On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1907

  • Sep 1 Joaquin Balaguer, president Dominican Republic
  • Sep 1 Walter P. Reuther, American labor leader and President of the UAW & CIO, born in Wheeling, West Virginia (d. 1970)
  • Sep 3 Andrew Brewin, Canadian lawyer and MP for Greenwood, born in Brighton, England (d. 1983)
  • Sep 3 Loren Eiseley, American anthropologist and natural science writer (The Unexpected Universe), born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1977)
  • Sep 4 Leo Castelli, Italian-American art dealer, born in Trieste, Austrian Littoral, Austria-Hungary (d. 1999)
  • Sep 4 Maurice Ashley, historian and editor (The Listener) (d. 1994)
  • Sep 5 Sunnyland Slim [Albert Luandrew], American blues pianist, born in Vance, Mississippi (d. 1995)
  • Sep 6 Elizabeth Ferrars, British crime writer, born in Yangon, Myanmar (d. 1995)
  • Sep 6 Johnny Kelly, American marathon runner (Berlin 1936, Boston 1935..1991), born in Medford, Massachusetts (d. 2004)
  • Sep 7 Ahmet Adnan Saygun, Turkish composer, born in İzmir, Ottoman Empire (d. 1991)
  • Sep 8 Leon Askin, Austrian actor (One, Two, Three, Charlie Farrell Show), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2005)
  • Sep 8 Sid Tomack, American actor (The Life of Riley, Adventures of Superman), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1962)
  • Sep 9 Leon Edel, American biographer (Henry James: A Biography 1953–1972 - Pulitzer 1963), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1997)
  • Sep 9 Truman "Pinky" Tomlin, American singer and actor (Sing While You're Able, With Love and Kisses), born in Eros, Arkansas (d. 1987)
  • Sep 10 Alva R. Fitch, American army officer (d. 1989)
  • Sep 11 Oscar Da Costa, West Indian cricket all-rounder (5 Tests), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1936)

  • Sep 12 Joe Lederer, Austrian actress and writer (Drei Tage Liebe), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1987)
  • Sep 12 Louis MacNeice, Irish poet and playwright, born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1963)
  • Sep 13 Victor Reinganum, English artist and illustrator, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Sep 14 A. Cecil Snyder, American lawyer and Chief Justice of Puerto Rico, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1959)
  • Sep 14 Cecil Brown, American war correspondent (worked closely with Edward R. Murrow during WW II), born in New Brighton, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • Sep 15 Fay Wray, Canadian American actress (King Kong), born in Alberta, Canada (d. 2004)
  • Sep 15 Jack Bailey, Hampton Iowa, TV host (Queen for a Day)
  • Sep 17 Desmond Heap, British lawyer and authority on British planning law, born in Burnley, Lancashire (d. 1998)
  • Sep 17 Helen Vinson, American actress (Transatlantic Tunnel, In Name Only), born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Sep 17 Warren E. Burger, 15th Supreme Court chief justice (1969-86), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • Sep 18 Edwin M. McMillan, American physicist and discoverer of plutonium (Nobel 1951), born in Redondo Beach, California (d. 1991)
  • Sep 19 Lewis F. Powell Jr., American Supreme Court justice (1972-87), born in Suffolk, Virginia (d. 1998)
  • Sep 21 Helen Foster Snow, American journalist (reported from China in the 1930s), born in Cedar City, Utah (d. 1997)
  • Sep 21 Lloyd Gough, American actor (Sunset Boulevard, The Front, The Green Hornet), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • Sep 22 Philip Fotheringham-Parker, British racing driver (d. 1981)
  • Sep 23 Jarmila Novotna, soprano (Met Opera)/President of Czechoslovakia (1957-68)
  • Sep 23 Dominique Aury, French novelist (d. 1998)
  • Sep 23 Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, heir to the throne of Portugal (d. 1976)
  • Sep 23 Herbert Kappler, German head of Nazi police and security services (SS) in Rome during WWII, born in Stuttgart, German Empire (d. 1978)
  • Sep 24 Pierre Moulaert, Belgian composer, born in Saint-Gilles, Belgium (d. 1967)

  • Sep 25 Jan Felderhof, Dutch violinist and composer, born in Busum, Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • Sep 26 Anthony Blunt, British art historian and spy for USSR, born in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England (d. 1983)
  • Sep 26 Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, Dutch boxing champ (Olympic gold 1928), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Sep 26 Ralph Michael, British actor (Quest, Doctor in the House), born in London (d. 1994)
  • Sep 27 Bernard Miles, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Great Expectations, In Which We Serve), born in Uxbridge, England (d. 1991)
  • Sep 28 Glen "Turk" Edwards, NFL tackle (Boston/Washington Redskins)
  • Sep 28 Heikki Savolainen, Finland, pommel horse gymnast (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Sep 28 Ida Turay, Hungarian actress (Deryne, Ida Regenye), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1997)
  • Sep 28 John Prickett, teacher/ecumenist

Person of interestBhagat Singh

Sep 28 Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter, born in Jaranwala Tehsil, Punjab (d. 1931)

Indian Independence Fighter Bhagat Singh
Indian Independence Fighter
Bhagat Singh
  • Sep 29 Gene Autry, American cowboy singer, songwriter, actor, musician, ("Back In The Saddle Again"; "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer") and business tycoon (owner MLB Angels team, 1961-97), born near Tioga, Texas (d. 1998)
  • Sep 29 Michael Shepley, British actor (Squibs, Dick & the Duchess), born in Plymouth, Devon, England (d. 1961)
  • Sep 29 Richard Harkness, Artesian SD, newscaster (Story of the Week, NBC)
  • Sep 30 Arnold Elston, American composer, and educator, born in New York (d. 1971)

About September 1907

How Old? 113 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)