Famous Deaths in October 1915

  • Oct 2 Russell Alexander, composer, dies at 38
  • Oct 5 Jose Maria Usandizaga, composer, dies at 28
  • Oct 5 Otto Valdemar Malling, Danish organist and composer (Det hellige Land, opus 46), dies at 67
  • Oct 7 Samuel Prowse Warren, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 9 Constant A M Cap, Flemish poet/etcher, dies at 73
  • Oct 12 Edith L Cavell, British nurse, executed by Germans in Belgium (WWII)
  • Oct 22 Andrew Noble, Scottish physicist who was a founder of the science of ballistics, dies at 84

Person of interestW. G. Grace

Oct 23 W. G. Grace, Victorian England's greatest cricketer, dies of a heart attack at 67

Cricketer W. G. Grace
Cricketer
W. G. Grace
  • Oct 24 Désiré Charnay, French traveller and archaeologist, dies at 87
  • Oct 30 Gervys Rignold Hazlitt, cricketer (9 Tests for Aust 1907-12), dies

Person of interestCharles Tupper

Oct 30 Charles Tupper, sixth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of heart failure at 94

6th Prime Minister of Canada Charles Tupper
6th Prime Minister of Canada
Charles Tupper