Famous Birthdays for Year 1880

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Birthdays 1 - 150 of 191

Jan 1st - Edie Martin, actress (Titfield Thunderbolt), born in London, England
Jan 1st - Shalom Asch, Poland, yiddish writer (Motke Ganev)
Jan 2nd - Louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer
Jan 5th - Nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer
Jan 6th - Tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin), (d. 1940)
Jan 6th - Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer
Jan 10th - Eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Short Cause)
Jan 10th - Frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp
Jan 10th - Grock, [Adrien Wettach], Swiss clown/circus director
Jan 10th - Manuel Azaña y Diaz, PM/pres of 2nd Spanish republic (1936-39)
Jan 11th - Rudolf T Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer
Jan 17th - Mack Sennett, movie creator (Keystone Kops)
Jan 18th - Paul Ehrenfest, Austria/Neth physicist (adiabates hypothesis)
Jan 20th - Walter W. Bacon, American politician (d. 1962)
Jan 24th - Elisabeth Achelis, creator (World Calendar)
Jan 25th - Francis George Scott, composer
WW2 General Douglas MacArthurWW2 General Douglas MacArthur (Jan 26th) Jan 26th - Douglas MacArthur, Little Rock Ark, US General (WW II), (d. 1964)
Jan 28th - Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (England wicket-keeper before & after WW I)
Jan 28th - Mary Boland, Phila, US, comedienne/actress (Ruggles of Red Gap)
Jan 29th - W C Fields, [William Claude Dukenfield], Phila, actor (Bank Dick)
Feb 1st - Antonio Guarnieri, composer
Feb 1st - Francesco Balilla Pratella, composer
Feb 3rd - Arnoldus JH Aerts, bishop of Neth-Guinea (1920-42)
Feb 8th - Franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter)
Feb 9th - Lipót Fejér, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1959)
Feb 10th - Jesse G Vincent, Arkansas, engineer designed 1st V-12 engine
Feb 12th - John Llewellyn Lewis, union leader (United Mine Workers, 1920-60)
Feb 14th - Aida Overton Walker, US dancer/singer (In Dahomey, Salome)
Feb 14th - Edgar Leslie Bainton, composer
Feb 16th - Frank Burke, American baseball player (d. 1946)
Feb 17th - Alvaro Obregon, general/president Mexico (1920-24)
Feb 18th - Eric De Lamarter, composer
Feb 19th - Arthur Shepherd, composer
Feb 20th - Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, French aristocrat and novelist (d. 1923)
Feb 21st - Frank Orth, Phila Pa, actor (Boston Blackie, Brothers)
Feb 21st - Waldemar Bonsels, German writer (d. 1952)
Feb 22nd - Frigyes Riesz, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1956)
Feb 23rd - Edgar Istel, composer
Mar 1st - Julian Myrick, promoter of junior tennis
Mar 1st - Lytton Strachey, English biographer and critic (Benson Medal 1923), born in London, England
Mar 3rd - Anne C Veth, Dutch cartoonist/art critic
Mar 3rd - Florence Auer, American actress (d. 1962)
Mar 4th - Channing Pollock, American playwright and critic (d. 1946)
Mar 10th - Michael Jacobs, boxing promoter, born in NYC, New York
Mar 11th - Harry H. Laughlin, American eugenecist (d. 1943)
Mar 12th - House Peters, England, silent film actor (Kansas Territory)
Mar 12th - Nikolaos Georgantas, Greek discus thrower (d. 1958)
Mar 12th - Henry Drysdale Dakin, British-American biochemist, known for the Dakin-West reaction (d. 1952)
Mar 14th - Oscar (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actor/director (Pink Kate)
Mar 17th - Guillermo Uribe Holguin, composer
Mar 17th - Sir Patrick Hastings, British barrister (d. 1952)
Mar 17th - Lawrence Oates, English army officer and Antarctic explorer (d. 1912)
Mar 21st - Hans Hofmann, German/US painter (Search for the Real)
Mar 21st - Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist
Mar 21st - Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, American actor (d. 1971)
Mar 22nd - Ernie Quigley, Canadian-American sports official (d. 1960)
Mar 23rd - Heikki Ritavuori, Finnish politician (d. 1922)
Mar 26th - Duncan Hines, US, restaurant guide writer (Out of Kentucky Kitchens)
Mar 30th - Sean O'Casey, Ireland, playwright (Playboy of the Western World)
Apr 1st - Agha Petros, Assyrian general (d. 1932)
Apr 8th - Victor Schertzinger, composer/director (Uptown NY)
Apr 10th - Frances Perkins, American politician and 1st woman to hold cabinet-level position (Labor), (d. 1965)
Apr 10th - Montague Summers, English writer (d. 1948)
Apr 10th - Mohammed Nadir Shah, Afghan king (d. 1933)
Apr 13th - Charles Christie, Canadian film studio owner (d. 1955)
Apr 18th - Sam Crawford, baseball player (d. 1968)
Apr 26th - Mikhail Fokine, Russia, choreographer/founder of modern dance
May 1st - Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo)
May 6th - Baron W Edmund, Archangel & Ironside, British fieldmarshal
May 12th - Lincoln Ellsworth, led 1st transarctic, transantarctic flights
May 12th - W Hupkes, engineer/director (Dutch Rail 1938)
May 14th - Wilhelm List, German field marshal (d. 1971)
May 15th - Otto Dibelius, German theologist/bishop (Confessional Church)
May 16th - Julian Tannen, NY, comedian (Great Moment)
May 19th - Allard R Hulshoff, architect of Amsterdam (1924)
May 21st - Pablo Luna y Carne, composer
May 21st - Tudor Arghezi, Romanian writer (d. 1967)
May 25th - Jean Alexandre Barré, French neurologist (d. 1967)
May 29th - Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)
Jun 6th - William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state
Jun 10th - Margit Kaffka, writer
1st Woman Elected to Congress Jeannette Rankin1st Woman Elected to Congress Jeannette Rankin (Jun 11th) Jun 11th - Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana)
Jun 15th - Mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi)
Jun 17th - Carl Van Fight, US author/critic (Red, Nigger Heaven)
Jun 17th - Russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln)
Jun 17th - Carl Van Vechten, American writer and photographer (d. 1964)
Jun 19th - Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung)
Jun 21st - Arnold Gesell, American psychologist and pediatrician (d. 1961)
Jun 21st - Josiah Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp, British civil servant, industrialist, economist, statistician and banker (d. 1941)
Jun 26th - Natalia, Princess Brassova (d. 1952)
Jun 27th - Helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many
Jun 29th - Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")
Jul 2nd - Albert Szirmai, composer
Author Helen KellerAuthor Helen Keller (Jun 27th) Jul 3rd - Carl Schuricht, composer
Jul 4th - George Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912)
Jul 4th - Pat Rooney, vaudevillian/actor (Night Club)
Jul 5th - Jan Kubelik, composer
Jul 12th - Tod Browning, American film director (d. 1962)
Jul 14th - Donald Meek, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach), born in Glasgow, Scotland
Jul 18th - Otto Vrieslander, composer
Jul 20th - Hermann earl Keyserling, German philosopher/writer
Jul 21st - Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (d. 1919)
Jul 24th - Ernest Bloch, Geneva Switzerland, composer (MacBeth)
Jul 24th - Kristian Hellström, Swedish athlete (d. 1946)
Jul 26th - Volodymyr Vynnychenko, Ukrainian statesman (d. 1951)
Jul 27th - Donald Crisp, Scotland, actor (How Green Was My Valley, Pollyana)
Jul 27th - Joseph Tinker, baseball Hall of Famer, 1/3 of fame double play combo
Jul 30th - Robert Rutherford McCormick, US, editor/publisher (Chicago Tribune)
Jul 31st - Munshi Premchand, Indian Author (d. 1936)
Aug 5th - Gertrude E Durden Rush, US composer/playwright (Black Girls Burden)
Aug 6th - Hans Moser, Austrian actor (d. 1964)
Aug 7th - Ernst Laqueur, chemist/pharmacology/psychology (sexual hormones)
Aug 8th - Earle Page, Australian politician (d. 1961)
Aug 10th - Clarence Cameron White, composer
Aug 10th - Robert L. Thornton, American businessman, philanthropist, and Mayor of Dallas, Texas (d. 1964)
Aug 11th - Frederick Jerome Work, composer
Aug 12th - Christy Mathewson, HOF baseball pitcher (Won 37 in 1908)
Aug 12th - Marguerite "John" Radclyffe-Hall, author
Aug 17th - Leo Ascher, composer
Aug 17th - Percy Sherwell, cricketer (great South African batsman-keeper-captain)
Aug 21st - Johan H Westerveld, Dutch WW II resistance fighter/leader (OD)
Aug 22nd - George Herriman, American cartoonist (d. 1944)
Aug 22nd - Gorch Fock, German author and poet (d. 1916)
Aug 23rd - Alexander Grin, Russian writer (d. 1932)
Aug 24th - Miles W L Killearn of Killearn, Scotish baron/diplomat
Aug 25th - Robert E Stolz, Austrian composer/conductor (...smaller guard)
Aug 26th - Guillaume Apollinaire, France, poet/movie critic (Alcoola)
Aug 29th - Marie-Louise Meilleur, Canada, lived past 117
Aug 31st - Wilhelmina HPM, queen of the Netherlands (1898-1948)
Sep 4th - Leo Bittermieux, Flemish missionary (Congo)
Sep 6th - Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch night club performer (French governess)
Sep 7th - Attilio Brugnoli, composer
Sep 7th - Kurt von Wolfurt, composer
Sep 8th - Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic chairman (1st Chamber)
Sep 9th - Viking Eggeling, Sweden, artist/film maker (Diagonal Symphony)
Journalist and Critic H. L. MenckenJournalist and Critic H. L. Mencken (Sep 12th) Sep 12th - Henry Louis Mencken, American newspaperman/critic (Prejudices), born in Baltimore, Maryland
Sep 14th - Paul Fechter, German writer (Der Zauberer Gottes)
Sep 14th - Metropolitan Benjamin (Fedchenkov), Orthodox missionary and writer (d. 1961)
Sep 14th - Archie Hahn, American athlete (d. 1955)
Sep 16th - Alfred Noyes, British poet/essayist (Loom of Years, Highwayman)
Sep 20th - Ildebrando Pizzetti, composer
Sep 20th - Louise Peete, American murderess (d. 1947)
Sep 22nd - Asser B Kleerekoper, journalist/2nd-Member of parliament (SDAP)
Sep 22nd - Dame Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragist (d. 1958)
Sep 23rd - John Boyd Orr, nutritionist, UN's FAO (Nobel 1949)
Sep 28th - Ralph Edward Flanders, Barnet VT, (Sen-VT)
Oct 2nd - George Alexander Russell, composer
Oct 3rd - Warner Oland, Umea Sweden, actor (Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan)
Journalist and Author Damon RunyonJournalist and Author Damon Runyon (Oct 4th) Oct 4th - Damon Runyon, Manhattan, Kansas, journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls-based on his work), (d. 1946)
Oct 6th - Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano

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