Birthdays in History in September 1880

  • Sep 4 Leo Bittermieux, Flemish missionary (Congo)
  • Sep 6 Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch night club performer (French governess), born in Flushing, Netherlands (d. 1927)
  • Sep 8 Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic chairman (1st Chamber)

Person of interestH. L. Mencken

Sep 12 Henry Louis Mencken, American newspaperman and critic (Prejudices), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1956)

Journalist and Critic H. L. Mencken
Journalist and Critic
H. L. Mencken
  • Sep 14 Paul Fechter, German writer (Der Zauberer Gottes)
  • Sep 14 Metropolitan Benjamin (Fedchenkov), Orthodox missionary and writer (d. 1961)
  • Sep 16 Alfred Noyes, British poet/essayist (Loom of Years, Highwayman)
  • Sep 20 Louise Peete, American murderess (d. 1947)
  • Sep 22 Asser B Kleerekoper, journalist/2nd-Member of parliament (SDAP)
  • Sep 22 Dame Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragist (d. 1958)
  • Sep 23 John Boyd Orr, nutritionist, UN's FAO (Nobel 1949)
  • Sep 28 Ralph Edward Flanders, Barnet VT, (Sen-VT)