1923 in History

Events in History

Events 1 - 100 of 242

  • Jan 1 Union of Socialist Soviet Republics established
  • Jan 1 Britain's Railways are grouped into the Big Four: LNER, GWR, SR, and LMSR.
  • Jan 2 Ku Klux Klan surprise attack on black residential area Rosewood Fla, 8 killed (compensation awarded in 1995)

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Jan 4 Lenin's "Political Testament" calls for removal of Stalin

Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader
Vladimir Lenin
Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin
Soviet Union Premier
Joseph Stalin
  • Jan 7 Baltimore Sun warns of Ku Klux Klan
  • Jan 8 Typography strike in Amsterdam
  • Jan 9 Juan de la Cierva makes 1st autogiro flight, Spain
  • Jan 10 Last US troops leave Rhineland (Germany)
  • Jan 10 Lithuania seizes & annexes country of Memel
  • Jan 11 1st Dutch Dada-evening (Theo Van Doesburg & Kurt Schwitters)
  • Jan 11 French & Belgian troops occupy Ruhr to collect reparations

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Jan 13 Taking advantage of the chaotic condition of Germany, Hitler stages a demonstration of 5000 storm troopers and denounces the 'November crime'

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Jan 17 Belgian Working people Party protest against occupied Ruhrgebied
  • Jan 17 Origin of Brown lunation numbers
  • Jan 18 1st radio telegraph message from Netherlands to Dutch East Indies
  • Jan 19 WMC-AM in Memphis TN begins radio transmissions

AgreementAgreement of Interest

Jan 19 Chancellor of the Exchequer Stanley Baldwin and Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon agree to reschedule repayment of Britain's $4.5 billion war debt over 62 years

Banker, Industrialist and US Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon
Banker, Industrialist and US Secretary of the Treasury
Andrew Mellon
British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
  • Jan 23 Taxi strike in Amsterdam begins (through March 9th)
  • Jan 24 Aztec Ruins National Monument, NM established
  • Jan 25 NVV donates 100,000 guilders to mine workers of Ruhrgebied
  • Jan 28 Demonstration against a Dutch University in Ghent
  • Jan 29 1st flight of autogiro (Juan de la Cierva, Madrid Spain)
  • Feb 1 Allied ultimatum on Lithuanian occupation of Memel

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Feb 1 Fascists Voluntary Militia forms in Italy under Benito Mussolini

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Feb 1 Noel Coward's "Young Idea" premieres in London
  • Feb 2 Ethyl gasoline 1st marketed, Dayton, Ohio
  • Feb 2 US signs friendship treaty with Central American countries
  • Feb 3 The Alpha Zeta chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia founded at Pennsylvania State University.
  • Feb 5 General mine strike against wage cuts in Saar
  • Feb 5 Mass arrests of socialists & communists in Italy
  • Feb 8 Coal mine explosion at Dawson, New Mexico kills 120
  • Feb 8 German NSDAP Volkischer Beobachter newspaper becomes a daily
  • Feb 9 Soviet Aeroflot airlines forms
  • Feb 10 Ink paste manufactured for 1st time by Standard Ink Company
  • Feb 10 Owen Davis' "Icebound" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 10 SDAP speaks out against allied occupation of the Ruhr
  • Feb 16 Allies accept Latvia's occupation of Memel territory

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Feb 16 Howard Carter opens the inner burial chamber of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb and finds the sarcophagus

Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun Howard Carter
Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun
Howard Carter
  • Feb 16 US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
  • Feb 16 US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
  • Feb 18 Belgium: Borinage-mine workers strike for higher wages
  • Feb 19 Philip Barry's "You & I" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 22 1st successful chinchilla farm in US (Los Angeles California)
  • Feb 22 Transcontinental airmail service begins
  • Feb 23 German Republic day with laws against worker
  • Feb 23 Great Britain lowers import duty on German products from 26% to 5%
  • Feb 24 Flying Scotsman goes into service
  • Feb 24 Mass arrests in US of mafia
  • Feb 25 Bread in Berlin rises to 2,000 marks
  • Feb 26 Italian nationalist & fascists merge (blue-shirts & black-shirts)
  • Feb 28 Swedish king Gustaaf V begins state visit to Netherlands
  • Mar 1 Allies occupy Ruhrgebied: killing railroad striker
  • Mar 3 Time magazine publishes 1st issue featuring Joseph G. Cannon (Speaker of US House of Representatives)
  • Mar 3 US Senate rejects membership of the International Court of Justice, The Hague
  • Mar 4 Lenin's last article in Pravda (about Soviet bureaucracy)
  • Mar 5 Montana & Nevada become 1st states to enact old age pension laws
  • Mar 6 Cards announce their players will wear numbers on their uniforms
  • Mar 9 Amsterdam taxi strike ended
  • Mar 9 Elmer Rice's "Adding Machine" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 13 Lee de Forest demonstrates his sound-on-film moving pictures (NYC)
  • Mar 14 Allies accepts Vilnus taking East-Galicia in Poland
  • Mar 14 German Supreme Court prohibits NSDAP (Nazi party)

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Mar 14 US President Warren G. Harding becomes 1st president to pay taxes

29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
  • Mar 15 Lenin is hit with his 3rd stroke
  • Mar 16 Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Der Unbestechliche" premieres in Vienna
  • Mar 20 Bavarian minister of interior refuses to forbid Nazi Sturm Abteilung
  • Mar 20 Belgian Senate rejects Dutch University in Ghent
  • Mar 21 US foreign minister Charles Hughes refuses USSR recognition
  • Mar 25 British government grants Trans-Jordan autonomy
  • Mar 30 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, formed at Howard U in 1920, incorporates
  • Mar 31 French soldiers fire on workers at Krupp factory in Essen; 13 die

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Apr 5 Firestone Tire and Rubber Company starts producing inflatable tires

Tire Industrialist Harvey Firestone
Tire Industrialist
Harvey Firestone
  • Apr 6 The first Prefects Board in Southeast Asia is formed in Victoria Institution, Malaysia.
  • Apr 7 1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in NYC) by Dr K Winfield Ney
  • Apr 7 Workers Party of America (NYC) becomes official communist party
  • Apr 9 Sean O'Casey's "Shadow of a Gunman" premieres in Dublin
  • Apr 9 In 'Adkins vs Children's Hospital', the US Supreme Court finds that the minimum wage law for women and children, adopted by the District of Columbia, is unconstitutional
  • Apr 10 Hitler demands "hatred & more hatred" in Berlin
  • Apr 13 US Army wins 1st college three-weapon fencing championships
  • Apr 14 Etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters
  • Apr 15 1st sound on film public performance shown at Rialto Theater (NYC)
  • Apr 15 Insulin becomes generally available for diabetics
  • Apr 18 74,000 (62,281 paid) on hand for opening of Yankee Stadium
  • Apr 18 Poland annexes Central Lithuania
  • Apr 19 New Egyptian law allows suffrage for men, except soldiers
  • Apr 23 Inauguration ceremonies take place of Gdynia as a temporary military port and fishers' shelter.
  • Apr 24 General harbor strike begins in NYC
  • May 1 Hitler and Ernst Rohm attempt to break up socialist May Day demonstrates, inviting Nazis from as far away as Nuremberg to take part in the violence
  • May 3 1st nonstop transcontinental flight (NY-San Diego) completed
  • May 4 Bloody street battles between nazis, socialist & police in Vienna
  • May 4 NY state revokes Prohibition law
  • May 7 Mine strike at Belgian Borinage railroad
  • May 8 Hobbs scores his 100th 100, 116* v Somerset at Bath
  • May 13 Pulitzer prize awarded to Willa Carter (One of Ours)
  • May 15 Cooperation of Dutch Molen forms
  • May 17 Fire during closing day ceremonies at Grover Cleveland School (SC)
  • May 19 KPD (communist revolts) in German Ruhr cities occupied by Allies
  • May 23 Launch of Belgium's SABENA airline: first flight from Brussels to Lympne, England

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May 24 Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British Prime Minister

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister Bonar Law
British Prime Minister
Bonar Law
  • May 25 Britain recognizes Transjordan with Abdullah as its leader

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 303

  • Jan 1 Chalmers Goodlin, US test pilot (XS-1)
  • Jan 1 Milton Jackson, US, vibraphonist (Milt of Bags)
  • Jan 1 Daniel Gorenstein, American mathematician (d. 1992)
  • Jan 5 Robert L Bernstein, publisher (Random House), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 6 Leah Chase, master chef, in the creole tradition
  • Jan 6 Jacobo Timerman, Argentine writer (d. 1999)
  • Jan 7 Hugh Kenner, Canadian literary critic (d. 2003)
  • Jan 8 Giorgio Tozzi, basso, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 8 Iva Michiels, [Rik Ceuppens], Flemish writer (Ksiega Alfa)
  • Jan 8 Joseph Wiezenbaum, artificial intelligence pioneer
  • Jan 8 Joseph Weizenbaum, German-American author and computer scientist (d. 2008)
  • Jan 10 Ingeborg Drewitz, writer
  • Jan 12 Ira Hayes, American soldier (d. 1955)
  • Jan 15 Lee Teng-hui, president of ROC (Taiwan), head of KMT (1988- )
  • Jan 15 Ivor Cutler, Scottish poet (d. 2006)
  • Jan 16 Willem Aantjes, Dutch politicial leader (CDA)
  • Jan 16 Anthony Hecht, American poet (d. 2004)
  • Jan 19 Markus Wolf, German spy (d. 2006)
  • Jan 21 Judith Merril, [Josephine Juliet Grossman], sci-fi writer
  • Jan 23 Walter M[ichael] Miller Jr, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, View from Stars)
  • Jan 25 Eva Zeller, German writer, born in Eberswalde, Brandenburg
  • Jan 25 Shirley Mason, American psychiatric patient (Commonly known as "Sybil") (d. 1998)
  • Jan 29 Paddy Chayevsky, [Sydney], US, dramatist (Marty, Hospital) (d. 1981)

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Jan 31 Norman Mailer, Long Branch NJ, NYC mayoral candidate/novelist (Naked & the Dead), (d. 2007)

Novelist Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer
  • Feb 2 Peter Fowler, physicist
  • Feb 5 Doris Bohrer [Sharrar], American WWII spy, born in Basin, Wyoming (d. 2016)
  • Feb 7 George H H Lascelles, English earl of Harewood/leader (Covent Garden)
  • Feb 7 Martha Holmes, American photographer (d. 2006)
  • Feb 8 Andrew MacElhone, bar owner

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Feb 9 Brendan Behan, author/poet (Hostage), born in Dublin, Ireland

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan
Irish Poet and Playwright
Brendan Behan
  • Feb 9 Norman E Shumway, Mich, pioneer cardiac transplant surgeon
  • Feb 11 Baroness Sharples, made a life peer after the assassination of her husband (Sir Richard Sharples)
  • Feb 11 Ronald Arculus, British diplomat
  • Feb 12 Franco Zeffirelli, Italian director (Romeo & Juliet), born in Florence
  • Feb 12 James Abdnor, (Sen-R-SD, 1981-87), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 12 Chaskel Besser, Orthodox rabbi
  • Feb 12 James Chichester-Clark, Irish politician, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland (1969-71), born in Moyola Park, Londonderry (d. 2002)
  • Feb 13 Chuck Yeagar, US test pilot (1st man to break sound barrier)
  • Feb 13 Michael Anthony Bilandic, American politician (d. 2002)
  • Feb 14 Derrick Holden-Brown, CEO (Allied-Lyons)
  • Feb 15 Justice Drake, British justice
  • Feb 15 Yelena Bonner, Moscow, soviet disident/wife of Andre Sakharov
  • Feb 17 Alden Winship Clausen, Hamilton Ill, banker (President of World Bank)
  • Feb 20 Forbes Burnham, premier Guyana (1964-85)
  • Feb 23 Gery Florizoone, Flemish poet
  • Feb 23 Rafael Addiego Bruno, Uruguayan politician
  • Feb 25 Roger Parker, Lord Justice of Appeal
  • Mar 1 Kuczka Péter, Hungarian writer and editor (d. 1999)
  • Mar 2 Robert H Michel, (Rep-R-IL, 1957- )
  • Mar 4 Patrick Moore, England, astronomer/writer (A-Z of Astronomy), (d. 2012)
  • Mar 6 Raymond "Bill" Hoffenberg, college president (Wolfson at Oxford)
  • Mar 8 Juan M G "Wancho" Evertsz, premier of Dutch Antilles (NVP, 1973-77)
  • Mar 9 James Buckley, (Sen-R-NY)
  • Mar 9 André Courrèges, French fashion designer, born in Pau, French Basque country (d. 2016)
  • Mar 9 Walter Kohn, Austrian-born American scientist (Nobel Prize Chemistry 1998), born in Vienna (d. 2016)
  • Mar 11 Alexander Xaver Gwerder, Swiss writer, born in Thalwil, Zurich (d. 1952)
  • Mar 11 Ad[rianus C] de Besten, Dutch literary (River Basin)
  • Mar 11 Morschi Mirando, [Thomas Weiss], German/Dutch gypsy artist
  • Mar 12 Walter M Schirra Jr, Hackensack NJ, Capt USN/ast (Mer 8, Gem 6, Ap 7)
  • Mar 13 William F. Bolger, 65th Postmaster General of the United States (d. 1989)
  • Mar 15 Laurence A Tisch, CEO (Loews Corp), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 19 Henry Morgentaler, Canadian gynecologist
  • Mar 20 Shaukat Siddiqui, Pakistani Author, Journalist and Political Activist (d. 2006)
  • Mar 21 Shri Mataji Nirmala Srivastava, Founder of Sahaja Yoga
  • Mar 22 Bryan Clieve Roberts, lawyer/civil servant
  • Mar 22 Cor N van Dis Jr, Dutch MP (SGP, 1971-94)
  • Mar 22 Marcel Marceau, Strasbourg France, mime (Barbarella, Silent Movie)
  • Mar 24 Edna Jo Hunter, expert on military families & prisoners of war
  • Mar 25 Lee Hale, choral director (The Entertainers), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Mar 26 Clifton Williams, Traskwood Arkansas, band master (Sinfonians)
  • Mar 26 Elizabeth Jane Howard, British novelist (After Julius), (d. 2014)
  • Mar 26 Gert Bastian, German politician (d. 1992)
  • Mar 27 Louis Simpson, Jamaican/US poet (Good News of Death), (d. 2012)
  • Mar 27 Shūsaku Endō, writer ("Silence"), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Mar 27 Victor Hochhauser, British impresario (Israeli Philharmonic Orch)
  • Mar 29 Julia Montgomery Walsh, political consultant/writer
  • Mar 30 Herbert Asmodi, writer
  • Mar 30 Milton Acorn, Canadian poet (d. 1986)
  • Apr 2 Hugh Overton, British diplomat
  • Apr 2 Jacob "Jaap" Firet, Dutch theologist (Agogisch Moment)
  • Apr 2 Clifford Scott Green, American Federal Judge (d. 2007)
  • Apr 3 John Smith, English large landowner/financier/MP (C)
  • Apr 4 Nancy Francy, director (Claire's Knee)
  • Apr 5 Ernest Mandel, Belgian philosopher/economist

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 5 Nguyen Van Thieu, South Vietnamese President (1965-75), born in Phan Rang, Vietnam (d. 2001)

Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu
Vietnamese Politican
Nguyen Van Thieu
  • Apr 5 Stanley Orme, Chairman (British Labour Party)
  • Apr 8 George Fisher, American cartoonist (d. 2003)
  • Apr 12 E C Meade, British chartered accountant
  • Apr 14 William Darling, journalist
  • Apr 15 Douglas Wass, CEO (Equity & Law Life Assurance Company)
  • Apr 17 Lindsay Anderson, Bangalore India, director (Thursday's Children)
  • Apr 17 Lloyd Biggle Jr, US, sci-fi author (Silence is Deadly)
  • Apr 17 Norman Potter, cabinetmaker designer/writer
  • Apr 18 Beryl Platt [Baroness Platt of Writtle], British Engineer, politician and CEO (Equal Opportunities Comm)
  • Apr 18 Leif Panduro, Danish writer ('k Have varnish on traditions)
  • Apr 21 John Mortimer, English barrister and writer
  • Apr 22 Paula Fox, US children's books author (Poor George)
  • Apr 22 Peter Bowring, CEO (C T Bowring)
  • Apr 23 Avram Davidson, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Peregrine: Primus, Rork!), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1993)
  • Apr 23 James Kirkup, travel writer/poet/novelist (African in Greenland)

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 3 German politician Hermann Goering (30) weds Carin Hulda (34)

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 29 President of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (41) weds highly-educated woman Latife Hanim

President and founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
President and founder of the Republic of Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
  • Mar 23 Writer Anaïs Nin (Delta of Venus) marries banker and artist Hugh Parker Guiler in Havana, Cuba

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 26 English prince Albert Duke of York (George VI) (27) marries Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (22) at Westminster Abbey

Consort of George VI Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Consort of George VI
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 17 Chemist Linus Pauling (22) weds Ava Helen Miller

Chemist & Peace Activist Linus Pauling
Chemist & Peace Activist
Linus Pauling

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 3 Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead (21) weds field archaeologist Luther Cressman (25)

Cultural Anthropologist Margaret Mead
Cultural Anthropologist
Margaret Mead
  • Oct 14 "All Quiet on the Western Front" author Erich Maria Remarque (25) weds Ilse Jutta Zambona

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 16 General Francisco Franco (30) marries María del Carmen Polo y Martínez-Valdés (23) at Church of San Juan el Real in Oviedo

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 19 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (56) weds artist Maude Noel

Divorces in History

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 4 Actor Rudolph Valentino (24) divorces actress Jean Acker (26) only after 6 hours of getting married

Silent Film Star Rudolph Valentino
Silent Film Star
Rudolph Valentino

Deaths in History

  • Jan 2 Sam Carter, African American resident of Rosewood Florida, lynched by KKK
  • Jan 3 Jaroslav Hasek, Czech writer (Good Soldier Schweyk), dies at 39

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 9 Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand short story writer (The Garden Party), dies of tuberculosis at 34

Short story writer Katherine Mansfield
Short story writer
Katherine Mansfield
  • Jan 11 Constantine I, king of Greece (1913-17, 20-22), dies at 54
  • Jan 14 Zübeyde Hanım, Mother of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (b. 1857)
  • Jan 23 Max Nordau, Austrian author, philosopher, and Zionist leader (b. 1849)
  • Feb 6 Edward E Barnard, US astronomer (5th moon Jupiter), dies at 65

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 10 Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist who discovered X-rays (Nobel 1901), dies of cancer at 77

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Wilhelm Röntgen
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Wilhelm Röntgen
  • Feb 11 Wilhelm Killing, German mathematician (b. 1847)
  • Feb 15 Josephine Beall Bruce, African American activist, dies at 69

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 8 Johannes van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910), dies at 85

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals
Physicist/Nobel Laureate
Johannes van der Waals
  • Mar 8 Krišjānis Barons, Latvian writer (b. 1835)
  • Mar 22 Theophile Delcasse, French statesman, dies at 71
  • Mar 27 Sir James Dewar, Scottish chemist (b. 1842)
  • Apr 4 L Martov, [Joulij O Tsederbaum], Russ revolutionary, dies at 49
  • Apr 4 John Venn, British mathematician (b. 1834)
  • Apr 5 George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, English financier (b. 1866)
  • Apr 25 Louis-Olivier Taillon, Quebec politician (b. 1840)
  • May 10 Vaslav Vorovsky, Russian delegate, assassinated
  • May 14 Charles de Freycinet, French prime minister (b. 1828)
  • May 20 Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist, dies
  • Jun 5 George H Breitner, impressionist painter, dies at 65
  • Jun 10 Pierre Loti, [Julien Viaud], French sea officer/writer, dies
  • Jun 15 Alexander Stamboeliski, premier Bulgaria (1919-23), dies
  • Jun 29 Fritz Mauthner, German author/philosopher (skepticism), dies at 73
  • Jun 29 J C Gomez, General/Venezuela's 1st VP, assassinated
  • Jul 4 Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw), dies at 67
  • Jul 16 Louis M A Couperus, poet/writer (Books of Small Soles), dies at 60
  • Jul 20 Pancho Villa, [Doroteo Arango], Mexican rebel, murdered at 55

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 2 warren harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57

29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
  • Aug 5 Vatroslav Jagić, Croatian slavist (b. 1835)
  • Aug 7 Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89
  • Aug 14 Jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76
  • Aug 19 Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845)
  • Aug 24 Kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66
  • Sep 12 Jules Violle, French physicist and inventor (b. 1841)
  • Sep 22 Marquess of Ripon, game hunter, dies, after shooting 52nd grouse
  • Oct 14 Marcellus Emants, writer/poet (Refrained from Confession), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 30 Andrew Bonar Law, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1922-23), dies of throat cancer at 64

British Prime Minister Bonar Law
British Prime Minister
Bonar Law
  • Nov 5 Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, French novelist (b. 1880)
  • Nov 19 French Netscher, author/journalist (In 3rd Chamber), dies at 59
  • Nov 23 Urmuz, Romanian writer (b. 1883)
  • Nov 24 Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School), dies at 39
  • Nov 25 Ernst Debes, German cartographer (Moon Atlas), dies at 83
  • Nov 26 Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60
  • Dec 1 Virginie Loveling, Belgian writer and poet (b. 1836)
  • Dec 12 Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20
  • Dec 26 Dietrich Eckart, German Nazi politician (b. 1868)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 27 Gustave Eiffel [Alexandre], engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91

Engineer and Achitect Gustave Eiffel
Engineer and Achitect
Gustave Eiffel