbane
Director Alfred HitchcockDirector Alfred Hitchcock Jun 11th - Alfred Hitchcock's film, "Case Of Jonathan Drew," (or "The Lodger") is released
Jun 12th - NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 2 triples & 2 HRs to be White Sox 15-7
Jun 14th - Republican National Convention, meeting in KC, nominates Herbert Hoover for President

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 692

Jan 1st - Ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (The French Connection)
Jan 1st - Khan Mohammad, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests)
Jan 2nd - Dan Rostenkowski, (Rep-D-Il, -94)
Jan 2nd - Gerhard Amanshauser, writer
Jan 2nd - Harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point)
Jan 2nd - Howard Caine, Nashville TN, actor (Brushfire)
Jan 2nd - Tiberiu Olah, composer
Jan 2nd - Vaughn Beals, Cambridge Massachusetts, CEO (Harley Davidson motorcycle)
Jan 2nd - Avie Bennett, Canadian philanthropist
Jan 2nd - Daisaku Ikeda, Japanese writer
Jan 3rd - Frank Ross Anderson, Canada, International Chess Master (1954)
Jan 5th - Imtiaz Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan wicket-keeper in 41 Tests 1952-62)
Jan 5th - Walter Fritz Mondale, (Sen-D-Minn)/42nd VP (1977-81)
Jan 5th - Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, 4th President and 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan
Jan 6th - Capucine [Germaine Lefebvre], French actress and fashion model (Pink Panther, What's New Pussycat?)
Jan 6th - George H. Ross, American businessman
Jan 7th - Rajindranath, cricketer (4 stumpings in his only Test for India)
Writer & Filmmaker William Peter BlattyWriter & Filmmaker William Peter Blatty (Jan 7th) Jan 7th - William Peter Blatty, author/director (The Exorcist), born in NYC, New York
Jan 8th - Sander Vanocur, Cleve Ohio, news anchor (NBC Weekend News)
Jan 8th - Gaston Miron, Quebec poet and editor (d. 1996)
Jan 9th - Domenico Modugno, Italy, rocker (Polignano A Mare)
Jan 9th - Fernand J St Germain, (Rep-D-RI, 1961- )
Jan 9th - Judith Krantz, author (Scruples, Princess Daisy, Dazzle), born in NYC, New York
Jan 10th - Donald Brooks, fashion designer (Emmy 1983)
Jan 10th - Wallace Berry, composer
Jan 10th - Philip Levine, American poet, born in Detroit, Michigan
Jan 11th - David L Wolper, producer (Devil's Brigade)
Jan 11th - Mitchell Ryan, Cincinnati Oh, actor (Chase, Executive Suite)
Jan 12th - Lew Gallo, Mt Kisko, actor (12 O'Clock High)
Jan 12th - Ruth Brown, American singer (d. 2006)
Jan 13th - David Sheiner, actor (Paul-Mr Novak, Norman-Diana), born in NYC, New York
Jan 13th - Gregory Walcott, Wilson NC, actor (87th Precinct)
Jan 14th - Gerald Arpino, choreographer, born in Staten Island, New York
Jan 14th - Garry Winogrand, American photographer (d. 1984)
Jan 16th - Ezra Sims, composer
Jan 16th - John William Fozard, aircraft designer
Jan 16th - William Kennedy, US writer
Jan 16th - Pilar Lorengar, Spanish soprano (d. 1996)
Jan 17th - Ken Archer, cricketer (Australian batsman, 5 Tests early 50s)
Hairdresser Vidal SassoonHairdresser Vidal Sassoon (Jan 17th) Jan 17th - Vidal Sassoon, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson), born in London, England (d. 2012)
Jan 17th - Jean Barraqué, French composer (d. 1973)
Jan 19th - Dainin Katagiri, Osaka Japan, Zen teacher, associate of Shunryu Suzuki
Jan 19th - Edward Gerard Schurmann, composer
Jan 20th - Peter Donat, Kentville Nova Scotia, (Flamingo Road, Different Story)
Jan 20th - William Berger, Austria, actress (Adventure of Hercules)
Jan 22nd - Birch Bayh, (Sen-D-Ind)
Jan 22nd - Yoshihiko Amino, Japanese historian (d. 2004)
Jan 23rd - Eugene Monti, Italy, bobsledder (Olympic-2 golds-1968)
Jan 23rd - Jeanne Moreau, Paris France, actress (Going Places, Jules & Jim)
Jan 23rd - Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, Dutch speed skater (Olympic-silver-1952)
Jan 23rd - Chico Carrasquel, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2005)
Jan 24th - Desmond Morris, English zoologist (Human Ape, Body Language)
Jan 24th - Michel Serrault, French actor (d. 2007)
Jan 25th - Eduard Shevardnadze, Soviet Georgia, foreign minister of USSR (-91)
Jan 25th - Jérôme Choquette, Quebec lawyer and politician
Jan 26th - Gene Snyder, (Rep-R-KY, 1963-65, 67- )
Jan 26th - Roger Vadim, France, director (And God Created Women, Barbarella)
Jan 27th - Jean-Michel Damase, composer
Jan 27th - Hans Modrow, a German politician, premier of East Germany
Jan 28th - MG Falcon, CEO (Norwich Union Insurance Group)
Jan 28th - Martin Sinnatt, Major-General/secretary (Kennel Club)
Jan 28th - Slade Gorton, (Sen-R-WA, 1981- )
Jan 29th - Bengt Hambraeus, composer
Jan 29th - Marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician
Jan 29th - Peter Byrne, actor (Postcards from America, Carry on Cabby)
Jan 30th - Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster
Jan 30th - Harold Prince, US producer/director (West Side Story, Evita)
Jan 30th - Mitch Leigh, composer
Jan 31st - Chuck Willis, rock vocalist (C C Rider)
Jan 31st - Eric Ash, rector (Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine)
Jan 31st - Richard Buckley, royal equerry
Jan 31st - Robert Clatworthy, English sculptor, born in Bridgwater, Somerset
Feb 1st - Eric Evans, Dean (St Paul's)
Feb 1st - Peter Gordon Dorrell, archaeologist/photographer
Feb 1st - Sam Edwards, physicist
Feb 1st - Thoams Eric Evans, dean (St Paul's)
Feb 1st - Tom Lantos, (Rep-D-CA, 1981- )
Feb 1st - Ursula Mamlok, composer
Feb 2nd - Alan Fluck, musical educationalist
Feb 2nd - Howard Caine, Nashville Tn, actor (Californians)
Feb 2nd - Luigi Ciriaco De Mita, PM of Italy (1988-89)
Feb 3rd - C V Gadkari, cricketer (Indian batsman in 6 Tests 1953-55)
Feb 4th - Dave Ketchum, Quincy Ill, actor (Agent 13-Get Smart)
Feb 5th - Andrew M Greeley, author/reverend
Feb 5th - Pananayiotis Taki Vatikiotis, middle east scholar
Feb 7th - Al "Fuzzy" Smith, baseball player
Feb 8th - Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer
Feb 8th - Jack Larson, playwright and actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
Feb 9th - Roger Mudd, news ancher (CBS Weekend News, NBC Evening News), born in Washington, D.C.
Feb 9th - Frank Frazetta, American illustrator
Feb 9th - Rinus Michels, Dutch football coach (d. 2005)
Feb 10th - Gene Taylor, (Rep-D-St Louis, 1973- )
Feb 11th - Archibald Forster, CEO (Esso UK)
Feb 11th - Conrad Janis, actor (Mork & Mindy, Quark, Bonino), born in NYC, New York
Feb 11th - Gerry Alexander, cricket wicketkeeper (WI of 50s & 60s)
Feb 11th - Raoul Cita, rocker
Feb 14th - Ben Garrido Blaz, (Rep-R-Guam, 1985- )
Feb 14th - Juan Garcia Hortelano, Spanish author (Tormenta de verano)
Feb 17th - Marta Romero, Puerto Rican actress & singer
Feb 18th - Jim McElreath, auto racer (1970 Ontario 500)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 7 of 7

Photographer Ansel AdamsPhotographer Ansel Adams (Jan 2nd) Jan 2nd - Photographer Ansel Adams (25) weds Virginia Best in Yosemite Valley
Feb 26th - Actress Mary Astor (21) weds director Kenneth Hawks (30) at her family home in Moorcrest
Mar 6th - Industrialist Oskar Schindler (19) weds Emilie Schindler (20) in Svitavy, Czech Republic
Jun 15th - "King Kong" actress Fay Wray (20) weds playwright-screenwriter John Monk Saunders (30)
Jun 16th - NY Governor Thomas Dewey (26) weds stage actress Frances Eileen Hutt
Jul 19th - Physicist Enrico Fermi (26) weds writer Laura Capon in Rome, Italy
Aug 25th - Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (61) weds dancer and writer Olga Ivanovna

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 98 of 98

Jan 6th - Alvin C Kraenzlein, track star (Olympic-4 gold-1900), dies at 51
Jan 8th - Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu, composer, dies at 61
Jan 11th - Thomas Hardy, English novelist (Far from the Madding Crowd) and poet, dies near Dorchester at 87
Jan 12th - Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair
Jan 13th - Johan Peter Koch, Danish officer/explorer, dies at 57
Jan 21st - George Goethals, American army engineer (b. 1858)
Jan 27th - Marie Verstraete, actress (Frou-Frou/Nora), dies at 74
Jan 29th - Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig/field marshal (WW I), dies at 66
Jan 30th - Douglas Haig, Brit fieldmarshal (Sudan/Boer war/WW I), dies at 66
Jan 30th - Johannes Andreas Grib Fibiger, Danish scientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1867)
Feb 1st - Hughie Jennings, American baseball player and manager (b. 1869)
Feb 4th - Hendrik A Lorentz, physicist (L transformation-Nobel 1902), dies at 74
Feb 15th - Herbert Henry Asquith, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (L, 1908-16) dies at 75
Feb 16th - Eddie Foy, American singer and dancer (b. 1856)
Feb 29th - Adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist, dies at 65
Feb 29th - Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24), dies at 66
Feb 29th - Ina Coolbrith, first poet laureate of California (b. 1841)
Mar 1st - Albert Herbert Brewer, composer, dies at 62
Mar 1st - Jacob Adolf Hagg, composer, dies at 77
Mar 3rd - Jan [Jean] T Toorop, Dutch graphic artist (3 Brides), dies at 69
Mar 7th - Robert Abbe, American surgeon (b. 1851)
Mar 18th - Paul van Ostaijen, Flemish writer (Outlawed), dies at 32
Mar 27th - Leslie Stuart, composer, dies at 64
Mar 28th - Giuseppe Ferrata, composer, dies at 63
Mar 31st - Gustave Ador, president of Austria (1919), dies at 82
Mar 31st - Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits), dies at 69
Apr 2nd - Theodore Richards, US chemist (atomic weight, Nobel 1914), dies
Apr 5th - Jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies
Apr 5th - Roy Kilner, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1924-26), dies at 38
Apr 7th - Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher (b. 1873)
Apr 13th - Luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, composer, dies at 36
Apr 16th - Henry Birks, Canadian businessman, founder of Henri Birks and Sons (b. 1840)
Apr 18th - Henryk Melcer-Szczawinski, composer, dies at 58
Apr 24th - Ferdinand B Hummel, composer, dies at 72
Apr 25th - Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron general, dies at 49
Apr 29th - Henrich Federer, Switz, writer (I Switch Off The Light), dies at 61
May 4th - Barry E Odell Pain, English writer (Punch), dies at 63
May 7th - Alexander Afanasii Spendiaryan, composer, dies at 56
May 9th - Constantin Dimitrescu, composer, dies at 81
May 16th - Edmund William Grosse, poet/author, dies
May 19th - Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer, dies at 59
May 19th - Max Scheler, German philosopher, dies at 53
May 22nd - William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54
May 31st - Ludwig Enneccerus, German leader, dies at 85
May 31st - Manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian, dies at 60
Jun 3rd - Li Yüan-hung, Chinese general and political figure (b. 1864)
Jun 6th - Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer, dies at 67
Jun 7th - Chiang Tsolin, Chinese warlord of North-China, murdered
Jun 12th - Salvador Diaz Miron, Mexicans poet, dies
Jun 13th - Damaso Ledesma, composer, dies at 60
Jun 14th - Emmeline Pankhurst-Goulden, English feminist, dies
Jun 16th - Dr. Mark Keppel, County Superintendent of Los Angeles County Schools from 1902-1928 (b. 1867)
Jun 17th - Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies
Jun 18th - Roald E G Amundsen, Norwegian pole explorer, dies
Jun 22nd - George Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba), dies at 46
Jun 22nd - A. B. Frost, American illustrator (b. 1851)
Jun 23rd - Thomas H Rollinson, composer, dies at 84
Jul 17th - Alvaro Obregon, general/pres of Mexico, assassinated
Jul 17th - Giovanni Giolitti, 5x premier of Italy (1892..1921), dies
Jul 20th - Kostas Karyotakis, Greek poet (b. 1896)
Jul 21st - Ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81
Aug 6th - William Henry Grattan Flood, composer, dies at 68
Aug 7th - Alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68
Aug 8th - Stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Boer party), dies
Aug 9th - Frederik II W, grand duke of Baden (1907-18), dies at 71
Aug 10th - Rex Cherryman, American actor (b. 1897)
Aug 12th - Leoš Janáček, Czech composer (b. 1854)
Aug 13th - Fernand de La Tombelle, composer, dies at 74
Aug 14th - Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Spuk/Rasputin), dies at 37
Aug 29th - Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72
Aug 30th - Wilhelm Wien, Ger physicist (laws of motion, Nobel 1911), dies at 64
Sep 13th - Italo Svevo, [Ettore Schmitz], Italian writer (Una Vita), dies at 66
Sep 25th - Karl Schneider, cricketer (South Aust bat), dies of leukaemia at 23
Sep 28th - Con Conrad, dies
Sep 29th - Arnold Kent, dies
Sep 29th - Lido Manetti, dies
Sep 29th - Steinitz, mathematician, dies
Oct 8th - Larry Semon, comedian (b. 1889)
Oct 16th - Septimus Kinneir, cricketer (Test for Eng), dies
Oct 22nd - Andrew Fisher, fifth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1862)
Oct 23rd - F A Alphonse Aulard, French historian, dies
Oct 30th - Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer, dies at 55
Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster Arnold RothsteinBusinessman, Gambler, and Mobster Arnold Rothstein (Nov 6th) Nov 6th - Arnold Rothstein, US businessman/gambler, shot to death at 46
Nov 8th - Mauritz Stiller, Swedish actor/director (Streets of sin), dies at 45
Nov 13th - Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist, dies at 60
Nov 15th - Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, American Geologist and educator, dies at 85
Nov 17th - Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian author, politician, & freedom fighter (b. 1865)
Nov 19th - Achille Simonetti, composer, dies at 71
Nov 21st - Hermann Sudermann, German author (Frau Sorge), dies
Nov 26th - Reinhard Scheer, German admiral (WW I), dies at 65
Dec 1st - José Eustasio Rivera, Colombian writer (b. 1888)
Dec 5th - Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr, actor/husband of Truus Soete, dies at 61
Dec 10th - Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish architect, designer, and illustrator (b. 1868)
Dec 14th - Theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), dies at 77
Dec 16th - Elinor Wylie, American poet and writer (b. 1885)
Dec 18th - Lucien Capet, composer, dies at 55
Dec 21st - Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v South Africa 1895-96), dies
Dec 21st - Luigi Cadorna, Italian fieldmarshal (WW I, Caporetto), dies at 78

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