1884 in History (Part 2)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 132 of 132

  • Sep 25 Cornelis "Kees" Boeke, Dutch educationalist
  • Sep 25 John Howard Lawson, American scriptwriter and playwright (Blockade, Algiers, Sahara), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • Oct 5 Hendrik W Tilanus, Dutch artillery officer/politcian (CHU 1939-63)
  • Oct 8 Walther von Reichenau, German field marshal, born in Karlsruhe, Germany (d. 1942)
  • Oct 9 Helene Deutsch [Rosenbach], Polish-American psychoanalyst, born in Przemyśl, Poland (d. 1982)
  • Oct 10 Ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer (Bint)

Person of interestEleanor Roosevelt

Oct 11 Eleanor Roosevelt, American 1st lady (1933-1945) human rights advocate (UN), born in NYC, New York (d. 1962)

US First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
US First Lady
Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Oct 11 Friedrich Bergius, German chemist (benzine from brown coal, Nobel 1931), born in Breslau (Wrocław), Germany (d. 1949)
  • Oct 15 Arch Hoxsey, pioneer aviator (d. 1910)
  • Oct 16 Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (d. 1916)
  • Oct 25 Eduardo Barrios, Chilean novelist (The Love-Crazed Boy), born in Valparaíso, Chile (d. 1963)
  • Nov 3 Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch author (Me Own Way)
  • Nov 4 Henry George "Harry" Ferguson, Irish aviator, engineer and inventor (Modern tractor), born in County Down, Ireland, United Kingdom (d. 1960)
  • Nov 5 James Elroy Flecker, English poet/dramatist (Hassan)
  • Nov 8 Hermann Rorschach, Swiss psychiatrist (d. 1922)
  • Nov 10 Jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet and author (Bird Phoenix), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1965)
  • Nov 20 Norman Thomas, American socialist, pacifist and presidential candidate (1928-48), born in Marion Ohio (d. 1968)
  • Nov 22 Syed Sulaiman Nadvi, Pakistani biographer of Muhammad (d. 1953)
  • Nov 24 Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School)
  • Nov 24 Itzhak Ben-Zvi, President of Israel (d. 1963)
  • Dec 1 Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, German painter (d. 1976)
  • Dec 2 Ruth Draper, American lecture artist [or 1989]
  • Dec 3 Rajendra Prasad, Indian leader, First President of India (1950-62), born in Zeradai, British India (d. 1963)
  • Dec 3 Walther Stampfli, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1965)
  • Dec 6 Rose Schneiderman, American socialist, feminist, trade union leader and secretary of labor for New York State (1937-44), born in Sawin, Poland (d. 1972)
  • Dec 10 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian-born painter (d. 1967)
  • Dec 14 Regina Ullmann, writer
  • Dec 18 Philippe van Isacker, Belgian minister
  • Dec 19 Antonin Zapotocky, Czechoslovak president (Ceskoslovensky Spisouatel)
  • Dec 20 Marius HLW "Max" Blokzijl, Dutch nazi collaborator/traitor
  • Dec 28 Joseph Pholien, Belgian premier (1950-52)/communist hunter

Person of interestHideki Tojo

Dec 30 Hideki Tojo, Japanese Prime Minister during WW II (1941-44), born in Tokyo (d. 1948)

Prime Minister of Japan during WW II Hideki Tojo
Prime Minister of Japan during WW II
Hideki Tojo

Weddings in History


Deaths in History