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Notable Deaths - 1926

1926Claude Monet, French impressionist, dies at 86

1926Luther Burbank, American botanist (b. 1849)

1926Gertrude Bell, British archaeologist, dies at 57

1926Harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured

1926Rudolph Valentino, silent movie idol (Sheik), dies in NY at 31

1926Georges Vezina, NHL Hall of Fame goalie (Canadiens), dies from TB at 39

1926Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), dies at 81

1926Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66

1926 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 2
Shio Aragvispireli, Gvinis qurdebi 
Jan 4
Queen Margherita, Umberto e Margherita di Savoia a passeggio per il parco 
Jan 5
Dwight Cleveland, The Face of the World 
Jan 8
Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81 
Jan 10
Eino Leino, Kesä 
Jan 12
Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) 
Jan 15
Enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42 
Jan 15
Sky Eagle, A White Indian 
Jan 16
Edwin B. Tilton, Hearts United 
Jan 18
Lujza Blaha, A táncz 
Jan 19
John C. Greenway, Col. Theodore Roosevelt and Officers of His Staff 
Jan 21
Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), dies at 81 
Jan 23
Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74 
Jan 23
Joseph Carl Breil, composer, dies at 55 
Jan 24
Joseph Carl Breil, The Phantom of the Opera 
Jan 24
Florence Saunders, The Wandering Jew 
Jan 26
John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University 
Jan 27
Konrad Tallroth, Rakkauden kaikkivalta - Amor Omnia 
Jan 30
Barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896) 
Jan 30
Barbara La Marr, The White Moth 
Jan 30
Harold M. Shaw, The Land Beyond the Sunset 
Jan 31
George V. Hobart, The White Sister 
Feb 1
Vladimir Sukhomlinov,  
Feb 2
Vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848) 
Feb 5
Andre Gedalge, composer, dies at 69 
Feb 6
Carrie Clark Ward, The Eagle 
Feb 6
Leon Eycke, Fools in the Dark 
Feb 7
Oscar Nielsen, John Redmond, the Evangelist 
Feb 14
Hayward Ginn, The Alien 
Feb 16
Pauline Armitage, False Pride 
Feb 21
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1913), dies at 72 
Feb 24
Eddie Plank, pitcher (won 327 games in 17 years), dies at 51 
Feb 26
Frederik Pijper, Dut vicar/church historian (Monasteries), dies at 67 
Feb 26
Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer, dies at 75 
Mar 1
Camilo d'Almeida Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China), dies at 58 
Mar 2
Victory Bateman, A Slave of Corruption 
Mar 3
Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer, dies at 58 
Mar 5
Clément Ader, French aviation pioneer (b. 1841) 
Mar 5
Otto Ernst, Flachsmann als Erzieher 
Mar 7
Jindrich Z Albestu Kaan, composer, dies at 73 
Mar 7
J. Herbert Frank, Destruction 
Mar 11
John Henry Anderson, cricketer (score 32 & 11 in Test for S Afr), dies 
Mar 13
Gyula Papp, Stars of Eger 
Mar 15
W.H. Burton, Cy Whittaker's Ward 
Mar 15
Amerigo Guasti, Le nozze di Vittoria 
Mar 16
Sergeant Stubby, decorated World War I dog 
Mar 17
Alexei Brusilov,  
Mar 20
Dronning Louise, Kong Frederik VIII gæster Jylland 
Mar 23
Maurice Desvallières, Hotel Paradiso 
Mar 24
Georges Vezina,  
Mar 26
Georges Vezina, NHL Hall of Fame goalie (Canadiens), dies from TB at 39 
Mar 26
Konstantin Fehrenbach, German reichs chancellor (1920-21), dies at 74 
Mar 31
Carl Hintz, The Great Bank Robbery 
Mar 31
Garaveo Onorato, Il ponte dei sospiri 
Apr 1
Jacob P. Adler, Michael Strogoff 
Apr 6
Giovanni Amendola, antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo), dies at 43 
Apr 11
Luther Burbank, American botanist (b. 1849) 
Apr 11
Luther Burbank, Mutual Weekly, No. 44 
Apr 15
Frank Iredale, cricketer (14 Tests for Aust, 807 runs at 36 68), dies 
Apr 15
Maurice Level, Barrabas 
Apr 18
Tom Mowbray, The Brass Bottle 
Apr 19
Squire Bancroft, [Butterfield], actor/manager (Haymarket), dies at 84 
Apr 19
Alexander Alexandrovich Chuprov, Russian statistician (b. 1874) 
Apr 20
Billy Quirk, Algie, the Miner 
Apr 21
Alva Garbo, En lyckoriddare 
Apr 23
Joseph Pennell, artist/author, dies 
Apr 25
Ellen K S Key, Swedish author/feminist (Century of the Child), dies at 76 
Apr 28
Zip the Pinhead, American freak show performer (b. 1857) 
Apr 28
Jeffreys Lewis, A Regular Girl 
May 1
Nicolaus Adriani, translator (Middle-Celebes Language), dies at 60 
May 2
Anton Gambetta Salmson, The Story of a Mother 
May 3
Napoleon V Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne, dies at 63 
May 4
Harry Griffith, Shoes 
May 7
Lillian Lawrence, Three Ages 
May 8
Rida Johnson Young, Young Frankenstein 
May 9
Joseph Mallaby Dent, publisher, dies 
May 9
Benjamin B. Odell Jr., Opening of the Pan-American Exposition Showing Vice President Roosevelt Leading the Procession 
May 11
Rafael Bouwmeester, Cirque hollandais 
May 13
Libert H. Boeynaems, Belgian Catholic prelate (b. 1857) 
May 15
Mohammed VI Vahideddin, last sultan of Turkey (1918-22), dies 
May 15
Dawson Millward, Altar Chains 
May 16
Mehmed VI Vahideddin (Mohammed Osman), last sultan of Turkey, dies 
May 16
Mehmed VI, Vahidettin'in biat merasimi 
May 17
Lucien Herr, French leader (Correspondance entre Schiller), dies 
May 20
Dick Pougher, cricketer (17 & 3-26 in only Test for England 1892), dies 
May 20
Harry Leighton, The Dragon 
May 21
Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer, dies at 65 
May 21
Ronald Arthur A Firbank, British writer (Prancing Nigger), dies at 40 
May 23
Hans Koessler, composer, dies at 73 
May 25
Symon Petlyura, leader of Ukraine (pogroms), assassinated at 47 
May 26
S V Petlura, Ukrainain ataman, assassinated by Shalom Schwarzbard 
May 26
Max Laurence, The Eyes of the Mummy 
May 27
Srečko Kosovel, Slovenian poet (b. 1904) 
May 30
Vladimir Steklov, Russian physicist (b. 1864) 
Jun 1
Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer, dies at 64 
Jun 4
Eugeen of Oye, Flemish writer/poet (Sparks & Radiates), dies 
Jun 4
Fred Spofforth, cricketer (18 tests 94 wkts 41 Best match 14-90), dies 
Jun 4
Frederick Robert Spofforth, cricketer/demon bowler, dies 
Jun 6
Henry Tate, composer, dies at 52 
Jun 7
Henry Charles Tonking, composer, dies at 63 
Jun 10
Antonio Gaudi y Cornet, Spanish architect, dies 
Jun 14
Mary Cassatt, American Impressionist artist (b. 1844) 
Jun 15
Edvin Stenström, Suursalon häät 
Jun 16
Hans Neergaard, The Woman Always Pays 
Jun 17
Fritz Schade, Laughing Gas 
Jun 17
Viggo Lindstrøm, Master of the House 
Jun 17
Holger Rasmussen, Who Is She? 
Jun 18
Queen Olga,  
Jun 20
Kate Jordan, Transgression 
Jun 22
Hermann Suter, composer, dies at 56 
Jun 23
Viktor Vasnetsov, Russian painter (b. 1848) 
Jun 25
Symon Petljoera, pres Ukraine (pogroms), murdered in Paris 
Jun 26
Christina Goedvolk, wife of Henry Jut, dies 
Jul 2
Emile Coué, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion), dies 
Jul 4
Pier Giorgio Frassati, Italian Saint (b. 1901) 
Jul 8
Karel Václav Rais, Pantáta Bezousek 
Jul 11
Gertrude Bell, British archaeologist, dies at 57 
Jul 12
Charles Wood, composer, dies at 40 
Jul 13
Lincoln J. Carter, Arizona Express 
Jul 20
Felix Dzerzhinsky [Iron Felix, Bloody Felix], Soviet statesman, established and developed Soviet secret police (Cheka, forerunner to the KGB), dies at 48 
Jul 20
Feliks Dzierzynski,  
Jul 22
Willard Louis, Robin Hood 
Jul 23
Hugh Moss, The King 
Jul 23
Charles Avery, Across the Alley 
Jul 25
Robert Lincoln, Prince Henry (of Prussia) at Lincoln's Monument, Chicago, Ill. 
Jul 30
Irenee Berge, Anna Christie 
Aug 1
Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies 
Aug 1
Israel Zangwill, The Verdict 
Aug 4
Jenö Balassa, Három hét 
Aug 6
Gordon Sackville, The Toilers of the Sea 
Aug 14
John H. Moffitt, American politician (b. 1843) 
Aug 22
Charles William Eliot, American University president (Harvard, 1869-1909), dies at 92 
Aug 22
Joe Moore, Be Careful, Dearie! 
Aug 23
Rudolph Valentino, silent movie idol (Sheik), dies in NY at 31 
Aug 23
Zsigmond Gere, Soldiers of the Emperor 
Aug 23
Rudolph Valentino, The Son of the Sheik 
Aug 30
Eddie Lyons, Too Many Burglars 
Sep 3
Maurice Hennequin, Le monsieur de 5 heures 
Sep 5
Karl Harrer, German journalist and politician, founding member of the "DAP", which would become the Nazi Party (b. 1890) 
Sep 5
Alejandro Pérez Lugín, College Boarding House 
Sep 8
Kisaburo Kurihara, Zoku Amateur Club 
Sep 9
David Lobo, Dutch actor, dies in railway accident 
Sep 9
Greta Lobo-Braakensiek, Dutch actress in railway accident 
Sep 9
Greta Lobo-Braakensiek, The Lion's Mouse 
Sep 9
John E. Eckerlein, Little Old New York 
Sep 11
Matsunosuke Onoe, Japanese actor (b. 1875) 
Sep 11
Matsunosuke Onoe, Gôketsu Jiraiya 
Sep 13
Frank Norcross, Friends in San Rosario 
Sep 14
Johan LE Dreyer, Danish astronomer (Catalog of Nebulae), dies at 74 
Sep 16
Rudolf C Eucken, German philosopher (Nobel 1908), dies at 80 
Sep 17
August Sauer, Austria literature historian, dies at 70 
Sep 21
Leon Charles Thevenin, French telegraph engineer (b. 1857) 
Sep 25
Herbert Booth, son of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1862) 
Sep 25
Herbert Booth, Social Salvation 
Sep 25
Joseph Holland, Back to Primitive 
Oct 4
Ingeborg Rasmussen, Guldgossen 
Oct 5
Mari Jászai, The Exile 
Oct 5
Helge Nissen, Leaves Out of the Book of Satan 
Oct 6
Charles Van de Banks, Flemish writer/poet (Red Horse), dies 
Oct 7
Emil Kraepelin, German psychologist (b. 1856) 
Oct 8
Axel Madsen, The President 
Oct 9
Vaso Abashidze, Khanuma 
Oct 10
Pierre Decourcelle, La bâillonnée - Épisode 1: Entre deux haines 
Oct 11
Albert Robida, The Extraordinary Adventures of Saturnino Farandola 
Oct 12
Edwin A. Abbott, Flatland 
Oct 13
Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 
Oct 13
Hans E. Kinck, Flaggermusvinger 
Oct 20
Eugene V. Debs, American labor leader and Socialist presidential candidate (b. 1855) 
Oct 20
Eugene V. Debs,  
Oct 22
Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies 
Oct 25
Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68 
Oct 25
Károly Bakonyi, Mickey Magnate 
Oct 26
Arthur Albertson, The Battered Bridegroom 
Oct 31
Harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured 
Oct 31
Harry Houdini, Haldane of the Secret Service 
Nov 1
Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 
Nov 1
Wilfred Flowers, cricketer (England spinner in 8 Tests 1884-93), dies 
Nov 1
Louis H. Chrispijn, De drie vrijgezellen 
Nov 3
Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66 
Nov 3
Annie Oakley, Actors' Fund Field Day 
Nov 7
Tom Forman, Within the Noose 
Nov 8
James K. Hackett, The Prisoner of Zenda 
Nov 11
Clara Knott, Old Lady 31 
Nov 12
Joseph Garney Cannon, President McKinley Taking the Oath 
Nov 13
Karl Victor Plagge, Der krasse Fuchs 
Nov 15
Hiram Abrams, Hearts of Men 
Nov 17
Carl Ethan Akeley, American Naturalist(developed taxidermic process for museums), dies at 62) 
Nov 20
Clémence Valpreux, Molière, sa vie, son oeuvre 
Nov 20
John Fairbanks, Wild and Woolly 
Nov 22
Darvish Khan, Iranian musician (b. 1872) 
Nov 23
Frederic Ayers, composer, dies at 50 
Nov 23
Jean Stuart, Strife 
Nov 26
John M Brown, US weapons constructer, dies 
Nov 29
Harry Nicholls, Jane 
Nov 30
Lothar Mehnert, The Haunted Castle 
Dec 1
Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer, dies at 83 
Dec 3
Gabriela Montani, Entre Dois Amores 
Dec 4
Ivana Kobilca, Slovenian-born painter (b. 1861) 
Dec 4
Hugh Fay, A Hash House Fraud 
Dec 5
Claude Monet, French impressionist, dies at 86 
Dec 5
Claude Monet, Claude Monet 1840-1926 
Dec 6
Claude [Oscar] Monet, French painter (impressionist), dies at 86 
Dec 8
Jan Six, Dutch art historian/collector, dies 
Dec 8
Rosaline Courtneidge, Oxford Bags 
Dec 10
Nikola Pašić, Kingdom of Serbia and Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes prime minister (b. 1845) 
Dec 12
Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Contes sans morale), dies at 77 
Dec 12
Jean Richepin, Mothers of France 
Dec 14
Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism), dies at 64 
Dec 17
Alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70 
Dec 21
Arthur Mackley, The Deputy's Chance That Won 
Dec 23
Peter Jerndorff, Der var engang 
Dec 25
Yoshihito, 123rd Emperor of Japan (1912-26), dies at 47 
Dec 28
Ethel Ritchie, The Understudy 
Dec 28
William A. Crinley, The Radio Detective 
Dec 29
Rainer M Rilke, Austrias songwriter/writer (Wise Queen), dies at 51 
Dec 29
Rainer Maria Rilke, Ana 
Dec 31
Grete Lundt, Ohne Zeugen 
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