Famous Deaths in August 1911

  • Aug 1 Konrad Duden, German linguist (Das, grosse Duden Lexicon), dies
  • Aug 5 Bob Caruthers, American baseball player (b. 1864)
  • Aug 8 William P. Frye, American politician (b. 1830)
  • Aug 9 John Gates ("Bet-a-million" Gates), American inventor and industrialist who established the market for barbed wire fencing, dies following an unsuccessful operation to remove a throat tumor at 56
  • Aug 10 Carl Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 70
  • Aug 12 Jozef Israels, painter, dies
  • Aug 12 Petrus H Hugenholtz, Dutch reformist vicar (Levenslicht), dies at 79
  • Aug 16 Karl Munzinger, composer, dies at 68
  • Aug 21 W R Wister, cricketer (USA v Canada 1859), dies