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Notable Birthdays - 1896

1896Wallis Simpson [Duchess of Windsor], Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, American divorcee and wife of Edward VIII (abdicated)

1896Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Sicily, NYC Mafia gangster, (d. 1962)

1896F Scott Fitzgerald, St Paul Minn, author (Great Gatsby), (d. 1940)

1896James Doolittle, Alameda California, USAF General (Raid on Tokyo 1942)

1896 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
Maurice Jacobson, composer 
Jan 1
Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon) 
Jan 1
Yitzhak Edel, composer 
Jan 1
Nathaniel Lief, Start Cheering 
Jan 1
Samson Noble, Swiss Miss 
Jan 1
George Elder, Ninotchka 
Jan 1
Vladimir Braun, Malva 
Jan 1
Hans von Morhart, Spy Smasher 
Jan 1
Man-Ching Kwan, Gong di 
Jan 1
Thomas T. Moulton, Gone with the Wind 
Jan 1
Frances White, Milk 
Jan 1
Iván Petrovich, Elevator to the Gallows 
Jan 1
Teinosuke Kinugasa, Gate of Hell 
Jan 2
Dziga Vertiv, [Denis A Kaufman], Russian director (Sjagai, Soviet!) 
Jan 2
Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer 
Jan 2
Sir Lawrence Wackett, Australian aircraft engineer (d. 1982) 
Jan 4
Everett Dirksen, American politician (Sen-R-Ill) (d. 1969) 
Jan 5
Hendrik Algra, Dutch MP (ARP) 
Jan 6
Abram N Pritzker, US businessman (Hyatt Hotels, McCall's magazine) 
Jan 6
Freerk Siemon Wolters, notary/resistance fighter 
Jan 7
Arnold Ridley, Bath England, actor/dramatist (The Ghost Train) 
Jan 7
Arnold Ridley, Dad's Army 
Jan 7
Marjorie Crossland, The Captive City 
Jan 7
Ilo Mosashvili, Is kidev dabrundeba 
Jan 7
Jack Young, The Last of the Mohicans 
Jan 8
Jaromir Weinberger, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Bird's Opera) 
Jan 8
Manuel Rojas Sepulveda, Chile, writer (Men of the South) 
Jan 8
Arthur Ford, American psychic (d. 1971) 
Jan 9
Warwick Braithwaite, New Zealand-born British conductor (d. 1971) 
Jan 11
Eva Le Gallienne, London England, actress/director (Resurrection) 
Jan 11
Paddy Driscoll, NFL QB/coach (Chic Cardinals, Bears) 
Jan 12
Rex Ingram, Ireland, actor/director (Elmer Gantry, God's Little Acre) 
Jan 12
David Wechsler, American psychologist (d.1981) 
Jan 14
John dos Passos, novelist (1919, Big Money, 42nd Parallel) 
Jan 15
Jacobo Ficher, composer 
Jan 16
Ruth Rose, American screenwriter (d. 1978) 
Jan 17
Harry Reser, Ohio, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show) 
Jan 18
Hans H Holm, Norwegian poet (Jonsoknatt) 
Jan 18
C. M. Eddy, Jr., American writer (d. 1967) 
Jan 20
Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik) 
Jan 20
George Burns, [Nathan Birnbaum], NYC, actor/comedian (Oh God) 
Jan 20
Rolfe Sedan, NYC, actor (Mailman-George Burns Show) 
Jan 20
Isabel Withers, American actress (d. 1968) 
Jan 23
Charlotte A E M W, grand duchess of Luxembourg (1919-64) 
Jan 25
John Moores, British gambling magnate/multi-millionaire 
Jan 29
Teddy Hoad, cricketer (pioneering West Indian Test batsman) 
Jan 31
Sofya Yanovskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 1966) 
Feb 1
Anastasio "Tacho" Somoza, general/pres of Nicaragua (1937-56) 
Feb 2
Jane Wilde, writer 
Feb 2
Kazimierz Kuratowski, Polish mathematician and logician (d. 1980) 
Feb 3
Johannes Urzidil, writer 
Feb 4
Friedrich Glauser, writer 
Feb 4
Friedrich Hund, German physicist (d. 1997) 
Feb 7
Harold Hoffman, South Amboy NJ, (Gov-NJ) 
Feb 7
Jacob Paludan, Danish pharmacist/writer (Jorgen Stein) 
Feb 8
Orville Caldwell, Ca, actor (Patsy, French Doll, Last Warning) 
Feb 10
Olin Howlin, Denver Colorado, actor (Swifty-Circus Boy) 
Feb 14
Arthur Milne [Edward Arthur Milne], Hull Yorkshire, English Astrophysicist (kinematic relativity) 
Feb 15
Arthur Shields, Dublin Ireland, actor (River, Enchanted Island) 
Feb 16
Alexander Brailowsky, Russia, pianist (Chopin) 
Feb 18
Andre Breton, French writer (d. 1966) 
Feb 19
André Breton, French poet (d. 1966) 
Feb 20
Henri de Lubac sj, French theologist/anti-fascist 
Feb 21
Sylvain Poons, Dutch cabaret performer (Blue Jackets) 
Feb 22
Edvin Wide, Sweden, 10K runner (Olympic-silver-1924) 
Feb 22
Enid Markey, Dillon Colo, actress (Aunt Violet-Bringing Up Buddy) 
Feb 22
Nacio Herb Brown, US composer 
Feb 22
Paul Van Ostaijen, Flemish poet/writer/critic (Occupied City) 
Feb 25
John Little McClellan, Sheridan Arkansas, American lawyer and politician (Sen-D-Ark) 
Feb 26
Andrei A Zjdanov, Russian politician (against kosmopolitism) 
Feb 26
Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor/composer 
Feb 28
Philip Showalter Hench, Pittsburgh, physician (cortisone-Nobel) 
Feb 29
Omer C F L Tulippe, Belgian geographer 
Feb 29
Ranchhodji Morarji Desai, premier of India (1977-79) 
Feb 29
Stanley Swash, CEO (Woolworths) 
Feb 29
William W Wellman, Brookline Mass, director (Star is Born) 
Feb 29
Wladimir Rudolfovich Vogel, composer 
Feb 29
William A. Wellman, A Star Is Born 
Feb 29
Morarji Desai, Congress Session in Bombay 
Feb 29
Archie Ricks, The Rip Snorter 
Mar 1
Dimitri Mitropoulos, Athens Greece, conductor/composer 
Mar 1
Moriz Seeler, German writer and producer (d. 1942) 
Mar 2
Jan Van Ees, Op hoop van zegen 
Mar 2
A. Earl Hedrick, The Lost Weekend 
Mar 2
Grant Code, From These Roots 
Mar 7
Erwin Bodky, composer 
Mar 8
Charlotte Whitton, Canadian politician (d. 1975) 
Mar 10
Harry Krimer, actor (Napoleon) 
Mar 10
Nancy Cunard, writer 
Mar 12
Jesse "Lone Cat" Fuller, San Francisco Blues Great 
Mar 13
Dorothy Aldis, writer 
Mar 16
Conrad Nagel, Keokuk Iowa, actor (Celebrity Time) 
Mar 20
Hal Walker, Ottumwa Ia, director (I Married Joan) 
Mar 22
Joseph Schildkraut, Vienna Austria, actor (Joseph Schildkraut Presents, Diary of Anne Frank)) 
Mar 22
Giulia D De Albertis, writer 
Mar 22
He Long, Chinese marshal (d. 1969) 
Mar 24
Gianna Manzini, writer 
Mar 26
Richard Flury, composer 
Mar 26
Rudolf Dassler, Founder of PUMA AG (d. 1974) 
Apr 2
Hans Schumm, Spy Smasher 
Apr 3
Douwe Kalma, Dutch literary/leader (Young Frisian Movement) 
Apr 4
Robert Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Idiot's Delight) 
Apr 4
Tristan Tzara, [Samuel Rosenfeld] French poet (Approximate Man) 
Apr 6
Juan Tomas Perez, composer 
Apr 7
Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25) 
Apr 8
Karl Hermann Pillney, composer 
Apr 8
Yip Harburg, American lyricist (d. 1981) 
Apr 10
Edith Day, Minneapolis MN 
Apr 11
Léo-Paul Desrosiers, Quebec novelist (d. 1967) 
Apr 15
Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov, Russian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1986) 
Apr 17
Senor Wences, ventriloquist (his hand acts as a puppet) 
Apr 18
C Eugene Wegmann, Swiss geologist (Le Jura plisse) 
Apr 20
Senor Wences, ventriloquist (Close the Door) 
Apr 20
Wop May, Canadian aviator (d. 1952) 
Apr 21
Henry M de Montherlant, French novelist and stage author (La Reine Morte) 
Apr 23
Margaret Kennedy, novelist 
Apr 25
Fritz Schulz, 'S Wiesenhendl 
Apr 25
Joe Schuster, The Geisha Boy 
Apr 25
Fred Haney, Episode #10.36 
Apr 25
Hiroshi Masakuni, Nichiyôbi 
Apr 26
Ernst Udet, WWI pilot and film actor, Luftwaffe officer (d. 1941) 
Apr 27
Rogers Hornsby, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards) 
Apr 27
Wallace Hume Carothers, inventor (nylon) 
Apr 29
Jacques Leon Wolfe, composer 
Apr 29
Walter Mehring, writer 
Apr 30
Gary Davis, Laurens SC, blues/folk guitarist (A Little More Faith) 
Apr 30
Hans List, Austrian inventor (d. 1996) 
May 1
Herbert Backe, German Nazi politician (d. 1947) 
May 1
Mark Wayne Clark, American general (d. 1984) 
May 1
J. Lawton Collins, American general (d. 1987) 
May 2
Helen of Greece and Denmark, queen of Romania (d. 1982) 
May 3
Dodie Smith, English novelist and playwright (d. 1990) 
May 3
Karl Allmenroder, German World War I Ace (d. 1917) 
May 7
Pavel Sergeevich Aleksandrov, Moscow, Russian mathematician (topology) 
May 11
Josip Slavenski, composer 
May 11
Philippo de Pisis, Italian painter 
May 13
Charles F Pahud de Mortanges, Dutch equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928, 32) 
May 17
Brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer 
May 17
Hannah Tillich, writer 
May 18
Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England 
May 19
Michael Balcon, Birmingham England, producer/father of Jill Balcon 
May 19
Michael Balcon, Kind Hearts and Coronets 
May 19
Fred J. Rode, Broken Arrow 
May 21
Kathryn Johnson, South Pacific 
May 21
John Verney, The Battle for The Battle of Britain 
May 21
Paul Russell, That Certain Woman 
May 22
Magda Lane, Fighting Pals 
May 22
Clarence Sinclair Bull, The Wizard of Oz 
May 23
Felix Martin Julius Steiner, German Heer and Waffen-SS officer (d. 1966) 
May 25
Jan N Bakhuizen van den Brink, theologist/church historian 
May 25
Freeman Lang, Out of Singapore 
May 25
Armas Hirvonen, Anna Liisa 
May 28
Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer 
May 28
Warren Giles, baseball's National League president 
May 29
George L Funke, botanist (Flower Physiology) 
May 29
Lillian Powell, Millionaire Father Gilhooley 
May 29
Mimi Aylmer, Two Happy Hearts 
May 30
Howard Hawks, Goshen Ind, director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface) 
Jun 6
Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya (La marcia su Rome) 
Jun 6
Robert Sheriff, playwright (Journey's End) 
Jun 6
Henry Allingham, English first world war veteran 
Jun 7
Robert Mulliken, US, chemist/physicist (Nobel 1966) 
Jun 7
Vivien Kellems, TV hostess (Power of Women) 
Jun 7
Imre Nagy, Hungarian politician (d. 1958) 
Jun 7
Douglas Campbell, American World War I flying ace (d. 1990) 
Jun 7
Hope Summers, Rosemary's Baby 
Jun 7
Kate Davenport, Sentimental Tommy 
Jun 7
Aníbal Vela, Los ojos dejan huellas 
Jun 7
Imre Nagy,  
Jun 7
Isobel Wilford, Fair Fighting 
Jun 8
Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross) 
Jun 9
Aura Abranches, Lisbon Portugal, actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio) 
Jun 9
Catherine Filene Shouse, philanthropist (Wolf Trap Institute) 
Jun 11
Vernon Drake, Dad's Army 
Jun 16
Jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer (Peugeot) 
Jun 16
William Fitzgerald Jenkins, author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants) 
Jun 16
Murray Leinster, American author (d. 1976) 
Jun 18
Blanche Sweet, Chicago, actress (Home Sweet Home, Avenging Conscience) 
Jun 18
Cota Ramaswami, cricketer (Davis Cup for India 1922, Test 1936) 
Jun 18
Philip Barry, US, dramatist (Philadelphia Story) 
Jun 19
Wallis Simpson [Duchess of Windsor], Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, American divorcee and wife of Edward VIII (abdicated) 
Jun 19
Walter Lang, composer 
Jun 21
Charles B. Momsen, American inventor (d. 1967) 
Jun 22
Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) 
Jun 27
Franciscus J Feron, vicaris-general of Roermond 
Jun 29
Irene Browne, England, actress (All at Sea, Peg O' My Heart) 
Jun 29
Irene Browne, The Red Shoes 
Jun 29
Mathieu Ahlersmeyer, Die Reise auf den Mond 
Jun 30
Wilfred Pelletier, Montreal Canada, conductor (Voice of Firestone) 
Jul 1
Pavel G Antokolski, Russian poet/director (Syn) [NS] 
Jul 2
Lydia Mei, Estonian artist (d. 1965) 
Jul 2
Hubert Masarík, Munich or Peace in Our Time 
Jul 2
Van Boolen, Decameron Nights 
Jul 2
Quirino Cristiani, El apóstol 
Jul 3
Doris Lloyd, actress (Bachelor Father, Charley's Aunt, Sarah & Son) 
Jul 3
Doris Lloyd, The Sound of Music 
Jul 3
Igo Sym, Kasernenzauber 
Jul 3
Oscar Wright, The Great Dictator 
Jul 3
Hal Neiman, The Footloose Heiress 
Jul 4
Adolf Hallis, composer 
Jul 4
Mao Dun, Chinese writer (d. 1981) 
Jul 5
Jack Specht, The Girl in Room 20 
Jul 5
Jean Mihail, România 
Jul 5
Dave Morris, Decorating for Profit! 
Jul 5
Serge Walter, The Desert Song 
Jul 6
Thomas W McKnew, president (National Geographic Society) 
Jul 10
Thérèse Casgrain, French Canadian politician and senator (d. 1981) 
Jul 13
Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter (d. 1992) 
Jul 14
Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish anarchist (d. 1936) 
Jul 16
Mauritius R J Dekker [Boris Robazki], Dutch writer (Merkteken) 
Jul 16
Trygve Halvdan Lie, Norway, 1st UN secretary general (1946-52) 
Jul 16
Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German eugenicist and Nazi physician (d. 1969) 
Jul 19
A. J. Cronin, Scottish writer (Citadel, Shining Victory) (d. 1981) 
Jul 24
Hermann Kasack, German writer (Die Stadt hinter dem Strom) 
Jul 24
Hermann Kasack, Der Untergang des goldenen Webstuhls 
Jul 25
Richard N Gale, English general/airborne commander (Normandy) 
Jul 25
Jack Perrin, American actor (d. 1967) 
Jul 26
Charles Butterworth, US, lawyer/actor (Mad Genius) 
Jul 26
Evelyn Preer, US actress (Homesteader, Spider's Webs) 
Jul 26
Henry Birkin, British racing driver (d. 1933) 
Jul 27
Henri Longchambon, French politician (d. 1969) 
Jul 28
Barbara La Marr, American actress (d. 1926) 
Jul 28
Barbara La Marr, The White Moth 
Jul 28
Gonda Durand, His Wife's Friend 
Jul 28
Lazar Wechsler, The Search 
Jul 28
Mel Pedesky, Swiss Miss 
Jul 30
Johanna Hofer, Possession 
Aug 1
Samuel Greiner, Their Anniversary 
Aug 1
William Scott, Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley 
Aug 1
Erle C. Kenton, Island of Lost Souls 
Aug 2
Lorenzo Herrera, Venezuelan singer and composer (d. 1960) 
Aug 6
Cyril Mockridge, composer 
Aug 8
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Wash DC, writer (Yearling) 
Aug 9
Jean Piaget, Switz, pioneer developmental psychologist/zoologist 
Aug 9
Leonide Massine, choreographer (Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1914-20) 
Aug 9
Erich Hückel, German physicist (d. 1980) 
Aug 13
Leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor 
Aug 15
Catherine Doherty, Russian-born Canadian activist (d. 1985) 
Aug 16
(or the 17th) Tina Modotti, Udine Italy, Italian artist and activist 
Aug 17
Henry P de Vries, Dutch painter/poet (Laws of the Americas) 
Aug 17
Leslie Groves, American military engineer (d. 1970) 
Aug 18
Alan Mowbray, London England, actor (Dante, Colonel Flack) 
Aug 18
Jack Pickford, Canadian-born actor (d. 1933) 
Aug 19
Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer 
Aug 19
John Harlow, While I Live 
Aug 21
Blossom Rock, actress, (Grandmamma-Addams Family) 
Aug 21
Raymond Herreman, Flemish writer (Rose of Jericho) 
Aug 21
Roark Bradford, writer/humorist (Ol' Man Adan an' His Chillun) 
Aug 22
Laurence McKinley Gould, Lacota Michigan, American Geologist and Polar Explorer who was chief scientist and second-in-command on the first expedition to the interior of Antarctica in 1929 
Aug 24
Phil Baker, Phila, comedian (Who's Whose) 
Aug 25
Dick Ryan, CT, actor (For Heaven's Sake, Born to be Bad) 
Aug 25
Dick Ryan, Wild Is the Wind 
Aug 25
Folke Walder, Pig Hunt 
Aug 25
Ludwik Jablonski, Czerwone i zlote 
Aug 26
Richard Hammond, composer 
Aug 26
Ivan Mihailov, Bulgarian revolutionary (d. 1990) 
Aug 27
Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor [o.s. 15-08] 
Aug 27
Faina Ranevskaya, Russian actress (d. 1984) 
Aug 30
Raymond Massey, Toronto Canada, actor (Dr Gillespie-Dr Kildare) 
Aug 30
Raymond Massey, Arsenic and Old Lace 
Aug 30
Zacharias Yaconelli, The Doctor and the Countess 
Aug 30
Willy Reichert, Der Vogel läßt das Singen nicht 
Aug 30
Trilby Clark, Maria Marten 
Aug 31
Félix-Antoine Savard, French-Canadian priest and novelist (d. 1982) 
Sep 1
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Indian theologian (d. 1977) 
Sep 4
Agnes Ayres, [Hinkle], US, actress (Sheik, Souls at Sea) 
Sep 4
Antonin Artaud, Marseilles France, songwriter/dir (Theatre Seraphin) 
Sep 6
Frutuoso de Lima Viana, composer 
Sep 6
Mario Praz, Italian literary critic and scholar (La carne, la morte, e il diavolo) 
Sep 6
Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, composer 
Sep 8
Howard Dietz, American lyricist and librettist (d. 1983) 
Sep 9
Fritz Reuter, composer 
Sep 10
Ye Ting, Chinese military leader (d. 1946) 
Sep 10
Adele Astaire, American dancer and entertainer (d. 1981) 
Sep 10
Robert Taschereau, Canadian judge and politician (d. 1970) 
Sep 12
Giuseppe Zoppi, Swiss writer (Il Libro Dell'Alpe) 
Sep 13
Morris Kirksey, US, 4 X 100m (Olympic-gold-1920) 
Sep 15
Tadeusz Szeligowski, composer 
Sep 16
Andre Cheron, French chess/bridge theorist 
Sep 17
Denise Grey, [Edouardine Verthuy], Turin Italy, actress (Julietta) 
Sep 20
Fjodor I Panfjorov, Russian author (Volga) [NS=Oct 2] 
Sep 22
Henry Segrave, British racing driver (d. 1930) 
Sep 24
F Scott Fitzgerald, St Paul Minn, author (Great Gatsby), (d. 1940) 
Sep 25
Elsa Triolet, writer 
Sep 25
Roberto Gerhard, composer 
Sep 25
Sandro Pertini, president Italy 
Sep 27
George Bender, Cleveland, (Rep/Sen-R-Oh) 
Sep 27
Sam Ervin, (Sen-D-NC), Watergate committee chairman (d. 1985) 
Oct 1
Ted Healy, American actor and comedian (d. 1937) 
Oct 2
Fjodor I Panfjorov, Russian author (Volga) [OS=Sep 20] 
Oct 2
Fritz Eberhard, [Hellmut Rauschenplat], W-German lawyer/resistor (Law) 
Oct 2
Liaqat Ali Khan, Pakistan's first Prime Minister (d. 1951) 
Oct 3
Gerardo Diego, Spanish poet (d. 1987) 
Oct 6
Otto Siegl, composer 
Oct 7
Cyril Allcott, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in their early Tests) 
Oct 7
Elijah Muhammad, US, leader of Nation of Islam 
Oct 8
Julien Duvivier, French film director (d. 1967) 
Oct 11
Roman Jakobson, linguist/Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language) 
Oct 12
Eugenio Montale, Italy, poet/translator (Xenia-Nobel 1975) 
Oct 13
Jack Shilkret, Paris on Parade 
Oct 13
Mike Gazella, Alibi Ike 
Oct 15
Melville Cooper, Birmingham England, TV panelist (I Got a Secret) 
Oct 16
Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter 
Oct 19
Bob O'Farrell, American baseball player (d. 1988) 
Oct 20
Nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY) 
Oct 22
Charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C) 
Oct 23
André Lévêque, French engineer (d. 1930) 
Oct 24
Jack Warner, [Waters], London England, actor (Christmas Carol) 
Oct 27
Edith Haisman, Titanic survivor 
Oct 28
Howard Hanson, Wahoo Nebraska, composer/conductor (Nordic) 
Oct 30
Anatoly Grigor'yevich Novikov, composer 
Oct 30
Ruth Gordon, Mass, actress (Rosemary's Baby, Harold & Maude) 
Oct 30
Kostas Karyotakis, Greek poet (d. 1928) 
Oct 31
Ethel Waters, Chester Pa, actress (Beulah)/singer (Stormy Weather) 
Nov 1
Edmund Blunden, English poet/critic (Undertones of War) 
Nov 3
Gustaf Tenggren, Swedish illustrator (d. 1970) 
Nov 4
Carlos P. Garcia, 8th President of the Philippines (d. 1971) 
Nov 6
Jim Jordan, Peoria IL, radio comedian (Fibber McGee) 
Nov 7
Herbert R O'Connor, Balt Md, (Sen-Md)/TV narrator (Crime Syndicate) 
Nov 7
Esdras Minville, Quebec writer, economist and sociologist (d. 1975) 
Nov 8
Bucky Harris, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees) 
Nov 10
Jimmie Dykes, American baseball player and manager (d. 1976) 
Nov 12
Salim Ali, Indian ornithologist (d. 1987) 
Nov 13
Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60) 
Nov 14
Mamie G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61) 
Nov 16
Lawrence Tibbett, Bakersfield California, baritone (Metropolitan 1923-50) 
Nov 16
Oswald Mosley, baron/British nazi 
Nov 16
Joan Lindsay, Australian author (d. 1984) 
Nov 17
Lev Vygotsky, Russian psychologist (d. 1934) 
Nov 19
Georgy Zhukov, Russian general (d. 1974) 
Nov 20
Mykhaylo Verikivsky, composer 
Nov 20
Yevgenia Ginzburg, Russian writer (d. 1977) 
Nov 21
David Flaherty, Elephant Boy 
Nov 21
Marvin Loback, The Big Shot 
Nov 21
Maurice De Packh, House of Wax 
Nov 22
Mario La Broca, composer 
Nov 22
Nikolai S Tichonov, Russian writer (against Pasternak) [OS] 
Nov 23
Joris Vriamont, Flemish author/music publisher 
Nov 23
Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1946-53) 
Nov 23
Ruth Etting, US dancer/singer/actress (Roman scandals) 
Nov 24
Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Sicily, NYC Mafia gangster, (d. 1962) 
Nov 25
Virgil Thomson, KC Mo, composer/music critic (4 Saints in 3 Acts) 
Nov 27
Giovanni B Angioletti, Italian author (Il giorno del giudizio) 
Nov 28
Lilia Skala, Vienna, actress (House of Games, Flashdance, Charly) 
Nov 28
Dawn Powell, American writer (d. 1965) 
Nov 29
Philip L Carret, Lynn Mass, CEO (Pioneer Fund) 
Nov 29
Rod(erique) La Rocque (La Tour), western actor (Beau Bandit) 
Nov 29
Yakima Canutt, American actor and stuntman (d. 1986) 
Dec 1
Petko Staynov, composer 
Dec 2
Georgi K Zjukov, marshal of Moskow/Stalingrad [NS-Dec 11] 
Dec 3
Boleslaw Szabelski, composer 
Dec 3
John Urzidil, Austria/US writer (Die erbeuteten Frauen) 
Dec 4
Nikolai S Tichonov, Russian writer (against Pasternak) [NS] 
Dec 5
(Lady Huxley) Juliette Baillot, author 
Dec 5
Willem F M Lampe, Dutch ambassador of the Dutch Antilles 
Dec 6
Arnold Foster, composer 
Dec 6
George Trafton, NFL center (Chicago Bears) 
Dec 6
Ira Gershwin, lyricist ('S Wonderful, I Got Rhythm) 
Dec 7
Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer 
Dec 7
István Szegedi Szabó, Valamit visz a víz 
Dec 7
Vasiliy Orlov, Gibel sensatsii 
Dec 7
Maria Kierzkowa, Zimowy zmierzch 
Dec 11
Georgi K Zjukov, Russian minister of Defense (WW II) [OS-Dec 2] 
Dec 12
Eslanda Goode, US anthropology/author under Paul Robeson 
Dec 14
James Doolittle, Alameda California, USAF General (Raid on Tokyo 1942) 
Dec 15
Carl Ferdinand Cori, US bio-chemist 
Dec 15
George B Cressey, US geographer (Asia's Lands & Peoples) 
Dec 15
Margaret Bannerman, Toronto Ontario, actress (Elopement) 
Dec 15
Paul R Citroen, Dutch sculptor 
Dec 15
Betty Smith, American author (d. 1972) 
Dec 19
John Seldon Whale, theologian 
Dec 21
Carl Romme, Dutch catholic foreman/KVP-min Socialist Business 
Dec 21
Constantine Rokossovski, Russian marshal/vice-premier of Poland 
Dec 21
Leroy Robertson, composer 
Dec 22
Nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, St Petersburg Russia, poet 
Dec 23
Alberto Hemsi, composer 
Dec 23
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Sicilian writer (Der Leopard) 
Dec 25
Ludmilla Pitoëff, La danseuse rouge 
Dec 25
Louis Stevens, The Cimarron Kid 
Dec 25
Branko Djurdjevic, Prvi gradjanin male varosi 
Dec 25
Walter F. Fichelscher, Das Ekel 
Dec 25
Tryggve Jerneman, Only a Mother 
Dec 25
Milton Herbert Gropper, No Man of Her Own 
Dec 27
Arch Ward, sportswriter (proposed baseball's all-star game) 
Dec 27
Carl Zuckmayer, German/Swiss/US playwright 
Dec 27
Ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security Board) 
Dec 27
Louis Bromfield, Mansfield Ohio, writer (Early Autumn, Pulitzer-1926) 
Dec 28
Roger Huntington Sessions, Brooklyn NY, composer (Black Masks) 
Dec 29
David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexico, painter/muralist (Lib of Chile) 
Dec 30
Tom Keene, Rochester NY, actor (Our Daily Bread) 
Dec 31
Ronald Adam, Herefordshire England, actor (Phantom Shot) 
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