On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1867

  • 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 L. Walker, African-American teacher and businesswoman (1st female Bank President), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1934)
  • 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 opera composer (Goyescas), born in Lérida, Spain (d. 1916)
  • Jul 28 Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer working in Argentina, born in Steubenville, Ohio (d. 1951)
  • Jul 31 Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant and philanthropist (Kmart), born in Bald Mountain, Pennsylvania (d. 1966)