What Happened in 1933

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 385

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

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Jan 2nd Bruins beat Rangers in NY 13-3
  • Jan 2nd Ijmuider fishing strike begins (till July 11th)
  • Jan 2nd US troops leave Nicaragua
  • Jan 2nd 19th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Pittsburgh, 35-0
  • Jan 3rd 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 5th Work on Golden Gate Bridge begins, on Marin County side
  • Jan 5th "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 6th 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 7th 1st edition of People & Fatherland published in Netherlands
  • Jan 9th Amsterdam confectionery worker go on strike against wage reduction
  • Jan 12th US Congress recognize independence Philippines
  • Jan 12th Uprising of Guardia Civil in Spain, 25 dies
  • Jan 16th Bert Oldfield flattened by Larwood delivery in Adelaide Test
  • Jan 17th Bradman takes second Test wicket, Hammond, bowled
  • Jan 18th White Sands National Monument, NM established
  • Jan 23rd 20th amendment ratified changed date of US presidential inaugurations to 20th January
  • Jan 24th Noel Coward's "Design for Living" premieres in NYC
  • Jan 27th Otto Meisnner (Head of the German President's Office) dines with British ambassador Sir Horace Rumbold
  • Jan 28th French government of Paul Boncour falls
  • Jan 28th German government of Von Schleicher falls
  • Jan 28th 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 30th 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
  • Jan 30th "Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio
  • Jan 30th Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match
  • Jan 30th 26th Women's Australian Championships: Joan Hartigan Bathurst beats COral McInnes Buttsworth (6-4, 6-3)
  • Jan 30th 26th Men's Australian Championships: Jack Crawford beats Keith Gledhill (2-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2)
  • Jan 31st French government of Daladier takes power
  • Jan 31st Hitler promises parliamentary democracy
  • Feb 1st Colonial government arrests Anton de Kom in Paramaribo Suriname
  • Feb 1st Dutch bishops forbid membership of non-catholic unions
  • Feb 1st German Parliament disolves, Gen Ludendorf predicts catastrophe
  • Feb 2nd 2 days after becoming chancellor, Adolf Hitler dissolves the Reichstag (Parliament)

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Feb 2nd Hermann Goering bans Communist meetings/demonstrations in Germany

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • Feb 2nd Ucicky's "Rotten Morning" premieres in Berlin
  • Feb 3rd 1st interstate legislative conference in US opens, Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 3rd German Minister Hermann Goering bans social-democratic newspaper Vorwarts
  • Feb 3rd Marinus van der Lubbe departs to Berlin
  • Feb 4th -Feb 10] Crew of Dutch "7 Provinces" mutiny after pay cuts
  • Feb 4th German President Paul von Hindenburg limits freedom of the press
  • Feb 5th Marinus van der Lubbe passes Dutch/German boundary
  • Feb 6th -90°F (-68°C), Oymyakon, USSR (Asian record)
  • Feb 6th Highest recorded sea wave (not tsunami), 34 m, in North Pacific hurricane by USS Ramapo
  • Feb 6th German President Paul von Hindenburg and Franz von Papen end the Prussian parliament
  • Feb 7th Colonial troops in Suriname kill 2 demonstrators
  • Feb 7th Social-Dem meeting in Berlin "As thousands cheer" Marxism is dead
  • Feb 8th -23°F (-31°C), Seminole, Texas (state record)
  • Feb 8th 1st flight of all-metal Boeing 247
  • Feb 9th -63°F (-53°C), Moran, Wyoming (state record)
  • Feb 10th -54°F (-48°C), Seneca, Oregon (state record)
  • Feb 10th Delivery of 1st singing telegram (Postal Telegram Co NYC)
  • Feb 10th Dutch seaplane bombs Dutch ship
  • Feb 10th Hitler proclaims end of Marxism
  • Feb 10th Mutiny on "7 Provinces" ends (began Feb 4th), 23 killed
  • Feb 12th German vice-chancellor von Papen demands Catholic aid for Nazis
  • Feb 15th Karl Radek praises invincible force of German communist party

MurderAssassination Attempt

Feb 15th Pres-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives assassination attempt

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Feb 15th Social-democratic newspaper "Vorwarts" banned again in Berlin
  • Feb 16th Catholic newspaper Germania warns against nazis/communists
  • Feb 16th England regains the Ashes, thanks to "bodyline" tactics
  • Feb 17th 1st issue of "Newsweek" magazine published
  • Feb 17th Marinus van der Lubbe arrives in Glindow, at Potsdam
  • Feb 17th US Senate accept Blaine Act: ending prohibition
  • Feb 19th Prussian minister Goering bans all Catholic newspapers
  • Feb 20th Curom, Curacaose Broadcast System starts: Princess Juliana's speech
  • Feb 20th House of Reps completes congressional action to repeal Prohibition
  • Feb 20th Sidney Howard's "Alien Corn" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 24th Final demonstration of German communist party in Berlin
  • Feb 24th League of Nations tells Japanese to pull out of Manchuria
  • Feb 25th 1st genuine US aircraft carrier named, USS Ranger
  • Feb 25th Major NFL rule changes (hash mark 10 yds in, posts on goal line)
  • Feb 25th Thomas Yawkey purchases Boston Red Sox
  • Feb 26th Golden Gate Bridge ground-breaking ceremony held at Crissy Field
  • Feb 26th Marinus van der Lubbe kept overnight in a police cell
  • Feb 27th The Reichstag, German parliament building, destroyed by fire; it was set by the Nazis, who blamed it on Communists
  • Feb 27th Jean Genet's "Intermezzo" premieres in Paris
  • Feb 28th 1st female in US Cabinet: Frances Perkins appointed Secretary of Labor
  • Feb 28th German President Paul von Hindenburg abolishes free expression of opinion
  • Feb 28th Adolf Hitler bans German Communist Party (KPD)
  • Mar 1st Bank holidays declared in 6 states, to prevent run on banks
  • Mar 2nd "King Kong" starring Fay Wray premieres at Radio City Music Hall & RKO Roxy NYC
  • Mar 2nd Most powerful earthquake in 180 years hit Japan
  • Mar 3rd German presidential candidate Earnest Thalmann (KPD) arrested
  • Mar 3rd Mount Rushmore dedicated
  • Mar 3rd NYC premiere of "King Kong" starring Fay Wray
  • Mar 4th Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves Austrian parliament
  • Mar 4th Frances Perkins becomes sec of labor, 1st US woman cabinet member
  • Mar 4th Henderson, DeSylva & Brown's "Strike Me Pink" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 4th Noordwijk soccer team forms
  • Mar 4th 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 4th Bertha Wilson is appointed as first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada.
  • Mar 5th FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday
  • Mar 5th Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes)
  • Mar 6th FDR declares a nationwide bank holiday
  • Mar 6th Maxwell Anderson's "Both your Houses" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 6th Poland occupies free city Danzig (Gdansk)
  • Mar 7th Game of "Monopoly" invented
  • Mar 9th Bulgarian communists Dimitrov, Popov & Vassili arrested in Berlin
  • Mar 9th US Congress is called into special session by FDR, beginning its "100 days"
  • Mar 10th Major earthquake in Long Beach, Calif

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 610

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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

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

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

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

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

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

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

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

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

HeartWedding of Interest

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

Actor John Wayne
John Wayne

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 12th 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 18th 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 10th 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 23rd Ganster Sam Giancana (25) weds Angeline De Tolve

Gangster Sam Giancana
Sam Giancana

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 26th Director Victor Fleming (44) weds Lucile Rosson

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

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 29th 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 16th 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 2nd 1st transatlantic telephone wedding (Bertil Clason-Sigrid Carlson)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 116

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

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

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

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Mar 2nd 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 4th Willie Walker, US jazz singer/guitarist (Dupree Blues), dies at 36
  • Mar 6th Anton J Cermak, US mayor of Chicago, murdered
  • Mar 14th Balto, husky dog who brought back the antitoxin in 1925
  • Mar 16th Alfred Her, Hungarian mathematician, dies at 47
  • Mar 17th Ferdinand Von Alten, actor (Champagne), dies at 48
  • Mar 18th Luigi A duke of the Abruzzi, Italian explorer (Ruwenzori), dies at 60
  • Mar 20th Giuseppe [Joe] Zangara, electrocuted for assassination attempt on FDR
  • Mar 26th Eddie Lang, American musician (b. 1902)
  • Mar 27th Lionel Palairet, cricketer (49 runs in 2 Tests for England 1902), dies
  • Mar 29th Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Dutch violinist/conductor, dies at 52
  • Apr 1st Frederic Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford, 22nd Governor of New South Wales (1908-13) and Viceroy of British India (1916-21), dies at 64
  • Apr 2nd K S Ranjitsinhji, cricketer (989 Test runs, 1st-class avg 56), dies
  • Apr 6th Elizabeth Bacon Custer, wife of George Armstrong Custer (b. 1842)
  • Apr 7th Jan Erik/Eric Jan Hanussen, Berlin astrologist/illusionist, murdered
  • Apr 9th Sigfrid Karg-Elert, composer, dies at 55
  • Apr 22nd Frederick Henry Royce, motorcar pioneer, dies
  • Apr 23rd Tim Keefe, American Major League Baseball pitcher, dies at 76
  • Apr 28th Robin Irvine, actor (Easy Virtue), dies at 31
  • Apr 29th Constantine P. Cavafy, Greek poet (b. 1863)
  • Apr 30th Luis Sanchez Cerro, President of Peru, assassinated by Hurtado de Mendoza
  • May 13th Paul Ernst, German writer, dies at 67
  • May 15th Ernest Torrence, actor (I Cover the Waterfront), dies at 54
  • May 21st John Henry Mackay, Scottish/German author (Der Schwimmer), dies at 69

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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

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