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Notable Birthdays - 1862

1862Connie Mack, East Brookfield, Massachusetts, HOF baseball executive/manager (Phila A's 1900-1950), (d. 1956)

1862Claude Debussy, St Germain-en-Laye, composer (La Mer, Clair de lune), (d. 1918)

1862Maurice Maeterlinck, Ghent Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911), (d. 1949)

1862Gerhart Hauptmann, Obersalzbrunn, Germany, author (Before Dawn-Nobel 1912), (d. 1946)

1862 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) 
Jan 1
Herbert E. Cushman, Down to the Sea in Ships 
Jan 3
Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) 
Jan 3
Joseph Klein, A Venetian Night 
Jan 3
Richard Morris, Black Friday 
Jan 4
Helen Gilmore, Bumping Into Broadway 
Jan 5
Johnson Hatfield,  
Jan 6
Meyer Ouhayou, The Last Outpost 
Jan 7
Clark Comstock, Blazing Arrows 
Jan 7
Chief Weatherstrain, Daniel Boone 
Jan 8
Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) 
Jan 9
Carrie Clark Ward, The Eagle 
Jan 15
Loie Fuller, Loie Fuller 
Jan 17
John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher 
Jan 20
Fanny Terofal-Mittermayr, Almenrausch und Edelweiss 
Jan 20
Xaver Terofal, Almenrausch und Edelweiss 
Jan 21
Valerian Gunia, Khanuma 
Jan 23
David Hilbert, Königsberg East Prussia, mathematician 
Jan 24
Edith Wharton [-Jones], New York NY, Pulitzer prize-winning novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth), (d. 1937) 
Jan 24
Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence 
Jan 25
Henry Walter Barnett, The Melbourne Cup 
Jan 27
Popelka Biliánová, Matka Krácmerka 
Jan 29
Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) 
Jan 29
Frederick Delius, Crush 
Jan 30
Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer 
Jan 30
Walter Damrosch, Carnegie Hall 
Feb 3
Abel Hermant, Entente cordiale 
Feb 5
Felipe Villanueva y Gutierrez, Mexico, composer 
Feb 5
L.M. Wells, Bucking Broadway 
Feb 7
Bernard Maybeck, US architect (Palace of Fine Arts, SF) 
Feb 7
Edgar L. Davenport, Four Feathers 
Feb 8
Edward Elkas, Levy's Seven Daughters 
Feb 10
W H "Gobo" Ashley, cricketer (7 wkts in 1 Test for South Africa 1889) 
Feb 11
Edward E. Rose, The Prisoner of Zenda 
Feb 13
Karel Weis, composer 
Feb 16
F.F. Guenste, The Tiger's Shadow 
Feb 17
Edward German (Jones), Whitchurch Shropshire, British composer 
Feb 17
Mori Ōgai, Japanese novelist and poet (d. 1922) 
Feb 17
Edward German, Let's Make Up 
Feb 17
Ogai Mori, Sansho the Bailiff 
Feb 17
Langdon Mitchell, Becky Sharp 
Feb 17
Frank Parker, Tally Ho! 
Feb 17
Eduard Bornhöhe, Viimne reliikvia 
Feb 18
Milford W. Howard, The Bishop of the Ozarks 
Feb 19
John Lince, I Love You 
Feb 20
Edward O'Connor, McGinty and the Count 
Feb 22
Karen Hulda Garborg[-Bergersen], Norwegian playwright (Mot Solen/Eli) 
Feb 25
Bohumil Benoni, Písen lásky 
Feb 27
Anastasios Metaxas, Greek architect and shooter (d. 1937) 
Feb 28
J.S. Murray, The Outlaw's Nemesis 
Mar 2
John Jay Chapman, US advocate/poet/writer (Learning & Other Essays) 
Mar 2
Boris Borisovich Galitzine, Russian physicist (d. 1916) 
Mar 2
Edwin Milton Royle, The Squaw Man 
Mar 4
Robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Emden-polytroop) 
Mar 5
Siegbert Tarrasch, German chess player (d. 1934) 
Mar 5
Harry Eytinge, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas 
Mar 8
Joseph Lee, helped develop playgrounds 
Mar 9
Georges Gorby, La conscience de Monsieur Cachalot 
Mar 10
György Pálffy, Csak egy kislány van a világon 
Mar 12
Jane Delano, US, nurse/teacher/founder (Red Cross) 
Mar 12
Richard Skowronnek, Stronger Than Love 
Mar 13
Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer 
Mar 13
William E. Dever, Faith of Millions 
Mar 14
Vilhelm FK Bjerknes, Norwegian/US physicist/meteorology 
Mar 14
Eva Thatcher, Dumb -- And How 
Mar 15
Harry Holman, Meet John Doe 
Mar 15
Leslie Stuart, Lord and Lady Algy 
Mar 17
Silvio Gesell, Belgian economist (d. 1930) 
Mar 22
Anton Amon, Die Beichte des Feldkuraten 
Mar 23
Nathaniel Reed, American outlaw turned evangelist (d.1950) 
Mar 23
Tor Hedberg, Johan Ulfstjerna 
Mar 23
Olga Adamsén, Blott en dröm 
Mar 26
George William Louis Marshall-Hall, composer 
Mar 28
Aristide Briand, France, 11x premier (1909-22) (Nobel 1926) 
Mar 28
Aristide Briand, Les funérailles des victimes du 'Pluviôse' 
Mar 29
Arthur White, Circular Panorama of Electric Tower 
Mar 30
Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset, Balaoo the Demon Baboon 
Apr 1
Mai Wells, The Pilgrim 
Apr 2
Nicholas Murray Butler, US, Columbia University pres/pacifist (Nobel 1931) 
Apr 2
Nicholas Murray Butler, World Leaders on Peace and Democracy 
Apr 3
Waldemar Maes, People of the North Sea 
Apr 3
Norval MacGregor, The Target 
Apr 5
Louis Ganne, composer 
Apr 5
Louis Ganne, Les saltimbanques 
Apr 9
Teuvo Pakkala, Tukkijoella 
Apr 10
Carl Goetz, Pandora's Box 
Apr 11
Charles Evans Hughs, 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1930-41) 
Apr 11
William W Campbell, US astronomer/director Lick Observatory 
Apr 11
Austin Freeman, The Moabite Cypher 
Apr 11
Charles Evans Hughes, Animated Weekly, No. 40 
Apr 14
Pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11) 
Apr 14
Hal Reid, At Cripple Creek 
Apr 14
Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin,  
Apr 21
Agnes Castle, Sweet Kitty Bellairs 
Apr 22
Hayden Coffin, Queen of My Heart 
Apr 24
Cyril Maude, Grumpy 
Apr 24
A.C. Benson, Flushed Away 
Apr 25
Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs 
Apr 25
Edward Grey, The First World War 
Apr 27
Rudolph Schildkraut, A Ship Comes In 
Apr 29
Vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer 
Apr 29
Wilhelmina Schwab-Welman, Geeft ons kracht 
Apr 30
Amanda Lund, The Mysterious X 
May 1
Marcel Prévost, Marie des angoisses 
May 2
Marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine) 
May 2
Antonín Marek, Její princ 
May 5
Max Elskamp, Belgian author/poet (Lesson Joies Blondes, Maya) 
May 13
Janko Veselinovic, Djido 
May 14
John E. Kellerd, The Fight 
May 14
Karel Stapfer, Yorickova lebka 
May 15
Arthur Schnitzler, Austria, playwright/novelist (La Ronde) 
May 15
Arthur Schnitzler, Eyes Wide Shut 
May 17
H. Reeves-Smith, The Return of Sherlock Holmes 
May 18
Freiherr Albert von Schrenk-Notzing, German para-psychologist 
May 18
Josephus Daniels, Victory 
May 19
Mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (d. 1942) 
May 22
August Cuppens, Flemish author/pastor 
May 22
William Holden, Weary River 
May 23
William "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player who lived to 99 
May 27
Charles Brandt, The College Widow 
May 27
John Kendrick Bangs, Mrs. Upton's Device 
May 28
Henry W Slocum Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1888) 
May 30
Courtice Pounds, The Broken Melody 
Jun 1
Antonio JdC Feijo, Portuguese diplomat/poet (Bailatas) 
Jun 4
Lindsay Pruner, Thunder 
Jun 5
Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel 1911) 
Jun 5
Richard J. Jose, Silver Threads Among the Gold 
Jun 6
Henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet 
Jun 7
Philipp Lenard, Austrian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1947) 
Jun 10
Mrs. Leslie Carter, American actress (d. 1937) 
Jun 10
Mrs. Leslie Carter, Rocky Mountain Mystery 
Jun 10
Antoni Rózanski, Dla ciebie, Polsko 
Jun 12
Wilhelm Meyer-Förster, Alt Heidelberg 
Jun 20
Marco Praga, Manon Lescaut 
Jun 21
Henry Holden Huss, composer 
Jun 21
Johannes Schlaf, writer 
Jun 21
Damrong Rajanubhab, Thai prince and historian (d. 1943) 
Jun 21
Gustav Rickelt, Bobby, der Benzinjunge 
Jun 22
Sven Lange, En forbryder 
Jun 22
Lule Warrenton, The Great Fear 
Jun 23
Joe Cassidy, High Life Hits Slippery Slim 
Jun 25
Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, composer 
Jun 27
May Irwin, US comedienne/singer (Hot Time in the Old Town) 
Jun 27
May Irwin, Mrs. Black Is Back 
Jun 28
Jan Holtrop, De drie vrijgezellen 
Jun 30
Gilbert Parker, A Wise Fool 
Jul 2
William Henry Bragg, English physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1942) 
Jul 3
Friedrich Ernst Koch, composer 
Jul 8
Ella Reeve, The Passaic Textile Strike 
Jul 10
Helene Schjerfbeck, Surukin on rikkautta 
Jul 11
Liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer 
Jul 11
Henrietta Floyd, Too Fat to Fight 
Jul 14
Florence Bascom, US, 1st American woman PhD 
Jul 14
Gustav Klimt, Austria, Art Nouveau painter 
Jul 14
Gustav Klimt,  
Jul 15
Marie Tempest, Yellow Sands 
Jul 15
Ludwig Fulda, Two-Faced Woman 
Jul 16
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola], US civil rights activist 
Jul 17
Franz Servaes, Wildes Blut 
Jul 18
Victor, Prince Napoleon (Napoleon V), French pretender to throne 
Jul 18
Nikolai Nikolayevich Yudenich, Russian WWI general (d. 1933) 
Jul 18
Billie Barlow,  
Jul 19
H. Cooper Cliffe, A Parisian Romance 
Jul 22
Gus Elen, Wait Till the Work Comes Round 
Jul 23
Tim Sullivan, Actors' Fund Field Day 
Jul 24
Johan A de Sleeve, [Adwaita], philosopher/classical/poet (Brahman) 
Jul 26
George B. Cortelyou, William McKinley at Canton, Ohio 
Jul 28
Aurélio da Paz dos Reis, Saída do Pessoal Operário da Fábrica Confiança 
Aug 1
Montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor 
Aug 1
M.R. James, Whistle and I'll Come to You 
Aug 4
Albert Gran, 7th Heaven 
Aug 5
Joseph Merrick, the "Elephant Man" (d. 1890) 
Aug 6
Luke Cosgrave, Welcome Home 
Aug 6
Elizabeth Robins, A Dark Lantern 
Aug 7
Victoria of Baden, Queen of Sweden (d. 1931) 
Aug 7
Drottning Viktoria, Grundstensnedlæggelse ved Gustav Adolfs Kirke 
Aug 8
Wallace Erskine, Perjury 
Aug 11
Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) 
Aug 11
Carrie Jacobs Bond, The King's Speech 
Aug 14
Prince Heinrich of Prussia, The Visit of the Duke of Connaught C-I-C Forces in Ireland and Prince Henry of Prussia to Cork Exhibition 
Aug 16
Amos Alonzo Stagg, football pioneer, inventor (tackling dummy) 
Aug 16
Amos Alonzo Stagg, Knute Rockne All American 
Aug 17
Maurice Barrès, Lorraine! 
Aug 21
Emilio Salgari, Cabiria 
Aug 21
Burr McIntosh, Way Down East 
Aug 21
Victor de Cottens, Trois cents à l'heure 
Aug 22
Claude Debussy, St Germain-en-Laye, composer (La Mer, Clair de lune), (d. 1918) 
Aug 22
Claude Debussy, The Usual Suspects 
Aug 25
Louis Barthou,  
Aug 26
Herbert Booth, American son of William and Catherine Booth (d. 1926) 
Aug 26
Herbert Booth, Social Salvation 
Aug 27
Terez Csillag, A fogadalom 
Aug 29
Maurice Maeterlinck, Ghent Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911), (d. 1949) 
Aug 29
Andrew Fisher, 5th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1928) 
Aug 29
Maurice Maeterlinck, The Blue Bird 
Aug 29
Fred Huntley, Johanna Enlists 
Sep 1
Adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist 
Sep 1
Alphons Diepenbrock, Dutch composer [or Sept 2] 
Sep 2
Franjo Krežma, Croatian violinist (d. 1881) 
Sep 11
O Henry, [William Sydney Porter], American short story writer (d. 1910) 
Sep 11
Julian Byng, British army officer (d. 1935) 
Sep 13
Dirk Bos, Dutch liberal 2nd Member of parliament 
Sep 19
Adeline De Walt Reynolds, Benton County IA, actress (Son of Dracula) 
Sep 21
James E. Talmage, LDS apostle and author (d. 1933) 
Sep 25
Leon Boellmann, French organist/composer (Variations Symphoniques) 
Sep 25
Billy Hughes, seventh Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1952) 
Sep 27
Louis Botha, Greytown South Africa, 1st PM of South Africa (1910-19) 
Sep 30
Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer 
Oct 3
John Briggs, cricketer (mighty England all-rounder late 19th century) 
Oct 3
Erich Wulffen, Die geschlossene Kette 
Oct 4
Edward Stratemeyer, American author (d. 1930) 
Oct 4
Edward Stratemeyer, The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries 
Oct 6
Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, US, politician/author (Progressive) 
Oct 7
Otto Ernst, Flachsmann als Erzieher 
Oct 10
Arthur De Greef, composer 
Oct 12
Edward O'Neill, The Mirage 
Oct 13
Mary Kingsley, English writer and explorer (d. 1900) 
Oct 15
Amelia Summerville, Getting Mary Married 
Oct 19
Auguste Lumière, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving Lumière Factory) 
Oct 19
Auguste Lumière, Bataille de neige 
Oct 26
Aleksandr Guchkov,  
Oct 31
Karl Zeska, Johann Strauß an der schönen blauen Donau 
Nov 1
Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano) 
Nov 4
Eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes) 
Nov 4
Eden Phillpotts, The Farmer's Wife 
Nov 15
Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer 
Nov 15
Gerhart Hauptmann, Obersalzbrunn, Germany, author (Before Dawn-Nobel 1912), (d. 1946) 
Nov 15
Gerhart Hauptmann, Faust 
Nov 16
Charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror") 
Nov 19
Billy Sunday, American evangelist (d. 1935) 
Nov 19
Billy Sunday, Billy Sunday, the Evangelist 
Nov 20
Willem H Vliegen, Dutch typographer/co-founder/chairman (SDAP) 
Nov 23
Alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo) 
Nov 23
Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism) 
Nov 23
Alberto Williams, Sinfonía de juventud 
Nov 23
Eric Hudson, Romeo and Juliet 
Nov 25
Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin, composer 
Nov 25
Ethelbert Nevin, Smile 
Nov 26
Mark A Stein, archaeologist 
Nov 27
Madge Lessing, A World Without Men 
Nov 29
Friedrich Klose, composer 
Nov 29
Joe Elvin, Burlesque Attack on a Settler's Cabin 
Nov 29
Otis Turner, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 
Nov 30
K.E. Ståhlberg, Margaretaa ajetaan takaa 
Dec 2
Florence L. Barclay, El rosario 
Dec 3
Jules Renkin, Belgian jurist/minister/premier (1931-32) 
Dec 7
Paul Adam, French writer (La Bataille d'Uhde) 
Dec 8
Georges Feydeau, French playwright (La Dame de Chez Maxim's) 
Dec 8
Georges Feydeau, La dame de chez Maxim 
Dec 8
Sava Todorovic, Karadjordje 
Dec 8
Julius Freund, Durchlaucht Radieschen 
Dec 9
Karel Kovarovic, composer 
Dec 10
Kate Jordan, Transgression 
Dec 14
Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [OS] 
Dec 14
John M Acket, Dutch literary (Grammatic Conceptions) 
Dec 16
Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la robe) 
Dec 16
John Fox Jr., The Trail of the Lonesome Pine 
Dec 17
Józef Chmielinski, Nie damy ziemi, skad nasz ród 
Dec 20
Kinsey Peile, The Vortex 
Dec 22
Connie Mack, East Brookfield, Massachusetts, HOF baseball executive/manager (Phila A's 1900-1950), (d. 1956) 
Dec 22
Connie Mack, 1950 MLB All-Star Game 
Dec 23
Henri Pirenne, Belgian historian (History of Belgium) 
Dec 26
Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [NS] 
2
Riley Hatch, At Shiloh 
4
Thomas Persse, A Pair of Silk Stockings 
6
Harry Marvin, Alice in Wonderland 
11
O. Henry, Ruthless People 
11
Frank Beal, The Inside of the White Slave Traffic 
11
Davit Kldiashvili, Samanishvilis dedinatsvali 
14
Jules Moy, Le dernier preux 
19
Adeline De Walt Reynolds, Son of Dracula 
20
Robert A. King, The Year of Living Dangerously 
20
Ernest Florman, Akrobat med otur 
21
James E. Talmage, Latter-Day Saint Leaders: Past and Present 
23
James W. Blake, Blonde Venus 
23
Kirk La Shelle, The Virginian 
25
Max Dreyer, The Growing Youth 
30
Wilton Lackaye, Trilby 
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