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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 434

Jan 1st - ENIAC, US 1st computer finished by Mauchly/Eckert
Jan 1st - Emperor Hirohito of Japan announces he is not a god
Jan 1st - National Assembly proclaims Hungary a republic
Jan 1st - 32nd Rose Bowl: #2 Alabama beats #11 Southern California, 34-14
Jan 1st - 12th Sugar Bowl: #5 Oklahoma State beats #7 Saint Mary's (CA), 33-13
Jan 1st - 12th Orange Bowl: Miami (FL) beats #16 Holy Cross, 13-6
Jan 3rd - As a reward for his wartime cooperation, Governor Thomas E. Dewey commutes Charles "Lucky" Luciano's pandering sentence on condition that he does not resist deportation to Italy
Jan 5th - "Show Boat" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 417 performances
Jan 6th - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Quemadmodum
Jan 7th - Cambodia becomes autonomous state inside French Union
Jan 9th - "Would-Be Gentleman" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 77 performances
Jan 10th - UN General Assembly meets for 1st time (London)
Jan 10th - US Army establishes 1st radar contact with Moon, Belmar, NJ
Jan 11th - Bert Bell becomes 2nd NFL commissioner, moves Chicago HQ to Phila
NYC Gangster Charles NYC Gangster Charles "Lucky" Luciano Jan 11th - Enver Hoxha declares People's Rep of Albania with himself dictator
Jan 12th - "Polonaise" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 113 performances
Jan 12th - Edouardo de Filippo's "Questi Fantasmi!" premieres in Rome
Jan 12th - NFL champs Cleveland Rams given permission to move to LA
Jan 14th - 2 jetties collapse in Ganges-160 Hindu pilgrims are crushed
Jan 14th - 1946 NFL Draft: Frank Dancewicz from University of Notre Dame first pick by Boston Yanks
Jan 17th - United Nations Security Council holds its 1st meeting
Jan 20th - F Gouin follows De Gaulle as temporary leader of French government
Jan 21st - "Nellie Bly" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 16 performances
Jan 22nd - US president sets up CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
Jan 23rd - Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, becomes 1st director of CIA
Jan 25th - Richard Strauss' "Metamorphosis" premieres in Zurich
Jan 25th - United Mine Workers union rejoins American Federation of Labor
Jan 29th - 34th Women's Australian Championships: Nancye Wynne Bolton beats Joyce Fitch (6-4, 6-4)
Jan 29th - 34th Men's Australian Championships: John Bromwich beats Dinny Pails (5-7, 6-3, 7-5, 3-6, 6-2)
Jan 30th - 1st issue of Franklin Roosevelt dime
Jan 31st - Yugoslavia adopts new constitution, becomes a federal republic
Feb 1st - Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president
Feb 1st - Trygve Lie, a Norwegian socialist, becomes 1st Sec-Gen of UN
Feb 2nd - "Nellie Bly" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 16 performances
Feb 2nd - The Proclamation of Hungarian Republic is made.
Feb 4th - Garson Kanin's "Born Yesterday" premieres in NYC
Feb 5th - The Chondoist Chongu Party is founded in North Korea.
Feb 6th - "Lute Song" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 142 performances
Feb 7th - Filibuster in US Senate kills FEPC bill
Feb 8th - Béla Bartók's 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Philadelphia, PA, US
Feb 8th - Premier Salazar of Portugal forbids opposition parties
Feb 9th - Dutch Labor Party (Dutch Social Democratic Party) forms
Feb 10th - Charles "Lucky" Luciano is deported to Italy, and never returns to the United States
Feb 12th - World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.
Feb 13th - "The Duchess Misbehaves" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 5 performances
Feb 16th - "The Duchess Misbehaves" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 5 performances
Feb 16th - 1st commercially designed helicopter tested, Bridgeport Ct
Feb 17th - Humanistic Covenant forms in Amsterdam
Feb 19th - Giants outfielder Danny Gardella is 1st major leaguer to announce he is jumping to the "outlaw" Mexican League
Feb 21st - Anti-British demonstrations in Egypt
Feb 24th - Juan Peron (Labor Party) first elected President of Argentina
Feb 26th - 2 killed & 10 wounded in race riot in Columbia Tenn
Feb 27th - 4th "Road" film "Road to Utopia" premieres (NYC)
Mar 1st - British government nationalizes and takes control of the Bank of England, after 252 years
Mar 1st - Panama accepts its new constitution
Mar 2nd - Dutch troops land on East Bali
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi MinhVietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh Mar 2nd - Ho Chi Minh elected president of North Vietnam
Mar 2nd - Kingman Douglass becomes deputy director of CIA
Mar 3rd - US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
Mar 3rd - US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
Mar 5th - Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech (Fulton Missouri) popularizes the term and draws attention to division of Europe
Mar 5th - Hungarian Communists and Social Democrats co-found the Left Bloc.
Mar 6th - France recognizes Vietnam statehood within Indo-Chinese federation
Mar 7th - "Three to Make Ready" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 323 perfs
Mar 7th - Max Frisch' "Santa Cruz" premieres in Zurich
Mar 7th - 18th Academy Awards - "The Lost Weekend" Ray Milland & Joan Crawford win
Mar 8th - 1st helicopter licensed for coml use (NYC)
Mar 9th - Dutch troops land at Batavia/Semarang
Baseball Player Ted WilliamsBaseball Player Ted Williams Mar 9th - Ted Williams is offered $500,000 to play in Mexican Baseball League, he refuses
Mar 10th - Train derailment kills 185 near Aracaju Brazil
Mar 13th - Paul-Henri Spaak (Belgium Socialist Party) forms Belgium government - shortest Belgium government (ends 31 March)
Mar 15th - British Prime Minister Clement Attlee agrees with India's right to independence
Mar 16th - "Would-Be Gentleman" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 77 performances
Mar 19th - French Guyana, Guadeloupe, Martinique & Reunion become overseas "departments" of France
Mar 19th - Nicolai Schwernik succeeds Kalinin as president of USSR
Mar 21st - Kenny Washington signs with Rams, 1st black NFLer since 1933
Mar 21st - UN set up temporary HQ at Hunter (now Lehman) College (Bronx)
British Prime Minister Clement AttleeBritish Prime Minister Clement Attlee Mar 22nd - 1st US rocket to leave the Earth's atmosphere (50 miles up)
Mar 22nd - Britain signs treaty granting independence to Jordan
Mar 23rd - 8th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats NC 43-40
Mar 25th - 1st performance of Igor Stravinsky's "Ebony Concerto"
Mar 28th - Cold War: The United States State Department releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
Mar 29th - 1st Test Cricket between Australia & NZ
Mar 29th - Test Cricket debuts of Lindwall, Miller & Tallon
Mar 30th - "St Louis Woman" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 113 performances
Mar 30th - Australia beats NZ in cricket at 3 30pm on 2nd day
Mar 30th - Last Test Cricket appearance of Bill O'Reilly (5-14 & 3-19)
Actress Ingrid BergmanActress Ingrid Bergman Mar 30th - 3rd Golden Globes: The Lost Weekend, Ray Milland, & Ingrid Bergman win
Mar 31st - Belgian government of Spaak resigns - shortest ever Belgian government
Mar 31st - Belgian government of Acker forms
Mar 31st - The first election is held in Greece after World War II.
Apr 1st - 400,000 US mine workers strike
Apr 1st - Tsunamis generated by a quake in Aleutian Trench strike Hilo, Hawaii
Apr 1st - Van Acker forms Belgian government (without CVP)
Apr 1st - Weight Watchers forms
Apr 1st - The Malayan Union is formed as a federation of the Malay states and the Straits Settlements of Penang and Malacca
Apr 3rd - Netherlands-German postal relations resume
Apr 5th - 1st performance of Charles Ives' 3rd Symphony
Apr 5th - 100th Grand National: Capt. Robert Petre aboard Lovely Cottage wins
Apr 7th - 10th Masters Golf Tournament: Herman Keiser wins, shooting a 282

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 883

Jan 1st - Manfred Stengl, Austria, 2 man lugist (Olympic-gold-1960)
Jan 1st - Carl B. Hamilton, Swedish economist and politician
Jan 1st - Rivelino, Brazilian football player
Jan 2nd - Richard Cole, American tour manager (Led Zeppelin)
Jan 3rd - John Paul Jones [John Baldwin], rock bassist (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven)
Jan 3rd - Cissy King, American entertainer
Jan 4th - Bernard Sumner, rocker (New Order-Round & Round)
Jan 4th - Arthur Conley, McIntosh County, Georgia, US soul singer (Sweet Soul Music), (d. 2003)
Jan 4th - Susannah McCorkle, American jazz singer (d. 2001)
Actress Diane KeatonActress Diane Keaton (Jan 5th) Jan 5th - Diane Keaton [Hall], LA, actress (Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl)
Jan 6th - Harold Jackson, Hattiesburg, MS, NFL wide receiver (LA, New Engl)
Jan 6th - Syd Barrett, Cambridge England, musician (early Pink Floyd band member)
Jan 7th - Andy Brown, rock drummer (Fortunes Birmingham)
Jan 7th - Jann S Wenner, publisher (Rolling Stone)
Jan 8th - Elaine Cheris, Dotham Al, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
Jan 8th - Kathleen Noone, actress (All My Children, Party of 5, Knots Landing)
Jan 8th - Robby Krieger, American guitarist (Doors-Light My Fire), born in Los Angeles, California
Jan 8th - Tod Brannan, VP (Logos Network Corp)
Jan 9th - Leo Gullotta, actor (Sinbad of the 7 Seas)
Jan 10th - Alexis Nihon Jr, Bahamas, wrestler (Olympics-1968)
Jan 10th - Aynsley Dunbar, rocker (Journey, Jefferson Starship)
Rocker Syd BarrettRocker Syd Barrett (Jan 6th) Jan 10th - Bob Lang, rock bassist (Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders)
Jan 11th - Ludmila Poradnik, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
Jan 11th - Naomi Judd, [Diana Ellen], Ashland Ky, singer (Judds-Why Not Me)
Jan 11th - Tony Kaye, rocker (Yes)
Jan 11th - John Piper, American theologian
Jan 12th - Cynthia Robinson, rock trumpeteer (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
Jan 12th - George Duke, San Rafael Ca, rocker, (d. 2013)
Jan 12th - Lady Cosgrove, Scottish judiciary figure
Jan 13th - Eero Koivistoinen, Finnish musician
Jan 14th - Harold Shipman, British serial killer (d. 2004)
Jan 16th - Michael L Coats, Capt USN/astr (STS 41-D, 29, 39), born in Sacramento, California
Jan 17th - Michèle Deslauriers, Quebec actress
Jan 18th - Katia Ricclarelli, actress (Falstaff, Otello, Turandot)
Jan 18th - Joseph Deiss, Swiss Federal Councilor
Jan 19th - Alexandr Vladimirovich Shchukin, Russian cosmonaut
Country singer Dolly PartonCountry singer Dolly Parton (Jan 19th) Jan 19th - Dolly Parton, Sevierville Tn, country singer (Dolly, 9 to 5)
Jan 19th - Julian Barnes, England, writer (Before She Met Me)
Jan 20th - David Lynch, Missoula Montana, actor/director (Dune, Eraserhead)
Jan 21st - Vincent Placoly, Martinique, writer (L'eau-de-mort guildive)
Jan 22nd - Andrew Rubin, New Bedford Mass, actor (Hometown, Joe Bash) [or Jun 22]
Jan 23rd - Asif Masood, cricketer (Pakistani quick with long & erratic run-up)
Jan 23rd - Don Whittington, American businessman, car & airplane racer and convicted felon
Jan 23rd - Arnoldo Aleman, 81st President of Nicaragua (1997-2002), born in Managua
Jan 24th - Hubert M "Jubi" Kirindongo, Curacaos sculptor/painter
Jan 24th - John Harrison, South Africa correspondent (BBC)
Jan 24th - Michael Ontkean, actor (Rookies, Slap Shot, Twin Peaks), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
President of Nicaragua Arnoldo AlemanPresident of Nicaragua Arnoldo Aleman (Jan 23rd) Jan 25th - Josephine M Verspaget, sociologist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
Jan 25th - Ronnie Brandon, rocker (McCoys)
Jan 25th - Silvio Blatter, writer
Jan 26th - Christopher Hampton, Azores, playwright (Oviri, Hotel du Lac)
Jan 26th - Gene Siskel, movie critic (Siskel & Ebert)
Jan 26th - Timothy Clifford, director (National Galleries of Scotland)
Jan 27th - Kim Gardner, England, rock bassist (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)
Jan 28th - Renne Jarrett, American actress (Nancy), born in Brooklyn, New York
Jan 28th - Rick Allen, Ark, rock bassist (Box Tops-Letter)
Jan 30th - Lord Mackay of Drumadoon, British QC
Jan 31st - Glynn Turman, actor (Lew-Peyton Place, Manimal, Centennial), born in NYC, New York
Jan 31st - Jonathan Banks, actor (Armed & Dangerous, Cold Steel), born in Washington, D.C.
Jan 31st - Subroto Guha, cricketer (right arm swing bowler for India 1967-69)
Jan 31st - Terry Kath, rocker (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now)
Feb 1st - Bart Braverman, actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple), born in Los Angeles, California
Feb 1st - Elisabeth Sladen, actress (Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures), born in Liverpool, England
Feb 2nd - Howard Bellamy, Darby Fla, vocalist (Bellamy Bros-Let Your Love Flow)
Feb 2nd - Alpha Oumar Konaré, ex-president of Mali
Feb 2nd - Gerrie Muhren, Volendam, Netherlands, footballer (Ajax, European Cup Winner, 1971-3), (d. 2013)
Feb 4th - Mary Meyer, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-silver-1968)
Feb 4th - Roy Yeager, Doraville Ga, rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
Feb 5th - Charlotte Rampling, England, actress (Zardoz, Night Porter, Verdict)
Feb 6th - Jim Turner, American politician
Feb 6th - Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk muisc singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2010)
Feb 7th - Hector Babenco, director (Ironweed, Kiss of the Spider Woman)
Feb 7th - Lawrence Ascott, rocker (Isotope)
Feb 7th - Sammy Johns, rocker (Politics, Religion & Her), (d. 2013)
Feb 8th - "Fito" Adolpho De La Parra, rocker (Canned Heat-Hot Money), born in Los Angeles, California
Feb 8th - Paul Wheatbread, rocker (Gary Puckett & Union Gap-Young Girl)
Feb 9th - Annette Penhaligon
Feb 9th - M J H Sterling, Vice-Chancellor (Brunel University)
Feb 9th - Séan Neeson, Northern Irish politician
Feb 9th - Vince Papale, American football player
Feb 9th - Jim Webb, United States Senator from Virginia
Feb 10th - Keith Mans, MP
Feb 11th - M C Walker, CEO (Iceland Frozen Foods)
Feb 11th - Timothy Chambers, pediatrician
Feb 11th - Ian Porterfield, English footballer (d. 2007)
Feb 12th - Ever Meulen, [Eddy Vermeulen], Dutch designer (children stamps 1992)
Feb 12th - Ajda Pekkan, Turkish singer
Feb 13th - Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German director/actor (Ehe der Maria Braun)
Feb 13th - Louis Kondos, Greek actor
Feb 14th - David Green, English TV/video producer
Feb 14th - Tim Buckley, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears-When I Die), born in Washington, D.C.
Feb 14th - Tina Aumont, Hollywood California, actress (Master of Love, Casanova)
Feb 14th - Bernard Dowiyogo, President of Nauru (d. 2003)
Feb 15th - Clare Short, British MP
Feb 15th - John Greenway, British MP
Feb 15th - Esko Seppänen, Finnish politician
Feb 16th - Aleksandr Shaparenko, USSR, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1972)
Feb 16th - Ian Lavender, British actor (Stupid Boy in Dad's Army)
Feb 16th - J R Farndon, British consultant surgeon
Feb 17th - Andre Dussollier, Annecy France, actor (3 Men & a Cradle)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 13 of 13

Actor John WayneActor John Wayne (Jan 17th) Jan 17th - Actor John Wayne (38) weds actress Esperanza Baur in Long Beach, California
Feb 10th - 1st black pro-baseball player Jackie Robinson marries Rachel Isum
Feb 18th - MLB baseball player Hank Greenberg (35) weds heiress Caral Gimbel in Sea Island, Georgia
Mar 14th - American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway marries Mary Welsh
Apr 26th - Father Divine, a controversial religious leader who claims to be God, marries the much-younger Edna Rose Ritchings, a celebrated anniversary in the International Peace Mission movement.
May 2nd - "Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine (28) weds producer and actor William Dozier (38)
Jul 7th - 39th US President Jimmy Carter (21) weds Rosalynn Smith (18) in Plains, Georgia
Composer and Conductor Howard HansonComposer and Conductor Howard Hanson (Jul 24th) Jul 24th - Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Howard Hanson (49) weds Margaret Elizabeth Nelson at the Chautauqua Institution in New York
Aug 10th - Pulp fiction author and Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard (35) weds Sara Northrup Hollister
Aug 10th - Playwright Moss Hart (41) weds singer and actress Kitty Carlisle (35)
Aug 16th - Famous ballet choreographer George Balanchine (42) weds ballerina Maria Tallchief (21)
Dec 11th - "Bill Haley & His Comets" rock and roll musician Bill Haley (21) weds Dorothy Crowe
Dec 26th - Actor Jackie Coogan (32) weds Ann McCormack (22)

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

Mobster Bugsy SiegelMobster Bugsy Siegel (Aug 8th) Aug 8th - Esta Krakower divorces mobster Bugsy Siegel (40) after 17 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 158

Jan 2nd - Joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies
Jan 3rd - William Joyce, (Lord Haw Haw), hanged in Britain for treason
Jan 4th - Barney Oldfield, daredevil, dies at 67
Jan 5th - Kitty Cheatham, American singer (b. 1864)
Jan 7th - Adamo Didur, Polish tenor (b. 1874)
Occultist and Author Dion FortuneOccultist and Author Dion Fortune (Jan 8th) Jan 8th - Dion Fortune, British occultist and author dies at 55
Jan 9th - Countee Cullen, African American poet of the Harlem Renaissance (Black Christ, One Way to Heaven), dies at 42
Jan 9th - Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (b. 1874)
Jan 16th - Johanna HC Albregt, actress/wife of Henri Dons (Paradise), dies at 71
Jan 17th - Gottfried Rudinger, composer, dies at 59
Jan 23rd - Feliks Nowowiejski, composer, dies at 68
Jan 23rd - Matteo Giulio Bartoli, linguist, dies at 72
Jan 26th - Adriaan van Maanen, Dutch-American astronomer (b. 1884)
Jan 29th - Harry L Hopkins, US min of Business (Loan & Lease law), dies at 55
Jan 29th - Sidney James Jones, composer, dies at 84
Feb 1st - Hans Betghe, writer, dies at 70
Feb 4th - Margarete Boie, writer, dies
Feb 5th - George Arliss, actor/writer (Dr Syn, Voltaire), dies at 77
Feb 8th - Miles Mander, actor/director (Murder, 3 Musketeers), dies at 57
Feb 20th - Hugh Allen, musician, dies
Feb 21st - José Streel, Belgian World War II collaborator (b. 1911)
Feb 23rd - Tomoyuki Yamashita, Japanese general (hanged) (b. 1885)
Mar 2nd - Fidél Pálffy, Hungarian National socialist (b. 1895)
Mar 2nd - George E. Stewart, American Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1872)
Mar 4th - Bror von Blixen-Finecke, Danish big-game hunter (b. 1886)
Mar 8th - Frederick Lanchester, English Engineer who built the first British petrol automobile (1896), dies at 77
Mar 12th - Philip Merivale, dies at 59
Mar 13th - Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Rembrandt), dies at 90
Mar 13th - Thomas Frederick Dunhill, composer, dies at 69
Mar 13th - Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr, dies at 67
Mar 16th - Marius HLW "Max" Blokzijl, Dutch Nazi propagandist, executed at 61
Mar 17th - Dai Li, Chinese spymaster (b. 1897)
Mar 19th - Amir Hamzah, Indonesian poet (Buah Rindu), dies at 35
Mar 22nd - Clemens A von Galen, bishop of Munster/anti fascist, dies at 68
Mar 23rd - Alexandru Zirra, composer, dies at 62
Mar 23rd - Gilbert N. Lewis, American Chemist (atomic theory), dies at 70
Mar 24th - Alexander A Alekhine, world chess champ (1927-35, 37-46), dies at 53
Mar 24th - Gustaf Heintze, composer, dies at 66
Mar 28th - Chick Fullis, baseball player (b. 1904)
Mar 30th - John S S P V Gort, viscount of Limerick/Hamsterley, dies at 59
Apr 1st - Noah Beery, actor (Beau Geste, Cimarron Kid, Mammy), dies at 62
Apr 3rd - Masaharu Homma, Lt Gen (responsible for Bataan Death March), executed
Apr 5th - Vincent Millie Youmans, US composer (Tea For Two), dies at 47
Apr 12th - August Borms, Flemish nazi collaborator, executed at 67
Apr 12th - F Guicciardi, writer, dies
Apr 13th - William Henry Bell, composer, dies at 72
Apr 16th - Arthur Chevrolet, Swiss-born race car driver and automobile designer (b. 1884)
Apr 17th - John Iddon, cricketer (car accident 5 Tests for Eng 1934-35), dies
Apr 21st - Robert Graham, cricketer (3 wkts for S Afr in 2 Tests 1898-99), dies
Apr 21st - John Maynard Keynes, English economist (b. 1883)
Apr 22nd - Harlan Fiske Stone, Chief Justice Supreme Court (1941-46), dies at 73
Apr 22nd - Lionel Atwill, actor (Capt Blood, Great Waltz), dies at 61
Apr 23rd - Jesus Castillo, composer, dies at 68
Apr 25th - Albert Knight, cricketer (3 Tests for England on 1903-04 tour), dies
Apr 25th - Joseph Vine, cricketer (batted in two Tests Eng v Aust 1911-12), dies
Apr 26th - Hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65
Apr 28th - Louis Bachelier, French mathematician (b. 1870)
May 1st - Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer, dies at 71
May 1st - Percy William Whitlock, composer, dies at 42
May 7th - Anton A Mussert, engineer/NSB leader, executed
May 7th - Joe Humphries, cricket wicket keeper (3 Tests for England 1907-08), dies
May 19th - Booth Tarkington, American novelist (b. 1869)
May 20th - Jacob Ellehammer, Danish inventor (b. 1871)
May 26th - Friedrich A H von Waldeck, monarch of Waldeck, dies
May 29th - Martin Gottfried Weiss, Commandant of Dachau concentration camp (b. 1905)
May 30th - Louis Slotin, Canadian Physicist and Chemist at Los Alamos, dies of radiation poisoning at 35 (b. 1910)
Jun 1st - Ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Romania, executed
Jun 3rd - Michail I Kalinin, Pres (Supreme Soviet), dies at 60
Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart HauptmannAuthor and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann (Jun 6th) Jun 6th - Gerhart Hauptmann, writer, dies at 83
Jun 9th - Rama VIII, king of Siam (1935-46), dies at 21
Jun 10th - Ananda Mahidol, king of Siam, shot dead at 20
Jun 10th - Jack Johnson, 1st African American world heavyweight boxing champion, dies in a car accident aged 68
Jun 12th - Count Hisaichi Terauchi, Japanese fieldmarshal, dies
Jun 13th - Edward Bowes, radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour), dies at 71
Jun 14th - John Logie Baird, Scottish television pioneer (b. 1888)
Jun 16th - Ludwig Winder, writer, dies
Jun 16th - Miloje Milojevic, composer, dies at 61
Jun 21st - Heinrich Kaminski, composer, dies at 59
Jun 24th - Louise Whitfield Carnegie, American philanthropist (b. 1857)
Jun 26th - Max Kögel, SS officer (b. 1895)
Jun 26th - Yosuke Matsuoka, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan (b. 1880)
Jun 28th - Eduard Veterman, Dutch painter/playwright, dies in an auto accident
Jun 30th - Michael Zadora, composer, dies at 64
Jul 2nd - Anthony Overton, publisher/cosmetics manufacturer/banker, dies at 81
Jul 4th - Othenio Able, Austria paleontology, dies at 71
Jul 4th - Gerda Steinhoff, Nazi concentration camp overseer (b. 1922)
Jul 8th - Aleksander V Aleksandrov, Russian composer/conductor, dies at 63
Photographer Alfred StieglitzPhotographer Alfred Stieglitz (Jul 13th) Jul 13th - Alfred Stieglitz, American photographer/art dealer (Camera Work), dies at 82
Jul 15th - Razor Smith, English cricketer (b. 1877)
Jul 17th - Dragoljub "Draza" Mihailovic, Yugoslav gen (Nazi), executed at 53
Jul 21st - Gualberto Villarroel, President of Bolivia (b. 1908)
Jul 23rd - James Maxton, politician, dies
Jul 25th - Narziss Oh, German psychology, dies
Jul 26th - Morris Hirshfield, Polish/US painter, dies
Jul 27th - Gertrude Stein, US/Fren author/poet (Ida, Tender Buttons), dies at 72
Aug 1st - Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45
Aug 5th - Wilhelm Marx, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1863)
Aug 6th - Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player (b. 1903)
Aug 9th - A E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies
Aug 13th - H[erbert] G[eorge] Wells, sci-fi author (Time Machine), dies at 79

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