On This Day

Birthdays in History in September 1886

Person of interestTarsila do Amaral

Sep 1 Tarsila do Amaral, Brazilian modernist artist, born in Capivari, Brazil (d. 1973)

  • Sep 4 Albert Orsborn, 6th General of The Salvation Army, born in Clapton, England (d. 1967)
  • Sep 8 Siegfried Sassoon, English poet and writer (Counterattack), born in Matfield, Kent, England (d. 1967)
  • Sep 10 Hilda Doolittle, American poetess (Imagist movement), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (d. 1961)
  • Sep 13 Alain LeRoy Locke, African-American writer and philosopher “Father of the Harlem Renaissance”, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1954)
  • Sep 14 Jan Masaryk, Czech statesman and Minister to London (1918-35), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1948)
  • Sep 20 Charles Williams, British poet and writer, born in London (d. 1945)
  • Sep 21 Teiichi Igarashi, Japanese mountaineer who climbed Mt Fuji at age 99