On This Day

Birthdays in History in September 1848

  • Sep 1 Auguste-Henri Forel, Swiss entomologist (d. 1931)
  • Sep 4 Lewis Howard Latimer, American inventor (carbon filament lightbulbs), born in Chelsea, Massachusetts (d. 1928)
  • Sep 24 Pieter Louis Tak, literary figure (The Chronicle) (d. 1907)
  • Sep 29 Caroline Yale, American educator who revolutionized the teaching of hearing-impaired students, born in Charlotte, Vermont (d. 1943)