On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1919

  • Dec 2 Henry Clay Frick, built largest coke & steel operation, dies at 69

Person of interestPierre Auguste Renoir

Dec 3 Pierre Auguste Renoir, French Impressionist painter and sculptor (Bal du moulin de la Galette, Luncheon of the Boating Party), dies at 78

Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir
Painter & Sculptor
Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • Dec 13 Amintore Galli, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • Dec 13 Woldemar Voigt, German physicist (b. 1850)
  • Dec 18 Horatio Parker, American organist and composer, dies at 56
  • Dec 18 John Alcock, English pilot (1st non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean), dies in crash at 27
  • Dec 27 Achilles Alferaki, Russian composer, dies at 73
  • Dec 27 Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch lib premier (1905-08), dies at 68
  • Dec 28 Johannes Rydberg, Swedish physicist (Rydberg formula), dies at 65
  • Dec 29 William Osler, Canadian physician and author (circulatory system), dies at 70