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Notable Birthdays - 1861

1861Fridtjof Nansen, Store Frøen, Christiania, Norway, Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922), (d. 1930)

1861James Naismith, Almonte, Canada, inventor (basketball, football helmet), (d.1939)

1861H. H. Holmes [Herman Webster Mudgett], Gilmanton, New Hampshire, American serial killer

1861Jose Protacio Rizal, Calamba City Laguna, optician/author/nationalist (Noli Me Tángere, El Filibusterismo)

1861Edith Roosevelt, Norwich Connecticut, First Lady of the United States and wife of Teddy Roosevelt

1861Rabindranath Tagore, Hindu poet/mystic/composer (Nobel 1913)

1861 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
John Luther Long, Harakiri 
Jan 1
William Morris, Monsieur Lecoq 
Jan 2
Helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12) 
Jan 3
William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904) 
Jan 3
Howard Truesdale, Go West 
Jan 6
Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer 
Jan 6
George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940) 
Jan 12
James Mark Baldwin, Columbia South Carolina, American Philosopher and Psychologist 
Jan 13
Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) 
Jan 14
Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf) 
Jan 15
Madge Orlamond, Streets of New York 
Jan 16
Federico De Roberto, I vicerè 
Jan 18
Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist 
Jan 18
Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer 
Jan 20
Marie Grimm-Einödshofer, Wanda's Trick 
Jan 20
Peter Nansen, Lille Klaus og store Klaus 
Jan 21
Oscar Eagle, The Girl at the Cupola 
Jan 22
Karel Stecker, composer 
Jan 30
Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, Mulhouse Alsace, composer 
Jan 30
Alexandra Schmitt, Mother Krause's Journey to Happiness 
Feb 2
Mehmed VI, last sultan of Ottoman Empire (1918-22) 
Feb 2
Solomon R Guggenheim, philanthropist (Guggenheim Museum NYC) 
Feb 2
Mehmed VI, Vahidettin'in biat merasimi 
Feb 3
Ernst Arndt, Bretter, die die Welt bedeuten 
Feb 9
Grace Duffie Boylan, A Rumor of Angels 
Feb 10
Frederic Van Rensselaer Dey, Three Keys 
Feb 10
Walter Christmas, Millionærdrengen 
Feb 12
Lou [Andreas-]Salome, Russian/German author (Im Kampf um Gott) 
Feb 13
Uchimura Kanzo, Tokyo, religious writer (How I Became a Christian) 
Feb 14
Augustus Yorke, The Grit of a Jew 
Feb 15
Alfred North Whitehead, Engl mathematician/philosopher (Adv of Ideas) 
Feb 15
Halford John Mackinder, Gainsborough Lincolnshire, geographer 
Feb 16
Angel Gregorio Villoldo, Scent of a Woman 
Feb 16
Anker Kreutz, Mellem muntre musikanter 
Feb 17
Princess Helena, Duchess of Albany (d. 1922) 
Feb 17
Anne Harriman-Vanderbilt, The Millionaires' Playground 
Feb 20
Nicolaas van Meeteren, Curacao, folklorist 
Feb 21
Pierre Breville, composer 
Feb 22
Zoltán Ambrus, A gyanú 
Feb 24
Santiago Rusiñol, El señor Esteve 
Feb 26
Ferdinand I, Vienna, 1st tsar of modern Bulgaria (1908-18) 
Feb 26
King Ferdinand of Bulgaria,  
Feb 26
Adolph Lestina, Hearts of the World 
Feb 27
Rudolph Steiner, Kraljevic Aust, founder (doctrine of anthroposophy) 
Mar 3
Rudolf Del Zopp, Der Dornenweg 
Mar 3
Dagmar Wildenbrück, The Great Bank Robbery 
Mar 5
Gilbert Dalleu, Un soir 
Mar 10
Pauline Johnson, Shadow River 
Mar 16
Florence Roberts, Babes in Toyland 
Mar 18
Lucien Descaves, Troubled Heart 
Mar 19
Lomer Gouin, Quebec politician (d. 1929) 
Mar 21
Charles Swickard, Hell's Hinges 
Mar 21
Albert Chevalier, Ziegfeld Follies 
Mar 25
Leo Stein, The Merry Widow 
Mar 27
Maud Gage Baum, The Wizard of Oz 
Mar 31
William Clarkson, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor 
Apr 1
Ivar Knudsen, Direktør Ivar Knudsen til prøvesejlads om bord paa et dieselskib, omgivet af repræsentanter for handel og industri, hvoriblandt admiral A. de Richelieu, etatsraad Martin Dessau, gehejmeetatsraad Julius Larsen, baron Blixen-Finecke og flere 
Apr 2
Chung Ling Soo,  
Apr 4
José López Silva, La revoltosa 
Apr 5
Alberta Gallatin, Fine Feathers 
Apr 9
Charles Holroyd, painter/etcher 
Apr 14
Bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor 
Apr 15
Bliss Carman, Canadian poet (d. 1929) 
Apr 16
Isaac Murphy, US jockey (won 628 races) 
Apr 16
Albin Lavén, Dödskyssen 
Apr 19
Warden Oncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish farmer/writer 
Apr 22
Howard Kyle, A Star Reborn 
Apr 23
Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Fieldmarshal 
Apr 23
Edmund Allenby, With Allenby in Palestine and Lawrence in Arabia 
Apr 27
Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer 
Apr 27
Johan M Skjoldborg, Danish writer (Dynaes-Digte) 
Apr 27
William Arms Fisher, Killer of Sheep 
Apr 27
Johan Skjoldborg, Sønnen fra Amerika 
Apr 30
Heinrich Vollrath Schumacher, Lady Hamilton 
May 3
Emmett Dalton, American outlaw (d. 1937) 
May 6
Rabindranath Tagore, Hindu poet/mystic/composer (Nobel 1913) 
May 6
Motilal Nehru, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1931) 
May 6
Rabindranath Tagore, Charulata 
May 11
Frederick Russell Burnham, father of the international scouting movement (d. 1947) 
May 12
Ivan Caryll, The Actress 
May 15
Jan Vávra, Loupezníci na Chlumu 
May 16
H. H. Holmes [Herman Webster Mudgett], Gilmanton, New Hampshire, American serial killer 
May 17
Marguerite St. John, The Laughing Lady 
May 19
Dame Nellie Melba, Australian opera singer (d. 1931) 
May 19
Nellie Melba, Country Life 
May 22
Ed Ebele, Rascals 
May 23
David Coupar Thomson,  
May 27
Victoria E Matthews, educator 
May 31
Emily Perkins Bissell, welfare worker (1st christmas seal drive, 1907) 
May 31
Hans Beck, Tarantellen af 'Napoli' 
Jun 2
Concordia Selander, The Phantom Carriage 
Jun 8
Joseph Hart, Foxy Grandpa Shows Boys He Is a Magician 
Jun 8
Lucius Henderson, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 
Jun 9
Floris H Verster, [van Wulverhorst], painter/cartoonist/etcher 
Jun 10
Josephus T J Cuypers, Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem) 
Jun 10
Pierre M M Duhem, French naturalist/philosopher/historian 
Jun 11
Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer 
Jun 12
William Attewell, English cricketer (d. 1927) 
Jun 12
Mrs. William Bechtel, The Land Beyond the Sunset 
Jun 13
Juan A. Caicedo, Caicedo (with Spurs) 
Jun 15
Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink 
Jun 16
Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian 
Jun 17
Sidney James Jones, composer 
Jun 17
Pete Browning, American baseball player (d. 1905) 
Jun 17
Omar Bundy, U.S. army general and soldier (d. 1940) 
Jun 17
Sidney Jones, Die Geisha 
Jun 18
Jose FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os Meus Amores) 
Jun 19
Douglas Haig, British fieldmarshal (Sudan, WW I) 
Jun 19
Jose Protacio Rizal, Calamba City Laguna, optician/author/nationalist (Noli Me Tángere, El Filibusterismo) 
Jun 19
Jose Rizal, El filibusterismo 
Jun 19
Douglas Haig, The First World War 
Jun 20
Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer 
Jun 20
Fred Storey, Rip Van Winkle 
Jun 22
Maximilian von Spee, German admiral (d. 1914) 
Jun 23
Tom Mowbray, The Brass Bottle 
Jun 28
Reverend William E. Barton, The King of Kings 
Jun 29
William James Mayo, surgeon/co-founder Mayo clinic in Minnesota 
Jul 1
Samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War) 
Jul 1
Sixten Malmerfeldt, Gösta Berlings saga 
Jul 2
Herman Schwab, Helleveeg 
Jul 3
Peter Jackson, heavyweight boxer (hall of famer) 
Jul 3
Mary Moore, David Garrick 
Jul 11
George William Norris, (Rep/Sen-Neb) (Lame duck-amendement) 
Jul 12
Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer 
Jul 12
Anton Stepanovich Arenski, Peace One Day 
Jul 12
Julius Elias, Wenn der junge Wein blüht 
Jul 23
Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16) 
Jul 25
Andrew Cowper Lawson, Anstruther Scotland, Scottish-Canadian Geologist who was the first person to identify and name the San Andreas Fault 
Jul 26
Vaja-Pshavela, Vedreba 
Jul 26
Martha Freud,  
Jul 29
Alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt 
Jul 29
Sergei D Sazonov, Russian minister of Foreign Affairs (1910-16) 
Jul 30
Harrison Grey Fiske, The District Attorney 
Aug 1
Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's) 
Aug 2
Knut Weckman, Rautakylän vanha parooni 
Aug 3
Michel Verne, Les Indes noires 
Aug 6
Edith Roosevelt, Norwich Connecticut, First Lady of the United States and wife of Teddy Roosevelt 
Aug 6
Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July Oration 
Aug 7
Robert Disney,  
Aug 8
William Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics") 
Aug 9
Wilhelm Berger, composer 
Aug 9
Gaston Dubosc, Mon père avait raison 
Aug 10
Almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist 
Aug 11
Augustin Berger, Únos bankére Fuxe 
Aug 18
André Calmettes, The Life and Death of King Richard III 
Sep 10
Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (d. 1941) 
Sep 11
Juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio) 
Sep 17
Owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch) 
Sep 20
Herbert Putnam, Librarian of Congress (d. 1955) 
Sep 23
Edmond H H Allenby, British field marshal 
Sep 23
Robert Bosch, German inventor and industrialist (d. 1942) 
Sep 28
Pedro De Cordoba, NYC, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur) 
Sep 28
Amélie of Orléans, queen of Portugal (d. 1951) 
Sep 30
William Wrigley Jr., American industrialist (Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company) (d. 1932) 
Oct 1
Anna Brigadere, Pohádka o Malíckovi 
Oct 2
Hal Wilson, The Unpardonable Sin 
Oct 4
Frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West 
Oct 4
Joao Marcellino Arroyo, composer 
Oct 4
Frederic Remington, John Ermine of Yellowstone 
Oct 8
Theodore Roberts, SF CA, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments) 
Oct 8
Theodore Roberts, The Ten Commandments 
Oct 9
Tonka Savic-Flieder-Macuka, Brisem i sudim 
Oct 10
Fridtjof Nansen, Store Frøen, Christiania, Norway, Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922), (d. 1930) 
Oct 10
Plácido Sequeiros, La muerte silba un blues 
Oct 10
Fridtjof Nansen, Vår egen tid 
Oct 11
Eille Norwood, The Boscombe Valley Mystery 
Oct 14
Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer 
Oct 14
Artur Gavazzi, Croatian geographer (d. 1944) 
Oct 14
Alois Mrstík, Marysa 
Oct 16
J. B. Bury, Irish historian (d. 1927) 
Oct 19
William J. Burns, The Anthony Case 
Oct 20
Lloyd Neal, 6 Day Bike Rider 
Oct 21
William H. Turner, Traffic in Souls 
Oct 21
Cruz e Sousa, The Balcony of the Nightingales 
Oct 22
Antony Mars, Chaste Susan 
Oct 23
Herbert Quick, Double Trouble 
Oct 26
Richard D Sears, Boston, tennis champ, US Open (1881) 
Oct 26
Theo Siegmund, Die vom anderen Ufer 
Oct 29
Andrei Ryabushkin, Russian painter (d. 1904) 
Oct 30
Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor (d. 1929) 
Oct 30
Emil Albes, Die Revolutions-Hochzeit 
Oct 30
Horace Annesley Vachell, Lord Camber's Ladies 
Nov 1
Mrs. Stuart Robson, Lured from Squash Center 
Nov 3
Johann Peter Kirsch, Luxembourg church historian/archaeologist 
Nov 6
James Naismith, Almonte, Canada, inventor (basketball, football helmet), (d.1939) 
Nov 7
Jeff Milton, American lawman (d. 1947) 
Nov 10
Robert T A Innes, Edinburgh Scotland, astronomer (Proxima Centauri) 
Nov 10
Roberto Bracco, Sperduti nel buio 
Nov 14
Frederick Jackson Turner, Wisc, historian/educator (Harvard U) 
Nov 16
Vaclav Suk, composer 
Nov 16
Percy Winter, Patsy, Married and Settled 
Nov 16
Arvid Järnefelt, Tiitus 
Nov 17
Archibald Lampman, Morning on the Lièvre 
Nov 18
Dorothy Dix, pseudonym of US journalist Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer (d. 1951) 
Nov 19
Aranka Laczkó, A vén bakancsos és fia, a huszár 
Nov 21
Joao da Cruz, Brazilian poet 
Nov 23
Konstantin Korovin, Russian painter (d. 1939) 
Nov 24
Ada Beecher, Sunlight 
Nov 25
Phyllis Allen, Pay Day 
Nov 27
Acton Bond, Henry VIII 
Nov 30
French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens) 
Nov 30
Ludwig Thuille, composer 
Dec 4
Lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul) 
Dec 4
Hannes Hafstein, Islands Altings besög i Köbenhavn 
Dec 5
Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24) 
Dec 5
James Thornton, My Sweet Suicide 
Dec 8
Aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman) 
Dec 8
William Crapo Durant, founded General Machine 
Dec 8
George Melies, Paris France, early film maker (A trip to the Moon) 
Dec 8
Georges Méliès, An Impossible Voyage 
Dec 8
Aristide Maillol, Aristide Maillol, sculpteur 
Dec 9
Alfred Halm, The Schimeck Family 
Dec 10
Freifrau Elisabeth von Heyking, Briefe, die ihn nicht erreichten 
Dec 14
Zoltán Szerémy, A páter és a Péter 
Dec 15
Charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US) 
Dec 15
Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Suomi kutsuu II 
Dec 16
Antonio de La Gandara, French painter (d. 1917) 
Dec 17
Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer 
Dec 17
Leo Leipziger, Die Ballhaus-Anna 
Dec 18
Lionel Monckton, composer 
Dec 18
Lionel Monckton, The Golden Bowl 
Dec 19
Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton England, Russian-English translator 
Dec 19
Italo Svevo, Trieste Austria, Italian novelist (La Coscienza di Zeno) 
Dec 19
Italo Svevo, Careless 
Dec 20
Ivana Kobilca, Slovenian painter (d. 1926) 
Dec 20
Cyrus Townsend Brady, Vengeance - and the Woman 
Dec 20
Ferdinand Bonn, Don Juans letztes Abenteuer 
Dec 22
Erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology) 
Dec 25
Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, Indian founder of Banaras Hindu University (d. 1946) 
Dec 25
Sam Allen, Death Valley 
Dec 26
Friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory) 
Dec 28
Mari Hegyesi, Der junge Medardus 
2
Henrietta Crosman, Pilgrimage 
8
Marius Sestier, The Melbourne Cup 
11
Juhani Aho, Juha 
12
Alice Washburn, Martha's Rebellion 
12
Frederick Bond, The She Devil 
17
Maxime Desjardins, J'accuse! 
20
Dark Cloud, The Song of the Wildwood Flute 
28
Wilhelm Diegelmann, The Blue Angel 
30
Morgan Robertson, Masters of Men 
30
William Wrigley Jr., Catalina, Here I Come 
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