On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1921

Person of interestEnrico Caruso

Aug 2 Enrico Caruso, Italian operatic tenor (Faust), dies at 48

Operatic Tenor Enrico Caruso
Operatic Tenor
Enrico Caruso
  • Aug 7 Alexander Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40
  • Aug 8 Juhani Aho, Finnish journalist and writer (Panu, Tuomio), dies at 59
  • Aug 10 John M Martin, last confederate congress member, dies
  • Aug 16 Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1903-21), dies at 77
  • Aug 21 Ernest Daudet, French journalist and writer (White Terror), dies at 84
  • Aug 24 Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet, dies at 35
  • Aug 26 Ludwig Thoma, writer, dies
  • Aug 26 Matthias Erzberger, German min of Finance, murdered at 45
  • Aug 29 Joel Asaph Allen, American zoologist (Allen's rule) and first curator of birds and mammals at the American Museum of Natural History, dies at 83