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Notable Deaths - 1924

1924Henry Bacon, American architect, dies at 57

1924Samuel Gompers, organizer (American Federation of Labor), dies at 74

1924Joseph Conrad, Polish/British writer (Heart of Darkness), dies at 66

1924Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian Revolutionary leader and Premier, dies of a stroke at 53

1924George Leigh Mallory, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1886)

1924Franz Kafka, Czech writer (Trial, Amerika, Metamorphosis), dies at 40

1924Giacomo Puccini, Ital composer (Mme Butterfly), dies in Brussels at 65

1924Louis Sullivan, architect (father of skyscrapers), dies at 67

1924 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 2
Sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (b. 1834) 
Jan 2
Sabine Baring-Gould, Reds 
Jan 2
Nathan Bay Scott, Republican National Committee of 1900 
Jan 2
Frederick Fenn, Suds 
Jan 4
Alfred Grünfeld, Austrian pianist, composer (b. 1852) 
Jan 6
Forrest Robinson, Tol'able David 
Jan 8
Bertel Krause, Hans rigtige kone 
Jan 12
Wincenty Rapacki Sr., Cud nad Wisla 
Jan 13
Georg H Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89 
Jan 14
Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Mannfolk), dies at 72 
Jan 14
Arne Garborg, Til deg - du hei 
Jan 15
Geza Zichy, composer, dies at 74 
Jan 16
Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (b. 1859) 
Jan 21
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin, Russian Revolutionary leader and Premier, dies of a stroke at 53 
Jan 21
V.I. Lenin, The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty 
Jan 24
Thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80 
Jan 24
Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1894) 
Jan 28
Simon Abramsz, Dutch writer (Artist book), dies at 56 
Jan 29
Joseph Ludwig, composer, dies at 79 
Feb 2
Armand du Plessy, Les demi-vierges 
Feb 3
Woodrow Wilson, 28th US president (1913-21), dies at his home in Washington at 67 
Feb 3
Woodrow Wilson, Our Bridge of Ships 
Feb 3
William H. Brown, Hoodoo Ann 
Feb 5
Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83 
Feb 8
Gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies 
Feb 9
Nils Kj'r, Norwegian playwright (Det Lykkelige Valg), dies at 53 
Feb 9
Nils Kjær, Det lykkelige valg 
Feb 12
Ernest Joy, In the Spider's Web 
Feb 14
Kamuela C. Searle, The Son of Tarzan 
Feb 15
Lionel Monckton, English composer (Country Girl), dies at 62 
Feb 15
Lionel Monckton, The Golden Bowl 
Feb 17
Oskar Merikanto, composer, dies at 55 
Feb 17
Henry Bacon, American architect, dies at 57 
Feb 17
Oskar Merikanto, Dog Nail Clipper 
Feb 21
Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78 
Feb 24
Edmond Picard, Fren/Belgium writer (Ambidextre journalist), dies at 87 
Feb 26
Arthur C. Aiston, At the Cross Roads 
Feb 26
George Randolph Chester, Dead Men Tell No Tales 
Mar 1
Louise MA, princess of Belgium, dies at 66 
Mar 1
Billy Armstrong, The Bank 
Mar 2
J.V. Bryant, Sweet Lavender 
Mar 6
Meyer E van Beem, actor (Moittige Janus), dies at 85 
Mar 6
Meyer van Beem, Mottige Janus 
Mar 7
Pat Moran, manager (Cin Reds), dies of Bright's Disease 
Mar 7
Pat Moran, World Series Baseball Game 
Mar 12
Hilaire Comte de Chardonnet, inventor (rayon), dies 
Mar 18
John Frederick Bridge, composer, dies at 79 
Mar 18
Walter Christmas, Millionærdrengen 
Mar 19
Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/author, dies at 71 
Mar 20
Emil Fenyvessy, A csikós 
Mar 21
Suzanne Sheldon, Kismet 
Mar 21
Barney Bernard, A Prince in a Pawnshop 
Mar 22
R G Nivelle, French general (Verdun), dies at 67 
Mar 22
Louis Delluc, Fièvre 
Mar 25
John Reedman, cricketer (Test for Aust 1894, 17 & 4, 1 for 24), dies 
Mar 26
Augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer, dies at 78 
Mar 27
Walter Parratt, composer, dies at 83 
Mar 29
Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/writer, dies at 71 
Mar 29
Charles Villiers Stanford, The Royal Wedding 
Mar 30
Glen MacDonough, Babes in Toyland 
Apr 2
Johannes E. B. Warming, Danish Botanist (plant ecology, environment-organism interactions), dies at 82 
Apr 2
Camillo De Riso, Avventura di collegio 
Apr 14
Louis Sullivan, architect (father of skyscrapers), dies at 67 
Apr 14
Roland Napoleon Bonaparte, Fr officer/explorer (Surinam), dies at 65 
Apr 15
Eduardo Caudella, composer, dies at 82 
Apr 16
Jack Board, cricket wicket-keeper (Eng in 6 Tests 1898-1906), dies 
Apr 16
Amleto Novelli, Quo Vadis? 
Apr 20
Edmund Gasinski, Kizia-Mizia 
Apr 21
Eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64 
Apr 21
Eleonora Duse, Cenere 
Apr 21
Marie Corelli, Leaves Out of the Book of Satan 
Apr 22
James Blyler, Hey There 
Apr 24
George Street, English cricket wicket keeper (1 Test 1923), dies 
Apr 24
G. Stanley Hall, American psychologist (b. 1844) 
Apr 26
Josef Labor, composer, dies at 82 
May 1
August Cuppens, Flemish author (Limburgs Driemanschap), dies at 62 
May 4
E. Nesbit, The Railway Children 
May 6
Carel S Adama van Scheltema, poet/writer (socialism), dies at 47 
May 8
Lev N Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23 
May 8
Emilius Lindgreen, Peter Ligeglad paa Eventyr 
May 8
Alma Belwin, The Ivory Snuff Box 
May 10
Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (L'ave), dies at 58 
May 10
Beatrice Ives Welles,  
May 12
Charles Henri Marechal, composer, dies at 82 
May 13
Louis A. Hirsch, Yankee Doodle Dandy 
May 15
Paul d'Estornelles de Constant, French diplomat/pacifist, dies at 71 
May 15
Emanuel Reicher, Heimat und Fremde 
May 16
Alfred Schmasow, Der Herr Papa 
May 19
Billy Zulch, cricketer (S Afr batsman scored 2 Test centuries), dies 
May 21
Bobby Franks, killed by Leopold & Loeb, at 14 
May 21
Hjalmar Schønfeld, Den sidste dans 
May 22
Bobby Franks,  
May 24
Victor Herbert, Young Frankenstein 
May 25
Theodore Morse, composer, dies at 51 
May 25
Lyubov Popova, Russian painter (b. 1889) 
May 25
Theodore Morse, Trainspotting 
May 26
Johann Heinrich Beck, composer, dies at 67 
May 26
Victor Herbert, Irish/US cellist/composer/conductor, dies at 65 
May 27
Aaron Hoffman, Friendly Enemies 
May 27
Frank Farrington, On the Brink of the Abyss 
May 28
Frank Moore, The New Wizard of Oz 
May 29
Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid/London), dies 
Jun 3
Franz Kafka, Czech writer (Trial, Amerika, Metamorphosis), dies at 40 
Jun 3
Franz Kafka, The Trial 
Jun 4
Adolf Rangstedt, Gustaf III och Bellman 
Jun 6
Victor Neumann, Children of the Stage; or, When Love Speaks 
Jun 8
Andrew Irvine, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1902) 
Jun 8
George Leigh Mallory, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1886) 
Jun 8
George Mallory, The Epic of Everest 
Jun 8
Andrew Irvine, The Epic of Everest 
Jun 9
Charles Brandt, The College Widow 
Jun 9
Peter MacFarlane, F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer 
Jun 10
Giacomo Matteotti, Italian socialist deputy, assassinated by fascists 
Jun 10
Lola Visconti-Brignone, Nei labirinti di un'anima 
Jun 11
Alexander F de Savornin Lohmann Jr, Dutch minister (CHU), dies at 87 
Jun 11
Theodore Dubois, composer, dies at 86 
Jun 14
Milton Nobles, The Phoenix 
Jun 19
Royal Douglas, The Fable of the Two Unfettered Birds 
Jun 20
Chick Morrison, Matchin' Jim 
Jun 23
Cecil [James] Sharp, English folk musician, dies at 64 
Jun 26
Carlyle Moore, Stop Thief 
Jun 30
Jacob Israel de Haan, Dutch poet/writer (Pypelyntjes), dies at 42 
Jun 30
Anton Ohorn, Hinter Klostermauern 
Jul 10
Johannes B van Heutsz, gov-gen of Dutch Indies (1904-09), dies at 73 
Jul 10
Frances Burnham, The Price Woman Pays 
Jul 18
Àngel Guimerà, El padre Juanico 
Jul 20
Leighton Stark, The Mission Worker 
Jul 23
Frank Frost Abbott, American classical scholar (b. 1850) 
Jul 24
Henri Collen, L'héritier des Dagobert 
Jul 27
Ferruccio Benvenuto busoni, pianist/composer, dies 
Jul 27
Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto Busoni, composer, dies at 58 
Jul 27
Ferruccio Busoni, Amour 
Jul 28
Edward Peple, The Littlest Rebel 
Aug 2
Margaret Sidney, Five Little Peppers and How They Grew 
Aug 3
Joseph Conrad, Polish/British writer (Heart of Darkness), dies at 66 
Aug 3
Joseph Conrad, The Duellists 
Aug 5
George Majeroni, My Lady Incog. 
Aug 6
John Henry Roberts, composer, dies at 76 
Aug 7
Camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49 
Aug 7
Joan Salvat Papasseit, Episode dated 11 October 2000 
Aug 9
Jacob P Vis, Dutch founder (NV Royal Salt Industries), dies at 66 
Aug 9
L. Rogers Lytton, Heartease 
Aug 12
Sándor Bródy, A tanítónö 
Aug 13
Julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56 
Aug 17
Pavel S "Paul" Urysohn, Russian mathematician, drowns at 26 
Aug 17
Tom Kendall, cricketer (14 wickets in Australia's 1st two Tests), dies 
Aug 19
Ferdinand Cheval, Le palais idéal 
Aug 25
Mariano Álvarez, Filipino general (b. 1818) 
Aug 26
Eugene Py, La bandera argentina 
Sep 3
Maria Thompson Davies, Little Miss Hoover 
Sep 3
August Palme, Bodakungen 
Sep 5
Eugen Nilsson, Löjen och tårar 
Sep 5
Helen Tracy, Blue-Eyed Mary 
Sep 10
Walter Lees, cricketer (26 wkts on 5 Tests Eng v SA 1905-06), dies 
Sep 10
Eva May, Der geheime Agent 
Sep 11
Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer, dies at 57 
Sep 11
Stephen Rounds, The Right to Be Happy 
Sep 13
Pekka Hannikainen, composer, dies at 69 
Sep 13
Charles Mosnier, Pasteur 
Sep 15
Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer, dies at 66 
Sep 15
Frank Chance, Baseball's Peerless Leader 
Sep 18
Francis Herbert Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism), dies 
Sep 19
Alick Bannerman, cricketer (28 Tests for Australia, 1108 runs), dies 
Sep 23
Ben Deeley, Ima Simp on the Job 
Sep 24
J.C. Buckstone, Old Scrooge 
Sep 27
Arthur White, Take Me Out to the Ball Game 
Oct 1
Ulysses Davis, The Kiss 
Oct 5
Joseph Vezina, composer, dies at 75 
Oct 5
Tom Campbell, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, ct 7 stp 1), dies 
Oct 6
Jacques Oppenheim, lawyer, dies at 75 
Oct 7
Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Christian Philosophy), dies at 71 
Oct 9
Valery Bryusov, Russian writer and critic (b. 1873) 
Oct 9
Harry Edmondson, To Rent Furnished 
Oct 9
Valery Briusov, Secrets Shared with a Stranger 
Oct 9
Jake Daubert, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn 
Oct 11
Richard Morris, Black Friday 
Oct 12
Anatole France, writer, dies at 80 
Oct 12
Monroe A Althouse, composer, dies at 71 
Oct 12
Anatole France, Gulf Stream Under the Iceberg 
Oct 12
Kate Lester, The Hunchback of Notre Dame 
Oct 13
Anatole France, [Jacques Thibault], writer (Ecrivain Francais), dies 
Oct 17
Eyvind Kornbeck, Det største i verden 
Oct 21
Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 76 
Oct 26
Lew Dockstader, Dan 
Oct 28
Édouard de Max, Athalie 
Oct 29
Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden 
Nov 1
Jules Greenbaum, Der Andere 
Nov 1
William Tilghman, The Bank Robbery 
Nov 4
Gabriel Urbain Faure, French composer (Requiem), dies at 79 
Nov 4
Richard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (b. 1843) 
Nov 4
Gabriel Fauré, 28 Days Later... 
Nov 7
Arnold Rieck, Das kommt von der Liebe 
Nov 7
Laszlo Gyenes, A fogadalom 
Nov 8
Sergey Mikhaylovich Lyapunov, composer, dies at 64 
Nov 9
Henry Cabot Lodge, American Senator (b. 1850) 
Nov 9
J.B. Warner, Big Stakes 
Nov 10
Charles Dion O'Bannion,  
Nov 11
Vano Sarajishvili, In the Pillory 
Nov 14
Imre Pethes, A Papagály 
Nov 14
Robert Kiljander, Skandaali tyttökoulussa 
Nov 16
Alexander Andreyevich Archangel'sky, composer, dies at 78 
Nov 16
Edward Everett Rice, composer, dies at 75 
Nov 16
Edward E. Rice, Lone Fisherman 
Nov 16
Anthony J. Showalter, True Grit 
Nov 19
Lee Stack, British sirdar in Egypt/gov-gen of Sudan, murdered 
Nov 19
Thomas Ince, American film director (b. 1882) 
Nov 19
Thomas H. Ince, The Coward 
Nov 21
Florence Harding, American First Lady (b. 1860) 
Nov 21
Paul Milliet, Werther 
Nov 21
Florence Kling Harding, Redskins Pay Tribute to Big Chief Harding 
Nov 22
Herman Heijermans Jr, author (On Hope, Heap of Blessing), dies 
Nov 22
Herman Heijermans, Schakels 
Nov 29
Giacomo Puccini, Ital composer (Mme Butterfly), dies in Brussels at 65 
Nov 29
Giacomo Puccini, Milk 
Nov 30
Thomas J. Gray, Girl Shy 
Nov 30
Coolidge Streeter, The Man from Beyond 
Dec 2
Kazimieras Būga, Lithuanian philologist (b. 1879) 
Dec 6
Gene Stratton-Porter, American author, screenwriter and naturalist (b. 1863) 
Dec 6
Adalbert Lenz, Die Brüder Karamasoff 
Dec 7
Gene Stratton-Porter, A Girl of the Limberlost 
Dec 8
Franz X Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha), dies at 74 
Dec 9
Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (Gisbertus of Aemstel), dies at 70 
Dec 10
August Belmont Jr., Our Mutual Girl, No. 4 
Dec 13
Samuel Gompers, organizer (American Federation of Labor), dies at 74 
Dec 13
Samuel Gompers, Samuel Gompers the World's Greatest Labor Leader 
Dec 22
Mrs. Stuart Robson, Lured from Squash Center 
Dec 25
Doc Gessler, World Series Baseball Game 
Dec 25
Lottie Alter, An Arizona Romance 
Dec 27
William Archer, Scottish critic/playwright (Green Goddess), dies at 68 
Dec 27
William Archer, The Green Goddess 
Dec 27
Léon Bakst, Baryshnikov: Live at Wolf Trap 
Dec 28
Léon Bakst, Russian artist (b. 1866) 
Dec 29
Carl Spitteler, Swiss writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845) 
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