On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1874

  • Sep 1 Heinrich Otto Ludwig, composer
  • Sep 1 Ismar Elbogen, German/US rabbi (Encyclopedia Judaica)
  • Sep 4 Johanna M. "Lena" Bakker, Dutch actress and wife of Bruno Gerlach, born (d. 1964)
  • Sep 5 Nap Lajoie, American baseball player, born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island (d. 1959)
  • Sep 11 Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, German composer, born in Landau, Germany (d. 1953)

Person of interestArnold Schoenberg

Sep 13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (2nd Quartet) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • Sep 13 Henry F. Ashurst, American Democratic politician (U.S. Senator from Arizona), born in Winnemucca, Nevada (d. 1962)
  • Sep 17 Ben Turpin, American comic (Uncle Tom Without the Cabin), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1940)
  • Sep 18 Johannes Anker Larsen, Danish writer (Vises Sten), born in Langeland, Denmark (d. 1957)
  • Sep 21 Gustav Holst, English composer (Planets), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1934)

Person of interestCharles Vyner Brooke

Sep 26 Charles Vyner Brooke, 3rd and last White Rajah of Sarawak (1917-46), born in London, England (d. 1963)

3rd and Last White Rajah of Sarawak Charles Vyner Brooke
3rd and Last White Rajah of Sarawak
Charles Vyner Brooke