On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1921

  • Dec 10 Viktor Jacobi, composer, dies at 38
  • Dec 10 George Ashlin, Irish architect noted for his work on churches and cathedrals, dies at 84
  • Dec 12 Henrietta Swan Leavitt, American astronomer (period-luminosity relation), dies at 53
  • Dec 13 Frederick Martin, cricketer (14 wkts in 2 Tests for Eng 1890-92), dies
  • Dec 16 Camille Saint-Saens, French composer (Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso), dies at 86
  • Dec 20 Hans Hartwig von Beseler, German Colonel General, dies at 71
  • Dec 21 P B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84
  • Dec 25 Hans Huber, Swiss composer, dies at 69
  • Dec 25 Vladimir Korolenko, Russian writer (The Blind Musician), dies at 68
  • Dec 31 Boies Penrose, American politician (U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania (1897-1921)), dies at 61
  • Dec 31 J√≥zsef Kiss, Hungarian literary (Zsido Dalok), dies at 78