Famous People Born in February 1895

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Feb 1 John Ford, Maine, director (Stagecoach, Air Mail, Quiet Man), born in Cape Elizabeth, Maine (d. 1973)

Film director John Ford
Film director
John Ford

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Feb 2 George Halas [Papa Bear], NFL pioneer (owner of the Chicago Bears), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1983)

American Football Player, Coach, Owner, and Pioneer George Halas
American Football Player, Coach, Owner, and Pioneer
George Halas
  • Feb 3 Izak Buys, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1922, 0 & 4*, 0-52)
  • Feb 3 Nick Kenny, Astoria columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 3 Victor Raul Haya de la Torre, politician (APRA-Peru) [or Feb 22]
  • Feb 4 Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Erflaters)
  • Feb 4 Hanns [Johann] Rauter, German SS-lt-general/SS police chief in Neth
  • Feb 4 Nigel Bruce, Baja Mexico, British actor (Dr Watson-Sherlock Holmes)
  • Feb 6 George Herman (Babe) Ruth, baseball great (NY Yankees), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Feb 8 King Vidor, director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas)
  • Feb 9 Hermann Brill, German politician (d. 1959)
  • Feb 11 Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer
  • Feb 13 Fred Essler, Austria, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown, Saratoga Trunk)
  • Feb 14 Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist (Studies in prejudice)
  • Feb 15 Earl Thomson, Canadian athlete (d. 1971)
  • Feb 17 Anita Stewart, NY, actress (South of Hell Mountain)
  • Feb 17 Edna Park Edwards, American stage and vaudeville actress, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • Feb 18 George "The Gipper" Gipp, football star (Notre Dame)
  • Feb 18 Semjon Timoshenko, Russ marshal/inspector-general (WW II)
  • Feb 19 Louis Calhern, American actor (Julius Caesar, Blackboard Jungle), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 20 Freida Geiken, autobiographer (National Historic Taping)
  • Feb 21 Carl Peter Henrik Dam Danish biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
  • Feb 22 Victor RaulHaya de la Torre, founder (Peruvian Aprista Party)
  • Feb 23 Richard Goolden, actor (School for Husbands), born in London, England
  • Feb 25 DeBenneville "Bert" Bell, PA, NFL owner/commissioner/HOF (Eagles)
  • Feb 25 Henri Martelli, composer
  • Feb 27 Edward Brophy, actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy, Cameraman, Doughboys)
  • Feb 28 Guiomar Novaes, Brazil, pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit)
  • Feb 28 Marcel Pagnol, French playwright/director (Marchands de Gloire)