On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1867

  • 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, British composer and organist, born in Scarborough, England (d. 1934)
  • Feb 11 August W Messer, German philosopher/educator/psychologist, born in Mainz (d. 1937)
  • Feb 12 Hedwig Courths-Mahler, German author (Warbride) [or Febr 18]
  • Feb 13 Harold Mahony, Scottish tennis player (Wimbledon 1896), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1905)
  • Feb 14 Sakichi Toyoda, Japanese inventor and industrialist (Toyota Industries), born in Yamaguchi, Tōtōmi Province (now Kosai, Shizuoka), Japan (d. 1930)
  • 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, German-American banker and patron of the arts, organized Metropolitan Opera Company, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1934)
  • Feb 26 Siegfried Passarge, German geographer (Cameroon, South Africa, born in Königsberg, Prussia (d. 1958) alternative birth date Nov 28 1866
  • Feb 27 Irving Fisher, US economist (compensating dollar)
  • Feb 27 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Swedish composer and music critic, born in Ullånger, Sweden (d. 1942)