September 1876 in history

September 1876 events chronologically

Sep 7 In Northfield, Minnesota, Jesse James and the James–Younger Gang attempt to rob the town's bank but are driven off by armed citizens

Top 7 most famous people born in September 1876

Sep 5 Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb a German field marshal of the Second World War, during which his younger brother, Emil Leeb, rose to the rank of General der Artillerie. In 1940, after the Fall of France, Leeb was promoted to field marshal during the 1940 Field Marshal Ceremony
Sep 6 John James Rickard Macleod a Scottish biochemist and physiologist. He devoted his career to diverse topics in physiology and biochemistry, but was chiefly interested in carbohydrate metabolism. He is noted for his role in the discovery and isolation of insulin during his tenure as a lecturer at the University of Toronto, for which he and Frederick Banting received the 1923 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine. Awarding the prize to Macleod was controversial at the time, because according to Banting's version of events, Macleod's role in the discovery was negligible. It was not until decades after the events that an independent review acknowledged a far greater role than was attributed to him at first
Sep 9 Frank Chance an American professional baseball player. A first baseman, Chance played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees from 1898 through 1914. He also served as manager of the Cubs, Yankees, and Boston Red Sox
Sep 13 Sherwood Anderson an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Self-educated, he rose to become a successful copywriter and business owner in Cleveland and Elyria, Ohio. In 1912, Anderson had a nervous breakdown that led him to abandon his business and family to become a writer
Sep 15 Bruno Walter a German-born conductor, pianist, and composer. Born in Berlin, he left Germany in 1933 to escape the Third Reich, settling finally in the United States in 1939. He worked closely with Gustav Mahler, whose music he helped establish in the repertory, held major positions with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Concertgebouw Orchestra, Salzburg Festival, Vienna State Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Staatsoper Unter den Linden and Deutsche Oper Berlin, among others, made recordings of historical and artistic significance, and is widely considered one of the great conductors of the 20th century
Sep 18 James Scullin an Australian Labor Party politician and the ninth Prime Minister of Australia. Scullin led Labor to government at the 1929 election. The Wall Street Crash of 1929 transpired just two days after his swearing in, which would herald the beginning of the Great Depression in Australia. Already in a weak political position, the economic crisis would prove overwhelming for Scullin, with interpersonal and policy disagreements causing a three-way split of his party that would bring down the government in late 1931. Despite his chaotic term of office, Scullin remained a leading figure in the Labor movement throughout his lifetime, and served as an éminence grise in various capacities for the party until his retirement in 1949
Sep 22 André Tardieu three times Prime Minister of France and a dominant figure of French political life in 1929–1932.

Top 7 most famous people died in September 1876

Sep 1 Theodore Nicolas Gobley born in Paris on May 11, 1811, and died in Bagneres-de-Luchon on September 1, 1876.
Sep 5 Manuel Blanco Encalada a Vice-Admiral in the Chilean Navy, a political figure, and Chile's first President.
Sep 12 Henry A. Wise an American lawyer and politician from Virginia. He was a U.S. Representative and Governor of Virginia, and US Minster to Brazil. During the American Civil War, he was a general in the Confederate States Army. He was the father of U.S. Representatives Richard Alsop Wise and John Sergeant Wise
Sep 12 Count Anton Alexander von Auersperg an Austrian poet and liberal politician from Carniola.
Sep 25 Ernst von Bandel a German architect, sculptor and painter.
Sep 25 Adolf Glassbrenner a German humorist and satirist, born in Berlin.
Sep 27 Braxton Bragg a career United States Army officer, and then a general in the Confederate States Army—a principal commander in the Western Theater of the American Civil War and later the military adviser to the Confederate President Jefferson Davis.