Famous People Who Died in August 1924

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad (1857-1924)

Aug 3 Polish-English novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness), dies at 66

  • Aug 6 John Henry Roberts, composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 7 Camille Zeckwer, American composer, dies at 49
  • Aug 9 Jacob P Vis, Dutch founder (NV Royal Salt Industries), dies at 66
  • Aug 13 Julian Aguirre, Argentine composer and pianist, dies at 56
  • Aug 17 Pavel S "Paul" Urysohn, Russian mathematician, drowns at 26
  • Aug 17 Tom Kendall, Australian cricket slow bowler (2 Tests, 14 wickets in Australia's 1st 2 Tests, BB 7/55), dies at 72
  • Aug 25 Mariano Álvarez, Filipino general (b. 1818)
  • Aug 27 William Maddock Bayliss, British physiologist, co-discoverer of hormones, dies at 64
  • Aug 31 Todor Aleksandrov, Bulgarian revolutionary, army officer, Macedonian freedom fighter, and teacher, assassinated at 43