Today in Historian History (Part 4)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 507

  • 1895-09-28 Charles Petrie, historian, born in Liverpool, England
  • 1895-10-19 Louis Mumford, cultural historian/city planner/writer
  • 1895-10-31 Basil H Liddell Heart, English military historian/publicist
  • 1896-05-25 Jan N Bakhuizen van den Brink, theologist/church historian
  • 1897-09-29 Herbert Agar, American journalist and historian (d. 1980)
  • 1898-01-22 Hans van Werveke, Flemish historian (Diocese Terwaan)
  • 1898-07-04 Dr. Pilar Barbosa, Puerto Rican historian (d. 1997)
  • 1898-07-13 Martin David, German/Neth law historian
  • 1898-08-17 Gerard Schmook, Flemish librarian/historian/custodian
  • 1898-08-20 Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish author and historian (d. 1973)
  • 1899-01-22 Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)
  • 1899-01-23 Joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts)
  • 1899-02-14 John Randall Jr, Michigan, historian/philosopher (Western Man)
  • 1899-02-18 Arthur Bryant, English historian (King Charles II)
  • 1899-02-24 Jacob Presser, Dutch historian/writer (Down-fall)
  • 1899-05-26 Otto E Neugebauer, Austrian/US math historian
  • 1899-08-12 Alfred Kantorowicz, German historian (Spanish Diary)
  • 1899-10-09 Bruce Catton, US, historian/writer (Civil War)
  • 1901-01-13 A. B. Guthrie, American novelist, historian (d. 1991)
  • 1901-01-13 Mieczysław Żywczyński, Polish historian and priest (d. 1978)
  • 1901-03-21 Richard Leslie Hill, historian
  • 1901-04-29 George Osborne Sayles, historian
  • 1901-05-01 Antal Szerb, Hungarian author and historian (d. 1945)
  • 1902-01-25 Gerard P M Knuvelder, Dutch literature historian (Vocation, Kitty)
  • 1902-02-21 Arthur D Nock, English/US historian (St Paul)
  • 1902-06-12 Hendrik J Elias, Flemish historian/(mayor-Ghent)
  • 1902-08-22 Roy Armstrong, English historian (History of Sussex)
  • 1902-08-24 Fernand Braudel, French historian (Civililization & Capitalism)
  • 1902-09-19 Pieter John Bouman, sociologist/historian
  • 1902-10-25 Henry Steele Commager, American historian (Atlas of Civil War), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1902-11-10 Murk Ozinga, Dutch building historian (Monuments of Curacao)
  • 1902-11-20 Wolfgang Kunkel, German law historian
  • 1902-11-24 Fernand Braudel, French historian
  • 1903-01-20 Sybil Marion Rosenfeld, theatre historian
  • 1903-03-11 Ronald Syme, New Zealand classicist and historian (d. 1989)
  • 1903-08-23 Mauritius van Haegendoren, Flemish historian/senator
  • 1903-09-03 Willem Kooiman, Dutch theologist/church historian
  • 1903-10-04 Bona Arsenault, French Canadian politician, historian and genealogist (d. 1993)
  • 1903-11-20 Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist (d. 1981)
  • 1903-12-04 Alfred Leslie Rowse, historian
  • 1904-02-23 William L Shirer, historian (Rise & Fall of 3rd Reich)
  • 1904-07-05 Harold Acton, English/Italian historian/art collector
  • 1905-02-28 Glyn Jones, Wales, novelist, poet and literary historian
  • 1906-02-10 Henry Phelps Brown, historian/economist
  • 1906-03-25 Alan J P Taylor, British historian (English history 1914-1915)
  • 1906-06-28 Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/music historian
  • 1906-08-02 Albert Goodwin, historian
  • 1906-08-30 Countess of Longford, biographer/historian

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1906-10-14 Hannah Arendt, Hanover Germany, political theorist and historian (Origins of Totalitarianism)

Political Theorist Hannah Arendt
Political Theorist
Hannah Arendt
  • 1906-11-07 Margaret Barbara Lambert, British historian (Saar)
  • 1907-03-13 Mircea Eliade, religious historian (Le Yoga) [O.S. 02-28]
  • 1907-03-13 Albert Hughes Williams, teacher/historian
  • 1907-04-03 Isaac Deutscher, Polish/English historian (Stalin/Trotsky biography)
  • 1907-05-28 Frederick George Emmison, archivist/historian
  • 1907-09-04 Maurice Ashley, historian
  • 1907-09-26 Anthony F Blunt, British historian/spy for USSR
  • 1908-01-12 Ben Seijes, Dutch historian (WW II)
  • 1908-01-18 Jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian
  • 1908-05-24 Michael Roberts, historian
  • 1908-08-06 James Lees-Milne, architecural historian
  • 1908-08-31 Lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian
  • 1908-11-13 C. Vann Woodward, American historian (d. 1999)
  • 1908-11-22 Michael Balfour, historian
  • 1909-01-02 Rene Etiemble, French literature historian (Parlez-vous Franglais)
  • 1909-03-27 Golo Mann, [Gottfried], German/US historian (Antisemitism)
  • 1909-04-16 Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian
  • 1909-04-22 Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (d. 2001)
  • 1909-07-02 Hermann Bengtson, German historian (Greeks Ancient Times)
  • 1909-07-30 Cyril Northcote Parkinson, English historian (Pursuit of Progress)
  • 1909-09-16 [Hans JM] Fernand Lodewick, literature historian
  • 1909-11-10 Paweł Jasienica, Polish historian (d. 1970)
  • 1909-11-23 Nigel Tranter, author/historian (River Realm, Robert the Bruce)
  • 1910-01-03 Thomas Stuart Willan, historian
  • 1910-01-10 Dorothy Stroud, garden historian
  • 1910-04-19 Andrew Gilchrist, historian/diplomat
  • 1910-07-20 Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, British historian (William the Silent)
  • 1910-11-25 Leon Poliakov, historian
  • 1911-08-10 A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (d. 1993)
  • 1911-11-01 Henri Troyat, French author and historian (d. 2007)
  • 1912-01-30 Barbara Tuchman, US, historian/author (Pulitzer, Guns of August)
  • 1912-02-14 Edmund George Love, US, teacher/historian/author (A Small Bequest)=
  • 1912-04-14 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher
  • 1912-11-18 Jaap Meijer, [Saul van Messel], Dutch historian/rabbi in Paramaribo
  • 1913-02-10 Ragnhild Marie Hatton, historian
  • 1914-01-15 Lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian
  • 1914-01-16 Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
  • 1914-04-27 Albert Soboult, French historian
  • 1914-10-01 Daniel J. Boorstin, American historian and author (The Americans: The Democratic Experience - 1974 Pulitzer Prize)
  • 1914-10-02 Bernarr Rainbow, historian of music education, organist, and choir master (d. 1998)
  • 1914-12-13 Alan L Bullock, British historian
  • 1915-01-02 John Hope Franklin, historian
  • 1915-05-06 Theodore H White, historian/writer (Making of President)
  • 1915-08-29 Denys Hay, historian
  • 1915-11-04 Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science
  • 1916-05-20 Rev Owen Chadwick, English historian, priest and university chancellor, born in London (d. 2015)
  • 1916-08-26 Allan Leslie Merson, historian
  • 1917-01-21 Rohan Butler, historian
  • 1917-03-23 H C Allen, American historian
  • 1917-05-20 Richard Charles Cobb, historian
  • 1917-06-09 Eric J. Hobsbawm, Alexandria, Sultanate of Egypt, Marxist historian (The Age of Revolution; Capital; and Empire), (d. 2012)

Famous Weddings


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Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 400 of 463

  • 1970-10-24 Richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54
  • 1971-10-10 John Cawte Beaglehole, New Zealand historian (b. 1901)
  • 1972-09-07 Jacques Pirenne, Belgian historian, dies at 81
  • 1973-02-02 Henry J Elias, Flemish historian/mayor of Gent, dies at 70
  • 1973-08-08 Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish author and historian (b. 1898)
  • 1974-03-30 Ludovicus J Rogier, Dutch historian (Reborn in Freedom), dies at 79
  • 1974-08-22 Jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian, dies at 66
  • 1974-11-23 Cornelius Ryan, war reporter/historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54
  • 1975-04-28 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 48

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1975-10-22 Arnold J. Toynbee, English historian (A Study of History), dies at 86

  • 1975-10-24 Zdzisław Żygulski, Sr., Polish literary historian (b. 1888)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1975-12-04 Hannah Arendt, German/US political theorist and historian, dies at 69

Political Theorist Hannah Arendt
Political Theorist
Hannah Arendt
  • 1976-05-15 Samuel Eliot Morison, US historian (Admiral of Ocean Sea), dies at 88
  • 1976-09-13 Albert Tessier, French Canadian priest, historian and filmmaker (b. 1895)
  • 1977-03-10 Pieter Jan Bouman, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 74
  • 1978-02-05 Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Omzien), dies at 83
  • 1978-02-21 Mieczysław Żywczyński, Polish historian and priest (b. 1901)
  • 1978-08-28 Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78
  • 1978-09-19 Étienne Gilson, French philosopher and historian (b. 1884)
  • 1978-12-14 Salvador de Madariaga, Spanish diplomat, writer, historian and pacifist (b. 1886)
  • 1980-06-23 Walter Rodney, Guyanese historian (bomanslag), dies
  • 1980-11-24 Herbert Agar, American journalist and historian (b. 1897)
  • 1981-01-10 Fawn M. Brodie, American historian (b. 1915)
  • 1981-01-22 Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist (b. 1903)
  • 1981-05-01 Clarence A Bacote, historian/political scientist, dies at 75
  • 1981-07-12 Ben Seijes, historian (WW II), dies at 73
  • 1981-12-29 Guido Provoost, Belgian historian, dies at 41
  • 1982-06-29 Gerard[us PM] Knuvelder, literature historian (Anthology), dies
  • 1982-09-11 Albert Soboult, French historian, dies at 68
  • 1982-11-03 Edward H Carr, British historian, dies at 90
  • 1985-01-22 Sir Arthur Bryant, British historian (b. 1899)
  • 1985-03-15 Radha Krishna Choudhary, Indian historian and writer (b. 1921)
  • 1985-07-05 Gerard Schmook, Flemish literature historian/custodian, dies at 86
  • 1985-11-28 Fernand Braudel, French historian, dies at 83
  • 1986-02-07 Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegalese historian (b. 1923)
  • 1986-03-02 Marcel Liebman, Belgian historian, dies at 56
  • 1989-02-06 Barbara Tuchman, historian (Guns of August-Pulitzer), dies at 77
  • 1989-08-15 F de Jong Edz, Dutch historian/director (IISG), dies
  • 1989-09-04 Ronald Syme, New Zealand-born classicist and historian (b. 1903)
  • 1990-01-26 Lewis Mumford, American historian (b. 1895)
  • 1990-09-07 Alan J P Taylor, British historian (Origins of WW II), dies
  • 1991-01-29 Yasushi Inoue, Japanese historian, dies
  • 1991-10-28 John Korbal, film historian (Marlene Dietrich), dies at 51
  • 1991-11-13 Hanson Baldwin, US military historian, dies at 88
  • 1992-05-04 Henri Guillemin, French historian, dies at 89
  • 1992-08-21 Theo van Tijn, Marxist/social-historian, dies at 65
  • 1992-12-02 Loek Elfferich, Dutch journalist/historian (Treason in Rotterdam), die
  • 1993-01-17 Albert Hourani, English historian (b. 1915)
  • 1993-02-07 W Sybout A Colenbrander, Dutch historian/journalist, dies at 82
  • 1993-03-10 C Northcote Parkinson, English historian/sociologist (Law of P), dies
  • 1993-07-09 Cut Meijer, [Saul Messel], historian/rabbi to Paramaribo, dies at 80
  • 1993-08-23 Victorine Hefting, historian/wife of Bert Baker, dies at 88
  • 1993-10-19 Roy Armstrong, English historian (Traditional buildings), dies at 91
  • 1993-10-24 Ben Scholtens, historian (Gaama Duumi), murdered at 39
  • 1993-11-01 A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (b. 1911)
  • 1993-12-12 Jozsef Antall, historian/premier of Hungary (1990-93), dies at 61
  • 1994-02-01 Fouad Fram al-Boustani, Lebanese historian (Rawaeaa), dies at 88
  • 1994-02-27 Harold Acton, English/Italian historian/art collector, dies at 84
  • 1994-02-28 George Osborne Sayles, historian, dies at 92
  • 1994-04-07 Angelus Gottfried "Golo" Mann, German/US historian, dies at 85
  • 1994-04-22 D Nauta, theologist/church historian/lawyer, dies at 96
  • 1994-06-04 Thomas Stuart Willan, historian, dies at 84
  • 1994-06-05 Thomas Millar, historian, dies at 67
  • 1994-06-14 Denys Hay, historian, dies at 78
  • 1994-07-12 James Bysse Joll, historian, dies at 76
  • 1994-07-14 Robert Jungk, German/French/Us/Austrian philosopher/historian, dies
  • 1994-08-04 Giovanni Spadolini, Italian historian/journalist, dies at 69
  • 1994-09-06 Wolf Donner, Austrian movie historian/festival director, dies at 55

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1994-09-17 Karl Popper, philosopher (Poverty of Historianism), dies at 92

Philosopher and Professor Karl Popper
Philosopher and Professor
Karl Popper
  • 1994-09-25 John Richard Ravensdale, historian, dies at 73
  • 1994-09-26 Maurice Ashley, historian, dies at 87
  • 1994-12-15 Henry Phelps Brown, historian/economist, dies at 88
  • 1995-01-22 Margaret Barbara Lambert, British historian (Saar), dies at 88
  • 1995-02-10 S van der Linde, church historian, dies at 89
  • 1995-03-19 Fernand Lodewick, literature historian (Literature), dies at 85
  • 1995-05-16 Ragnhild Marie Hatton, historian, dies at 82
  • 1995-08-26 John Costello, historian, dies at 52
  • 1995-09-03 Donald Cuthbert Coleman, economic historian, dies at 75
  • 1995-09-16 Michael Balfour, historian, dies at 86
  • 1995-09-22 Albert Goodwin, historian, dies at 89
  • 1995-10-17 Peter Hinchcliff, historian, dies at 66
  • 1995-10-28 Allan Leslie Merson, historian, dies at 79
  • 1995-11-09 Derick Frederick George Emmison, archivist/historian, dies at 88
  • 1995-11-16 Gwyn A Williams, historian/socialist, dies at 70
  • 1995-12-06 Dmitri Antonovitch Volkogonov, soldier/historian, dies at 67
  • 1995-12-12 Lindsay Oliver John Boynton, furniture historian, dies
  • 1996-01-06 John Phillipps Kenyon, historian/teacher, dies at 68
  • 1996-01-15 Richard Charles Cobb, historian, dies at 78
  • 1996-01-22 Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77
  • 1996-02-09 Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science, dies at 80
  • 1996-02-18 Richard Leslie Hill, historian, dies at 94
  • 1996-03-07 Aled Eames, mAritime historian, dies at 74
  • 1996-04-05 Peter Nailor, civil servant/historian, dies at 67
  • 1996-04-11 Edwin Clarke, historian/neurologist, dies at 76
  • 1996-04-14 William K Everson, film historian, dies at 67
  • 1996-04-22 David Shipman, film historian, dies at 63
  • 1996-04-26 Burton Stein, historian, dies at 69
  • 1996-05-25 Renzo de Felice, historian, dies at 67
  • 1996-09-13 Anthony Nicholas Maria Wahl, historian, dies at 68
  • 1996-10-02 Sybil Marion Rosenfeld, theatre historian, dies at 93

Famous Historians