Famous Deaths in 1935

  • Jan 6th George P Baker, US playwright (Dramatic Technique), dies at 68
  • Jan 7th Alfred Ewing, Scottish Physicist, dies at 79
  • Jan 10th Charlie McGahey, cricket (MCC tour of Aus 1901-02 cured his TB), dies

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Jan 10th Teddy Flack [Edwin], Australian athlete, double Olympic gold medallist in 1896, dies at 61

Olympic Runner Teddy Flack
Olympic Runner
Teddy Flack
  • Jan 16th Richard Wetz, composer, dies at 59
  • Jan 16th Ma Barker, American criminal (b. 1871)
  • Jan 28th Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer, dies at 75
  • Feb 3rd Hugo Junkers, German engineer (b. 1859)
  • Feb 8th Max Liebermann, Ger impressionist painter/graphic artist, dies at 87
  • Feb 9th Karl Nef, Swiss musicologist, dies at 61
  • Feb 12th Auguste Escoffier, French chef (b. 1846)
  • Feb 13th Violet Paget, British author (Gospels of Anarchy), dies at 78
  • Feb 23rd Jan Duiker, Dutch architect (Hotel Gooiland), dies at 44
  • Feb 28th Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16), dies at 73
  • Feb 28th Chiquinha Gonzaga, Brazilian composer (b. 1847).
  • Mar 3rd Neville Knox, cricketer (bowled in 2 Tests for England 1907), dies
  • Mar 6th Fridolf Rhudin Swedish actor and comedian (b. 1895)

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Mar 6th Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, American jurist, dies of pneumonia at 93

  • Mar 10th Barend Barendse, actor/director (Broken Lives), dies at 82
  • Mar 16th John J R Macleod, Scot/Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923), dies at 58
  • Mar 16th Aron Nimzowitsch, Latvian-born chess player (b. 1886)
  • Mar 23rd Florence Moore, American actress (b. 1886)
  • Mar 30th Romanos Hovakimi Melik'yan, composer, dies at 51
  • Apr 5th Emil Mlynarski, composer, dies at 64
  • Apr 6th Edward Arlington Robinson, US poet, dies
  • Apr 8th Edwin Cannan, economist, dies
  • Apr 14th Amalie Emmy Noether, German mathematician (b. 1882)
  • Apr 18th Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist, dies at 90
  • Apr 18th Panait Istrati, Romanian writer (b. 1884)
  • Apr 20th Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter, dies at 92
  • Apr 24th Paul Klengel, composer, dies at 80
  • Apr 28th Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, Scotish composer, dies at 87
  • Apr 29th Leroy Carr, rocker, dies=
  • May 1st Henri Pélissier, French cyclist (b. 1889)
  • May 11th Edward H Thompson, US archaeologist (Mayan civilization), dies at 78
  • May 12th Józef Pilsudski, Polish statesman and Chief Marshall (1918-22), dies at 67
  • May 15th Kazimir Malevich, Polish/Ukrainian artist (b. 1878)
  • May 17th Paul Dukas, French composer (b. 1865)
  • May 19th Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74

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May 19th T. E. Lawrence (of Arabia), dies at 46, in a motorcycle accident in Dorset, England

Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence
  • May 20th Ivans, [Jacob van Schevichaven], lawyer/detective writer, dies at 68
  • May 21st Hugo de Vries, botanist Gruppenweise Artbildung, dies at 87

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May 21st Jane Addams, a founder of ACLU (Nobel 1973), dies at 65

Social Worker and Nobel Laureate Jane Addams
Social Worker and Nobel Laureate
Jane Addams
  • May 25th Sir Frank Watson Dyson, English astronomer (b. 1868)
  • May 29th Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer, dies at 61
  • May 30th Lothar Windsperger, composer, dies at 49
  • Jun 1st Alberto Cametti, composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 6th Jacques Urlus, tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth), dies at 68
  • Jun 6th Julian Byng, British army officer (b. 1862)
  • Jun 7th Ivan V Mitsjoerin, Russian botanist, dies
  • Jun 18th August Reusner, composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 22nd Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian, diplomat and politician (b. 1866)

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Jun 24th Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, dies in a plane crash at 44

  • Jun 27th Eugene Augustin Lauste, French inventor (b. 1857)
  • Jun 29th Jack O'Neill, American baseball player (b. 1873)
  • Jun 30th William Brockwell, cricket (Brit all-rounder in 7 Tests 1893-99), dies
  • Jul 2nd Alfred Dreyfus, french colonel, dies
  • Jul 3rd André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (b. 1878)
  • Jul 5th Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament expert, dies at 58
  • Jul 12th Alfred Dreyfus, French officier (Dreyfus Affair), dies
  • Jul 15th Alfred Archer, cricketer (England batsman in one Test 1899), dies
  • Jul 15th Pieter WA Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18), dies at 89
  • Jul 17th George William Russell, Irish nationalist, poet and artist (b. 1867)
  • Jul 26th Winsor McCay, American cartoonist (b. 1871)
  • Aug 6th Alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer, dies at 70
  • Aug 11th William Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies
  • Aug 12th Friedrich Schottky, German mathematician (b. 1851)
  • Aug 15th Gerard Brucken Fock, composer, dies at 75
  • Aug 15th Wiley Post, aviation pioneer, killed in plane crash in Alaska at 36

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Aug 15th Will Rogers, humorist, killed in plane crash in Alaska at 55

Humorist Will Rogers
Humorist
Will Rogers
  • Aug 17th Charlotte Perkins Gilman, American feminist, writer and lecturer for social reform, dies at 75
  • Aug 20th Otakar Ostrcil, composer, dies at 56
  • Aug 21st Josef Cyril Sychra, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 21st John Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (b. 1849)
  • Aug 29th Astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies
  • Aug 29th Charles Lee Williams, composer, dies at 82
  • Aug 30th Henri Barbusse, French writer (Le feu), dies at 62
  • Aug 31st Abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies
  • Sep 3rd Johannes Aengenent, bishop of Haarlem (1928-35), dies at 62
  • Sep 8th Carl Austin Weiss, murderer of Sen Huey Long, shot down
  • Sep 8th Huey P Long, (Sen-La) assassinated at Baton Rouge Capitol building

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Sep 8th Edward L. Doheny, American oil tycoon, dies of natural causes at 79

Oil Tycoon Edward L. Doheny
Oil Tycoon
Edward L. Doheny
  • Sep 19th Jules M Cambron, French gov-gen to Algeria/ambassador, dies
  • Sep 19th Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky, Russian rocket scientist (b. 1857)
  • Sep 22nd Karl Schroder, composer, dies at 86
  • Sep 26th Andy Adams, US writer (Cattle fire), dies at 76
  • Sep 27th Alan Gray, composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 28th W.K. Dickson, Scottish inventor (b. 1860)
  • Oct 4th Jean Béraud, French painter (b. 1849)
  • Oct 4th Marie Gutheil-Schoder, German soprano (b. 1874)
  • Oct 6th Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer, dies at 83
  • Oct 10th Arthur Henderson, British Labour minister (Nobel 1934), dies at 72
  • Oct 11th Frank Mitchell, cricketer (2 Tests for Eng then 3 for South Africa), dies
  • Oct 11th Steele Rudd, Australian author (b. 1868)
  • Oct 22nd Komitas, Armenian composer (b. 1869)
  • Oct 23rd Abe Landau, US gangster, murdered
  • Oct 23rd Dutch Schultz [Arthur Flegenheimer], US gangster, murdered at 33
  • Oct 23rd Otto "Aba Daba" Berman, US gangster, murdered
  • Oct 26th Akos Buttykai, composer, dies at 64
  • Oct 27th E. A. D. Eldridge, British racing driver (b. 1897)
  • Nov 2nd H B "Jock" Cameron, South African cricket captain (v England 1935, age 30), dies
  • Nov 4th Miklos Radnai, composer, dies at 43
  • Nov 5th Mina Dilis-Beersmans, Flemish actress/wife of John Dilis, dies at 71
  • Nov 7th Lidj Jasu, emperor of Ethiopia, dies at 39
  • Nov 9th Paolo Orsi, Italian Archaeologist, dies at 76
  • Nov 14th J Wouter[us] van Dieren, biologist (Terschelling), dies
  • Nov 16th Kurt Schindler, composer, dies at 53
  • Nov 19th F S Gough-Calthorpe, cricketer (England captain v WI 1930), dies

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Nov 20th John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, British Admiral of the Fleet, Kensington, London, of pneumonia

British Admiral of the Fleet John Rushworth Jellicoe
British Admiral of the Fleet
John Rushworth Jellicoe
  • Nov 25th Maria H "Mina" Beersmans, Flemish actress (After 30 Years), dies at 72
  • Nov 28th Erich von Hornbostel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1877)
  • Nov 30th Fernando A N Pessoa, Portuguese poet (Book of Disquiet), dies at 47
  • Dec 1st Bernard Schmidt, inventor (Schmidt camera), dies
  • Dec 2nd Albert Kessel, 1st to die in California gas chamber
  • Dec 4th Hylton Philipson, cricketer (England keeper in 5 Tests 1892-95), dies
  • Dec 4th Johan Halvorsen, composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 5th Frans, [MJ Francois] Erens, literary (Years Gone By), dies at 78
  • Dec 9th Walter Liggett, American crusading newspaper editor and muckraker (b. 1886)
  • Dec 10th John H Aberson, 1st rector of Landbouw high school, dies at 78
  • Dec 13th John Nicolson, cricketer (South African lefty batsman 1926-27), dies
  • Dec 14th Stanley G Weinbaum, US, sci-fi writer (Martian Odyssey), dies
  • Dec 16th Thelma Todd, actress (Horse Feathers, Bohemian Girl), dies of 30
  • Dec 18th Juan V Gomez, general/dictator of Venezuela (1908-35), dies
  • Dec 20th Martin O'Meara, Australian soldier (b. 1882)
  • Dec 21st Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45
  • Dec 24th Alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50
  • Dec 25th Paul Bourget, French novelist and critic (b. 1852)
  • Dec 28th Clarence Day, writer (Life with Father), dies