Famous People Born in February 1889

  • Feb 1 Gertrude Caton-Thompson, British archaeologist (Zimbabwe, So Arabia)
  • Feb 3 Carl Theodor Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'arc)
  • Feb 3 Risto Ryti, Finnish premier/president
  • Feb 4 Walter Catlett, actor (Front Page, Tale of 2 Cities), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 5 Elias Henry "Patsy" Hendren, cricketer (prolific England bat of 20's)
  • Feb 5 Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (1st Lancastrian to score 100 100's)
  • Feb 5 Ioan Dumitru Chirescu, composer
  • Feb 6 Karel Wellens, Flemish painter
  • Feb 6 Siegfried Kracauer, writer
  • Feb 7 Harry Nyquist, important contributor to information theory (d. 1976)
  • Feb 10 Howard Spring, British author/novelist/writer/critic (O Absalom)
  • Feb 11 John Mills, dancer (Mills Brothers)
  • Feb 11 Vladimir Mikhaylovich Deshevov, composer
  • Feb 17 H[aroldson] L Hunt, Texas oil multi-millionaire
  • Feb 18 Sybold van Ravesteyn, architect (Blijdorp, CS Rotterdam, Utrecht)
  • Feb 19 Jose Eustasio Rivera, Colombia, poet/novelist (Vortex)
  • Feb 20 Levko Mykolayevich Revutsky, composer
  • Feb 21 Felix Aylmer, actor (Anastasia, Hamlet, Iron Duke, Macbeth, St Joan)
  • Feb 22 Robin G Collingwood, English philosopher (Roman Britain)
  • Feb 22 Olave Baden-Powell, English founder of the Girl Guide (d. 1977)
  • Feb 23 Cyril Delevanti, England, actor (Lucius-Jefferson Davis, Black Eye)
  • Feb 23 Frederik M baron of Asbeck, Dutch lawyer (League of Nations)

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Feb 23 Victor Fleming, American film director ("Wizard of Oz", "Gone with the Wind"), born in Pasadena, California (d. 1949)

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  • Feb 23 Musidora, French actress and director (d. 1957)
  • Feb 25 Homer S. Ferguson, United States Senator (d. 1982)
  • Feb 28 Victor Sutherland, actor (Captive City), born in Paducah, Kentucky