Famous People Born in 1867

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

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Mar 29th 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 2nd Eugen Sandow, German bodybuilder and circus performer (d. 1925)
  • Apr 9th Chris Watson, third Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1941)
  • Apr 10th George William Russell, Irish nationalist (d. 1935)
  • Apr 11th John P Lotsy, Dutch botanist/geneticist (Genetics)
  • Apr 11th Mark Keppel, Superintendent of Schools of Los Angeles County (d. 1928)
  • Apr 13th Sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & England Rugby wing-forward)
  • Apr 16th Jose de Diego, Puerto Rico, patriot/PR Secretary of Justice

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

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

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

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

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Jul 5th 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 8th Kathe Kollwitz, Germany, print maker/sculptor (Bauernkrieg)
  • Jul 10th Finley Peter Dunne, US, journalist/humorist (Mr Dooley)
  • Jul 10th Max Prinz von Baden, German chancellor (Oct-Nov 1918)
  • Jul 15th Maggie Mitchell Walker, 1st woman bank director/philanthropist
  • Jul 24th Fred Tate, cricketer (father of Maurice, 1 Test, Eng v Aus 1902)
  • Jul 24th Frederic Benson, novelist
  • Jul 24th Vicente Acosta, Salvadoran poet (d. the same day 1908)
  • Jul 25th Max Dauthendy, German painter/author (Ewige Hochzeit)
  • Jul 25th Alexander Rummler, American painter (d. 1959)
  • Jul 27th Enrique Granados, Spain, composer
  • Jul 28th Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer (d. 1951)
  • Jul 31st Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant and philanthropist (d. 1966)
  • Aug 1st William Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind)
  • Aug 2nd Ernest C Dowson, British poet
  • Aug 2nd Frank Alvord Perret, American volcanologist renowned for his research at Vesuvius, Etna, Stromboli and Kilauea, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 3rd Stanley Baldwin, (C) British PM (1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37)
  • Aug 4th Jake Beckley, American baseball player (d. 1918)
  • Aug 7th Emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist
  • Aug 11th Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
  • Aug 11th Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields)
  • Aug 12th Edith Hamilton, US, writer (Mythology)
  • Aug 13th Rudolf Georg Binding, German songwriter/writer (Legenden Der Zeit)
  • Aug 13th William A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer (Skotlands Rimur)
  • Aug 14th John Galsworthy, England, author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932)
  • Aug 14th Cupid Childs, American baseball player (d. 1912)
  • Aug 16th Antonio Nobre, Portuguese poet (Lonely)
  • Aug 22nd Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist (d. 1939)
  • Aug 22nd Charles Francis Jenkins, American Inventor (altimeter, automobile self-starter, and early television pioneer), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Aug 23rd Marcel Schwob, Frans writer/journalist (Le Croisade des Enfants)
  • Aug 25th James W. Gerard, American jurist and diplomat (d. 1951)
  • Aug 27th Umberto Giordano, composer
  • Sep 5th Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American composer and pianist (d. 1944)
  • Sep 7th Albert Basserman, Mannheim Germany, actor (Foreign Correspondant) Dies 1952
  • Sep 7th Camilod d'Almeida Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China)
  • Sep 7th Evan Williams, Mineral Ridge Ohio, oratorio tenor
  • Sep 14th Charles Dana Gibson, illustrator, drew "Gibson Girl"
  • Sep 19th Arthur Rackham, England, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales)
  • Sep 21st Henry Lewis Stimson, US minister of War (1911-13)
  • Sep 25th Evgenii Miller, Russian counter-revolutionary (d. 1938)
  • Sep 26th Maggie L Walker, African American business & civic leader
  • Sep 27th Rosa Lewis, society caterer/owner (Cavandish Hotel-England)
  • Sep 28th Hiranuma Kiichirō, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1952)
  • Sep 29th Philip Kleintjes, people's rights leader
  • Oct 3rd Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator
  • Oct 14th Masaoka Shiki, Japan, haiku & tanka poet/diarist (Salt Water Ballads)
  • Oct 24th Franco Leoni, composer
  • Oct 25th Józef Dowbór-Muśnicki, Polish general (d. 1937)
  • Nov 3rd Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, German composer, born in Bad Schachen (d. 1944)
  • Nov 4th Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish Prime Minister 1944-47
  • Nov 6th Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (Holger Hauge og hans Hustru)

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

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

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Dec 23rd Madame C. J. Walker, Louisiana, cosmetic mogul (Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company), (d. 1919)

Cosmetics Mogul Madame C. J. Walker
Cosmetics Mogul
Madame C. J. Walker
  • Dec 23rd Sarah Breedlove, Delta Louisiana, (Madam C. J. Walker), daughter of slaves & 1st US female self-made millionaire (hair straightner)
  • Dec 24th Manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian/diplomat
  • Dec 24th Kantaro Suzuki, 42nd Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1948)
  • Dec 25th Alfred Kerr [Kempner], German-British writer, born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 1948)
  • Dec 30th Simon Guggenheim, philanthropist (died aboard Titanic)