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Notable Birthdays - 1899

1899James Cagney, New York City, NY, American actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy)

1899Alfred Hitchcock, Leytonstone Essex, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window)

1899Jorge Luis Borges, Argentina, writer of fiction, essays (Labyrinths)

1899Duke Ellington, Washington, District of Columbia, American bandleader, composer and pianist (Take the A Train)

1899Fred Astaire, Omaha Neb, tap dancer/actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime)

1899Leo Diegel, Detroit Michigan, American golfer (two-time PGA Champion)

1899Noel Wien, Lake Nebagamon Wisconsin, aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska)

1899Miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67), (d. 1974)

1899Ernest Hemingway, Oak Park Illinois, author ('for whom the bell tolled... ', Nobel 1954), (d. 1961)

1899Gloria Swanson, Chicago Illinois, American actress (Sunset Boulevard, Queen Kelly)

1899E. B. White, writer (Charlotte's Web, Elements of Style), (d. 1985)

1899Al Capone, Brooklyn New York, American gangster (Chicago bootlegging)

1899 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer 
Jan 1
Lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu) 
Jan 1
Raymond Loucheur, composer 
Jan 1
Khaziakhmet Bukharskiy, Salavat Yulayev 
Jan 1
Valentina Zimina, La Boheme 
Jan 1
Jack Beresford, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
Jan 1
László Kemény, Baleset 
Jan 1
Joseph Hamilton, Mirror Image 
Jan 1
Lev Kuleshov, Po zakonu 
Jan 2
Alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer 
Jan 2
Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium, premier/sec-gen of NATO (1957-61) 
Jan 6
Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory) 
Jan 7
Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches) 
Jan 7
Kenneth Thomson, Pitts, actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant) 
Jan 8
Solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59) 
Jan 11
Eva Le Gallienne, English-American actress (d. 1991) 
Jan 12
Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948) 
Jan 12
Pierre Bernac, French baritone (d. 1979) 
Jan 13
Kay Francis, American actress (d. 1968) 
Jan 14
Fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo) 
Jan 14
Carlos Romulo, Filipino diplomat and author (d. 1985) 
Jan 15
Goodman Ace, radio/TV actor/columnist/humorist (Better of Goodman) 
Jan 15
Louis Guilloux, La ligne d'ombre 
Jan 15
Trude Lieske, Asphalt 
Jan 17
Al Capone, Brooklyn New York, American gangster (Chicago bootlegging) 
Jan 17
Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice) 
Jan 17
Robert Maynard Hutchins, US, educator/civil libertarian 
Jan 17
Roel [Martinus F] Houwink, Dutch literary (1 Man Without Character) 
Jan 19
[John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer 
Jan 20
Alexander Tcherepnin, composer 
Jan 20
Kenjiro Takayanagi, VP (JVC) 
Jan 22
Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany) 
Jan 23
Joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts) 
Jan 23
Glen Kidston, British aviator and racing driver (d. 1931) 
Jan 25
Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces) 
Jan 26
Wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One) 
Jan 27
Granville English, composer 
Jan 28
Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger 
Jan 28
Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (d. 1940) 
Jan 30
Max Theiler, English/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951) 
Feb 2
Benny Rubin, Boston Mass, actor/comedian (Benny Rubin Show) 
Feb 2
Elena Bindokaite, Tadas Blinda 
Feb 3
Doris Speed, actress (Annie-Coronation Street) 
Feb 3
Forrest "Red" DeBernardi, basketball hall of famer (elected 1961) 
Feb 3
João Café Filho, Brazilian president (d.1970) 
Feb 3
Lao She, Chinese writer (d. 1966) 
Feb 6
Ramon Novarro, [Jose RG Samaniegos], Durango Mexico, actor (Ben Hur) 
Feb 7
Arvid Pelshe, Latvian Communist leader, CPSU Politburo member 
Feb 12
Albert Huybrechts, composer 
Feb 14
John Randall Jr, Michigan, historian/philosopher (Western Man) 
Feb 15
Gale Sondergard, Litchfield Mn, actress (Cat & Canary, Road to Rio) 
Feb 15
Georges Auric, Lodve France, Composer 
Feb 15
Lillian Disney, Mrs Walt Disney 
Feb 18
Arthur Bryant, English historian (King Charles II) 
Feb 19
Yury Olesha, Russian novelist (d. 1960) 
Feb 20
Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, LI NY, founder (Pan Am Airways) 
Feb 20
Leon Woizikowski, Polish dancer/ballet master (Ballets Russes) 
Feb 22
Dwight Frye, Salina KS, actor (Black Camel, Dracula, Frankenstein) 
Feb 22
George O'Hara, American actor (d. 1966) 
Feb 22
Dechko Uzunov, Bulgarian painter (d. 1986) 
Feb 23
Erich Kästner, German writer (d. 1974) 
Feb 23
Norman Taurog, American film director (d. 1981) 
Feb 24
Jacob Presser, Dutch historian/writer (Down-fall) 
Feb 25
Leo J Weisgerber, German linguist 
Feb 26
Max Petitpierre, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1994) 
Feb 27
Charles Herbert Best, Washington County, Maine, American-Canadian physiologist/co-discoverer (Insulin) 
Feb 27
Ian Keith, Boston MA, actor (Rochefort-3 Musketeers) 
Feb 27
Sulo Nikolai Salonen, composer 
Feb 28
Frederick Denison Maurice Hocking, pathologist 
Mar 1
Erich von dem Bach, Nazi official (d. 1972) 
Mar 2
Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian dame 
Mar 2
Eric Hodgins, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House 
Mar 2
Josef Mischel, Prison Ship 
Mar 2
Audrey Chapman, Daddy-Long-Legs 
Mar 3
Alfred M Gruenther, US, commanding general (NATO, 1953-56) 
Mar 3
Juri Olescha, writer 
Mar 4
Emilio Prados, Spanish poet and editor (d. 1962) 
Mar 5
Patrick Hadley, composer 
Mar 8
Eric Linklater, Scotland, novelist/poet (Blue Swallows) 
Mar 8
Elmer Keith, Firearms enthusiast and Author (d. 1984) 
Mar 10
Finn Hoffding, composer 
Mar 10
Robert Meier, German WW1 veteran, formerly Germany's oldest man. (d. 2007) 
Mar 11
Frederick IX, [Christian FFMKWG], King of Denmark (1947-72) 
Mar 13
Pancho Vladigerov, composer 
Mar 13
Jan Lechoń, Polish poet (d. 1956) 
Mar 13
John Van Vleck, Middletown Connecticut, American Physicist, Mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism 
Mar 14
K.C. Irving, Canadian industrialist (d. 1992) 
Mar 15
George Brent, American film actor (d. 1979) 
Mar 18
Lavrenti Beria, chief of Soviet secret police under Stalin 
Mar 23
Dora Gerson, German actress and singer (d. 1943) 
Mar 25
Bella Spewack, Hungary, playwright (Kiss Me Kate) 
Mar 25
Jacques Audiberti, French poet (Race of Men) 
Mar 25
Burt Munro, New Zealand motorcycle racer (d. 1978) 
Mar 26
James B Connant, chemist/college president (Yale) 
Mar 26
William Baines, composer 
Mar 27
Gloria Swanson, Chicago Illinois, American actress (Sunset Boulevard, Queen Kelly) 
Mar 28
Harold B. Lee, American religious leader (d. 1973) 
Mar 28
August Anheuser Busch, Jr., brewing magnate and American baseball executive (d. 1989) 
Mar 28
Buck Shaw, American football coach (d. 1977) 
Mar 30
Irving Thalberg, US producer (MGM) 
Mar 30
Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, well known Bengali writer (d. 1970) 
Apr 1
Gustavs Celmins, Latvian politician (d. 1968) 
Apr 3
Cees Lasseur, Dutch actor/owner (Hague Comedy) 
Apr 3
David Jack, English footballer (d. 1958) 
Apr 4
William Brann, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1922-23) 
Apr 4
Carmel Myers, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ 
Apr 4
Norma Lee, Wise Girls 
Apr 4
Jesús Grovas, Even the Wind Is Afraid 
Apr 4
Joseph E. Aiken, Cavalcade 
Apr 4
Arthur Jasmine, Salomé 
Apr 4
Davit Badridze, Jurgais pari 
Apr 4
Frank Serjack, The Trouble with Harry 
Apr 4
Earl Rolfe, Blackmail 
Apr 5
William Hornby Steer, barrister/judge 
Apr 7
Robert Casadesus, French pianist (d. 1972) 
Apr 9
James Smith McDonnell, Denver Colorado, American aviator and engineer 
Apr 11
Percy L Julian, chemist (drugs for treatment of arthritis) 
Apr 13
Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, composer 
Apr 13
Alfred Moser Butts, game inventor (Scrabble) 
Apr 13
Alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher 
Apr 16
Osman Achmatowicz, Polish chemist (d. 1988) 
Apr 17
Vincent Wigglesworth, entomologist 
Apr 19
George O'Brien, American actor (d. 1985) 
Apr 21
Clement D'Hooghe, composer 
Apr 21
Randall Thompson, NYC, composer (Trip to Nahant) 
Apr 22
Martyn Green, London, actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Iceman Cometh) 
Apr 23
Vladimir Nabokov, St Petersburg, Russia, novelist (Lolita, Ada) 
Apr 24
Oscar Zariski, Russian-born mathematician (d. 1986) 
Apr 26
Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, TX, actor (Hoedown, Country Fair, Blackmail) 
Apr 27
Leo Diegel, Detroit Michigan, American golfer (two-time PGA Champion) 
Apr 29
Duke Ellington, Washington, District of Columbia, American bandleader, composer and pianist (Take the A Train) 
Apr 29
Karl Yngve Skold, composer 
Apr 29
Natalie Talmadge, actress (Our Hospitality) 
Apr 30
Jannetje Fisherman-Roosendaal, author (regional novels) 
Apr 30
Lucie Mannheim, Berlin, actress (East Meets West, 39 Steps) 
May 3
Aline MacMahon, McKeesport Pa, actress (Backdoor to Heaven) 
May 5
Freeman Gosden, Richmond Va, radio actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy) 
May 6
Billy Cotton, British entertainer (d. 1969) 
May 8
Jan F van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter 
May 8
[Friedrich] August von Hayek, Aust/British economist (Road to Serfdom) 
May 8
Arthur Q. Bryan, American voice actor (d. 1959) 
May 9
Edward Pollock, saxophone/clarinet 
May 10
Fred Astaire, Omaha Neb, tap dancer/actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime) 
May 10
Dimitri Tiomkin, Ukrainian-born composer (d. 1979) 
May 11
Paulino Masip, Spanish playwright (d. 1963) 
May 12
Indra Devi, Latvian Yoga Instructor (d. 2002) 
May 14
Pierre Victor Auger, French physicist (d. 1993) 
May 14
Earle Combs, American baseball player (d. 1976) 
May 15
Jean-Etienne Valluy, French general (d. 1970) 
May 17
Ralf Harolde, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Framed, Smart Money, Tip-off) 
May 19
Leonid Maksimovich Leonov, novelist/playwright 
May 20
Estelle Taylor, Delaware, actress (8 Commandments) 
May 20
John M Harlan, Chicago, 91st Supreme Court justice (1955-71) 
May 20
Alexander Deyneka, Ukrainian painter (d. 1969) 
May 21
Ilse Lagner, writer 
May 21
Ralph Sanford, Springfield Mass, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp) 
May 24
Suzanne Lenglen, France, Wimbledon tennis champion (6-times) 
May 24
Henri Michaux, French poet (d. 1984) 
May 25
Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher (d. 1976) 
May 26
Otto E Neugebauer, Austrian/US math historian 
May 26
Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal 
May 26
Antonio Barrette, French Canadian politician (d. 1968) 
May 31
Leonid Leonow, writer 
Jun 1
Werner Janssen, NYC, conductor/composer (New Years Eve in NY) 
Jun 1
Edward Charles Titchmarsh, English mathematician (d. 1963) 
Jun 2
Royal Beal, Brookline MA, actor (Death of a Salesman) 
Jun 3
Georg von Bekesy, Budapest Hungary, physician (Nobel-1961) 
Jun 4
Leo Spies, composer 
Jun 4
Hassan Fathy, Egyptian architect (d. 1989) 
Jun 7
Elizabeth Bowen, Dublin, novelist (Death of the Heart, Encounters) 
Jun 8
Noel Wien, Lake Nebagamon Wisconsin, aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska) 
Jun 10
Raoul Salan, Fr/Indochina/Algeria (leader OAS) 
Jun 11
George Frederick McKay, composer 
Jun 11
Yasonari Kawabata, Japan, novelist (Thousand Cranes) 
Jun 13
Carlos Chavez, Mexico City, conductor/composer (Sinfonia India) 
Jun 14
Kawabata Yasunari, Zen writer (Nobel Literature 1968) 
Jun 16
Nelson Doubleday, US, publisher (Doubleday) 
Jun 18
James Ralph Darling, teacher 
Jun 19
George Calinescu, Romania, literature (Enigma Otilei) 
Jun 20
Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer 
Jun 20
Jean Moulin, hero of the French Resistance (WW II) 
Jun 21
Pavel Haas, composer 
Jun 22
Dorothy Devore, Fort Worth TX, actress (Narrow Street, Senior Daredevil) 
Jun 22
Michal Kalecki, Polish economist 
Jun 23
Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, composer 
Jun 24
Bruce Marshall, writer 
Jun 24
Chief Dan George, actor (Harry & Tonto, Little Big Man. Smith!) 
Jun 25
Arthur Tracy, Kamenets-Podolsky Russia, street singer (Vincent Lopez Show, Limelight) 
Jun 26
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1918) 
Jun 27
Juan Trippe, American airline entrepreneur (d. 1981) 
Jun 30
Frantisek Tomasek, bishop of Prague/cardinal 
Jun 30
Madge Bellamy [Margaret Derden Philpott], Hillsboro, Texas, American actress (White Zombie, The Iron Horse) 
Jul 1
Cavan O'Connor, singer 
Jul 1
Charles Laughton, England, actor (Mutiny on Bounty, Spartacus) 
Jul 1
Henry "Indiana" Jones Jr, fictional character "Indiana Jones" 
Jul 1
Konstantinos Tsatsos Greek politician and president (1975-1980) 
Jul 3
Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer 
Jul 3
Otto Reinhold, composer 
Jul 5
Anna Arnold Hedgeman, social activist (NYC cabinet) 
Jul 5
Domingo Santa Cruz Wilson, composer 
Jul 5
Marcel Achard, French screen/playwright (Jean de la Lune) 
Jul 7
George Cukor, producer/director (Adam's Rib, Philadelphia Story) 
Jul 8
David Eli Lilienthal, US government organizer (Wisconsin) 
Jul 10
John Gilbert, American actor (d. 1936) 
Jul 10
Heiri Suter, Swiss cyclist (d. 1978) 
Jul 11
E. B. White, writer (Charlotte's Web, Elements of Style), (d. 1985) 
Jul 15
Seán Lemass, Irish leader (d. 1971) 
Jul 16
Eunice Hunton Carter, 1st black female district attorney (NY) 
Jul 17
James Cagney, New York City, NY, American actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy) 
Jul 18
Willem Kernkamp, Dutch minister of Colonies (Islam & Woman) 
Jul 19
Paul de Groot, Dutch communist politician (CPN)/Editor (The Truth) 
Jul 21
Ernest Hemingway, Oak Park Illinois, author ('for whom the bell tolled... ', Nobel 1954), (d. 1961) 
Jul 21
Hart Crane, US, poet (Bridge) 
Jul 23
Gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany 
Jul 24
Chief Dan George, actor (Little Big Man) 
Jul 25
Arthur Lubin, film director 
Jul 25
Ralph Dumke, Indiana, actor (Movieland Quiz) 
Jul 26
Carel C van Essen, Dutch archaeologist (Italian & Roman art) 
Jul 26
Danton Walker, Mariette Ga, columnist (Broadway Spotlight) 
Jul 27
Perc Hornibrook, Australian cricket left-arm bowler (20's) 
Jul 29
Walter Beall, American baseball player (d. 1959) 
Jul 30
Gerald Moore, England, pianist (Am I Too Loud) 
Jul 30
Henricus Moorman, Dutch vice-admiral (KVP) 
Jul 30
John Woods Duke, composer 
Jul 30
Gerald Moore, Poltergeist 
Jul 30
Ann Price, The Smart Set 
Jul 30
J. Harold Reeves, Happy Days 
Aug 1
William Steinberg, Cologne, conductor (Boston Symph-1969-71) 
Aug 2
Charles Bennett, screenwriter 
Aug 2
George Malcolm Thomson, journalist 
Aug 3
Sally Benson, novelist 
Aug 3
Louis Chiron, Monegasque race car driver (d. 1979) 
Aug 4
Ezra Taft Benson, 13th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1994) 
Aug 7
Ricci Riano, England 
Aug 9
Armand Salacrou, French playwright 
Aug 9
Pamela Lyndon Travers, Queensland, Australia, writer (Mary Poppins), (d. 1996) 
Aug 12
Alfred Kantorowicz, German historian (Spanish Diary) 
Aug 12
Ben Sealey, West Indian cricketer (d. 1963) 
Aug 13
Alfred Hitchcock, Leytonstone Essex, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window) 
Aug 14
Jaroslav Jeremias, composer 
Aug 16
Glenn Strange, Weed NM, actor (Sam the Bartender-Gunsmoke) 
Aug 19
Kenneth MacKenna, Canterbury NH, actor/director (Those We Love) 
Aug 19
Olga Baclanova, Moscow Russia, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY) 
Aug 19
Colleen Moore, Port Huron MI, actress (Scarlet Letter) 
Aug 19
Charlie Hall, English comedian actor (d. 1959) 
Aug 19
Franz C. Schmelkes, Prague, Czech-born Chemist who discovered azochloramid (chlorazodin), widely used as a disinfectant to sterilize wounds and burns 
Aug 20
Hanns Lilje, German Lutherian bishop/antifascist (Church und Welt) 
Aug 24
Johan J Fabricius, Dutch novelist (Island of Demons) 
Aug 24
Jorge Luis Borges, Argentina, writer of fiction, essays (Labyrinths) 
Aug 24
Ruth Schaumann, German painter/writer (Rose, Black King) 
Aug 26
Rufino Tamayo, Mexican painter 
Aug 27
Byron Foulger, Ogden UT, actor (River's Edge, Up in Smoke) 
Aug 27
Cecil Scott Forester, English historical novelist (Horatio Hornblower) (d. 1966) 
Aug 28
Charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park) 
Aug 28
Pedro Maffia, Sombras porteñas 
Aug 28
H.N. Swanson, The Half Naked Truth 
Aug 28
Jan Mrozinski, Czarci zleb 
Aug 29
George Macready, Providence RI, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place) 
Aug 29
Lyman L Lemnitzer, Marine Corps general (WW II) 
Aug 31
Paul E Garber, US founder/1st curator of National Air & Space Museum 
Aug 31
Walter Muller von Kulm, composer 
Sep 6
Billy Rose, theatrical producer (Diamond Horse Show) 
Sep 7
Leendert A Donker, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA) 
Sep 9
Louis Cheslock, composer 
Sep 9
Neil Hamilton, Lynn Mass, actor (Commisioner Gordon-Batman) 
Sep 9
Waite Hoyt, American baseball player (d. 1984) 
Sep 11
Nelly A "Nell" Knoop, Dutch actress (Driestuivers Opera) 
Sep 11
Jimmie Davis, Quitman, Louisiana, American singer and songwriter (You Are My Sunshine) 
Sep 12
Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect/painter 
Sep 13
Anton Constandse, Dutch anarchist/writer 
Sep 13
Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, leader of the Iron Guard (d. 1938) 
Sep 14
Hal Wallis, movie producer (Maltese Falcon, Barefoot in the Park) 
Sep 15
Milton S Eisenhower, Dwight's brother/pres (Pennsylvania State) 
Sep 16
Hans Swarowsky, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Graz Opera 1947-50) 
Sep 17
Winnie Lightner, Greenport NY, comedienne (Sit Tight, Side Show) 
Sep 20
Elliot Nugent, director (And so They were Married) 
Sep 20
Leo Strauss, German-born philosopher (d. 1973) 
Sep 21
Luc Haesaerts, Flemish art critic (Flandre) 
Sep 21
Frederick Coutts, the 8th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1986) 
Sep 23
Louise Nevelson, Kiev, Russia, sculptor (Sky Cathedral) 
Sep 23
Marcel Dalio, [Israel Blauschild], Paris France, actor (China Gate) 
Sep 23
William Levi Dawson, composer 
Sep 24
Eduardo Hernandez Moncada, composer 
Sep 24
Sir William Dobell, Australian portrait artist (d. 1970) 
Sep 29
Billy Butlin, South Africa, holiday camp promoter 
Sep 29
Jolie Gabor, mother of Magda, Zsa Zsa, & Eva 
Sep 30
Hendrik Marsman, Dutch poet/writer/critic 
Oct 1
Lajos Bardos, composer 
Oct 1
Ernest Haycox, American writer (d. 1950) 
Oct 3
Gertrude Berg, Harlem NYC, actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs) 
Oct 5
Boleslaw Woytowicz, composer 
Oct 5
Georg, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1962) 
Oct 8
Milner Connorton Gray, designer 
Oct 8
Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname relig leader/co-found (VHP) 
Oct 9
Bruce Catton, US, historian/writer (Civil War) 
Oct 11
A L "Oosh" Ochse, cricketer (no relation to A E South African fast bowler) 
Oct 11
Eddie Dyer, American baseball player (d. 1964) 
Oct 13
Marcelle de Manziarly, composer 
Oct 14
Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932) 
Oct 19
Miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67), (d. 1974) 
Oct 20
Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) 
Oct 20
Marnix Gijsen, [baron Jan-Albert Goris], Flemish writer (Grote God Pan) 
Oct 23
Lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond) 
Oct 24
Ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63) 
Oct 29
Akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls) 
Oct 30
Ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP) 
Nov 2
Eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet 
Nov 3
Gleb Wataghin, Ukrainian-Italian physicist (d. 1986) 
Nov 4
Carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan) 
Nov 4
Mimi Boesnach, Dutch actress (Wedding of Kloris & Roosje) 
Nov 4
Nicolas Frantz, Luxembourgish cyclist (d. 1985) 
Nov 5
Forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas) 
Nov 11
Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates) 
Nov 11
Pat O'Brien, Milwaukee, actor (Knute Rockne, Angels with Dirty Faces) 
Nov 15
Avdy Andresson, Estonian statesman (d. 1990) 
Nov 15
Iskander Mirza, first President of Pakistan (d. 1969) 
Nov 16
Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC) 
Nov 17
Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar) 
Nov 17
Douglas Shearer, Canadian film sound engineer (d. 1971) 
Nov 18
Eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch) 
Nov 19
Allen Tate, US, poet (Mr Pope & Other Poems) 
Nov 19
Grand Ayatollah Abul-Qassim Khoei, influential Shia Islamic scholar (d. 1992) 
Nov 20
Juan Vicente Lecuna, composer 
Nov 22
Hoagy Carmichael, Bloomington Ind, actor/songwriter (Stardust) 
Nov 23
Norman Hunter, writer 
Nov 24
Jan Adam Maklakiewicz, composer 
Nov 24
Ward Morehouse, American theater critic and newspaper columnist (d. 1966) 
Nov 25
Vera Reynolds, Richmond VA, silent screen actress (Lawless Woman) 
Nov 25
William R Burnett, US, author (Little Caesar) 
Nov 26
Bruno Hauptmann, German kidnapper of Charles Augustus Lindbergh III (d. 1936) 
Nov 29
Gustave Reese, composer 
Nov 29
Andrija Artuković, Croatian war criminal (d. 1988) 
Dec 1
Robert Welch, found John Birch Society 
Dec 2
John Barbirolli, English conductor (NY Philharmonic Orchestra) 
Dec 2
John Cobb, British racing driver (d. 1952) 
Dec 2
Ray Morehart, American baseball player (d. 1989) 
Dec 3
Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1965) 
Dec 4
Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Frisian farmer/writer 
Dec 4
Charles William (Charlie) Spencer Newcastle and England football player (d. 1953) 
Dec 5
Sonny Boy Williamson, [Aleck Miller], blues player 
Dec 6
Harry Buller Siege Willis, son of South Africa boer in Ladysmith 
Dec 6
Nikolai Batalov, Moscow Russia, actor (Mother) 
Dec 8
James "Pigmeat" Jarrett, pianist 
Dec 8
John Qualen, Vancouver BC, actor (Grapes of Wrath, Searchers) 
Dec 8
Sarah Williamson, US missionary in Liberia 
Dec 9
Frans van Amelsvoort, Dutch choir conductor 
Dec 9
Howard Freeman, Helena MT, actor (Double Dynamite) 
Dec 9
Jean de Brunhoff, France, children's book author (Babar the Elephant) 
Dec 9
Leonie Fuller Adams, US poetess (Those not elected) 
Dec 11
Vera von der Heydt, psychoanalyst 
Dec 11
Manfred Curry, Boote mit Flügeln 
Dec 13
Harold Guinzburg, publisher (founder of Literary Guild) 
Dec 13
Yusef Greiss, composer 
Dec 15
Frank Vosper, London England, actor (Man Who Knew Too Much) 
Dec 15
Harold Abrahams, English sprinter (d. 1978) 
Dec 16
Harold Walter Bailey, philologist 
Dec 16
Noel Coward, England, playwright (In Which We Serve-1942 Acad Award) 
Dec 21
Guy Wilkerson, TX, actor (Dead or Alive, West of Texas, Shootin' Iron) 
Dec 22
Gustaf Gruendgens, Duesseldorf, Germany, actor and director (M, Faust) 
Dec 22
Wiley Post, Texas, aviation pioneer 
Dec 25
Frank Fergusson, actor (My Friend Flicka, Peyton Place) 
Dec 25
Humphrey Bogart, NYC, actor, Here's looking at you, kid (Casablanca) 
Dec 25
Raphael Soyer, artist (Depression Scenes in NYC) 
Dec 25
Humphrey Bogart, Casablanca 
Dec 25
Oscar Polk, Gone with the Wind 
Dec 25
Rintarô Fujima, What Made Her Do It? 
Dec 25
Charles Cruz, The Night Message 
Dec 25
Kazuo Ozaki, Mole Alley 
Dec 27
Paul Costello, US, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1920, 24, 28) 
Dec 28
Eugeniusz Bodo, Polish actor (d. 1943) 
Dec 29
Nie Rongzhen, People's Liberation Army Chief of General Staff (d. 1992) 
Dec 30
Helge Ingstad, Norwegian explorer (d. 2001) 
Dec 31
Gaston Glass, Paris France, film executive 
Dec 31
Silvestre Revueltas, Santiago Papasquiaro Mexico, composer (Sensemaya) 
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