February 2 - The Knights of Columbus are formed in New Haven, Connecticut.
February 7 - In Mississippi City the last heavyweight boxing championship bareknuckle
fight takes place.
March 22 - Polygamy is outlawed by the United States Congress.
March 24 - Robert Koch announces the discovery of the bacterium responsible for
tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).
March 29 - The Knights of Columbus are established.
April 3 - Old West outlaw Jesse James is shot in the back and killed by Robert Ford
for a $5,000 reward.
May 20 - Triple Alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy.
August 5 - Standard Oil of New Jersey is established.
August 20 - Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" debuts in Moscow.
September 5 - The first United States Labor Day parade is held in New York City.
Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch (German bacteriologist) discovers the tubercle bacillus.
Nikola Tesla invents alternating current generator.
First Polar Year, an international scientific program.
Ferdinand von Lindemann publishes his proof of the transcendence of pi.Births
January 6 - Fan S. Noli
, Albanian poet and political figure (d. 1965).
January 18 - A. A. Milne
, British author (d. 1956).
January 25 - Virginia Woolf
, writer (d. 1941).
January 28 - Maria Josephina van den Houten
January 30 - Franklin Delano Roosevelt
, President of the United States.
February 1 - Antony van den Houten
February 1 - Louis Stephen St. Laurent
, twelfth Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1973).
February 2 - James Joyce
, author (d. 1941).
February 11 - Gheorghe Cucu
, composer (d. 1932).
February 15 - John Barrymore
, actor (d. 1942).
March 2 - Johanna Frijters
March 7 - Pieternella van Dijl
March 14 - Waclaw Sierpinski
, Polish mathematician (d. 1969).
March 15 - Jim Lightbody
, American middle-distance runner.
March 21 - Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson
, actor (d. 1971).
March 23 - Emmy Noether
, mathematician (d. 1935).
April 17 - Artur Schnabel
, pianist (d. 1951).
April 18 - Isabel J. Cox
, future First Lady of Canada (d. 1985).
April 22 - Willemina van den Houten
May 6 - Crown Prince Wilhelm
of Germany, heir of Kaiser Wilhelm II (d. 1951).
May 9 - Henry J. Kaiser
, industrialist (d. 1967).
May 9 - George Barker
, United States painter (d. 1965).
May 13 - Georges Braque
, painter (d. 1963).
May 16 - Anne McCormick
, journalist, Pulitzer Prize winner (d. 1954).
May 19 - Mohammed Mossadegh
, Iranian prime minister (d. 1967).
May 20 - Sigrid Undset
, Norwegian author (d. 1949).
June 3 - Gerbrand van den Houten
June 9 - Bobby Kerr
, Canadian sprinter.
June 14 - Wilhelmina Catshoek
June 16 - Pietje Cornelia IJsselstein
June 17 - Igor Stravinsky
, composer (d. 1971).
July 17 - Jacoba den Engelsman
July 21 - Cornelis van den Houten
July 31 - Adriana van den Houten
August 14 - Gisela Richter
, art historian (d. 1972).
August 25 - Sean T. O'Kelly
, second President of Ireland (d. 1966).
September 17 - Hendrik Jacobus van den Houten
October 2 - Adriaantje de Bergh
October 4 - Adriana Robijn
October 5 - Robert Goddard
, rocket scientist (d. 1945).
October 6 - Karol Szymanowski
, composer (d. 1937).
October 11 - Neeltje van den Houten
October 14 - Eamon de Valera
, Taoiseach and third President of Ireland (d. 1975).
October 19 - Nicolaas Dorreman
October 23 - Johanna Gabriëlina Kodde
November 8 - Jan van den Houten
November 11 - King Gustav VI Adolf
of Sweden (d. 1973).
December 6 - Krina van den Houten
December 9 - Joaquín Turina
, composer (d. 1949).
December 16 - Zoltán Kodály
, composer (d. 1967).Stillborn
February 15 - Stillborn van den Houten
January 12 - Cornelia Kostense
January 17 - Adriaan Leendert de Vin
February 2 - Berendina Johanna van den Houten
February 10 - Hubertina Maria van den Houten
February 11 - Gustav Schmidt
February 13 - Teunis Willem van den Houten
March 1 - Jacobus Jacob Barbier
March 24 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
April 3 - Jesse James
April 10 - Dante Gabriel Rossetti
, poet, painter.
April 19 - Charles Darwin
, British naturalist.
June 3 - Aart Verschoor
July 16 - Mary Todd Lincoln
, former First Lady of the United States.
September 14 - Aaron Jacob Troost
September 28 - Adriaan van den Houten
December 23 - Sara van den Houten
.Charles A. Alexander
, Victorian architect.To my Homepage