On This Day

Birthdays in History in July 1871

  • Jul 3 William Henry Davies, Welsh poet (Autobiography of a Super Tramp), born in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales (d. 1940)
  • Jul 8 Kornelis ter Laan, 1st Dutch socialist mayor (Zaandam)
  • Jul 10 Marcel Proust, French intellectual and novelist (Remembrance of Things Past), born in Paris, France (d. 1922)
  • Jul 11 Stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Farmers' Party)
  • Jul 15 Kunikida Doppo, Japanese writer (d. 1908)
  • Jul 17 Lyonel Feininger, German-American cartoonist and painter, born in NYC, New York (d. 1956)
  • Jul 18 Giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1958)