Deaths in History in September 1939

  • Sep 6 Arthur Rackham, English book illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales, Rip van Winkle), dies of cancer at 71
  • Sep 7 Kyoka Izumi, Japanese novelist (b. 1873)
  • Sep 13 Eugene Foss, American politician (45th Governor of Massachusetts), dies at 80
  • Sep 17 Ethel M. Dell, English author (Storm Drift), dies at 58
  • Sep 18 Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer, painter, and photographer (b. 1885)
  • Sep 18 Gwen John, Welsh painter, dies at 63
  • Sep 20 Paul Bruchési, French Canadian Catholic archbishop of Montreal (b. 1855)
  • Sep 21 Armand Călinescu, Prime Minister of Romania, assassinated by the iron guard at 46

Person of interestSigmund Freud

Sep 23 Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and creator of psychoanalysis, dies at 83

Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
Father of Psychology
Sigmund Freud
  • Sep 29 Dickstein, mathematician, dies