Famous People Born in 1867

  • Jan 1 Charles Edward Montague, English author/critic (Fiery Particles)
  • Jan 1 Lew Fields, comedian (of Weber & Fields)
  • Jan 6 Georges Martin Witkowski, composer
  • Jan 8 Emily Green Balch, American sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946)
  • Jan 9 Jacques Urlus, Dutch tenor (Opera of Leipzig, Song of the Earth)
  • Jan 11 Edward B. Titchener, British psychologist. (d. 1927)
  • Jan 17 Carl Laemmle, German-born film executive (d. 1939)
  • Jan 18 Rubén Darío, Nicaraguan Journalist, Diplomat, Poet (d. 1916)
  • Jan 20 Yvette Guilbert [Emma Laure Esther Guilbert], French singer and actress, born in Paris, France (d. 1944)
  • Jan 21 James Marcus, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail), born in NYC, New York (d. 1937)
  • Jan 21 Maxime Weygard, French general/gov-gen (Algeria)
  • Jan 21 Willem C Royaards, Dutch theater director (Summer Games)
  • Jan 21 Ludwig Thoma, German writer (d. 1921)
  • Jan 23 Herbert Bedford, composer
  • Jan 27 Claude Antoine Terrasse, composer
  • Jan 29 Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Spanish writer (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse)
  • Feb 5 Casper Andries Lingbeek, Dutch politician and preacher
  • Feb 7 Laura Ingalls Wilder, American author (Little House on Prairie), born in Pepin, Wisconsin (d. 1957)
  • Feb 9 Edward Naylor, English composer and organist, born in Scarborough (d. 1934)
  • Feb 11 August W Messer, German philosopher/educator/psychologist
  • Feb 12 Hedwig Courths-Mahler, German author (Warbride) [or Febr 18]
  • Feb 12 Joe Howard, American vocalist (Gay Nineties Revue), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 17 William Cadbury, British chocolate manufacturer (Cadbury), born in Edgbaston, England (d. 1957)
  • Feb 20 Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife (d. 1931)
  • Feb 21 Otto Hermann Kahn, Banker, organized Metropolitan Opera Co
  • Feb 26 Siegfried Passarge, German geographer (Cameroon/So Afr/America)
  • Feb 27 Irving Fisher, US economist (compensating dollar)
  • Feb 27 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Swedish composer and music critic, born in Ullånger, Sweden (d. 1942)
  • Mar 3 Gustav Strube, composer
  • Mar 5 Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, Premier of Quebec (d. 1952)
  • Mar 10 Lillian D Wald, American sociologist/organizer (Visiting Nurses)
  • Mar 15 Lionel Pigot Johnson, British poet and critic (Ireland & Other Poems), born in Broadstairs, Kent (d. 1902)
  • Mar 15 Will Rossiter, composer
  • Mar 18 Michael G de Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam)
  • Mar 22 Meijer Linnewiel, [Prof Kokadorus], Amsterdam's pitchman
  • Mar 25 Arturo Toscanini, Parma Italy, temperamental conductor (NBC)
  • Mar 25 John Gutzon Borglum, American sculptor (Mt Rushmore), born in St. Charles, Idaho Territory (d. 1941)
  • Mar 27 Edyth Walker, American opera singer, born in Hopewell, New York (d. 1950)

Person of interestCy Young

Mar 29 Cy Young, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (most wins in MLB history 511), born in Gilmore, Ohio (d. 1955)

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young
  • Apr 2 Eugen Sandow, German bodybuilder and circus performer, born in Königsberg, Germany (d. 1925)
  • Apr 9 Chris Watson, third Prime Minister of Australia (Labour Party), born in Valparaíso, Chile (d. 1941)
  • Apr 10 George William Russell, Irish nationalist, poet and artist, born in Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland (d. 1935)
  • Apr 11 John Paulus Lotsy, Dutch botanist and geneticist (Resumptio Genetics), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1931)
  • Apr 11 Mark Keppel, Superintendent of Los Angeles County Schools from 1902-1928, born in Butte County, California (d. 1928)
  • Apr 13 Sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & England Rugby wing-forward)
  • Apr 16 José de Diego, Puerto Rican patriot and advocate for Puerto Rico's independence from Spain and the U.S., born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico (d. 1918)

Person of interestWilbur Wright

Apr 16 Wilbur Wright, American aviator (Wright Brothers), born in Millville, Indiana (d. 1912)

Aviator Wilbur Wright
Aviator
Wilbur Wright
  • Apr 16 Spottiswoode Aitken, Scottish actor (The Birth of a Nation, The Avenging Conscience), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1933)
  • Apr 21 Benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary
  • Apr 23 Simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher and writer (For the Young Ones), born in Amsterdam (d. 1924)
  • Apr 24 Fannie Thomas, American who became the oldest known American at her death (113 years 273 days at death), born in Denver, Illinois (d. 1981)

  • Apr 25 Jean Demoor, Belgian physician and physiologist, born in Etterbeek, Belgium (d. 1941)
  • May 3 Jack Hearne, English cricketer (cousin of George and Alec 12 Tests for England), born in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire (d. 1965)
  • May 4 Dynam-Victor Fumet, French composer and organist, born in Toulouse, France (d. 1949)
  • May 5 Thomas Tertius Noble, composer
  • May 7 Philippine "Pine" Belder [Mary de Klerk], Flemish actress (Hope of Blessing), born in Amsterdam (d. 1961)
  • May 10 Jim Kelly, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (Australian 1896-1905), born in Port Melbourne, Australia (d. 1938)
  • May 12 Hugh Trumble, cricket off-spinner (great Aust at turn of century)
  • May 13 Frank Brangwyn, Wales, painter/muralist/cartoonist (Willam Morris)
  • May 14 Kurt Eisner, German premier of revolutionary Bavaria (1918-19)
  • May 17 Gerrit Mannoury, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
  • May 21 John James Ferris, cricketer (mighty Australian bowler of late 1880's)
  • May 21 Marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer
  • May 26 Mary of Teck, Queen of Great Britain and consort of George V, born in Kensington Palace, London (d. 1953)
  • May 27 Arnold Bennett, Hanley Staffordshire, English novelist/playwright/critic (Great Babylon)
  • May 30 Arthur Vining Davis, Sharon Mass, CEO (Alcoa-1910-57)
  • Jun 3 Bela Anton Szabados, composer
  • Jun 4 Carl Gustaf baron Mannerheim, general/president of Finland (1944-46)
  • Jun 6 David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1931)
  • Jun 7 Luigi Maurizio Tedeschi, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1944)

Person of interestFrank Lloyd Wright

Jun 8 Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect (Guggenheim) recognized as "the greatest American architect of all time", born in Richland Center, Wisconsin (d. 1959)

  • Jun 11 Charles Fabry, French physicist, discoverer of ozone layer in upper atmosphere, born in Marseille, France (d. 1945)
  • Jun 15 Konstantin Balmont, Russian writer, born in Gumnishchi, Shuya (d. 1945)
  • Jun 17 John Robert Gregg, Irish inventor (shorthand)
  • Jun 17 Henry Lawson, Australian poet (d. 1922)
  • Jun 19 Frank Iredale, cricketer (Australian batsman 1894-99)
  • Jun 28 Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Six Characters in Search of An Author-Nobel 1934), born in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy (d. 1936)
  • Jun 28 William Courtleigh, Canadian actor (The Birth of Character, Ashes, The Nightingale), born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada (d. 1930)
  • Jul 2 Herbert Prior, British actor (Caught Short, Slave of Desire), born in Oxfordshire, England (d. 1954)
  • Jul 4 Stephen Mather, American industrialist and conservationist (organized US National Park Service), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1930)

Person of interestA. E. Douglass

Jul 5 A. E. Douglass, American astronomer and inventor of dendrochronology (tree-ring dating), born in Windsor, Vermont (d. 1962)

Archaeologist and astronomer A. E. Douglass
Archaeologist and astronomer
A. E. Douglass
  • Jul 8 Kathe Kollwitz, German print maker/sculptor (Bauernkrieg)
  • Jul 10 Finley Peter Dunne, American journalist and humorist (Mr Dooley), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1936)
  • Jul 10 Maximilian, Prince of Baden, German chancellor (Oct-Nov 1918), born in Baden-Baden, Germany (d. 1929)
  • Jul 15 Maggie Mitchell Walker, 1st woman bank director/philanthropist
  • Jul 24 Fred Tate, English cricketer (father of Maurice, 1 Test, Eng v Aus 1902), born in Brighton, England (d. 1943)
  • Jul 24 Edward Frederic Benson, English novelist, born in Wellington College, Berkshire, England (d. 1940)
  • Jul 24 Vicente Acosta, Salvadoran poet, born in Apopa, El Salvador (d. the same day 1908)
  • Jul 25 Max Dauthendey, German painter and author (Ewige Hochzeit), born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1918)
  • Jul 25 Alexander Rummler, American painter, born in Dubuque, Iowa (d. 1959)
  • Jul 27 Enrique Granados, Spanish composer, born in Lérida, Spain (d. 1916)
  • Jul 28 Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer, born in Steubenville, Ohio (d. 1951)
  • Jul 31 Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant and philanthropist (Kmart), born in Bald Mountain, Pennsylvania (d. 1966)
  • Aug 1 William Orlamond, Danish actor (Flesh and the Devil, The Wind), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1957)
  • Aug 2 Ernest Dowson, British poet (Decorations in Verse and Prose), born in Lee, London
  • Aug 2 Frank Alvord Perret, American volcanologist renowned for his research at Vesuvius, Etna, Stromboli and Kilauea, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1943)

Person of interestStanley Baldwin

Aug 3 Stanley Baldwin, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37), born in Bewdley, England (d. 1947)

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
  • Aug 4 Jake Beckley, American baseball player, born in Hannibal, Missouri (d. 1918)
  • Aug 7 Emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter and graphic artist
  • Aug 11 Hobart Bosworth, American actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade), born in Marietta, Ohio (d. 1943)
  • Aug 11 Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields)
  • Aug 12 Edith Hamilton, American writer (Mythology)
  • Aug 13 Rudolf Georg Binding, German songwriter and writer (Legenden Der Zeit), born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1938)
  • Aug 13 William Alexander Craigie, Scottish lexicographer (Skotlands Rimur), born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 1957)
  • Aug 14 John Galsworthy, English author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932), born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England (d. 1933)
  • Aug 14 Cupid Childs, American baseball player, born in Calvert County, Maryland (d. 1912)
  • Aug 16 Antonio Nobre, Portuguese poet (Só), born in Porto, Portugal (d. 1900)
  • Aug 22 Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist, born in Aarau, Switzerland (d. 1939)
  • Aug 22 Charles Francis Jenkins, American Inventor (altimeter, automobile self-starter, and early television pioneer), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Aug 23 Marcel Schwob, French writer and journalist (Le Croisade des Enfants), born in Chaville, France (d. 1905)
  • Aug 25 James W. Gerard, American jurist and diplomat, born in Geneseo, New York (d. 1951)
  • Aug 27 Umberto Giordano, Italian composer, born in Foggia, Apulia, Italy (d. 1948)
  • Sep 5 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American composer and pianist, born in Henniker, New Hampshire (d. 1944)
  • Sep 7 Albert Bassermann, German actor (Foreign Correspondent, Madame Curie), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1952)
  • Sep 7 Camilo Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China), born in Coimbra, Portugal (d. 1926)
  • Sep 7 Evan Williams, American oratorio tenor, born in Mineral Ridge, Ohio (d. 1918)
  • Sep 7 J. P. Morgan, Jr. [John Pierpont], American financier and son of J.P. Morgan, Sr., (J.P. Morgan & Co.), born in Irvington, New York (d. 1943)
  • Sep 14 Charles Dana Gibson, American illustrator (Gibson Girl), born in Roxbury, Massachusetts (d. 1944)
  • Sep 19 Arthur Rackham, English book illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales, Rip van Winkle), born in London, England (d. 1939)
  • Sep 21 Henry Lewis Stimson, US minister of War (1911-13)
  • Sep 25 Evgenii Miller, Russian counter-revolutionary, born in Dünaburg, Vitebsk Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1938)
  • Sep 26 Maggie L Walker, African American business & civic leader
  • Sep 27 Rosa Lewis, society caterer/owner (Cavandish Hotel-England)
  • Sep 28 Hiranuma Kiichirō, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1952)
  • Sep 29 Philip Kleintjes, people's rights leader
  • Oct 3 Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator
  • Oct 14 Masaoka Shiki, Japan, haiku & tanka poet/diarist (Salt Water Ballads)
  • Oct 24 Franco Leoni, composer
  • Oct 25 Józef Dowbór-Muśnicki, Polish general, serving with the Imperial Russian and then Polish armies, born in Stary Garbów, Poland (d. 1937)
  • Oct 30 Ed Delahanty, American Baseball Hall of Fame left fielder (NL batting champion 1899, 1902), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1903)
  • Nov 3 Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, German composer, born in Bad Schachen (d. 1944)
  • Nov 4 Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish Prime Minister 1944-47
  • Nov 6 Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (Holger Hauge og hans Hustru), born in Fly, Denmark (d. 1940)

Person of interestMarie Curie

Nov 7 Marie Curie, Polish-French scientist who discovered radium and the 1st woman to win a Nobel Prize (1903, 1911), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1934)

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie
  • Nov 8 Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn, composer
  • Nov 20 Vicente Ripolles, composer
  • Nov 21 Vladimir N Ipatiev, Russian chemist
  • Nov 27 Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer
  • Nov 27 Charles Koechlin, French composer (d. 1950)
  • Dec 5 Józef Piłsudski, Polish revolutionary and statesman (d. 1935)
  • Dec 5 Antti Aarne, Finnish folklorist (d. February 2, 1925)
  • Dec 13 Kristian Birkeland, Norwegian explorer and scientist (d. 1917)
  • Dec 16 Amy Carmichael, missionary in Dohnavur, India (d. 1951)
  • Dec 18 Antoon van Welie, Dutch painter
  • Dec 20 Fini Valdemar Henriques, composer
  • Dec 21 John Winter Thompson, composer
  • Dec 22 Frantisek X Salda, Czech writer/critic
  • Dec 22 Joseph [Maria] Olbrich, Silesia, German architect (Wiener Sezession)
  • Dec 22 [Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener, Germany. Soldier and politician

Person of interestMadam C. J. Walker

Dec 23 Madam C. J. Walker [Sarah Breedlove], African American entrepreneur (First American self-made female millionaire, Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company), born in Delta, Louisiana (d. 1919)

Cosmetics Mogul Madam C. J. Walker
Cosmetics Mogul
Madam C. J. Walker
  • Dec 24 Manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian/diplomat
  • Dec 24 Kantaro Suzuki, 42nd Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1948)
  • Dec 25 Alfred Kerr [Kempner], German-British writer, born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 1948)
  • Dec 30 Simon Guggenheim, American businessman and philanthropist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania