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Jan 1
Alfred Stieglitz, US photographer/art dealer (Camera Work) 
Jan 1
Walter Belasco, The Golden Heart 
Jan 1
Alfred Stieglitz, Alfred Stieglitz: The Eloquent Eye 
Jan 2
Whitehorse, The Grey Vulture 
Jan 4
George Albert Smith, A Kiss in the Tunnel 
Jan 5
Bob Caruthers, American baseball player (d. 1911) 
Jan 6
Ban Johnson, Norwalk Ct, baseball founder (American League) 
Jan 8
Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (d. 1892) 
Jan 8
Prince Albert Victor, Jack the Ripper: The Final Solution 
Jan 8
William Addison Lathrop, A Bachelor's Children 
Jan 9
Vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926) 
Jan 10
George Washington Carver, agricultural scientist [or Jul 12] 
Jan 10
Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (d. 1931) 
Jan 11
Thomas Dixon, US attorney/playwright (Flaming Sword) 
Jan 11
Thomas Dixon Jr., The Birth of a Nation 
Jan 13
Wilhelm K W Wien, German physicist (Nobel 1911) 
Jan 15
Frances Benjamin Johnston, Grafton West Virginia, early female photographer 
Jan 15
Frances Benjamin Johnston, Days of Heaven 
Jan 16
Frank Bacon, actor/author (Lightnin) 
Jan 16
Frank Bacon, Lightnin' 
Jan 17
Lucien Herr, France, scientist (Corresp entre Schiller et Schiller) 
Jan 17
David Torrence, Mutiny on the Bounty 
Jan 17
Milica Mihicic, Dama sa crnom krinkom 
Jan 20
Charles A. Taylor, The Half Breed 
Jan 21
Joy Winthrop, The Pest 
Jan 23
Richard Daniels, Girl Shy 
Jan 24
Marguerite Durand, French feminist leader (d. 1936) 
Jan 24
Beatrice Harraden, Ships That Pass in the Night 
Jan 25
Julije Kempf, Croatian historian and writer (d. 1934) 
Jan 25
Henry Stanley, A Voice in the Night 
Jan 28
Herbert Akroyd Stuart, English engineer - inventor of the first compression ignition engine (d. 1927) 
Jan 29
Adolf Philipp, composer 
Jan 29
Adolf Philipp, Oh! Louise! 
Feb 5
Carl Teike, composer 
Feb 6
John Henry Mackay, Scottish/German author/poet (Anarchists) 
Feb 6
William 'Cap' Anderson Hatfield,  
Feb 6
George Jay Gould, Champion Polo Players 
Feb 7
Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet) 
Feb 7
Ricardo Castro Herrera, composer 
Feb 9
Ibolya Nagy, A becsapott újságíró 
Feb 10
Katri Rautio, Rovastin häämatkat 
Feb 13
Edwin Arden, The Eagle's Nest 
Feb 14
Israel Zangwill, England, Jewish author/Zionist (Children of Ghetto) 
Feb 14
Robert E Park, US, sociologist (human ecology, marginal man) 
Feb 14
Israel Zangwill, The Verdict 
Feb 15
George Mozart, Coney as Peacemaker 
Feb 17
Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson, NSW Australia, poet (Waltzing Matilda) 
Feb 17
Jozef Murgaš, Slovak inventor (d. 1929) 
Feb 17
A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson, Australia 
Feb 19
Aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture (Work Law of 1911) 
Feb 21
Leonard Merrick, The Magnificent Lie 
Feb 22
Jules Renard, France, writer (Poil de Carotte) 
Feb 22
Jules Renard, The Red Head 
Feb 22
Georg Molenar, Gendarm Möbius 
Feb 28
István Szomaházy, The Office Girl 
Feb 29
Alice Davenport, Caught in the Rain 
Feb 29
Albert Patry, The Marquise of O 
Feb 29
Josef Svatopluk Machar, Magdalena 
Mar 4
David W. Taylor, U.S. Navy architect (d. 1940) 
Mar 4
Louis Gauthier, The Red Head 
Mar 5
Cornelius MacSunday, Many a Slip 
Mar 11
Franklyn Garland, Shore Acres 
Mar 12
W. H. R. Rivers, British psychiatrist (d. 1922) 
Mar 13
Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian painter (d. 1941) 
Mar 13
Walter Walker, Flying Down to Rio 
Mar 14
[John] Casey Jones, RR engineer (Ballad of Casey Jones) 
Mar 14
William Nicholas Selig, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 
Mar 15
Johan Halvorsen, composer 
Mar 15
Leslie Stuart, composer 
Mar 15
Leslie Stuart, The Iron Lady 
Mar 15
Grace Livingston Furniss, Gretna Green 
Mar 15
Johan Halvorsen, Reisen til julestjernen 
Mar 18
Karl M Lybeck, Finnish/Swedish language poet (Samlade Arbeten) 
Mar 18
Hilda Castegren, Hälsingar 
Mar 18
Mikael Lybeck, Veli ja sisar 
Mar 18
Jennie Harris Oliver, Mokey 
Mar 19
Charles Marion Russell, American artist (d. 1926) 
Mar 23
Hjalmar Borgstrom, composer 
Mar 27
Clarence Arper, The Woman Who Dared 
Mar 30
Franz Oppenheimer, German sociologist/politician 
Mar 31
Fritz Ruß, Der Mann, den das Schicksal sandte 
Apr 1
Marie Jungius, Dutch fairy tale writer 
Apr 5
Basil Hood, Sweet and Twenty 
Apr 7
Arnold Christensen, H.P. hænger paa 'en 
Apr 8
Oscar Textorius, Stockholmsfrestelser eller Ett Norrlands-herrskaps äventyr i den sköna synderskans stad 
Apr 9
Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti, Liverpool, English electrical Engineer and Inventor 
Apr 10
Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, German pianist/composer (Golem) 
Apr 10
Tully Marshall, Nevada City CA 
Apr 10
Eugen D'Albert, Lowlands 
Apr 13
Tully Marshall, The Hurricane Express 
Apr 14
Alan Aynesworth, Women of Dolwyn 
Apr 17
Carl Engdahl, Värmlänningarne 
Apr 18
Richard Harding Davis, US, journalist/author (In The Fig) 
Apr 18
Richard Harding Davis, It's a Dog's Life 
Apr 20
Buck McKee, The Ropin' Fool 
Apr 21
Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism) 
Apr 21
Fazli Necip, Istanbul perisi 
Apr 22
Phil May, Wortley Yorkshire, cartoonist 
Apr 22
E. Holman Clark, Once Aboard the Lugger 
Apr 23
Clarence Blakiston, The Lady of the Camellias 
Apr 24
George AA Alting van Geusau, dir-gen (PTT)/Dutch Min of War (1918-20) 
Apr 26
Bertran Hays, The Road to London 
Apr 28
William F A Ellison, Irish clergyman/director (Armagh Observatory) 
Apr 28
George Leyton, The Man Who Made Good 
Apr 30
Frans Netscher, Dutch writer/journalist (Studies of nude model) 
Apr 30
Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet (d. 1913) 
May 2
Bertus Onstee, Onschuldig Veroordeeld 
May 9
Albert Roccardi, The Gold That Glittered 
May 10
Léon Gaumont, La fée aux choux 
May 10
Olga D. Mojean, The Line Runners 
May 11
Ethel Lilian Voynich, Ovod 
May 13
Vesta Tilley, The Girl Who Loves a Soldier 
May 13
Emil Gött, Zieht blank, Kavaliere! 
May 14
Eleanor Everest Freer, composer 
May 14
Emil Höfer, Ich hab mein Herz in Heidelberg verloren 
May 15
Simeon Stuart, Rob Roy 
May 16
Honorata Leszczynska, Dzien kwiatka 
May 16
Joan Salvat Papasseit, Episode dated 11 October 2000 
May 18
Jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer/art historian 
May 19
Carl Ethan Akeley, US, naturalist, devoleped animal mount process 
May 21
Princess Stephanie of Belgium (d. 1945) 
May 23
Louis Glass, composer 
May 25
Emil Bergendorff, Gatans barn 
May 25
Carl Rößler, Anita v ráji 
May 27
Ante Trumbić, Croatian politician (d. 1938) 
May 29
A H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer 
May 31
Albert J M Bakker, Dutch actor (Teun the night watch) 
Jun 1
Forrest Crissey, Babs 
Jun 2
Ben Webster, London England, actor (Old Curiosity Shop) 
Jun 2
Ben Webster, Lassie Come Home 
Jun 3
Ransom Eli Olds, auto (Oldsmobile) & truck (REO) manufacturer 
Jun 3
Otto Erich Hartleben, Pierrot Lunaire 
Jun 4
Nassau William Senior, British economist 
Jun 9
Jeanne Bérangère, La fille de Jephté 
Jun 11
Richard Georg Strauss, Munich Germany, composer (Don Quixote) 
Jun 11
Richard Strauss, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
Jun 11
Owen Frawley Kildare, Regeneration 
Jun 13
Rudolf Kjellén, Swedish political scientist (d. 1922) 
Jun 13
Dwight B. Waldo, American educator and historian (d. 1939) 
Jun 14
Alois Alzheimer, Marktbreit, Bavaria, German psychiatrist/neuropathologist (Alzheimer Disease) 
Jun 15
Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer/= 
Jun 17
Harriet Ford, The Case of the Black Parrot 
Jun 20
Worm Pander, sculptor 
Jun 21
Heinrich Wölfflin, Swiss art historian (d. 1945) 
Jun 21
J. Darcie 'Foxy' Lloyd, Over the Fence 
Jun 22
Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician 
Jun 24
Gertrude Berkeley, Break the News to Mother 
Jun 25
Walther Hermann Nernst, Prussian physicist/chemist (Nobel 1920) 
Jun 25
Laurids Bruun, Die seltsame Nacht der Helga Wangen 
Jun 27
Julie Mathilde Lippmann, The Hoodlum 
Jun 28
Franklyn McLeay, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor 
Jun 29
Anton Beer-Walbrun, composer 
Jun 29
Pietro Bonfante, Italian lawyer (Roman law) 
Jun 30
Emma Wiehe, Leaves Out of the Book of Satan 
Jul 1
Walter Schmidthässler, Die Vision 
Jul 2
William Le Queux, Sadounah 
Jul 4
Lillian Castle, Lightning Triggers 
Jul 6
Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazil, composer/conductor (Artemis) 
Jul 7
Heinrich Glücksmann, Mozarts Leben, Lieben und Leiden 
Jul 9
Franz Miller, becomes first Train Murderer 
Jul 11
Petar Danov, Bulgarian spiritual teacher (d. 1944) 
Jul 12
George Washington Carver, botanist (studied the peanut) [or Jan 10] 
Jul 13
John Jacob Astor IV, American entrepreneur (d. 1912) 
Jul 13
John Jacob Astor, President McKinley's Inspection of Camp Wikoff 
Jul 15
Marie Tempest, [Marie Susan Etherington], actress (Yellow Sands) 
Jul 15
Franklin K. Lane, Animated Weekly, No. 31 
Jul 18
Ricarda Huch, writer 
Jul 18
Phillip Snowden, British politician (d. 1937) 
Jul 18
Ricarda Huch, The Guardian Angel 
Jul 20
Erik Karlfeldt, Sweden, poet (Nobel 1918-refused; 1931-posthumous) 
Jul 21
Frances Folsom Cleveland, 1st lady (1885-89, 93-97) 
Jul 23
Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and Prime Minister (d. 1903) 
Jul 24
Frank Wedekind, German playwright (The "Lulu" plays) 
Jul 24
Michel Gaston Carraud, composer 
Jul 24
Frank Wedekind, Pandora's Box 
Jul 25
Emmi Elert, Die Ehe der Luise Rohrbach 
Jul 31
Roberto Vittiglio, Die Nacht gehört uns 
Aug 5
Resurreccion Maria de Azkue, composer 
Aug 8
Henri de Vries, [Van Walterop], Dutch actor (Cleopatra, White Cargo) 
Aug 8
Henri De Vries, The Night Hawk 
Aug 10
Charles Herzinger, The Bat 
Aug 11
Georges Grand, The Death of the Duke D'Enghien 
Aug 13
Charles Edler, A Kentucky Romance 
Aug 15
Scheel Vandel, Capital Execution 
Aug 16
Ferdinand C S Schiller, British philosopher (Riddles of the Sphinx) 
Aug 17
Hüseyin Rahmi Gürpinar, Sipsevdi 
Aug 18
Gemma Stagno Bellincioni, Satanica 
Aug 23
Eleftherios K Venizalos, premier of Greece (1910-15, 28-32) 
Aug 23
Eleftherios Venizelos,  
Aug 23
Maud Farrar,  
Aug 26
Harold Nelson, Timberesque 
Aug 27
Imre Császár, Leánybecsület 
Aug 29
Charles Dalton, The Eternal Magdalene 
Aug 31
Max Wilhelm Zach, composer 
Sep 1
Roger David Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916) 
Sep 3
Hale Ascher VanderCook, composer 
Sep 7
Giovanni Tebaldini, composer 
Sep 14
Lord Robert Cecil, Viscount of Chelwood, UK, helps form League of Nations (Nobel 1937) 
Sep 22
Louis Van Deyssel, writer (Small Republic, One Love) 
Sep 23
Draga Mašin, Queen of Serbia (d. 1903) 
Sep 27
Alexander Cohen, Dutch anarchist/author 
Sep 27
Andrej Hlinka, Slovak politician and Catholic Priest (d. 1938) 
Sep 28
Barry E Odell Pain, English writer (Punch) 
Sep 29
Miguel de Unamuno Jugo, Bilbao Spain, philosopher (Ensayos, Teatro) 
Oct 1
Alfred Roller, Der Rosenkavalier 
Oct 3
Hermann Leffler, The Golden Butterfly 
Oct 5
Louis Lumière, with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895 
Oct 5
Louis Lumière, Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory 
Oct 6
Imre Pintér, A Népfölkelö 
Oct 7
Louis F. Gottschalk, Orphans of the Storm 
Oct 8
Ozias Leduc, Québécois painter (d. 1955) 
Oct 8
Branislav Nusic, Dr 
Oct 8
William Ryno, Bullet Proof 
Oct 9
Wadsworth Harris, An Unsullied Shield 
Oct 9
August Liebman, Hermine und die sieben Aufrechten 
Oct 9
Reginald Dyer,  
Oct 10
T. Frank Appleby, United States Congressman from New Jersey (d. 1924) 
Oct 14
Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental) 
Oct 14
Stefan Zeromski, The Spring to Come 
Oct 17
Elinor Glyn, British novelist (3 Weeks) 
Oct 17
Elinor Glyn, It 
Oct 17
Alida van Gijtenbeek, Bleeke Bet 
Oct 20
James F. Hinkle, American politician, sixth Governor of New Mexico (d. 1951) 
Oct 24
Ben Landeck, Tommy Atkins 
Oct 25
Alexander Gretchaninov, Russian composer (d. 1956) 
Oct 25
John Francis Dodge, American automobile pioneer (d. 1920) 
Oct 26
Joseph Moorat, composer 
Oct 28
Adolfo Camarillo, prominent land owner, horse breeder, and rancher (d. 1958 
Oct 28
Robert Wayne, The Devil's Daughter 
Oct 29
Will M. Cressy, Stateroom Secrets 
Oct 30
Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer 
Oct 31
Edith Ellison, If I Had a Million 
Oct 31
Emil Focht, Kríz u potoka 
Nov 1
Martin J. Doner, The Captive God 
Nov 4
Mrs. Lloyd George, Motherhood 
Nov 5
Jessie Ralph, San Francisco 
Nov 5
Edwin Denison, The Secret of the Storm Country 
Nov 9
Dmitry Ivanovsky, Russian Botanist who discovered the organisms that came to be known as viruses 
Nov 10
Alexandre Levy, composer 
Nov 10
Alexandre Lévy,  
Nov 11
Alfred Hermann Fried, Germany, pacifist (Nobel 1911) 
Nov 11
George Washington Crile, Chili Ohio, American Surgeon who conducted the first direct blood transfusion and studied the effects of surgical shock 
Nov 11
Maurice Leblanc, Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro 
Nov 12
William Collier Sr., Wife and Auto Trouble 
Nov 14
Robert Hichens, The Paradine Case 
Nov 17
Frank A. Vanderlip, The Dollar and the Law 
Nov 19
George Barbier, Phila, actor (Tarzan's Revenge, Wife vs Secretary) 
Nov 19
George Barbier, Yankee Doodle Dandy 
Nov 20
Gerard W Kernkamp, Dutch historian/editor (Groene Amsterdammer) 
Nov 23
Henry Bourne Joy, American automobile executive (d. 1936) 
Nov 24
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, France, painter (At the Moulin Rouge) 
Nov 26
Herman Gorter, Dutch socialist/poet (May, Tiny Hero's Poem) 
Nov 26
W.A. Tremayne, An Old Man's Love Story 
Nov 28
Carel A Lion Cachet, lithographer/wood carver 
Nov 28
James Allen English writer (d. 1912) 
Nov 28
Lindley M. Garrison, American Secretary of War (d. 1932) 
Nov 28
Lindley M. Garrison, Hearst-Vitagraph News Pictorial, No. 20 
Dec 3
Herman Heijermans Jr, Dutch writer (Kamertjeszonde, Diamond City) 
Dec 3
Herman Heijermans, Schakels 
Dec 4
Kaarle Halme, Nuori luotsi 
Dec 6
William S. Hart, American actor, silent Westerns (Wild Bill Hickok, Tumbleweeds) 
Dec 6
William S. Hart, The Narrow Trail 
Dec 6
Rudolf Stratz, Schloß Vogelöd 
Dec 9
Sidney Homer, composer 
Dec 9
Sidney Homer, Bright Road 
Dec 12
Paul Elmer More, American essayist (d. 1937) 
Dec 12
Arthur Brisbane, Go and Get It 
Dec 12
Julius Horst, Heaven on Earth 
Dec 13
Emil Seidel, Mayor of Milwaukee (d. 1947) 
Dec 14
Frank Campeau, The First Auto 
Dec 15
S.S. Simon, The Barker 
Dec 16
Vane Featherston, The Brass Bottle 
Dec 17
John Felix August Korling, composer 
Dec 18
Imre Pethes, A Papagály 
Dec 19
Adolf Sandberger, composer 
Dec 22
Federico Gamboa, Latino Bar 
Dec 23
Zorka of Montenegro, Princess of Serbia (d. 1890) 
Dec 23
Ferdinand Runkel, Moriturus 
Dec 24
Louise Mackintosh, The Right to Love 
Dec 24
Julius Folkmann, The Isle of the Dead 
Dec 25
Thomas Cahill, American soccer coach (d. 1951) 
Dec 26
Francesca Nathansen, Capital Execution 
Dec 27
René Georges Hermann-Paul, French artist (d. 1940) 
Dec 28
Henri de Régnier, The Sorrow of the Beautiful Woman 
Dec 30
Alessandro Longo, composer 
Dec 31
Robert G Aitken, US astronomer (Binary Stars) 
7
Emile Chautard, The Blind Sculptor 
10
Victor Betzonich, Capital Execution 
13
John Alexander, The Petrified Forest 
13
Hermann Seldeneck, America to Europe in an Airship 
17
Mikhaylo Kotsyubinsky, Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors 
18
Marian Kiernicki, Vampires of Warsaw 
18
Knut Lambert, Lika mot lika 
19
Ragna Wettergreen, Markens grøde 
25
Alfred Møller, Lyset der svandt 
26
Ann Warrington, Heredity 
28
Barry Pain, A Blind Bargain 
28
Richard B. Harison, Easy Street 
29
Miguel de Unamuno, La tía Tula 
30
Emilio Mesejo, Fotografias animadas 
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