Deaths in History in August 1935

  • Aug 11 William Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies
  • Aug 12 Friedrich Schottky, German mathematician (b. 1851)
  • Aug 15 Wiley Post, aviation pioneer, killed in plane crash in Alaska at 36
  • Aug 17 Charlotte Perkins Gilman, American feminist, writer and lecturer for social reform, dies at 75
  • Aug 29 Astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies
  • Aug 30 Henri Barbusse, French writer (Le feu), dies at 62
  • Aug 31 Abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies