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1921 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg, The First World War 
Jan 1
Charles Walcott, Phil-for-Short 
Jan 2
Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Ger chancellor/PM (Prussia), dies at 64 
Jan 6
Devil Anse Hatfield, Vendettas 
Jan 7
Benno Erdmann, German philosopher (Logik I), dies at 69 
Jan 8
Luis Villalba Munoz, composer, dies at 48 
Jan 8
Emma Gad, Emma og Urban Gad i hjemmet 
Jan 12
Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) 
Jan 17
Dezsõ Gyárfás, Nobody's Son 
Jan 17
Stanislaw Jarninski, Tajemnica pokoju nr 100 
Jan 18
Adolf von Hildebrand, German sculptor, dies at 73 
Jan 22
Captain George Streeter, American riverboat captain and circus owner (b. 1837) 
Jan 23
Wlasyslaw Zelenski, composer, dies at 83 
Jan 25
Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych, composer, dies at 43 
Jan 27
Maurice Vincent Buckley, Australian soldier (b. 1891) 
Jan 29
Billy Gunn, cricket (score 392 runs for Eng including a century), dies 
Feb 2
Luigi Mancinelli, composer, dies at 72 
Feb 3
Max Wilhelm Zach, composer, dies at 56 
Feb 4
Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter/illustrator, dies at 75 
Feb 4
Carl Hauptmann, Die Austreibung 
Feb 7
Peter Kropotkin, Russ Prince/geologist/revolut anarchist, dies at 78 
Feb 7
Rudolph Christians, Foolish Wives 
Feb 8
Pjotr A Kropotkin, Russian ruler/anarchist, dies at 78 
Feb 8
George Formby (Senior), English entertainer (b. 1876) 
Feb 8
George Formby Sr., No Fool Like an Old Fool 
Feb 9
Jan Krízenecký, Dostavenícko ve mlýnici 
Feb 12
Charles Leslie, cricketer (4 Tests England v Australia 1882-83), dies 
Feb 13
Willem P C Knuttel, Dutch bibliography/librarian, dies at 67 
Feb 15
Hans Haym, composer, dies at 60 
Feb 18
Henry Stanford, Where Love Is 
Feb 21
Richard Foster Baker, Kidder and Ko 
Feb 22
Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (b. 1864) 
Feb 25
Renato Fucini, Times Gone By 
Feb 26
Carl Menger, Austrian economist, dies at 81 
Feb 27
Schofield Haigh, cricketer (Eng all-rounder 11 Tests 1898-1912), dies 
Feb 27
Beatrice Dominguez, The White Horseman 
Mar 1
Nicholas Petrovic Njegos, King of Montenegro (1910-18), dies at 79 
Mar 1
Florence L. Barclay, El rosario 
Mar 2
Champ Clark, American politician (b. 1850) 
Mar 2
King Nicholas of Montenegro, Balkan War Scenes 
Mar 2
James Beauchamp Clark, Hutchinson, Kansas, Semi-Centennial Celebration 
Mar 3
Petrus Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam museum), dies at 93 
Mar 5
Aenderly Lebius, Vergiftetes Blut 
Mar 7
Paul M. Potter, Trilby 
Mar 8
Stanislaw Ratowski, Skandal w eleganckim swiecie 
Mar 11
Sherburne W Burnham, US astronomer (binary stars), dies at 83 
Mar 16
Ercole Luigi Morselli, Effetti di luce 
Mar 21
"Big Jim" Colisimo, US gangster, murdered by Al Capone 
Mar 22
E.W. Hornung, Raffles 
Mar 24
Deodat de Severac, composer, dies at 48 
Mar 24
Larry McLean, Canadian baseball player (b. 1881) 
Mar 28
C. Haddon Chambers, Passers-By 
Mar 30
Georges Grand, The Death of the Duke D'Enghien 
Apr 5
Alphonsus J M Diepenbrock, Dutch composer (Missa), dies at 58 
Apr 8
Earnest von Possart, German actor/stage manager, dies 
Apr 11
Augusta Victoria, Queen of Prussia/wife of Emperor Wilhelm II, dies 
Apr 11
Empress Augusta Victoria, Opening of the Kiel Canal 
Apr 14
H. Keroul, A Night at a Honeymoon 
Apr 18
Earnest [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, actor (Inkwartiering), dies at 70 
Apr 20
Tony Jackson, Father of the Bride Part II 
Apr 22
Enoch Aagaard, Arbejdet adler 
Apr 25
Martin Oscár, Erotikon 
Apr 29
Arthur Mold, Brit cricket bowler (1893, banished for throwing), dies 
May 1
Louis Campbell-Tipton, composer, dies at 43 
May 3
Théodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver (b. 1883) 
May 4
Max Kalbeck, Die verkaufte Braut 
May 5
Alfred H Fried, Austrian/German pacifist (Nobel 1911), dies 
May 5
William Friese-Greene, Hyde Park Corner 
May 12
Emilia Pardo Bazan, Spanish writer (La sirena negra), dies 
May 12
Emilia Pardo Bazán, The Reprieve 
May 13
Jean Aicard, French poet and novelist (b. 1848) 
May 13
Manuel Varé 'Varelito', Gloria que mata 
May 17
Hermin Haraszti, Nobody's Son 
May 17
Karl Mantzius, Secret of the Pavillions 
May 18
Franklin K. Lane, Animated Weekly, No. 31 
May 19
Edward D. White, Hearst-Pathé News, No. 20 
May 22
Marie E Wilton, writer, dies 
May 22
Emil Skjerne, En Mesalliance 
May 28
Geo Mestdagh, Belgian aviation pioneer, dies 
Jun 4
Heinrich E Albers-Schoenberg, German x-ray experimenter, dies at 56 
Jun 4
Harry Walden, The Mandarin 
Jun 5
Georges Feydeau, French playwright (Chat and Poche), dies at 58 
Jun 5
Georges Feydeau, La dame de chez Maxim 
Jun 11
Ernesto Pastor,  
Jun 18
Eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguay writer (Nativa, Lanza y Sable), dies 
Jun 18
Herman Baccaert, Flemish philological/writer (Kantkennis), dies at 37 
Jun 18
Ignaz Schnitzer, The Gipsy Baron 
Jun 19
Ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota), dies at 33 
Jun 19
Tadeusz Rittner, Za winy brata 
Jun 19
Zelda Crosby, Wedding Bells 
Jun 20
George Loane Tucker, Traffic in Souls 
Jun 21
Clemens Kaufung, The Pied Piper of Hamelin 
Jun 23
George Cochran Hazelton, The Raven 
Jun 29
Otto Seeck German classical historian (b. 1850) 
Jul 2
Edwin Evans, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia), dies 
Jul 6
Billie Ritchie, Live Wires and Love Sparks 
Jul 11
Gabriel Lippmann, French physicist, dies at 75 
Jul 11
Sigurd Berg, Kong Frederik VIII besøger Island 
Jul 12
Ralph Herz, The Love Dope 
Jul 15
Eunice Woodruff, Ashes 
Jul 17
Séverin-Mars, The Wheel 
Jul 17
Doris Wooldridge, The Bondman 
Jul 25
Howard Hall, The Weavers of Life 
Jul 27
Engelbert Humperdinck, composer, dies at 66 
Jul 28
Leo Stein, The Merry Widow 
Jul 31
Edgar Saltus, Daughters of the Rich 
Aug 1
Sid Hatfield,  
Aug 2
Enrico Caruso, Italian opera singer, dies at 48 
Aug 2
Enrico Caruso, Match Point 
Aug 7
Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40 
Aug 8
Juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio), dies at 59 
Aug 8
Juhani Aho, Juha 
Aug 10
John M Martin, last confederate congress member, dies 
Aug 16
Peter I Karadjordjevic, king of Serbia/Yugoslavia, dies [or 8/26] 
Aug 16
King Peter of Serbia,  
Aug 21
Leonard Boncza-Stepinski, Cud nad Wisla 
Aug 22
Herbert Bost, Injustice 
Aug 24
Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet (b. 1886) 
Aug 25
Nikolai Gumilev, Svidanie v teatre pepla 
Aug 25
Lauri de Frece, All the Sad World Needs 
Aug 26
Ludwig Thoma, writer, dies 
Aug 26
Matthias Erzberger, German min of Finance, murdered at 45 
Aug 26
Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1903-21), dies 
Aug 26
Ludwig Thoma, Tales of a Young Scamp 
Aug 28
Frederick Upham Adams, The Bottom of the Well 
Aug 29
Joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (rule of Allen), dies at 83 
Sep 2
Henry Austin Dobson, English poet (b. 1840) 
Sep 2
Anthony Francis Lucas Croatian-born oil pioneer (b. 1855) 
Sep 7
Alfred William Rich, watercolor painter (b. 1856) 
Sep 9
Virginia Rappe, His Musical Sneeze 
Sep 11
Subramanya Bharathy, Tamil poet (b. 1882) 
Sep 13
Italo Svevo, writer, dies at 59 
Sep 13
Ludwig-Alexander von Battenberg [Mountbatten], adm (WW I), dies at 67 
Sep 15
Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Russ baron/general, dies 
Sep 15
Nino Martoglio, San Giovanni decollato 
Sep 17
Van Dyke Brooke, Sawdust and Salome 
Sep 22
Ivan Vazov, Pod igoto 
Sep 24
Hermann Boßdorf, Der rote Unterrock 
Sep 27
Engelbert Humperdinck, Ger opera composer (Schneewittchen), dies at 67 
Sep 27
Engelbert Humperdinck, Hannibal Rising 
Sep 28
Oskar Panizza, Liebeskonzil 
Sep 30
Oskar Panizza, writer, dies at 77 
Oct 2
King William II of Württemberg, Der König von Württemberg im Schloß zu Stuttgart 
Oct 2
Alfred Wagstaff, Our Mutual Girl, No. 42 
Oct 2
John Cook, The Right to Be Happy 
Oct 3
Donald Bowles, Rhoda's Burglar 
Oct 3
Joseph Hart, Foxy Grandpa Shows Boys He Is a Magician 
Oct 17
Katherine Griffith, actress (Pollyanna), dies at 45 
Oct 17
Katherine Griffith, The Little Princess 
Oct 18
King Ludwig III of Bavaria (b. 1845) 
Oct 18
King Ludwig III of Bavaria,  
Oct 19
Antonio Granjo, premier (Portugal), murdered 
Oct 23
John B Dunlop, Scottish inventor air tire (Dunlop Rubber), dies at 81 
Oct 24
Joseph Donohue, The Song and the Sergeant 
Oct 25
B. Reeves Eason Jr., The Big Adventure 
Nov 3
Willis Robards, Every Woman's Problem 
Nov 4
Takasji Hara, premier of Japan, murdered 
Nov 5
Gustaf Fredrikson, Mästerkatten i stövlar 
Nov 8
Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Slovak poet (b. 1849) 
Nov 12
Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 63 
Nov 17
John McLaren, cricketer (one Test Aust v Eng 1912), dies 
Nov 17
Pa Chay Vue, Hmong Nationalist 
Nov 23
Marius Berggren, Et fremmeligt Barn 
Nov 23
Felix Philippi, Die Sieger 
Nov 26
Charles W. Whittlesey, The Lost Battalion 
Nov 27
Douglas Colin Cameron, Canadian politician]] (b. 1854) 
Nov 28
`Abdu'l-Bahá, Persian leader of the Bahá'í Faith (b. 1844) 
Nov 29
Ivan Caryll, composer (Pink Lady), dies at 60 
Nov 29
Ivan Caryll, The Actress 
Dec 4
Kálmán Ujj, The Last Dawn 
Dec 10
Viktor Jacobi, composer, dies at 38 
Dec 12
Henrietta Leavitt, cepheid period-luminosity relation discover, dies 
Dec 12
Viktor Jacobi, Girls' Fair 
Dec 12
Henrietta Swan Leavitt,  
Dec 13
Frederick Martin, cricketer (14 wkts in 2 Tests for Eng 1890-92), dies 
Dec 14
Bertus Onstee, Onschuldig Veroordeeld 
Dec 16
Charles Camille Saint-Saens, French composer, dies at 86 
Dec 16
Camille Saint-Saëns, Babe 
Dec 17
Gabriela Zapolska, Die Warschauer Zitadelle 
Dec 18
Eliot Howe, When Romance Rides 
Dec 18
Ada Gilman, Little Red Riding Hood 
Dec 20
Hans Hartwig von Beseler, German general (b. 1850) 
Dec 21
P B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84 
Dec 24
Hayward Mack, The Flag of Distress 
Dec 24
H.M. Thurston, The Belle and the Bell Hop 
Dec 25
Hans Huber, composer, dies at 69 
Dec 25
Korolenko, writer, dies 
Dec 25
Vladimir Korolenko, Sredi serykh kamney 
Dec 28
John Hare, A Pair of Spectacles 
Dec 31
Boies Penrose, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania (b. 1860) 
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