On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1870

  • Sep 1 Timotei Popovici, composer
  • Sep 2 Marie Ault, [Mary Cragg], Wigan England
  • Sep 2 Archduchess Luise of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (d. 1947)
  • Sep 4 Friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Das Nibelungenlied), born in Asch, Bohemia (d. 1956)
  • Sep 7 Aleksandr Kuprin, Russian author (Pojedinok), born in Narovchat, Penza Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1938) [OS=Aug 26]
  • Sep 7 Thomas Curtis, American athlete (Olympic 1896 Gold), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1944)
  • Sep 8 Hermann Hans Wetzler, German-American composer, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1943)
  • Sep 18 Clark Wissler, American anthropologist (American Indian), born in Hagerstown, Indiana (d. 1947)
  • Sep 22 Arthur Pryor, American band composer and trombone player, born in Saint Joseph, Missouri (d. 1942)

Person of interestCharlotte Cooper

Sep 22 Charlotte Cooper, British tennis player (1st female Olympic champion 1900; Wimbledon 1895-96, 98, 1901, 08), born in Ealing, England (d. 1966)

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper
  • Sep 23 John Lomax, Miss, folk song collector/ethnomusicologist
  • Sep 24 Georges Claude, French engineer and inventor (neon light), born in Paris (d. 1960)
  • Sep 26 Christian X, King of Denmark (1912-47), born in Charlottenlund, Denmark (d. 1947)
  • Sep 30 Jean Perrin, French physicist, studied Brownian motion (Nobel 1926), born in Lille, France (d. 1942)
  • Sep 30 Thomas W. Lamont, American banker; father of Corliss Lamont; great-grandfather of Ned Lamont (d. 1948)