On This Day

Deaths in History in August 1934

Person of interestPaul von Hindenburg

Aug 2 Paul von Hindenburg, German WW1 general and President of Germany (1925-34), dies of lung cancer at 86

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • Aug 6 Hermann Glauert, British aerodynamicist, dies at 41
  • Aug 10 John Kane, Scottish-American primitivist painter (Self-Portrait), dies at 73
  • Aug 12 Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam), dies at 78
  • Aug 18 Delilah L Beasley, American author/columnist (Oakland Tribune), dies at 61
  • Aug 28 Doris Ulmann, American photographer best known for her portraits of the people of Appalachia, dies aged 52
  • Aug 30 Earnest L Wolzogen, German writer (That tolle Komtess), dies at 79
  • Aug 31 Jan Schaper, Dutch publicist and politician (SDAP), dies