On This Day

Birthdays in History in September 1900

  • Sep 1 Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht)
  • Sep 3 Urho Kekkonen, 8th President of Finland (1956-81), born in Pielavesi, Finland (d. 1986)
  • Sep 4 Cornelis Verolme, Dutch ship builder, born in Nieuwe-Tonge, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • Sep 6 Julien Green, American-French writer (Frere Francois), born in Paris (d. 1998)
  • Sep 6 W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician, born in New Brunswick, Canada (d. 1979)
  • Sep 7 Taylor Caldwell [Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell], Anglo-American novelist (Dynasty of Death, Dear and Glorious Physician), born in Manchester, England (d. 1985)
  • Sep 8 Claude Pepper, American politician (Rep-D-FL, 1963-89), born in Dudleyville, Chambers County, Alabama (d. 1989)
  • Sep 9 James Hilton, English novelist (Goodbye Mr Chips)
  • Sep 11 D. W. Brooks, American farmer and businessman, born in Royston, Georgia (d. 1999)
  • Sep 15 Larry Kent, CA, director (High Stakes)
  • Sep 17 J. Willard Marriott, American entrepreneur and hotelier (founder of Marriott Corporation), born in Marriott Settlement, Utah (d. 1985)
  • Sep 20 Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, Brazilian military leader and 26th President of Brazil (1964-67), born in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil (d. 1967)
  • Sep 22 William Spratling, American silversmith (d. 1967)
  • Sep 22 Paul H. Emmett, American chemical engineer (d. 1985)
  • Sep 23 Bill Stone, British serviceman; one of the last surviving veterans of World War I
  • Sep 24 Ham Fisher, American comic strip writer and cartoonist (Joe Palooka), born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (d. 1955)
  • Sep 29 Miguel Alemán Valdés, Mexican attorney and President of Mexico (1946-52), born in Sayula, Veracruz, Mexico (d. 1983)
  • Sep 30 Otto Roesch, paleontologist

About September 1900

How Old? 120 years old
Generation: Lost Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)