What Happened in 1933

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 385


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Jan 2 Bradman scores 103* against the Bodyline attack in the 2nd Test

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Jan 2 Bruins beat Rangers in NY 13-3
  • Jan 2 Ijmuider fishing strike begins (till July 11th)
  • Jan 2 US troops leave Nicaragua
  • Jan 2 19th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Pittsburgh, 35-0
  • Jan 3 Minnie D. Craig becomes the first female elected as Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives, the first female to hold a Speaker position anywhere in the United States.
  • Jan 5 Work on Golden Gate Bridge begins, on Marin County side
  • Jan 5 "Cavalcade" based on the play by Noel Coward, directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Diana Wynyard and Clive Brook premieres in New York (Best Production/Picture 1934)

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Jan 6 Clyde Barrow kills Tarrant County Deputy Sheriff Malcolm Davis after walking into a trap set for another criminal

Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow
  • Jan 7 1st edition of People & Fatherland published in Netherlands
  • Jan 9 Amsterdam confectionery worker go on strike against wage reduction
  • Jan 12 US Congress recognize independence Philippines
  • Jan 12 Uprising of Guardia Civil in Spain, 25 dies
  • Jan 16 Bert Oldfield flattened by Larwood delivery in Adelaide Test
  • Jan 17 Bradman takes second Test wicket, Hammond, bowled
  • Jan 18 White Sands National Monument, NM established
  • Jan 23 20th amendment ratified changed date of US presidential inaugurations to 20th January
  • Jan 24 Noel Coward's "Design for Living" premieres in NYC
  • Jan 27 Otto Meisnner (Head of the German President's Office) dines with British ambassador Sir Horace Rumbold
  • Jan 28 French government of Paul Boncour falls
  • Jan 28 German government of Von Schleicher falls
  • Jan 28 The name "Pakistan" is coined by Choudhry Rahmat Ali, gradually it is accepted by Muslims in the Indian sub-continent who use it to push for a separate Muslim homeland in South Asia

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Jan 30 President Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as Reich Chancellor of Germany who forms a government with Franz von Papen

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • Jan 30 "Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio
  • Jan 30 Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match
  • Jan 30 26th Women's Australian Championships: Joan Hartigan Bathurst beats COral McInnes Buttsworth (6-4, 6-3)
  • Jan 30 26th Men's Australian Championships: Jack Crawford beats Keith Gledhill (2-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2)
  • Jan 31 French government of Daladier takes power
  • Jan 31 Hitler promises parliamentary democracy
  • Feb 1 Colonial government arrests Anton de Kom in Paramaribo Suriname
  • Feb 1 Dutch bishops forbid membership of non-catholic unions
  • Feb 1 German Parliament disolves, Gen Ludendorf predicts catastrophe
  • Feb 2 2 days after becoming chancellor, Adolf Hitler dissolves the Reichstag (Parliament)

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Feb 2 Hermann Goering bans Communist meetings/demonstrations in Germany

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • Feb 2 Ucicky's "Rotten Morning" premieres in Berlin
  • Feb 3 1st interstate legislative conference in US opens, Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 3 German Minister Hermann Goering bans social-democratic newspaper Vorwarts
  • Feb 3 Marinus van der Lubbe departs to Berlin
  • Feb 4 -Feb 10] Crew of Dutch "7 Provinces" mutiny after pay cuts

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Feb 4 German President Paul von Hindenburg limits freedom of the press

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • Feb 5 Marinus van der Lubbe passes Dutch/German boundary
  • Feb 6 -90°F (-68°C), Oymyakon, USSR (Asian record)
  • Feb 6 Highest recorded sea wave (not tsunami), 34 m, in North Pacific hurricane by USS Ramapo
  • Feb 6 German President Paul von Hindenburg and Franz von Papen end the Prussian parliament
  • Feb 7 Colonial troops in Suriname kill 2 demonstrators
  • Feb 7 Social-Dem meeting in Berlin "As thousands cheer" Marxism is dead
  • Feb 8 -23°F (-31°C), Seminole, Texas (state record)
  • Feb 8 1st flight of all-metal Boeing 247
  • Feb 9 -63°F (-53°C), Moran, Wyoming (state record)
  • Feb 10 -54°F (-48°C), Seneca, Oregon (state record)
  • Feb 10 Delivery of 1st singing telegram (Postal Telegram Co NYC)
  • Feb 10 Dutch seaplane bombs Dutch ship
  • Feb 10 Hitler proclaims end of Marxism
  • Feb 10 Mutiny on "7 Provinces" ends (began Feb 4th), 23 killed
  • Feb 12 German vice-chancellor von Papen demands Catholic aid for Nazis
  • Feb 15 Karl Radek praises invincible force of German communist party

MurderAssassination Attempt

Feb 15 President-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives assassination attempt

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Feb 15 Social-democratic newspaper "Vorwarts" banned again in Berlin
  • Feb 16 Catholic newspaper Germania warns against nazis/communists
  • Feb 16 England regains the Ashes, thanks to "bodyline" tactics
  • Feb 17 1st issue of "Newsweek" magazine published
  • Feb 17 Marinus van der Lubbe arrives in Glindow, at Potsdam
  • Feb 17 US Senate accept Blaine Act: ending prohibition
  • Feb 19 Prussian minister Goering bans all Catholic newspapers
  • Feb 20 Curom, Curacaose Broadcast System starts: Princess Juliana's speech
  • Feb 20 House of Reps completes congressional action to repeal Prohibition
  • Feb 20 Sidney Howard's "Alien Corn" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 24 Final demonstration of German communist party in Berlin
  • Feb 24 League of Nations tells Japanese to pull out of Manchuria
  • Feb 25 1st genuine US aircraft carrier named, USS Ranger
  • Feb 25 Major NFL rule changes (hash mark 10 yds in, posts on goal line)
  • Feb 25 Thomas Yawkey purchases Boston Red Sox
  • Feb 26 Golden Gate Bridge ground-breaking ceremony held at Crissy Field
  • Feb 26 Marinus van der Lubbe kept overnight in a police cell
  • Feb 27 The Reichstag, German parliament building, destroyed by fire; it was set by the Nazis, who blamed it on Communists
  • Feb 27 Jean Genet's "Intermezzo" premieres in Paris
  • Feb 28 1st female in US Cabinet: Frances Perkins appointed Secretary of Labor
  • Feb 28 German President Paul von Hindenburg abolishes free expression of opinion
  • Feb 28 Adolf Hitler bans German Communist Party (KPD)
  • Mar 1 Bank holidays declared in 6 states, to prevent run on banks
  • Mar 2 "King Kong" starring Fay Wray premieres at Radio City Music Hall & RKO Roxy NYC
  • Mar 2 Most powerful earthquake in 180 years hit Japan
  • Mar 3 German presidential candidate Earnest Thalmann (KPD) arrested
  • Mar 3 Mount Rushmore dedicated
  • Mar 3 NYC premiere of "King Kong" starring Fay Wray
  • Mar 4 Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves Austrian parliament
  • Mar 4 Frances Perkins becomes sec of labor, 1st US woman cabinet member
  • Mar 4 Henderson, DeSylva & Brown's "Strike Me Pink" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 4 Noordwijk soccer team forms
  • Mar 4 Franklin D. Roosevelt inaugurated as 32nd US President, pledges to pull US out of the Depression, "We have nothing to fear but fear itself"
  • Mar 4 Bertha Wilson is appointed as first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada.
  • Mar 5 FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday
  • Mar 5 Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes)
  • Mar 6 FDR declares a nationwide bank holiday
  • Mar 6 Maxwell Anderson's "Both your Houses" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 6 Poland occupies free city Danzig (Gdansk)
  • Mar 7 Game of "Monopoly" invented
  • Mar 9 Bulgarian communists Dimitrov, Popov & Vassili arrested in Berlin
  • Mar 9 US Congress is called into special session by FDR, beginning its "100 days"
  • Mar 10 Major earthquake in Long Beach, Calif

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 610

  • Jan 1 Anders Bo Leif Linde, composer
  • Jan 1 James A Abrahamson, USAF/astronaut
  • Jan 1 Joe Orton, England, actor/dramatist (Prick Up Your Ears) (d. 1967)
  • Jan 1 Frederick Lowy, Canadian educator
  • Jan 1 Norman Yemm, Australian actor
  • Jan 2 Ed Casey, Australian politician (d. 2006)
  • Jan 2 Morimura Seiichi, Japanese novelist
  • Jan 4 Ed Jenkins, (Rep-D-GA, 1977- )
  • Jan 4 Ilia II Catholicos-Patriarch of all Georgia.
  • Jan 6 Emil Steinberger, Swiss comedian
  • Jan 7 Elliott Kastner, American film producer (Angel Heart, Where Eagles Dare), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • Jan 8 Charles Osgood, news anchor (CBS Weekend News), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 8 Jean-Marie Straub, France, director (Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach)
  • Jan 9 Robert Garcia, (Rep-D-NY, 1978- )
  • Jan 9 Sonia Garmers, [Justina], Curacao, author (Dear Queen)
  • Jan 9 Wilbur Smith, Zambian-British novelist
  • Jan 10 Akira Miyoshi, composer
  • Jan 10 Len Coldwell, cricket bowler (England medium-fast in 7 Tests 1962-64)
  • Jan 11 Goldie Hill, Karnes County Tx, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
  • Jan 12 Michael Aspel, British talk show host
  • Jan 13 Nurdin Jivraj, Tanzanian/British hotel magnate (Buckingham Intl)
  • Jan 13 Ron[ald Joseph] Goulart, US, sci-fi author (Deadwalk, Plunder)
  • Jan 13 Tom B Gola, NBA Hall-of-Famer, (d. 2014)
  • Jan 14 Stan Brakhage, American filmmaker (d. 2003)
  • Jan 15 Ernest J. Gaines, American author
  • Jan 16 Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A, 27, T-3)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 16 Susan Sontag, author/film director (Benefactor, 1966 Pol Award), born in NYC, New York

Author Susan Sontag
Author
Susan Sontag
  • Jan 17 Aga Khan, religious leader (Muslims)
  • Jan 17 Bruno Schroder, British baron/banker/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 17 Dalida, Cairo, actress/singer, Miss Egypt (The 6th Day)
  • Jan 17 Sheree North, [Dawn Bethel], LA, actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
  • Jan 17 Yolande Christina Dalida, Cairo Egypt
  • Jan 18 David Bellamy, English botanist/tv-program maker
  • Jan 18 John Boorman, producer/dir (Exorcist II, Deliverance, Zardoz)
  • Jan 18 Ray Dolby, sound expert/inventor (Dolby noise limiting system), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2013)
  • Jan 18 Vladimir Yevgrafovich Bugrov, cosmonaut
  • Jan 19 Marc F A Andries, Flemish actor (Central Station)
  • Jan 20 Ron Townson, rock vocalist (5th Dimension-Up Up & Away), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 21 Itzhak Fuks, Israeli El Al captain, crashed in Amsterdam
  • Jan 21 William Wrigley III, chewing gum mogul (Wrigleys)
  • Jan 21 Joseph W. Eschbach, American doctor (d. 2007)
  • Jan 23 Arlene Golonka, actress (Millie-Mayberry RFD), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 23 Chita Rivera, actress (West Side Story, Sweet Charity), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 23 Joel Spiegelman, composer
  • Jan 24 Zeke Carey, US R&B singer (Flamingos-I Only Have Eyes For You), born in Bluefield, West Virginia (d. 1999)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 25 Corazon Aquino, 11th President of the Philippines (1986-92)

11th President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino
11th President of the Philippines
Corazon Aquino
  • Jan 26 Ercole Baldini, Italian cyclist
  • Jan 27 Mohamed Al Fayed, CEO (Harrods)
  • Jan 27 Rita Hennessy, matron-in-chief (QARANC)
  • Jan 29 A C Alston, bibliographer
  • Jan 29 Margaret Laird, Commissioner (Third Church Estates)
  • Jan 30 Bob Muddimer, CEO (Ranks Hovis McDougall)
  • Jan 30 Louis Rukeyser, financial whiz (Wall Street Week)
  • Jan 30 Richard Dufallo, clarinetist/conductor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 31 Joseph D Early, (Rep-D-MA, 1975- )
  • Jan 31 Walter Paulis, mineworker/pilot/Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Jan 31 Bernardo Provenzano, Mafia Boss (Cosa Nostra), born in Corleone, Sicily (d.2016)
  • Feb 1 Reynolds Price, US writer (Strengthened by a Pale Green Light)
  • Feb 2 Than Shwe, ruler of Myanmar
  • Feb 2 Tony Jay, English actor (d. 2006)
  • Feb 3 Paul S Sarbanes, (Sen-D-MD, 1977- )
  • Feb 5 Jorn Donner, Helsinki Finland, director (Anna, Tenderness)
  • Feb 5 Nick Georgiade, actor (Untouchables, Run Buddy Run), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 5 Ron Wilson, US percussionist (Joy of Cooking)
  • Feb 6 Leslie Crowther, English TV-comic/quizmaster
  • Feb 6 Mamie Van Doren, Rowena SD, actress (Navy vs Night Monsters) [or 2/2]
  • Feb 6 Walter E Fauntroy, (Rep-D-DC, 1971- )
  • Feb 7 John Anderton, English footballer
  • Feb 8 Elly Ameling, Rotterdam Holland, soprano (Ilya-Idomeneo)
  • Feb 9 Countess of Airlie [Virginia Ogilvy], Newport, New Jersey, American-born Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth II
  • Feb 9 Jo Ann Prentice, LPGA golfer
  • Feb 9 Charles Williams, Lord Williams of Elvel
  • Feb 12 Costa-Gavras, director
  • Feb 12 Ivan Nikolayevich Anikeyev, cosmonaut
  • Feb 12 Juanita [Ruth] Coulson, sci-fi author (Web of Wizardry, Space Trap)
  • Feb 13 Caroline Blakiston, actress (At Bertram's Hotel)
  • Feb 13 Emanuel Ungaro, France, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1969)
  • Feb 13 Kim Novak, [Marilyn], actress (Vertigo, Of Human Bondage), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 13 Paul Biya, president of Cameroon (1982- )
  • Feb 14 Andrey Mikhaylovich Volkonsky, composer
  • Feb 14 Bertram Jay Turetzky, composer
  • Feb 14 Evelyn Ebsworth, Vice-Chancellor (Durham U)
  • Feb 14 Madhubala, Indian actress (d. 1969)
  • Feb 15 Adolfo, Cardones Cuba, fashion designer (Nancy Reagan)
  • Feb 17 Bobby Lewis, singer (Tossin' & Turnin'), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Feb 17 Craig Thomas, (Rep-R-Wyoming)
  • Feb 18 Bobby Robson, British soccer coach (PSV)
  • Feb 18 Elisabeth S "Elly" Belder-Ameling, Dutch soprano
  • Feb 18 Mary Ure, Scottish actress (Reflection of Fear, Windom's Way) (d. 1975), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 18 Yoko Ono Lennon, [Mrs John Lennon], singer and artist, born in Tokyo, Japan

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
  • Feb 20 Hannes Postma, Dutch graphic artist
  • Feb 21 Nina Simone, [Eunice Waymon], Tyron NC, vocalist/pianist (Porgy)
  • Feb 22 Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley, England, Duchess of Kent
  • Feb 22 Louise Lopez, American singer (Odyssey), born in Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • Feb 22 Bobby Smith, English footballer
  • Feb 22 Joseph Lechleider, American electrical engineer (invented DSL /high speed internet technology), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Feb 23 Donna J. Stone, American poet (Wielder of Words), born in Ohio (d. 1994)
  • Feb 23 Lee Calhoun, Laurel, Mississippi, American 110m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)
  • Feb 24 Judah Folkman, American cancer researcher
  • Feb 26 Godfrey Cambridge, actor (Cotton comes to Harlem), born in NYC, New York

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 1 Charlie Chaplin (44) weds Paulette Goddard (22)

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • Jun 17 Vernon Presley marries Gladys Love Smith

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 24 Actor John Wayne (26) weds Josephine Saenz (25) in Los Angeles

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 12 Fifth Greatest Male Star of All Time Fred Astaire (34) weds socialite Phyllis Livingston Potter (25)

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 18 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (38) weds broadway singer Hannah Williams (22)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 10 Actress Hedy Lamarr (19) weds Hirtenberger Patronen-Fabrik chairman Friedrich Mandl (33)

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 23 Ganster Sam Giancana (25) weds Angeline De Tolve

Gangster Sam Giancana
Gangster
Sam Giancana

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 26 Director Victor Fleming (44) weds Lucile Rosson

Director Victor Fleming
Director
Victor Fleming
  • Sep 28 Sally Eilers weds Harry Joe Brown

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 29 NY Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig (30) weds Eleanor Twitchell in New Rochelle, New York

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 16 Ramon Magsaysay, latter President of the Philippines (26) weds Luz Banzon (18) at Lourdes church in Manila

7th President of the Philippines Ramon Magsaysay
7th President of the Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay
  • Dec 2 1st transatlantic telephone wedding (Bertil Clason-Sigrid Carlson)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 116

  • Jan 3 Wilhelm Cuno, German Reich's chancellor (1922-23), dies at 56
  • Jan 3 Jack Pickford, Canadian actor (b. 1896)
  • Jan 4 Lucas Lindeboom, Dutch evangelist (Vredebond), dies at 87

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 5 Calvin Coolidge, 30th President (1923-29), dies in Mass at 60

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge
  • Jan 6 Vladimir de Pachmann, Russian-German pianist (b. 1848)
  • Jan 12 Václav Suk, Czech-born Russian composer and violinist, dies at 71
  • Jan 17 John Hodges, cricketer (6 wickets in Australia's 1st two Tests), dies
  • Jan 17 Louis Comfort Tiffany, American artist and designer (b. 1848)
  • Jan 21 George A. Moore, Irish novelist (b. 1852)
  • Jan 26 Alva Belmont, American socialite (b. 1853)
  • Jan 28 Theodor Birt [Beatus Rhenanus], German classicist/writer, dies at 80
  • Jan 29 Sara Teasdale, American poet (b. 1884)
  • Jan 31 John Galsworthy, England, writer (Forsythe, Nobel 1932), dies at 65
  • Feb 4 Archibald Sayce, English educator (b. 1846)
  • Feb 7 Albert Gyorgy Earl Apponyi, Hung minister of Education, dies at 86
  • Feb 12 Henri Duparc, French composer, dies at 85
  • Feb 15 Anton J Cermak, (Mayor-D-Chicago), assassinated in Miami
  • Feb 16 Archie Jackson, cricketer (of TB, Aus bat too briefly Avg 47.4), dies
  • Feb 17 Henri[cus A] Viotta, Dutch composer (Handbook of Music), dies at 84
  • Feb 18 James Corbett, (Gentleman Jim), heavyweight box champ (1892-97), dies
  • Feb 19 Arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 24 Spottiswoode Aitken, actor (Eagle, Home Sweet Home), dies at 64
  • Feb 26 Antonio Nicolau, Spanish composer/conductor, dies at 74
  • Feb 26 Princess Thyra, daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (b. 1853)
  • Mar 1 Uładzimir Zylka, Belarusian poet (b. 1900)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 2 Thomas J. Walsh, United States Senator (Montana), dies of a heart attack at 73

Lawyer and Politician Thomas J. Walsh
Lawyer and Politician
Thomas J. Walsh
  • Mar 4 Willie Walker, US jazz singer/guitarist (Dupree Blues), dies at 36
  • Mar 6 Anton J Cermak, US mayor of Chicago, murdered
  • Mar 14 Balto, husky dog who brought back the antitoxin in 1925
  • Mar 16 Alfred Her, Hungarian mathematician, dies at 47
  • Mar 17 Ferdinand Von Alten, actor (Champagne), dies at 48
  • Mar 18 Luigi A duke of the Abruzzi, Italian explorer (Ruwenzori), dies at 60
  • Mar 20 Giuseppe [Joe] Zangara, electrocuted for assassination attempt on FDR
  • Mar 26 Eddie Lang, American musician (b. 1902)
  • Mar 27 Lionel Palairet, cricketer (49 runs in 2 Tests for England 1902), dies
  • Mar 29 Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Dutch violinist/conductor, dies at 52
  • Apr 1 Frederic Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford, 22nd Governor of New South Wales (1908-13) and Viceroy of British India (1916-21), dies at 64
  • Apr 2 K S Ranjitsinhji, cricketer (989 Test runs, 1st-class avg 56), dies
  • Apr 6 Elizabeth Bacon Custer, wife of George Armstrong Custer (b. 1842)
  • Apr 7 Jan Erik/Eric Jan Hanussen, Berlin astrologist/illusionist, murdered
  • Apr 9 Sigfrid Karg-Elert, composer, dies at 55
  • Apr 22 Frederick Henry Royce, motorcar pioneer, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 23 Tim Keefe, American Major League Baseball pitcher, dies at 76

Major League Baseball Pitcher Tim Keefe
Major League Baseball Pitcher
Tim Keefe
  • Apr 28 Robin Irvine, actor (Easy Virtue), dies at 31
  • Apr 29 Constantine P. Cavafy, Greek poet (b. 1863)
  • Apr 30 Luis Sanchez Cerro, President of Peru, assassinated by Hurtado de Mendoza
  • May 13 Paul Ernst, German writer, dies at 67
  • May 15 Ernest Torrence, actor (I Cover the Waterfront), dies at 54
  • May 21 John Henry Mackay, Scottish/German author (Der Schwimmer), dies at 69

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 26 Jimmie Rodgers [James Charles], American country singer and singing brakeman, dies of a pulmonary hemorrhage at 35

Country Singer Jimmie Rodgers
Country Singer
Jimmie Rodgers
  • May 26 Horatio Bottomley, British financier and politician (b. 1860)
  • May 29 Frank Sugg, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests for England 1888), dies
  • Jun 2 Frank Jarvis, American athlete (b. 1878)
  • Jun 3 William Muldoon, Belfast NY, boxing commissioner, dies at 88
  • Jun 14 Albert Ross Parsons, composer, dies at 85
  • Jun 20 Clara Zetkin, German feminist/communist, dies
  • Jun 22 Henry Birkin, British racing driver (b. 1896)
  • Jun 24 Sissieretta Joyner Jones, "Black Patti", US singer, dies at about 64
  • Jun 29 Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, US actor (Keystone comedies), dies at 46

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 3 Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30), dies at 80

Argentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen
Argentine President
Hipólito Yrigoyen
  • Jul 6 Robert Kajanus, composer, dies at 76
  • Jul 7 John M Acket, literary (New Friends), dies at 70
  • Jul 8 Anthony Hope, British author (b. 1863)
  • Jul 12 Willem H Drucker, lawyer, dies at 45
  • Jul 15 Irving Babbitt, US writer (Democracy & Leadership), dies at 67
  • Jul 15 Freddie Keppard, American musician (b. 1890)
  • Jul 23 Max Schillings, German composer/conductor (Mona Lisa), dies at 65
  • Jul 24 Max von Schillings, composer, dies at 65
  • Jul 29 Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer, dies at 73
  • Aug 3 Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet), dies at 69
  • Aug 13 Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer, dies at 80
  • Aug 22 Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), dies at 62
  • Aug 23 Adolph Loos, Austrian architect, dies at 62
  • Aug 28 Helen Dunbar, American actress (b. 1863)
  • Aug 29 Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70
  • Sep 7 Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/Foreign minister, dies
  • Sep 8 Faisal I ibn Hussein ibn Ali, 1st king of Iraq/Syria, dies at 50
  • Sep 16 George Gore, baseball player (b. 1857)
  • Sep 17 Joseph De Piro, Maltese missionary (b. 1877)
  • Sep 20 Annie Besant, English theosophy (Esoteric Christianity), dies
  • Sep 24 Mike Donlin, baseball player (b. 1878)
  • Sep 24 Alice Muriel Williamson, British novelist (b. 1869)
  • Sep 25 Paul Ehrenfest, Austria/Neth physicist, dies at 53
  • Sep 25 Ring Lardner, American writer (b. 1885)
  • Sep 29 Margaret Talmadge, dies
  • Oct 5 Nikolaj N Joedenitsj, Russian general/contra revolutionary, dies at 71
  • Oct 5 Renee Adoree, actress (Big Parade), dies at 35
  • Oct 5 Nikolai Nikolaevich Yudenich, Russian general (b. 1862)
  • Oct 6 Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer, dies at 62
  • Oct 11 Josef Hofmiller, writer, dies
  • Oct 25 Lillian Hall-Davies actress (Farmer's Wife, Ring), dies at 36
  • Oct 27 Julius Klengel, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 27 Meir Shapira, rabbi/organizer (Daf Yomi), dies
  • Oct 29 Paul, [Prudent] Painlevé, French mathematician/minister/premier, dies
  • Nov 3 Emile Roux, French scientist (b. 1853)
  • Nov 5 Texas Guinan, American saloon keeper, actress, and musician (b. 1884)
  • Nov 8 Mohammed Nadir Shah, king of Afghanistan, assassin by Abdul Khallig
  • Nov 15 Affie Jarvis, cricketer (11 Tests for Australia, 9 catches), dies
  • Nov 19 Enrique Jose Varona, Cuban sociologist/vice-president, dies at 84
  • Nov 26 Edward Julius Biedermann, composer, dies at 84