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Notable Deaths - 1923

1923Johannes van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910), dies at 85

1923warren harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57

1923Gustave Eiffel [Alexandre], engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91

1923Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand short story writer (Dove's Nest), dies of tuberculosis at 34

1923 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
L.M. Wells, Bucking Broadway 
Jan 2
Sam Carter, black resident of Rosewood Florida, lynched by KKK 
Jan 3
Jaroslav Hasek, Czech writer (Good Soldier Schweyk), dies at 39 
Jan 3
Jaroslav Hasek, The Good Soldier Schweik 
Jan 3
Edwin Stevens, The Yellow Menace 
Jan 9
Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand short story writer (Dove's Nest), dies of tuberculosis at 34 
Jan 9
Katherine Mansfield, The Garden Party 
Jan 10
Mac Barnes, The Food Gamblers 
Jan 11
Constantine I, king of Greece (1913-17, 20-22), dies at 54 
Jan 12
Ethel Lloyd, Hearts and Diamonds 
Jan 14
Zübeyde Hanım, Mother of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (b. 1857) 
Jan 14
Theodore Kremer, The Fatal Wedding 
Jan 18
Wallace Reid, actor (Birth of a Nation), dies at 31 
Jan 18
William C. Foster, Too Wise Wives 
Jan 18
Edwin Boring, Damages in Full 
Jan 18
Wallace Reid, The Birth of a Nation 
Jan 18
Cowley Wright, Ernest Maltravers 
Jan 20
Fred Hearn, Mesquite Pete's Fortune 
Jan 21
James D. Ruffin, Within Our Gates 
Jan 23
Max Nordau, Austrian author, philosopher, and Zionist leader (b. 1849) 
Jan 23
Betzy Kofoed, The Folly of Sin 
Jan 30
Lyman H. Howe, Ride on a Runaway Train 
Feb 4
William H. Thompson, Eye of the Night 
Feb 6
Edward E Barnard, US astronomer (5th moon Jupiter), dies at 65 
Feb 6
Gerdt von Bassewitz, Peter in Magicland 
Feb 6
Francis Byrne, Rose-France 
Feb 10
Wilhelm Rontgen, German physicist (Nobel 1901), dies at 77 
Feb 11
Wilhelm Killing, German mathematician (b. 1847) 
Feb 13
F.A. Turner, The Jack-Knife Man 
Feb 15
Josephine B Willson Bruce, US black theorist, dies at 69 
Feb 16
Rocco Galdieri, Fatalità 
Feb 18
Joseph Herbert, The Dormant Power 
Feb 19
Jeronimo Gimenez y Bellido, composer, dies at 68 
Feb 19
Ivan Tavcar, Blossoms in Autumn 
Feb 19
John McCallum, Rob 'Em Good 
Feb 25
Frederick de Belleville, The Daughter of the People 
Feb 27
Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer, dies at 67 
Mar 1
Rui Barbosa, Parafernália o Dia de Caça 
Mar 5
Dora Pejacevic, Kontesa Dora 
Mar 5
Antal Váradi, István király 
Mar 8
Johannes van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910), dies at 85 
Mar 8
Krišjānis Barons, Latvian writer (b. 1835) 
Mar 9
Marjorie Seaman, Free Air 
Mar 21
Harry Wulze, The Movie Queen 
Mar 22
Theophile Delcasse, French statesman, dies at 71 
Mar 22
Emil Albes, Die Revolutions-Hochzeit 
Mar 23
Robert Nivelle,  
Mar 24
Ákos Ráthonyi, A táncz 
Mar 26
Sarah Bernhardt, [Henriette], actress (Queen Elizabeth), dies at 77 
Mar 26
Olaf Poulsen, Kgl. skuespiller Olaf Poulsen i sit paaklædningsværelse paa det kgl. teater 
Mar 26
Sarah Bernhardt, Adrienne Lecouvreur 
Mar 27
Sir James Dewar, Scottish chemist (b. 1842) 
Apr 4
L Martov, [Joulij O Tsederbaum], Russ revolutionary, dies at 49 
Apr 4
John Venn, British mathematician (b. 1834) 
Apr 5
George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, English financier (b. 1866) 
Apr 5
George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert 5th Earl of Carnarvon,  
Apr 9
Mauritius H Binger, director/producer (Living Ladder), dies 
Apr 9
Maurits Binger, A Carmen of the North 
Apr 14
Heinrich Eisenbach, Das Nachtlager von Mischli-Mischloch 
Apr 15
Jess Dandy, His New Profession 
Apr 19
Thomas Paine Westendorf, composer, dies at 75 
Apr 22
Frank D. Baldwin, The Indian Wars 
Apr 25
Louis-Olivier Taillon, Quebec politician (b. 1840) 
Apr 26
Pablo Podestá, Tierra baja 
Apr 26
Inda Palmer, Crossed Wires 
Apr 30
Emerson Hough, The Covered Wagon 
May 8
Gertrude Smith, Rainbow Island 
May 9
Wells Hastings, Sleepwalker 
May 10
Vaslav Vorovsky, Russian delegate, assassinated 
May 10
René Lorsay, L'Obstacle 
May 14
Charles de Freycinet, French prime minister (b. 1828) 
May 20
Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist, dies 
May 21
Charles Kent, Twelfth Night 
May 30
Camille Chevillard, composer, dies at 63 
May 30
Charles Fichardt, cricketer (S Afr batsman in 2 Tests 1892-96), dies 
Jun 2
Jim Burris, The Symbol of the Unconquered 
Jun 5
George H Breitner, impressionist painter, dies at 65 
Jun 8
Takeo Arishima, Aru onna 
Jun 10
Pierre Loti, [Julien Viaud], French sea officer/writer, dies 
Jun 10
Pierre Loti, Ramuntcho 
Jun 11
Porter Strong, Way Down East 
Jun 15
Alexander Stamboeliski, premier Bulgaria (1919-23), dies 
Jun 16
Evelyn Nelson, The Forbidden Trail 
Jun 17
Macey Harlam, The Romantic Journey 
Jun 20
Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer, dies at 85 
Jun 24
Edith Södergran, Landet som icke är 
Jun 26
Edward Rae, cricketer (introduced cricket into Russian Lapland), dies 
Jun 28
Jamshedji Framji Madan, Vasant Prabha 
Jun 29
Fritz Mauthner, German author/philosopher (skepticism), dies at 73 
Jun 29
Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer, dies at 66 
Jun 29
J C Gomez, General/Venezuela's 1st VP, assassinated 
Jun 30
Claude Antoine Terrasse, composer, dies at 56 
Jul 4
Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw), dies at 67 
Jul 4
B.H. De Lay, The Bell Hop 
Jul 8
G. Bruno, Connu/Géométrie/Géographie 
Jul 9
Lee Glowner, The Pilgrim 
Jul 9
William R. Day,  
Jul 10
Albert Chevalier, Ziegfeld Follies 
Jul 12
Harry Lonsdale, The Shepherd of the Hills 
Jul 13
Asger Hamerik [Hammerich], German(?) composer, dies at 80 
Jul 13
Charles D. Sigsbee, Captain Sigsbee on Deck of the U.S. Battleship Texas 
Jul 13
Louis Ganne, Les saltimbanques 
Jul 14
Louis Ganne, composer, dies at 61 
Jul 14
George Hale, When a Man Loves 
Jul 14
Richard Drasche-Wartinberg, Episode #3.7 
Jul 16
Louis M A Couperus, poet/writer (Books of Small Soles), dies at 60 
Jul 16
Karel Klostermann, Mlhy na blatech 
Jul 16
Louis Couperus, Eline Vere 
Jul 18
Louis Calvert, David Garrick 
Jul 20
Pancho Villa, [Doroteo Arango], Mexican rebel, murdered at 55 
Jul 20
Pancho Villa, Life of Villa 
Jul 22
Sándor Virányi, Viola, az alföldi haramia 
Jul 29
Elisabeth Christensen, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages 
Jul 30
Charles Hawtrey, A Message from Mars 
Aug 2
warren harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57 
Aug 2
Warren G. Harding, Redskins Pay Tribute to Big Chief Harding 
Aug 5
Vatroslav Jagić, Croatian slavist (b. 1835) 
Aug 7
Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89 
Aug 14
Jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76 
Aug 14
Elwin Neame, La Cigale 
Aug 17
Marie Wainwright, Social Hypocrites 
Aug 19
Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845) 
Aug 24
Kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66 
Aug 24
Kate Douglas Wiggin, Mother Carey's Chickens 
Aug 25
Milan Ogrizovic, Dvorovi u samoci 
Aug 29
Bernard J. Durning, The Devil Within 
Sep 3
Frans Enwall, Värmlänningarna 
Sep 6
J.C. Bitzer, The Glorious Adventure 
Sep 7
Ella Hansen, Krigsmillionæren 
Sep 9
Ernest C. Warde, King Lear 
Sep 10
Siegmund Lubin, The Great Train Robbery 
Sep 10
Baldomero Lillo, Sub terra 
Sep 11
Anna Townsend, Grandma's Boy 
Sep 12
Jules Violle, French physicist and inventor (b. 1841) 
Sep 14
George A. Norton, No Direction Home: Bob Dylan 
Sep 15
Sayed Darwish, composer, dies at 31 
Sep 15
Ralph Dean, The Custard Nine 
Sep 15
Viktor Rákosi, Emmy 
Sep 22
Marquess of Ripon, game hunter, dies, after shooting 52nd grouse 
Sep 26
Jerome Patrick, The Other Woman 
Sep 27
Kate Jepson, The Education of Mr. Pipp 
Oct 8
Beatrice DeMille, Castles for Two 
Oct 9
Jean Signoret, L'histoire de Marouf 
Oct 10
Harry De Vere, The Journey's End 
Oct 12
A P "Bunny" Lucas, cricketer (five Tests for England 1879-82), dies 
Oct 14
George Elbridge Whiting, composer, dies at 83 
Oct 14
Marcellus Emants, writer/poet (Refrained from Confession), dies 
Oct 17
Hans Kayrød, Doktor Lucas 
Oct 28
Joe Roberts, Our Hospitality 
Oct 30
Andrew Bonar Law, English PM (C), dies at 64 
Nov 2
Robert Bodansky, The Rogue Song 
Nov 5
Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, French novelist (b. 1880) 
Nov 5
Baron Jacques d'Aldeswärd-Fersen, Mon coeur est un bouquet 
Nov 8
Jirí Nedosinský, Cesty k výsinám 
Nov 14
Ernst August Duke of Cumberland,  
Nov 16
Guido Herzfeld, Theophrastus Paracelsus 
Nov 17
Eduard Bornhöhe, Viimne reliikvia 
Nov 19
French Netscher, author/journalist (In 3rd Chamber), dies at 59 
Nov 20
Allen Holubar, The Health Road 
Nov 21
Ralph Delmore, In Spite of the Evidence 
Nov 23
Urmuz, Romanian writer (b. 1883) 
Nov 24
Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School), dies at 39 
Nov 25
Ernst Debes, German cartographer (Moon Atlas), dies at 83 
Nov 25
Syd Callaway, cricket all-round (3 Tests for Australia 1891-95), dies 
Nov 26
Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60 
Nov 28
Tom McNaughton, Tillie's Tomato Surprise 
Nov 30
Martha Mansfield, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 
Dec 1
Virginie Loveling, Belgian writer and poet (b. 1836) 
Dec 2
Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer, dies at 72 
Dec 2
Tomás Bretón, La Dolores 
Dec 4
Maurice Barrès, Lorraine! 
Dec 4
Mrs. Rupert Hughes, Gloria's Romance 
Dec 4
Walter Schmidthässler, Die Vision 
Dec 5
James Kyrle MacCurdy, A Little Girl in a Big City 
Dec 5
Herbert Standing, Stella Maris 
Dec 7
Frederick Treves, The Elephant Man 
Dec 8
Dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88 
Dec 9
Raymond Radiguet, Devil in the Flesh 
Dec 9
Meggie Albanesi, The House Surrounded 
Dec 10
Jesse Purty, The Wife Hunters 
Dec 12
Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20 
Dec 14
Giuseppi Gallignani, composer, dies at 72 
Dec 16
Pongrac Kacsoh, composer, dies at 50 
Dec 18
Pongrác Kacsóh, John, the Hero 
Dec 18
Philip Hatkin, Bolshevism on Trial 
Dec 22
Arthur H Bird, composer, dies at 67 
Dec 22
Petar Dobrinovic, Tragedija nase dece 
Dec 26
Dietrich Eckart, German Nazi politician (b. 1868) 
Dec 27
Gustave Eiffel [Alexandre], engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91 
Dec 28
Frank Hayes, Fatty and Mabel Adrift 
Dec 30
Will Poluski, Picture Palace Piecans 
Dec 30
Leonhard Haskel, Der ewige Zweifel 
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