On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1869

  • Sep 4 Karl Seitz, President of Austria (1920), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1950)
  • Sep 4 Geart Aeilco Wumkes, Frisian theologist and writer (Frision Movement), born in Joure, Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • Sep 6 Felix Salten [Siegmund Salzmann], Austrian author (Bambi, a Life in the Woods), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)
  • Sep 6 Walford Davies, English composer, born in Oswestry, Shropshire, England (d. 1941)
  • Sep 7 Margo Scharten-Antink, Dutch author (Catherina, Sprotje), born in Zutphen, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • Sep 10 Caro Roma [Carrie Northey], American composer and singer, born in California (d. 1937)
  • Sep 14 Kid Nichols, American baseball player, born in Madison, Wisconsin (d. 1953)
  • Sep 17 Christian Lous Lange, Norwegian pacifist and internationalist (Nobel Peace Prize 1921), born in Stavanger, Norway (d. 1938)
  • Sep 18 Ellen Hansell, American tennis player (US National champion 1887), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1937)
  • Sep 20 George Robey, English musical theatre actor and comedian, born in South London, England (d. 1954)
  • Sep 20 Marcel Cachin, French politician and co-founder of the French Communist Party, born in Plourivo, Côtes d'Armor, France (d. 1958)
  • Sep 21 Henryk Melcer-Szczawiński, Polish pianist, composer, and conductor, born in Marcelin, Poland (d. 1928)

Person of interestTyphoid Mary

Sep 23 Mary Mallon, Irish-American patient ('Typhoid Mary') 1st person in the US known to be immune to typhoid, and carrier of the disease (infected at least 51 people in New York City), born in Cookstown, Ireland (d. 1938)

  • Sep 26 Komitas [Soghomon Soghomonian], Armenian priest and composer, born in Kütahya, Ottoman Empire (d. 1935)
  • Sep 30 Ernie Jones, Australian cricket fast bowler (19 Tests, 64 wickets; first bowler to be called for throwing in a Test), born in Auburn, South Australia (d. 1943)