Manuel Quiroga (violinist)
Manuel Quiroga (15 April 1892 – 19 April 1961) was a noted Galician violinist of the early 20th Century, whose career was cut short by a traffic accident in New York in 1937. He was re...
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Bob Eckl
Robert Joseph Eckl was a professional American football player in the National Football League as a tackle for the Chicago Cardinals in 1945. Prior to that he played for the Milwaukee Chiefs of the th...
Ludwik Fleck
Ludwik Fleck (11 July 1896 – 5 June 1961) was a Polish and Israeli physician and biologist who did important work in epidemic typhus in Lwów, Poland, with Rudolf Weigl and in the 1930s developed...
Nellie Quander
Nellie Mae Quander (February 11, 1880 - September 24, 1961) was an incorporator and the first international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. As president for several years, she h...
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Edward C. Thiel
Dr. Edward C Thiel (1928–61), was a geologist from the University of Wisconsin and chief seismologist at Ellsworth Station Antarctica, 1956-58. He was leader of the traverse party that discovered the ...
H.D.
Hilda "H.D." Doolittle (September 10, 1886 – September 27, 1961) was an American poet, novelist, and memoirist known for her association with the early 20th century avant-garde Imagist group of p...
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Akira Kazami
Akira Kazami (風見 章, Kazami Akira) (1886–1961) was a Japanese politician. From no great prominence, he was made secretary-General of the first cabinet of Prince Konoe, in 1937. He had been part of Kono...
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Samuel Irwin
Samuel Thompson Irwin (3 July 1877 – 21 June 1961), often known as S. T. Irwin, was an Irish rugby player, surgeon and unionist politician.Born in Claudy, County Londonderry, Irwin studied at Fo...
Anton Kohler
Anton Kohler (c. 1907 – 7 September 1961) was a German chess player from Munich.In 1937 he shared 3rd in Stadtprozelten / Main, and took 12th in Bad Oeynhausen (4th GER-ch, Georg Kieninger won). In 19...
Joe Berry (catcher)
Joseph Howard Berry, Sr. (September 20, 1872 – March 13, 1961) was an American baseball player who appeared in one Major League Baseball game with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1902. He was a switch hi...
Robert Sharp (cricketer)
Robert Henry Sharp (June 11, 1893 - March 15, 1961) was an English cricketer. A right-arm fast-medium bowler and right-handed bat from Doncaster, Yorkshire, Sharp played first-class cricket for Essex,...
Olaf Broch
Olaf Broch (4 August 1867, Horten – 28 January 1961, Oslo) was a Norwegian linguist. He was born in Horten, and was a brother of children's writer Lagertha Broch, zoologist Hjalmar Broc...
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Bob Hayward
Robert D. Hayward (October 28, 1927 - September 10, 1961) was a Canadian powerboat racer who was a three-time winner of the Harmsworth Cup as the pilot of Miss Supertest III.From Embro, Ontario, Haywa...
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Illés Spitz
Illés Spitz (Hungarian: Spitz Illés, Serbo-Croatian: Ilješ Špic / Иљeш Шпиц, Bulgarian/Macedonian: Илеш Шпиц) (2 February 1902, in Budapest – 1 October 1961, in Skopje) was a Hungarian internation...
Charles Webster (historian)
Sir Charles Kingsley Webster KCMG (25 July 1886 – 1961) was a British historian and diplomat.He was educated at the Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby and King's College, Cambridge.
While Prof...
Jessie Redmon Fauset
Jessie Redmon Fauset (April 27, 1882 – April 30, 1961) was an American editor, poet, essayist and novelist.Fauset was the literary editor of the NAACP magazine The Crisis. She also was the edito...
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Joe Bean
Joseph William Bean (March 18, 1874 – February 15, 1961) was a shortstop in Major League Baseball. He played for the New York Giants in 1902.
Théodore Simon
Théodore Simon (1872–1961) was a French psychologist and psychometrician. He co-created the Binet-Simon Intelligence Scale tests with Alfred Binet.
Théodore Simon was born on 10 July 1872 in...
Oliver Onions
George Oliver Onions (13 November 1873 – 9 April 1961) was a British writer of story collections and over 40 novels. He was married to the novelist Berta Ruck.
Born George Oliver Onions on 13 Nove...
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Sam Zemurray
Samuel Zemurray (nicknamed "Sam the Banana Man"; born January 18, 1877 in Kishinev, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, present-day Chişinău, Moldova; died November 30, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana) was a U...
Angus Cameron (Governor of Mongalla)
Angus Cameron(1871–1961) was a British military officer and colonial administrator, the first governor of Mongalla Province in the south of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan between 1906 and 1908 and later gov...
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Art Christmas
Art Christmas (December 22, 1905 – September 24, 1961) was a Canadian dance band and jazz musician. For many years during the exciting dance band and jazz era of the 1920s, 1930s and 19...
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Frederick Meyer
Frederick Heinrich Wilhelm Meyer (November 6, 1872 – January 6, 1961), was an art educator prominent in the Arts and Crafts movement in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Meyer was born near Hameli...
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Elmer Diktonius
Elmer Rafael Diktonius (20 January 1896, Helsinki – 23 September 1961, Kauniainen) was a Finnish poet and composer, who wrote in both Swedish and in Finnish.
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Archibald Thomas Pechey
Archibald Thomas Pechey (26 September 1876 in West Ham, London – 29 November 1961 in Wells, Somerset, England) often credited simply as Valentine, was a British lyricist and novelist. The pen na...
Billy McGinty (cowboy)
William M. "Billy" McGinty (January 1, 1871 – May 21, 1961) was an Oklahoman cowboy.As a cowboy in Kansas and the Indian Territory, he became acquainted with fellow cowboy Bill Doolin and others...
Hermon Dexter
Hermon Walter Dexter (2 May 1877 – 31 January 1961) was an English cricketer. Dexter's batting style is unknown, though it is known he bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Nottingham, ...
Friedrich Domin
Friedrich Domin (15 May 1902 – 18 December 1961) was a German film actor. He appeared in 63 films between 1939 and 1961. He was born in Beuthen, Germany (now Bytom, Poland) and died in Munich, G...
Edward Pakenham, 6th Earl of Longford
Edward Arthur Henry Pakenham, 6th Earl of Longford (29 December 1902 – 4 February 1961) was an Irish peer, politician, and littérateur.
Edward Longford was the elder son of Thomas Pakenham, 5th Ea...
Randhir Singh (Sikh)
Randhir Singh (1878–1961) was a Sikh leader who started the Gurdwara Sudhaar Movement, and founded the Akhand Kirtani Jatha.
Randhir Singh was born as Basant Singh in Narangwal, Ludhiana district,...