1887 in History (Part 2)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 145 of 145

  • Sep 8 Prince George of Yugoslavia (d. 1972)
  • Sep 9 Alf (Alfred) Landon, (R-Ks) American politician and Presidential candidate (1932, 1936). Dies 1987
  • Sep 10 Giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy
  • Sep 13 Lavoslav Ruzicka, Croatian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
  • Sep 14 Karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist
  • Sep 15 Carlos Dávila, former President of Chile (d. 1955)
  • Sep 16 Jean Arp [Hans Arp], French-Swiss sculptor, artist and poet, born in Strassburg, Germany (d. 1966)
  • Sep 26 Edwin Keppel Bennett, English writer (d. 1958)
  • Sep 26 Sir Barnes Wallis, English scientist, engineer and inventor (d. 1979)
  • Oct 4 Francis Bull, Norwegian writer (Norsk literature historian)
  • Oct 5 Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter
  • Oct 5 René Cassin, pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1968)

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Oct 6 Le Corbusier [Charles Jeanneret], Swiss French architect, city planner and artist (Urbanisme), born in La Chaux-de-Fonds (d. 1965))

Architect and City Planner Le Corbusier
Architect and City Planner
Le Corbusier
  • Oct 6 MartinLuis Guzman, Mexican novelist (Eagle & the Serpent)
  • Oct 10 Rie Cramer, [Marie Holman], Dutch cartoonist/author
  • Oct 12 Paula von Preradović, Croatian-Austrian poet and writer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)
  • Oct 13 Jozef Tiso, Slovak politician (d. 1947)
  • Oct 22 John Reed, journalist who reported on Mexican, Russian revolutions
  • Oct 24 Victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso
  • Oct 30 Georg Heym, German writer, born in Hirschberg, Lower Silesia (d. 1912)

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Oct 31 Chiang Kai-shek, Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China (1928-1975), born in Xikou, Zhejiang, China (d. 1975)

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • Nov 1 L. S. Lowry, British painter of industrial scenes, born in Stretford, England (d. 1976)
  • Nov 3 Samuil Marshak, Russian writer, translator and children's poet (d. 1964)
  • Nov 5 Oscar Bossaert, Belgian industrialist and chocolate manufacturer (Victoria), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1956)
  • Nov 10 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Erziehung vor Verdun)

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Nov 15 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull), born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (d. 1986)

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • Nov 15 Hitoshi Asida, Japanese politician
  • Nov 15 Marianne Moore, poet (Pulitzer 1951, Collected Poems), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Nov 15 René Maran, Martinique, author (Batouala, Prix Goncourt)
  • Nov 16 Philip Frohman, US architect

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Nov 17 Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British WWII Field Marshal (African campaign, D-Day) and WWI officer, born in London (d. 1976)

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery
  • Nov 19 James B. Sumner, American chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate (d. 1955)
  • Nov 23 Henry Moseley, English physicist (d. 1915)
  • Nov 24 Erich von Manstein, German military commander (d. 1973)
  • Nov 25 Nikolai Vavilov, Russian geneticist (d. 1943)
  • Nov 28 Ernst Rohm, German staff member/Bolivian leader/SA
  • Dec 3 Naruhiko, Prince Higashikuni of Japan (d. 1990)
  • Dec 13 Alvin York, American World War I soldier who led a famed attack on a German machine gun nest (Medal of Honor), born in Pall Mall, Tennessee (d. 1964)
  • Dec 13 George Polya, Hungarian-born mathematician (d. 1985)
  • Dec 15 Pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of the Dutch Tribe)
  • Dec 17 Josef Lada, Czech painter (d. 1957)
  • Dec 17 Hermine Reuss, Empress of Germany and Duchess of Bohemia (d. 1947)
  • Dec 22 Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (d. 1920)
  • Dec 25 Conrad Hilton, hotel mogul (Hilton Hotels)
  • Dec 26 Arthur Ernest Percival, British Army officer (d. 1966)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History