Birthdays in History in September 1923

  • Sep 1 Theo H Joekes, journalist/Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Sep 2 Rene Thom, French mathematician (d. 2002)
  • Sep 3 Mort Walker, cartoonist (Beetle Bailey, Hi & Lois)
  • Sep 5 Arthur C Nielsen, market researcher (TV's Nielsen's Ratings)
  • Sep 6 Peter II Karadjordjevic, King of Yugoslavia (1934-45)
  • Sep 9 Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, American virologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Sep 13 Reninca, [RenĂ©e Lauwers], Flemish author (Seed in the Wind)
  • Sep 13 Edouard Boubat, French photographer (d. 1999)

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Sep 16 Lee Kuan Yew, Founding father of modern Singapore and 1st Prime Minister of Singapore (1959-90), born in Singapore

Founder of Modern Singapore Lee Kuan Yew
Founder of Modern Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew
  • Sep 17 John Rigby Hale, British linguist and historian, born in Ashford, Kent (d. 1999)
  • Sep 18 J T Mellema, Boer politician (CHU)
  • Sep 18 Peter Smithson, English architect (d. 2003)
  • Sep 18 Queen Anne of Romania [Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma], born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • Sep 20 Geraldine Clinton Little, Irish-born poet (d. 1997)
  • Sep 21 Harry JN Vane 11th Lord Barnard, English large landowner
  • Sep 22 Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and writer
  • Sep 24 Ladislav Fuks, Czech writer, born in Prague (d. 1994)
  • Sep 24 Mervyn Brown, diplomat
  • Sep 28 Duke of Buccleuch, British large landowner/art collector
  • Sep 28 Fred Robbins, Balt Md, DJ (Coke Time with Eddie Fisher, Robbins Nest)
  • Sep 29 Ellen Malcolm, painter
  • Sep 29 O A "Bum" Phillips, football coach (Houston Oilers/New Orlean Saints)