On This Day

Deaths in History in September 1921

  • Sep 2 Henry Austin Dobson, English poet (b. 1840)
  • Sep 2 Anthony Francis Lucas, Croatian-American oil exploration pioneer, dies at 65
  • Sep 7 Alfred William Rich, watercolor painter (b. 1856)
  • Sep 11 Subramania Bharati, Indian poet and independence activist, dies at 38
  • Sep 13 Italo Svevo, writer, dies at 59
  • Sep 13 Ludwig-Alexander von Battenberg [Mountbatten], admiral (WWI), dies at 67
  • Sep 15 Roman von Ungern-Sternberg 'the mad Baron', Baltic-German baron and anti-communist Russian general, executed by the Russian Red Army at 35
  • Sep 21 José Celso Barbosa, Puerto Rican physician, sociologist and political leader, dies at 64
  • Sep 21 George Foottit, English clown, dies at 57
  • Sep 22 Ivan Vazov, Bulgarian poet, novelist and playwright (Under the Yoke), dies at 71
  • Sep 30 Oskar Panizza, German writer (Das Liebeskonzil), dies at 77