On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1869

  • Jul 1 William Strunk Jr., American grammarian and author (The Elements of Style), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1946)
  • Jul 8 William V Moody, American poet (Death of Eve, Faith Healer)
  • Jul 11 Percy McAlister, Australian cricket batsman (8 Tests; Big Six cricket dispute 1912), born in Williamstown, Australia (d. 1938)
  • Jul 14 Owen Wister, American novelist 'Father of the Western' (The Virginian), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1938)
  • Jul 29 Booth Tarkington, American novelist (17, Magnificent Ambersons)