1927 in History

Events in History

Events 1 - 100 of 176

  • Jan 1 Communist uprising in West Java
  • Jan 1 Turkey adopts the Gregorian calendar: December 18, 1926 (Julian), is immediately followed by January 1, 1927 (Gregorian).
  • Jan 6 US marines return to Nicaragua
  • Jan 7 Commercial transatlantic telephone service inaugurated between NY & London
  • Jan 7 Harlem Globetrotters play 1st game (Hinckley, Illinois)
  • Jan 9 Dmitri Shostakovitch' Octet opus 11, premieres in Moscow
  • Jan 9 Fire in Laurier Palace cinema in Montreal, 78 children died
  • Jan 10 Fritz Lang's silent film Metropolis premieres in Berlin
  • Jan 13 US & Mexico battle over oil interests
  • Jan 15 The Tennessee Supreme Court overturns (on a technicality) John T Scopes' guilty verdict for teaching evolution — but the law itself remains in force
  • Jan 19 British government decides to send troops to China
  • Jan 26 Maxwell Anderson's "Saturday's Children" premieres in NYC
  • Jan 28 Serbian-Croatian-Slavic government of Oezonowitsj falls
  • Jan 29 4th German government of Marx forms
  • Jan 30 Left wins national election in Thuringen
  • Jan 31 Internationall allied military command in Germany disbands
  • Jan 31 NL Pres John Heydler rules Rogers Hornsby can't hold stock in the Cardinals & play for the Giants
  • Feb 2 Harry Tierney/Joseph McCarthy's "Rio Rita" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 2 Ziegfeld Theater (Loew's Ziegfeld) opens at 6th Ave & 54th St NYC
  • Feb 3 Uprising against regime of general Carmona in Portugal
  • Feb 4 KGA-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions
  • Feb 8 Belgian-Swiss treaty signed

Conference meetingConference of Interest

Feb 10 US President Calvin Coolidge asks for 2nd disarmament conference

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge
  • Feb 11 US female Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran
  • Feb 11 US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles
  • Feb 12 British expeditionary army lands in Shanghai
  • Feb 13 Uprising against Portuguese regime of Gen Carmona defeated
  • Feb 16 Noel Coward's "Marquise" premieres in London
  • Feb 16 US restores diplomatic relations with Turkey
  • Feb 18 1st US radio broadcast of "Cities Service Concerts"
  • Feb 18 US & Canada begin diplomatic relations
  • Feb 19 General strike against British occupiers in Shanghai
  • Feb 22 Baruch Spinosa's house of mourning opened as a museum
  • Feb 23 US President Calvin Coolidge creates Federal Radio Commission (FRC)
  • Feb 24 John Golden Theater (Theatre Masque) opens at 252 W 45th St NYC
  • Feb 25 Gdanks & Polish accord concerning traffic through Polish corridor
  • Mar 1 Bank of Italy becomes a National Bank
  • Mar 5 1,000 US marines land in China to protect American property
  • Mar 7 Earthquake measuring 8 on Richter scale strikes Tango, Japan
  • Mar 8 Pan American Airlines incorporates
  • Mar 10 Albania mobilize by threat of Serbian, Croatian & Slovenes

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 10 Bavaria lifts ban on Hitler's speeches

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Mar 11 1st armored commercial car hold-up in US, Pittsburgh
  • Mar 11 1st golden gloves tournament
  • Mar 11 Samuel Roxy Rothafel opens famous Roxy Theater (NYC)
  • Mar 17 US government doesn't sign league of Nations disarmament treaty
  • Mar 19 Bloody battles between communists & nazis in Berlin
  • Mar 21 Guomindang Army conquerors Shanghai as British marines flee
  • Mar 22 Federico Garcia Lorca's "El Maleficio" premieres in Madrid
  • Mar 24 Cuban chess champion Jose Capablanca wins 33-day Grand Chess Tournie
  • Mar 24 Dutch 1st Chamber condemns Belgian & Netherland's Wielingen Treaty
  • Mar 26 Alfred Hugenberg purchases German film company UFA
  • Mar 26 Gaumont-British Film Corporation forms
  • Mar 28 Majestic Theater opens at 245 W 44th St NYC
  • Mar 29 Henry O D Seagrave races his Sunbeam to a record 203.79 mph at Daytona
  • Apr 1 1st automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice
  • Apr 3 Interstate Commerce Comm transfers Ohio to Eastern time zone
  • Apr 5 Johnny Weissmuller set records in 100 & 200 m free style
  • Apr 7 Using phone lines TV is sent from Wash DC to NYC
  • Apr 9 Italy & US anarchists Sacco & Vanzetti given death sentences
  • Apr 11 Chilean gen Carlos Ibáñez names himself president

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 12 Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek begins counter revolution in Shanghai

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • Apr 14 The first Volvo car premieres in Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Apr 15 Switzerland & USSR agree to diplomatic relations
  • Apr 17 Japan's Wakarsoeki government falls/Baron Tanaka becomes premier
  • Apr 18 Chiang Kai-shek forms anti-government in China
  • Apr 19 "Vagabond King" opens in London
  • Apr 25 Spain routes 20,000 soldiers to Morocco (uprising Rifkabylen)
  • Apr 27 Carabineros de Chile (Chilean national police force and gendarmery) are created.
  • Apr 29 Construction of Spirit of St Louis (the monoplane which Charles Lindburgh was to fly across the Atlantic) is completed
  • Apr 30 Princess Juliana gets seat in Dutch Council of State
  • May 1 1st British airliner to serve cooked meals (Imperial Airways)
  • May 2 Intl Economic Conference (52 countries including USSR) opens
  • May 2 Pulitzer prize awarded to Louis Bromfield (Early Autumn)
  • May 2 U.S. Supreme Court's "Buck v. Bell", permits forced sterilizations of various "unfits" by states' authorities where such surgeries are practiced for eugenic reasons
  • May 4 1st balloon flight over 40,000 feet (Scott Field, Ill)
  • May 4 Nicaragua agrees to a US supervised presidential election in 1928
  • May 7 SF Municipal Airport (Mills Field) dedicated
  • May 7 Angelos Sikelianos organizes the first Delphic Festival in Delphi to celebrate the ancient Greek Delphic ideal.
  • May 9 Canberra replaces Melbourne as the capital of Australia
  • May 9 The Australian Parliament first convenes in Canberra.
  • May 11 Louis B Mayer forms Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  • May 13 "Black Friday" on Berlin Stock Exchange
  • May 14 Cap Arcona is launched at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg.
  • May 14 The University of Chicago's local collegiate organization, Phi Sigma, becomes incorporated under Illinois law as Eta Sigma Phi, the National Honorary Classical Fraternity.
  • May 16 Supreme Court ruled bootleggers must pay income tax
  • May 17 U.S. Army aviation pioneer, Major Harold Geiger, dies in the crash of his Airco DH.4 de Havilland plane at Olmstead Field, Pennsylvania
  • May 18 "Slide Lake" in Gros Ventre, Wyoming, collapses
  • May 18 Ritz Hotel opens in Boston
  • May 18 Bath School Disaster, Bath MI. Andrew Kehoe blows up Bath Consolidated School killing 38 children, 2 teachers.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 20 At 7:40 AM, Charles Lindbergh takes off from New York to cross the Atlantic for Paris, aboard Spirit of St Louis (1st non-stop flight)

  • May 20 Saudi Arabia becomes independent of Great Britain (Treaty of Jeddah)
  • May 21 Aviator Charles Lindbergh, in the Spirit of St Louis, lands in Paris after the first solo air crossing of Atlantic
  • May 22 8.3 Nan-Shan earthquake strikes Tsinghai, China, over 40,900 killed

CommunicationModel T

May 25 Henry Ford announces that he is ending production of the Model T Ford

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 26 Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company produce the last (and 15th million) Model T Ford / Tin Lizzie

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford
  • May 27 Japanese military intervention in Chinese civil war

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

May 27 Tomáš Masaryk re-elected President of Czechoslovakia for a second time

Father of Czechoslovakia Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
Father of Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
  • Jun 1 Peace Bridge between US & Canada opens
  • Jun 4 Johnny Weissmuller set swim records in 100-yard & 200-yard free-style

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 297

  • Jan 1 Yuri Grigorovich, Leningrad, choreographer
  • Jan 1 Maurice Béjart, French choreographer (d. 2007)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 1 Vernon L. Smith, American economist (Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences)

Economist Vernon L. Smith
Vernon L. Smith
  • Jan 2 David Herbert, publisher
  • Jan 2 Richard Belmont Ray, (Rep-D-Ga) [or Feb 2]
  • Jan 4 Paul Desmarais, Canadian businessman
  • Jan 8 Charles Tomlinson, British poet and translator, born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (d. 2015)
  • Jan 10 Otto Stich, Swiss politician
  • Jan 13 Brock Adams, American politician (d. 2004)
  • Jan 13 Sydney Brenner, British Nobel Laureate
  • Jan 17 Dr Tom Dooley, American humanitarian (d. 1961)
  • Jan 18 Sundaram Balachander, Indian veena player (d. 1990)
  • Jan 20 Geoffrey WT Atkins, British World Champion racket player (1954-72)
  • Jan 20 Olivier Strebelle, Belgian sculptor/ceramist
  • Jan 23 Lars-Eric Lindblad, Swedish-American entrepreneur and explorer (d. 1994)
  • Jan 24 Paula Hawkins, (Sen-R-FL, 1981-86)
  • Jan 24 Sir Patrick Macnaghten, 11th Baronet, British aristocrat (d. 2007)
  • Jan 25 Seung Sahn, zen teacher (Korean line)
  • Jan 26 Jose Simon Azcona Hoyo, president of Honduras (1986-90)
  • Jan 28 Anthony Garner, director (Conservative Central Office)
  • Jan 28 J D Hughes, Principal (Ruskin College-Oxford)
  • Jan 28 James Callaghan, British MP
  • Jan 29 Edward Abbey, US author (Desert Solitaire)
  • Jan 30 Olof Palme, PM of Sweden (1969-76, 1982-86) assassinated, born in Stockholm, Sweden

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 31 Lorraine Warren, Monroe Connecticut, American paranormal investigator (Amityville haunting)

Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Lorraine Warren
  • Feb 1 Galway Kinnell, American author (Body Rags, Book of Nightmares), born in Providence RI, (d. 2014)
  • Feb 2 Friedrich K Flick, German industrialist
  • Feb 2 Richard Ray, (Rep-D-GA, 1983- ) [or Jan 2]
  • Feb 3 Joan Lowery Nixon, American writer (d. 2003)
  • Feb 3 Blas Ople, Filipino politician (d. 2003)
  • Feb 5 Ruth Fertel, American entrepreneur (d. 2002)
  • Feb 8 John T Myers, (Rep-R-IN, 1967- )
  • Feb 9 Donald Miller, CEO (Scottish Power)
  • Feb 9 Norman Adams, painter/ceramic sculptor
  • Feb 10 Jakov Lind, German/British author (Counting My Footsteps)
  • Feb 10 Nigel Bagnall, British field marshal
  • Feb 10 Viscount Cowdray, British financier/multi-millionaire
  • Feb 13 Harry Wich, Dutch set designer
  • Feb 15 Frank Dunlop, director (Edinburgh International Festival)
  • Feb 15 William Bentley, diplomat
  • Feb 18 John W Warner, American politician (Sen-R-VA, 1979- ) married Elizabeth Taylor
  • Feb 19 Rene Firino-Martell, cognac manufacturer
  • Feb 20 Roy Cohn, lawyer, "grand inquisitor" (for Sen Joseph McCarthy)
  • Feb 21 Hubert de Givenchy, Beauvais France, fashion designer (Audrey Hepburn)
  • Feb 24 David Mourao-Ferreira, poet/politician
  • Feb 25 Rev. Bruce Ritter, Catholic priest and controversial founder of charity Covenant House, born in Trenton New Jersey (d. 1999)
  • Feb 26 Tom Kennedy, quiz host (You Don't Say, Name That Tune), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Feb 27 Lord Belhaven & Stenton
  • Feb 27 Michael Butler, Pro-Provost/chairman (Royal College of Art)
  • Feb 28 Bernard Frank, oriental scholar/writer
  • Feb 28 John Swire, British aircraft magnate (Cathay Pacific)
  • Mar 1 Robert Heron Bork, judge, nominated for supreme court, (d. 2012)
  • Mar 3 Charles O Whitley, (Rep-D-NC, 1977- )
  • Mar 3 Frank Singleton, librarian
  • Mar 3 Pierre Aubert, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • Mar 4 Philip Batt, 29th Governor of the U.S. state of Idaho
  • Mar 4 Robert Orben, American magician
  • Mar 6 John Fairchild, CEO (Fairchild publishing), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Mar 6 Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr, Shawnee Oklahoma, USAF/astronaut (Mer 9, Gem 5)
  • Mar 7 Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and teacher (d. 2006)
  • Mar 7 Henri Landwirth, Belgian-American hotel owner and philanthropist
  • Mar 8 Stanisław Kania, Polish politician
  • Mar 10 Paul Wunderlich, German lithographer/painter/sculptor
  • Mar 11 Alan Betts, emeritus professor (Royal Veterinary College)
  • Mar 11 Raymond Jackson, [Jaki], British cartoonist
  • Mar 11 Robert Mosbacher, US politician(?)
  • Mar 11 Ron Todd, British trade unionist
  • Mar 12 Raul Alfonsin, president (Argentina)
  • Mar 13 Charles Sickman Corsen, Dutch Antillean poet
  • Mar 13 Robert Denning, American interior designer (d. 2005)
  • Mar 14 Joop F Wolff, Dutch editor (Truth)/Dutch politician (CPN)
  • Mar 15 Philip Vincent Belloc Jebb, architect
  • Mar 16 Daniel Patrick Moynihan, US ambassador to UN/(Sen-D-NY, 1977- )
  • Mar 16 Vladimir M Komarov, Moscow Russia, cosmonaut (Voshkod I Soyuz 1)
  • Mar 17 Nancy Sheehan, writer
  • Mar 18 Lillian Vernon, founder and CEO of the Lillian Vernon Corporation (first company listed on US stock exchange started by a woman), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 2015)
  • Mar 21 Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German Minister of Foreign Affairs (FDP), worked to re-unify Germany, born in Reideburg (d. 2016)
  • Mar 24 Martin Walser, German writer, born in Wasserburg am Bodensee
  • Mar 26 Jonathan Tod, Vice-Admiral (England)
  • Mar 27 Anthony Lewis, New York USA, American columnist (NY Times) and author (Gideon's Trumpet)
  • Mar 27 Lord Fanshawe of Richmond [Anthony Henry Fanshawe Royle], Member of Parliament
  • Mar 28 Marianne Fredriksson, Swedish author (d. 2007)
  • Mar 29 Arthur Ravenel Jr, (Rep-R-South Carolina)
  • Mar 29 John McLaughlin, TV commentator (McLaughlin Group) and Nixon aide, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2016)
  • Mar 29 John Vane, FRS/pharmacologist
  • Mar 29 Donald Ross [Lord Ross], Dundee, Scottish judge
  • Mar 30 Lord Armstrong of Ilminster [Robert Armstrong], British life peer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 31 Cesar Chavez, American farm labor leader (United Farm Workers), born in Yuma, Arizona (d. 1993)

Farm Labor Leader Cesar Chavez
Farm Labor Leader
Cesar Chavez
  • Apr 3 Wesley Brown, 1st African American US Naval Academy graduate, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2012)
  • Apr 4 Bob Stump, (Rep-R-AZ, 1977- )
  • Apr 5 John Gilbert, British politician and Minister (L), born in London (d. 2013)
  • Apr 6 David Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury)
  • Apr 10 Marshall Warren Nirenberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Apr 12 Patrick Meehan, petty criminal
  • Apr 13 Lord Wedderburn of Charlton, QC, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 13 Rosa Joyce Plesters Brommelie, conservation scientist
  • Apr 15 Abha Gandhi, servant to Gandhi
  • Apr 15 Robert Mills, American physicist (d. 1999)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 16 Pope Benedict XVI [Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger], Catholic Pope (2005-2013), born in Marktl, Bavaria, Germany

265th Pope  Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI
  • Apr 18 Tadeusz Mazowiecki, premier of Poland (1989-90)

Weddings in History

  • Apr 23 Mary Barbara Hamilton (25,)best-selling British romantic author, marries 1st husband Alexander McQorquodale

HeartWedding of Interest

May 10 1954 Nobel Prize winner in Literature Ernest Hemingway (27) weds journalist Pauline Pfeiffer (31)

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 8 Painter Marcel Duchamp (39) weds Lydie Sarazin-Lavassor

Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 12 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (53) weds Maria Cristina Bezzi-Scali

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 25 Pediatrician Benjamin Spock (24) weds civil liberties advocate Jane Cheney

Pediatrician Benjamin Spock
Benjamin Spock

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 27 British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (39) weds Elizabeth Carver in Chiswick, England

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 15 Writer Graham Greene (23) weds Vivien Dayrell-Browning at St. Mary's Church in Hampstead, North London

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 29 Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) (23) marries first wife fellow author and editor Helen Palmer (28)

Children's Author Dr. Seuss
Children's Author
Dr. Seuss

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 1 Chinese political and military leader Chiang Kai-shek (40) weds Soong May-ling (28) in Shanghai

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek

Divorces in History

  • Mar 10 American author and journalist "The Old man and the Sea" Enerest Hemingway divorces 1st wife Elizabeth Hadley Richardson

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 27 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (53) divorces Beatrice O'Brien after 22 years of marriage

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Aug 26 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (60) divorces artist Maude Noel after almost 4 years of marriage

Deaths in History

  • Jan 3 Carle David Tolmé Runge, German physicist (b. 1856)
  • Jan 9 Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist, dies at 71

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 17 Juliette Gordon Low, American founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA, dies of breast cancer at 66

Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA Juliette Gordon Low
Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA
Juliette Gordon Low
  • Jan 19 Carlota of Mexico, princess of Belgium and empress consort of Mexico (1864-67), dies at 86
  • Jan 21 Floris H Verster, Dutch painter/cartoonist/etcher, dies at 65
  • Jan 27 Georgios Grivas, Cyprus-born general in the Greek Army
  • Jan 27 Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevičius (Matulewicz), Lithuanian bishop
  • Feb 5 Inayat Khan, Indian sufi
  • Feb 13 Brooks Adams, US philosopher (New Empire), dies at 78
  • Feb 19 Georg Brandes, [Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic, dies at 85
  • Mar 3 Mikhail Artsybashev, Russian writer (b. 1878)
  • Mar 4 Ira Remsen American chemist (b. 1846)
  • Mar 5 Franz Mertens, German mathematician (b. 1840)
  • Mar 23 Paul César Helleu, French artist (b. 1859)
  • Mar 31 Borisav "Bora" Stanković, Serbian writer (b. 1875)
  • Apr 15 Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Di Giacomo), dies at 47
  • Apr 15 Gaston Leroux, French writer (b. 1868)
  • May 2 Ernest Starling, British physiologist (b. 1866)
  • May 5 Charles Boissevain, editor in chief (General Trade 1885-1908), dies
  • May 11 Henry Martyn Robert, (Robert's Rules of Order), dies at 90
  • May 11 Juan Gris, Spanish cubist painter, dies at 40
  • May 17 Harold Geiger, U.S. Army aviation pioneer (b. 1884)
  • May 18 Andrew Kehoe, American mass murderer commits suicide (b. 1872)
  • May 25 Payne Whitney, American businessman (b. 1876)
  • May 28 Georges Eekhoud, Belgian writer (Belgian Kempen), dies
  • May 28 Boris Kustodiev, Russian painter (b. 1878)
  • Jun 1 J. B. Bury, Irish historian (b. 1861)
  • Jun 2 Eduard GHH Cuypers, architect (De Hooge Vuursche), dies at 67

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 2 Lizzie Borden, American woman acquitted of the murder of her parents, dies at 66

Acquitted Murderer Lizzie Borden
Acquitted Murderer
Lizzie Borden
  • Jun 7 Voikov, Soviet ambassador to Warsaw, murdered
  • Jun 7 Edmund James Flynn, Premier of Quebec (b. 1847)
  • Jun 9 Victoria Woodhull, American woman's suffrage leader and first woman to be nominated for US presidency, dies at 88
  • Jun 13 Henry CK "Clan" Petty-Fitzmaurice, gov of India (1888-94), dies at 82
  • Jun 14 Jerome K. Jerome, British author (b. 1859)
  • Jul 5 Albrecht Kossel, German physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1853)
  • Jul 7 Gösta Mittag-Leffler, Swedish mathematician (b. 1846)
  • Jul 10 Kevin O'Higgins, Irish Free State VP, assassinated
  • Jul 13 James E K Aggrey, Ghana/US theologist, dies
  • Jul 20 Ferdinand I VAM, King of Romania, dies at 61
  • Jul 23 Saad Zaghlul, Egyptian parliament chairman, dies at 74
  • Jul 24 Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Japanese writer (b. 1892)
  • Jul 25 Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne), dies
  • Jul 30 Robert Marquies de Flers, French writer (Monsieur Bretonneau), dies
  • Aug 4 John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house leader, dies at 75
  • Aug 13 James Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49
  • Aug 17 Horace Alderman, US, murderer, hanged
  • Aug 23 Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Mass
  • Sep 12 Walther Amelung, German archaeologist, dies at 61
  • Sep 12 Sarah Frances Whiting, American physicist and astronomer (b. 1847)
  • Sep 15 Herman Gorter, socialist/poet (Mai, Pan), dies at 62
  • Sep 19 Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (b. 1849)
  • Sep 29 Willem Einthoven, Dutch physiologist (Nobel-1924), dies at 67
  • Sep 29 Arthur Achleitner, German writer (b. 1858)
  • Oct 2 Svante August Arrhenius, chemist, dies
  • Oct 10 Gustave Whitehead, German-born inventor (b. 1874)
  • Oct 22 Borisav "Bora" Stanković, Serbian writer (b. 1876)
  • Oct 29 Leonard Nelson, Ger philosopher (Nelson-Friessche Schule), dies at 45
  • Nov 3 Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod, Czech journalist (b. 1860)
  • Nov 11 Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen, Danish Botanist and Geneticist who provided evidence for Hugo de Vries' mutation theory, dies at 70
  • Nov 17 Adolf A Joffe, Russian author/diplomat, commits suicide at 44
  • Nov 23 S Przybyszewski, writer, dies
  • Nov 26 Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch performer (governess), assassinated at 47
  • Nov 28 Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (New-Guinea), dies
  • Dec 14 Yulian Vasilievich Sokhotski, Russian mathematician (b. 1842)
  • Dec 25 Sergei D Sazonov, Russian Foreign minister (1910-16), dies at 66