On This Day

Birthdays in History in September 1849

  • Sep 1 Elizabeth Harrison, American educator (National Congress of Parents & Teachers)
  • Sep 3 Sarah Orne Jewett, American author (Country of the Pointed Firs), born in South Berwick, Maine (d. 1909)
  • Sep 21 Edmund Gosse, English poet, author (Father & Son) and critic, born in London (d. 1928)
  • Sep 22 John Godden, English explorer (Curacao)

Person of interestIvan Pavlov

Sep 26 Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist and pioneer in psychology (Nobel Prize 1904), born in Ryazan, Russia [O.S. September 14] (d. 1936)

Physiologist Ivan Pavlov
Physiologist
Ivan Pavlov
  • Sep 28 Dudley Allen Sargent, American physician and educator (Harvard U gymnasium), born in Belfast, Maine (d. 1924)