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Notable Deaths - 1927

1927Juliette Gordon Low, American founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA, dies of breast cancer at 66

1927Lizzie Borden, American, acquitted of murder, dies at 68

1927 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
O'Kane Conwell, Virtuous Wives 
Jan 3
Carle David Tolmé Runge, German physicist (b. 1856) 
Jan 4
Mévisto, Germinal; or, The Toll of Labor 
Jan 7
Frank L. Stanton, Smile 
Jan 9
Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist, dies at 71 
Jan 9
Sgt. Jiggs, The New Aunt 
Jan 10
Travers Vale, Betsy Ross 
Jan 13
Arnold Daly, The Exploits of Elaine 
Jan 17
Juliette Gordon Low, American founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA, dies of breast cancer at 66 
Jan 19
Carlota of Mexico, princess of Belgium and empress consort of Mexico (1864-67), dies at 86 
Jan 21
Floris H Verster, Dutch painter/cartoonist/etcher, dies at 65 
Jan 21
Oszkár Damó, Ali rózsáskertje 
Jan 26
Charles Warren,  
Jan 27
Georgios Grivas, Cyprus-born general in the Greek Army 
Jan 27
Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevičius (Matulewicz), Lithuanian bishop 
Jan 27
Victoria Monks, The Love Song 
Jan 29
Grace Studdiford, The Branded Woman 
Jan 29
Cécile Guyon, Les filles du saltimbanque 
Jan 30
Friedrich Ernst Koch, composer, dies at 64 
Jan 30
Ferdinando Russo, Il buon ladrone 
Jan 31
Rudolf Del Zopp, Der Dornenweg 
Feb 3
Leopold Strassmeyer, Viererzug 
Feb 4
Thomas Linnemann Laub, composer, dies at 74 
Feb 5
Inayat Khan, Indian sufi 
Feb 6
Daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker, dies at 71 
Feb 6
Sam Maguire, Irish Republican and Gaelic footballer (b. 1879) 
Feb 13
Brooks Adams, US philosopher (New Empire), dies at 78 
Feb 19
Georg Brandes, [Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic, dies at 85 
Feb 19
Robert Fuchs, composer, dies at 80 
Feb 19
Georg Brandes, Professor Georg Brandes paa Universitetets Katheder 
Feb 23
Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer, dies at 79 
Feb 25
Lynn Reynolds, Sky High 
Feb 27
Roi Cooper Megrue, The Bachelor 
Feb 27
Stjepan Bojnicic, Gricka vjestica 
Mar 3
Mikhail Artsybashev, Russian writer (b. 1878) 
Mar 3
J.G. Parry-Thomas, Welsh motor-racing driver (b. 1884) 
Mar 3
Mikhail Petrovich Artzybashev, Ssanin 
Mar 4
Ira Remsen American chemist (b. 1846) 
Mar 5
Franz Mertens, German mathematician (b. 1840) 
Mar 6
Sophus Erhardt, The Firefly 
Mar 7
Leo Friedman, Out of Sight 
Mar 12
Georges Docquois, A Pair of White Gloves 
Mar 13
Helen Howard, My Wild Irish Rose 
Mar 15
Joseph Harker, Henry VIII 
Mar 17
James Scott Skinner, composer, dies at 83 
Mar 17
Charles Emmett Mack, The Unknown Soldier 
Mar 23
Paul César Helleu, French artist (b. 1859) 
Mar 26
Eddie Diggins, Goat Getter 
Mar 27
Joe Start, American baseball player (b. 1842) 
Mar 27
Klaus Berntsen, Kong Christian X's proklamation 
Mar 28
Karl Prohaska, composer, dies at 57 
Mar 29
LeRoy Armstrong, The Ridin' Kid from Powder River 
Mar 30
Hakon Ahnfelt-Rønne, The Isle of the Dead 
Mar 31
Borisav "Bora" Stanković, Serbian writer (b. 1875) 
Apr 1
Rube Miller, Rube's Hotel Tangle 
Apr 10
Ivo Bligh, cricketer (8th Earl of Darnley, 4 Tests 1882-83), dies 
Apr 12
Sam Sihvo, Soldier's Bride 
Apr 15
Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Di Giacomo), dies at 47 
Apr 15
Gaston Leroux, French writer (b. 1868) 
Apr 15
Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera 
Apr 17
Gilda Leary, The Seventh Noon 
Apr 24
Robert Steidl, Auf der Radrennbahn in Friedenau 
Apr 25
Earle Williams, The Scarlet Runner 
Apr 27
Tom Kerrick, Men in the Raw 
Apr 30
Djuro Sudeta, Mor 
May 1
Harald Sohlman, Hon fick platsen 
May 1
Genevieve Townsend, A Girl of London 
May 2
Ernest Starling, British physiologist (b. 1866) 
May 2
Katherine Corri Harris, The House of Mirth 
May 3
Ernest Ball, Flyboys 
May 4
Norman Osunn, Fighting Love 
May 5
Charles Boissevain, editor in chief (General Trade 1885-1908), dies 
May 6
Hudson Maxim, Hudson Maxim 
May 7
Clem Easton, The Trail of the Upper Yukon 
May 7
Bruce McRae, The Chain Invisible 
May 8
Georg Grönroos, Ingeborg Holm 
May 8
Charles Nungesser, The Sky Raider 
May 9
Tommy Routledge, cricketer (4 Tests for South Africa 1892-96), dies 
May 11
Henry Martyn Robert, (Robert's Rules of Order), dies at 90 
May 11
Juan Gris, Spanish cubist painter, dies at 40 
May 13
Heinrich Peer, Im stillen Ozean 
May 16
Sam Bernard, Because He Loved Her 
May 17
Harold Geiger, U.S. Army aviation pioneer (b. 1884) 
May 18
Andrew Kehoe, American mass murderer commits suicide (b. 1872) 
May 18
Maurice Mouvet, The Quest of Life 
May 21
Gordon Standing, Outlaws of the Sea 
May 25
Payne Whitney, American businessman (b. 1876) 
May 26
Béla Szenes, Az okos mama 
May 27
J. Alfred Tanner, The Vagabond's Valse 
May 27
Oscar Stribolt, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages 
May 28
Georges Eekhoud, Belgian writer (Belgian Kempen), dies 
May 28
Boris Kustodiev, Russian painter (b. 1878) 
May 31
Giuseppe Campanari, Webb Singing Pictures 
May 31
Benedito Calixto, Amor e Boemia 
Jun 1
J. B. Bury, Irish historian (b. 1861) 
Jun 1
Lizzie Andrew Borden, Dance Theatre of Harlem: Fall River Legend 
Jun 2
Eduard GHH Cuypers, architect (De Hooge Vuursche), dies at 67 
Jun 2
Freidrich Hegar, composer, dies at 85 
Jun 2
Lizzie Borden, American, acquitted of murder, dies at 68 
Jun 2
Bror Nernst, Cirkus Bimbini 
Jun 3
Einar Hanson, The Joyless Street 
Jun 4
Czeslaw Knapczynski, Ludzie bez jutra 
Jun 4
Robert McKim, The Mark of Zorro 
Jun 5
Paul Lacombe, composer, dies at 89 
Jun 6
Robert Hilliard, The Ex-Convict 
Jun 6
William K. Ziegfeld, The Black Panther's Cub 
Jun 7
Voikov, Soviet ambassador to Warsaw, murdered 
Jun 7
Edmund James Flynn, Premier of Quebec (b. 1847) 
Jun 8
Polin, Papillon dit Lyonnais Le Juste 
Jun 9
Victoria Woodhull, American woman's suffrage leader and first woman to be nominated for US presidency dies aged 88 
Jun 11
William Attewell, cricket bowler (England in 10 Tests 1884-1891), dies 
Jun 13
Henry CK "Clan" Petty-Fitzmaurice, gov of India (1888-94), dies at 82 
Jun 13
Albert Price, Noedebo Vicarage 
Jun 13
Marie Sloot, La renzoni 
Jun 14
Johanna C P Barbiers, actress (Voddenraper of Paris), dies at 79 
Jun 14
Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (b. 1894) 
Jun 14
Jerome K. Jerome, British author (b. 1859) 
Jun 14
Sam Ehrlich, When My Baby Smiles at Me 
Jun 14
Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat 
Jun 20
Clara Louise Burnham, Heart's Haven 
Jun 29
Frank A. Vanderlip, The Dollar and the Law 
Jul 2
Julius Elias, Wenn der junge Wein blüht 
Jul 3
Harry L. Franklin, The Secret Gift 
Jul 5
Albrecht Kossel, German physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1853) 
Jul 6
Emmy Raabe-Burg, The Missing Woman 
Jul 7
Gösta Mittag-Leffler, Swedish mathematician (b. 1846) 
Jul 9
John Drew Jr., American actor (b. 1853) 
Jul 9
Gregory Kelly, The Show Off 
Jul 10
Kevin O'Higgins, Irish Free State VP, assassinated 
Jul 13
James E K Aggrey, Ghana/US theologist, dies 
Jul 17
Florence Roberts, Sapho 
Jul 18
Ludwik Dybizbanski, Tajemnica pokoju nr 100 
Jul 20
Ferdinand I VAM, King of Romania, dies at 61 
Jul 20
Mortimer E. Stinson, Hold Your Horses 
Jul 21
J J Lyons, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies 
Jul 23
Saad Zaghlul, Egyptian parliament chairman, dies at 74 
Jul 23
Reginald Dyer,  
Jul 24
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Japanese writer (b. 1892) 
Jul 24
Ryûnosuke Akutagawa, Rashomon 
Jul 25
Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne), dies 
Jul 25
Matilde Serao, Episode #1.4 
Jul 26
June Mathis, Greed 
Jul 26
Gustaf Uddgren, Miss Julie 
Jul 26
Federico De Roberto, I vicerè 
Jul 28
Virginia Chester, The Yaqui Girl 
Jul 30
Robert Marquies de Flers, French writer (Monsieur Bretonneau), dies 
Jul 30
Robert de Flers, Ihana seikkailu 
Aug 4
John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house leader, dies at 75 
Aug 4
Marianne Abonyi, Az ördög mátkája 
Aug 5
Tom Groube, cricketer (Test for Australia 1880), dies 
Aug 5
Ilmari Mattson, Elämän maantiellä 
Aug 13
James Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49 
Aug 13
James Oliver Curwood, The Bear 
Aug 17
Horace Alderman, US, murderer, hanged 
Aug 23
Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Mass 
Aug 23
Bartolomeo Vanzetti,  
Aug 25
Georgia Woodthorpe, Kultur 
Aug 27
Nicola Sacco,  
Aug 27
Manuel Jovés, Gran Casino 
Aug 29
Emil Sondermann, Die zweite Mutter 
Sep 5
Marcus Loew, The Saphead 
Sep 8
Walter Spencer, None So Blind 
Sep 12
Walther Amelung, German archaeologist, dies at 61 
Sep 12
Sarah Frances Whiting, American physicist and astronomer (b. 1847) 
Sep 14
Isadora Duncan, dies at 50 due to her scarf becoming entangled in her car's wheel 
Sep 14
Isadora Duncan, Isadora 
Sep 14
Arthur Bourchier, The Great Day 
Sep 15
Herman Gorter, socialist/poet (Mai, Pan), dies at 62 
Sep 15
Bruno Rahn, Dirnentragödie 
Sep 16
Elfie Fay, Kid Tricks 
Sep 19
Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (b. 1849) 
Sep 20
George Nichols, actor (His Favorite Pastime, Star Boarder), dies at 62 
Sep 22
Giannotto Bastianelli, composer, dies at 44 
Sep 24
Joseph Klein, A Venetian Night 
Sep 27
Leopold Wharton, The Exploits of Elaine 
Sep 29
Willem Einthoven, Dutch physiologist (Nobel-1924), dies at 67 
Sep 29
Arthur Achleitner, German writer (b. 1858) 
Oct 1
Wilhelm Harteveld, composer, dies at 68 
Oct 2
Svante August Arrhenius, chemist, dies 
Oct 2
John Dalzell, President McKinley Taking the Oath 
Oct 5
Sam Warner, A Dangerous Adventure 
Oct 8
Mary Webb, Gone to Earth 
Oct 8
Ricardo Güiraldes, Don Segundo Sombra 
Oct 10
Gustave Whitehead, German-born inventor (b. 1874) 
Oct 10
August Kitzberg, Libahunt 
Oct 10
Robert Scholz, Wenn der junge Wein blüht 
Oct 13
Hughie Mack, How Fatty Made Good 
Oct 13
William Le Queux, Sadounah 
Oct 18
Frederik Henriksen, Fodsporet 
Oct 19
Tom Lewis, Steamboat Bill, Jr. 
Oct 19
Oskar Fuchs, The Dance to Death 
Oct 20
Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ivanov, composer, dies at 78 
Oct 22
Ross Youngs, Hall of Fame baseballer, dies of Bright's disease at 30 
Oct 22
Borisav "Bora" Stanković, Serbian writer (b. 1876) 
Oct 22
Borisav Stankovic, Sofka 
Oct 27
Emmi Elert, Die Ehe der Luise Rohrbach 
Oct 27
Volmer Hjorth-Clausen, Detektivens barnepige 
Oct 28
Eaton Faning, composer, dies at 77 
Oct 29
Leonard Nelson, Ger philosopher (Nelson-Friessche Schule), dies at 45 
Oct 31
Charles O. Seessel, Anne of Green Gables 
Oct 31
John Luther Long, Harakiri 
Nov 1
Florence Mills, dancer/singer, dies in NYC at 32 
Nov 3
Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod, Czech journalist (b. 1860) 
Nov 3
Karel Matej Capek-Chod, Humoreska 
Nov 4
Valli Valli, Her Debt of Honor 
Nov 5
Marceline, The Mishaps of Marceline 
Nov 9
Ole Olsen, composer, dies at 77 
Nov 10
István Szomaházy, The Office Girl 
Nov 11
Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen, Danish Botanist and Geneticist who provided evidence for Hugo de Vries' mutation theory, dies at 70 
Nov 12
Jere Austin, Kit, the Arkansaw Traveler 
Nov 15
Garry McGarry, The Wrong Mr. Wright 
Nov 17
Adolf A Joffe, Russian author/diplomat, commits suicide at 44 
Nov 18
Emma Carus, Actors' Fund Field Day 
Nov 20
Karl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammer, composer, dies at 56 
Nov 23
S Przybyszewski, writer, dies 
Nov 23
Stanislaw Przybyszewski, Mocny czlowiek 
Nov 26
Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch performer (governess), assassinated at 47 
Nov 28
Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (New-Guinea), dies 
Nov 29
George Giffen, cricketer (251 FC games, 11758 runs, 1023 wkts), dies 
Nov 29
Henry W. Savage, Excuse Me 
Dec 1
Cora Williams, One Way to Advertise 
Dec 4
Alexander Kolowrat, Pampulik hat Hunger 
Dec 12
Heinrich Reitsch, composer, dies at 67 
Dec 14
Yulian Vasilievich Sokhotski, Russian mathematician (b. 1842) 
Dec 15
Romaine Fielding, The Rattlesnake 
Dec 16
Hugh Archibald Clarke, composer, dies at 88 
Dec 18
Diana Miller, The Rainbow Trail 
Dec 20
Courtice Pounds, The Broken Melody 
Dec 21
Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies 
Dec 21
Axel Ringvall, Life in the Country 
Dec 25
Sergei D Sazonov, Russian Foreign minister (1910-16), dies at 66 
Dec 25
Frederick Lewis, Bought 
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