On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1882

  • Sep 3 Johnny Douglas, English cricket all-rounder, boxer (23 Tests; Olympic gold middleweight 1908), born in Stoke Newington, London (d. 1930)
  • Sep 6 John Powell, American pianist and composer, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1963)
  • Sep 7 Johanna Zandstra-Giezen, Dutch supercentenarian (oldest person in Netherland - dies at 111 years and 9 days), born in Friesland, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Sep 9 Clem McCarthy, American sportscaster (d. 1962)
  • Sep 10 Paul Harvey, American actor (Spellbound, Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), born in Sandwich, Illinois (d. 1955)
  • Sep 13 Henri Potiron, French composer, born in Rezé-lès-Nantes, Loire-Atlantique (d. 1972)
  • Sep 13 Ramón Grau, 6th and 10th President of Cuba, born in La Palma, Spanish Cuba (d. 1969)
  • Sep 14 Harald Fryklöf, Swedish composer, born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1919)
  • Sep 17 Anton Hendrik Blaauw, Dutch botanist (Perception of Light), born in Elst, Overbetuwe, Netherlands (d. 1942)
  • Sep 17 Frank Schulte, American baseball outfielder (NL MVP 1911; Chicago Cubs), born in Cochecton, New York (d. 1949)
  • Sep 19 Paul-Marie Masson, French composer, born in Sète, France (d. 1954)
  • Sep 19 Christopher Stone, first disc jockey in the United Kingdom (d. 1965)
  • Sep 21 Alf Hurum, Norwegian composer, born in Kristiania, Norway (d. 1972)
  • Sep 22 Emil Abranyi, composer

Person of interestWilhelm Keitel

Sep 22 Wilhelm Keitel, Nazi Military Leader (head of the German High Command), born in Helmscherode, German Empire (d. 1946)

German WWII General Wilhelm Keitel
German WWII General
Wilhelm Keitel
  • Sep 28 Mart Saar, Estonian composer, born in Hüpassaare, Viljandi County (d. 1963)
  • Sep 28 Eugenio d' Ors y Rovira, essayist/philosopher, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Sep 28 Jack Fournier, 2nd baseman (1917-18 NY Yankees)
  • Sep 30 George Bancroft, American actor (Underworld), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)
  • Sep 30 Hans Geiger, German physicist (co-inventor of the Geiger counter), born in Neustadt an der Weinstraße, German Empire (d. 1945)