On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1885

  • Sep 4 Dimitrios Loundras, Greek gymnast, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1971)
  • Sep 4 Antonio Bacci, Italian cardinal, born in Giugnola, Italy (d. 1971)
  • Sep 5 John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam), born in Amsterdam (d. 1956)
  • Sep 6 Franz Theodor Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1969)
  • Sep 6 Otto Kruger, American actor (Lux Video Theater, High Noon), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1974)
  • Sep 10 Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie)
  • Sep 10 Carl Van Doren, US literary critic and biographer (1939 Pulitzer Prize), born in Hope, Illinois (d. 1950)
  • Sep 10 Johannes de Jong, cardinal/archbishop of Utrecht (Handbook)

Person of interestD. H. Lawrence

Sep 11 D. H. Lawrence, English poet and writer (Lady Chatterley's Lover), born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire (d. 1930)

  • Sep 11 Herbert Stothart, American composer, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1949)
  • Sep 13 Wilhelm Blaschke, Austrian integral geometer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1962)
  • Sep 14 Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor and composer (Batture d'aspetto), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1975)
  • Sep 14 María Grever, Mexican-American composer ("What A Difference A Day Makes" / "Cuando vuelva a tu lado"), born in Guanajuato, Mexico (d. 1951)
  • Sep 16 Karen Horney, German-American neo-freudian psychoanalyst, born in Blankenese, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, German Empire (d. 1952)
  • Sep 17 George Cleveland, Canadian actor (Mystery Liner, Courage of Lassie), born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 1957)
  • Sep 17 Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Soviet composer who composed the anthem used by Azerbaijan during the Soviet period, born in Agjabadi, Russian Empire (d. 1948)
  • Sep 18 Muslim Magomayev, Azerbaijani-Soviet composer, born in Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russia (d. 1937)
  • Sep 21 Thomas de Hartmann, Russian composer, born in Khoruzhivka, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1956)
  • Sep 22 Erich von Stroheim, Austrian-American film director and actor (Greed; La Grande Illusion; Sunset Boulevard), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • Sep 22 Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect (d. 1940)
  • Sep 22 Ben Chifley, Australian politician and the 16th Prime Minister of Australia (Labor: 1945-49), born in Bathurst, Colony of New South Wales, Australia (d. 1951)
  • Sep 24 Herman Bouber, Dutch actor and playwright (Sailor's Wives), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1963)
  • Sep 27 Harry Blackstone Sr., American magician, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1965)
  • Sep 28 Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905)