Famous People Born in 1867

  • Jan 1 Charles Edward Montague, English author/critic (Fiery Particles)
  • Jan 1 Lew Fields, comedian (of Weber & Fields)
  • Jan 6 Georges Martin Witkowski, composer
  • Jan 8 Emily Green Balch, US, sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946)
  • Jan 9 Jacques Urlus, Dutch tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth)
  • Jan 11 Edward B. Titchener, British psychologist. (d. 1927)
  • Jan 17 Carl Laemmle, German-born film executive (d. 1939)
  • Jan 18 Rubén Darío, Nicaraguan Journalist, Diplomat, Poet (d. 1916)
  • Jan 20 Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress (d. 1944)
  • Jan 21 James Marcus, New York, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail)
  • Jan 21 Maxime Weygard, French general/gov-gen (Algeria)
  • Jan 21 Willem C Royaards, Dutch theater director (Summer Games)
  • Jan 21 Ludwig Thoma, German writer (d. 1921)
  • Jan 23 Herbert Bedford, composer
  • Jan 27 Claude Antoine Terrasse, composer
  • Jan 29 Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Spain, writer (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse)
  • Feb 5 Casper A Lingbeek, vicar/Dutch MP (HSP, 1925..37)
  • Feb 7 Laura Ingalls Wilder, author (Little House on Prairie), born in Pepin, Wisconsin (d. 1957)
  • Feb 9 Edward Naylor, English composer and organist, born in Scarborough (d. 1934)
  • Feb 11 August W Messer, German philosopher/educator/psychologist
  • Feb 12 Hedwig Courths-Mahler, German author (Warbride) [or Febr 18]
  • Feb 12 Joe Howard, American vocalist (Gay Nineties Revue), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 17 William Cadbury, England, chocolate manufacturer (Cadbury)
  • Feb 20 Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife (d. 1931)
  • Feb 21 Otto Hermann Kahn, Banker, organized Metropolitan Opera Co
  • Feb 26 Siegfried Passarge, German geographer (Cameroon/So Afr/America)
  • Feb 27 Irving Fisher, US economist (compensating dollar)
  • Feb 27 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Swedish composer and music critic, born in Ullånger, Sweden (d. 1942)
  • Mar 3 Gustav Strube, composer
  • Mar 5 Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, Premier of Quebec (d. 1952)
  • Mar 10 Lillian D Wald, US, sociologist/organizer (Visiting Nurses)
  • Mar 15 Lionel Pigot Johnson, England, poet/critic (Ireland & Other Poems)
  • Mar 15 Will Rossiter, composer
  • Mar 18 Michael G de Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam)
  • Mar 22 Meijer Linnewiel, [Prof Kokadorus], Amsterdam's pitchman
  • Mar 25 Arturo Toscanini, Parma Italy, temperamental conductor (NBC)
  • Mar 25 John Gutzon Borglum, sculptor (Mt Rushmore)
  • Mar 27 Edyth Walker, US singer

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Mar 29 Cy Young [Denton True Young], American baseball pitcher (most wins in MLB history), born in Gilmore, Ohio (d. 1955)

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young
  • Apr 2 Eugen Sandow, German bodybuilder and circus performer (d. 1925)
  • Apr 9 Chris Watson, third Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1941)
  • Apr 10 George William Russell, Irish nationalist (d. 1935)
  • Apr 11 John P Lotsy, Dutch botanist/geneticist (Genetics)
  • Apr 11 Mark Keppel, Superintendent of Schools of Los Angeles County (d. 1928)
  • Apr 13 Sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & England Rugby wing-forward)
  • Apr 16 Jose de Diego, Puerto Rico, patriot/PR Secretary of Justice

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Apr 16 Wilbur Wright, American aviator (Wright Brothers), born in Millville, Indiana (d. 1912)

Aviator Wilbur Wright
Aviator
Wilbur Wright
  • Apr 21 Benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary
  • Apr 23 Simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher/writer (For the Young Ones)
  • Apr 24 Fannie Thomas, became oldest known American (113 y 273 d at death)
  • Apr 25 Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist
  • May 3 Jack Hearne, cricketer (cousin of George and Alec 12 Tests for England)
  • May 4 Dynam-Victor Fumet, composer
  • May 5 Thomas Tertius Noble, composer
  • May 7 Philippine "Pine" Belder, [Mary de Klerk], actress (Hope of Blessing)
  • May 10 Jim Kelly, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian 1896-1905)
  • May 12 Hugh Trumble, cricket off-spinner (great Aust at turn of century)
  • May 13 Frank Brangwyn, Wales, painter/muralist/cartoonist (Willam Morris)
  • May 14 Kurt Eisner, German premier of revolutionary Bavaria (1918-19)
  • May 17 Gerrit Mannoury, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
  • May 21 John James Ferris, cricketer (mighty Australian bowler of late 1880's)
  • May 21 Marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer
  • May 26 Mary of Teck, wife of George V of the United Kingdom (d. 1953)
  • May 27 Arnold Bennett, Hanley Staffordshire, English novelist/playwright/critic (Great Babylon)
  • May 30 Arthur Vining Davis, Sharon Mass, CEO (Alcoa-1910-57)
  • Jun 3 Bela Anton Szabados, composer
  • Jun 4 Carl Gustaf baron Mannerheim, general/president of Finland (1944-46)
  • Jun 6 David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (d. 1931)
  • Jun 7 Luigi Maurizio Tedeschi, composer

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Jun 8 Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect (Guggenheim) recognized as "the greatest American architect of all time", born in Richland Center, Wisconsin (d. 1959)

  • Jun 11 Charles Fabry, discoverer (ozone layer in upper atmosphere)
  • Jun 15 Konstantin Balmont, Russian writer, born in Gumnishchi, Shuya (d. 1945)
  • Jun 17 John Robert Gregg, Ireland, inventor (shorthand)
  • Jun 17 Henry Lawson, Australian poet (d. 1922)
  • Jun 19 Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist
  • Jun 19 Frank Iredale, cricketer (Australian batsman 1894-99)
  • Jun 28 Luigi Pirandello, Italy, writer (6 Characters-Nobel 1934)
  • Jun 28 William Courtleigh, Guelph Ontario, actor (Eyes of Youth, Madame X)
  • Jul 2 Herbert Prior, England, actor (Caught Short, Slave of Desire)
  • Jul 4 Stephen Mather, organized US National Park Service

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Jul 5 A. E. Douglass, American astronomer and inventor of dendrochronology (tree-ring dating), born in Windsor, Vermont (d. 1962)

Archaeologist and astronomer A. E. Douglass
Archaeologist and astronomer
A. E. Douglass
  • Jul 8 Kathe Kollwitz, Germany, print maker/sculptor (Bauernkrieg)
  • Jul 10 Finley Peter Dunne, US, journalist/humorist (Mr Dooley)
  • Jul 10 Max Prinz von Baden, German chancellor (Oct-Nov 1918)
  • Jul 15 Maggie Mitchell Walker, 1st woman bank director/philanthropist
  • Jul 24 Fred Tate, cricketer (father of Maurice, 1 Test, Eng v Aus 1902)
  • Jul 24 Frederic Benson, novelist
  • Jul 24 Vicente Acosta, Salvadoran poet (d. the same day 1908)
  • Jul 25 Max Dauthendy, German painter/author (Ewige Hochzeit)
  • Jul 25 Alexander Rummler, American painter (d. 1959)
  • Jul 27 Enrique Granados, Spain, composer
  • Jul 28 Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer (d. 1951)
  • Jul 31 Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant and philanthropist (d. 1966)
  • Aug 1 William Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind)
  • Aug 2 Ernest C Dowson, British poet
  • Aug 2 Frank Alvord Perret, American volcanologist renowned for his research at Vesuvius, Etna, Stromboli and Kilauea, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Aug 3 Stanley Baldwin, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37), born in Bewdley, England (d. 1947)

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
  • Aug 4 Jake Beckley, American baseball player (d. 1918)
  • Aug 7 Emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist
  • Aug 11 Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
  • Aug 11 Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields)
  • Aug 12 Edith Hamilton, US, writer (Mythology)
  • Aug 13 Rudolf Georg Binding, German songwriter/writer (Legenden Der Zeit)
  • Aug 13 William A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer (Skotlands Rimur)
  • Aug 14 John Galsworthy, England, author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932)
  • Aug 14 Cupid Childs, American baseball player (d. 1912)
  • Aug 16 Antonio Nobre, Portuguese poet (Lonely)
  • Aug 22 Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist (d. 1939)
  • Aug 22 Charles Francis Jenkins, American Inventor (altimeter, automobile self-starter, and early television pioneer), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Aug 23 Marcel Schwob, Frans writer/journalist (Le Croisade des Enfants)
  • Aug 25 James W. Gerard, American jurist and diplomat (d. 1951)
  • Aug 27 Umberto Giordano, composer
  • Sep 5 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American composer and pianist (d. 1944)
  • Sep 7 Albert Basserman, Mannheim Germany, actor (Foreign Correspondant) Dies 1952
  • Sep 7 Camilod d'Almeida Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China)
  • Sep 7 Evan Williams, Mineral Ridge Ohio, oratorio tenor
  • Sep 14 Charles Dana Gibson, illustrator, drew "Gibson Girl"
  • Sep 19 Arthur Rackham, England, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales)
  • Sep 21 Henry Lewis Stimson, US minister of War (1911-13)
  • Sep 25 Evgenii Miller, Russian counter-revolutionary (d. 1938)
  • Sep 26 Maggie L Walker, African American business & civic leader
  • Sep 27 Rosa Lewis, society caterer/owner (Cavandish Hotel-England)
  • Sep 28 Hiranuma Kiichirō, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1952)
  • Sep 29 Philip Kleintjes, people's rights leader
  • Oct 3 Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator
  • Oct 14 Masaoka Shiki, Japan, haiku & tanka poet/diarist (Salt Water Ballads)
  • Oct 24 Franco Leoni, composer
  • Oct 25 Józef Dowbór-Muśnicki, Polish general (d. 1937)
  • Nov 3 Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, German composer, born in Bad Schachen (d. 1944)
  • Nov 4 Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish Prime Minister 1944-47
  • Nov 6 Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (Holger Hauge og hans Hustru)

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Nov 7 Marie Skłodowska-Curie, discovered radium (Nobel 1903, 1911), born in Warsaw, Poland

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie
  • Nov 8 Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn, composer
  • Nov 20 Vicente Ripolles, composer
  • Nov 21 Vladimir N Ipatiev, Russian chemist
  • Nov 27 Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer
  • Nov 27 Charles Koechlin, French composer (d. 1950)
  • Dec 5 Józef Piłsudski, Polish revolutionary and statesman (d. 1935)
  • Dec 5 Antti Aarne, Finnish folklorist (d. February 2, 1925)
  • Dec 13 Kristian Birkeland, Norwegian explorer and scientist (d. 1917)
  • Dec 16 Amy Carmichael, missionary in Dohnavur, India (d. 1951)
  • Dec 18 Antoon van Welie, Dutch painter
  • Dec 20 Fini Valdemar Henriques, composer
  • Dec 21 John Winter Thompson, composer
  • Dec 22 Frantisek X Salda, Czech writer/critic
  • Dec 22 Joseph [Maria] Olbrich, Silesia, German architect (Wiener Sezession)
  • Dec 22 [Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener, Germany. Soldier and politician

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Dec 23 Madam C. J. Walker [Sarah Breedlove], African American entrepreneur and 1st US female self-made millionaire (Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company), born in Delta, Louisiana (d. 1919)

Cosmetics Mogul Madam C. J. Walker
Cosmetics Mogul
Madam C. J. Walker
  • Dec 24 Manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian/diplomat
  • Dec 24 Kantaro Suzuki, 42nd Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1948)
  • Dec 25 Alfred Kerr [Kempner], German-British writer, born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 1948)
  • Dec 30 Simon Guggenheim, American businessman and philanthropist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania