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Notable Birthdays - 1900

1900Margaret Mitchell, Atlanta, Georgia, author (Gone With the Wind), (d. 1949)

1900Thomas Wolfe, Asheville, North Carolina, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel)

1900Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Allahabad Oudh, Indian diplomat and politician

1900Coco the Clown [Nicolai Poliakoff], Dvinsk, Famous Russian clown

1900Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, London or Hitchin UK, consort of King George VI and Queen Mother after his death (d. 2002)

1900Aaron Copland, Brooklyn, New York, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring) (d. 1990)

1900 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
Hubert van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF) 
Jan 1
William Haines, Staunton VA, actor (Fast Life, Little Annie Rooney) 
Jan 1
Xavier Cugat, Barcelona Spain, bandleader (married Abbe Lane, Charo) 
Jan 1
Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (d. 1986) 
Jan 1
Khikmat Latypov, Semurg 
Jan 1
Rakhim Pirmukhamedov, Pokhozhdeniya Nasreddina 
Jan 1
Odette Roger, The Baker's Wife 
Jan 1
Erich Claunigk, Roses for the Prosecutor 
Jan 1
Aurora Redondo, Las bicicletas son para el verano 
Jan 1
Erwin S. Gelsey, Swing Time 
Jan 1
Roger Maxwell, Doctor Zhivago 
Jan 1
Karen Winther, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages 
Jan 1
Paola Borboni, Roman Holiday 
Jan 1
Lillian Rich, On the Front Page 
Jan 1
Xavier Cugat, 2046 
Jan 3
Dorothy Arnzer, director 
Jan 3
Maurice Jaubert, composer 
Jan 4
James Bond, American ornithologist (d. 1989) 
Jan 5
Dennis Gabor, Hung/Brit physicist (holography-Nobel 1971) [or Jun 5] 
Jan 5
Paula Ludwig, writer 
Jan 5
Yves Tanguy, French/US sailor/surrealistic painter 
Jan 6
Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Sarabande, Jeunesse) 
Jan 7
John Brownlee, Australian tenor (d. 1969) 
Jan 8
Queen Marie, of Yugoslavia 
Jan 9
Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer 
Jan 9
Richard Halliburton, American adventurer (presumed dead 1939) 
Jan 12
Vaino Hannikainen, composer 
Jan 13
Yasuji Kiyose, composer 
Jan 15
Caesar Domela, Dutch painter (Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis son) 
Jan 15
Compton Bennett, King Solomon's Mines 
Jan 15
Keiji Sakakida, Seven Samurai 
Jan 15
William Heinesen, The Dance 
Jan 17
Olga Maria Nicolis di Robilant, patron of the arts 
Jan 20
Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer 
Jan 20
Doris Deane, WI, entertainer 
Jan 20
Colin Clive, British actor (d. 1937) 
Jan 20
Tone Seliskar, Sinji galeb 
Jan 22
Franz Salmhofer, composer 
Jan 23
Mary Philips, CT, actress (Farewell to Arms, Incendiary Blonde) 
Jan 23
Ralph Graves, Cleve Ohio, actor (Dirigible, Flight, Dream Street) 
Jan 23
William Ifor Jones, Welsh conductor and organist (d. 1988) 
Jan 25
Mildred Dunnock, Balt, actress (Baby Doll, Nun's Story) 
Jan 25
Theodosius Dobzhansky, Ukraine, genetist/writer (Mankind Evolving) 
Jan 25
Yojiro Ishizaka, Japanese writer (d. 1986) 
Jan 26
Karl Ristenpart, German conductor (d. 1967) 
Jan 27
Hyman G Rickover, US Admiral (father of modern nuclear navy) 
Jan 28
Alexandre AM Stols [Chl van Halsbeke], publisher (History of Ecuador) 
Jan 28
Anni Holdmann, Germany, 100m runner (Olympic-1928) 
Jan 28
Hermann Kesten, German writer (Allert de Lange) 
Jan 28
Michael Dewar Head, composer 
Jan 28
Alice Neel, American artist (d. 1984) 
Jan 29
Marco Tajcevic, composer 
Jan 29
Willem F K Hussem, Dutch painter/poet (Coastline, Lookout on Sea) 
Jan 30
Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, composer 
Jan 30
Martita Hunt, Argentina, actress (Man in Grey, Becket) 
Jan 30
Sandy Powell, Rotherham England, costume designer (Rob Roy) 
Jan 31
Betty Parsons, American artist and art dealer 
Feb 1
Stephen Potter, humorist/writer (School for Scoundrels, Shipbuilders) 
Feb 2
Asa Smith Bushnell Jr, Springfield Ohio, Sec of US Olympics (1945-65) 
Feb 2
Willie Kamm, MLB third baseman (d. 1988) 
Feb 2
Jaroslav Mottl, Konecne sami 
Feb 2
David Diamond, Swing It, Sailor! 
Feb 2
Anatoli Golovnya, Storm Over Asia 
Feb 2
Emmett Miller, Yes Sir, Mr. Bones 
Feb 2
Gorella Gori, Roman Holiday 
Feb 2
Carroll Righter, Episode #7.3 
Feb 2
Mercia Swinburne, Saraband 
Feb 3
Mabel Mercer, English cabaret vocalist (Fly Me to the Moon) 
Feb 5
Adlai E Stevenson, (Gov-D-Ill), pres candidate (D) (1952, 1956) 
Feb 6
Roy Smeck, guitarist/banjoist 
Feb 6
Rudolf Vornlund, Swedish playwright (Heliga Familjen) 
Feb 8
Guy Douglas Hamilton Warrack, composer 
Feb 8
John Cameron, judge 
Feb 8
Ivan Ivanov-Vano Soviet animator and Russian animation director (d. 1987) 
Feb 11
Hans-Georg Gadamer, German philosopher 
Feb 11
Thomas Hitchcock Jr, great polo player (Westchester Cup 1924,27,30,39) 
Feb 11
Josei Toda, Japanese educator (d. 1958) 
Feb 12
Fred Emney, London England, actor (Let the People Sing, Lilac Domino) 
Feb 16
Albert Maurice Hackett, playwright/screenwriter 
Feb 19
Giorgos Seferis, writer 
Feb 20
Antonio Veretti, composer 
Feb 20
Graham Spry, St Thomas Ontario, Canadian radio pioneer 
Feb 20
Jean Negulesco 
Feb 21
Madeleine Renaud, French actress/theater director (Plaisir) 
Feb 21
Sydney Arnold, English comic/actor (Miss Jones & Son) 
Feb 22
Luis Buñuel, Calanda Spain, Spanish surrealist film director (Belle de Jour) 
Feb 22
Evald Aav, composer 
Feb 22
Giorgios Seferis, Greece, poet (Nobel 1963) 
Feb 22
Seán Ó Faoláin [John Whelan], Irish short story writer (Murder at Cobbler's Hulk) 
Feb 22
Sean O'Faoláin, The Woman Who Married Clark Gable 
Feb 23
Elinor Remick Warren, composer 
Feb 25
Jed Harris, producer/director (Billy Rose Show, Operation Mad Ball) 
Feb 26
Jean Negulesco, Craiova Romania, director (Johnny Belinda, Jessica) 
Feb 28
Laura Z Hobson, writer 
Feb 28
Wolfram Hirth, German pilot (d. 1959) 
Mar 1
Edna Swithenbank Manley, Jamaican sculptor, wife of PM 
Mar 1
Yorgos Seferis, [Seferi dis], Greek diplomat/poet (Strofi) 
Mar 1
Donald Keith Falkner, singer 
Mar 2
Kurt J Weill, Dessau Germany, composer/Brecht collaborator (Mahogany) 
Mar 3
Edna Best, Hove England, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape, Intermezzo) 
Mar 3
Winnie C. Logan,  
Mar 4
Roberto Soundy, El Salvador, trap shooter (Olympic-1968) 
Mar 4
Herbert Biberman, American screenwriter (d. 1971) 
Mar 4
Bruno Fritz, Ein Mann für Jenny 
Mar 5
Ludwig Donath, actor (Jolson Story, Jolson Sings Again) 
Mar 6
John Henry Pyle Pafford, librarian (University of London) 
Mar 6
Ludwig Donath, Vienna Austria, actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco) 
Mar 6
Robert "Lefty" Grove, baseball pitcher (300 game winner) 
Mar 7
Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter 
Mar 7
[Albert] Carel Willink, Dutch painter (magic realism) 
Mar 9
Aimone duke of Spoleta/Aosta, Italian king of Croatia (1941-43) 
Mar 9
Howard Aiken, American computing pioneer (d. 1973) 
Mar 10
Sherman Billingsley, Enid Ok, talk show host (Stork Club) 
Mar 12
David Croll, QC senator 
Mar 12
Zoltan Vasarhelyi, composer 
Mar 13
Béla Guttman, Hungarian footballer (d. 1981) 
Mar 15
Gilberto Freye, Brazilian sociologist/writer 
Mar 17
Alfred Newman, New Haven, composer (Love is a Many Splendored Thing) 
Mar 19
Roy Roberts, Tampa Fla, actor (Petticoat Junction, Lucy Show) 
Mar 19
[Jean] Frederic Joliot-Curie, French physicist (Nobel 1935) 
Mar 21
Eugenie Leontovitch, Moscow Russia, actor (Homicidal) 
Mar 21
Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor 
Mar 23
Erich Fromm, Frankfurt Germany, psychologist (Sane Society) 
Mar 23
Jose Antonio Calcano, composer 
Mar 24
June [Algeria Junius] Clark, musician trumpet 
Mar 26
Isadore Freed, composer 
Mar 28
Achille Longo, composer 
Mar 28
Robert Harris, actor (Big Caper, Laughing Anne) 
Mar 29
John McEwen, eighteenth Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1980) 
Mar 29
Bill Aston, British racing driver (d. 1974) 
Mar 31
Henry WFA, English duke of Gloucester/earl of Ulters 
Apr 1
Robert McDowell, Mayor of Maryborough, Queensland (d. 1988) 
Apr 2
Heinrich Besseler, German musicologist 
Apr 2
Roberto Arlt, Argentine writer (d. 1942) 
Apr 3
Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon 
Apr 4
Albert Augustíny, The Organ 
Apr 4
Joseph Glücksmann, Mein oder Dein 
Apr 5
Spencer Tracy, Milwaukee, actor (Father's Little Dividend, Adam's Rib) 
Apr 6
Andres Sas, composer 
Apr 6
Leo Robin, US writer (Thanks For the Memory) 
Apr 7
Tebbs Lloyd Johnson, England, 50K walker (Olympic-bronze-1952) 
Apr 9
Allen Jenkins, Staten Island, actor (Hey Jeannie, Top Cop, Girl Habit) 
Apr 10
Jean Duvieusart, premier (Belgium 1950) 
Apr 11
Sandor Marai, Hungarian writer (d. 1989) 
Apr 13
Pierre Molinier, French painter and photographer (d. 1976) 
Apr 14
Salvatore Baccaloni, Rome, actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby) 
Apr 16
Polly Adler, Russia, bordello proprieter/author (House is not a Home) 
Apr 18
Louise Tazewell, [Louise Skiller Tazewell], entertainer 
Apr 19
Richard Arthur Warren Hughes, English writer (Fiction as Truth) 
Apr 19
Roland Michener, Governor General of Canada (d. 1991) 
Apr 20
Fred Raymond, composer 
Apr 20
Kees Verwey, painter/water colors painter/cartoonist 
Apr 23
Ary Verhaar, composer 
Apr 23
Henry Barraud, composer 
Apr 23
Joseph Green, film maker 
Apr 23
Jim Bottomley, American baseball player (d. 1959) 
Apr 25
Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn, British politician and diplomat 
Apr 25
Wolfgang Pauli, Swiss/Us physicist (Pauli inhibition, Nobel 1945) 
Apr 26
Charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale) 
Apr 26
Douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje) 
Apr 26
James Sutherland, English literature scholar/actor (Rob Roy 1953) 
Apr 26
Hack Wilson, American baseball player (d. 1948) 
Apr 27
Walter Lantz, animator (Woody Woodpecker's creator) 
Apr 28
Bruno Apitz, writer 
Apr 28
Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud") 
Apr 28
Maurice Thorez, secretary-general (French Communist Party) 
May 1
Ignazio Silone, Italy, novelist/politician (Bread & Wine) 
May 1
Arkadi Vovsi, Rasplata 
May 1
June Blumenthal, The Invisible Ray 
May 1
Robert Baberske, Berlin: Symphony of a Great City 
May 1
Ignazio Silone, Fontamara 
May 1
Nat Bonx, Radio Days 
May 2
Helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny) 
May 5
Charles Jewtraw, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1924) 
May 5
Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, German composer/conductor (Hassan gewinnt) 
May 5
Mervyn A Ellison, British astronomer (spectrohelioscope) 
May 5
Dennis Gabor, electrical engineer and physicist, Nobel Prize winner 
May 7
Bauke Tuinstra, Dutch/Frisian notary/author (Earste Keur) 
May 7
Ralph Truman, London England, actor (Web of Evidence) 
May 12
Helene Weigel, Austria/German actress (Metropolis, Mutter Courage) 
May 13
Jos Panhuysen, author (Pornographer) 
May 14
Billie Dove, [Lilian Bohny], NYC, actress (Black Pirate, Stolen Bride) 
May 14
Leo Smit, composer 
May 14
Hal Borland, American author (d. 1978) 
May 14
Edgar Wind, German art historian (d. 1971) 
May 17
Nicolai Berezowsky, composer 
May 18
Sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825) 
May 20
Lydia Cabrera, Havana, Cuban Anthropologist 
May 22
Yvonne de Gaulle, wife of Charles de Gaulle (d. 1979) 
May 23
Hans Frank, German Nazi war criminal (d. 1946) 
May 24
Lionel Conacher, Canadian athlete and politician (d. 1954) 
May 24
Eduardo De Filippo, Italian actor and screenwriter (d. 1984) 
May 25
Alain Grandbois, French Canadian poet (d. 1975) 
May 27
Uładzimir Zylka, Belarusian poet (d. 1933) 
May 28
Owen Aisher, president (Marley) 
May 28
Tommy Ladnier, American musician (d. 1939) 
May 31
Helma Wolf-Catz, Dutch author (Undercurrent, Coral Reef) 
Jun 2
David Wynne, composer 
Jun 3
Gerard den Brabander, [Jan G Jofriet], poet (Nothing New) 
Jun 5
Barbara Gooden, novelist 
Jun 6
Arthur Askey, Liverpool, actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train) 
Jun 6
Manfred Sakel, Polish psychiatrist (d. 1957) 
Jun 7
Jan [Johannes A A] Engelman, poet/translator/critic (Garden of Eros) 
Jun 8
Herman J Friedericy, [H J Merlijn], writer (Last general) 
Jun 9
Fred Waring, Tyrone Penn, musician/conductor/inventor (Waring Blender) 
Jun 9
Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot 
Jun 10
Henri Bruning, Dutch literary 
Jun 11
Lawrence E Spivak, Brooklyn New York, American news panelist (Meet the Press) 
Jun 12
Amadeo Roldan, composer 
Jun 12
Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Sonna) 
Jun 13
Ian Hunter, Capetown South Africa, actor (Dr Blood's Coffin, White Unicorn) 
Jun 14
June Walker, IL, actress (War Nurse, Unforgiven) 
Jun 15
Otto Clarence Luening, Milwaukee Wisconsin, composer (Sonority Canon) 
Jun 15
Paul J Mares, US, jazz trumpetist/composer (Farewell blues) 
Jun 15
Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (d. 1984) 
Jun 16
Jan van Tilburg, governor Suriname (PVDA, 1955-62) 
Jun 17
Hermann Reuter, composer 
Jun 17
Martin Bormann, propoganda minister (Hitler) 
Jun 19
Laura Hobson, NYC, TV writer/panelist (I've Got a Secret) 
Jun 20
Ernest White, composer 
Jun 21
Gunnar Ek, composer 
Jun 22
Jennie Tourel, St Petersburg Russia, mezzo-soprano (Met Opera 1943-47) 
Jun 24
Wilhelm Cauer, German mathematician (d. 1945) 
Jun 25
Izak D du Plessis, South African writer/director (3rd World) 
Jun 25
Lord Louis Mountbatten, of Burma, royal relative/earl/baron/admiral 
Jun 26
Joseph E A "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter 
Jun 27
Otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77) 
Jun 28
Leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Kordian into Cham) 
Jun 29
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French writer (d. 1944) 
Jul 2
Tyrone Guthrie, English actor (d. 1971) 
Jul 3
John Mason Brown, Louisville Ky, critic (Tonight on Broadway) 
Jul 5
Bernardus J Cardinal Alfrink, cardinal of Utrecht Netherlands 
Jul 6
Emil Barth, writer 
Jul 6
Frederica Sagor Maas, American playwright and screen writer (d. 2012) 
Jul 7
Earle E. Partridge, United States Air Force general (d. 1990) 
Jul 8
George Antheil, Trenton NJ, composer (Airplane Sonata) 
Jul 9
Robert Oboussier, composer 
Jul 10
Bob Catterall, cricketer (dashing South African batsman of 20's) 
Jul 10
Elsie Evelyn Laye, English singer/actress (Bitter Sweet, Merry Widow) 
Jul 10
Sampson Sievers, Russian Orthodox Christian monk, priest and wonder-worker (d. 1979) 
Jul 10
Mitchell Parish, American lyricist (d. 1993) 
Jul 12
Fjodor Godunov-Tcherdynchev, Russian poet (Life of Tchernyshevsky) 
Jul 13
JH Scheps, Dutch 2nd-Member of parliament (social democratic) 
Jul 13
George Lewis, American musician (d. 1969) 
Jul 18
Nathalie Sarraute [Tcherniak], Ivanovo, Russia, writer and lawyer (Portrait of a Man Unknown, The Golden Fruits) 
Jul 19
Arno Breker, German sculptor (3rd Reich sculptor 
Jul 19
Charles Barnet "Roscoe" Harvey, soldier 
Jul 19
Marc Turfkruijer, Flemish movie journalist/writer 
Jul 20
Gottfried von Haberler, Austrian economist 
Jul 20
Maurice Gilliams, Flemish writer/poet/essayist (Maria's Life) 
Jul 20
Maurice Leyland, prolific cricket left-handed batsman (England) 
Jul 24
Zelda Fitzgerald, 1st wife of F Scott 
Jul 25
Enrique Amorim, Uruguayan author (La victoria no viene sola) 
Jul 27
Charles Vidor, Budapest Hungary, direct (Rhapsody, Gilda, Cover Girl) 
Jul 27
Hans Haug, composer 
Jul 28
Maurice Johnstone, composer 
Jul 29
Alexander Vasil'yevich Mosolov, composer [OS] 
Jul 29
Don Redman, Piedmont WV, orchestra leader (Sugar Hill Times) 
Jul 29
Eyvind Johnson, Sweden, novelist (Return to Ithaca-Nobel 1974) 
Jul 29
Don Redman, American musician (d. 1964) 
Jul 31
Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll) 
Jul 31
Erich Katz, composer 
Aug 1
Otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26) 
Aug 2
Helen Morgan [Riggins], Danville, Illinois, American singer/actress (Applause, Show Boat) 
Aug 2
Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor/composer 
Aug 3
Arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer 
Aug 3
Ernie Pyle, England, correspondent during WW II 
Aug 3
John T Scopes, Tennessee teacher convicted for teaching evolution 
Aug 4
Arturo Umberto Illia, pres of Argentina (1963-66) 
Aug 4
Douglas L Mays, cartoonist (Punch) 
Aug 4
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, London or Hitchin UK, consort of King George VI and Queen Mother after his death (d. 2002) 
Aug 5
Bodi Rapp, [Johanna PAC Goetmakers], Dutch mezzo-soprano/teacher 
Aug 6
Cecil H. Green, American geophysicist (d. 2003) 
Aug 7
Taylor Caldwell, novelist 
Aug 8
Josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange 
Aug 8
Victor Young, Chicago Illinois, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show, In Old California) 
Aug 10
Arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924) 
Aug 11
Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] 
Aug 11
Charles William Paddock, Texas, American athlete and 100m record breaker (Olympic-2 gold-1920) (d. 1943) 
Aug 11
Philip Phillips, American archaeologist (d. 1994) 
Aug 12
Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer 
Aug 14
Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer 
Aug 15
Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything) 
Aug 17
Quincy Howe, Boston Mass, newscaster (CBS Weekend News) 
Aug 18
Walter O'Keefe, Hartford Ct, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood) 
Aug 18
Glenn Albert Black, American archaeologist (d. 1964) 
Aug 18
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Allahabad Oudh, Indian diplomat and politician 
Aug 19
Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (d. 1976) 
Aug 20
Edward J "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147 break 
Aug 21
Eileen Percy, Belfast Ireland, silent film actress (Let's Go) 
Aug 22
Elizabeth Bergner, Vienna Austria, actress (Catherine the Great) 
Aug 22
Sergei Ozhegov, Russian lexicographer (d. 1964) 
Aug 23
Ernst Krenek, Vienna Austria, composer (Johnny Spielt Auf) 
Aug 23
Malvina Reynolds, American folk singer/songwriter (d. 1978) 
Aug 24
Preston Foster, Ocean City NJ, actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger) 
Aug 25
Mary Bruce, dance Teacher 
Aug 26
Hellmuth Walter, German engineer and inventor (d. 1980) 
Aug 28
Olga Dickie, Horror of Dracula 
Aug 28
Diana Bourbon, Atlantic Adventure 
Aug 28
Rudy Schrager, Monsieur Verdoux 
Aug 28
Wynant D. Hubbard, Adventures in Africa No. 11: Beasts of the Wilderness 
Aug 29
Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou) 
Aug 30
Franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief) 
Aug 31
Roland Culver, London England, actor (Thunderball, Encore) 
Aug 31
Gino Lucetti, Italian anarchist (d. 1943) 
Sep 1
Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) 
Sep 1
Kazimierz Wilkomirski, composer 
Sep 1
Richard Arlen, Virginia, actor (Alice in Wonderland, Crawling Hand) 
Sep 3
Urho K Kekkonen, premier/president Finland (1956-81) 
Sep 4
Cornelis Verolme, Dutch ship builder 
Sep 6
Julien Green, US/French writer (Frere Francois) 
Sep 6
W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (d. 1979) 
Sep 7
"Janet" Taylor Caldwell, England, novelist (Melissa) 
Sep 7
Emerson Treacy, Phila, actor (California Straight Ahead) 
Sep 8
Claude D Pepper, (Rep-D-FL, 1963- ), old people's advocate 
Sep 9
James Hilton, English novelist (Goodbye Mr Chips) 
Sep 11
D. W. Brooks, American farmer and businessman (d. 1999) 
Sep 12
Eric Harding Thiman, composer 
Sep 14
Sidney Marion, MA, entertainer 
Sep 15
Larry Kent, CA, director (High Stakes) 
Sep 17
John Willard Marriott, American hotelier (d. 1985) 
Sep 17
Hughie Critz, baseball player (d. 1980) 
Sep 19
Ricardo Cortez [Jacob Krantz], New York City, New York, American actor and director (The Maltese Falcon) 
Sep 19
Solomon Pimsleur, composer 
Sep 20
Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, Brazil general/pres (1964-67) 
Sep 20
Uuno Kalervo Klami, composer 
Sep 20
Wilhelm Weismann, composer 
Sep 22
William Spratling, American silversmith (d. 1967) 
Sep 22
Paul H. Emmett, American chemical engineer (d. 1985) 
Sep 23
Bill Stone, British serviceman; one of the last surviving veterans of World War I 
Sep 24
Ham Fisher, American cartoonist (d. 1955) 
Sep 29
Miguel Alemán Valdés, President of Mexico (d. 1983) 
Sep 30
Otto Roesch, paleontologist 
Oct 1
Tom Goddard, English cricketer (d. 1966) 
Oct 2
Coco the Clown [Nicolai Poliakoff], Dvinsk, Famous Russian clown 
Oct 3
Jay Irving, NYC, cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh) 
Oct 3
Thomas Wolfe, Asheville, North Carolina, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel) 
Oct 6
Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961) 
Oct 7
Heinrich Himmler, a leading Nazi and head of the Gestapo 
Oct 8
Geoffrey Alan Jellicoe, landscape architect 
Oct 8
Serge Chermayeff, architect/designer 
Oct 8
Zeno Octavian Vancea, composer 
Oct 9
Alastair Sim, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright) 
Oct 9
Silvio Cator, Haiti, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1928) 
Oct 10
Helen Hayes, Wash DC, actress (Caesar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday) 
Oct 11
Cal Hubbard, NFL tackle (Giants, Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates) 
Oct 13
Marius-Francois Gaillard, composer 
Oct 13
Gerald Marks, American songwriter (All of Me) (d. 1997) 
Oct 14
Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930) 
Oct 15
Fritz Feld, Berlin Germany, actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus) 
Oct 15
Mervyn LeRoy, movie producer (Devil at 4 O'Clock) 
Oct 16
Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank) 
Oct 16
[Leon] Goose Goslin, baseball hall of famer (AL bat champ 1928) 
Oct 16
Edward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator (d. 1979) 
Oct 16
Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988) 
Oct 17
Jean Arthur, New York, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington) (d. 1991) 
Oct 19
Bill Ponsford, cricketer (great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic v NSW) 
Oct 19
Theodoro Valcarcel, composer 
Oct 19
Roy Worters, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (d. 1957) 
Oct 19
Erna Berger, German soprano (d. 1990) 
Oct 20
Rodolfo Halffter, composer 
Oct 20
Wayne Morse, (Sen-R/D-Ore) 
Oct 22
Edward R Stettinius, US, foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat 
Oct 22
James Hall, Dallas TX, actor (Hell's Angels) 
Oct 23
Douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain) 
Oct 24
Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages 
Oct 24
Karl Otto Runolfsson, composer 
Oct 26
Ibrahim Abbud, general/premier Sudan (1958-64) 
Oct 26
Karin Boye, writer 
Oct 30
Augustin Lara, composer 
Oct 30
Ragnar Granit Finnish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1991) 
Oct 31
Carl Hubbard, Missouri, baseball & football Hall of Famer 
Nov 3
Roger Blunt, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in 9 Tests 1930-32) 
Nov 3
Adolf Dassler, founder of Adidas (d. 1978) 
Nov 4
Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars) 
Nov 4
Lucreţiu Pătrăşcanu, Romanian communist activist and sociologist (d. 1954) 
Nov 4
Pál Fekete, A kék bálvány 
Nov 4
Signe Ramberg, Ungen 
Nov 4
Joan Dotras i Vila, Catalina de Inglaterra 
Nov 5
Martin Dies, Jr., American politician (d. 1972) 
Nov 7
Efrem Kurtz, St Petersburg Russia, conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54) 
Nov 8
Georges Lonque, composer 
Nov 8
Margaret Mitchell, Atlanta, Georgia, author (Gone With the Wind), (d. 1949) 
Nov 8
Mihailo Vukdragovic, composer 
Nov 8
Albert F. Frey-Wyssling, Küssnacht, Swiss Botanist and pioneer of submicroscopic morphology and the discipline of molecular biology 
Nov 11
Helena Konopacka, Poland, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1928) 
Nov 11
Hugh Scott, (Sen-R-Penn), minority whip 
Nov 11
John Longden, West Indies, actor (Man From Interpol) 
Nov 13
Edward Buzzell, American film director (d. 1985) 
Nov 14
Clara Fasano, sculptor 
Nov 14
Aaron Copland, Brooklyn, New York, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring) (d. 1990) 
Nov 17
Marcel Dalio, Paris, actor (Casablanca) 
Nov 18
Constantin Alajalov, Russia, artist (Ditters & Jitters) 
Nov 18
Howard Thurman, theologian/author (Deep River, Deep in the Hunger) 
Nov 18
George Kistiakowsky, Kiev, Ukrainian-American Chemist who helped develop the first atomic bomb (Manhattan Project), but later opposed nuclear weapons 
Nov 19
Anna Seghers, [Netty Radvanyi-Reiling], German author (7th Cross) 
Nov 19
Anton Walbrook, [Adolf Wohlbrook], Vienna Austria, actor (Laura) 
Nov 19
Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian scientist (d. 1980) 
Nov 19
Bunny Ahearne, Irish ice hockey promoter (d. 1985) 
Nov 20
Chester Gould, cartoonist (Dick Tracy) 
Nov 21
Alice Calhoun, Cleveland OH, Silent film actress (Flowing Gold) 
Nov 21
Jobyna Ralston, South Pittsburgh TN, actress (For Heaven's Sake) 
Nov 22
Hugo Godron, composer 
Nov 22
Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and novelist (d. 1980) 
Nov 24
Cornelius Kee, composer 
Nov 24
Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, film maker/teacher 
Nov 25
Arthur Schwartz, composer (Girl from Paris, Excuse my Dust) 
Nov 25
Helen Gahagan Douglas, Nixon's 1st opponent/(Rep-D-Ca) 
Nov 25
Rudolf Höß, commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp (d. 1947) 
Nov 25
Michael Sonnabend, Michelangelo: A Self Portrait 
Nov 27
Leon Barzin, Brussels Belgium, conductor (NY City Ballet 1948-58) 
Nov 27
Robert Blum, composer 
Nov 28
Lester Vail, actor (Dance Fools Dance, Consolation Marriage) 
Nov 30
Korneel Goossens, Flemish literature/art historian 
Dec 3
Lester Matthews, Nottingham England, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu) 
Dec 3
Richard Kuhn, Austria, biochemist, worked with vitamins (Nobel 1938) 
Dec 3
Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountain guide (d. 2004) 
Dec 6
Agnes Moorehead, Clinton, Massachusetts, American actress (Endora-Bewitched) 
Dec 8
Sun Li-jen, Chinese general (d. 1990) 
Dec 9
Albert Weisbord, American labor organizer (d. 1977) 
Dec 12
Sammy Davis, Sr., American dancer (d. 1988) 
Dec 13
Jonel Perlea, composer 
Dec 13
Norman Foster, Richmond IN, actor (Skyscraper Souls) 
Dec 14
Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer 
Dec 15
Francesco Messina, sculptor 
Dec 16
Victor S Pritchett, literary critic/author (Myth Makers) 
Dec 17
Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslavia, composer/conductor 
Dec 17
Mary Cartwright, English mathematician (d. 1998) 
Dec 17
Katina Paxinou, Greek actress (d. 1973) 
Dec 20
Gabby Harnett, (NL MVP 1935) 
Dec 21
Oda Schaefer, German author/poet (Die Windharfe, Ladies Only) 
Dec 21
Wischnewski, writer 
Dec 22
Alan Dudley Bush, composer pianist/teacher 
Dec 23
Otto Soglow, American comics artist (d. 1975) 
Dec 24
Joey Smallwood, Canadian politician, Premier of Newfoundland (d. 1991) 
Dec 25
Barton Maclane, Columbia SC, actor (Gen Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie) 
Dec 25
Gladys Swarthout, Deepwater Missouri, mezzo-soprano (La Gioconda) 
Dec 25
W L "Tich" Cornford, cricketer (Sussex keeper played for England 1930) 
Dec 25
Claude Hulbert, My Learned Friend 
Dec 25
Martin Konigsberg, Wild Man Blues 
Dec 25
Gladys Swarthout, Champagne Waltz 
Dec 25
Leonard Fields, The Scarlet Letter 
Dec 25
Al Trace, Duel 
Dec 27
Hans Stuck, German race car driver (d. 1978) 
Dec 29
Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist 
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Manfred Voss, Der Fremdenlegionär 
1
Paul Flato, Holiday 
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