Famous People Born in 1888 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 256 of 256

  • Oct 25 Francois Pauwels, Dutch writer/attorney

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Oct 25 Richard E. Byrd, American aviator and polar explorer (1st to reach both the North Pole and South Pole by air - disputed), born in Winchester, Virginia (d. 1957)

Aviator and Polar Explorer Richard E. Byrd
Aviator and Polar Explorer
Richard E. Byrd
  • Oct 25 Nils von Dardel, Swedish painter (d. 1943)
  • Oct 26 E Runar Schildt, Finnish writer (Segrande Eros)
  • Oct 26 Nestor Ivanovich Makhno, Ukrainian anarchist Insurrectionary leader (d. 1934)
  • Oct 30 Konstantinos Tsiklitiras, Greek Olympic champion (d. 1913)
  • Oct 31 George Hubert Wilkins, Aust, polar explorer (Flying the Arctic)
  • Oct 31 Harold Vincent Milligan, composer
  • Oct 31 Napoleon Lapathiotis, Greek poet (d. 1944)
  • Nov 3 William Charles Denis Browne, composer
  • Nov 7 Chandrasekhara Raman, India, physicist (Nobel 1930)
  • Nov 8 David Monrad Johansen, composer
  • Nov 9 Jean Monnet, French economist/EG-pioneer/chairman (EGKS)
  • Nov 10 Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder
  • Nov 10 Hugh Wakefield, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Blithe Spirit), born in Wanstead, England (d. 1971)
  • Nov 11 Maulana Azad, 1st minister of education in independent India
  • Nov 15 James Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives)
  • Nov 16 Burnet Corwin Tuthill, American composer (Laurentia), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 16 Clinton Golden, Penn, founder (United Steelworkers of America)
  • Nov 16 Henri [Ferdinand M J] Bosco, French author/poet (Gogol)
  • Nov 17 Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie), born (d. 1973)
  • Nov 18 Frances Marion, American screenwriter and actress (Pollyanna), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1973)
  • Nov 19 Jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27)
  • Nov 22 Tarzan, of the Apes, according to Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel
  • Nov 23 Harpo Marx, [Adolph] actor/comedian (Marx brothers), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 23 Nana Bryant, American actress (Ladies of the Chorus), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1955)
  • Nov 24 Cathleen Nesbitt, British actress (The Farmer's Daughter), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1982)
  • Nov 24 Dale Carnegie, author (How to Win Friends & Influence People)
  • Nov 24 Rudolf Klein-Rogge, actor (Metropolis, Spies), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Nov 24 Fredrick Willius, American cardiologist (d. 1972)
  • Nov 26 Franz Jung, German writer and political activist, born in Nysa (d. 1963)
  • Nov 29 Joe Slater, Australian Rules footballer (d. 1917)
  • Dec 3 Ion Nonna Otescu, composer
  • Dec 4 Aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34)
  • Dec 5 Askell Snorrason, composer
  • Dec 6 Will Hay, English comedian and actor (d. 1949)
  • Dec 7 Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist
  • Dec 7 Joyce Cary, Anglo-Irish (male) writer (House of Children)
  • Dec 7 Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun, 1st President of American Newspaper Guild
  • Dec 8 Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian
  • Dec 8 Paul Cavanagh, Chislehurst England, actor (Tarzan & his Mate)
  • Dec 8 Vesey D'Davoren, character actor
  • Dec 15 Artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician
  • Dec 15 Maxwell Anderson, American dramatist (Winter Set, High Tor)
  • Dec 16 Alphonse Juin, French marshal
  • Dec 17 King Alexander I of Yugoslavia (d. 1934)
  • Dec 18 Gladys Cooper, British actress (My Fair Lady), born in Lewisham, England (d. 1971)
  • Dec 18 Robert Moses, power broker (built Long Island & NYC parks & roads)
  • Dec 19 Fritz Reiner, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Dec 20 Fred Merkle, American baseball figure (d. 1958)
  • Dec 22 Joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron

  • Dec 23 Friedrich Wolf, German writer and diplomat, born in Neuwied, Germany (d. 1953)
  • Dec 27 Tito Schipa, tenor/composer (La Rondine), born in Lecce, Italy (d. 1965)
  • Dec 27 Thea von Harbou, German author and actress (Metropolis), born in Tauperlitz, Döhlau, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1954)
  • Dec 28 Gabriel von Wayditch, composer
  • Dec 29 Joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal