Deaths in History in December 1921

  • Dec 12 Henrietta Leavitt, cepheid period-luminosity relation discover, dies
  • Dec 20 Hans Hartwig von Beseler, German general (b. 1850)
  • Dec 21 P B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84
  • Dec 25 Korolenko, writer, dies
  • Dec 31 Boies Penrose, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania (b. 1860)