On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1875

  • Sep 1 Edgar Rice Burroughs, American author (Tarzan of the Apes, Mars Saga), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1950)
  • Sep 3 Ferdinand Porsche, German automotive engineer (Volkswagen Beetle, Mercedes-Benz SS) and founder of the Porsche car company, born in Maffersdorf, Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1951)
  • Sep 9 Jack O'Connor, Australian cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 13 wickets, BB 5/40; NSW CA, SA CA), born in Boorowa, Australia (d. 1941)
  • Sep 10 Paul Scheinpflug, German composer, born in Loschwitz, Germany (d. 1937)
  • Sep 12 Matsunosuke Onoe [Tsuruzo Nakamura], Japanese actor (Araki Mataemon, Yajîkita: zenpen), born in Naka-ku, Okayama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan (d. 1926)

James Cash Penney

Sep 16 James Cash Penney, American department store founder (J C Penney), born in Hamilton, Missouri (d. 1971)

  • Sep 17 Vyacheslav Gavrilovich Karatigin, composer (d. 1925)
  • Sep 18 Tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (founder of Villa Lo Burgos), born in Osorno, Chile (d. 1945)
  • Sep 18 Henriette Renié, French harp prodigy, composer, and teacher, born in Paris, France (d. 1956)
  • Sep 22 Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Lithuanian composer, painter and writer, born in Senoji Varėna, Lithuania (d. 1911)