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Notable Birthdays - 1898

1898Karl Ziegler, Helsa, German Empire, chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (polymers), (d. 1973)

1898C. S. Lewis [Clive Staples], Belfast, sci-fi author (Silver Chair), (d. 1963)

1898Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People's Republic of China (d. 1976)

1898[Earl] Curly Lambeau, Green Bay Wisconsin, NFL coach (GB Packers)

1898Howard Florey, Adelaide Aust, pathologist/phamacologist; purified penicillin (Nobel '45), (d. 1968)

1898Jack Haley [John Joseph], Boston, Massachusetts, American actor (The Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue)

1898 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
George van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race) 
Jan 1
Viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis) 
Jan 1
Gerhard T. Buchholz, Many Passed By 
Jan 1
Carl Wester, The Hurricane Express 
Jan 1
Mike Siebert, Sold for Marriage 
Jan 1
Rosemary Cooper, The Return of Boston Blackie 
Jan 3
Johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920) 
Jan 3
ZaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames) 
Jan 4
Roger Vuataz, composer 
Jan 6
Jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor (De Standaard 1929-39) 
Jan 6
Charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971) 
Jan 7
Art Baker, NYC, TV host (You Asked For It) 
Jan 7
Geronimo Baqueiro Foster, composer 
Jan 7
Al Bowlly, British jazz singer (d. 1941) 
Jan 7
Art Baker, Spellbound 
Jan 9
Gracie Fields, [Stansfield], England, music hall/vaudeville performer 
Jan 9
Vilma Banky, Budapest Hungary, silent screen actress (Eagle, Rebel) 
Jan 9
Wally Baker, American supercentenarian 
Jan 10
Sergei M Eisenstein, Russian director (Alexandr Nevski) [OS] 
Jan 11
Hans Rudolf Krik, Danish writer/critic (Fiskerne, Slaven) 
Jan 12
Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer 
Jan 13
Pedro DE Teixeira de Mattos, Dutch diplomat 
Jan 13
Kai Munk, Danish playwright and Lutheran pastor, martyr (d. 1944) 
Jan 13
Carlo Tagliabue, Italian baritone (d. 1978) 
Jan 14
Helen Flint, Chicago, actress (Sea Devils, Married Before Breakfast) 
Jan 16
Margaret Booth, American film editor (d. 2002) 
Jan 16
Irving Rapper, UK-US film director (d. 1999) 
Jan 20
Colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein) 
Jan 20
U Razak, Burmese politician (d. 1947) 
Jan 21
Avery Claflin, composer 
Jan 21
John George, Syria, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu) 
Jan 22
Alexander Abramsky, composer 
Jan 22
Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch writer (Arid Earth) 
Jan 22
Gustaf Paulson, composer 
Jan 22
Hans van Werveke, Flemish historian (Diocese Terwaan) 
Jan 22
Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss) 
Jan 23
Randolph Scott, actor (Last of the Mohicans, Western Union) 
Jan 23
Sergei Eisenstein, Russia, director (Battleship Potemkin) [NS] 
Jan 23
Freda Utley, British scholar and author (d. 1978) 
Jan 24
Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (d. 1939) 
Jan 25
Joachim Wach, German/US philosopher/sociologist (Understanding) 
Jan 28
Vittorio Rieti, composer 
Jan 28
Wies Moens, Flemish writer/nazi 
Jan 29
Fernand Quinet, Belgian cellist/composer/conductor (La Guerre) 
Jan 29
Karl Bjarnhof, Danish blind journalist/writer (History of Sascha) 
Feb 2
Josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Theatre De la Mar) 
Feb 3
Alvar Aalto, Finland, architect (Finlandia House) 
Feb 3
Paul Urysohn, Russian mathematician 
Feb 7
Dock Boggs, American musician (d. 1971) 
Feb 10
Bertolt Brecht, Germany, playwright (Mother Courage)/composer 
Feb 10
Joseph Kessel, French journalist/writer (Army of the Shadows) 
Feb 10
Judith Anderson, Adelaide Aust, actress (Laura, Rebecca, Tycoon) 
Feb 10
Robert Keith, Fowler IN, actor (Battle Circus, Branded, Wild One) 
Feb 11
Leo Szilard, Hungary, physicist/A-bomb worker/peace activist 
Feb 12
Wallace Ford, [Samuel Jones Grundy], Batton England, actor (Deputy) 
Feb 12
[Le]Roy Harris, Oklahoma, composer (When Johnny Comes Marching Home) 
Feb 13
Neville Pearson, English publisher 
Feb 14
Fritz Zwicky, Swiss astronomer (supernova, dark matter) 
Feb 15
Toto, (Antonio de Curtis), Naples Italy, actor (Motorizzate, Noi Duri) 
Feb 15
Allen Woodring, American runner (d. 1982) 
Feb 16
Katharine Cornell, actress (Barretts of Wimpole St) 
Feb 17
Tom Lowry, cricketer (NZ batsman in seven Tests & their 1st Test capt) 
Feb 18
Enzo Ferrari, racing car manufacturer, Modena 
Feb 18
K'Tut Tantri, broadcaster/hotelier 
Feb 18
Luis Muñoz Marín, Puerto Rican poet (d. 1980) 
Feb 19
Lauwrens Voorthuyzen, [Lou de Palingboer], Dutch sect leader 
Feb 21
Vassily Vainonen, Russian ballet dancers/choreographer (Gayaneh) 
Feb 22
Anton de Kom, Surinam/Dutch worker's union leader/resistance fighter 
Feb 23
Reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist 
Feb 24
Kurt Tank, German WW II aircraft designer 
Feb 25
William Thomas Astbury, English physicist/chemist (textiles) 
Feb 26
Julien de Valckenaere, Flemish writer 
Feb 27
Allison Danzig, sports writer (Tennis Pictorial History) 
Feb 27
Rutkowski Bronislaw, composer 
Feb 28
Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey) 
Mar 2
Oscar Rundblom, The Minister of Uddarbo 
Mar 2
Lionel Le Blanc, Louisiana Story 
Mar 2
Amélia Rey Colaço, Gente Fina É Outra Coisa 
Mar 2
Cecillia Stark, Stranger Than Paradise 
Mar 4
Georges Dumézil, French philologist (d. 1940) 
Mar 5
Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People's Republic of China (d. 1976) 
Mar 6
Hal Hooker, cricketer (NSW pace bowler of 20's & 30's) 
Mar 6
Jay C Flippen, Little Rock AR, actor (Jet Pilot, Killing, Thunder Bay) 
Mar 6
Jimmy Conzelman, NFL QB/coach/team owner (Chicago) 
Mar 6
Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent, Dutch soprano (Mattheus Passion) 
Mar 7
Jan Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer 
Mar 8
Louise Beavers, Cin Ohio, actress (Beulah-Beulah, Made for each other) 
Mar 10
Cy Kendall, St Louis Mo, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown) 
Mar 11
Dorothy Gish, Massillon OH, film actress (Orphans of the Storm) 
Mar 12
Fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Sold Grandpa) 
Mar 13
Josie Sedgwick, TX, actress (Son of Oklahoma) 
Mar 14
Arnold Chikobava, Georgian linguist (d. 1985) 
Mar 18
Otto Jochum, composer 
Mar 18
Jake Swirbul, American aircraft manufacturer (d. 1960) 
Mar 23
Georgios Grivas, Greek general/opposition leader on Cyprus 
Mar 23
Hazel Dawn, [LaTout], Utah, actress (Niobe, Under Cover, Feud Girl) 
Mar 24
Dorothy Stratton, organizer (SPARS-women's branch of US Coast Guard) 
Mar 24
George Alpert, railroad executive 
Mar 26
Renzo Massarani, composer 
Mar 26
Charles Shadwell, English conductor and bandleader (d. 1979) 
Mar 29
Cecil Lewis, airman/writer 
Mar 30
Heinz Risse, writer 
Mar 30
Joyce Carey, English actress (Black Windmill) 
Apr 1
Nita Naldi [Anita Donna Dooley], NYC, actress (Blood & Sand) 
Apr 1
Pola Gojawiczynska, Polish writer (Stolica) 
Apr 1
Roger Bastide, French sociologist 
Apr 1
William James Sidis, American genius (d. 1944) 
Apr 3
George Jessel, toastmaster general/entertainer (Diary of Young Comic) 
Apr 3
Henry R Luce, Tengchow China, publisher (Time, Fortune, Life) 
Apr 4
Agnes Ayres, American actress (d. 1940) 
Apr 6
Bobby Gilbert, PA 
Apr 8
Achiel H Acker, Belgian premier (1945-46, 1954-58) 
Apr 8
Cecil [Maurice] Bowra, British classics expert (Greek experience) 
Apr 9
[Earl] Curly Lambeau, Green Bay Wisconsin, NFL coach (GB Packers) 
Apr 9
Julius Patzak, Austrian tenor singer 
Apr 9
Paul Robeson, Philadelphia, singer (Old Man River)/actor/footballer 
Apr 11
Lou Holtz, comedian/actor (Follow the Leader) 
Apr 12
Grantley H Adams, president of Barbados 
Apr 12
Lily Pons, Draguignan France, opera singer/actress (That Girl From Paris) (d. 1976) 
Apr 14
Lee Tracy, Atlanta Ga, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye) 
Apr 15
Marian Jordan, actress, radio comedienne (Molly-Fibber McGee & Molly) 
Apr 15
Nini de Boel, Flemish operette singer (White Horse) 
Apr 18
Lord Leatherland, British journalist/Labour peer 
Apr 19
Constance Talmadge, Brooklyn NY, comedienne/actress (Intolerance) 
Apr 19
Sybil Andrews, English/Canadian painter 
Apr 21
Steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants) 
Apr 23
Edwin E Dwinger, German writer (General Vlassov) 
Apr 25
Fred Haney, baseball player (d. 1977) 
Apr 26
Edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32) 
Apr 26
John Grierson, documentary film maker 
Apr 26
Vicente Aleixandre, Spain, writer (Ambito, Bird of Paper, Nobel 1977) 
May 1
Eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62) 
May 2
Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark) 
May 3
Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74) 
May 3
Septima Poinsette Clark, civil rights activist/educator 
May 6
Daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime 
May 6
Jascha Horenstein, Kiev Russian Empire, Russian-born American conductor 
May 7
Vera Chapman, writer 
May 10
Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization) 
May 10
Herbert Elwell, Minneapolis Minnesota, composer (Happy Hypocrite) 
May 13
Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (d. 2007) 
May 14
Bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer 
May 14
Zutty Singleton, US jazz drummer 
May 15
Arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime) 
May 16
August de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP) 
May 16
Tamara de Lempicka, Polish-born painter (d. 1980) 
May 17
Alfred Joseph Casson, Canadian painter (d. 1992) 
May 18
Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) 
May 19
Julius Evola, Italian philosopher (d. 1974) 
May 21
Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum) 
May 21
Karel Haba, composer 
May 21
Armand Hammer, The Visit 
May 21
Maria Mindzenty, Der siebente Junge 
May 21
Glen MacWilliams, Lifeboat 
May 22
René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven) 
May 22
Lucy Doraine, Labyrinth of Horror 
May 22
Ethel Shannon, Maytime 
May 23
Frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young) 
May 23
Joseph Hazen, lawyer 
May 23
Scott O'Dell, American author (d. 1989) 
May 24
Kathleen Hale, British children book writer/illustrator (Orlando) 
May 25
Bennett Cerf, publisher (Random House) panelist (What's My Line) 
May 25
Gene Tunney, world heavyweight boxing champion (1926-30) 
May 25
Gustav Regler, writer 
May 25
Mischa Levitzki, composer 
May 26
Ernst Bacon, composer 
May 26
Gerard Bertouille, composer 
May 28
Andy Kirk, jazz musician 
May 31
Johan Brouwer, Dutch pianist/writer/resistance fighter 
May 31
Norman Vincent Peale, Ohio, clergyman (Power of Positive Thinking) 
Jun 1
Curtis Stevens, US, 2 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932) 
Jun 1
Edgar "Cookie" Fairchild, NYC, bandleader (Jerry Colonna Show) 
Jun 1
Lieb Glantz, composer 
Jun 1
Molly Picon, NYC, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey) 
Jun 3
Rosa Chacel, spanish novelist 
Jun 5
Federico Garcia Lorca, Spain, poet/dramatist (Blood Wedding) 
Jun 6
Ninette de Valois, [Edris Stannus], Engl, ballerina (Royal Ballet) 
Jun 6
Walter Abel, St Paul Mn, actor (Suspicion, Dream Girl) 
Jun 9
Curzio Malaparte, [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt) 
Jun 9
Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1952) 
Jun 10
Virginia Valli, [McSweeney], Chicago IL, actress (Pleasure Garden) 
Jun 11
Delmer Blair, South Pacific 
Jun 13
Eva J C Beck, actress (Resurrection) 
Jun 15
Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, organist 
Jun 15
Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist 
Jun 17
Maurits C Escher, Dutch graphic artist 
Jun 17
Carl Hermann, German physicist (d. 1961) 
Jun 18
Carleton Percy Hobbs, Farnborough England 
Jun 19
Paul Muller-Zurich, composer 
Jun 19
James Joseph Sweeney, American Catholic prelate (d. 1968) 
Jun 21
Donald C. Peattie, American botanist and writer (d. 1964) 
Jun 22
Erich Maria Remarque, German novelist (All Quiet on the Western Front) 
Jun 25
Kay (Katherine Linn) Sage, Albany New York, American painter and poet 
Jun 26
Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer 
Jun 26
Chesty Puller, the most decorated Marine in history (d. 1971) 
Jun 27
Alexandra G "Alja" von Hoyer-Rachmanova, Russ/Aust author (Students) 
Jun 27
Tibor Harsanyi, composer 
Jun 29
Rodolphe Marcilly, Astérix et Cléopâtre 
Jun 30
George Chandler, Waukegan Ill, actor (Lassie) 
Jul 1
Andre-Marie Charue, bishop of Namen Belgium 
Jul 4
Gertrude Lawrence, English actress (Mimi, Rembrandt) 
Jul 4
Johnny Lee, Missouri, actor (Calhoun-Amos 'n' Andy) 
Jul 4
Dr. Pilar Barbosa, Puerto Rican historian (d. 1997) 
Jul 5
Yip Man, Ving Tsun Sifu and Master of Style (Gung-Gung) (d. 1972) 
Jul 6
Hanns Eisler, German/US composer/German DR-minister for propaganda 
Jul 7
Hanns Eisler, composer 
Jul 8
Alec Waugh, London, novelist (Island in the Sun); brother of Evelyn 
Jul 8
Melville Ruick, Boise Idaho, actor (Barton-City Hospital) 
Jul 9
Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer/journalist (Mary, Revolt in Congo) 
Jul 9
Marcel Delannoy, composer 
Jul 11
Hendrik J Pos, Dutch philosopher/CEO (Committee of Watchfulness) 
Jul 11
Herman de Man, [Salomon H Hamburger], Dutch writer/Radio Orange 
Jul 13
Martin David, German/Neth law historian 
Jul 13
Julius Schreck, member of the Nazi party (d. 1936) 
Jul 14
Ivan Triesault, Estonia, actor (Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute) 
Jul 14
A. B. "Happy" Chandler, American politician and baseball commissioner (d. 1991) 
Jul 15
Noel Gay, [Richard Moxon Armitage], composer 
Jul 15
Norman Demuth, composer 
Jul 17
Berenice Abbott, Springfield Oh, photographer (World of Atget) 
Jul 17
Osmond Borradaile, Canadian cinematographer (d. 1999) 
Jul 18
Herbert Marcuse, Berlin, communist philosopher (Eros & Civilization) 
Jul 18
John Stuart, Edinburgh Scotland, actor (Number 17) 
Jul 19
Juan Bautista Plaza-Alfonzo, composer 
Jul 21
Ernest Willem Mulder, composer 
Jul 21
Sara Carter, Virginia, vocalist/guitarist (Carter Family) 
Jul 22
Alexander Calder, sculptor (mobiles, stabiles) 
Jul 22
Stephen Vincent Benét, American author (d. 1943) 
Jul 23
Mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46) 
Jul 23
Jacob Marschak, American economist (d. 1977) 
Jul 24
Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter 
Jul 27
Audley Moore, civil rights activist, humanitarian [Queen Mother] 
Jul 28
Lawrence Gray, American actor (d. 1970) 
Jul 29
Isidor Isaac Rabi, Poland, physicist (explored atom, Nobel 1944) 
Jul 30
Henry Moore, England, sculptor (Vertebrae) 
Jul 30
Lorenzo Barcelata, Machete 
Jul 30
Henry Moore, Henry Moore: Man of Form 
Jul 30
Nadine March, A Ship in the Bay 
Jul 30
Carlotta King, The Desert Song 
Aug 1
Morris Stoloff, Phila, violinist (Picnic, Pal Joey) 
Aug 3
Brother Adam [Kehrle], benedictine monk/beekeeper 
Aug 8
Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans) 
Aug 8
Alexis Minotis, Greek actor (d. 1990) 
Aug 9
David de Jong, Dutch writer (Mutiny on the Canal) 
Aug 10
Jack Haley [John Joseph], Boston, Massachusetts, American actor (The Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue) 
Aug 11
Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist 
Aug 12
Oscar Homolka, Vienna Austria, actor (I Remember Mama) 
Aug 13
Jean Borota, France, tennis champ (35 Wimbledons between 1922-64) 
Aug 15
Lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom 
Aug 15
Jan Brzechwa, Polish poet (d. 1966) 
Aug 17
Gerard Schmook, Flemish librarian/historian/custodian 
Aug 20
G Kraus, director Santpoort (Insanity in Netherlands) 
Aug 20
Leopold Infeld, Polish nuclear physicist (Whom the God's Love) 
Aug 20
Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish author and historian (d. 1973) 
Aug 22
Francine Larrimore, Verdun France, actress (John Meade's Woman) 
Aug 24
Albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician (Nobel 1974) 
Aug 24
Malcolm Cowley, Belsano Penn, author (Flowering of New England) 
Aug 24
Marie J Hugenholtz, [Doctor Grandi], surgeon on Curacao 
Aug 25
Helmut Hasse, German mathematician (d. 1975) 
Aug 25
Arthur Wood, England cricketer (d. 1973) 
Aug 26
Peggy Guggenheim, art patron & collector 
Aug 27
Enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols 
Aug 28
Ludwig Turek, writer 
Aug 29
Preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels) 
Aug 30
Shirley Booth, NYC, American actress (Hazel) 
Sep 1
Marilyn Miller, [Renolds], US actress (Sunny)/wife of Jack Pickford 
Sep 5
Ebbe Hamerik, composer 
Sep 8
Queenie Smith, NYC, actress/dancer (Funny Side) 
Sep 9
Frank "Fordham Flash" Frisch, NYC, baseball player (NL MVP 1931) 
Sep 10
Adele Marie Astaire, Omaha NE, sister of Fred Astaire, entertainer 
Sep 10
Bessie Love, Midland TX, actress (Broadway Melody, Children of Damned) 
Sep 10
Waldo Semon, American inventor (d. 1999) 
Sep 12
Ben Shahn, painter (1964 Arts & Letters) 
Sep 12
Salvador Bacarisse, Spanish composer (d. 1963) 
Sep 14
Ernest Nash, German-born archaeologist (d. 1974) 
Sep 15
John J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship's doctor/writer/poet (El Dorado) 
Sep 16
H.A. Rey, American children's author, creator of "Curious George" (d. 1977) 
Sep 19
Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71) 
Sep 21
Tushar Kanti Ghosh, world's oldest/longest serving newspaper Editor 
Sep 22
Katherine Alexander, American actress (d. 1981) 
Sep 24
Charlotte D baroness of Pallandt, Dutch sculptress 
Sep 24
Howard Florey, Adelaide Aust, pathologist/phamacologist; purified penicillin (Nobel '45), (d. 1968) 
Sep 25
Robert Brackman American artist (d. 1980) 
Sep 26
George Gershwin, [Jacob Gershvin], Bkln, composer (Rhapsody in Blue) 
Sep 27
Vincent (Miller) Youmans, US composer/songwriter (Tea for Two) 
Sep 28
Carl Clauberg, Nazi concentration camp doctor (d. 1957) 
Sep 29
Trofim Lysenko, Stalinist biologist (d. 1976) 
Sep 30
Felix Kersten, Baltic-German/Finnish masseuse (Heinrich Himmler) 
Sep 30
Johannes Rontgen, composer 
Sep 30
Renée Adorée, French actress (d. 1933) 
Sep 30
Princess Charlotte of Monaco (d. 1977) 
Oct 1
Karl Ranki, composer 
Oct 3
Leo McCarey, American film director (d. 1969) 
Oct 7
Alfred Wallenstein, Chicago Illinois, conductor (Chic Symph 1922-29) 
Oct 8
Clarence Williams, composer 
Oct 10
Lilly Daché, French-born milliner (d. 1989) 
Oct 14
Cruys Voorbergh, Dutch actor/director (Flying Dutchman) 
Oct 15
Gunther Ramin, composer 
Oct 15
Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian athlete (d. 1951) 
Oct 16
Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR 
Oct 16
William O Douglas, Maine, 81st Supreme Court justice (1939-75) 
Oct 17
Mildred Knopf, cookbook writer 
Oct 17
Shinichi Suzuki, Nagoya, Japanese music teacher (Suzuki Method) 
Oct 17
Simon Vestdijk, Dutch writer/poet (5th Seal) 
Oct 18
George Cuzon, Amersham England, actor (Hooded Terror) 
Oct 18
Lotte Lenya [Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer], Austrian singer and actress (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, From Russia with Love) 
Oct 18
Raymond Glenn, Frankfort KY, actor (Raisin in the Sun, Carmen Jones) 
Oct 21
Amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/gov-gen of Ital East-Africa 
Oct 21
Eduard Pütsep, Estonian wresler and Olympic medalist (d. 1960) 
Oct 22
Damaso Alonso, Spanish poet (Hijos de la ira) 
Oct 22
Marcel Mihalovici, composer 
Oct 25
Sidney van den Bergh, Dutch businessman/politician 
Oct 26
Beryl Rubinstein, composer 
Oct 29
Emmanuel Bondeville, composer 
Oct 30
Bill Terry, baseball player (d. 1989) 
Oct 31
Alfred Sauvy, French statistician (Affluence & Population) 
Nov 1
Arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (d. 1960) 
Nov 7
Raphaël Salem, Greek mathematician (d. 1963) 
Nov 8
Marie Prevost, Canadian actress (d. 1937) 
Nov 9
Leonard Carmichael, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, American Psychologist and secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1953-1964) 
Nov 9
Owen Barfield, philosopher of language 
Nov 11
Father Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle, Germany, Jesuit priest/Zen teacher 
Nov 11
Rene Clair, director (I Married a Witch, It Happened Tomorrow) 
Nov 12
Abraham J D van Oosten, Dutch poet/author (His Master's Voice) 
Nov 12
Leon Štukelj, Slovene gymnast (d. 1999) 
Nov 13
Earl Sande, jockey (Hall of Famer) 
Nov 14
Benjamin Fondane, Romanian-French writer and filmmaker (d. 1944) 
Nov 15
Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap) 
Nov 18
Joris Ivens, Nijmegen Netherlands, director (Rain) 
Nov 18
Oswald Erich Sehlbach, composer 
Nov 19
Arthur R. von Hippel, German-born physicist (d. 2003) 
Nov 21
René Magritte, Belgian surrealistic painter (This is Not a Pipe) 
Nov 22
Wiley Post, Grand Plain Tx, aviator/parachutist (crashed in Alaska) 
Nov 26
Karl Ziegler, Helsa, German Empire, chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (polymers), (d. 1973) 
Nov 27
Nelly Steuer-Wagenaar, Dutch pianist 
Nov 27
Fredric Warburg, publisher and author (d. 1981) 
Nov 28
Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainian writer (Birth of Hero) [OS] 
Nov 29
C. S. Lewis [Clive Staples], Belfast, sci-fi author (Silver Chair), (d. 1963) 
Nov 29
Rod La Rocque, Chicago IL, actor (Our Modern Maidens) 
Nov 30
Roy "Link" Lyman, NFL tackle (Chicago Bears) 
Dec 1
Cyril Ritchard, Sydney Australia, actor (Peter Pan, Hans Brinker) 
Dec 2
Indra Lal Roy, Indian pilot (d. 1918) 
Dec 3
Lev Konstantinovich Knipper, composer 
Dec 5
Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan (d. 1982) 
Dec 5
Grace Moore, Slabtown, Tennessee, American soprano (One Night of Love) 
Dec 6
Alfred Eisenstaedt, photo journalist 
Dec 6
Gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, sociologist/economist (Nobel 1974) 
Dec 6
Herman Shumlin, actor (Watch on the Rhine) 
Dec 9
Emmett Kelly, Sedan KS, circus clown (Weary Willie) 
Dec 10
Anton Mauve, Dutch painter 
Dec 10
Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainian writer (Birth of Hero) [NS] 
Dec 11
Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet (Barfotabarn) 
Dec 11
Nils Ferlin, Adventurer 
Dec 13
Daniel Lazarus, composer 
Dec 14
Frederick Douglass Hall, composer 
Dec 15
Fernando Remacha, composer 
Dec 18
Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist 
Dec 20
Irene [Marie] Dunne, Louisville, actress (Show Boat, I Remember Mama) 
Dec 21
Ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar) 
Dec 22
Lionel Charles Robbins, Middlesex England, economist 
Dec 22
Vladimir Aleksandrovich Fock, Russian physicist (d. 1974) 
Dec 24
Héctor Scarone, Uruguayan footballer (d. 1967) 
Dec 24
Baby Dodds, American jazz drummer (d. 1959) 
Dec 25
Theo Swagemakers, Dutch portrait painter 
Dec 25
Gaspar Arbet, The Angelos Trio 
Dec 25
Irving Friedman, He Walked by Night 
Dec 25
Vladimir Lepko, My s vami gde-to vstrechalis 
Dec 25
Clint Dorrington, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Dec 25
Georges Spanelly, Rubber 
Dec 25
Barney Ruditsky, The Cutie Jaffe Story 
Dec 25
Nikola Balabanov, Pod staroto nebe 
Dec 28
Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Swedish meteorologist (d. 1957) 
Dec 28
Shigematsu Sakaibara, Japanese admiral (d. 1947) 
Dec 29
Jeanne Leleu, composer 
Dec 30
Vincent Lopez, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard) 
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