1930 in History

Events in History

Events 1 - 100 of 216

  • Jan 1 Earl Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to 2nd lieutenant
  • Jan 1 Jurgens & Van den Berg merge with Lever Brothers to form Unilever

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Jan 5 Mao Zedong writes "A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire"

Chinese Communist Revolutionary Mao Zedong
Chinese Communist Revolutionary
Mao Zedong

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Jan 5 Bonnie Parker meets Clyde Barrow for the first time at Clarence Clay's house

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker
Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow
  • Jan 6 1st diesel engine automobile trip (in a Packard sedan) completed
  • Jan 7 Edwin Justus Mayer's "Children of Darkness" premieres in NYC
  • Jan 7 Marguerite Perey discovers francium (Fr), the last naturally occurring element to be found
  • Jan 10 Commencement of NZ's 1st Test, v England Christchurch
  • Jan 10 Maurice Allom takes Test hat-trick England v NZ Christchurch
  • Jan 10 Mordovian Autonomous Region in RSFSR constituted
  • Jan 13 "Mickey Mouse" comic strip 1st appears
  • Jan 15 George Headley scores century on debut v England (made 176)
  • Jan 18 -27°F (-33°C), Watts, Oklahoma (state record)
  • Jan 20 1st radio broadcast of "Lone Ranger" (WXYZ-Detroit)
  • Jan 22 -35°F (-37°C), Mount Carroll, Illinois (state record)
  • Jan 23 Clyde Tombaugh photographs planet Pluto
  • Jan 23 George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Va established
  • Jan 23 WIS-AM (now WOMG) in Columbia SC begins radio transmissions
  • Jan 24 Stewie Dempster scores New Zealand's 1st Test century
  • Jan 26 Cleveland's Terminal Tower opens (52 stories)
  • Jan 30 Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Banya" premieres in Leningrad
  • Jan 30 The world's first radiosonde is launched in Pavlovsk, USSR.
  • Jan 31 1st US glider flight from a dirigible, Lakehurst, NJ

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Feb 3 William Howard Taft resigns as US chief justice for health reasons

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft
  • Feb 3 The Communist Party of Vietnam is established.
  • Feb 4 1st tieless, soundless, shockless streetcar tracks, New Orleans
  • Feb 5 5th Aliyah to Israel begins
  • Feb 10 Grain Stabilization Corporation authorized by Congress
  • Feb 17 French government of André Tardieu falls for the first time
  • Feb 18 Cow flown & milked, milk sealed in paper containers & parachuted
  • Feb 18 Luigi Pirandello's "Come Tu Mi Vuoi" premieres in Milan
  • Feb 18 Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's "Simple Simon" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 18 US astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto
  • Feb 21 Marc Connelly's "Green Pastures" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 25 Check photographing device patented
  • Feb 26 1st red & green traffic lights installed (Manhattan NYC)
  • Feb 27 Bouvet Island declared a Norwegian dependency
  • Mar 2 1st US indoor glider flight, St Louis Terminal Building
  • Mar 4 Coolidge Dam in Arizona dedicated
  • Mar 4 Emma Fahning bowls 1st sanctioned 300 game by a woman
  • Mar 4 Terrible floods ransack Languedoc and the surrounds in south-west France, resulting in twelve departments being submerged by water and causing the death of over 700 people.
  • Mar 6 Clarence Birdseye develops a method for quick freezing food
  • Mar 11 William Taft, US 27th President & Chief Justice buried in Arlington

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Mar 12 Mohandas Gandhi begins 200m (300km) march protesting British salt tax

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Mar 12 Stanislawa Walasiewicz [Stella Walsh] sets record for the 220-yard dash (0:26.1)
  • Mar 13 Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory
  • Mar 15 1st seaplane glider flown, Port Washington, NY
  • Mar 15 1st streamlined submarine of US navy, USS Nautilus, launched
  • Mar 16 USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) floated out to become a national shrine
  • Mar 19 Nakagawa Soen accepted as a student of Katsube Keigaku Roshi
  • Mar 20 Clessie Cummins sets diesel engine speed record of 129.39 kph
  • Mar 23 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
  • Mar 23 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
  • Mar 24 1st religious services telecast in US (W2XBS NYC)
  • Mar 26 Congress appropriates $50,000 for Inter-American highway
  • Mar 27 1st US radio broadcast from a ship at sea
  • Mar 28 Turkish cities Constantinople & Angora change their names to Istanbul & Ankara
  • Mar 29 Heinrich Brüning is appointed German Reichskanzler.
  • Apr 2 1st NY-Bermuda airplane flight lands in Bermuda
  • Apr 3 Ras Tafari becomes Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
  • Apr 4 The Communist Party of Panama is founded.
  • Apr 5 England out for 849 v WI Kingston, Sandham out for 325
  • Apr 6 1st transcontinental glider tow completed
  • Apr 6 Hostess Twinkies invented by bakery executive James Dewar
  • Apr 10 George Headley scores 223 v England at Kingston
  • Apr 10 Thiokol synthetic rubber 1st produced in Yardley, New Jersey
  • Apr 14 Philip Barry's "Hotel Universe" premieres in NYC
  • Apr 17 Abkhazian ASSR forms in Georgian SSR
  • Apr 17 DuPont scientist Elmer K. Bolton invents neoprene using Julius Nieuwland's divinyl acetylene
  • Apr 18 Attempted raid on the armoury of police and auxiliary forces in Chittagong in Bengal province, British India by armed pro-independence revolutionaries led by Surya Sen popularly known as Master-da.
  • Apr 21 Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322
  • Apr 21 Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Moskva Golid" premieres in Moscow
  • Apr 22 US, Britain & Japan sign London Naval Treaty
  • Apr 22 British troops battle pro-independence revolutionaries in the Jalalabad hills near Chittagong in Bengal province, British India leaving 80 troops and 12 revolutionaries dead.
  • Apr 29 North Sea floodgate at Ijmuiden (biggest in world) officially opens
  • Apr 29 Telephone connection Britain-Australia goes into service
  • May 1 Planet Pluto offically named by 11 year-old Venetia Burney
  • May 2 Des Moines (Western League) defeats Wichita 13-6 to open 1st ballpark with permanently installed lights
  • May 5 Amy Johnson takes off - first woman to fly solo from England to Australia
  • May 7 Duleepsinhji scores 333 for Sussex v Northants in 330 mins

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May 9 John Masefield is appointed British Poet Laureate by King George V

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V
  • May 10 1st US planetarium opens (Adler-Chicago)
  • May 10 Clarrie Grimmett takes 10 for 37 v Yorkshire at Sheffield
  • May 12 Pulitzer prize awarded to Marc Connelly (Green Pastures)
  • May 13 Farmer killed by hail in Lubbock, Texas; only known fatality due to hail
  • May 15 Ellen Church becomes 1st female airline stewardess aboard a United flight from San Francisco to Cheyenne
  • May 19 White women win voting rights in South Africa
  • May 20 1st airplane catapulted from a dirigible, Charles Nicholson, pilot
  • May 21 Max Bishop draws 8 walks in a doubleheader
  • May 22 Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930)
  • May 22 Yankee "Bronx Bombers" hit 14 HRs in a game
  • May 24 1st woman to fly from England to Australia solo, lands (Amy Johnson)
  • May 24 Ruth homers in both games of a doubleheader, giving him 9 in one week
  • May 26 Joe Sewell, strikes out twice of his 3 times in 1930, by Pat Caraway
  • May 26 Supreme Court rules buying liquor does not violate the Constitution
  • May 27 Richard Drew invents masking tape
  • May 27 The 1,046-foot (319-meter) Chrysler Building in New York City, the tallest man-made structure at the time, opens to the public.
  • May 28 Georges Forbes succeeds Joseph Ward as premier of New Zealand
  • May 31 Building begins on Albert Canal in Belgium
  • May 31 Comet 73P/1930 (Schwassmann-Wachmann 3) approaches 0.0617 AUs of Earth

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 345

  • Jan 1 Gaafar Muhammad Nimeiry, premier/president (Sudan)
  • Jan 3 Marcel Dubé, Quebec playwright
  • Jan 5 Edward Galven Givens Jr, Quanah Texas, Major USAF/astronaut
  • Jan 6 Denis Pitts, journalist
  • Jan 11 Ron Mulock, Australian politician
  • Jan 12 Jennifer P Johnston, Irish author (Fool's sanctuary)
  • Jan 13 Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer
  • Jan 16 Norman Podhoretz, author/editor (NY Post), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 16 Clarence Ray Allen, American murderer (d. 2006)
  • Jan 17 Bill Benyon, English large landowner/Conservative Lower house leader

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Jan 20 Edwin Aldrin Jr, USAF/astro (Gem 12, Ap 11), born in Montclair, New Jersey

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin
  • Jan 21 Valentin Ignatyevich Filatyev, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Jan 23 Derek Walcott, St Lucia, poet/writer (Omeros, Nobel 1992)
  • Jan 23 William Reid Pogue, Okemah Oklahoma, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Skylab 4), (d. 2014)
  • Jan 24 Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 25 Tanya Savicheva, Russian diarist (d. 1944)
  • Jan 26 Anne Macfarlane, Master (Court of Protection)
  • Jan 27 Esteban Edward Torres, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • Jan 27 Roger Sims, British MP
  • Jan 28 David Morris, British MEP
  • Jan 29 Derek Bailey, English guitar virtuoso (d. 2005)
  • Jan 30 Magnus Adem Malan, South African minister of Defense (1980- )
  • Jan 30 Samuel J. Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (d. 1974)
  • Feb 1 Peter Tapsell, British MP
  • Feb 1 Shahabuddin Ahmed, President of Bangladesh
  • Feb 1 Mario Beaulieu, Quebec politician (d. 1998)
  • Feb 3 Gillian Ayres, English painter
  • Feb 8 Arlan Stangeland, (Rep-R-MN, 1977-1991), (d. 2013)
  • Feb 8 James Deetz, American anthropologist (d. 2000)
  • Feb 9 Garner Ted Armstrong, American evangelist (d. 2003)
  • Feb 11 Alevtina Koltschina, USSR, cross coutry relay skier (Oly-gold-1960)
  • Feb 11 Roy De Forest, American Painter (d. 2007)
  • Feb 12 Arlen Specter, (Sen-R-PA, 1981- )
  • Feb 13 Ernst Fuchs, Austrian artist
  • Feb 14 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, principal (Lady Margaret Hall-Oxford)
  • Feb 15 C F Payne, British chief constable, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 16 Frederick \"Fred\" Cuming, British painter, born in London
  • Feb 17 Ruth Rendell, English thriller writer (Inspector Wexford novels), born in South Woodford, Essex
  • Feb 18 Theodore C Freeman, Haverford Penn, capt USAF/astronaut
  • Feb 18 Gahan Wilson, American cartoonist
  • Feb 19 John Frankenheimer, director (Birdman of Alcatraz), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 20 Bill Walker, British MP
  • Feb 21 Elizabeth Adams, madame
  • Feb 22 JPS van Neerven, Dutch economist/editor (Limbourg Daily)
  • Feb 22 James McGarrell, American painter
  • Feb 23 Jef Geeraerts, Flemish writer (Black Venus)
  • Feb 25 Erica Pedretti, writer
  • Feb 27 Paul von Ragué Schleyer, American chemist
  • Feb 27 Peter Stone, American writer (d. 2003)
  • Feb 28 Leon Cooper, US physicist (Nobel 1972)
  • Feb 28 Bruce Dawe, Australian poet
  • Mar 2 Jan van Noor, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • Mar 3 Heiner Geißler, German politician
  • Mar 3 Ion Iliescu, President of Romania
  • Mar 7 Lord Snowdon, [Anthony Armstrong-Jones], photographer, born in London, England
  • Mar 9 Harrie J B Aarts, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • Mar 11 David Gentleman, designer/painter
  • Mar 12 Antony Acland, provost of Eton/British ambassador (to US)
  • Mar 12 Robin Cavendish, disabled campaigner
  • Mar 15 Zhores Ivanovich Alferov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Mar 17 James Benson Irwin, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 15), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 22 Derek Bok, college president (Harvard)
  • Mar 22 Lynden O Pindling, PM of Bahamas (1967-92)
  • Mar 22 Pat Robertson, televangelist (700 club, Presidential candidate-R-1989)
  • Mar 22 Derek Bok, American lawyer and educator
  • Mar 26 Gregory Corso, beat poet (Happy Birthday of Death, Long Live Man)
  • Mar 26 Sandra Day O'Connor, Texas, 1st woman Supreme Court Justice (1981- )
  • Mar 27 Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist/writer (Bird Watching)
  • Mar 28 Amelia Rosselli, Italian poet, born in Rome (d. 1996)
  • Mar 28 George Bruce, British portrait painter, born in London
  • Mar 29 Hugh Seymour, 8th Marquess of Hertford
  • Mar 30 Lord Browne-Wilkinson [Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson], Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (UK)
  • Mar 30 Rolf Harris, Australian/British cartoonist and entertainer, born in Bassendean, Western Australia
  • Apr 2 W Hambleden Smith, English newspaper magnate
  • Apr 3 Helmut Kohl, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Politician and Chancellor of West Germany 1982-90, Reunified Germany 1990-98
  • Apr 3 Lawton Chiles, (sen/gov-D-Florida, 1971-89/91- )
  • Apr 3 Max Frankel, journalist (Tables of Id of Organic Compounds)
  • Apr 8 Julien Van Remoortere, [Piet Mortelman], Flemish writer (Fist)
  • Apr 8 Mary Moore, principal (St Hilda's College, Oxford)
  • Apr 8 Carlos Hugo of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Parma
  • Apr 9 F. Albert Cotton, American chemist (d. 2007)
  • Apr 9 Nathaniel Branden, Canadian psychotherapist
  • Apr 10 Lord Morton, of Shauna, senator (College of Justice, Scotland)
  • Apr 11 Clive Exton, scriptwriter & playwright
  • Apr 11 James Alan Ferman, secretary (British Board of Film Classification)
  • Apr 11 Joseph Burnett-Stuart, CEO (Robert Fleming Holdings)
  • Apr 11 Nicholas F Brady, US Secretary of Treasury (1988-93)
  • Apr 11 W G [Bill] Hefner, (Rep-D-NC, 1975- )
  • Apr 11 Anton LaVey, Chicago Illinois, American founder of the Church of Satan
  • Apr 12 Patrick Edmund Pery, 6th Earl of Limerick, Irish peer and public servant
  • Apr 12 Lou A de Graaf, Dutch asst secretary of Social Affairs (VDA)
  • Apr 12 Uwe Kitzinger, President (Templeton College, Oxford)
  • Apr 12 Manuel Neri, American artist
  • Apr 13 Jeremiah Harman, British Judge "the kicking Judge"
  • Apr 14 George W Gekas, (Rep-R-PA, 1983- )
  • Apr 15 Elijah Barayi, head of South Africa union centre (COSATU)
  • Apr 15 Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland
  • Apr 16 John Robson, British ambassador (Norway)
  • Apr 21 Don Tyson, founder, Tyson Foods)
  • Apr 23 Michael Bowen, RC Archbishop (Southwark)

Weddings in History

  • Jan 8 Belgium Princess Marie-Jose marries Italian's crown prince Umberto

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 14 Author John Steinbeck (27) weds Carol Henning in Los Angeles, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 15 Businesswoman Estée Lauder (23) weds businessman Joseph Lauder

Cosmetics Company Founder Estée Lauder
Cosmetics Company Founder
Estée Lauder
  • Jun 23 Businessman Nelson Rockefeller (21) weds Mary Todhunter Clark

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 23 Diplomat Ralph Bunche (25) weds Ruth Harris

Diplomat and Nobel Laureate Ralph Bunche
Diplomat and Nobel Laureate
Ralph Bunche

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 14 1st Filipino President Emilio Aguinaldo (61) weds second wife Maria Agoncillo (51) at Barasoain Church in Malolos, Bulacan

Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines Emilio Aguinaldo
Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines
Emilio Aguinaldo
  • Aug 2 Laurence McKinley Gould (33), American Geologist and Polar Explorer weds Margaret ("Peg") Rice in Ann Arbor, Michigan

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 27 Journalist H. L. Mencken (49) weds author Sara Haardt (32) at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Journalist and Critic H. L. Mencken
Journalist and Critic
H. L. Mencken

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 4 Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (21) weds Vivien Burey at First African Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

First Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
First Black Supreme Court Justice
Thurgood Marshall

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 11 Mystery writer Agatha Christie (39) weds archaeologist Max Mallowan (26)

Novelist Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 6 Pablo Neruda marries Marie A Hagenaar Vogelzang in Batavia

Deaths in History

  • Jan 9 Edward W Buck, Dutch/US editor (Ladies Home Journal), dies at 66
  • Jan 13 C-E Auguste Rateau, French inventor (R-steam turbine), dies at 66
  • Jan 13 Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti, English Electrical Engineer and Inventor, dies at 65
  • Feb 6 Eva Strittmatter, writer, dies at 17
  • Feb 22 Godfried CE van Daalen, Dutch general/governor of Atjeh, dies at 66
  • Feb 24 Jacobus van Looy, Dutch writer/painter (Night Cactus), dies at 74
  • Feb 26 Raffaele Merry del Val, Spanish Cardinal, dies at 64

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Mar 2 D. H. Lawrence, English poet and writer (Lady Chatterley's Lover), dies of tuberculosis at 44

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Mar 8 William Howard Taft, 27th US President (1909-13) and Chief Justice, dies at 72

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft
  • Mar 8 Edward Terry Sanford, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (b. 1865)
  • Mar 12 Alois Jirásek, Czech writer (b. 1851)

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Mar 12 William George Barker, Canadian fighter ace (Victoria Cross recipient), dies in a training accident at 35

First World War Flying Ace William George Barker
First World War Flying Ace
William George Barker
  • Mar 13 Mary E W Freeman, US writer (Pembroke), dies at 77
  • Mar 15 Antonio Beltramelli, writer, dies at 51
  • Mar 16 Miguel Primo de Riveray Orbaneja, Sp dictator (1923-30), dies at 60
  • Mar 19 Arthur Balfour, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1902-05) and Foreign Secretary (Balfour Declaration), dies of unremitting circulatory trouble at 81
  • Mar 29 Anton Bettelheim, writer, dies
  • Apr 1 Zawditu, 1st reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies
  • Apr 2 Empress Zauditu of Ethiopia (b. 1876)
  • Apr 4 Vladimir Majakovski, Russian poet, dies
  • Apr 14 Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian poet, dies at 36
  • Apr 16 José Carlos Mariátegui, Peruvian journalist, political philosopher and activist (b. 1894)
  • Apr 17 Alexander Golovin, Russian painter (b. 1863)
  • Apr 19 Georges-Casimir Dessaulles, Canadian senator (b. 1827)
  • Apr 21 Robert S Bridges, poet laureate (Testament of beauty), dies at 85
  • Apr 21 Robert Bridges, English poet, British Poet Laureate (1913-30), dies at 85
  • Apr 22 Jeppe Aakjaer, Danish poet (b. 1866)
  • May 12 Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch SDAP leader, dies at 70

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May 13 Fridtjof Nansen, Arctic explorer/diplomat (Nobel 1922), dies at 68

Arctic explorer/Nobel Laureate Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic explorer/Nobel Laureate
Fridtjof Nansen
  • May 13 Helena Lange, German feminist, dies
  • May 17 Herbert David Croly, US founder (New Republic), dies at 61
  • May 25 Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1848)
  • Jun 5 Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist, dies
  • Jun 10 Adolf Harnack, German theologian (b. 1851)
  • Jun 11 Henry Clay Folger Jr, CEO (Folger Shakespeare Library), dies at 72
  • Jun 16 Elmer Ambrose Sperry, US inventor (gyroscope compass), dies
  • Jun 16 Ezra Fitch, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (b. 1866)
  • Jun 22 Karl von Amira, German historian, dies at 82

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Jul 7 Arthur Conan Doyle, British writer (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 71

  • Jul 19 Robert Stout, NZ prime minister (1884-87), dies at 85
  • Jul 23 Glenn Hammond Curtiss, aviation pioneer/airplane builder, dies at 52
  • Jul 30 Joan Gamper, Swiss-Catalan businessman and founder of FC Barcelona (b. 1877)
  • Aug 27 Didericus G van Epen, genealogist/Dutch Patriarch, dies at 62
  • Aug 28 Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies
  • Aug 29 William Archibald Spooner, English writer (b. 1844)
  • Sep 5 Robert Means Thompson, American naval officer (b. 1849)
  • Sep 23 Jonkvrouw Catharina AM de Savornin Lohman, author, dies at 62
  • Sep 24 William A. MacCorkle, Governor of West Virginia (b. 1857)
  • Sep 29 Ilya Yefimovich Repin, Russian painter (b. 1844)
  • Oct 3 Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/etcher/author (Bauer), dies at 73
  • Oct 5 Christopher Birdwood Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson, British military officer (b. 1875)
  • Oct 10 Adolf Engler, German botanist (b. 1844)
  • Oct 14 Sam[uel] van Houten, lib minister (Child labor laws), dies
  • Oct 15 Herbert Henry Dow, American chemical industrialist (b. 1866)
  • Oct 26 Harry Payne Whitney, American businessman (b. 1872)
  • Nov 2 Oliver Perry Hay, American Paleontologist, dies at 84

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Nov 3 Alfred Wegener, German polar researcher and meteorologist (continental shift), dies while on an expedition to Greenland (date is approximate)

Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist Alfred Wegener
Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist
Alfred Wegener

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Nov 5 Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1858)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Christiaan Eijkman
  • Dec 11 Friedrich von Bernhardi, German war theorist/historian, dies at 81
  • Dec 13 Fritz Pregl, Slovenian/Austrian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1869)
  • Dec 23 Johannes H Been, Brielle archivist, dies at 71
  • Dec 24 Eduard David, German minister (constitution of Weimar), dies at 67