Famous Deaths in December 1903

  • Dec 2 Victor Roger, composer, dies at 50
  • Dec 6 Frederick Grant Gleason, composer, dies at 54

Person of interestHerbert Spencer

Dec 8 Herbert Spencer, British philosopher (Social Statics), dies at 83

Philosopher and Intellectual Herbert Spencer
Philosopher and Intellectual
Herbert Spencer
  • Dec 11 Patrick McShane, cricket player/ump (1884-85 Ashes series), dies
  • Dec 14 William Ennis, 1st cop to die in electric chair
  • Dec 20 Gavriil Musicescu, composer, dies at 56
  • Dec 28 George Gissing, British novelist (New Grub Street, Charles Dickens: A Critical Study), dies from a chill at 46