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Notable Birthdays - 1860

1860Lizzie Borden, Fall River Massachusetts, acquitted of murder (gave her mother forty whacks)

1860Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Tagarov Russia, playwright (Cherry Orchard)

1860John J. Pershing (Blackjack), Laclede, Missouri, US commander (WW I), (d. 1948)

1860Jane Addams, Cedarville, Illinois, pacifist/social worker/feminist (Nobel 1931), (d. 1935)

1860Grandma Moses [Anna Maria], NY, primitive painter (Old Oaken Bucket), (d. 1961)

1860Annie Oakley [Phoebe Ann Moses], North Star Ohio, sharp shooter (Buffalo Bill's Wild West), (d. 1926)

1860William Jennings Bryan, Salem Illinois, "The Great Commoner" orator/statesman

1860Tom Horn, Scotland County Missouri, American gunman and outlaw

1860Juliette Gordon Low, Savannah Georgia, American activist/founder (Girl Scouts of America)

1860Ignacy Jan Paderewski, composer/1st premier of Poland (1919-20)

1860 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
Viktor Léon, The Merry Widow 
Jan 2
William C Mills, museum curator (excavated Ohio Indian mounds) 
Jan 2
Charles Vane, The Secret Seven 
Jan 6
Morton Selten, The Thief of Bagdad 
Jan 7
Emanuil Mandlov, composer 
Jan 8
Nancy Jones, US black missionary in Africa 
Jan 10
Louis Stern, Where East Is East 
Jan 11
Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian/French painter/author (Journal) 
Jan 12
Henry Larkin, American baseball player (d. 1942) 
Jan 15
Katherine Bement Davis, The End of the Road 
Jan 17
Douglas Hyde, President of Ireland (d. 1949) 
Jan 17
Charles K. French, A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate 
Jan 21
Karl Staaff, Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1915) 
Jan 21
Karl Staaff, Johansson and Vestman 
Jan 25
Charles Curtis, (R) 31st US VP (1929-33) 
Jan 25
Charles Curtis,  
Jan 25
Adelaide Coutinho, Lucrecia Borgia 
Jan 29
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Tagarov Russia, playwright (Cherry Orchard) 
Jan 29
Anton Chekhov, Winter Sleep 
Jan 30
Florentin Steinsberg, O devcicu 
Jan 31
Ida Carloni Talli, The Rival Engineers 
Feb 2
Curtis Guild, Jr., 43rd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1915) 
Feb 2
Bror Olsson, The Surf 
Feb 6
Johan [Eliza J] de Meester, Dutch journalist/writer (Geertje) 
Feb 7
Archibald Denny, The Builders of Shamrock II 
Feb 7
Anna Norrie, A Ruined Life 
Feb 8
Emil Adami, Stockholmsfrestelser eller Ett Norrlands-herrskaps äventyr i den sköna synderskans stad 
Feb 11
Rachilde, [Marguerite Vallette-Eymery], French author (Monsieur Venus) 
Feb 11
Giulio Aristide Sartorio, San Giorgio 
Feb 14
Eugen Schiffer, German politician (d. 1954) 
Feb 14
Waldemar Lindgren, Kalmar, Swedish-American Geologist (economic geology, ore classification) 
Feb 14
Major Gordon W. 'Pawnee Bill' Lillie, Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Far East 
Feb 17
Kate Bruce, The Fugitive 
Feb 18
Anders Zorn, Swedish painter/etcher/sculptor (Gustavus Vasa) 
Feb 20
Karl Mantzius, Secret of the Pavillions 
Feb 21
Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod, Czech journalist (d. 1927) 
Feb 21
Goscombe John, Welsh sculptor (d. 1952) 
Feb 21
Karel Matej Capek-Chod, Humoreska 
Feb 22
Louise Dunlap, Tess of the Storm Country 
Feb 23
Al Fremont, The Fighting Streak 
Feb 23
Julian Reed, The Adventure of the Wrong Santa Claus 
Feb 24
Daniel Berkeley Updike, printer/publisher/writer (Printing Types) 
Feb 25
Menso Kamerlingh Onnes, painter/water colors painter 
Feb 25
William James Ashley, English economic-historian 
Feb 26
Pauline Hall, The Governor's Boss 
Feb 27
Paula Conrada Schlenther, Der verlorene Schuh 
Feb 27
Eduardo Prado, Edu, Coração de Ouro 
Feb 29
Herman Hollerith, inventor (1st electric tabulating machine) 
Feb 29
Edward Jobson, The Saphead 
Mar 2
Susanna M. Salter, 1st American female mayor and temperance leader (d. 1961) 
Mar 3
John Montgomery Ward, American baseball player (d. 1925) 
Mar 6
Ganjirô Nakamura, Nihon meiyû no tabi daisanpen 
Mar 7
Giannino Antona-Traversi, Buon Natale! 
Mar 11
Thomas Hastings, NYC, architect (NY Public Library) 
Mar 12
Salvatore Di Giacomo, composer 
Mar 12
Jenöné Veszprémy, Az obsitos 
Mar 12
Salvatore Di Giacomo, Assunta Spina 
Mar 13
Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer (d. 1903) 
Mar 13
Hugo Wolf, The Music Teacher 
Mar 14
Kate Blancke, The Whirl of Life 
Mar 15
Mrs. E.M. Kimball, The Feast of Life 
Mar 16
Josef Sváb-Malostranský, Dostavenícko ve mlýnici 
Mar 18
William Jennings Bryan, Bryan Train Scene at Orange 
Mar 19
William Jennings Bryan, Salem Illinois, "The Great Commoner" orator/statesman 
Mar 19
Luigi Bertelli, Gian Burrasca 
Mar 19
Nick Shaid, The Last Outpost 
Mar 22
Alfred Ploetz, German physician (d. 1940) 
Mar 24
Arthur Bertram, Esther Redeemed 
Mar 27
Frank Frost Abbott, American classical scholar (d. 1924) 
Mar 28
Samuel J. Seymour, Episode dated 9 February 1956 
Mar 29
Rowland Buckstone, An Enemy to the King 
Mar 31
Isidor Traube, Hildesheim Hanover, German Chemist (founded capillary chemistry, research on liquids) 
Mar 31
Minnie Palmer, My Sweetheart 
Mar 31
Afonso Celso, Maria, Maria 
Apr 2
Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews, The Perfect Tribute 
Apr 3
Frederik W van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden) 
Apr 3
Frederik van Eeden, Van de koele meren des doods 
Apr 4
Georg Reimers, Sodom und Gomorrha 
Apr 6
René Lalique, French jewel designer 
Apr 7
Will Keith Kellogg, American cereal manufacturer (d. 1951) 
Apr 13
James Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (De lampenjongen) 
Apr 16
F.E. Spooner, The Tenement House Evil 
Apr 19
Helena Marcello-Palinska, Trucizna bolszewizmu 
Apr 20
Charles Gordon Curtis, US attorney/inventor (Curtis Turbine) 
Apr 20
Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch MP (SDAP) 
Apr 21
Sven Scholander, Gösta Berlings saga 
Apr 22
Ada Rehan, American stage actress (d. 1916) 
Apr 22
Sophie Pagay, Tischlein deck dich, Eselein streck dich, Knüppel aus dem Sack 
Apr 22
C. Haddon Chambers, Passers-By 
Apr 23
Mary Borzage, 7th Heaven 
Apr 26
Alphonse M A J Ariëns, Dutch pastor 
Apr 26
C.F. Roark, The Man in Blue 
Apr 29
Lorado Taft, US, sculptor (Black Hawk) 
Apr 29
Alfred G. Robyn, The Yankee Consul 
May 2
D'Arcy Thompson, zoologist/classicist (On Growth & Form) 
May 2
Theodor Herzl, Austria, journalist/founder (Zionist movement) 
May 3
John Scott Haldane, Scottish physiologist (d. 1936) 
May 3
Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician (d. 1940) 
May 4
Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, Vienna Austria, composer (Donna Diana) 
May 9
James Matthew (J.M.) Barrie, Scotland, novelist (Margaret Ogilvy, Peter Pan). Dies 1937. 
May 9
J.M. Barrie, Hook 
May 9
Charlotte Granville, Werewolf of London 
May 9
William Kemmier, The Chair 
May 15
Ellen Louise Axson Wilson, 1st wife of US President Woodrow Wilson 
May 16
Herman Webster Mudgett, American Serial Killer (d. 1896) 
May 16
H.H. Holmes,  
May 17
Martin Kukucin, Rysavá jalovica 
May 19
Victor E Orlando, Italy's premier (1917-19) 
May 19
Vittorio Orlando,  
May 20
Eduard Buchner, German chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1917) 
May 20
István Géczy, Gyimesi vadvirág 
May 21
Willam Einthoven, Dutch physiologist/inventor (electrocardiograph) 
May 23
Charles S. Abbe, The Bishop's Candlesticks 
May 24
Emily Fitzroy, The Bat 
May 25
James McKeen Cattell, American psychologist (d. 1944) 
May 26
Isaac Albéniz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona 
May 27
Manuel Teixeira Gomes, 7th President of Portugal (d. 1941) 
May 27
Margrethe Munthe, 16. December 
May 29
Isaac Albéniz, Spanish composer (d. 1909) 
May 31
Walter Richard Sickert Munich, Danish/English painter (The Miner) 
May 31
Walter Sickert, Jack the Ripper 
Jun 6
William R Inge, English theologist/Deacon St Paul's Cathedral 
Jun 8
Alicia Boole Stott, Irish mathematician (d. 1940) 
Jun 13
Hjalmar Nortamo, Eulalia-täti 
Jun 14
Eleanor Barry, The Investment 
Jun 18
Hugo Loudon, CEO (Royal Dutch Oil [Shell]) 
Jun 20
Jack Worrall, Australian cricketer, footballer, and coach (d. 1937) 
Jun 20
Russ Whytal, Argentine Love 
Jun 20
Mark Ambient, The Arcadians 
Jun 23
Albert Giraud, Pierrot Lunaire 
Jun 24
Mercedes of Orleans, queen of Spain (d. 1878) 
Jun 25
Gustave Charpentier, French composer (opera Louise) 
Jun 25
Gustave Charpentier, Louise 
Jun 25
Sidney Paxton, The Girl from Downing Street 
Jun 26
Imre Szirmai, Vörösbegy 
Jun 30
Gyula Andressy Jr, Hungarian minister of Foreign affairs (1918-20) 
Jul 1
Forbes Dawson, Her Accidental Hero 
Jul 3
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, economist/lecturer/author/feminist 
Jul 3
William Wallace, composer 
Jul 3
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper 
Jul 5
Robert Bacon, American politician (d. 1919) 
Jul 7
Gustav Mahler, Kalischat Bohemia Austria, composer/conductor (Titan) 
Jul 7
Gustav Mahler, Shutter Island 
Jul 7
Kate Jepson, The Education of Mr. Pipp 
Jul 7
Abraham Cahan, Hester Street 
Jul 11
Johannis J van Laar, Dutch chemist (thermodynamics) 
Jul 14
Owen Wister, The Virginian 
Jul 16
Jens Otto Harry Jespersen, linguist/philologist 
Jul 16
George F. Marion, Anna Christie 
Jul 17
Clara Viebig, Das tägliche Brot 
Jul 19
Lizzie Borden, Fall River Massachusetts, acquitted of murder (gave her mother forty whacks) 
Jul 19
Lizzie Andrew Borden, Dance Theatre of Harlem: Fall River Legend 
Jul 20
Johannes Walter, German geologist (Denudation of the Wilderness) 
Jul 21
Chauncey Olcott, Aloha 
Jul 24
Alfons Mucha, Czech artist (d. 1939) 
Jul 25
Princess Louise Margaret, Duchess of Connaught (d. 1917) 
Jul 26
Philippe J Bunau-Varilla, French engineer (Colombia-Panama) 
Jul 26
William H. West, The Dream Seekers 
Jul 26
Charles Hale Hoyt, Band Drill 
Jul 28
Elias M. Ammons, governor of Colorado (d. 1925) 
Jul 28
Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia (d. 1922) 
Jul 31
Mary Vaux Walcott, American artist and naturalist (d. 1940) 
Jul 31
Ellen Hartman-Cederström, Gösta Berlings saga 
Aug 3
W. K. Dickson, Scottish inventor (d. 1935) 
Aug 3
William K.L. Dickson, Newark Athlete 
Aug 4
Albin Roosval, Balett ur op. Mignon/Jössehäradspolska 
Aug 6
Francesco Paolo Frontini, Amore e ginnastica 
Aug 7
Alan Leo, British astrologer (d. 1917) 
Aug 10
Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician (d. 1936) 
Aug 10
Edmund Gasinski, Kizia-Mizia 
Aug 11
Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) 
Aug 12
Harriet T. Comstock, Silent Years 
Aug 13
Annie Oakley [Phoebe Ann Moses], North Star Ohio, sharp shooter (Buffalo Bill's Wild West), (d. 1926) 
Aug 13
Annie Oakley, Actors' Fund Field Day 
Aug 14
Ernest T Seton, naturalist/painter/author (Buffalo Wind-1938) 
Aug 15
Florence Kling DeWolfe Harding, 1st lady (1921-23) 
Aug 15
Roosje Vos, Dutch union organizer 
Aug 15
Henrietta Vinton Davis, American elocutionist (d. 1941) 
Aug 15
Florence Kling Harding, Redskins Pay Tribute to Big Chief Harding 
Aug 16
Jules Laforgue, Uruguay, French poet (Les Complaintas) 
Aug 16
Lord Hawke, cricketer (England batsman 1890's, many official posts) 
Aug 16
Jules Laforgue, Hommelette for Hamlet, operetta inqualificabile (da J. Laforgue) 
Aug 16
Edwin Stevens, The Yellow Menace 
Aug 17
Axel Ringvall, Life in the Country 
Aug 17
Gustav Esmann, Den kære familie 
Aug 19
John Kane, Scottish-born US primitivist painter (Self-Portrait) 
Aug 20
Raymond Poincaré, France, president/PM (1912) 
Aug 20
Raymond Poincaré, England's King at Liverpool 
Aug 22
Paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow Award) 
Aug 22
Eleonore of Reuss-Köstritz, tsaritsa of Bulgaria (d. 1917) 
Aug 22
Paul Nipkow, Bunte Fernseh-Fibel 
Aug 22
Gustaf Fröding, In My Youth 
Aug 25
George Fawcett, US actor (Intolerance) 
Aug 25
George Fawcett, The Son of the Sheik 
Aug 28
Marianne V von Werefkin, Russian/German/Swiss painter [OS] 
Aug 28
Leo Connard, Different from the Others 
Aug 30
Isaac Levitan, Russian artist (d. 1900) 
Aug 30
Joseph Petrosino, American Justice: Target - Mafia 
Sep 3
Edward Albert Filene, merchant, established US credit union movement 
Sep 6
Jane Addams, Cedarville, Illinois, pacifist/social worker/feminist (Nobel 1931), (d. 1935) 
Sep 7
Grandma Moses [Anna Maria], NY, primitive painter (Old Oaken Bucket), (d. 1961) 
Sep 7
Willem H Nolens, priest/Dutch ambassador to Vatican 
Sep 11
Marianne V von Werefkin, Russian/German/Swiss painter [NS] 
Sep 11
James Allan, former All Black (d. 1934) 
Sep 13
John J. Pershing (Blackjack), Laclede, Missouri, US commander (WW I), (d. 1948) 
Sep 14
Hamlin Garland, American writer (d. 1940) 
Sep 15
Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya, Indian engineer (d. 1962) 
Sep 18
Alberto Franchetti, composer 
Sep 22
Heinrich Reitsch, composer 
Sep 24
Samuel Rutherford Crockett, novelist 
Sep 28
Paul Ulrich Villard, Lyon, French Chemist and Physicist who discovered gamma rays 
Oct 3
Annie EF Horniman, England, theater owner (Abbey Theatre, Dublin) 
Oct 4
Sidney Paget, British illustrator (Sherlock Holmes) 
Oct 6
Oscar L Helfrich, Dutch governor (Curacao) 
Oct 6
Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch foreign minister (1908-13) 
Oct 8
Felix Woyrsch, composer 
Oct 9
William Ingersoll, The Cheat 
Oct 12
Elmer A Sperry, inventor (gyrocompass) 
Oct 17
Dionyssios Lavrangas, composer 
Oct 17
Josef Teutscher, Mozarts Leben, Lieben und Leiden 
Oct 19
Affie Jarvis, cricketer (Australian WK of the late 19th century) 
Oct 22
Jeanne Brindeau, Il focolare spento 
Oct 25
F.X. Svoboda, A Charming Man 
Oct 31
Juliette Gordon Low, Savannah Georgia, American activist/founder (Girl Scouts of America) 
Nov 1
Boies Penrose, United States Senator from Pennsylvania (d. 1921) 
Nov 3
Lewis Waller, Henry, King of Navarre 
Nov 3
Margaret Talmadge, A Girl of the Timber Claims 
Nov 3
Marian Alma, Memoiren eines Kammerdieners, 1. Teil - Martin, der Findling 
Nov 6
Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Higher and Higher 
Nov 7
Jean-Baptiste Eugène Estienne, French general (d. 1936) 
Nov 7
Joseph Hocking, Prodigal Daughters 
Nov 10
Jennette Lee, Ruler of the Road 
Nov 12
Ola Hansson, Från de döda 
Nov 16
Edmund Schuecker, composer 
Nov 18
Ignacy Jan Paderewski, composer/1st premier of Poland (1919-20) 
Nov 21
Tom Horn, Scotland County Missouri, American gunman and outlaw 
Nov 23
Karl Branting, Sweden, statesman/diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1921) 
Nov 23
Hjalmar Branting,  
Nov 23
Georges Deneubourg, Mon béguin 
Nov 25
Lillian Langdon, Daddy-Long-Legs 
Nov 29
Hans Haym, composer 
Nov 30
Marie de Clermont, Mottige Janus 
Dec 2
C T Studd, cricketer (brother of G B, five Tests for England) 
Dec 4
Lillian Russell, How to Live 100 Years 
Dec 7
Joseph Cook, 6th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1947) 
Dec 13
Lucien Guitry, French actor (d. 1925) 
Dec 13
Lucien Guitry, Those of Our Land 
Dec 13
Félix Galipaux, Gorgibus et Sganarelle 
Dec 15
Niels Ryberg Finsen, Denmark, physician/phototherapist (Nobel 1903) 
Dec 15
Abner Powell, American baseball player (d. 1953) 
Dec 15
Niels R. Finsen, Niels R. Finsen 
Dec 18
Edward Alexander MacDowell, US, composer (Indian Suite) 
Dec 18
Edward MacDowell, The Matchmakers 
Dec 20
Dan Leno, English entertainer (d. 1904) 
Dec 20
Dan Leno, An Obstinate Cork 
Dec 20
Percy Williams, London After Midnight 
Dec 21
Henrietta Szold, founder (Hadassah) 
Dec 22
Austin Norman Palmer, American penmanship innovator (d. 1927) 
Dec 23
Harriet Monroe, Chicago, poet/editor of Poetry magazine (You & I) 
Dec 23
Frederick Lewis, Bought 
Dec 25
Manuel Dimech, Maltese philosopher and social reformer (d. 1921) 
Dec 28
Alexander von Fielitz, composer 
Dec 28
Harry B. Smith, Analyze This 
Dec 31
Joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (d. 1937) 
2
Adela Measor, Old Scrooge 
5
Bernhard Lehmann, Episode #1.2015 
6
Jane Addams, Shoes 
7
Grandma Moses, Grandma Moses 
10
Emilia Márkus, Three Spinsters 
10
Bassett Roe, Damaged Goods 
13
John J. Pershing, Under Four Flags 
13
Ralph Connor, The Sky Pilot 
16
Hamlin Garland, Ranger of the Big Pines 
16
William Foster, The Railroad Porter 
18
Alberto Franchetti, Il re d'Inghilterra non paga 
20
Viktor Rákosi, Emmy 
26
Edoardo Scarfoglio, Times Gone By 
29
James Neill, The Cheat 
30
Justin Huntly McCarthy, If I Were King 
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