On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1876

  • Feb 3 William Tedmarsh, British silent movie actor (Two Beds and No Sleep), born in London, England (d. 1937)
  • Feb 4 Victor Jean Leonard Vreuls, composer
  • Feb 6 Wilhelm August Schmidtbonn, German writer (Der Sprechende Eros), born in Bonn, Germany (d. 1952)
  • Feb 8 Paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter
  • Feb 9 Martin Stixrud, Norwegian figure skater (Olympic bronze 1920)
  • Feb 12 Thubten Gyatso, 13th Dalai Lama, born in Thakpo Langdun (d. 1933)
  • Feb 13 Fritz Buelow, German-born American baseball player (d. 1933)
  • Feb 16 G. M. Trevelyan [George Macaulay Trevelyan], British historian and academic, born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England (d. 1962)
  • Feb 19 Constantin Brancusi, Romanian French sculptor (Princesse X), born in Hobita (d. 1957)
  • Feb 20 Théodore "Fyodor" Akimenko, Ukrainian composer, born in Kharkiv Drapeau, Ukraine (d. 1945)
  • Feb 21 Pyotr Konchalovsky, Russian painter (d. 1956)
  • Feb 22 Zitkála-Šá, [aka Gertrude Bonnin] Native American (Yankton Dakota) writer, violinist, librettist (The Sun Dance Opera), educator, and political activist, born in Yankton Indian Reservation, Dakota Territory (now South Dakota) (d. 1938)
  • Feb 23 Agnes M Royden, writer
  • Feb 23 Wadih Sabra, Lebanese composer (Kulluna lil Watan), born in Beirut (d. 1952)
  • Feb 24 Jean Poveigh, composer
  • Feb 24 Victor Moore, Hammonton NJ, comedian (Ziegfeld Follies, 7 Year Itch)
  • Feb 25 Charles Freer, art collector; endowed Freer Gallery [or 1856]
  • Feb 26 Agustín Pedro Justo, President of Argentina (1932-38) during the Infamous Decade, born in Concepción del Uruguay, Entre Ríos (d. 1943)
  • Feb 26 Pauline Musters, Dutch world's smallest woman at 24 inches (61 cm), born in Ossendrecht, Netherlands (d. 1895)
  • Feb 28 John Alden Carpenter, American composer (Sea Drift), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1951)