Famous Deaths in December 1914

  • Dec 6 Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 47
  • Dec 8 Maximilian von Spee, German naval officer (b. 1861)
  • Dec 12 Watkins Lewis Africa American lynched in Shrevport, Louisiana
  • Dec 14 Giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73
  • Dec 16 Ivan Zajc, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 82
  • Dec 19 Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87
  • Dec 21 A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies

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Dec 24 John Muir, Scottish naturalist, dies of pneumonia at 76

Environmental Philosopher John Muir
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John Muir
  • Dec 27 Charles Martin Hall, American chemist and inventor (b. 1863)