On This Day

Birthdays in History in September 1913

  • Sep 1 Christian Nyby, American director and film editor (d. 1993)
  • Sep 4 Stanford Moore, American biochemist (Nobel 1977), born in Chicago (d. 1982)
  • Sep 4 Mickey Cohen, American gangster (Cohen crime family), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1976)
  • Sep 5 Connie Stuart [Cornelia van Meygard], Dutch cabaret performer, born in Wijhe, Netherlands (d. 2010)
  • Sep 7 Oswald Szemerényi, Hungarian linguist, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 7 Wim van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer and KVP politician (State Secretary of Economic Affairs), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • Sep 10 Zephania] Mothopeng, South African activist, President of the Pan-African Congress, born near Vrede, South Africa (d. 1990)
  • Sep 12 Ben Polak, Dutch physician, communist and resistance fighter, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Sep 12 Kenneth Lo, cookery writer and restaurateur, born in Foochow, China (d. 1995)
  • Sep 14 Jacobo Árbenz, President of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by CIA, born in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala (d. 1971)
  • Sep 15 Hans Filbinger, German politician (CDU)
  • Sep 15 John Mitchell, Nixon's attorney general who went to jail
  • Sep 21 Ulrich Ernst Simon, German-Jewish Anglican theologian, born in Berlin (d. 1997)
  • Sep 26 Ernst Schnabel, German writer and pioneer of the radio documentary, born in Zittau, Germany (d. 1986)
  • Sep 27 Albert Ellis, American psychologist, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • Sep 28 Edith Mary Ellis Peters Pargeter, author
  • Sep 28 Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss artist and illustrator

About September 1913

How Old? 107 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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