On This Day

Famous Deaths in October 1912

  • Oct 3 Guido Papini, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 65
  • Oct 4 Gen Zeledon, Nicaraguan opponent of US occupation, is executed
  • Oct 6 Auguste Beernaert, 14th Prime Minister of Belgium (1884-94) and Nobel Peace Prize laureare 1909, dies at 83
  • Oct 8 Wilhelm Kuhe, German composer, dies at 88
  • Oct 9 Millie & Christine McCoy, American Siamese twins born slaves, die at 61
  • Oct 19 E. B. Dwyer, Austalian-born cricketer (Sussex bowler 1906-09), dies at 36
  • Oct 24 Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Zeesterre), dies at 83
  • Oct 30 Jan Karol Gali, composer, dies at 56
  • Oct 30 James S. Sherman, 27th Vice President of the United States (1909-1912), dies at 57