Famous Birthdays for Year 1851

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Birthdays 1 - 88 of 88

Jan 9th - Giuseppi Gallignani, composer
Jan 14th - Theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer
Jan 17th - A. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928)
Jan 19th - David Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford)
Jan 19th - Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer
Jan 25th - Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Bondestudentar)
Jan 25th - Jan Blockx, Belgium, opera composer (Sea Bride princess of Herberg)
Jan 27th - Rafael Obligado, Argentina, writer (Santos Vega)
Feb 1st - Durham Stevens, American diplomat (d. 1908)
Feb 2nd - José Guadalupe Posada, Mexican artist (d. 1913)
Feb 3rd - Johannes B van Heutsz, lt-gen/gov-gen Dutch East Indies
Feb 3rd - Lord Harris, cricketer (4 Tests for England MCC big-wig)
Feb 8th - Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist
Feb 28th - Samuel W. McCall, 47th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1923)
Mar 3rd - Alexandros Papadiamantis, Greek author (d. 1911)
Mar 15th - Jozef Surzynski, composer
Mar 16th - Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (d. 1931)
Mar 19th - Roque Saenz Pena, President of Argentina (1910-14)
Mar 19th - William Henry Stark, American business leader (d. 1936)
Mar 27th - Ruperto Chapi y Lorente, composer
Mar 27th - Vincent d'Indy, French composer and teacher (d. 1931)
Mar 28th - Bernardino Machado, Portuguese politician (d. 1944)
Apr 6th - Guillaume Bigourdan, French astronomer (d. 1932)
Apr 7th - Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer
Apr 9th - C E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies)
Apr 12th - Emil Liebling, composer
Apr 13th - Robert Abbe, American surgeon (d. 1928)
Apr 16th - Ernst Josephson, Sweden, artist
Apr 20th - Young Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (d. 1875)
Apr 21st - Charles Barrois, French geologist (d. 1939)
Apr 24th - Eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria)
Apr 25th - Leopoldo Alas y Ureña, a.k.a. "Clarín", Spanish novelist (d. 1901)
May 1st - Laza Lazarević, Serbian writer and psychiatrist (d. 1891)
May 18th - James Budd, Governor of California (d. 1908)
May 20th - Emile Berliner, Germany, inventor (flat phonograph record)
May 20th - Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, US, nun/daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne
May 21st - Leon Bourgeois, France, politician, internationalist (Nobel 1920)
May 23rd - Antoni Stolpe, composer
May 28th - Dick Barlow, cricketer (immortal England all-rounder of 1880s)
May 29th - Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920)
Jun 8th - Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval, French physicist (d. 1940)
Jun 9th - Charles Joseph Bonaparte, French politician (d. 1921)
Jun 12th - Oliver Joseph Lodge, England, early radio pioneer
Jun 19th - Billy Midwinter, Australian cricketer (d. 1890)
Jun 21st - Daniel Carter Beard, US, organized 1st boy scout troop
Jul 7th - Lillien Jane Martin, psychologist, found gerontology clinic
Jul 7th - Charles Tindley, American gospel music composer (d. 1933)
Jul 8th - Arthur J Evans, English archaeologist (Crete)
Jul 11th - Millie & Christine, NC, siamese twins
Jul 15th - Eduardo Gutiérrez, Argentinian author (d. 1889)
Jul 19th - Hendrik J Jut, Dutch murderer (head of Jut)
Jul 23rd - Charles Bannerman, Aussie cricket batsman (1st centurion)
Jul 24th - Friedrich Schottky, German mathematician (d. 1935)
Aug 3rd - Isabella Caroline Somerset, temperance leader
Aug 13th - John Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), (d. 1937)
Aug 13th - Felix Adler, German-born educator (d. 1933)
Gunfighter in the American Old West Doc HollidayGunfighter in the American Old West Doc Holliday (Aug 14th) Aug 14th - Doc Holliday, Griffin Georgia, American gambler, dentist and gunfighter (Gunfight at the O.K. Corral)
Aug 15th - [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, Dutch actress (Scapegoat)
Aug 17th - Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist
Aug 19th - Frans Schollaert, Belgian premier (1908-11)
Aug 19th - Charles Hires, American Inventor and Manufacturer of the Hires Root Beer beverage, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Aug 24th - Tom Kendall, Australian cricketer (d. 1924)
Aug 25th - [Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands
Aug 29th - Willem M d'Ablaing, Dutch lawyer
Sep 3rd - Olga Konstantinovna of Russia, Queen of Greece (d. 1926)
Sep 4th - John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house member
Sep 7th - Edward Ashael Birge, American pioneer in limnology (d. 1950)
Sep 13th - Walter Reed, US Army Surgeon, proved mosquitoes transmit yellow fever
Sep 15th - Emilia Pardo Bazan, Spanish countess/writer (Sirena Negra)
Sep 15th - Josif Marinkovic, composer
Sep 28th - Henry Arthur Jones, English playwright (Judah)
Oct 2nd - Ferdinand Foch, France, Allied military commander and hero during WW I
Oct 15th - George F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament)
Oct 16th - James Ten Eyck, champion rower/coach (Ten Eyck Trophy namesake)
Oct 19th - Empress Myeongseong, Empress of Korea (d. 1895)
Oct 21st - George Ulyett, cricketer (great Yorkshire all-rounder 1873-93)
Oct 23rd - Guillaume Couture, composer
Oct 31st - Lovisa of Sweden, queen of Denmark (d. 1926)
Nov 5th - Charles Dupuy, French prime minister (d. 1923)
Nov 6th - Charles Dow, American journalist and economist (co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal) (d. 1902)
Nov 7th - Chris von der Ahe, German born entrepreneur (d. 1913)
Nov 20th - Queen Margherita of Italy (d. 1926)
Nov 21st - Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal
Dec 10th - Melvil[le Louis K] Dewey, created Dewey Decimal System for libraries
Dec 16th - Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch premier (1905-08)
Dec 18th - Graciano Lopez Jaena, Filipino hero, orator and satirist (d. 1896)
Dec 21st - Thomas Chipman McRae, American politician, 34th Governor of Arkansas (d. 1929)
Dec 30th - Asa Griggs Candler, developed Coca-Cola

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