Birthdays in History in 1867

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 1 Charles Edward Montague, English author/critic (Fiery Particles)
  • Jan 8 Emily Green Balch, American sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946)
  • Jan 11 Edward B. Titchener, British psychologist. (d. 1927)
  • Jan 18 Rubén Darío, Nicaraguan Journalist, Diplomat, Poet (d. 1916)
  • Jan 21 Maxime Weygard, French general/gov-gen (Algeria)
  • Jan 21 Willem C Royaards, Dutch theater director (Summer Games)
  • Jan 21 Ludwig Thoma, German writer (d. 1921)
  • Jan 29 Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Spanish writer (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse)
  • Feb 5 Casper Andries Lingbeek, Dutch politician and preacher
  • Feb 7 Laura Ingalls Wilder, American author (Little House on Prairie), born in Pepin, Wisconsin (d. 1957)
  • Feb 11 August W Messer, German philosopher/educator/psychologist
  • Feb 12 Hedwig Courths-Mahler, German author (Warbride) [or Febr 18]
  • Feb 17 William Cadbury, British chocolate manufacturer (Cadbury), born in Edgbaston, England (d. 1957)
  • Feb 20 Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife (d. 1931)
  • Feb 26 Siegfried Passarge, German geographer (Cameroon/So Afr/America)
  • Feb 27 Irving Fisher, US economist (compensating dollar)
  • Mar 5 Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, Premier of Quebec (d. 1952)
  • Mar 10 Lillian D Wald, American sociologist/organizer (Visiting Nurses)
  • Mar 15 Lionel Pigot Johnson, British poet and critic (Ireland & Other Poems), born in Broadstairs, Kent (d. 1902)
  • Mar 18 Michael G de Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam)
  • Mar 22 Meijer Linnewiel, [Prof Kokadorus], Amsterdam's pitchman
  • Mar 25 John Gutzon Borglum, American sculptor (Mt Rushmore), born in St. Charles, Idaho Territory (d. 1941)
  • Apr 2 Eugen Sandow, German bodybuilder and circus performer, born in Königsberg, Germany (d. 1925)
  • Apr 9 Chris Watson, third Prime Minister of Australia (Labour Party), born in Valparaíso, Chile (d. 1941)
  • Apr 10 George William Russell, Irish nationalist, poet and artist, born in Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland (d. 1935)
  • Apr 11 John Paulus Lotsy, Dutch botanist and geneticist (Resumptio Genetics), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1931)
  • Apr 11 Mark Keppel, Superintendent of Los Angeles County Schools from 1902-1928, born in Butte County, California (d. 1928)
  • Apr 16 José de Diego, Puerto Rican patriot and advocate for Puerto Rico's independence from Spain and the U.S., born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico (d. 1918)

Person of interestWilbur Wright

Apr 16 Wilbur Wright, American aviator (Wright Brothers), born in Millville, Indiana (d. 1912)

Aviator Wilbur Wright
Aviator
Wilbur Wright
  • Apr 21 Benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary
  • Apr 23 Simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher and writer (For the Young Ones), born in Amsterdam (d. 1924)
  • Apr 24 Fannie Thomas, American who became the oldest known American at her death (113 years 273 days at death), born in Denver, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • Apr 25 Jean Demoor, Belgian physician and physiologist, born in Etterbeek, Belgium (d. 1941)
  • May 13 Frank Brangwyn, Wales, painter/muralist/cartoonist (Willam Morris)
  • May 14 Kurt Eisner, German premier of revolutionary Bavaria (1918-19)
  • May 17 Gerrit Mannoury, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
  • May 26 Mary of Teck, Queen of Great Britain and consort of George V, born in Kensington Palace, London (d. 1953)
  • May 27 Arnold Bennett, Hanley Staffordshire, English novelist/playwright/critic (Great Babylon)
  • May 30 Arthur Vining Davis, Sharon Mass, CEO (Alcoa-1910-57)
  • Jun 4 Carl Gustaf baron Mannerheim, general/president of Finland (1944-46)
  • Jun 6 David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1931)

Person of interestFrank Lloyd Wright

Jun 8 Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect (Guggenheim) recognized as "the greatest American architect of all time", born in Richland Center, Wisconsin (d. 1959)

  • Jun 11 Charles Fabry, French physicist, discoverer of ozone layer in upper atmosphere, born in Marseille, France (d. 1945)
  • Jun 15 Konstantin Balmont, Russian writer, born in Gumnishchi, Shuya (d. 1945)
  • Jun 17 John Robert Gregg, Irish inventor (shorthand)
  • Jun 17 Henry Lawson, Australian poet (d. 1922)
  • Jun 28 Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Six Characters in Search of An Author-Nobel 1934), born in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy (d. 1936)
  • Jul 4 Stephen Mather, American industrialist and conservationist (organized US National Park Service), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1930)

Person of interestA. E. Douglass

Jul 5 A. E. Douglass, American astronomer and inventor of dendrochronology (tree-ring dating), born in Windsor, Vermont (d. 1962)

Archaeologist and astronomer A. E. Douglass
Archaeologist and astronomer
A. E. Douglass
  • Jul 8 Kathe Kollwitz, German print maker/sculptor (Bauernkrieg)
  • Jul 10 Maximilian, Prince of Baden, German chancellor (Oct-Nov 1918), born in Baden-Baden, Germany (d. 1929)

  • Jul 15 Maggie Mitchell Walker, 1st woman bank director/philanthropist
  • Jul 15 Maggie L. Walker, African-American teacher and businesswoman (1st female Bank President), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1934)
  • Jul 24 Edward Frederic Benson, English novelist, born in Wellington College, Berkshire, England (d. 1940)
  • Jul 24 Vicente Acosta, Salvadoran poet, born in Apopa, El Salvador (d. the same day 1908)
  • Jul 25 Max Dauthendey, German painter and author (Ewige Hochzeit), born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1918)
  • Jul 25 Alexander Rummler, American painter, born in Dubuque, Iowa (d. 1959)
  • Jul 28 Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer, born in Steubenville, Ohio (d. 1951)
  • Jul 31 Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant and philanthropist (Kmart), born in Bald Mountain, Pennsylvania (d. 1966)
  • Aug 2 Ernest Dowson, British poet (Decorations in Verse and Prose), born in Lee, London
  • Aug 2 Frank Alvord Perret, American volcanologist renowned for his research at Vesuvius, Etna, Stromboli and Kilauea, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1943)

Person of interestStanley Baldwin

Aug 3 Stanley Baldwin, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37), born in Bewdley, England (d. 1947)

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
  • Aug 7 Emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter and graphic artist
  • Aug 12 Edith Hamilton, American writer (Mythology)
  • Aug 13 William Alexander Craigie, Scottish lexicographer (Skotlands Rimur), born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 1957)
  • Aug 14 John Galsworthy, English author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932), born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England (d. 1933)
  • Aug 16 Antonio Nobre, Portuguese poet (Só), born in Porto, Portugal (d. 1900)
  • Aug 22 Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist, born in Aarau, Switzerland (d. 1939)
  • Aug 22 Charles Francis Jenkins, American Inventor (altimeter, automobile self-starter, and early television pioneer), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Aug 23 Marcel Schwob, French writer and journalist (Le Croisade des Enfants), born in Chaville, France (d. 1905)
  • Aug 25 James W. Gerard, American jurist and diplomat, born in Geneseo, New York (d. 1951)
  • Sep 7 Camilo Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China), born in Coimbra, Portugal (d. 1926)
  • Sep 7 J. P. Morgan, Jr. [John Pierpont], American financier and son of J.P. Morgan, Sr., (J.P. Morgan & Co.), born in Irvington, New York (d. 1943)
  • Sep 14 Charles Dana Gibson, American illustrator (Gibson Girl), born in Roxbury, Massachusetts (d. 1944)
  • Sep 19 Arthur Rackham, English book illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales, Rip van Winkle), born in London, England (d. 1939)
  • Sep 21 Henry L. Stimson, American statesman (46th United States Secretary of State), born in NYC, New York (d. 1950)
  • Sep 25 Evgenii Miller, Russian counter-revolutionary, born in Dünaburg, Vitebsk Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1938)
  • Sep 27 Rosa Lewis, society caterer/owner (Cavandish Hotel-England)
  • Sep 28 Hiranuma Kiichirō, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1952)
  • Sep 29 Philip Kleintjes, people's rights leader
  • Oct 3 Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator
  • Oct 14 Masaoka Shiki, Japan, haiku & tanka poet/diarist (Salt Water Ballads)
  • Oct 25 Józef Dowbór-Muśnicki, Polish general, serving with the Imperial Russian and then Polish armies, born in Stary Garbów, Poland (d. 1937)
  • Nov 4 Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish Prime Minister 1944-47
  • Nov 6 Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (Holger Hauge og hans Hustru), born in Fly, Denmark (d. 1940)

Person of interestMarie Curie

Nov 7 Marie Curie, Polish-French scientist who discovered radium and the 1st woman to win a Nobel Prize (1903, 1911), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1934)

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie
  • Nov 21 Vladimir N Ipatiev, Russian chemist
  • Dec 5 Józef Piłsudski, Polish revolutionary and statesman (d. 1935)
  • Dec 5 Antti Aarne, Finnish folklorist (d. February 2, 1925)
  • Dec 13 Kristian Birkeland, Norwegian explorer and scientist (d. 1917)
  • Dec 16 Amy Carmichael, missionary in Dohnavur, India (d. 1951)
  • Dec 18 Antoon van Welie, Dutch painter
  • Dec 22 Frantisek X Salda, Czech writer/critic
  • Dec 22 Joseph [Maria] Olbrich, Silesia, German architect (Wiener Sezession)
  • Dec 22 [Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener, Germany. Soldier and politician

Person of interestMadam C. J. Walker

Dec 23 Madam C. J. Walker [Sarah Breedlove], African American entrepreneur (First American self-made female millionaire, Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company), born in Delta, Louisiana (d. 1919)

Cosmetics Mogul Madam C. J. Walker
Cosmetics Mogul
Madam C. J. Walker
  • Dec 24 Manuel de Oliveira Lima, Brazilian historian/diplomat
  • Dec 24 Kantaro Suzuki, 42nd Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1948)
  • Dec 25 Alfred Kerr [Kempner], German-British writer, born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 1948)
  • Dec 30 Simon Guggenheim, American businessman and philanthropist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania