Famous Deaths in 1935

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

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

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

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

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

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May 19 T. E. Lawrence [Lawrence of Arabia], British author, soldier and diplomat famous for his liaison role in Arabia during WWI, dies at 46, in a motorcycle accident in Dorset, England

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

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May 21 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 25 Sir Frank Watson Dyson, English astronomer (b. 1868)
  • May 29 Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer, dies at 61
  • May 30 Lothar Windsperger, composer, dies at 49
  • Jun 1 Alberto Cametti, composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 6 Jacques Urlus, tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth), dies at 68
  • Jun 6 Julian Byng, British army officer (b. 1862)
  • Jun 7 Ivan V Mitsjoerin, Russian botanist, dies
  • Jun 18 August Reusner, composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 22 Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian, diplomat and politician (b. 1866)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Nov 20 John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, British Admiral of the Fleet, dies of pneumonia at 75

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