Famous People Born in 1892

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 306

  • Jan 1st Artur Rodzinski, Spalato, Dalmatia, Poland, conductor/composer

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Jan 1st Manuel Roxas y Acuna, 1st president Philippines

5th President of the Philippines Manuel Roxas
5th President of the Philippines
Manuel Roxas
  • Jan 1st Miklos Radnai, composer
  • Jan 2nd Lura Anson, Nebraska, entertainer
  • Jan 2nd Seiichiro Kashio, Japanese tennis player (d. 1962)

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Jan 3rd John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, South Africa, philologist/writer (Lord of Rings)

Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien
Writer and Academic
J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Jan 5th Francesca Bertini, Florence Italy, actress (Odette, Assunta Spina)
  • Jan 6th Ludwig Berger, German film director and cinematographer (The Thief of Bagdad), born in Mainz (d. 1969)
  • Jan 7th Rudolf Moser, composer
  • Jan 8th Werner Wehrli, composer
  • Jan 9th Eva Bowring, American politician (d. 1985)
  • Jan 10th Dumas Malone, Miss, historian (Jefferson & His Time)
  • Jan 12th Mikhail Gurevich, Russian aircraft designer (d. 1976)
  • Jan 13th Paul Smart, US, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • Jan 14th Hal Roach, early film director/producer (1 Million BC)
  • Jan 14th Martin Niemöller, clergyman (German Protestant); imprisoned by Hitler
  • Jan 15th Frank Hutchens, composer
  • Jan 15th Rex Ingram, [Reginald IM Hitchcock], Irish director (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse) (d. 1950)

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Jan 18th Oliver Hardy, Harlem Ga, comedy team member (Laurel & Hardy)

Comic Actor Oliver Hardy
Comic Actor
Oliver Hardy
  • Jan 18th Paul Rostock, German surgeon (d. 1956)
  • Jan 19th Olafur Thors, Icelandic PM (6 times, 1942-63)
  • Jan 20th Roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass)
  • Jan 22nd Marcel Dassault, [Bloch], French airplane builder
  • Jan 26th Zara Cully, American actress (d. 1978)
  • Jan 27th Mitya Stillman, composer
  • Jan 28th Ernst Lubitsch, Germany, actor, producer and film director (Love Parade)
  • Jan 29th Clifford Gray, US, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1928)
  • Jan 30th Charles Trowbridge Haubiel, composer
  • Jan 30th Grigore Gafencu, Roman minister of Foreign affairs (1938-39)
  • Jan 31st Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 1st K Rudolf Mengelberg, composer/musicologist (Amsterdam Concert Hall)
  • Feb 4th Ugo Betti, Italian playwright
  • Feb 4th Andreu Nin, Catalan politician (d. 1937)
  • Feb 4th E. J. Pratt, Canadian poet (d. 1964)
  • Feb 5th George Saiko, Austrian writer, born in Seestadtl, Bohemia (d. 1962)
  • Feb 6th William Parry Murphy, American physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)
  • Feb 8th Fritz Todt, German Reichs minister (Organization Todt)
  • Feb 9th Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer (Indonesian adat justice)
  • Feb 9th Peggy Wood, American actress (One Life to Live, Mama), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 9th Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (d. 1936)
  • Feb 10th Alan Hale, [Rufus A Mackahan], actor (Little John-Robin Hood), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 13th Grant Wood, US, painter (American Gothic)
  • Feb 13th Robert Houghwout Jackson, 84th Supreme Court justice (1941-54)
  • Feb 14th Nikolaj A Orloff, Russian/British pianist (Chopin)
  • Feb 14th Radola Gajda, Czech military commander (d. 1948)
  • Feb 15th James Forrestal, US, banker/minister of Navy
  • Feb 17th Theodor Plievier, German writer (Des Kaisers Kulis, Stalingrad)
  • Feb 18th Wendell Wilkie, American Presidential candidate (R-1940)/author (One World), (d. 1944)
  • Feb 22nd David Dubinsky, labor leader (Freedom Award, 1969 Medal of Freedom)
  • Feb 22nd Edna St Vincent Millay, poet/dramatist/feminist (Harp Weaver-Pulitzer Prize), born in Rockland, Maine (d. 1950)
  • Feb 23rd Kathleen Harrison, actress (Fast Lady, Big Money, West 11)
  • Feb 27th William Demarest, actor (Uncle Charlie-My 3 Sons), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Feb 29th Augusta Savage (Fells), Green Cove Springs Florida, African-American sculptor and equal rights advocate
  • Mar 1st Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Japan, writer (Rashomon in Kappa)
  • Mar 3rd Edmund Lowe, actor (Black Sheep, Good Sam, Dillinger, Hot Pepper)
  • Mar 3rd Rui Coelho, Portuguese composer, born in Alcacer do Sal (d. 1986)
  • Mar 8th Mátyás Rákosi, Hungarian party leader/premier (1952-53)
  • Mar 9th David Garnett, English novelist/editor (Lady into Fox)
  • Mar 9th Frank Puglia, Sicily Italy, actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book)
  • Mar 9th Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Adel und Untergang)
  • Mar 9th Vita Sackville-West, English novelist, poet (The Land) and gardener (Sissinghurst)
  • Mar 10th Arthur Honegger, Le Havre, France, composer (King David, Pacific 231)
  • Mar 10th Eva Turner, British soprano
  • Mar 10th Gregory La Cava, American director (d. 1952)
  • Mar 11th Wladyslaw Anders, Polish general (WW I, WW II)
  • Mar 13th Alec Rowley, English composer, born in London (d. 1958)
  • Mar 13th Janet Flanner, journalist (New Yorker)
  • Mar 14th Olive Netta Parsons, co-founder (Collet's Bookshop)
  • Mar 15th James Basevi Ord, US army officer (d. 1938)
  • Mar 16th Caesar Vallejo, Peruvian/French poet (Los Heraldos Negros)
  • Mar 16th James Petrillo, leader of the U.S. musicians union (d. 1984)
  • Mar 17th Sayed Darwish, composer
  • Mar 17th Benjamin Drake Van Wissen, Australian Engineer (d. 1984)
  • Mar 18th Robert P Tristram Coffin, poet/reporter (WW II)
  • Mar 19th Robert Denzler, composer
  • Mar 19th Siegfried T Bok, neurobiologist/anatomist (Cybernetica)
  • Mar 19th James Van Fleet, American general (d. 1992)
  • Mar 25th Andy Clyde, Scotland, actor (George-Real McCoys, Cully-Lassie)
  • Mar 27th Ferde (Ferdinand Rudolf von) Grofe, NY, composer
  • Mar 27th Thorne Smith, author (Topper, Rain in the Doorway, Stray Lamb)
  • Mar 28th Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
  • Mar 28th Tom Maguire, Irish republican (d. 1993)
  • Mar 29th Jozsef Mindszenty, [Joseph Prehm], Hungarian cardinal
  • Mar 30th Erwin Panofsky, German/US art historian
  • Mar 30th Fortunato Depero, Italian artist (d. 1960)
  • Mar 30th Erhard Milch, German field marshal (d. 1972)
  • Mar 31st Stanislav Wladyslaw Maczek, Polish/British general-major/commandant
  • Apr 4th Cyril Smith, Peterhead Scotland, actor (Adv of Sir Lancelot)
  • Apr 4th Esther Howard, actress, born in Helena, Montana (d. 1965)
  • Apr 6th Donald Wills Douglas, US, aircraft pioneer (McConnell Douglas)
  • Apr 6th Lowell Thomas, Woodington Ohio, newscaster (High Adventure)
  • Apr 6th Mateusz Glinski, composer

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Apr 8th Mary Pickford [Gladys Smith], Candian actress (Poor Little Rich Girl), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1979)

Actress Mary Pickford
Mary Pickford
  • Apr 8th Richard Neutra, American architect (d. 1970)
  • Apr 10th Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist (Rassenkunde)
  • Apr 10th Victor de Sabata, Trieste Italy, conductor/composer (Il Macigno)
  • Apr 12th Johnny Dodds, early jazz clarinetist
  • Apr 13th Arthur Harris, Cheltenham, Marshal of the RAF
  • Apr 13th Robert A Watson-Watt, Brechin Forfarshire, Scottish developer of the radar in WWII
  • Apr 14th Giorgio Cesana, Italy, coxswain, (Olympic-gold-1906)
  • Apr 14th Vere G Childe, British archaeologist/prehistorian
  • Apr 15th Corrie ten Boom, Dutch author and Holocaust survivor (d. 1983)
  • Apr 15th Theo Osterkamp, World War I and World War II German fighter pilot (d. 1975)
  • Apr 17th Jean PJC Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist
  • Apr 19th Germaine Tailleferre, [Les Six], Pau-St-Maur France, composer
  • Apr 21st Jaroslav Kvapil, composer
  • Apr 22nd Nikolai Obouhov, composer
  • Apr 22nd Vernon Johns, American civil rights activist (d. 1965)
  • Apr 23rd Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Voort], Flemish writer
  • Apr 23rd Richard Huelsenbeck, German Dada writer, born in born in Frankenau, Hessen-Nassau (d. 1974)
  • Apr 24th Jack Hulbert, Ely England, actor (Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack)
  • Apr 27th Louis Victor de Broglie, physicist (studied electrons)
  • Apr 28th Georges Antoine, composer
  • Apr 28th John Jacob Niles, composer
  • Apr 28th Joseph Dunninger, mentalist (Amazing Dunninger), born in NYC, New York
  • May 1st Howard Barlow, Plain City Ohio, conductor (Voice of Firestone)

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May 2nd Manfred von Richthofen [The Red Baron], German World War I fighter ace, born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1918)

World War I Fighter Ace The Red Baron
World War I Fighter Ace
The Red Baron
  • May 3rd Beulah Bondi, actress (It's a Wonderful Life), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 3rd George Thomson, demonstrated electron diffraction (Nobel 1937)
  • May 7th Archibald MacLeish, Glencoe Ill, polit essayist/poet/dramatist (JB)
  • May 7th Josip Broz Tito, WW II partisan, leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80)
  • May 8th Ezio Pinza, bass singer (South Pacific, RCA Victor Show), born in Rome, Italy
  • May 9th Eric Westberg, composer
  • May 9th Zita, empress (Austria)/Queen (Hungary)
  • May 11th Margaret Rutherford, England, actress (Murder Most Foul)
  • May 12th Fritz Kortner, Austrian-born director (d. 1970)
  • May 14th Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer
  • May 14th Felix Petyrek, composer
  • May 15th Jimmy Wilde, boxer (d. 1969)
  • May 16th Coenraad B van Haeringen, linguist/etymologist (Dutch Dictionary)
  • May 16th Richard Tauber, [Ernst Seiffert], Austria/British, tenor/conductor
  • May 19th Konstatin G Paustovski, Russian author (Povestj Zjizni) [OS]
  • May 21st John Peale Bishop, US poet (This Side of Paradise)
  • May 22nd Louis van Tulder, Dutch tenor (From Office Stool to High C)
  • May 27th Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Pygmalion, Fietsen naar de Maan)
  • May 28th Minna Gombell, actress (Bad Girl, Thin Man, Hello Sister), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • May 29th Alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (La inquietud del rosal)
  • May 30th Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter (d. 1972)
  • May 31st Gregor Strasser, German pharmacist/NSDAP-Reich organization leader
  • May 31st Konstatin G Paustovski, Russian author (Bespokojnaja Joenostj) [NS]
  • May 31st Louis Fourestier, composer
  • May 31st Willem Ravelli, baritone singer
  • May 31st Michel Kikoine, Belarus painter (d. 1968)
  • May 31st Konstantin Georgiyevich Paustovsky, Russian writer (d. 1968)
  • Jun 1st Amanullah, emir/king of Afghanistan (1919-28)
  • Jun 1st Samuel L M Barlow, composer
  • Jun 5th Alexander Loudon, diplomat (Washington)
  • Jun 6th Donald F. Duncan Sr., American entrepreneur (d. 1971)
  • Jun 11th Edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic
  • Jun 12th John Donald Robb, composer
  • Jun 12th Djuna Barnes, American author (d. 1982)

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Jun 13th Basil Rathbone, South African born British actor (Sherlock Holmes), born in Johannesburg (d. 1967)

  • Jun 16th Lupino Lane, English actor (Love Parade), born in London (d. 1959)
  • Jun 18th Edward Steuermann, composer
  • Jun 20th Sergei Tretjakow, Russian writer, born in Goldingen (d. 1937)

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Jun 21st Reinhold Niebuhr, American theologian (Nature & Destiny of Man), born in Wright City, Missouri (d. 1971)

Theologian, Ethicist, Magazine Editor Reinhold Niebuhr
Theologian, Ethicist, Magazine Editor
Reinhold Niebuhr
  • Jun 22nd Robert Ritter von Greim, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  • Jun 22nd N. Howell Furman, American Chemist whose work on separating uranium contributed to the development of the atomic bomb
  • Jun 23rd Able Kiviat, US, runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
  • Jun 23rd Edmund Cobb, western actor (Comanche Territory), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jun 23rd Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish/US pianist
  • Jun 26th Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, China, author (Good Earth-Nobel 1938)
  • Jun 27th Paul Colin, French poster designer (d. 1985)
  • Jun 28th Edward H Carr, England, historian (History of Soviet Russia)
  • Jun 30th Laszlo Lajtha, composer
  • Jun 30th Pierre Blanchar, Philippeville Algeria, actor (Magnificent Sinner)
  • Jun 30th Oswald Pohl, German Nazi leader (d. 1951)
  • Jul 1st James M Cain, Minneapolis Mn, novelist (Postman Always Rings Twice)
  • Jul 2nd Jack Hylton, English orchestra leader/impresario (Crazy Passage Show)
  • Jul 3rd Wilhelm Rettich, composer
  • Jul 6th Baron Willy Coppens de Houthulst, Belgian WW I pilot
  • Jul 8th Richard Aldington, writer
  • Jul 8th Pavel Korin, Russian painter (d. 1967)
  • Jul 10th George "Slim" Summerville, US actor (Keystone Cops)
  • Jul 11th Giorgio Federico Ghedini, composer
  • Jul 11th Thomas Mitchell, NJ, academy award winning actor (Outlaw, Adventures)
  • Jul 12th Bruno Schulz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1942)
  • Jul 15th Walter Benjamin, German literature critic/writer
  • Jul 18th Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian football player (d. 1969)
  • Jul 19th Dick Irvin, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1957)
  • Jul 21st Anton Schnack, German writer/poet
  • Jul 21st Gijsbert Friedhoff, architect (tax office Wibautstraat, Amsterdam)
  • Jul 21st Lenore Ulric, US actress (Notorious, Better Woman) [or 1894]
  • Jul 22nd Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal
  • Jul 22nd John MacBryan, cricketer (one Test Eng v South Africa 1924 DNBat, DNbowl)
  • Jul 23rd Haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74)
  • Jul 23rd Petros John Petridis, composer
  • Jul 26th Philipp Jarnach, composer
  • Jul 26th Sam Jones, American baseball player (d. 1966)
  • Jul 28th Joe E Brown, Holgate Ohio, comedian (Buck Circus Hour)
  • Jul 28th Petro Petridis, Greek composer (Isotope Suite)
  • Jul 29th Charles L Bass, actor (Business in White Slavery)
  • Jul 29th Ernst van Raalte, Dutch journalist (Seen, heard... wrote), born in Rotterdam, South Holland (d. 1975)
  • Jul 29th Karel L Baars, Dutch actor (White Slaves Trade)
  • Jul 29th William Powell, actor (Thin Man, My Man Godfrey), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 30th Roy Park, cricketer (one Test Aust v Eng 1920, out 1st ball)
  • Jul 31st Joseph Charbonneau, French-Canadian Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1959)
  • Aug 1st Constantly Burniaux, Belg, art historian (Temps Inquiets)
  • Aug 2nd Jack Warner, US movie studio head (Warner Bros)
  • Aug 2nd John Kieran, columnist/author (Natural History of NYC), born in NYC, New York