Famous People Born in 1892

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 306

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

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Jan 1 Manuel Roxas y Acuna, 1st president Philippines

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

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Jan 3 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 5 Francesca Bertini, Florence Italy, actress (Odette, Assunta Spina)
  • Jan 6 Ludwig Berger, German film director and cinematographer (The Thief of Bagdad), born in Mainz (d. 1969)
  • Jan 7 Rudolf Moser, composer
  • Jan 8 Werner Wehrli, composer
  • Jan 9 Eva Bowring, American politician (d. 1985)
  • Jan 10 Dumas Malone, Miss, historian (Jefferson & His Time)
  • Jan 12 Mikhail Gurevich, Russian aircraft designer (d. 1976)
  • Jan 13 Paul Smart, US, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • Jan 14 Hal Roach, early film director/producer (1 Million BC)
  • Jan 14 Martin Niemöller, clergyman (German Protestant); imprisoned by Hitler
  • Jan 15 Frank Hutchens, composer
  • Jan 15 Rex Ingram, [Reginald IM Hitchcock], Irish director (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse) (d. 1950)

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

Comic Actor Oliver Hardy
Comic Actor
Oliver Hardy
  • Jan 18 Paul Rostock, German surgeon (d. 1956)
  • Jan 19 Olafur Thors, Icelandic PM (6 times, 1942-63)
  • Jan 20 Roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass)
  • Jan 22 Marcel Dassault, [Bloch], French airplane builder
  • Jan 26 Zara Cully, American actress (d. 1978)
  • Jan 27 Mitya Stillman, composer
  • Jan 28 Ernst Lubitsch, Germany, actor, producer and film director (Love Parade)
  • Jan 29 Clifford Gray, US, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1928)
  • Jan 30 Charles Trowbridge Haubiel, composer
  • Jan 30 Grigore Gafencu, Roman minister of Foreign affairs (1938-39)
  • Jan 31 Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 1 K Rudolf Mengelberg, composer/musicologist (Amsterdam Concert Hall)
  • Feb 4 Ugo Betti, Italian playwright
  • Feb 4 Andreu Nin, Catalan politician (d. 1937)
  • Feb 4 E. J. Pratt, Canadian poet (d. 1964)
  • Feb 5 George Saiko, Austrian writer, born in Seestadtl, Bohemia (d. 1962)
  • Feb 6 William Parry Murphy, American physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)
  • Feb 8 Fritz Todt, German Reichs minister (Organization Todt)
  • Feb 9 Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer (Indonesian adat justice)
  • Feb 9 Peggy Wood, American actress (One Life to Live, Mama), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 9 Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (d. 1936)
  • Feb 10 Alan Hale, [Rufus A Mackahan], actor (Little John-Robin Hood), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 13 Grant Wood, US, painter (American Gothic)
  • Feb 13 Robert Houghwout Jackson, 84th Supreme Court justice (1941-54)
  • Feb 14 Nikolaj A Orloff, Russian/British pianist (Chopin)
  • Feb 14 Radola Gajda, Czech military commander (d. 1948)
  • Feb 15 James Forrestal, US, banker/minister of Navy
  • Feb 17 Theodor Plievier, German writer (Des Kaisers Kulis, Stalingrad)
  • Feb 18 Wendell Wilkie, American Presidential candidate (R-1940)/author (One World), (d. 1944)
  • Feb 22 David Dubinsky, labor leader (Freedom Award, 1969 Medal of Freedom)
  • Feb 22 Edna St Vincent Millay, poet/dramatist/feminist (Harp Weaver-Pulitzer Prize), born in Rockland, Maine (d. 1950)
  • Feb 23 Kathleen Harrison, actress (Fast Lady, Big Money, West 11)
  • Feb 27 William Demarest, actor (Uncle Charlie-My 3 Sons), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Feb 29 Augusta Savage (Fells), Green Cove Springs Florida, African-American sculptor and equal rights advocate
  • Mar 1 Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Japan, writer (Rashomon in Kappa)
  • Mar 3 Edmund Lowe, actor (Black Sheep, Good Sam, Dillinger, Hot Pepper)
  • Mar 3 Rui Coelho, Portuguese composer, born in Alcacer do Sal (d. 1986)
  • Mar 8 Mátyás Rákosi, Hungarian party leader/premier (1952-53)
  • Mar 9 David Garnett, English novelist and editor (Lady into Fox)
  • Mar 9 Frank Puglia, Sicily Italy, actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book)
  • Mar 9 Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Adel und Untergang)
  • Mar 9 Vita Sackville-West, English novelist, poet (The Land) and gardener (Sissinghurst)
  • Mar 10 Arthur Honegger, Le Havre, France, composer (King David, Pacific 231)
  • Mar 10 Eva Turner, British soprano
  • Mar 10 Gregory La Cava, American director (d. 1952)
  • Mar 11 Wladyslaw Anders, Polish general (WW I, WW II)
  • Mar 13 Alec Rowley, English composer, born in London (d. 1958)
  • Mar 13 Janet Flanner, journalist (New Yorker)
  • Mar 14 Olive Netta Parsons, co-founder (Collet's Bookshop)
  • Mar 15 James Basevi Ord, US army officer (d. 1938)
  • Mar 16 Caesar Vallejo, Peruvian/French poet (Los Heraldos Negros)
  • Mar 16 James Petrillo, leader of the U.S. musicians union (d. 1984)
  • Mar 17 Sayed Darwish, composer
  • Mar 17 Benjamin Drake Van Wissen, Australian Engineer (d. 1984)
  • Mar 18 Robert P Tristram Coffin, poet/reporter (WW II)
  • Mar 19 Robert Denzler, composer
  • Mar 19 Siegfried T Bok, neurobiologist/anatomist (Cybernetica)
  • Mar 19 James Van Fleet, American general (d. 1992)
  • Mar 25 Andy Clyde, Scotland, actor (George-Real McCoys, Cully-Lassie)
  • Mar 27 Ferde (Ferdinand Rudolf von) Grofe, NY, composer
  • Mar 27 Thorne Smith, author (Topper, Rain in the Doorway, Stray Lamb)
  • Mar 28 Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
  • Mar 28 Tom Maguire, Irish republican (d. 1993)
  • Mar 29 Jozsef Mindszenty József Pehm], Hungarian cardinal who opposed fascism and communism in Hungary, born in Csehimindszent, Hungary (d. 1975)
  • Mar 30 Erwin Panofsky, German/US art historian
  • Mar 30 Fortunato Depero, Italian artist (d. 1960)
  • Mar 30 Erhard Milch, German field marshal (d. 1972)
  • Mar 31 Stanislav Wladyslaw Maczek, Polish/British general-major/commandant
  • Apr 4 Cyril Smith, Peterhead Scotland, actor (Adv of Sir Lancelot)
  • Apr 4 Esther Howard, actress, born in Helena, Montana (d. 1965)
  • Apr 6 Donald Wills Douglas, US, aircraft pioneer (McConnell Douglas)
  • Apr 6 Lowell Thomas, Woodington Ohio, newscaster (High Adventure)
  • Apr 6 Mateusz Glinski, composer

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

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

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May 2 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 3 Beulah Bondi, actress (It's a Wonderful Life), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 3 George Thomson, demonstrated electron diffraction (Nobel 1937)
  • May 7 Archibald MacLeish, Glencoe Ill, polit essayist/poet/dramatist (JB)
  • May 7 Josip Broz Tito, WW II partisan, leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80)
  • May 8 Ezio Pinza, bass singer (South Pacific, RCA Victor Show), born in Rome, Italy
  • May 9 Eric Westberg, composer
  • May 9 Zita, empress (Austria)/Queen (Hungary)
  • May 11 Margaret Rutherford, England, actress (Murder Most Foul)
  • May 12 Fritz Kortner, Austrian-born director (d. 1970)
  • May 14 Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer
  • May 14 Felix Petyrek, composer
  • May 15 Jimmy Wilde, boxer (d. 1969)
  • May 16 Coenraad B van Haeringen, linguist/etymologist (Dutch Dictionary)
  • May 16 Richard Tauber, [Ernst Seiffert], Austria/British, tenor/conductor
  • May 19 Konstatin G Paustovski, Russian author (Povestj Zjizni) [OS]
  • May 21 John Peale Bishop, US poet (This Side of Paradise)
  • May 22 Louis van Tulder, Dutch tenor (From Office Stool to High C)
  • May 27 Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Pygmalion, Fietsen naar de Maan)
  • May 28 Minna Gombell, actress (Bad Girl, Thin Man, Hello Sister), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • May 29 Alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (La inquietud del rosal)
  • May 30 Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter (d. 1972)
  • May 31 Gregor Strasser, German pharmacist/NSDAP-Reich organization leader
  • May 31 Konstatin G Paustovski, Russian author (Bespokojnaja Joenostj) [NS]
  • May 31 Louis Fourestier, composer
  • May 31 Willem Ravelli, baritone singer
  • May 31 Michel Kikoine, Belarus painter (d. 1968)
  • May 31 Konstantin Georgiyevich Paustovsky, Russian writer (d. 1968)
  • Jun 1 Amanullah, emir/king of Afghanistan (1919-28)
  • Jun 1 Samuel L M Barlow, composer
  • Jun 5 Alexander Loudon, diplomat (Washington)
  • Jun 6 Donald F. Duncan Sr., American entrepreneur (d. 1971)
  • Jun 11 Edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic
  • Jun 12 John Donald Robb, composer
  • Jun 12 Djuna Barnes, American author (d. 1982)

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

  • Jun 16 Lupino Lane, English actor (Love Parade), born in London (d. 1959)
  • Jun 18 Edward Steuermann, composer
  • Jun 20 Sergei Tretyakov, Russian constructivist writer, playwright and special correspondent for Pravda, born in Kuldīga, Latvia (d. 1937)

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