Famous People Born in 1887 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 272 of 272

  • Oct 5 René Cassin, pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1968)
  • Oct 6 George Brown, cricketer (legendary England batsman/keeper of 20's)

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Oct 6 Le Corbusier [Charles Jeanneret], Swiss architect, city planner and artist (Urbanisme), born in La Chaux-de-Fonds (d. 1965))

Architect/ City Planner Le Corbusier
Architect/ City Planner
Le Corbusier
  • Oct 6 Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Austria, singer (Vienna Opera)
  • Oct 6 MartinLuis Guzman, Mexico, novelist (Eagle & the Serpent)
  • Oct 7 A C "Jack" Russell, cricketer (prolific England batsman post-WW I)
  • Oct 7 Jack Mulhall, Wappinger Falls NY, actor (Ken Murray Show)
  • Oct 8 Huntley Gordon, Canadian actor (d. 1956)
  • Oct 10 Rie Cramer, [Marie Holman], Dutch cartoonist/author
  • Oct 12 Paula von Preradović, Croatian-Austrian poet (d. 1951)
  • Oct 13 Jozef Tiso, Slovak politician (d. 1947)
  • Oct 20 Addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees)
  • Oct 20 John Warburton, Huddersfield England, actor (Saratoga Trunk)
  • Oct 22 John Reed, journalist who reported on Mexican, Russian revolutions
  • Oct 24 Victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso
  • Oct 24 Octave Lapize, French cyclist (d. 1917)
  • Oct 25 Willem CN Andriessen, Dutch composer/pianist (Beethoven)
  • Oct 30 Eduardo Ciannelli, Italy, actor (Waldo-Johnny Staccato)
  • Oct 30 Georg Heym, German writer, born in Hirschberg, Lower Silesia (d. 1912)

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Oct 31 Chiang Kai-shek, Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China (1928-1975), born in Xikou, Zhejiang, China (d. 1975)

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • Oct 31 Edouard Lalonde, Canada, NHLer (Mont Canadiens)/lacrosse player
  • Nov 1 Max Trapp, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1971)
  • Nov 1 L. S. Lowry, British painter of industrial scenes (d. 1976)
  • Nov 3 Samuil Marshak, Russian writer, translator and children's poet (d. 1964)
  • Nov 4 Knut Algot Hakanson, composer
  • Nov 5 Oscar Bossaert, Belgium, chocolate manufacturer/min of Middenstand

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Nov 6 Walter Johnson, American MLB pitcher (Washington Senator: 1907-27), born in Humboldt, Kansas (d. 1946)

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson
  • Nov 8 Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer
  • Nov 9 Gertrude Astor, Lakewood OH, actress (Carnival Lady)
  • Nov 9 Muriel Aked, Bingley England actress (Happiest Days of Your Life)
  • Nov 10 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Erziehung vor Verdun)
  • Nov 11 Roland Young, British-born American actor, born in London, England (d. 1953)
  • Nov 14 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer
  • Nov 14 Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor/director (Willem van Oranje)

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Nov 15 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull), born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (d. 1986)

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • Nov 15 Hitoshi Asida, Japanese politician
  • Nov 15 Marianne Moore, poet (Pulitzer 1951, Collected Poems), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Nov 15 René Maran, Martinique, author (Batouala, Prix Goncourt)
  • Nov 16 Philip Frohman, US architect

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Nov 17 Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British WWII Field Marshal (African campaign, D-Day) and WWI officer, born in London (d. 1976)

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery
  • Nov 19 James B. Sumner, American chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate (d. 1955)
  • Nov 23 Boris Karloff, [William H Pratt], Dulwich England, actor (Frankenstein)
  • Nov 23 Paul Malengreau, composer
  • Nov 23 Eduardo Corrochio, Spanish-born dancer (d. 1943)
  • Nov 23 Henry Moseley, English physicist (d. 1915)
  • Nov 24 Erich von Manstein, German military commander (d. 1973)
  • Nov 25 Nikolai Vavilov, Russian geneticist (d. 1943)
  • Nov 28 Bobby Watson, [Knucher], Springfield IL, comedian
  • Nov 28 Ernst Rohm, German staff member/Bolivian leader/SA
  • Nov 28 Jacobo Palm, Curacaos pianist/organist
  • Dec 3 Naruhiko, Prince Higashikuni of Japan (d. 1990)
  • Dec 6 Joseph Lamb, American ragtime composer, born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 1960)
  • Dec 6 Lynn Fontanne, Woodford England, Bdwy actress (Dulcy, Arms & the Man)
  • Dec 7 Ernst Toch, composer (Melodie Lehre), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Dec 8 Vicente Emilio Sojo, composer
  • Dec 9 Tim Moore, American actor and vaudevillian (d. 1958)
  • Dec 12 Kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer
  • Dec 13 George Polya, Hungarian-born mathematician (d. 1985)
  • Dec 15 Pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of the Dutch Tribe)
  • Dec 17 Josef Lada, Czech painter (d. 1957)
  • Dec 17 Hermine Reuss, Empress of Germany and Duchess of Bohemia (d. 1947)
  • Dec 22 Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (d. 1920)
  • Dec 23 Eric Blore, actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad), born in London, England
  • Dec 23 John Cromwell, actor/director (Spitfire, Of Human Bondage), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Dec 24 Louis Jouvet, Crozon France, actor (Volpone, Topaze, La Marseillaise)
  • Dec 25 Conrad Hilton, hotel mogul (Hilton Hotels)
  • Dec 25 Jacobus W G Balfoort, Dutch actor (Bulldog Drummond)
  • Dec 25 John Davidson, actor (Charlie Chan-Chinese Cat), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 26 Arthur Ernest Percival, British Army officer (d. 1966)
  • Dec 28 Charles Dingle, actor (The Little Foxes), born in Wabash, Indiana (d. 1956)
  • Dec 29 Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer
  • Dec 30 Henry George Ley, composer