On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1873

  • Feb 1 Clara Butt, British contralto (Country of Hope & Glory; Elgar's "Sea Pictures"), born in Southwick Sussex, England (d. 1936)
  • Feb 1 Joseph Allard, Canadian fiddler (d. 1947)
  • Feb 1 John Barry, Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross (d. 1901)
  • Feb 2 Freiherr Konstantin von Neurath, German secretary of State (1932-38)
  • Feb 2 Johan P earl van Limburg Stirum, Dutch diplomat
  • Feb 2 Leopold Fall, Austrian operetta composer (Dollar Princess)
  • Feb 3 Ernest B Allo, French theologist
  • Feb 4 √Čtienne Desmarteau, Canadian athlete (d. 1905)
  • Feb 11 Feodor Chaliapine, Russian author/novelist (Pages from My Life)
  • Feb 13 Fyador Chaliapin, Russian operatic bass-baritone (Boris Godunov), born in Kazan, Russia (d. 1938)
  • Feb 15 Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-born Swedish biochemist who investigated the fermentation of sugar and enzymes (Nobel 1929), born in Augsburg, Kingdom of Bavaria (d. 1964)
  • Feb 22 Muhammad Iqbal, Dutch East Indies lawyer/poet/philosopher
  • Feb 23 Dmitri Arakishvili, composer
  • Feb 23 Liang Qichao, Chinese scholar (d. 1929)
  • Feb 23 Joseph Allen Sr. American actor, born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1952)

Person of interestEnrico Caruso

Feb 25 Enrico Caruso, Italian operatic tenor (Faust), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1921)

Operatic Tenor Enrico Caruso
Operatic Tenor
Enrico Caruso
  • Feb 26 Ewoud van Everdingen, Dutch meteorologist