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Notable Deaths - 1912

1912Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64

1912Wilbur Wright, US aviation pioneer, dies at 45

1912Robert Falcon Scott, British pole explorer, dies in Antarctica at 43

1912Clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90

1912 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 3
Felix Dahn, writer, dies at 77 
Jan 7
Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, English Physician and Feminist, dies at 71 
Jan 14
Otto Liebmann, German philosopher (Kant & Epigones), dies at 71 
Jan 16
Georg Heym, writer, dies at 24 
Jan 16
Georg Heym, The Madman 
Jan 27
Alexandre Bisson, Madame X 
Jan 28
Gustave de Molinari, Belgian economist (b. 1819) 
Jan 29
Hermann Bang, writer, dies at 54 
Jan 29
Herman Bang, Michael 
Feb 3
Felix Dahn, The Last Roman 
Feb 10
Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, surgeon (pioneer of antiseptic), dies 
Feb 13
Gus Ruhlin, Jeffries and Ruhlin Sparring Contest at San Francisco, Cal., November 15, 1901 
Feb 16
Edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies 
Feb 16
St. Nikolai of Japan, Eastern Orthodox priest (b. 1836) 
Feb 17
Aloys von Aerenthal, foreign minister (Austria-Hungary), dies at 57 
Feb 17
Lawrence Oates, British explorer (Antarctica), dies 
Feb 22
Richard Andree, German geographer (Andree's Handatlas), dies at 76 
Feb 25
Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (b. 1852) 
Feb 28
Bill Storer, English cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies 
Mar 1
George Grossmith, English actor and comic writer (b. 1847) 
Mar 1
Louis Holstein-Ledreborg, Dr. Cook at Copenhagen 
Mar 1
George Grossmith, The Diary of a Nobody: The Domestic Jottings of a City Clerk 
Mar 2
Vilém Mrstík, Marysa 
Mar 17
Lawrence E.G. Oates, The Undying Story of Captain Scott and Animal Life in the Antarctic 
Mar 24
Mace Greenleaf, Falling Leaves 
Mar 29
Robert Falcon Scott, British pole explorer, dies in Antarctica at 43 
Mar 29
Robert Falcon Scott, The Great White Silence 
Mar 30
Karl May, German writer (Winnetou/Kara Ben Nemsi), dies at 70 
Mar 30
Karl May, Winnetou 
Apr 6
Giovanni Pascoli, quest'atomo opaco del Male 
Apr 11
Frederick D. Grant, 25th Infantry 
Apr 12
Clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90 
Apr 12
Clara Barton, The Flag of Humanity 
Apr 13
Ishikawa Takuboku, Japanese author (b. 1886) 
Apr 14
Henri Brisson, French statesman (b. 1835) 
Apr 15
Edward Smith, captain of the RMS Titanic (b. 1850) 
Apr 15
John Jacob Astor IV, billionaire (b. 1864) 
Apr 15
William T. Stead American author and journalist. (b. 1849) 
Apr 15
E.J. Smith,  
Apr 15
James Moody,  
Apr 15
John Jacob Astor, President McKinley's Inspection of Camp Wikoff 
Apr 15
Daniel Marvin, RMS Titanic: The Story Biograph Told 
Apr 15
Helen Lorraine Allison,  
Apr 15
Jacques Futrelle, Cell 13 
Apr 15
Isidor Straus,  
Apr 15
Rosalie Ida Straus,  
Apr 20
Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64 
Apr 20
Bram Stoker, Dracula 
Apr 24
Justin M'Carthy, politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope), dies at 81 
Apr 29
Ferruccio Garavaglia, Othello 
Apr 30
František Kmoch, Czech composer, dies at 63 
May 2
Homer Davenport, Homer Davenport, the Cartoonist 
May 2
Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo, El verdugo 
May 14
August Strindberg, Swedish writer (Deaddans), dies at 63 
May 14
Frederik VIII C W K, King of Denmark (1906-12), dies at 68 
May 14
August Strindberg, Miss Julie 
May 14
King Frederik VIII, Kong Frederik VIII besøger Island 
May 19
Bolesław Prus, Polish writer (b. 1847) 
May 19
Eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiosperms), dies at 68 
May 19
Boleslaw Prus, Pharaoh 
May 25
Austin Lane Crothers, American politician (b. 1860) 
May 26
Jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Bride of the Sea), dies at 61 
May 26
Jan Blockx, Waar het groeide 
May 30
Wilbur Wright, US aviation pioneer, dies at 45 
May 30
Wilbur Wright, The Wright Brothers Aeroplane 
Jun 1
Phillip Parmalee, A Dash Through the Clouds 
Jun 9
Ion Luca Caragiale, Romanian writer (b. 1852) 
Jun 9
Benjamin P. Lamberton, Officers of the 'Olympia' 
Jun 10
Anton Aškerc, Slovenian poet (b. 1856) 
Jun 10
Ion Luca Caragiale, De ce trag clopotele, Mitica? 
Jun 11
Leon Dierx, French poet (Amants), dies at 74 
Jun 12
Frederic Passy, French economist/pacifist (Nobel 1901), dies 
Jun 12
Zikmund Winter, Nezbedný bakalár 
Jun 25
Louis Antoine, Belgian miner/sect leader, dies at about 65 
Jun 25
Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch/British painter, dies at 76 
Jun 27
George Bonnor, cricketer (once ran three before he was caught), dies 
Jul 1
Harriet Quimby, The Broken Cross 
Jul 2
Tom Richardson, English cricketer (88 wickets in 14 Tests for England), dies (b. 1870) 
Jul 15
Francisco Lazaro, Portuguese marathon runner (Olympics), dies at 21 
Jul 17
J-Henri Poincaré, French mine engineer/mathematician, dies at 58 
Jul 30
Mutsuhito, 122nd emperor of Japan (1867-1912), dies at 60 
Aug 7
François-Alphonse Forel, Swiss hydrologist (b. 1841) 
Aug 11
Aleksei Sergeevich Suvorin,  
Aug 13
Jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70 
Aug 13
Jules Massenet, Transamerica 
Aug 19
Alfonse Hasselmans, composer, dies at 67 
Aug 20
William Booth, English minister/founder (Leader des Heils), dies 
Aug 20
William Booth, General and Staff Leaving Strand Hall 
Aug 26
Vedah Bertram, Broncho Billy Outwitted 
Sep 1
Sam[uel E] van Beem, actor (Dollar Princess), dies at 62 
Sep 1
Samuel Coleridge Taylor, African-British composer, dies at 37 
Sep 5
Arthur MacArthur, Jr., U.S. Army general (b. 1845) 
Sep 5
Arthur MacArthur, Major-General Arthur MacArthur and Staff 
Sep 12
Pierre-Hector Cardinal Coullie, Cardinal-Archbishop of Lyon 
Sep 13
Maresuke Nogi, Japanese general (b. 1849) 
Sep 30
Mary Frances Allitsen, composer, dies at 63 
Oct 3
Guido Papini, composer, dies at 65 
Oct 4
Gen Zeledon, Nicaraguan opponent of US occupation, is executed 
Oct 6
August Beernaert, Belgian premier (1884-94, Nobel 1909), dies at 83 
Oct 8
Wilhelm Kuhe, composer, dies at 88 
Oct 9
Millie & Christine, Siamese twins, dies at 61 
Oct 19
J E B B P Q C Dwyer, cricketer (Aus-born Sussex bowler 1906-09), dies 
Oct 24
Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Zeesterre), dies at 83 
Oct 30
Jan Karol Gali, composer, dies at 56 
Oct 30
Preston Lockwood, British(?) actor/writer, dies 
Oct 30
James S. Sherman, Vice President of the United States (b. 1855) 
Nov 3
Anton von Perfall, Die Hexe von Norderoog 
Nov 6
Mykola Vytal'yevich Lysenko, composer, dies at 70 
Nov 10
Louis Cyr, Canadian strongman (b. 1863) 
Nov 11
Joseph Wieniawski, composer, dies at 75 
Nov 11
Jose Canalejas Y Mendez, premier Spain, murdered 
Nov 12
Jose Canalejas bon Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12), murdered at 58 
Nov 28
Heinz Galinski, chairman (Central Council for Jews in Germany), dies 
Nov 28
Walter Benona Sharp, American oil tycoon (b. 1870) 
Nov 28
Daniel M. Ransdell, President McKinley Taking the Oath 
Dec 3
Prudente José de Morais Barros, President of Brazil (b. 1841) 
Dec 7
George Darwin, theorized Moon was pulled out of Pacific Ocean, dies 
Dec 11
James Otis Kaler, Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus 
Dec 12
Luitpold von Bayern, prince-regent of Bayern, dies at 91 
Dec 14
Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis, British Army lieutenant (b. 1887) 
Dec 14
Harry Cashman, His Birthday Jacket 
Dec 23
Otto Schoetensack, German anthropologist (b. 1850) 
Dec 30
Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister, dies at 60 
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