Birthdays in History in September 1898

  • Sep 10 Adele Marie Astaire, sister of Fred Astaire, entertainer, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 10 Waldo Semon, American inventor (d. 1999)
  • Sep 12 Ben Shahn, painter (1964 Arts & Letters)
  • Sep 14 Ernest Nash, German-born archaeologist (d. 1974)
  • Sep 15 John J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship's doctor/writer/poet (El Dorado)
  • Sep 16 H.A. Rey, American children's author, creator of "Curious George" (d. 1977)
  • Sep 19 Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71)
  • Sep 21 Tushar Kanti Ghosh, world's oldest/longest serving newspaper Editor
  • Sep 24 Charlotte D baroness of Pallandt, Dutch sculptress

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Sep 24 Howard Florey, Australian pathologist and pharmacologist who purified penicillin (Nobel 1945), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 1968)

Pathologist and Nobel Laureate Howard Florey
Pathologist and Nobel Laureate
Howard Florey
  • Sep 25 Robert Brackman American artist (d. 1980)
  • Sep 28 Carl Clauberg, Nazi concentration camp doctor (d. 1957)
  • Sep 29 Trofim Lysenko, Stalinist biologist (d. 1976)
  • Sep 30 Felix Kersten, Baltic-German/Finnish masseuse (Heinrich Himmler)
  • Sep 30 Princess Charlotte of Monaco (d. 1977)