Today in Historian History (Part 3)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 508

  • 1856-04-12 William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen)
  • 1857-03-16 Charles Harding Firth, British historian (d. 1936)
  • 1857-09-06 Zelia Nuttall, American archeologist and historian (d. 1933)
  • 1857-10-29 Conrad Haebler, German historian (Early printers of Spain/Portugal)
  • 1858-03-23 Ludwig Quidde, German historian/politician (Nobel prize 1927)
  • 1859-01-09 Frederik Pijper, Dutch vicar/church historian (The Monasteries)
  • 1859-08-19 Hippolyte Delehaye, Flemish historian/hagiographer
  • 1859-12-28 John W Fortescue, military historian
  • 1860-02-25 William James Ashley, English economic-historian
  • 1860-08-11 Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)
  • 1861-06-10 Pierre M M Duhem, French naturalist/philosopher/historian
  • 1861-10-16 J. B. Bury, Irish historian (d. 1927)
  • 1861-11-03 Johann Peter Kirsch, Luxembourg church historian/archaeologist
  • 1861-11-14 Frederick Jackson Turner, Wisc, historian/educator (Harvard U)
  • 1862-06-06 Henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet
  • 1862-06-21 Damrong Rajanubhab, Thai prince and historian (d. 1943)
  • 1862-12-23 Henri Pirenne, Belgian historian (History of Belgium)
  • 1863-01-15 Adolph Goldschmidt, German historian
  • 1863-06-29 James Harvey Robinson, Ill, historian (Ordeal of Civilization)
  • 1863-11-08 René [Raphael] Viviani, French historian/social premier (1914-15)
  • 1864-01-25 Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (d. 1934)
  • 1864-04-21 Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)
  • 1864-06-13 Dwight B. Waldo, American educator and historian (d. 1939)
  • 1864-11-20 Gerard W Kernkamp, Dutch historian/editor (Groene Amsterdammer)
  • 1865-05-15 Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion)
  • 1865-09-03 Wilhelm Bousset, German theologist/historian
  • 1866-02-10 Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian
  • 1866-02-15 Bannister Fletcher, architect & architectural historian, born in London, England
  • 1866-02-25 Benedetto Croce, Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher
  • 1866-12-28 Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian and diplomat (d. 1935)
  • 1867-03-18 Michael G de Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam)
  • 1867-12-24 Manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian/diplomat
  • 1868-01-03 Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian
  • 1868-03-20 Obe Postma, Frisian poet/geography/historian (Frisian Clay Farm)
  • 1869-05-06 Joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/archivist
  • 1869-12-16 Albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography)
  • 1871-06-17 Nicolae Iorga, writer/poet/literature historian/President of Romania
  • 1871-12-13 Herman T Colenbrander, Dutch historian
  • 1872-07-26 George Louis Beer, historian (authority on British colonies)
  • 1872-12-07 Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens)
  • 1873-05-21 Emil Ermatinger, Switz, literature historian
  • 1873-10-21 George P Gooch, English historian/MP
  • 1873-12-20 Kwan-Ichi Asakawa, Japanese historian(d. 1948)
  • 1874-05-10 Moses Schorr, Polish rabbi, senator, historian and orientalist (d. 1941)
  • 1874-11-27 Charles A Beard, American historian (American Continentalism)
  • 1875-03-02 Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian
  • 1875-08-18 Johan E Elias, historian (Amsterdam)
  • 1875-12-12 Desiderius A Stracke, Flemish jesuit/literature historian
  • 1875-12-19 Carter G Woodson, New Canton Va, American historian (African American studies)
  • 1876-02-16 George Macauley Trevelyan, England, historian (Giuseppi Garibaldi)
  • 1876-03-29 Joseph Schmidlin, German church historian/antifascist
  • 1876-04-23 Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, German historian (d. 1925)
  • 1876-08-05 Mary R Beard, historian (Woman as a Force in History), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1878-07-22 Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un destin: Martin Luther)
  • 1878-08-30 Paul Hazard, French literature historian
  • 1878-10-18 James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England)
  • 1878-11-24 Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian
  • 1879-02-09 Jacques Bainville, French historian/essayist/journalist
  • 1879-06-16 Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)
  • 1880-11-10 Aart A van Schelven, Dutch church historian (Willem of Orange)
  • 1882-03-03 Floris H L Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp
  • 1882-07-18 Manuel Galvez, Argentina writer/poet/historian (Paraguay)
  • 1882-08-26 Johannes Lindeboom, vicar/church historian (Neth Archives)
  • 1882-12-31 David Cohen, Dutch historian/chairman (Jewish Council)
  • 1883-09-20 John G van Dillen, historian (Of Wealth & Oligarchists)
  • 1884-04-02 Sir John Squire, British poet, writer, and historian (d. 1958))
  • 1884-08-31 George Al Sarton, Belgian/US historian
  • 1884-09-17 Bastiaan de Gaay Fortman, Dutch historian/Justice of Curacao
  • 1885-03-25 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution)
  • 1885-07-20 Gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian/critic
  • 1885-09-10 Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie)
  • 1885-11-05 Will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization)
  • 1886-02-16 Van Wyck Brooks, NJ, literary historian/writer (Ordeal of Mark Twain)
  • 1886-04-14 Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian
  • 1886-10-01 Ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian/author
  • 1887-05-27 Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts)
  • 1887-07-09 Samuel Eliot Morison, historian (Admiral of the Ocean Sea)
  • 1887-10-04 Francis Bull, Norway, writer (Norsk literature historian)
  • 1887-12-15 Pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of the Dutch Tribe)
  • 1888-04-04 Zdzisław Żygulski, Sr., Polish literary historian (d. 1975)
  • 1888-06-27 Lewis Bernstein Namier, English historian (d. 1960)
  • 1889-03-12 Philip Guedalla, historian

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1889-04-14 Arnold J. Toynbee, English historian (A Study of History), born in London (d. 1975)

  • 1889-05-17 Alfonso Reyes, Mexican poet/historian/diplomat (Higenia Cruel)
  • 1890-03-18 Gerardus van der Leeuw, Dutch religion historian/minister of Education
  • 1890-07-05 Frederick Lewis Allen, American social historian (d. 1954)
  • 1891-06-18 Hans Ruin, Finnish Swedish-language historian
  • 1891-07-26 Jacques Pirenne, Belgian historian
  • 1891-08-02 Viktor Maksimovich Zhirmunsky, Russian literary historian, linguist (d. 1971)
  • 1892-01-10 Dumas Malone, Miss, historian (Jefferson & His Time)
  • 1892-04-14 Vere G Childe, British archaeologist/prehistorian
  • 1892-06-28 Edward H Carr, England, historian (History of Soviet Russia)
  • 1892-10-28 Eduard J Dijksterhuis, Dutch mathematician/historian (Fall & Throw)
  • 1893-09-27 Joannes DM Cornelissen, Dutch historian (Hooft & Tacitus)
  • 1893-10-30 Jan M Romein, Dutch historian (Low Countries at Sea)
  • 1894-07-26 Ludovicus J Rogier, Dutch historian (Henric van Veldeken)
  • 1895-02-04 Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Erflaters)
  • 1895-03-14 Frans Ganshof, Belgian historian
  • 1895-03-23 Encarnacion Alzona, Filipino historian (d. 2001)
  • 1895-05-03 Earnest Kantorowicz, German/US historian (Laudes regiae)

Famous Weddings


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Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 300 of 462

  • 1902-02-23 Samuel R Gardiner, British historian (Oliver Cromwell), dies at 72
  • 1902-06-19 John E E Dalberg baron van Acton, English historian, dies at 69
  • 1903-08-30 Vincente F Lopez, historian (Historia the Chile), dies at 87
  • 1903-11-01 Theodor Mommsen, German historian and scholar (Nobel 1902), dies at 85
  • 1904-02-01 Peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76
  • 1904-05-19 Auguste Molinier, French historian (b. 1851)
  • 1904-10-01 William GGVV Harcourt, historian/English Sect of State, dies at 76
  • 1906-11-09 Leon Vanderkindere, Belgian historian/mayor of Ukkel, dies at 64
  • 1910-08-30 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57
  • 1918-03-19 Willem H de Beaufort, Dutch historian/liberal politician, dies at 73
  • 1918-05-27 Henry Adams, US literature historian (Esther), dies at 80
  • 1920-02-27 Alexandru D Xenopol, Romanian historian, dies at 72
  • 1920-06-14 Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian, dies
  • 1921-06-29 Otto Seeck German classical historian (b. 1850)
  • 1922-03-22 Louis A Ranvier, French anatomist/historian, dies at 86
  • 1922-12-05 Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist, dies
  • 1924-10-07 Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Christian Philosophy), dies at 71
  • 1925-05-30 Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, German historian (b. 1876)
  • 1926-02-26 Frederik Pijper, Dut vicar/church historian (Monasteries), dies at 67
  • 1926-09-17 August Sauer, Austria literature historian, dies at 70
  • 1927-02-19 Georg Brandes, [Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic, dies at 85
  • 1927-06-01 J. B. Bury, Irish historian (b. 1861)
  • 1928-05-31 Manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian, dies at 60
  • 1928-10-23 F A Alphonse Aulard, French historian, dies
  • 1929-10-23 Thomas F Tout, historian (Manch school of historiography), dies at 74
  • 1929-10-24 Peter J Blok, Dutch historian, dies at 74
  • 1930-06-22 Karl von Amira, German historian, dies at 82
  • 1930-12-11 Friedrich von Bernhardi, German war theorist/historian, dies at 81
  • 1931-01-11 James Milton Carroll, American Baptist pastor, leader, historian, and author (b. 1852)
  • 1934-06-06 Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (b. 1864)
  • 1934-11-26 Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Ukrainian historian and statesman (b.1866)
  • 1935-06-22 Szymon Askenazy, Polish historian, diplomat and politician (b. 1866)
  • 1936-02-09 Jacques Bainville, French historian/essayist/journalist, dies at 57
  • 1936-02-19 Charles Harding Firth, British historian (b. 1857)
  • 1937-03-08 Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion), dies at 71
  • 1937-04-19 William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen), dies at 81
  • 1939-10-29 Dwight B. Waldo, American educator and historian (b. 1864)
  • 1940-04-18 Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher, historian, dies
  • 1941-01-10 Joseph Schmidlin, German church historian, murdered at 67
  • 1941-02-04 Johann Peter Kirsch, Luxembourg church historian, dies at 79
  • 1941-03-05 Ludwig Quidde, German historian/politician (Nobel 1927), dies at 82
  • 1941-04-01 Hippolyte Delehaye, Flemish historian, dies at 81
  • 1941-07-08 Moses Schorr, Polish rabbi, senator, historian and orientalist (b. 1874)
  • 1942-03-30 Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson premier Valois), dies at 81
  • 1942-06-25 Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian, dies at 67
  • 1942-10-06 Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies
  • 1943-10-09 Gerard W Kerncamp, historian/editor-in-chief (Green Amsterdam), dies
  • 1943-12-01 Damrong Rajanubhab, Thai prince and historian (b. 1862)
  • 1944-04-13 Paul Hazard, French literature historian, dies at 65
  • 1944-06-16 Marc Bloch, French historian (executed) (b. 1886)
  • 1944-07-23 Max HHR Nettlau, Austrian historian (Der Anarchismus), dies at 79
  • 1944-11-28 Camille Looten, Belgian priest/literature historian, dies
  • 1945-02-01 Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens), dies at 72
  • 1945-10-08 Herman T Colenbrander, historian, dies at 73
  • 1946-12-15 Conrad Haebler, historian (Hundert Kalenderinkunabeln), dies at 89
  • 1947-01-13 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61
  • 1947-08-05 Joannes D M Cornelissen, historian (Johann de White), dies
  • 1947-08-20 Franz VM Cumont, Belgian religious historian, dies at 79
  • 1947-11-17 Victor Serge, Russian anarchist, novelist, and historian (b. 1890)
  • 1947-12-29 Joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/general, dies at 78
  • 1948-07-18 Herman Gummerus, Finnish historian and politician (b. 1877)
  • 1948-08-03 Albert F Pollard, British historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78
  • 1948-08-10 Kwan-Ichi Asakawa, Japanese historian(b. 1873)
  • 1949-05-18 James T Adams, US historian (Pulitzer 1921)
  • 1950-04-03 Carter G Woodson, American historian (African American studies), dies at 74
  • 1951-06-01 Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian, dies at 85
  • 1954-05-19 Aart A van Schelven, church historian (Willem of Orange), dies at 73
  • 1954-05-30 Ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian/author, dies at 67
  • 1954-10-26 Floris HL Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp, dies
  • 1956-03-22 George A L Sarton, Belgian/US historian, dies at 71
  • 1956-04-19 Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70
  • 1956-09-26 Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un Destin, Martin Luther), dies at 78
  • 1957-10-19 Vere G Childe, British archaeologist/prehistorian, dies at 65
  • 1957-11-12 Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78
  • 1958-01-09 Paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies
  • 1958-01-13 John Lindeboom, Dutch vicar/church historian, dies at 75
  • 1958-05-15 Michael G the Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam), dies at 91
  • 1958-08-14 Mary Ritter Beard, American historian, dies at 82
  • 1958-10-27 Frederik Gerretson [Geerten Gossaert], historian/poet/politician, dies at 74
  • 1959-04-08 Gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian, dies
  • 1959-12-27 Alfonso Reyes, Mexican poet/historian/diplomat, dies at 70
  • 1960-01-11 Johan E Elias, Dutch historian (Elias Family), dies at 84
  • 1962-07-16 Jan M Romein, historian (Breaking of Two Ages), dies
  • 1962-07-20 George MacAulay Trevelyan, English royal historian, dies at 86
  • 1963-01-11 Arthur D Nock, English/Americans historian (St Paul), dies at 60
  • 1963-05-02 Van Wyck Brooks, US historian (Ordeal of Mark Twain), dies at 77
  • 1963-06-26 Obe Postma, Fries, poet/geography/historian (Own Cart), dies
  • 1963-09-09 Ernst Kantorowicz, German/US historian, dies at 68
  • 1964-01-30 Berthold Altaner, German church historian, dies at 80
  • 1965-07-27 Henri Daniel-Rops, French writer and historian (b. 1901)
  • 1966-12-31 Pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of Dutch Race), dies
  • 1967-08-19 Isaac Deutscher, Polish/Eng historian (Stalin-biography), dies at 60
  • 1967-09-03 David Cohen, historian/chairman (Jewish Council), dies at 84
  • 1967-11-12 Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian, dies at 58
  • 1968-08-31 George P Gooch, English historian/House of Commons leader, dies
  • 1968-09-18 Willem Kooiman, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 65
  • 1970-01-29 Basil H Liddell Hart, English military historian, dies at 74
  • 1970-02-18 Desiderius A Stracke, Flemish jesuit/literature historian, dies at 94
  • 1970-04-30 Jacob Presser, historian/writer (Doom, Ondergang), dies at 71
  • 1970-08-19 Paweł Jasienica, Polish historian (b. 1909)