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1851Doc Holliday, Griffin Georgia, American gambler, dentist and gunfighter (Gunfight at the O.K. Corral)

1851 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 4
Max Kalbeck, Die verkaufte Braut 
Jan 9
Giuseppi Gallignani, composer 
Jan 9
Jan Buderman, 999 + 1 
Jan 9
Luis Coloma, Jeromín 
Jan 14
Theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer 
Jan 17
A. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928) 
Jan 17
Eugene Silvain, The Passion of Joan of Arc 
Jan 19
David Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford) 
Jan 19
Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer 
Jan 19
Emilie Melville, The White Sister 
Jan 25
Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Bondestudentar) 
Jan 25
Jan Blockx, Belgium, opera composer (Sea Bride princess of Herberg) 
Jan 25
Arne Garborg, Til deg - du hei 
Jan 25
Jan Blockx, Waar het groeide 
Jan 27
Rafael Obligado, Argentina, writer (Santos Vega) 
Jan 27
Rafael Obligado, Nobleza gaucha 
Feb 1
Durham Stevens, American diplomat (d. 1908) 
Feb 2
José Guadalupe Posada, Mexican artist (d. 1913) 
Feb 3
Johannes B van Heutsz, lt-gen/gov-gen Dutch East Indies 
Feb 3
Lord Harris, cricketer (4 Tests for England MCC big-wig) 
Feb 8
Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist 
Feb 23
Frederick Warde, The Life and Death of King Richard III 
Feb 28
Samuel W. McCall, 47th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1923) 
Mar 3
Alexandros Papadiamantis, Greek author (d. 1911) 
Mar 3
Alexandros Papadiamantis, The Murderess 
Mar 10
William Haggar, The Poachers 
Mar 13
George Newnes, Antarctic Expedition: Sir George Newnes' Farewell to Officers and Crew 
Mar 15
Jozef Surzynski, composer 
Mar 16
Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (d. 1931) 
Mar 18
Rose Coghlan, The Sporting Duchess 
Mar 19
Roque Saenz Pena, pres of Argentina (1910-14) 
Mar 19
William Henry Stark, American business leader (d. 1936) 
Mar 19
Frans Lundberg, Göteborgarens marstrandsresa 
Mar 20
Jules Mary, Trap for the Assassin 
Mar 24
Bland Holt, The Breaking of the Drought 
Mar 27
Ruperto Chapi y Lorente, composer 
Mar 27
Vincent d'Indy, French composer and teacher (d. 1931) 
Mar 27
Ruperto Chapí, Margarita la tornera 
Mar 28
Bernardino Machado, Portuguese politician (d. 1944) 
Mar 28
Carolina Invernizio, The Kiss of Death 
Apr 6
Guillaume Bigourdan, French astronomer (d. 1932) 
Apr 7
Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer 
Apr 9
C E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies) 
Apr 12
Emil Liebling, composer 
Apr 13
Robert Abbe, American surgeon (d. 1928) 
Apr 16
Ernst Josephson, Sweden, artist 
Apr 20
Young Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (d. 1875) 
Apr 20
Siegmund Lubin, The Great Train Robbery 
Apr 21
Charles Barrois, French geologist (d. 1939) 
Apr 23
Marie Schmidt, Landliggeridyl - Vandgang 
Apr 24
Eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria) 
Apr 25
Leopoldo Alas y Ureña, a.k.a. "Clarín", Spanish novelist (d. 1901) 
May 1
Laza Lazarević, Serbian writer and psychiatrist (d. 1891) 
May 1
Laza Lazarevic, Prvi put s ocem na jutrenje 
May 5
Ermete Novelli, Re Lear 
May 6
Aristide Bruant, Les bas-fonds de Paris 
May 18
James Budd, Governor of California (d. 1908) 
May 20
Emile Berliner, Germany, inventor (flat phonograph record) 
May 20
Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, US, nun/daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne 
May 21
Leon Bourgeois, France, politician, internationalist (Nobel 1920) 
May 23
Antoni Stolpe, composer 
May 28
Dick Barlow, cricketer (immortal England all-rounder of 1880s) 
May 29
Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920) 
Jun 8
Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval, French physicist (d. 1940) 
Jun 9
Charles Joseph Bonaparte, French politician (d. 1921) 
Jun 11
Mrs. Humphrey Ward, The Marriage of William Ashe 
Jun 12
Oliver Joseph Lodge, England, early radio pioneer 
Jun 19
Billy Midwinter, Australian cricketer (d. 1890) 
Jun 21
Daniel Carter Beard, US, organized 1st boy scout troop 
Jul 7
Lillien Jane Martin, psychologist, found gerontology clinic 
Jul 7
Charles Tindley, American gospel music composer (d. 1933) 
Jul 7
Carl Lorens, The Fairy Dolly 
Jul 8
Arthur J Evans, English archaeologist (Crete) 
Jul 11
Millie & Christine, NC, siamese twins 
Jul 12
Ah Wing, The She Wolf 
Jul 15
Eduardo Gutiérrez, Argentinian author (d. 1889) 
Jul 15
Eduardo Gutiérrez, Juan Moreira 
Jul 19
Hendrik J Jut, Dutch murderer (head of Jut) 
Jul 23
Charles Bannerman, Aussie cricket batsman (1st centurion) 
Jul 24
Friedrich Schottky, German mathematician (d. 1935) 
Jul 31
Emilio De Marchi, Episode #1.5 
Aug 3
Isabella Caroline Somerset, temperance leader 
Aug 5
Felix Philippi, Die Sieger 
Aug 13
John Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937 
Aug 13
Felix Adler, German-born educator (d. 1933) 
Aug 14
Doc Holliday, Griffin Georgia, American gambler, dentist and gunfighter (Gunfight at the O.K. Corral) 
Aug 14
Guido Herzfeld, Theophrastus Paracelsus 
Aug 15
[Georgette A] Helena Amelung, Dutch actress (Scapegoat) 
Aug 17
Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist 
Aug 19
Frans Schollaert, Belgian premier (1908-11) 
Aug 19
Charles Hires, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, American Inventor and Manufacturer of the Hires Root Beer beverage 
Aug 22
Daniel Frohman, Cinderella 
Aug 23
Alois Jirásek, Dog's Heads 
Aug 24
Tom Kendall, Australian cricketer (d. 1924) 
Aug 25
[Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands 
Aug 28
Ivan Tavcar, Blossoms in Autumn 
Aug 29
Willem M d'Ablaing, Dutch lawyer 
Sep 3
Olga Konstantinovna of Russia, Queen of Greece (d. 1926) 
Sep 4
John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house member 
Sep 7
Edward Ashael Birge, American pioneer in limnology (d. 1950) 
Sep 13
Walter Reed, US Army Surgeon, proved mosquitoes transmit yellow fever 
Sep 15
Emilia Pardo Bazan, Spanish countess/writer (Sirena Negra) 
Sep 15
Josif Marinkovic, composer 
Sep 28
Henry Arthur Jones, English playwright (Judah) 
Oct 2
Ferdinand Foch, France, Allied military commander and hero during WW I 
Oct 2
Ferdinand Foch, Délivrance 
Oct 5
Mór Ditrói, Judgment of Lake Balaton 
Oct 15
George F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament) 
Oct 16
James Ten Eyck, champion rower/coach (Ten Eyck Trophy namesake) 
Oct 16
Dore Davidson, Welcome Stranger 
Oct 19
Empress Myeongseong, Empress of Korea (d. 1895) 
Oct 21
George Ulyett, cricketer (great Yorkshire all-rounder 1873-93) 
Oct 23
Guillaume Couture, composer 
Oct 31
Lovisa of Sweden, queen of Denmark (d. 1926) 
Oct 31
Dronning Louise, Kong Frederik VIII gæster Jylland 
Nov 1
Maurice Leloir, The Iron Mask 
Nov 5
Charles Dupuy, French prime minister (d. 1923) 
Nov 6
Charles Dow, American journalist and economist (co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal) (d.1902) 
Nov 6
Charles A. Stevenson, Shore Acres 
Nov 7
Chris von der Ahe, German born entrepreneur (d. 1913) 
Nov 20
Queen Margherita of Italy (d. 1926) 
Nov 20
Queen Margherita, Umberto e Margherita di Savoia a passeggio per il parco 
Nov 21
Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal 
Dec 5
Louis K. Webb, Foolish Wives 
Dec 8
Rufin Morozowicz, Tajemnica przystanku tramwajowego 
Dec 10
Melvil[le Louis K] Dewey, created Dewey Decimal System for libraries 
Dec 13
Benjamin Young, Pitcairn Island Today 
Dec 16
Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch premier (1905-08) 
Dec 18
Graciano Lopez Jaena, Filipino hero, orator and satirist (d. 1896) 
Dec 21
Thomas Chipman McRae, American politician, 34th Governor of Arkansas (d. 1929) 
Dec 21
Thomas C. McRae, President McKinley Taking the Oath 
Dec 30
Asa Griggs Candler, developed Coca-Cola 
2
Richard Voß, Zwei Menschen 
3
Queen Olga,  
15
Adolf Link, Sunday 
15
Manuel Curros Enríquez, La virgen de cristal 
16
Emilia Pardo Bazán, The Reprieve 
18
Domingos Olimpio, Luzia Homem 
19
Henry Arthur Jones, The Call of Youth 
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