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Notable Birthdays - 1858

1858Christiaan Eijkman, Nijkerk Netherlands, physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1929), (d. 1930)

1858Daniel Williams, Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, surgeon (1st open heart operation), (d. 1931)

1858Theodore Roosevelt, NYC, (R) 26th Pres (1901-09; Nobel 1906), (d. 1919)

1858Selma Lagerlöf, Mårbacka, Värmland, author and Nobel laureate (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils), (d. 1940)

1858 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 2
Josef Kainz,  
Jan 2
John Cossar, The Hunchback of Notre Dame 
Jan 5
Gustaf af Geijerstam, Swedish author (Boken om Lillebror) 
Jan 5
Gustaf af Geijerstam, The Pleasant August 
Jan 7
Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, key figure in the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language (d. 1922) 
Jan 7
Floyd Hatfield,  
Jan 10
Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929) 
Jan 10
Dillo Lombardi, Il mio diario di guerra 
Jan 10
Heinrich Zille, Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven 
Jan 11
Harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947) 
Jan 12
Viggo Lindstrøm, Master of the House 
Jan 13
Oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931) 
Jan 13
Károly Hatvani, Drakula halála 
Jan 15
Giovanni Segantini, Italy, painter 
Jan 17
Tomas Carrasquilla, Colombian author (Frutos de mi Tierra) 
Jan 18
Daniel Williams, Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, surgeon (1st open heart operation), (d. 1931) 
Jan 19
Eugene Brieux, French playwright (Blanchette, Lesson Avaries) 
Jan 19
Eugène Brieux, Damaged Goods 
Jan 20
Harriot Stanton Blatch, Eighty Million Women Want - ? 
Jan 22
Beatrice Potter Webb, England, economist 
Jan 22
Frederick Lugard, British captain/baron (Congo) 
Jan 23
Cesare Gravina, The Man Who Laughs 
Jan 23
Franta Zupan, Pepánek nezdara 
Jan 24
Harald Sohlman, Hon fick platsen 
Jan 25
Giuseppi Radiciotti, composer 
Jan 25
Kokichi Mikimoto, Japanese pearl farm pioneer (d. 1954) 
Jan 27
Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Dutch/French/Belgian painter's model/writer 
Jan 27
Neel Doff, Katie Tippel 
Jan 30
Raphaël Duflos, L'instinct 
Jan 31
André Antoine, La terre 
Feb 10
Princess of Monaco, The Great Love 
Feb 10
Vilhelm Wiehe, Den farlige leg 
Feb 14
Charles Beach Hawley, composer 
Feb 14
Joseph Thomson, Scotland, geologist (Thomson's gazelle) 
Feb 14
Mary Rorke, Thou Fool 
Feb 15
William Pickering, Boston, astronomer (9th & 10th moons of Saturn) 
Feb 16
Laurence "Lon" Myers, US, track star (top US miler) 
Feb 16
Mary Scheller, Die weißen Rosen 
Feb 17
Ernest Ford, composer 
Feb 18
Louise M A, princess of Belgium 
Feb 22
Gus Hill, McFadden's Flats 
Feb 24
Arnold Dolmetsch, Le Mans, musician 
Feb 24
Marie Larisch, Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich 
Feb 26
Vladimir Serbsky, Russian psychiatrist (d. 1917) 
Feb 28
Jacob P Vis, Dutch industrialist (founder NV Royal Salt Industries) 
Feb 28
Ferdinand Gottschalk, Grand Hotel 
Feb 28
Tore Svennberg, The Phantom Carriage 
Mar 1
Georg Simmel, German philosopher/sociologist 
Mar 6
Gustav Wied, Sort høst 
Mar 7
Nikolai Artzibushev, composer 
Mar 8
Johan Kievit, Dik Trom weet raad 
Mar 9
Max Tyron, The Circus 
Mar 9
Frank Carrington, The $5,000,000 Counterfeiting Plot 
Mar 12
Egerton Castle, Sweet Kitty Bellairs 
Mar 12
Adolph Ochs,  
Mar 13
Maximilien Luce, French painter 
Mar 15
Liberty Hyde Bailey, US botanist (Plantbreeding) 
Mar 17
Harald Molander, En lyckoriddare 
Mar 18
Rudolph C K Diesel, German engineer (Diesel motor) 
Mar 23
Ludwig Quidde, German historian/politician (Nobel prize 1927) 
Mar 27
Peter Christian Lutkin, composer 
Mar 30
DeWolf Hopper Sr., Don Quixote 
Mar 30
Henry Leone, The Song of the Heart 
Apr 1
Arnold Aletrino, Dutch physician-criminologist/author (From Life) 
Apr 1
Gaetano Mosca, Italian sociologist (Circulation of Elite) 
Apr 3
Matthew Ricketts, 1st Black man elected to Neb State Legislature 
Apr 4
Remy de Gourmont, French poet (d. 1915) 
Apr 4
Remy de Gourmont, The Dentist 2 
Apr 7
Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch socialist politician (SDAP) 
Apr 8
Frank Keenan, The Coward 
Apr 15
Anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher 
Apr 15
Emile Durkheim, French sociologist (Division du travail social) 
Apr 19
May Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress (Apple Annie) 
Apr 19
Siegfried Ochs, composer 
Apr 19
May Robson, Bringing Up Baby 
Apr 20
Auguste Chapuis, composer 
Apr 22
Ethel Mary Smyth, composer 
Apr 23
Max Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918) father of Quantum Physics 
Apr 23
Ethel Smyth, Sylvia Pankhurst 
Apr 30
Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893) 
May 1
Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer 
May 1
Anthony J. Showalter, True Grit 
May 6
Georges Adolphe Hue, composer 
May 6
Georges Hüe, The Return of Ulysses 
May 7
Allan Monkhouse, The Girl in the Window 
May 8
John Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet) 
May 8
J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet 
May 10
Frederick Zech Jr, composer 
May 11
Carl Hauptmann, writer 
May 11
Carl Hauptmann, Die Austreibung 
May 16
Frank Lynes, composer 
May 16
Hanus Trnecek, composer 
May 19
Roland Napoleon Bonaparte, French officer/traveller (Surinam) 
May 21
Jose Battle Ordonez, Uruguay, politician 
May 24
Johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer) 
May 28
Carl Rickard Nyberg, Swedish inventor (d. 1939) 
May 28
Cornelius Kirschner, Das vierte Gebot 
May 29
Marc Klaw, Lime Kiln Club Field Day 
May 30
Siegfried Alkan, German composer (d. 1941) 
Jun 1
William W Campbell, Canadian poet (Beyond the Hills of Dream) 
Jun 2
Harry Rowe Shelley, composer 
Jun 4
Christian Hansen, Peder Tordenskjold 
Jun 8
Antonio Nicolau, Spanish composer/conductor 
Jun 15
Emil Stammer, Das Mädel von Pontecuculi 
Jun 16
Gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50) 
Jun 16
King Gustaf V, Grundstensnedlæggelse ved Gustav Adolfs Kirke 
Jun 17
Eben Sumner Draper, (Gov-MA) 
Jun 18
Hans Schardt, Swiss geologist 
Jun 19
Charles Haddon George Alexander, [George Samson], British actor 
Jun 19
Dirk Fock, governor-general of Neth Indies (1921-26) 
Jun 19
George Alexander, Masks and Faces 
Jun 20
Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits) 
Jun 20
Charles W. Chesnutt, American writer (d. 1932) 
Jun 20
Charles W. Chesnutt, Veiled Aristocrats 
Jun 21
Henry Weaver, For Valour 
Jun 21
David Higgins, His Last Dollar 
Jun 21
Queen María Cristina, Corazón de reina 
Jun 23
William Ernst Johnson, Cambridge England, mathematician 
Jun 24
Paul Milliet, Werther 
Jun 25
Georges Courteline, [Moineaux], French playwright 
Jun 25
Georges Courteline, Boubouroche 
Jun 26
Ferenc Vendrey, Keserü szerelem 
Jun 28
Otis Skinner, An Intimate Dinner in Celebration of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee 
Jun 29
George Washington Goethals, engineer (built Panama Canal) 
Jun 30
Andre Antoine, French stage manager (Theatre Libre) [or 7/31] 
Jul 1
Adolphe Candé, L'espionne 
Jul 1
Robert Dunbar, Me und Gott 
Jul 5
Maria J "Marie" Bakker, Dutch actress 
Jul 5
William Nathaniel Harben, Love Never Dies 
Jul 9
Franz Boas, anthropologist/linguist (Mind of Primitive Man) 
Jul 10
Karl Flodin, composer 
Jul 11
Ignjat Borstnik, Brisem i sudim 
Jul 13
Stewart Culin, American ethnographer (d. 1929) 
Jul 14
Emmeline Pankhurst, Eighty Million Women Want - ? 
Jul 15
Emmeline Pankhurst, England, found (Women's Social & Political Union) 
Jul 15
Mieczyslaw Frenkiel, Chlopi 
Jul 15
Stanislaw Knake-Zawadzki, Sad bozy 
Jul 16
Eugene Ysaye, composer 
Jul 20
Ivan Vucetic, Croatian anthropologist (d. 1925) 
Jul 21
Lovis Corinth, German painter (d. 1925) 
Jul 21
Maria Christina of Austria, queen of Spain (d. 1929) 
Jul 21
Alfred Henry O'Keeffe, New Zealand artist (d. 1941) 
Jul 21
Maria Christina of Austria, Visita de Doña María Cristina y Alfonso XIII a Barcelona 
Jul 21
Lovis Corinth, Schaffende Hände: Lovis Corinth 
Jul 23
C.J. Williams, The Totville Eye 
Jul 24
Wolfgang Kapp, German politician (Kapp Putsch 1920) 
Jul 26
Tommy Garrett, cricketer (original Australian Test player) 
Jul 26
Ella Boole,  
Jul 26
Emilian Erichsen, The Leap to Death 
Jul 31
Richard Dixon Oldham, British geologist (d. 1936) 
Aug 1
Hans Rott, composer 
Aug 1
Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist 
Aug 1
Gaston Doumergue, French President (d. 1937) 
Aug 2
Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen consort of William and Regent of the Netherlands 
Aug 2
Catherina van Rennes, composer 
Aug 2
William Watson, British poet (Prince's Quest, Father of Forest) 
Aug 2
Forrest Robinson, Tol'able David 
Aug 2
Queen Emma of the Netherlands, The Queen and the Queen Mother on the Palace Balcony Responding to the Call of the Populace 
Aug 6
Albert Fuchs, composer 
Aug 9
Isidore de Lara, The Three Masks 
Aug 11
Christiaan Eijkman, Nijkerk Netherlands, physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1929), (d. 1930) 
Aug 15
E. Nesbit, The Railway Children 
Aug 15
Emma Calvé, La chambre de la bonne 
Aug 16
Arthur Achleitner, German writer (d. 1927) 
Aug 19
Edith Nesbit, England, children books author (Railway Children) 
Aug 20
Richard Cummings, The Delicious Little Devil 
Aug 20
Fritz Skowronneck, Der Dämon von Kolno 
Aug 21
Oscar Nielsen, John Redmond, the Evangelist 
Aug 21
Mike Ready, Rough Ridin' 
Aug 24
Waclaw Sieroszewski, Exile to Siberia 
Aug 27
Giuseppe Peanoin Cuneo, Piemonte Italy, mathematician 
Aug 28
Charles Le Bargy, The Assassination of the Duke de Guise 
Sep 9
Benjamin Kidel, English Sudan (Control of the Tropics) 
Sep 12
Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter/sculptor 
Sep 13
Catherinus Elling, composer 
Sep 15
Charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer/hermit 
Sep 15
Jeno Hubay, composer 
Sep 16
Andrew Bonar Law, British PM (C, 1922-23) 
Sep 24
Eugene Foss, 45th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1939) 
Sep 27
Giuseppe Peano, Italian mathematician, founder of symbolic logic 
Sep 27
Porsteinn Erlingsson, Iceland, poet (Pyrnar) 
Sep 29
Leopoldo Mugnone, composer 
Oct 3
Eleonora Duse, Cenere 
Oct 4
Michael I. Pupin, Serbian-born telephone pioneer (d. 1935) 
Oct 5
Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of queen Victoria 
Oct 5
Lady Tree, The Private Life of Henry VIII. 
Oct 7
R.G. Knowles, R.G. Knowles the Comedian Making Progress Up Pyramid 
Oct 9
Gerard L F Philips, Dutch engineer/manufacturer (Philips) 
Oct 11
Frederick Kerr, Frankenstein 
Oct 12
F.A. Turner, The Jack-Knife Man 
Oct 12
Alice Charbonnet Kellerman, Venus of the South Seas 
Oct 15
Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer 
Oct 15
John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ (1882-92) 
Oct 15
John L. Sullivan, The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight 
Oct 17
James Tanner, The Broken Melody 
Oct 19
George Albert Boulenger, Belgian naturalist (d. 1937) 
Oct 20
John Burns, English politician (d. 1943) 
Oct 21
Ramabai Dongre' Medhavi, India, social reformer 
Oct 22
Empress Augusta Victoria, Opening of the Kiel Canal 
Oct 23
Calvert Carter, Wild and Woolly 
Oct 26
Mathilde Nielsen, Master of the House 
Oct 27
Theodore Roosevelt, NYC, (R) 26th Pres (1901-09; Nobel 1906), (d. 1919) 
Oct 27
Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt 
Oct 27
Prins Valdemar, De kongelige skal fotograferes 
Oct 28
John Mason, Moral Suicide 
Oct 30
Duiliu Zamfirescu, Tanase Scatiu 
Nov 2
Lorimer Johnston, The Cricket on the Hearth 
Nov 4
Frank R. Benson, Julius Caesar 
Nov 6
Madison C. Peters, The Way of the Cross 
Nov 7
Bipin Chandra Pal, Indian freedom fighter, (d. 1932) 
Nov 7
Williband Hentschel, Prelude to War 
Nov 8
Arthur Voegtlin, America 
Nov 11
Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian painter (d. 1884) 
Nov 12
Alexis Contant, composer 
Nov 12
Marie Bashkirtseff, Affairs of Maupassant 
Nov 13
Percy McDonnell, cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's) 
Nov 15
Charles Schwanenflügel, Fristerinden 
Nov 20
Selma Lagerlöf, Mårbacka, Värmland, author and Nobel laureate (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils), (d. 1940) 
Nov 20
Selma Lagerlöf, The Phantom Carriage 
Nov 20
Nellie Stewart, Nell Gwynne 
Nov 23
Frank Hearne, cricketer (bro of George & Alec, Eng & S Afr) 
Nov 23
Albert Ranft, For Her Sake 
Nov 25
Alfred Capus, French author (d. 1922) 
Nov 26
Katharine Drexel, Roman Catholic Saint (d. 1955) 
Nov 28
Viktoria Pohl-Meiser, Der Meineidbauer 
Nov 30
Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist (d. 1937) 
Dec 1
John Binns, The Grapes of Wrath 
Dec 4
Billy Gunn, cricketer (Notts & England batsman in 11 Tests 1886-99) 
Dec 5
Alice Gale, Magda 
Dec 5
Condé B. Pallen, Luring Shadows 
Dec 10
Alice MacGowan, The Getaway 
Dec 11
Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, Russian theatre director (d. 1943) 
Dec 13
Jakab Gyula Major, composer 
Dec 16
Agnes Baden-Powell, Opening of the Drill Hall in Accrington by General Baden-Powell 
Dec 19
Wladyslaw Jaminski, Syn szatana 
Dec 20
Jean/Johannes T "Jan" Toorop, Dutch painter/graphic artist (3 Brides) 
Dec 20
Carl Laufs, Pension Schöller 
Dec 22
Giacomo Puccini, Lucca Italy opera composer (La bohème, Tosca, Madame Butterfly), (d. 1924) 
Dec 22
Giacomo Puccini, Milk 
Dec 23
Vladimir Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, playwright (Life in Russian Theater) 
Dec 23
Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, Tempest 
1
Max Ruhbeck, Der Dämon von Kolno 
3
Percy Challenger, The Eel 
4
Adelheid Wette, Hansel and Gretel 
4
Jonna Anker Kreutz, Menneskeskæbner 
14
Jakob Knudsen, Den gamle præst 
14
George Farren, The Cinderella Man 
15
Jenõ Hubay, A cremonai hegedüs 
16
Mette Andersen, Det store Mørke 
19
George W. Wickersham, Hoover Board's Dry Law Stirs Nation 
21
Charles Hawtrey, A Message from Mars 
24
Norman Forbes, The Real Thing at Last 
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