On This Day

Birthdays in History in September 1872

  • Sep 9 Delilah L Beasley, American author/columnist (Negro trail-blazers)
  • Sep 20 Maurice Gamelin, French Army general (unable to stop the German assault on France (May 1940)), born in Paris (d. 1958)
  • Sep 25 Charles Blake Cochran, English theatrical manager and impresario, born in Sussex, England (d. 1951)
  • Sep 26 Ottokar Czernin, Austro-Hungarian diplomat (Imperial Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary) and politician, born in Dimokur, Austria-Hungary (d. 1932)
  • Sep 28 Tom Terriss, English director (His Buddy's Wife, Sumuru), born in London, England (d. 1964)