On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1860

  • Sep 3 Edward A. Filene, American entrepreneur and philanthropist, born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1937)

Person of interestJane Addams

Sep 6 Jane Addams, American pacifist, social activist, feminist, author, co-founder of ACLU (Nobel Prize for Peace, 1931), born in Cedarville, Illinois (d. 1935) [1]

Social Worker and Nobel Laureate Jane Addams
Social Worker and Nobel Laureate
Jane Addams

Person of interestGrandma Moses

Sep 7 Grandma Moses [Anna Mary Robertson], American primitive painter (Old Oaken Bucket), born in Greenwich, New York (d. 1961)

Primitive Painter Grandma Moses
Primitive Painter
Grandma Moses
  • Sep 7 Willem Hubert Nolens, Dutch priest and ambassador to Vatican, born in Venlo (d. 1931)
  • Sep 10 Marianne Von Werefkin, Russian-German-Swiss Expressionist painter, born in Tula, Russia (d. 1938)
  • Sep 11 James Allan, New Zealand rugby union player All Black, born in Taieri, Otago, New Zealand (d. 1934)

Person of interestJohn J. Pershing

Sep 13 John J. Pershing [Blackjack], American general and WWI commander, born in Laclede, Missouri (d. 1948)

US WW1 Commander John J. Pershing
US WW1 Commander
John J. Pershing
  • Sep 14 Hamlin Garland, American writer (Middle Border), born in West Salem, Wisconsin (d. 1940)
  • Sep 15 M. Visvesvaraya, Indian civil engineer and statesman (19th Diwan of the Mysore Kingdom), born in Muddenahalli, Chikkaballapura, Kingdom of Mysore, born in (d. 1962)
  • Sep 18 Alberto Franchetti, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1942)
  • Sep 24 S. R. Crockett, Scottish novelist (The Stickit Minister), born in Duchrae, Balmaghie, Kirkcudbrightshire (d. 1914)
  • Sep 28 Paul Ulrich Villard, French chemist and physicist who discovered gamma rays, born in Saint-Germain-au-Mont-d'Or, France (d. 1934)