Famous People Born in September 1887

  • Sep 1 Blaise Cendrars, [Frederic Sauser-Hall], Swiss poet/writer
  • Sep 1 Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar
  • Sep 3 Frank Christian, American musician (d. 1973)
  • Sep 7 Edith L Sitwell, English poetess/author (Wheels)
  • Sep 8 Prince George of Yugoslavia (d. 1972)
  • Sep 9 Alf (Alfred) Landon, (R-Ks) American politician and Presidential candidate (1932, 1936). Dies 1987
  • Sep 9 Raymond Walburn, Plymouth In, actor (Christmas in July)
  • Sep 10 Giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy
  • Sep 12 George Georgescu, composer
  • Sep 13 Lavoslav Ruzicka, Croatian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
  • Sep 14 Karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist
  • Sep 14 Stanley Ketchel [The Michigan Assassin], Polish-American heavyweight boxing champion (1908-10), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 1910)
  • Sep 15 Jean/Hans Arp, French/Swiss sculptor, artist and poet
  • Sep 15 Carlos D├ívila, former President of Chile (d. 1955)
  • Sep 16 Nadia Boulanger, conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony)
  • Sep 16 Hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor
  • Sep 19 Lovie Austin, American jazz pianist (d. 1972)
  • Sep 19 Lynne Overman, American actor (d. 1943)
  • Sep 21 Lodewijk de Vocht, composer
  • Sep 22 Hobart Cavanaugh, US, actor (Border Town, Black Angel)
  • Sep 25 May Sutton Bundy, Tennis champion and 1st American woman to win the singles title at Wimbledon in 1905, born in Plymouth, England (d. 1975)
  • Sep 26 Antonio Moreno, actor/director (It, Careers), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 26 Edwin Keppel Bennett, English writer (d. 1958)
  • Sep 26 Sir Barnes Wallis, English scientist, engineer and inventor (d. 1979)
  • Sep 27 Anton Roemer, Dutch actor (Potasch & Perlemoer, Boefje)
  • Sep 28 Avery Brundage, CEO (Intl Olympic Committee, 1952-72), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 29 Billy Bevan, Orange Australia, actor (White Sin)
  • Sep 30 Lil Dagover [Marta-Maria Lillits], Madiun, Java, Dutch-born German actress (Spiders)