Birthdays in History in September 1888

  • Sep 1 Andrija ┼átampar, Croatian physician (d. 1958)
  • Sep 4 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor
  • Sep 5 Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 6 Joseph P Kennedy, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Patriarch of the Kennedy family Joseph P. Kennedy
Patriarch of the Kennedy family
Joseph P. Kennedy
  • Sep 8 Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock)
  • Sep 19 J. W. Alexander, American mathematician (d. 1971)
  • Sep 23 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)

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Sep 26 T. S. Eliot, poet (The Waste Land), dramatist and critic (Nobel Prize 1948), born in St Louis Missouri, (d. 1965)

Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate
T. S. Eliot
  • Sep 26 J. Frank Dobie, American folklorist and newspaper columnist (d. 1964)
  • Sep 28 Herman McNeile, soldier, novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond), born in Cornwall, England