Famous People Born in September 1888

  • Sep 1 Andrija ┼átampar, Croatian physician (d. 1958)
  • Sep 4 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter, sculptor and choreographer (Triadisches Ballett), born in Stuttgart, German Empire (d. 1943)
  • Sep 5 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Indian philosopher and leader, Second President of India (1962-67), born in Thiruttani, British India (d. 1975)

Joseph P. KennedyJoseph P. Kennedy (1888-1969)

Sep 6 American businessman, diplomat and father of JFK, RFK and Teddy, born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Sep 6 Red Faber, American Baseball HOF pitcher (World Series 1917; AL ERA leader 1921, 22; Chicago White Sox 1914-33), born in Cascade, Iowa (d. 1976)
  • Sep 8 Louis Zimmer, Flemish astronomer and clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock), born in Lier, Belgium (d. 1970)
  • Sep 12 Maurice Chevalier, French actor and singer ("Thank Heaven For Little Girls"), born in Paris (d. 1972)
  • Sep 15 Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver, born in Bonferraro, Italy (d. 1925)
  • Sep 16 Almira Sessions, American actress (Oklahoma Annie), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1974)

W. O. BentleyW. O. Bentley (1888-1971)

Sep 16 English engineer and motoring pioneer who founded Bentley Motors Limited, born in London

  • Sep 17 Michiyo Tsujimura, Japanese agricultural scientist and biochemist (components of green tea), born in Saitama Prefecture, Japan (d. 1969)
  • Sep 19 James Waddell Alexander II, American mathematician and topologist, born in Sea Bright, New Jersey (d. 1971)
  • Sep 19 Porter Hall, American actor (Half-Breed, Double Indemnity), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1953)
  • Sep 22 Sophia "Sophie" Hermse, actress (But a Dream, Vorstenschool), (d. 1975)
  • Sep 23 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)
  • Sep 26 J. Frank Dobie, American folklorist and newspaper columnist, born in Live Oak County, Texas (d. 1964)

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot (1888-1965)

Sep 26 American poet (The Waste Land), dramatist and critic (Nobel Prize 1948), born in St Louis Missouri,

  • Sep 28 Herman McNeile, English soldier, novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond), born in Cornwall, England