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 worker and feminist (Nobel 1931), born in Cedarville, Illinois (d. 1935)

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

Person of interestGrandma Moses

Sep 7 Grandma Moses [Anna Maria], 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 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 22 Heinrich Reitsch, composer
  • 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)