Explorer John Rae, born September 30, 1813.
Actress Virginia Bruce, born September 29, 1910.
László József Bíró, inventor of the modern ballpoint pen, was born September 29, 1899 in Budapest.
Originally a botanist, Joseph Banks Rhine was born September 29, 1895. Especially interested in ESP, he founded the Paraphyscological Association and the parapsychology department at Duke University
Tonight is the Harvest Moon, the full moon closest to the autumn equinox.
Poet T.S. Eliot, born September 26, 1888.
Photograph from the Imperial War Museum, depicting the collapsed roof of Valentin U-boat pen hit by Grand Slam bomb. Inventor of said “bouncing bomb” Barnes Wallis was born September 26, 1887.
Boys Working in an Arcade Bowling Alley, Trenton, NJ
December 20, 1909
Photographer Lewis Hine was born September 26, 1874.
Named for the Roman god of the sea, the planet Neptune was discovered September 23, 1846.
Artist Louise Nevelson, born September 23, 1899.
Silent film actress Claire Lotto, born September 23, 1893.