Birthdays in History in September 1862

  • Sep 1 Adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist
  • Sep 11 O Henry, [William Sydney Porter], American short story writer (d. 1910)
  • Sep 11 Julian Byng, British army officer (d. 1935)
  • Sep 11 Hawley Harvey Crippen [Dr Crippen], American homeopath and first killer to be caught with the aid of wireless telegraphy, born in Coldwater, Michigan (d. 1910)
  • Sep 13 Dirk Bos, Dutch liberal 2nd Member of parliament
  • Sep 21 James E. Talmage, LDS apostle and author (d. 1933)
  • Sep 25 Billy Hughes, 7th Prime Minister of Australia (Labor, Nationalist: 1915-23), born in London (d. 1952)
  • Sep 27 Louis Botha, Greytown South Africa, 1st PM of South Africa (1910-19)