Today in History - Deaths - 1948

Deaths | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Deaths - 1948

1948D.W. Griffith, American director/producer, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 73

1948Mahatma Gandhi, India's political and spiritual leader, assassinated in New Delhi by Hindu extremists

1948Edith Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States, dies at 87

1948Babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees), dies in NY at 53

1948Philippine president Manuel Roxas, dies of heart attack at 56

1948Orville Wright, US aviation pioneer, dies at 76

1948 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 
Jan 1
Willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer, dies at 73 
Jan 1
Frank Ryan, Can't Help Singing 
Jan 1
Roger Lewis, Holiday 
Jan 2
Mark Fisher, Anger Management 
Jan 2
Vicente Huidobro, Polifemo 
Jan 2
Edna May, Salvation Joan 
Jan 3
Klaus Richter, The Student of Prague 
Jan 4
Gladys Coburn, The Primitive Call 
Jan 5
Robert Leonard, A Just Deception 
Jan 5
Larry Dods, The Ox-Bow Incident 
Jan 6
Alexander Sarner, Dim'at Ha'Nehamah Ha'Gedolah 
Jan 7
Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies 
Jan 7
Albert Johnson, A Day in Death Valley 
Jan 7
Charles C. Wilson, It Happened One Night 
Jan 8
Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 
Jan 8
Richard Tauber, Austrian tenor (b. 1891) 
Jan 8
Kurt Schwitters, Primiti Too Taa 
Jan 8
Richard Tauber, April Blossoms 
Jan 11
Tramel, Le mystère de la tour Eiffel 
Jan 12
Edward Stirling, La mode rêvée 
Jan 12
P. Munch, P. Munch 
Jan 13
Patvakan Barkhudaryan, Kikos 
Jan 13
Hassan Said, Stanley and Livingstone 
Jan 13
Lew Davis, Oh, My Nerves 
Jan 13
George Oschmann, The Golf Specialist 
Jan 13
Karl Heinz Martin, From Morn to Midnight 
Jan 14
Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 
Jan 15
James Seim, College Scandal 
Jan 15
Josephus Daniels, Victory 
Jan 15
Jack Guthrie, Bound for Glory 
Jan 15
Sebastian Smith, Oh, Mr. Porter! 
Jan 17
Eldridge Lee, Injustice 
Jan 17
Francis X. Mahoney, Show Boat 
Jan 18
Charles Magnusson, Fiskarvals från Bohuslän 
Jan 18
Arthur Voegtlin, America 
Jan 19
Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) 
Jan 19
George Sorel, Swiss Miss 
Jan 19
Solomon Mikhoels, Jewish Luck 
Jan 20
Jozef Simons, De danstent 
Jan 20
Enrique de Rosas, Atorrante 
Jan 21
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 
Jan 21
Hans Henrik Sartz Backer, Jackal 
Jan 21
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, El cerro de los locos 
Jan 22
Kaoru Futaba, I Flunked, But... 
Jan 23
William Eugene, Small Change 
Jan 23
Norman Ainsley, The Shadow Strikes 
Jan 24
Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) 
Jan 24
Arthur Liebehenschel, Commandant at Auschwitz concentration camp (b. 1901) 
Jan 24
Julie Rosenberg, Et Gensyn 
Jan 24
Bill Cody, The Vanishing Riders 
Jan 25
Cosmo Kyrle Bellew, Strange Cargo 
Jan 26
Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 
Jan 26
John A. Lomax, 12 Years a Slave 
Jan 28
H.L. Pryor, Easy Money 
Jan 28
Ludwig Schaschek, Der Rosenkavalier 
Jan 29
Tomislav II of Croatia, 4th Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat (b. 1900) 
Jan 29
Colin Clements, Call of the West 
Jan 29
Julius Folkmann, The Isle of the Dead 
Jan 30
Mahatma Gandhi, India's political and spiritual leader, assassinated in New Delhi by Hindu extremists 
Jan 30
Herb Pennock, pitcher (NY Yankees)/GM (Phillies), dies 
Jan 30
Orville Wright, US aviation pioneer, dies at 76 
Jan 30
Orville Wright, The Wright Brothers Aeroplane 
Jan 30
Nigel De Brulier, The Hunchback of Notre Dame 
Jan 30
Mohandas K. Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi Talks 
Jan 31
Madame Chalif, The Iron Mask 
Feb 1
Ward Shattuck, Dixie Jamboree 
Feb 2
Thomas W. Lamont, American banker; father or Corliss Lamont; great-grandfather of Ned Lamont (b. 1870) 
Feb 2
Bevil Rudd, South African athlete (b. 1894) 
Feb 2
Cecil Wright, The Champ 
Feb 3
Boris Bilinsky, Monte Cristo 
Feb 3
Arthur Gregor, What Price Decency 
Feb 4
J. Keirn Brennan, Seabiscuit 
Feb 5
Johann Blaskowitz, German gen (surrendered at Wageningen), dies at 64 
Feb 5
Johannes Blaskowitz,  
Feb 6
Robert Brasillach, French author/nazi collaborator, dies at 38 
Feb 6
Sidney Arodin, Beyond the Sea 
Feb 6
Dusty Rhodes, Under Arizona Skies 
Feb 7
"Red" McKenzie, blues-jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper), dies 
Feb 7
Ben Silvey, The House of Rothschild 
Feb 7
Red McKenzie, The Opry House 
Feb 9
Karl Valentin, German comic/writer, dies at 65 
Feb 9
Burns Mantle, How Molly Malone Made Good 
Feb 9
Karl Valentin, Die Erbschaft 
Feb 10
Ewart Astill, cricket all-rounder (9 Tests for England 1927-30), dies 
Feb 10
Sergei Eisenstein, Russian director (Battleship Potemkin), dies at 50 
Feb 10
Gordon Ray Young, Tall in the Saddle 
Feb 10
Stephen Morehouse Avery, Our Little Girl 
Feb 10
Frank Brownlee, Beyond the Great Wall 
Feb 11
Sergy Eisenstein, film director, dies at 50 
Feb 11
Sergei M. Eisenstein, Battleship Potemkin 
Feb 12
Leo F. Forbstein, Casablanca 
Feb 13
Carl Rößler, Anita v ráji 
Feb 13
Aldo Franchetti, Nice Girl? 
Feb 14
Mordecai Brown, American baseball player (b. 1876) 
Feb 14
Mordecai Brown, World Series Baseball Game 
Feb 15
J. Jiquel Lanoe, Judith of Bethulia 
Feb 17
Herre de Vos, Levensschaduwen 
Feb 18
George Edward Brown, Secret Sorrow 
Feb 19
Alfred Helgeby, Så møtes vi i morgen 
Feb 21
Frederick Archibald Lamond, composer, dies at 80 
Feb 21
Agnes Vernon, Queen of the Turf 
Feb 22
Maybelle Beringer, Luke Wins Ye Ladye Faire 
Feb 22
Robert Fairbanks, The Thief of Bagdad 
Feb 22
Les Heideman, Little Tough Guy 
Feb 23
John Robert Gregg, Irish-born publisher and inventor (b. 1866) 
Feb 23
Patricia Farr, This Gun for Hire 
Feb 23
Bess Stafford, It Happened in New York 
Feb 24
Zion Myers, Lucky Dog 
Feb 24
Peter Lykke-Seest, Historien om en gut 
Feb 24
Lee Baker, Mourning Becomes Electra 
Feb 24
Will Irwin, Al Jennings of Oklahoma 
Feb 24
Joaquín Coss, The Grey Automobile 
Feb 26
Paul Everton, The Life of Emile Zola 
Feb 28
Camila Quiroga, North Wind 
Feb 28
Rod Bacon, The Masked Marvel 
Feb 29
Oscar Heurlin, Everybody at His Station 
Feb 29
Chief Many Treaties, The Law Rides Again 
Mar 1
Vernon L. Walker, Citizen Kane 
Mar 2
Aage Henvig, Livets blændværk 
Mar 3
Antonin Artaud, writer, dies at 51 
Mar 3
Genaro Spagnoli, Lost: A Wife 
Mar 4
Antonin Artaud, French poet/actor (Napoleon), dies at 51 
Mar 4
Antonin Artaud, The Passion of Joan of Arc 
Mar 4
Hermine Kittel, Aufruhr im Damenstift 
Mar 5
Charles Prince, cricketer (5 & 1 in only Test for South Africa), dies 
Mar 5
Grace De Garro, The Flame of Life 
Mar 6
Ross Lockridge, Jr., American novelist (b. 1914) 
Mar 6
Kan Kikuchi, Gate of Hell 
Mar 6
Ross Lockridge Jr., Raintree County 
Mar 8
J.E. Grinstead, Sunset of Power 
Mar 10
Jan Masaryk, Czech Foreign minister, commits suicide or is murdered 
Mar 10
Zelda Fitzgerald, American artist, wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald (b. 1900) 
Mar 10
Zelda Sayre,  
Mar 10
Jan Masaryk, It Started at Midnight 
Mar 10
William L. Thorne, Abraham Lincoln 
Mar 10
Abem Finkel, Sergeant York 
Mar 12
Gus Kerner, Honeymoon in Bali 
Mar 12
Julius Urgiss, Die Straße 
Mar 13
Yuri Yuryev, Strogiy yunosha 
Mar 15
Mary Tourtel, Rupert 
Mar 15
Thomas Louden, The Corn Is Green 
Mar 17
Johan Eklöf, Storm över skären 
Mar 20
Gustav Diessl, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse 
Mar 22
Lincoln Stedman, Be My Wife 
Mar 23
Eddy Chandler, The Desert Trail 
Mar 24
Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter (b. 1885) 
Mar 25
Warren Hymer, actor (Show Them No Mercy), dies at 42 
Mar 25
Warren Hymer, Meet John Doe 
Mar 26
Helen Ernst, German poster artist/resistance fighter, dies at about 43 
Mar 27
Karel Candael, Flemish composer, dies at 64 
Mar 29
Olev Siinmaa, Estonian architect (b. 1881) 
Mar 29
Wilfred Noy, The Midnight Girl 
Mar 29
Milton Brown, The Enemy 
Mar 29
Milton Brown, Carmen 
Mar 29
Odette Talazac, The Rules of the Game 
Mar 30
Esther Grenen, Det sägs på stan 
Mar 30
Max Marcin, Silence 
Mar 31
Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Raging Reporter), dies at 62 
Mar 31
Lawson Harris, A Daughter of Australia 
Mar 31
Egon Erwin Kisch, Tonka Sibenice 
Apr 1
Ivan Sadovskiy, Makar Nechay 
Apr 2
Sabahattin Ali, Azap yolu 
Apr 3
Virginia Crawford, Blind Date 
Apr 3
Blanche Upright, Pleasure Mad 
Apr 3
Bror Berger, Herr Arnes pengar 
Apr 4
Béla Mihályffi, 80 Mile Speed 
Apr 5
William Bodie, The Power of a Hymn 
Apr 6
Eric Bengtson, Swedenhielms Family 
Apr 7
Betty Alden, The Nut Farm 
Apr 7
Emil Lind, Die letzten Menschen 
Apr 8
Josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), dies at 40 
Apr 9
George Carpenter, Australian Salvation Army general (b. 1872) 
Apr 9
Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Colombian politician (b. 1903) 
Apr 9
George Dromgold, Hold 'Em Yale 
Apr 9
Buster Brodie, There It Is 
Apr 10
Walter Soderling, Penny Serenade 
Apr 10
Wilbert Leroy Cosper, The Kingdom of Human Hearts 
Apr 11
Jock Sutherland,  
Apr 11
Matheson Lang, The Cardinal 
Apr 13
F.A. Dobson, Skyscrapers 
Apr 14
Walter P Reuther, Pres (United Auto Workers), shot at his home 
Apr 14
Arthur Prince, Spiritualism Exposed 
Apr 15
Radola Gajda, Czech military commander and politician (d. 1892) 
Apr 15
Philippine president Manuel Roxas, dies of heart attack at 56 
Apr 15
Vincent Valentini, Miracle in Harlem 
Apr 16
James Blaine, Flaming Frontiers 
Apr 17
Johan P earl of Limburg Stirum, diplomat, dies at 75 
Apr 17
Percy Sherwell, cricketer (S Afr captain in 13 Tests 1905-11), dies 
Apr 17
Kantaro Suzuki,  
Apr 18
Piotr Zajlich, Blanc et noir 
Apr 19
Mikhail Rostovtsev, Devushka speshit na svidanie 
Apr 19
Jullan Jonsson, Sara Learns Manners 
Apr 20
Mitsumasa Yonai,  
Apr 21
Carlos Lopez Buchardo, composer, dies at 66 
Apr 21
W.P. Mathewson, The Grapes of Wrath 
Apr 23
Ercell Woods, King of Burlesque 
Apr 24
Joseph Wihtol, composer, dies at 84 
Apr 24
Manuel Marua Ponce, Mexican composer (Ferial), dies at 65 
Apr 24
Rosita Marstini, actress (I Cover Waterfront, Big Parade), dies at 54 
Apr 24
Rosita Marstini, The Big Parade 
Apr 24
Leslie Fuller, Boys Will Be Girls 
Apr 24
Manuel M. Ponce, Nightcrawler 
Apr 25
Gerardo Matos Rodríguez, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 
Apr 25
László Márkus, Az óhaza 
Apr 27
William S. Knudsen,  
Apr 28
Albert Forster,  
Apr 28
Tom Breneman, Breakfast in Hollywood 
Apr 29
Callie Frey, The Pilgrim 
Apr 29
Frederic Blanchard, Man Hunt 
Apr 30
Aurel Petrescu, Pacala si Tândala la Bucuresti 
Apr 30
Sinisa Ravasi, This Nation Will Live 
May 1
Christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered 
May 1
Ralph Dixon, Shadows Over Chinatown 
May 3
Gideon Wahlberg, Saturday Nights 
May 4
Jack Morrison, The Strangler 
May 4
Ziuta Kryniczanka, Jasne lany 
May 5
David Hertz, Love Crazy 
May 5
Allen Doone, The Rebel 
May 6
43 communist rebels, executed in Athens 
May 8
Alfred Holy, composer, dies at 81 
May 8
U Saw, Burmese politician (b. 1900) 
May 8
Vera Gordon, Humoresque 
May 9
Viola Allen, The White Sister 
May 9
Frank Leigh, Below the Deadline 
May 12
Isidor Achron, composer, dies at 55 
May 12
Francisco Alonso, Carol's Journey 
May 13
Kathleen Kennedy,  
May 13
Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy,  
May 13
Milan Begovic, Ivanjska noc 
May 13
Hans Sternberg, Destiny 
May 14
Una Trevelyn, The Devil's Passkey 
May 15
Edward Flanagan, American priest and founder of Boys Town (b. 1886) 
May 15
Edward Flanagan, The City of Little Men 
May 15
Margot Drake, The Street of Adventure 
May 16
Ralph Hepburn, The Crowd Roars 
May 18
Roy Pilcher, Betrayed 
May 20
Heinz Stieda, Hamlet 
May 22
Claude McKaye, Jamaican/US author (Banjo, Home to Harlem), dies at 57 
May 22
J.L. Ralston,  
May 22
Claude McKay, Big Fella 
May 24
Alfred Kastner, composer, dies at 78 
May 24
Jacques Feyder, Belgian director and screenwriter (b. 1885) 
May 24
Jacques Feyder, Carnival in Flanders 
May 24
L.A. Hjarne, The Flying Circus 
May 25
Charles Wheelock, A Brother's Sacrifice 
May 25
Giorgio De Rege, Gli assi della risata 
May 26
Theodore Morell, Hitler's personal physician (b. 1886) 
May 26
Theodor Morell,  
May 26
Torsten Bergström, Vallfarten till Kevlaar 
May 28
Unity Mitford, English fascist sympathizer (b. 1914) 
May 28
Aubrey Mallalieu, The Face at the Window 
May 29
May Whitty, actress (Gaslight, Mrs Miniver, Suspicion), dies at 82 
May 29
Dame May Whitty, The Lady Vanishes 
May 30
Peter S. Andersen, Søren Søndervold 
May 30
Herr Andersen, Dæmonen 
May 30
Sidney D'Albrook, The King of Kings 
May 31
Jose Vianna da Motta, composer, dies at 80 
May 31
Vianna da Motta, Vianna da Motta, Cenas Portuguesas 
Jun 1
Sonny Boy Williamson, [John Lee], blues player, dies at 34 
Jun 1
Alex Gard, Russian-born caricaturist (b. 1900) 
Jun 2
Viktor Brack, Nazi physician (b. 1904) 
Jun 2
Karl Brandt, personal physician of Adolf Hitler (b. 1904) 
Jun 2
Karl Gebhardt, Nazi doctor (b. 1897) 
Jun 2
Waldemar Hoven, German physician (b. 1903) 
Jun 2
Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician (b. 1905) 
Jun 2
Karl Brandt,  
Jun 4
George Richelavie, Pride and Prejudice 
Jun 5
George Leyton, The Man Who Made Good 
Jun 6
Louis Lumière, French movie pioneer (b. 1864) 
Jun 6
Louis Lumière, Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory 
Jun 7
Georges Adolphe Hue, composer, dies at 90 
Jun 7
Ted Wells, The Phantom Cowboy 
Jun 7
Georges Hüe, The Return of Ulysses 
Jun 8
Franz Carl Bornschein, composer, dies at 69 
Jun 8
Hanson Carter, cricket (28 Tests for Aust, caught 44 stumped 21), dies 
Jun 10
Henry Seemann, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages 
Jun 10
Paul Ollivier, À Nous la Liberté 
Jun 10
E.L. Park, Behind That Curtain 
Jun 12
Frank Clarke, Hell's Angels 
Jun 12
Harry Frankel, This Little Piggie Went to Market 
Jun 13
Clarissa Selwynne, Dangerous Days 
Jun 13
Osamu Dazai, Villon's Wife 
Jun 14
Ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer, dies at 79 
Jun 14
John Blackwood McEwen, composer, dies at 80 
Jun 14
Gertrude Atherton, The Foghorn 
Jun 16
Viktor Dobronitskiy, Pobeda na Pravoberezhnoi Ukraine i izgnaniye nemetsikh zakhvatchikov za predeli Ukrainskikh sovietskikh zemel 
Jun 17
Beryl Wallace, The Kansan 
Jun 17
Earl Carroll, Murder at the Vanities 
Jun 19
Ján Sýkora, Matkina spoved 
Jun 19
Warner Richmond, Child Bride 
Jun 20
George Frederick Boyle, composer, dies at 61 
Jun 20
Peter Brunelli, The Ramparts We Watch 
Jun 22
Bynunsky Hyman, The Son of the Sheik 
Jun 23
Pierre Labry, Les Visiteurs du Soir 
Jun 25
William C. Lee, U.S. general (b. 1895) 
Jun 26
Lilian Velez, Filipino actress (b. 1924) 
Jun 26
Lilian Velez, Ang estudyante 
Jun 26
George Brest, Assignment in Brittany 
Jun 27
George Templeton Strong, composer, dies at 92 
Jun 27
R.D. MacLean, The Silver Horde 
Jun 30
Karl Wolfskehl, writer, dies at 78 
Jul 2
Richard H. Gerard, Monster-in-Law 
Jul 3
Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90 
Jul 3
Quintin McMillan, cricketer (13 Tests for South Africa), dies 
Jul 4
Monteiro Lobato, Brazilian writer (b. 1882) 
Jul 4
Richard Teschner, Der geheimnisvolle Spiegel 
Jul 4
Monteiro Lobato, Sítio do Pica-Pau Amarelo 
Jul 5
Carole Landis, US actress (1 Million BC, Topper Returns), dies at 29 
Jul 5
G Bernanos, writer, dies at 60 
Jul 5
Peter JM Aalberse, Dutch minister of Labor, dies at 77 
Jul 5
Georges Bernanos, Mouchette 
Jul 6
Philipp Lothar Mayring, Thank You, Madame 
Jul 8
Dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies 
Jul 9
James Baskett, Song of the South 
Jul 10
Harold Palmer, The Farmer's Daughter 
Jul 11
Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semite theologist, dies 
Jul 11
King Baggot, actor (Tish, San Francisco), dies at 68 
Jul 11
Bruno Harprecht, Strife Over the Boy Jo 
Jul 11
King Baggot, I'll Fix It 
Jul 12
Carl Jules Weyl, Casablanca 
Jul 14
Palmiro Togliatti, Italy's CPI chairman, assassinated 
Jul 14
Marguerite Moreno, The Story of a Cheat 
Jul 14
Stanislaw Debicz, Dzwony wieczorne. Róze i kolce zakazanej milosci 
Jul 15
John J. Pershing, [Black Jack], US general (Mexico, WW I), dies at 87 
Jul 15
William Nicholas Selig, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 
Jul 15
John J. Pershing, Under Four Flags 
Jul 15
Roy Clements, Big Moments from Little Pictures 
Jul 18
Herman Gummerus, Finnish historian and politician (b. 1877) 
Jul 18
Baldassarre Negroni, Two Happy Hearts 
Jul 18
Max Linder, Scanian Guerilla 
Jul 20
Leo Bulgakov, After the Dance 
Jul 21
Arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43 
Jul 21
Donald Nichols Tweedy, composer, dies at 58 
Jul 23
D.W. Griffith, American director/producer, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 73 
Jul 23
D.W. Griffith, The Birth of a Nation 
Jul 23
Erzsi Ághy, Faun 
Jul 24
Maurice Ruebens, In Paris, A.W.O.L. 
Jul 25
Donald Hall, In the Shadow of the Dome 
Jul 26
Charles Mills, South African cricketer (Test v England 1891-92), dies 
Jul 27
Francesco Spetrino, composer, dies at 91 
Jul 27
Woolf Barnato, British racing driver (b. 1898) 
Jul 27
Joe Tinker, Columbia Panoramics: Tomorrow's Stars 
Jul 27
Susan Glaspell, A Jury of Her Peers 
Jul 29
Charles Richards, Thief or Angel 
Jul 29
Charles Richards, Gone with the Wind 
Jul 30
József Miskey, Don't Ask Who I Was 
Jul 30
Hay Petrie, Jamaica Inn 
Jul 30
Grover Burgess, The Naked City 
Jul 31
Maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Female Revue), dies at 70 
Jul 31
Lucy Mercer,  
Aug 2
Georges Gorby, La conscience de Monsieur Cachalot 
Aug 3
Albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78 
Aug 3
Tommy Ryan, Madison Sq. Garden 
Aug 3
Tommy Ryan, Safe Guarded 
Aug 3
Walter V. Coyle, Fool's Gold 
Aug 3
Frank Holliday, The Deceiver 
Aug 5
Sam Landers, Reaching for the Moon 
Aug 6
Robert C. Bruce, Deschutes Driftwood 
Aug 6
Bob Murphy, In Old Chicago 
Aug 7
Lula Mysz-Gmeiner, Eine Frau, die weiß, was sie will 
Aug 7
Charles Bryant, Stronger Than Death 
Aug 10
E Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63 
Aug 10
Kwan-Ichi Asakawa, Japanese historian(b. 1873) 
Aug 10
Andrew Brown, Scottish football coach (b. 1870) 
Aug 10
Montague Summers, English writer (b. 1880) 
Aug 10
Lucille Bogan, Fried Green Tomatoes 
Aug 12
Harry Brearley, English inventor (b. 1871) 
Aug 12
Carl Faulkner, Citizen Kane 
Aug 12
James T. Mack, Anna Christie 
Aug 13
Edwin Maxwell, actor (Taming of the Shrew), dies at 62 
Aug 13
Elaine Hammerstein, American actress (b. 1897) 
Aug 13
Elaine Hammerstein, Paint and Powder 
Aug 13
Edwin Maxwell, His Girl Friday 
Aug 16
Babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees), dies in NY at 53 
Aug 16
Jean Diéner, For One Cent's Worth of Hope 
Aug 16
Ben Hewlett, Just Another Murder 
Aug 16
Peretz Hirschbein, Green Fields 
Aug 16
Babe Ruth, The Pride of the Yankees 
Aug 17
Nico J Polak, Dutch economist, dies at 60 
Aug 18
S. Cartaino Scarpitta, I Give My Love 
Aug 20
David John de Lloyd, composer, dies at 65 
Aug 21
Richard Atwater, Mr. Popper's Penguins 
Aug 22
Evgeniya Gorkusha, Pyatyy okean 
Aug 23
Jessie Wessel, Ådalens poesi 
Aug 24
Cy Schindell, The Devil Commands 
Aug 25
Helen Lee Worthing, The Count of Luxembourg 
Aug 25
Alberta Gallatin, Fine Feathers 
Aug 26
Oscar L Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara), dies at 50 
Aug 27
Oley Speaks, composer, dies at 74 
Aug 27
Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, composer, dies at 50 
Aug 27
Charles Evans Hughes, U.S. Supreme Court justice (b. 1862) 
Aug 27
Oley Speaks, Watch Your Stern 
Aug 27
Arthur Trimble, Stop Barking 
Aug 27
Charles Evans Hughes, Animated Weekly, No. 40 
Aug 27
Oscar Lorenzo Fernández, Vendaval Maravilhoso 
Aug 28
Gladden James, The Vanity Case 
Aug 31
Andrei A Zjdanov, Rus politician (against kosmopolitism), dies at 52 
Aug 31
Billy Laughlin, American actor (b. 1932) 
Aug 31
Frank Andrews, The Poor Little Rich Girl 
Aug 31
Oscar Bradley, Curly Top 
Aug 31
Barlowe Borland, The Hound of the Baskervilles 
Aug 31
Billy 'Froggy' Laughlin, Don't Lie 
Sep 1
Per Knutzon, For folkets fremtid 
Sep 1
George Pallu, A Rosa do Adro 
Sep 2
Sylvanus Morley, American archaeologist and spy (b. 1883) 
Sep 2
Ralph Fitzsimmons, Giovanni's Gratitude 
Sep 3
Eduard Benesj, president Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48), dies 
Sep 3
Eduard Benes, Crisis 
Sep 3
Papa Mutt Carey, New Orleans 
Sep 3
Edna Rowell Schley, Down the Line 
Sep 5
Richard C. Tolman, American mathematical physicist (b. 1881) 
Sep 5
Barbara Denny, All Women Have Secrets 
Sep 6
Gerrit H Kersten, vicar/founder (Calvinist Party), dies at 66 
Sep 7
Henricus A Poels, Dutch RC theologist/social foreman, dies at 80 
Sep 7
Olga Adamsén, Blott en dröm 
Sep 8
Thomas Mofolo, Lesotho writer (b. 1876) 
Sep 8
Gerd Schmückle, Der Krieger 
Sep 8
Eric Cowley, Hampton Court Palace 
Sep 9
James Baskett, dies 
Sep 9
Lajos Biró, The Thief of Bagdad 
Sep 10
King Ferdinand of Bulgaria,  
Sep 11
Albert Powell, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898-99), dies 
Sep 11
Mohammed Ali Jinnah, 1st governor of Pakistan (1947-48), dies at 71 
Sep 11
Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Congress Session in Bombay 
Sep 12
John K. Holbrook, April Fool 
Sep 13
Paul Wegener, German actor/director (Golem, Svengali), dies at 73 
Sep 13
Jack Kirk, Zorro's Black Whip 
Sep 13
Paul Wegener, The Golem 
Sep 14
Emile de Ruelle, Blackmail 
Sep 16
Ferdinand I MKLM, prince of Saxony-Coburg/tsar of Bulgaria, dies 
Sep 16
Mary Gish, Letters Entangled 
Sep 16
Beach Cooke, Classmates 
Sep 17
Count Folke Bernadotte, UN mediator for Palestine, assassinated 
Sep 17
Lillian Brainthwaite, Brit actress (Man About the House), dies at 75 
Sep 17
Ruth Benedict, anthropoligst, dies 
Sep 17
Emil Ludwig, Hitler's Madman 
Sep 17
Lilian Braithwaite, General Post 
Sep 17
Henry Wardell, The House of Rothschild 
Sep 17
Ruth Benedict, Brotherhood of Man 
Sep 18
Eugene Joseff, Casablanca 
Sep 18
Hermann Vallentin, The Last Laugh 
Sep 19
Bolek Prchal, Dvoji zivot 
Sep 19
José Cottinelli Telmo, A Song of Lisbon 
Sep 20
Leo White, Blood and Sand 
Sep 21
Stella LeSaint, The Three Godfathers 
Sep 22
Alfie Dean, Cardboard Cavalier 
Sep 23
Oldrich Kmínek, Perníková chaloupka 
Sep 24
Warren William, actor (Fear, Wolf Man, Madame X), dies at 53 
Sep 24
Warren William, Gold Diggers of 1933 
Sep 25
Pierre Frondaie, The Woman Thief 
Sep 26
Gregg Toland, Citizen Kane 
Sep 26
Dick Powell, The Cloud Rider 
Sep 27
Frank Cellier, actor (Spider, Quiet Wedding, Big Blockade), dies at 64 
Sep 27
Frank Cellier, The 39 Steps 
Sep 28
EJ Ratcliffe, dies 
Sep 28
Gregg Toland, cinematographer, dies at 44 
Sep 28
E.J. Ratcliffe, The Black Pirate 
Sep 29
Brember Wills, The Old Dark House 
Sep 30
Edith Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States, dies at 87 
Sep 30
Vasili Kachalov, Propavshaya gramota 
Sep 30
Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July Oration 
Oct 2
Mary Ryan, Stop Thief! 
Oct 4
Axel Breidahl, Födelsedagspresenten 
Oct 4
Gladys Gale, Soup and Fish 
Oct 4
David Blok, Mother 
Oct 4
Jan Savitt, The Bridges of Madison County 
Oct 5
R.T. Gould, Leviathan 
Oct 8
László Dezsõffy, Maga lesz a férjem 
Oct 10
Mary Eaton, The Cocoanuts 
Oct 12
Alfred Kerr, writer, dies at 80 
Oct 12
Susan Sutherland Isaacs, educational psychologist and psychoanalyst (b. 1885). 
Oct 12
Louis Salou, Children of Paradise 
Oct 13
Samuel S Hinds, actor (Raven, Test Pilot), dies at 73 
Oct 13
Victor Thorén, Skärgårdskavaljerer 
Oct 13
Samuel S. Hinds, It's a Wonderful Life 
Oct 14
Dale Fuller, Greed 
Oct 14
Ermete Zacconi, Don Buonaparte 
Oct 15
Edythe Chapman, American actress (b. 1863) 
Oct 15
Edythe Chapman, Beyond the Rocks 
Oct 16
Henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 & 2), dies 
Oct 16
Nora Lane, Don't Play Bridge with Your Wife 
Oct 17
Elisabed Cherqezishvili, Ori monadire 
Oct 18
[Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal, dies 
Oct 18
Karl Vollmöller, The Blue Angel 
Oct 18
Walther Brauchitsch,  
Oct 19
Burke Jenkins, The Drug Store Cowboy 
Oct 20
Mabel Bardine, When Sorrow Weeps 
Oct 21
Elissa Landi, After the Thin Man 
Oct 22
Augustyn Hlond, Polish cardinal, dies 
Oct 22
Patterson McNutt, Curly Top 
Oct 22
Adele Thomas, Long Lost Father 
Oct 23
Eugeniusz Morawsky-Dabrowa, composer, dies at 71 
Oct 23
Béla Zerkovitz, The Hen-Pecked Husband 
Oct 24
Franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78 
Oct 24
Franz Lehár, U-571 
Oct 24
Albert Treynor, Dancing Co-Ed 
Oct 24
Karl Hackett, Perils of the West 
Oct 26
Frank Terry, An Eastern Westerner 
Oct 27
Romeo Bosetti, Une dame vraiment bien 
Oct 30
William Burgess, The Price of Silence 
Oct 30
William Burress, The Little Colonel 
Oct 30
Nils Dahlgren, Port of Call 
Oct 31
Cissy van Marxfield, [Setske Beek-de Han], writer, dies 
Oct 31
Cissy van Marxveldt, Joop ter Heul 
Oct 31
Mary Nolan, Desert Nights 
Nov 3
Vincent Sternroyd, The Street Singers 
Nov 4
Harvey Gates, Black Dragons 
Nov 4
Carl Anderson, The Police Dog 
Nov 5
James Cooley, All for Science 
Nov 5
Kenean Buel, Doing Their Bit 
Nov 6
Vane Featherston, The Brass Bottle 
Nov 7
Jerome Cady, Wing and a Prayer 
Nov 7
Harry Dittmar, Stormy Waters 
Nov 7
David Leland, Nothing But Trouble 
Nov 9
Edgar Kennedy, actor (Little Orphan Annie), dies at 58 
Nov 9
Edgar Kennedy, Duck Soup 
Nov 10
Julius Curtius, German foreign minister (1929- ), dies at 71 
Nov 10
Jack Nelson, The Post-Impressionists 
Nov 11
Fred Niblo, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ 
Nov 12
Umberto Giordano, composer, dies at 81 
Nov 12
Umberto Giordano, Philadelphia 
Nov 13
Roark Bradford, The Green Pastures 
Nov 15
Ester Blenda E. Nordström, En piga bland pigor 
Nov 15
Hanns Waschatko, Little Mother 
Nov 16
Frederick Gardner Cottrell, American Inventor (elecrostatic precipitator), dies at 71 
Nov 16
Mitchell Harris, Victims of Persecution 
Nov 17
George H. Scheibe, Dangers of a Bride 
Nov 17
William Bridgehouse, The Man in the Iron Mask 
Nov 18
Vilhelm Hansson, The Avenger 
Nov 19
Roberto Omegna, Uno sguardo al fondo marino 
Nov 19
Anny Miletty, Oh, du lieber Augustin 
Nov 19
Armand Cortes, Bluebeard's Eighth Wife 
Nov 20
Roy Martin, Rascals 
Nov 21
Karin Alexandersson, Fadren 
Nov 22
Ray Mayer, Follow the Fleet 
Nov 22
A.E.W. Mason, The Four Feathers 
Nov 23
Stanner E V Taylor, US director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona), dies at 71 
Nov 23
Uzeir Abdul Huseyn Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 63 
Nov 23
Hack Wilson, American baseball player (b. 1900) 
Nov 23
Stanner E.V. Taylor, The Girl Who Stayed at Home 
Nov 23
Hack Wilson,  
Nov 23
Uzeyir Hajibayov, Arshin Takes a Wife 
Nov 24
Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer, dies at 64 
Nov 24
Nellie Wallace, The Wishbone 
Nov 24
Hans Watzlik, Durch die Wälder durch die Auen 
Nov 25
Charles D Brown, actor (Eve Knew Her Apples), dies at 61 
Nov 25
Kanbun Uechi, karate master (b. 1877) 
Nov 25
Charles D. Brown, The Big Sleep 
Nov 26
R.E. 'Tex' Madsen, The Sideshow 
Nov 26
James Woodburn, Whisky Galore 
Nov 28
Will Dohm, Opernball 
Nov 29
Maria Koppenhöfer, Final Accord 
Nov 30
Franco Vittadini, composer, dies at 64 
Nov 30
Edward Black, Night Train to Munich 
Nov 30
Roland Got, Across the Pacific 
Dec 1
Edward Miller, A Dog's Life 
Dec 1
Ray McCarey, The Little Rascals 
Dec 2
E.H. Tate, 1925 Studio Tour 
Dec 2
Larin-Kyösti, Risti ja liekki 
Dec 3
Booth McCracken, The Littlest Rebel 
Dec 3
Dick Reinhart, Song of the Wasteland 
Dec 3
Irving Gregg, Buck Privates Come Home 
Dec 4
Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist, dies 
Dec 4
Harmon MacGregor, Tides of Time 
Dec 5
Randall Faye, The Ghost Goes Wild 
Dec 5
Kerry Mills, Chaplin 
Dec 6
Bert Hall, A Romance of the Air 
Dec 7
Godfrey Turner, composer, dies at 35 
Dec 8
Wilfred H. Petitt, A Thousand and One Nights 
Dec 9
Sir Timothy O'Brien, cricketer (Bart 5 Tests England 1884-96), dies 
Dec 10
Enrique Casella, Crazy Dandy 
Dec 12
Lucy Cotton, The Miracle of Love 
Dec 12
Boris Glagolin, The Coward 
Dec 14
Reginald Owen Morris, composer, dies at 62 
Dec 15
Arthur Wanzer, The Gossipy Plumber 
Dec 17
Edgar Istel, composer, dies at 68 
Dec 17
J.R. Lockwood, Yankee Doodle in Berlin 
Dec 18
Janet Fay, hammered to death by Honeymoon Killers 
Dec 18
William Arms Fisher, Killer of Sheep 
Dec 18
Ilya Trauberg, China Express 
Dec 19
Steve Drake, Black Hills 
Dec 19
Morits Umansky, Secret Agent 
Dec 19
Jess Moulin, House of Dracula 
Dec 20
C Aubrey Smith, actor (Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 85 
Dec 20
Ladha Ramji, cricketer (bro of Amar Singh, Test Ind 1933-34), dies 
Dec 20
C. Aubrey Smith, Rebecca 
Dec 20
Julie Lampe, Troll-Elgen 
Dec 21
Seishiro Itagaki, Japanese General/min of War, hanged 
Dec 22
Donald Brian, The Man Without a Country 
Dec 23
Hideki Tojo, Japan PM (1941-44), hanged for war crimes at 64 
Dec 23
Hideki Tojo, The Pacific Boils Over 
Dec 24
Eille Norwood, The Boscombe Valley Mystery 
Dec 25
Lettice Fairfax, Brother Officers 
Dec 26
Edward MacKay, The Spirit of the Poppy 
Dec 26
Frederic Ullman Jr., The Window 
Dec 26
John Westley, My Favorite Brunette 
Dec 26
Dagmar Wildenbrück, The Great Bank Robbery 
Dec 27
Stephen French Whitman, The Rival 
Dec 28
Mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, PM of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated 
Dec 28
Mowbray Berkeley, Fires of Faith 
Dec 30
Walter Morosco, Wing and a Prayer 
Dec 31
Malcolm Campbell, English race driver, dies at 63 
Dec 31
Malcolm Campbell, Burn 'Em Up O'Connor 
Dec 31
Kay Van Riper, The Harvey Girls 
Dec 31
Dana Ong, The Cheat 
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31