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1902John Steinbeck, Salinas California, author (Grapes of Wrath-Nobel 1962)

1902Charles A Lindbergh, Detroit, pilot (1st to fly solo across Atlantic)

1902Paul Dirac, Bristol, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1933), (d. 1984)

1902Meyer Lansky, Grodno, Russian-American mobster (Started numbers)

1902Thomas E. Dewey, Owosso Michigan, Governor and Republican presidential candidate 1944, 1948

1902Eddie Shore, Fort Qu'Appelle Northwest Territories, NHL hall of famer

1902Leni Riefenstahl, [Helene Bertha Amalie], Germany, film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland)

1902Albert Anastasia [Umberto Anastasio], Tropea Italy, American gangster (Murder Inc)

1902Ralph Richardson, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, actor (Anna Karenina, Dr Zhivago), (d. 1983)

1902Carlo Gambino, Palermo Sicily, Italian-born American mafioso (Gambino family)

1902George Murphy, New Haven Ct, (Sen-R-California)/actor/dancer (MGM Parade)

1902Walter Houser Brattain, Amoy, China, American physicist (Nobel 1956-transistor)

1902Howie Morenz, Mitchell Quebec, Canadian professional ice hockey player

1902Margaret Hamilton, Cleveland Ohio, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz)

1902Arna Bontemps, Louisiana, American poet (100 years of negro freedom)

1902Karl Popper, Austrian/British philosopher (Logic of Forschung)

1902Ray Kroc, Oak Park, Illinois, fast food entrepreneur (McDonalds), (d. 1984)

1902Bobby Jones Jr, Atlanta Georgia, amateur golfer (Grand Slam 1930)

1902 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 1
Buster Nupen, cricketer (1-eyed South African quick, great on matting) 
Jan 1
Dimiter Nenov, composer 
Jan 1
Andy Iona, I Cover Chinatown 
Jan 1
Jerry Fletcher, Free, Blonde and 21 
Jan 1
Dwight Taylor, Top Hat 
Jan 1
Everett Brown, Gone with the Wind 
Jan 2
Dan Keating, Irish republican (d. 2007) 
Jan 2
Barry Goldwater, American politician (d. 1998) 
Jan 3
Henry Lennox d'Aubigny Hopkinson, diplomat/politician 
Jan 4
John McCone, CIA Director (d. 1991) 
Jan 5
Dorothea "Stella" Gibbons, English author (Cold Comfort Farm) 
Jan 5
Pierre Palla, Dutch pianist/organist 
Jan 6
Mark Brunswick, composer 
Jan 6
Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer 
Jan 6
Helmut Poppendick, Nazi physician (d. 1994) 
Jan 8
Alexander Gray, Wrightsville Pa, actor (This is Music) 
Jan 8
Carl R[ansom] Rogers, US, psychologist (Client-Centered Therapy) 
Jan 8
Georgy M Malenkov, Stalin's successor as head of CPSU, PM (1953-55) 
Jan 8
Gret Palucca, German dancer/choreography (Silent Song) 
Jan 9
Rudolph Bing, opera manager (NY Metropolitan Opera) 
Jan 11
Maurice Durufle, French organist/composer 
Jan 12
Ibn Abdul-Aziz Saud, Kuwait, king (Saudi Arabia) 
Jan 12
Ray Teal, Grand Rapids Mich, actor (Sheriff Roy Coffee-Bonanza) 
Jan 12
Simon H Spoor, Dutch gen/intelligence officer for Gen MacArthur 
Jan 14
Alfred Tarski, Warsaw, mathematician/logician 
Jan 14
F C Terborgh, [Reijnier Flaes], Dutch writer (De Turkenoorlog) 
Jan 15
Abd al-Aziz ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Faisal al-Saud, king (Saudi Arabia) 
Jan 15
Paul Child,  
Jan 15
A.H.Z. Carr, The Mighty Quinn 
Jan 15
Nazim Hikmet, Tosun Pasa 
Jan 15
Roman Niewiarowicz, Smarkula 
Jan 15
Alina Halska, Mlody las 
Jan 16
Eric Liddell, China, English 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1924) 
Jan 16
Evelyn Levine, composer 
Jan 17
Geoffrey W Lloyd, British minister of Brandstoffen/Energy (1951-55) 
Jan 17
Cornwell Jackson, They Call It Murder 
Jan 17
Leonid Trauberg, Yunost Maksima 
Jan 17
Anci Barna, Balkezes angyal 
Jan 17
Roy Ivey, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Jan 19
Heinrich Schmist-Barrien, German author (Moorkeerl) 
Jan 20
Leon Ames, Meet Me in St. Louis 
Jan 20
Stephen Jack, Treasure Island 
Jan 20
Nina Penn, Splendor 
Jan 20
Alfred H. Unger, Olivia 
Jan 22
Daniel Kinsey, American hurdler (d. 1970) 
Jan 23
Benny Waters, saxophonist 
Jan 24
Oskar Morgenstern, German/US economist 
Jan 24
Walter Keirnan, New Havens Ct, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret) 
Jan 24
E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (d. 1965) 
Jan 25
Gerard P M Knuvelder, Dutch literature historian (Vocation, Kitty) 
Jan 25
Pablo Antonio, Filipino modernist architect (d. 1975) 
Jan 26
Laurence "Bill" Craigie, jet pioneer 
Jan 26
Menno ter Braak, Dutch writer/essayist (Carnaval of the Citizens) 
Jan 26
Romney Brent, Saltillo Mexico, actor/writer (Dinner at the Ritz) 
Jan 30
Elise Cavanna, actress (Pharmacist, Dentist, Barber Shop) 
Jan 30
Nikolaus Pevsner, Engl, art historian (The Buildings of England) 
Jan 31
Alva Myrdal, Uppsala Sweden, diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize-1982) 
Jan 31
Jean C M Picart le Doux, France, carpet designer 
Jan 31
Julian H Steward, US anthropologist/professor 
Feb 1
Carlo Borbolla, composer 
Feb 1
Langston Hughes, Joplin, Missouri, American poet (Weary Blues) and playwright (Mulatto) 
Feb 1
Therese Brandl, Nazi concentration camp guard (d. 1947, by execution) 
Feb 2
Tyra Ryman, Arboga Sweden, actress (Peter the Tramp) 
Feb 2
Newbold Morris, American politician (d. 1966) 
Feb 2
Hans Toussaint, Besonders wertvoll 
Feb 2
Nel Oosthout, Wilton's Zoo 
Feb 2
Tyra Ryman, Luffar-Petter 
Feb 2
Dwight Caldwell, Batman and Robin 
Feb 2
Newbold Morris, Episode dated 7 April 1952 
Feb 2
A.C. Bumpus, In Old Chicago 
Feb 2
W. Wallace Kelley, Vertigo 
Feb 4
Charles A Lindbergh, Detroit, pilot (1st to fly solo across Atlantic) 
Feb 4
Hartley Shawcross, British lawyer and politician (d. 2003) 
Feb 5
Bronislaw Kaper, composer 
Feb 6
Louis Nizer, lawyer (defended blacklisted stars in '50s, Catspaw) 
Feb 6
George Brunies, American musician (d. 1974) 
Feb 7
Ethelda Blebtrey, Waterford NY, 100m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1920) 
Feb 8
Lyle Talbot, [Lysle Hollywood], Pittsburgh, actor (Glen or Glenda) 
Feb 8
Demchugdongrub, Mongolian politician (d. 1966) 
Feb 9
Blanche Calloway, US vocalist/dancer (12 Clouds of Joy) 
Feb 9
Chester H Lauck, Allene AR, actor (Dreaming Out Loud, 2 Weeks to Live) 
Feb 9
Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, German women's leader (d. 1999) 
Feb 10
Armand Bernier, Belgian poet (Sorcier Triste) 
Feb 10
Stella Adler, NY, actress (My Girl Tisa) 
Feb 10
Walter Houser Brattain, Amoy, China, American physicist (Nobel 1956-transistor) 
Feb 11
Arne Jacobsen, Danish architect (d. 1971) 
Feb 12
William D Revelli, Spring Gulch Colorado, band leader 
Feb 12
William Collier, American stage and film actor (d. 1987) 
Feb 12
Will Glahé, Weltrekord im Seitensprung 
Feb 12
Hortense Alden, Time for You and Time for Me 
Feb 13
Blair Moody, New Haven Ct, (Sen-Mich) 
Feb 13
Karl Menger, Austria/US mathematician (theory of dimension) 
Feb 14
Fred Scott, Fresno California, vocalist/actor (Vincent Lopez) 
Feb 14
Ray "Crash" Corrigan, Milwaukee, cowboy (Crash Corrigan's Ranch) 
Feb 14
Stu Erwin, Squaw Valley California, actor (Stu Erwin Show) 
Feb 14
Valentin Ruiz Azner, composer 
Feb 14
Thelma Ritter, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Miracle on 34th Street) 
Feb 15
Archie Marshek, Road to Bali 
Feb 15
Johanna Karl-Lory, Germany Pale Mother 
Feb 15
Eldo Di Lazzaro, Donnie Brasco 
Feb 15
Franz Fiedler, Cadets 
Feb 15
Albert E. Levoy, The Bold Caballero 
Feb 15
Hans Hvass, Hugormen 
Feb 17
Marian Anderson, Phila, operatic contralto (banned by D.A.R.) 
Feb 18
Walter Herbert, German-born conductor and impresario (d. 1975) 
Feb 19
Hugo Haas, Brno Czechoslovakia, actor/director (2 Smart People) 
Feb 19
John Bubbles, Louisville Ky, rhythm tap dancer (No Maps on My Taps) 
Feb 19
Nydia Westman, NYC, actress (Going My Way, Young Mr Bobbins) 
Feb 20
Ansel Adams, photographer (1966 ASMP Award) 
Feb 20
Oscar Ferket, Muziek is schoon 
Feb 21
Arthur D Nock, English/US historian (St Paul) 
Feb 21
Bob [Hijman] Scholte, Dutch vocalist [or 1909] 
Feb 21
John Smallenbroek, Dutch minister of Internal Affairs [or 1909] 
Feb 22
Hanns Neupert, German piano builder/author (Das Klavichord) 
Feb 22
John McGovern, The Birds 
Feb 22
Kaarlo Kytö, Dynamite Girl 
Feb 22
Bruno Arno, Benno Stehkragen 
Feb 22
Bertil Hallberg, Kronans käcka gossar 
Feb 25
Max Kommerell, German literary/author (Die Gefangenen) 
Feb 25
Oscar Cullmann, Swiss theologist (Das Petrusproblem) 
Feb 26
Rudolf Moralt, German conductor (Vienna Philharmonic) 
Feb 26
Vercors, [Jean Bruller], French writer (Le Silence de la Mer) 
Feb 26
Rudolf Moralt, Sissi: The Young Empress 
Feb 26
Lúcio Costa, O Aleijadinho 
Feb 26
Stig Wesslén, Sampo Lappelill 
Feb 27
Ethelda Bleibtrey, 100m/300m US swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1920) 
Feb 27
Gene Sarazen, Harrison NY, PGA golfer (Masters 1935, US Open 1922, 32) 
Feb 27
John Steinbeck, Salinas California, author (Grapes of Wrath-Nobel 1962) 
Mar 2
Edward Uhler Condon, atomic scientist (Manhattan Project) 
Mar 2
Moe Berg, American baseball player and spy (d. 1972) 
Mar 3
Ruby Dandridge, Memphis Tenn, actress (Father of the Bride) 
Mar 3
Józef Kondrat, The Boxer and Death 
Mar 3
Elisabeth Bertram, The Nasty Girl 
Mar 3
Emilio Baldanello, Casello N. 3 
Mar 3
Wladyslaw Daszewski, Strachy 
Mar 3
Ryszard Kierczynski, Smarkula 
Mar 4
Russell P. Reeder, Mackenzie's Raiders 
Mar 4
Russell P. Reeder, The Long Gray Line 
Mar 7
Heinz Ruehmann, German actor/director (Der Hauptmann von Köpenick) 
Mar 8
Jennings Randolph, (Sen) 
Mar 8
Louise Beavers, American actress (d. 1962) 
Mar 9
Edward Durell Stone, US, architect (US Embassy, New Delhi) 
Mar 9
Will Geer, Frankfort Indiana, American actor (Grandpa Walton-The Waltons) 
Mar 10
Kurt Hirschfeld, Andorra 
Mar 10
Newton P. Jacobs, Galaxina 
Mar 11
Josef Martin Bauer, writer 
Mar 15
Kitty Masters, actress 
Mar 16
Lucie Rie, potter 
Mar 17
Bobby Jones Jr, Atlanta Georgia, amateur golfer (Grand Slam 1930) 
Mar 18
Diana Miller, The Rainbow Trail 
Mar 18
Doris Dalton, Outcast 
Mar 18
Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Sanshiro Sugata 
Mar 18
Claire Cramer, Citizen Kane 
Mar 18
Nate H. Edwards, The Alamo 
Mar 18
Molly Parnis, Happy Anniversary 
Mar 20
Edgar Buchanan, Humansville Mo, actor (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction) 
Mar 20
Kathryn Forbes, short story writer (mama's bank account) 
Mar 21
Carl Jaffe, Hamburg Germany, actor (1st Man in Space, Escapement) 
Mar 21
Eddie James "Son" House, folk blues musician (Delta Blues) 
Mar 21
William Downie Forrest, journalist 
Mar 21
Gustav Fröhlich, Metropolis 
Mar 21
Carl Jaffe, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp 
Mar 21
Son House, On the Road 
Mar 21
Dick Tyler Sr., In Cold Blood 
Mar 21
Ernest D. Glucksman, The Nutty Professor 
Mar 22
Ellin Berlin, [MacKay], Mrs Irving Berlin, writer (Lace Curtain) 
Mar 23
Philip Ober, Fort Payne Ala, actor (Gen Stone-I Dream of Jeannie) 
Mar 24
Thomas E. Dewey, Owosso Michigan, Governor and Republican presidential candidate 1944, 1948 
Mar 25
Sten Broman, composer 
Mar 26
Leslie Melville, economist 
Mar 27
Mary Armour, artist 
Mar 27
Charles Lang, American cinematographer (d. 1998) 
Mar 28
Flora Robson, South Shields England, actress (Dominique is Dead) 
Mar 28
Paul Godwin, [Goldfein], Polish/Dutch violinist 
Mar 28
Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (d. 1988) 
Mar 29
Onslow Stevens, Los Angeles California, actor (Mr Fisher-This is the Life) 
Mar 29
William Walton, England, composer (Troilus & Cressida, Wise Virgins) 
Mar 29
Marcel Aymé, French writer (d. 1967) 
Mar 30
Brooke Astor, American philanthropist (d. 2007) 
Mar 30
Ted Heath, British musician and band leader (d. 1969) 
Apr 1
L P Jai, cricketer (one Test India v England 1934, scored 19 & 0) 
Apr 1
Maria Polydouri, Greek poet (d. 1930) 
Apr 2
Danilo Svara, composer 
Apr 2
Jan Tschichold, German typographer (d. 1974) 
Apr 3
Henri Garat, Paris France, actor (Congress Dances) 
Apr 3
Siguringi Eirikur Hjorleifsson, composer 
Apr 3
Lisa Wirström, I mörkaste Småland 
Apr 3
Reinhard Gehlen,  
Apr 4
Louise L de Vilmorin, French poetess/author (Lutin Sauvage) 
Apr 4
Stanley G. Weinbaum, American science-fiction author (d. 1935) 
Apr 4
Louise de Vilmorin, The Earrings of Madame de... 
Apr 4
Brenda Bond, Rainbow Riley 
Apr 4
Manuel Granero, Gloria que mata 
Apr 4
Rose Loewinger, The Mating of Millie 
Apr 4
Erich Freund, Zugverkehr unregelmäßig 
Apr 4
Stanley G. Weinbaum, She Devil 
Apr 4
Rose Loewinger, The Death Kiss 
Apr 6
Gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus) 
Apr 6
Veniamin Kaverin, Russian writer (d. 1989) 
Apr 8
Arthur Wellard, cricketer (big hitting Somerset & England batsman) 
Apr 8
Josef Krips, Vienna Austria, conductor (London Symph 1954-63) 
Apr 9
Frantisek Suchy, composer [or April 21, 1891] 
Apr 11
Quentin Reynolds, NYC, newscaster (Its News to Me)/author (FBI) 
Apr 12
Louis J M Beel, premier of Netherland (1946-48, 58-59) 
Apr 13
Godfrey Kenton, actor (Well's Theater) 
Apr 13
Philippe de Rothschild, Paris, manager (Bordeaux Vineyard) 
Apr 14
Menachem A Schneerson, rebee (head of Lubavitcher Jews) 
Apr 14
Sylvio Mantha, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1974) 
Apr 15
Fernando Pessa, Portuguese journalist (d. 2002) 
Apr 17
Anton Beuving, lyricist (Ketelbinkie) 
Apr 17
Jaime Torres Bodet, Mexican politician (d. 1974) 
Apr 18
Giuseppe Pella, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1981) 
Apr 20
Donald Wolfit, England, actor (Lawrence of Arabia, Becket, Accursed) 
Apr 20
Vesselin Stoyanov, composer 
Apr 21
Bernard J H "Ben" Stroman, recensent/writer (Jomtof & Blue Beard) 
Apr 22
Megan Lloyd George, English politician 
Apr 23
Halldór Laxness, Icelandic writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998) 
Apr 23
Halldór Laxness, The Honour of the House 
Apr 23
Louis Salou, Children of Paradise 
Apr 23
Vivian Vaughan, Life of an American Fireman 
Apr 23
Pavel Armand, Harut 
Apr 25
Werner Heyde, German psychiatrist (d. 1964) 
Apr 27
Kitty Kelly, NYC, actress (Ladies of the Jury, Behind Office Doors) 
Apr 28
Johan Borgen, Norwegian author (d. 1979) 
Apr 29
Theodore Chanler, composer 
Apr 30
Andre-Francois Marescotti, composer 
Apr 30
Rudolf Wittelsbach, composer 
May 1
Sonnie Hale, First a Girl 
May 2
Brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez) 
May 2
Erin O'Brien-Moore, LA CA, actress (Peyton Place, Our Little Girl) 
May 3
Hugo Friedhofer, composer 
May 3
Jack Larue, NYC, actor (Lights Out, Mouthpiece, My Favorite Brunette) 
May 3
Seton I Miller, Chehalis WA, writer (Pete's Dragon, Istanbul) 
May 3
Walter Slezak, Vienna, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Inspector General) 
May 3
Alfred Kastler, Guebwiller France, French Physicist and Nobel Prize laureate (Hertzian resonances within atoms) 
May 4
Cola [Nicolas] Debrot, Bonaire governor (Neth Antilles)/author 
May 4
Cvjetko Rihtman, composer 
May 4
Rodney Meredith Thomas, architect/painter 
May 6
Walter Dawson, British Air Chief marshall 
May 6
Harry Golden, American journalist (d. 1981) 
May 6
Max Ophüls, German-born director (d. 1957) 
May 7
Sal Gliatto, baseball player 
May 8
Andre Michel Lwoff, physiologist 
May 8
Milford "Curly" Page, cricketer (NZ bat early 1930's, All Black half) 
May 10
David O Selznick, Pittsburgh Pa, producer (Gone With the Wind) 
May 10
Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37) 
May 10
Anatole Litvak, Ukrainian-born film director (d. 1974) 
May 11
Kaarlo Sarkia, Finnish poet (Unen Kaivo) 
May 12
Heinrich Kirchner, German sculptor 
May 15
Richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chic) 
May 16
Jan Kiepura, Sosnowiec Poland, vocalist/actor (Her Wonderful Lie) 
May 17
John Vincent, composer 
May 18
[Robert] Meredith Willson, Mason City Iowa, composer (Music Man) 
May 20
Hans Sahl, writer 
May 21
Earl Averill, baseball player (d. 1983) 
May 21
Marcel Lajos Breuer, Hungarian-born architect (d. 1981) 
May 22
Al Simmons, Milwaukee, American baseball outfielder (A's), lifetime batting avg of .334 (d. 1956) 
May 23
Mark Lothar, composer 
May 25
Helvi Lemmikke Leiviska, composer 
May 27
Celius Dougherty, composer 
May 30
Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd, English Archaeologist (Arzawa civilization, Turkey) 
May 30
Stepin Fetchit, [Lincoln Perry], Fla, actor (Miracle in Harlem) 
May 31
Billy Mayerl, composer 
May 31
Henk Schaer, [Hendricus JM Schaareman], actor/conductor 
May 31
Ralph Walter Wood, composer 
Jun 3
Edward Wayne, physician (Queen of Scotland) 
Jun 4
Richard Allen, India, field hockey goal tender (Olympic-gold-1928) 
Jun 5
Hugo Huppert, writer 
Jun 6
Avraham Daus, composer 
Jun 6
Harold Roxbee Cox Kings Norton, aeronautical engineer 
Jun 6
Jimmie Lunceford, American bandleader (d. 1947) 
Jun 7
Herman B Wells, president and chancellor of Indiana University (d. 2000) 
Jun 8
Albe, [Renaut A Joostens], Flemish writer (Andalusian Diary) 
Jun 10
Gaston Brenta, composer 
Jun 10
J Wouterus van Dieren, Dutch biologist (Terschelling) 
Jun 11
Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, composer 
Jun 12
Hendrik J Elias, Flemish historian/(mayor-Ghent) 
Jun 15
David Brooks, psychologist 
Jun 15
Erik Erikson, Frankfurt Germany, American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst who coined the phrase "identity crisis" 
Jun 16
Barbara McClintock, US, cytogeneticist (Jumping Genes, Nobel 1983) 
Jun 16
Kornelis Posthumus, Dutch chemist 
Jun 17
Sammy Fain, American popular music composer (d. 1989) 
Jun 17
Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (d. 1982) 
Jun 18
Henry Wadsworth, Maysville KY, actor (Applause, Fast & Loose) 
Jun 19
Guy Lombardo, London Ontario Canada, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne) 
Jun 21
Wilhelm Maler, composer 
Jun 21
Howie Morenz, Mitchell Quebec, Canadian professional ice hockey player 
Jun 22
Arnold J d'Ailly, dir (Nederlandsche Bank)/mayor (Amsterdam, 1946-56) 
Jun 22
David Burns, actor (Music Man, Hello Dolly!) 
Jun 22
Marguerite De La Motte, American actress (d. 1950) 
Jun 23
Howard T Engstrom, Boston, computer designer (Univac) 
Jun 23
Mathias Wieman, German actor (d. 1969) 
Jun 25
Prince Yasuhito Chichibu, brother of Emperor Showa (d.1953) 
Jun 26
Antonia Brico, Rotterdam Holland, conductor/pianist (Antonia) 
Jun 26
William Lear, engineer/manufacturer/CEO (Lear Jet Corp) 
Jun 26
Hugues Cuénod, Swiss Tenor 
Jun 28
Pierre Brunet, France, figure skater pair (Olympic-gold-1928, 32) 
Jun 28
Richard Rodgers, Hammels Station NY, composer (Rodgers & Hammerstein) 
Jun 29
Carl-Heinz Schroth, Innsbruck, director (Reaching for the Stars) 
Jun 29
Ellen Clara Pollock, actress (Wicked Lady, Horror Hospital) 
Jul 1
Billy Wyler, director (Ben Hur, Mrs Miniver) 
Jul 1
Jose Luis Sert, Spanish/US architect 
Jul 3
Jack Newman, NZ cricket lefty pace bowler (1932-33, later knighted) 
Jul 4
George Murphy, New Haven Ct, (Sen-R-California)/actor/dancer (MGM Parade) 
Jul 4
Meyer Lansky, Grodno, Russian-American mobster (Started numbers) 
Jul 4
Vince Barnett, Pittsburgh, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle) 
Jul 4
Chris Gittins, Fresh as Paint 
Jul 4
Erik Tuxen, Torment 
Jul 5
Frank Waters, writer 
Jul 5
Henry Cabot Lodge, (Sen-R)/ambassador (VP candidate 1960) 
Jul 7
James McCartney, father of Beatle Paul McCartney 
Jul 7
Vittorio De Sica, Sora Italy, director/actor (2 Women) 
Jul 7
Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe, American baseball player (d. 2005) 
Jul 7
Kurt Neumann, Strange Journey 
Jul 7
Ralph Keene, Journey Into Spring 
Jul 7
'Double Duty' Radcliffe, Double Duty 
Jul 9
Gerhard Pohl, German writer (Crazy Ferdinand) 
Jul 10
G Weisenborn, writer 
Jul 10
Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950) 
Jul 10
Sergei Lemeshev, Muzykalnaya istoriya 
Jul 10
Günther Weisenborn, The Plot to Assassinate Hitler 
Jul 10
Nicolás Guillén, El diputado 
Jul 11
Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58) 
Jul 11
Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Dutch/US phycist 
Jul 12
Gunther Anders, writer 
Jul 14
Paul Guilfoyle, Jersey City NJ, actor/director (Curiosity Kills) 
Jul 14
Richard Clarkson, aerodynamicist 
Jul 14
Truman J Hedding, US vice-admiral (WW II) 
Jul 15
Jean Rey, Belgium, pres of European Commission (1967-70) 
Jul 15
Raymond Hackett, NYC, husband of Blanche Sweet/actor (Faithless Lover) 
Jul 16
Alexander Luria, Russian psychologist (d. 1977) 
Jul 17
Christina Stead, Australia, novelist (Man Who Loved Children) 
Jul 18
Charles W J Mengelberg, Dutch composer/conductor 
Jul 19
Gerard[us M] Rutten, director (Miraculous Life of Willem Parel) 
Jul 20
Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Bicycle Thiefs) 
Jul 20
Dilys Powell, English writer (Descent from Parnassus) 
Jul 20
Jimmy Kennedy, Irish composer (d. 1984) 
Jul 22
Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, composer 
Jul 23
Walter Burle Marx, composer 
Jul 24
Hans Chemin-Petit, composer 
Jul 24
Nora Swinburne, England, actress (Quo Vardis, Dinner at Ritz, River) 
Jul 25
Eric Hoffer, longshoreman/author (True Believer) 
Jul 26
Gracie Allen, SF California, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen) 
Jul 28
Karl Popper, Austrian/British philosopher (Logic of Forschung) 
Jul 28
Kenneth F Fearing, US, poet (Dead Reckoning) 
Jul 31
G O "Gubby" Allen, cricketer (in Sydney England non-bodyline quickie) 
Aug 1
Hendrik J Kruls, Neth, general/chief military authority (1944-46) 
Aug 1
Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor 
Aug 2
Max Liebman, Your Show of Shows 
Aug 2
Guy Repp, Citizen Kane 
Aug 2
Ernest Harper, Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations 
Aug 3
Habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87) 
Aug 3
Judson Laire, NYC, actor/singer (Papa-Mama, Adm Broadway Revue) 
Aug 3
Ray Block, France, orchestra leader (Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason) 
Aug 3
Regina Jonas, German first woman rabbi (d. 1944) 
Aug 4
Wild Bill Hallahan, American baseball player (d. 1981) 
Aug 5
Irene Rice Pereira, Chelsea, Massachusetts, American abstract artist 
Aug 6
Michal Vilec, composer 
Aug 6
Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [OS] 
Aug 6
Dutch Schultz, American bootlegger (d. 1935) 
Aug 6
Margarete Klose, Das Mädchen von Elizondo 
Aug 6
Luis Russell, Blue Jasmine 
Aug 8
Paul Dirac, Bristol, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1933), (d. 1984) 
Aug 9
Zino Francescatti, Marseilles France, violinist (NY Phil-1939) 
Aug 10
Norma Shearer, Canadian actress (d. 1983) 
Aug 10
Curt Siodmak, German-born author (d. 2000) 
Aug 10
Arne Tiselius, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971) 
Aug 11
Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu) 
Aug 11
Lloyd Nolan, SF California, actor (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Peyton Place) 
Aug 11
Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (d. 1986) 
Aug 13
Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic 
Aug 13
Felix Wankel, Germany, inventor (Wankel rotary-piston engine) 
Aug 13
Lord Sainsbury of Drury Lane, president (J Sansbury Pics) 
Aug 13
Regis Toomey, Pitts Pa, actor (Burke's Law, Petticoat Junction) 
Aug 14
Otto Carlmar, Fools in the Mountains 
Aug 14
Howard Bristol, Rope 
Aug 14
Charlotte Ander, Three Bluejackets and a Blonde 
Aug 14
Lauri Pulkkila, Stolen Death 
Aug 14
Mualla Sürer, Ömer the Tourist 
Aug 14
Maudlee McDougall, Kiss Me, Stupid 
Aug 15
Jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead) 
Aug 15
Katharine Brush, Red-Headed Woman 
Aug 15
Gard Cederborg, Mans kvinna 
Aug 15
Tsuruko Matsueda, Ningyo no sei 
Aug 15
Ann Greenway, Half Marriage 
Aug 15
Al Hurley, My World Dies Screaming 
Aug 16
Georgette Heyer, England, novelist (Friday's Child) 
Aug 16
Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski, composer 
Aug 18
Julius Kalas, composer 
Aug 18
Adamson-Eric, Estonian painter (d. 1968) 
Aug 19
Ogden Nash, Rye NY, humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself) 
Aug 19
Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [NS] 
Aug 19
J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (d. 1994) 
Aug 20
Ernest Charles Melvin Patrick Ekundio Marke, club owner 
Aug 21
Renato Fasano, composer 
Aug 22
Leni Riefenstahl, [Helene Bertha Amalie], Germany, film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland) 
Aug 22
Roy Armstrong, English historian (History of Sussex) 
Aug 22
Thomas Pelly, American politician (d. 1973) 
Aug 24
Fernand Braudel, French historian (Civililization & Capitalism) 
Aug 24
Carlo Gambino, Palermo Sicily, Italian-born American mafioso (Gambino family) 
Aug 24
Carlo Gambino, Lucky Luciano: Chairman of the Mob 
Aug 24
Avis Dolphin Foley, The Last Voyage of the Lusitania 
Aug 24
Veda Caroll, Apache Uprising 
Aug 25
Stefan Wolpe, Berlin Germany, composer (Zeus & Elidco) 
Aug 27
Herbert Menges, composer 
Aug 28
Margot Lister, The Prince and the Showgirl 
Aug 28
Charles A. Murphy, Damn Citizen 
Aug 28
Agustín Irusta, The Other One 
Aug 30
Arnold Maria Walter, composer 
Sep 3
Mantan Moreland, Monroe LA, comedian (Charlie Chan, Spirit of Youth) 
Sep 4
Lorna Johnstone, England, equestrian dressage (Olympic-13th-1968) 
Sep 4
Thomas Mitchell, England cricketer (d. 1996) 
Sep 5
Darryl F Zanuck, film magnate/president (20th Century Fox) 
Sep 6
Morgan Beatty, Little Rock Ark, news anchor (Du Mont Evening News) 
Sep 7
Roy Barcroft, [Howard Ravenscroft], Crab Orchard NE, actor (Freckles) 
Sep 8
Anthonie Donker, [Prof N Donkersloot], Dutch literary 
Sep 10
Toivo R Pekkanen, Finnish writer (Wegwerkers) 
Sep 11
Alice Tully, Corning, NY, singer/patroness (Carnegie Hall) 
Sep 12
Juscelino Kubitschek, president Brazil (1955-60) 
Sep 13
Hermine Heijermans, Dutch actress/author 
Sep 13
Leland Hayward, US producer (Spirit of St Louis) 
Sep 14
Giorgos Papasideris Greek musician (d. 1977) 
Sep 15
Magda [Helena] Lupescu, wife of King Carol II of Romania 
Sep 17
Esther Ralston, Bar Harbor ME, American Venus/actress (Old Ironsides) 
Sep 19
James Van Alen, created Simplified Scoring System for tennis 
Sep 19
Pieter John Bouman, sociologist/historian 
Sep 20
Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Ladri di Biciclette) 
Sep 20
Kermit Maynard, Vevey Ind, cowboy actor (Saturday Roundup) 
Sep 20
Stevie [Florence Margaret] Smith, Kingston upon Hull, English poet and novelist (Not Waving but Drowning) 
Sep 21
Allen Lane, English publisher/founder (Penguin Books) 
Sep 21
Learie [Nicholas] Constantine, Trinidad cricket player 
Sep 21
Limari Salminen, Finland, 10K run (Olympic-gold-1936) 
Sep 22
F R Boschvogel, [French LJ Ramon], Flemish writer (War of Worlds) 
Sep 22
John Houseman, Bucharest Romania, actor (Kingsfield-Paper Chase) 
Sep 23
Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator (d. 2003) 
Sep 24
Cheryl Crawford, producer (Touch of Venus, Brigadoon) 
Sep 24
Ayatollah Khomeini [Ruhollah Khomeini], Supreme leader of Iran (1979-89), religious figure, and political leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution (d. 1989) 
Sep 25
Ernst von Salomon, German writer (Kette Der Tausend Kraniche) 
Sep 25
Jeno Takacs, composer 
Sep 26
Albert Anastasia [Umberto Anastasio], Tropea Italy, American gangster (Murder Inc) 
Sep 27
Miguel Aleman Valdes, Mexican attorney/president (1946-52) 
Sep 30
Piet[er J] "Piet" Lieftinck, Dutch minister of Finance (1945-52) 
Oct 2
Dick Ket, Dutch painter/cartoonist 
Oct 2
Leopold Figl, premier of Austria 
Oct 3
Arturo da Costa e Silva, marshal/pres of Brazil (1967-69) 
Oct 3
Otto Forrest, The Jean Griffith Story 
Oct 3
Magda Berczelly, Pax vobiscum 
Oct 3
Arthur da Costa e Silva,  
Oct 3
Palle Reenberg, København, Kalundborg og - ? 
Oct 5
Larry Fine, [Laurence Feinberg], PA, comedian (3 Stooges) 
Oct 5
Michael Kondracki, composer 
Oct 5
Ray Kroc, Oak Park, Illinois, fast food entrepreneur (McDonalds), (d. 1984) 
Oct 6
Mihovil Logar, composer 
Oct 7
Willemina J H "Mascha" ter Weene, dancer/ballerina 
Oct 9
Freddie Young, British cinematographer (d. 1998) 
Oct 10
William Forrest, One-Eyed Jacks 
Oct 10
Enzo Maggio, The White Sheik 
Oct 10
Morgan Padelford, The Adventures of Robin Hood 
Oct 11
Leon Belasco, Odessa Russia, actor (Lucky Partners, My Sister Eileen) 
Oct 11
Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian freedom fighter and political leader (d. 1979) 
Oct 12
Dirk A M Binnendijk, critic (Authoritarian Regimes in Transistion) 
Oct 13
Arna Bontemps, Louisiana, American poet (100 years of negro freedom) 
Oct 13
Franco Giorgetti, Italy, cyclist (Olympic-gold-1920) 
Oct 14
Stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28) 
Oct 14
Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (d. 1963) 
Oct 15
Andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer 
Oct 15
William Edmundson, Spokane Wash, vocalist (Southernaires) 
Oct 18
Miriam Hopkins, Bainbridge GA, actress (Becky Sharp, These Three) 
Oct 18
Pascual Jordan, German physicist (d. 1980) 
Oct 21
Hilarion Rubio, composer 
Oct 21
Lillian Bronson, Lockport NY, actress (Next Voice you Hear) 
Oct 22
Frank Spedding, Hamilton Ontario, Canadian Chemist whose uranium extraction process helped make possible the first atomic bomb 
Oct 23
Otmar Nussio, composer 
Oct 23
Otto J Gombosi, Hungarian/US musicologist 
Oct 25
Henry Steele Commager, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, American historian (Atlas of Civil War) 
Oct 25
Eddie Lang, American jazz guitarist (d. 1933) 
Oct 26
Hugh Chilvers, cricketer (great leggie of 30's for NSW but not Aust) 
Oct 26
Joseph Paul Sharkey Zukauskas, boxer 
Oct 28
Elsa Lanchester, Lewisham London, actress (Bride of Frankenstien) 
Oct 30
Armin Kaufmann, composer 
Oct 31
Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet (Claro Enigma) 
Oct 31
Eduard Franz, Milwaukee Wisc, actor (Zorro) 
Oct 31
Willie Shaw, race car driver (Indy 500-1937, 39, 40) 
Oct 31
Abraham Wald, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1950) 
Nov 1
Eugen Jochum, Babenhausen Bavaria, German conductor (Hamburg Orch) 
Nov 1
Nordahl Grieg, Norwegian poet/dramatist/novelist (The Defeat) 
Nov 2
Gyula Illyes, Hungarian author/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes) 
Nov 2
Marius W Holtrop, economist/president (Netherlands Bank) 
Nov 4
Frank Jenks, Des Moines IA, actor (Zombies on Broadway) 
Nov 4
Frank Jenks, His Girl Friday 
Nov 4
John P. Fulton, Rear Window 
Nov 4
Irena Horecka, The Illumination 
Nov 4
Sten Hedlund, Panik 
Nov 4
Pierre Verger, Pierre Fatumbi Verger: Mensageiro Entre Dois Mundos 
Nov 5
Strom Thurmond, (Sen-R-SC, 1955- ) 
Nov 7
Rob van der de Bas, [Barend Robberts], troubadour (Klucht of the Cow) 
Nov 8
Mihail A Suslov, Soviet-party ideologist [NS=Nov 22] 
Nov 8
Walerian Josef Gniot, composer 
Nov 9
Anthony Asquith, British director (Carrington V C (Court martial)) 
Nov 10
Antonio Maria Valencia, composer 
Nov 10
Murk Ozinga, Dutch building historian (Monuments of Curacao) 
Nov 10
Valerie Taylor, Repulsion 
Nov 10
Rufino Inglés, Tombs of the Blind Dead 
Nov 10
Katie Rolfsen, Att angöra en brygga 
Nov 10
Erast Garin, Gentlemen of Fortune 
Nov 10
Antonio María Valencia, Claroscuro (la tragedia de un gran músico) 
Nov 10
Harry Lauder, Happy Days 
Nov 13
Gustav von Koenigswald, paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus) 
Nov 15
Frederico Freitas, composer 
Nov 16
Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist 
Nov 17
Eugene Paul Wigner, mathematician/physicist (A Bomb, Nobel 1963) 
Nov 17
Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor (And Justice for All) 
Nov 18
Barbara Giuranna, composer 
Nov 18
Jorgen Nielsen, Danish author (regional novels) 
Nov 19
Trevor Bardette, Nashville AR, actor (Refugee, None Shall Escape) 
Nov 20
Wolfgang Kunkel, German law historian 
Nov 21
Michail A Suslov, Russian party ideologist [OS=Nov 8] 
Nov 21
Foster Hewitt, Canadian radio pioneer (d. 1985) 
Nov 22
Emanuel Feuermann, Kolomea Galicia, cellist (Chicago Symph Orch) 
Nov 22
Sir Humphrey Gibbs, Rhodesian politician (d. 1990) 
Nov 22
Albert Leduc, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1990) 
Nov 23
Aaron Bank, American OSS officer and founder of the US Army Special Forces (d. 2004) 
Nov 24
Fernand Braudel, French historian 
Nov 25
Eddie Shore, Fort Qu'Appelle Northwest Territories, NHL hall of famer 
Nov 25
Tamara Shayne, The Jolson Story 
Nov 25
Jack Noyes, Rebecca 
Nov 25
George Gerwing, Tombstone Canyon 
Nov 25
Barry Clifton, The Girl in the Crowd 
Nov 25
Julia Bristigierowa,  
Nov 25
Kathleen Phelan, Lilith 
Nov 25
Eddie Shore,  
Nov 25
Dorice Fordred, Knight Without Armor 
Nov 25
Bernard Clifton, Under a Cloud 
Nov 26
Alberto Morin, PR, actor (Armando-Dallas) 
Nov 26
Gerrit Jan van der Veen, [Wolffensperger], Dutch resistance fighter 
Nov 27
Giuseppe Savagnone, composer 
Nov 28
Victor Jory, Dawson City Canada, actor (Kings Row, Manhunt) 
Nov 29
Carlo Levi, Italy, painter/novelist (Of Fear & Freedom) 
Nov 29
Georges Poulet, French/Belgian critic (Temps Humain) 
Dec 1
Morris "Red" Badgro, Wash, NFL hall of famer (Yanks, Giants, Dodgers) 
Dec 2
Horace A Hildreth, (Gov-Maine, 1945-49) 
Dec 2
Miroslav Ponc, composer 
Dec 3
Willem Arnold de Vries Robbe, composer 
Dec 5
[Steve James] Strom Thurmond, (Sen-D/R-SC) 
Dec 5
Pat Goldin, The Half Pint 
Dec 5
Jack Kenney, The Tin Star 
Dec 5
Jean Gourguet, La cage aux souris 
Dec 5
Strom Thurmond, Episode #17.124 
Dec 5
Vasfi Riza Zobu, Leblebici horhor aga 
Dec 5
Francis E. Stahl, Bonnie and Clyde 
Dec 5
Morris Goldsmith, Film Music Masters: Jerry Goldsmith 
Dec 6
Virgilio Mortari, composer 
Dec 7
J G Navle, cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper) 
Dec 8
Wifredo Lam, Cuban artist (d. 1982) 
Dec 8
Sammy Cohen, What Price Burlesque 
Dec 8
Hans Gessl, Ice Climbers 
Dec 8
Gerhard Grindel, Bis fünf nach zwölf - Adolf Hitler und das 3. Reich 
Dec 9
Margaret Hamilton, Cleveland Ohio, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz) 
Dec 9
Richard A Butler, England, Dutch min of Finance/Foreign affairs 
Dec 12
Howard Koch, screenwriter 
Dec 12
Koloman Sokol, Slovak painter (d. 2003) 
Dec 13
Paul Kurzbach, composer 
Dec 13
Talcott Parsons, US sociologist 
Dec 14
Frances Beauvier, actress (Aunt Bea-Andy Griffith Show) 
Dec 14
Frances Bavier, The Day the Earth Stood Still 
Dec 15
Robert F. Bradford, 57th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1983) 
Dec 17
Simon Drach, writer 
Dec 19
Leonard Hirsch, British violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symph Orch) 
Dec 19
Ralph Richardson, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, actor (Anna Karenina, Dr Zhivago), (d. 1983) 
Dec 20
George EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews 
Dec 20
Max Lerner, US, columnist (NY Post) 
Dec 20
Sidney Hook, anticommunist philosopher (Paradoxes of Freedom) 
Dec 20
George Edward Alexander Windsor, Duke of Kent (d. 1942) 
Dec 22
Jacques-Philippe Leclerc, France, WW II hero (liberator of Paris) 
Dec 22
Joe Adonis, Italy, American crime-syndicate boss in NY & NJ 
Dec 23
Norman Maclean, American author (d. 1990) 
Dec 25
Barton MacLane, SC, actor (Geisha Boy, Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie) 
Dec 25
Barton MacLane, The Maltese Falcon 
Dec 25
José Santa, Love in the Ring 
Dec 25
Eino Itänen, Vesiä pitkin 
Dec 25
Alf Haugan, Sister Kenny 
Dec 26
Anatoli Lvovich Kaplan, Russian painter (d. 1980) 
Dec 27
Ferenc Szabo, composer 
Dec 28
Mortimer J Adler, NYC, author (Encyclopedia Brittanica) 
Dec 28
Shen Congwen, writer 
Dec 29
Nels Stewart, National Hockey League player (d. 1957) 
Dec 31
Lionel Daunais, Quebec singer and composer (d. 1982) 
1
John MacNeil, My Favorite Brunette 
1
Edward Kotal, Easy Living 
1
John J. Anthony, Divorce American Style 
1
Yuliya Yulskaya, Babushkin kozlik 
8
Charles David Forrest, A Star Is Born 
16
William Eugene, Small Change 
26
Nilo Menendez, In the Mood for Love 
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