Birthdays in History in September 1921

  • Sep 1 Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (Mandarins on Sulfuric Acid)
  • Sep 3 Marguerite Higgins, American reporter and war correspondent, Pulitzer prize winner (d. 1966)
  • Sep 5 Jack Valenti, Pres (Motion Picture Association of America)
  • Sep 6 Robert Millar, journalist
  • Sep 6 Carmen Laforet, Spanish author (d. 2004)
  • Sep 6 Norman Joseph Woodland, inventor (barcode), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • Sep 7 Josep Lluís Núñez, Spanish President of FC Barcelona (1978 - 2000)
  • Sep 10 Cornelis A H Wagtho, student/resistance fighter
  • Sep 12 Stanislaw Lem, Lwów, Poland, sci-fi author (Solaris, Invincible)
  • Sep 16 Dusty Hughers, playwright
  • Sep 16 William Johnston, Chaplain to Queen of Scotland
  • Sep 17 Virgilio Barco Vargas, President of Colombia (1986-90), born in Cúcuta, Colombia
  • Sep 19 Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator & writer (d. 1997)
  • Sep 24 Leonard Overton, British glider pilot (Arnhem 1944)
  • Sep 25 Remy C, de Kerckhove, Flemish poet
  • Sep 25 Robert Muldoon, premier NZ (1975-84)/chairman (IMF)
  • Sep 27 Dennis Nineham, British theologian, (d. 2016)
  • Sep 29 Miklos Jancso, Vac Hungry, director (Muzsika, Aube, Pacifist)
  • Sep 30 Eileen Zhang Ailing Chang, writer