Birthdays in History in September 1908

  • Sep 1 Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist
  • Sep 3 Lev Semenovich Pontryagin, Russian mathematician (d. 1988)
  • Sep 4 Edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny)
  • Sep 4 Richard Wright, American author (Native Son, Uncle Tom's Children)
  • Sep 6 Anthony Wagner, genealogist
  • Sep 7 Michael E DeBakey, artificial heart pioneer
  • Sep 8 Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert
  • Sep 9 Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)
  • Sep 10 Waldo Wedel, American Archaeologist (d. 1996)
  • Sep 11 Everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco
  • Sep 15 Gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain)
  • Sep 16 Beecher Moore, British sailor, born in Rochester, New York (d. 1996)
  • Sep 16 James "Jimmy" Johnson, English Labor MP (1950-59, 64-83)
  • Sep 18 Viktor A Ambartsoemjan, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50)
  • Sep 19 Mika Waltari, novelist (Egyptian)
  • Sep 19 Tatsuo Shimabuku, founder of Isshinryu Karate (d. 1975)
  • Sep 20 Alexander Mitscherlich, German psychotherapist
  • Sep 20 Levon-Karapet His Holiness Vasken Baidjian, patriach of Etchmiadzin
  • Sep 26 Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker
  • Sep 27 Shiv Verma, Indian revolutionary soldier
  • Sep 29 James Norman Dalrymple Anderson, lawyer
  • Sep 30 Edzard H Schaper, German/Swiss sailor/UP-correspondent/antifascist