On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1923

  • Dec 1 Virginie Loveling, Flemish writer (Sophie) and poet, dies at 87
  • Dec 2 Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 8 Dom Joseph Pothier, French monk and musicologist, dies at 88
  • Dec 12 Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20
  • Dec 14 Giuseppi Gallignani, Italian composer and conductor, takes his own life at 72
  • Dec 16 Kacsóh Pongrác, Hungarian composer, dies at 50
  • Dec 22 Arthur H. Bird, American composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 26 Dietrich Eckart, German Nazi politician (b. 1868)

Person of interestGustave Eiffel

Dec 27 Gustave Eiffel, French engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91

Engineer and Architect Gustave Eiffel
Engineer and Architect
Gustave Eiffel