On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1863

  • Sep 6 Rodolfo Lenz, German-Chilian linguist (El Papiamento), born in Halle, Saxony (d. 1938)
  • Sep 8 Gustavo Campa, Mexican composer, born in Mexico City (d. 1934)
  • Sep 13 Arthur Henderson, British Labour minister (Nobel Peace Prize 1934), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1935)
  • Sep 15 Horatio Parker, American organist and composer, born in Auburndale, Massachusetts (d. 1919)
  • Sep 16 John Trumble, Australian cricket all-rounder (7 Tests, 10 wickets; brother of Hugh), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1944)
  • Sep 18 Hermann Kutter, Swiss Protestant theologian (founder of Christian Socialism in Switzerland), born in Bern, Switzerland (d. 1931)
  • Sep 21 John Bunny, American film comedian, born in NYC, New York (d. 1915)
  • Sep 23 Alexandre Yersin, Swiss French bacteriologist (discovered bubonic plague bacillus), born in Aubonne, Switzerland (d. 1943)
  • Sep 23 Mary Church Terrell, civil rights activist
  • Sep 28 Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), born in Ajuda National Palace, Lisbon (d. 1908)
  • Sep 29 Franz Zorell, German RC exegetist/lexicographer
  • Sep 29 Hugo Haase, German SPD-German parliament/revolutionary

Person of interestReinhard Scheer

Sep 30 Reinhard Scheer, German admiral and commander of the High Seas Fleet in World War I (Battle of Jutland), born in Obernkirchen, Electorate of Hesse (d. 1928)