Famous People Born in 1896 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 303 of 303

  • Sep 10 Ye Ting, Chinese military leader (d. 1946)
  • Sep 10 Adele Astaire [Lady Charles Cavendish], American dancer and entertainer, sister of Fred Astaire (Last Man on Earth, Millie), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1981)
  • Sep 10 Robert Taschereau, Canadian judge and politician (d. 1970)
  • Sep 12 Giuseppe Zoppi, Swiss writer (Il Libro Dell'Alpe), born in Broglio, Switzerland (d. 1952)
  • Sep 13 Morris Kirksey, American 4 X 100m (Olympic gold 1920)
  • Sep 13 Tadeusz Szeligowski, Polish composer (The Peacock and the Girl), born in L'vov, Ukraine (d. 1963)
  • Sep 16 Andre Cheron, French chess/bridge theorist
  • Sep 17 Denise Grey [Jeanne Marie Laurentine Edouardine Verthuy], Italian actress (Julietta), born in Chatillon, Valle d'Aosta, Italy (d. 1996)
  • Sep 20 Fjodor I Panfjorov, Russian author (Volga) [NS=Oct 2]
  • Sep 22 Henry Segrave, British racing driver (d. 1930)

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Sep 24 F. Scott Fitzgerald, American author (Great Gatsby, Zelda), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 1940)

  • Sep 25 Elsa Triolet [Ella Kagan], Russian-French writer and Resistance fighter, born in Moscow (d. 1970)
  • Sep 25 Roberto Gerhard, composer
  • Sep 25 Sandro Pertini, president Italy
  • Sep 27 George Bender, (Rep/Sen-R-Oh), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 27 Sam Ervin, (Sen-D-NC), Watergate committee chairman (d. 1985)
  • Oct 1 Ted Healy, American actor and comedian (d. 1937)
  • Oct 2 Fjodor I Panfjorov, Russian author (Volga) [OS=Sep 20]
  • Oct 2 Fritz Eberhard, [Hellmut Rauschenplat], W-German lawyer/resistor (Law)
  • Oct 2 Liaqat Ali Khan, Pakistan's first Prime Minister (d. 1951)
  • Oct 3 Gerardo Diego, Spanish poet (d. 1987)
  • Oct 6 Otto Siegl, Austrian composer, born in Graz (d. 1978)
  • Oct 7 Cyril Allcott, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in their early Tests)

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Oct 7 Elijah Muhammad [Elijah Robert Poole], American religious leader (Nation of Islam), born in Sandersville, Georgia (d. 1975)

Religious Leader Elijah Muhammad
Religious Leader
Elijah Muhammad
  • Oct 8 Julien Duvivier, French film director (La Bandera), born in Lille, France (d. 1967)
  • Oct 11 Roman Jakobson, Russian-American linguist and Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1982)
  • Oct 12 Eugenio Montale, Italian poet and translator (Xenia-Nobel 1975), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1981)
  • Oct 15 Melville Cooper, TV panelist (I Got a Secret), born in Birmingham, England
  • Oct 16 Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter
  • Oct 19 Bob O'Farrell, American baseball player (d. 1988)
  • Oct 20 Nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY)
  • Oct 22 Charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C)
  • Oct 23 André Lévêque, French engineer (d. 1930)
  • Oct 24 Jack Warner, [Waters], actor (Christmas Carol), born in London, England
  • Oct 27 Edith Haisman, Titanic survivor

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Oct 28 Howard Hanson, American classical music composer and conductor (Nordic), born in Wahoo, Nebraska (d. 1981)

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • Oct 30 Anatoly Grigor'yevich Novikov, composer
  • Oct 30 Ruth Gordon, American actress (Rosemary's Baby, Harold & Maude), born in Quincy, Massachusetts (d. 1985)
  • Oct 30 Kostas Karyotakis, Greek poet (d. 1928)
  • Oct 31 Ethel Waters, American actress (Beulah), singer (Stormy Weather), born in Chester, Pennslyvania (d. 1977)
  • Nov 1 Edmund Blunden, English poet/critic (Undertones of War)
  • Nov 3 Gustaf Tenggren, Swedish illustrator (d. 1970)
  • Nov 4 Ian Wolfe, actor (Diary of a Madman, Wizards & Warriors), born in Canton Illinois (d. 1992)
  • Nov 4 Carlos P. Garcia, 8th President of the Philippines (d. 1971)
  • Nov 6 Jim Jordan, Peoria IL, radio comedian (Fibber McGee)
  • Nov 7 Herbert R O'Connor, Balt Md, (Sen-Md)/TV narrator (Crime Syndicate)
  • Nov 7 Esdras Minville, Quebec writer, economist and sociologist (d. 1975)
  • Nov 8 Bucky Harris, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees)
  • Nov 10 Jimmie Dykes, American baseball player and manager (d. 1976)
  • Nov 12 Salim Ali, Indian ornithologist (d. 1987)
  • Nov 13 Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60)

  • Nov 14 Mamie Eisenhower, First Lady of the United States (1953-61), born in Boone, Iowa (d. 1979)
  • Nov 16 Lawrence Tibbett, baritone (Metropolitan 1923-50), born in Bakersfield, California
  • Nov 16 Oswald Mosley, British politician and founder of British Union of Fascists, born in London (d. 1980)
  • Nov 16 Joan Lindsay, Australian author (d. 1984)
  • Nov 17 Lev Vygotsky, Russian psychologist (d. 1934)
  • Nov 20 Mykhaylo Verikivsky, composer
  • Nov 20 Yevgenia Ginzburg, Russian writer (d. 1977)
  • Nov 22 Mario La Broca, composer
  • Nov 22 Nikolai S Tichonov, Russian writer (against Pasternak) [OS]
  • Nov 23 Joris Vriamont, Flemish author/music publisher
  • Nov 23 Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1946-53)
  • Nov 23 Ruth Etting, American dancer, singer and actress (Roman scandals), born in David City, Nebraska (d. 1978)

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Nov 24 Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Italian-American gangster of the New York mafia, born in Sicily, Italy (d. 1962)

  • Nov 25 Virgil Thomson, composer/music critic (4 Saints in 3 Acts), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Nov 27 Giovanni B Angioletti, Italian author (Il giorno del giudizio)
  • Nov 28 Lilia Skala, Austrian actress (House of Games, Flashdance, Charly), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)
  • Nov 28 Dawn Powell, American writer (d. 1965)
  • Nov 29 Philip L Carret, Lynn Mass, CEO (Pioneer Fund)
  • Nov 29 Yakima Canutt, American actor and stuntman (d. 1986)
  • Dec 1 Petko Staynov, composer

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Dec 1 Georgy Zhukov, Russian deputy commander-in-chief of the Red Army during WWII (Battles of Stalingrad, Kursk and Berlin) and Minister of Defense, born in Strelkovka, Kaluga (d. 1974)

Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov
Marshal of the Soviet Union
Georgy Zhukov
  • Dec 3 Boleslaw Szabelski, composer
  • Dec 3 John Urzidil, Austria/US writer (Die erbeuteten Frauen)
  • Dec 4 Nikolai S Tichonov, Russian writer (against Pasternak) [NS]
  • Dec 5 (Lady Huxley) Juliette Baillot, author
  • Dec 5 Willem F M Lampe, Dutch ambassador of the Dutch Antilles
  • Dec 6 Arnold Foster, composer
  • Dec 6 George Trafton, NFL center (Chicago Bears)
  • Dec 6 Ira Gershwin, lyricist ('S Wonderful, I Got Rhythm)
  • Dec 7 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer
  • Dec 12 Eslanda Goode, American anthropology, civil rights activist and actor under Paul Robeson, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1965)

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Dec 14 James Doolittle, USAF General who conducted the raid on Tokyo in 1942, born in Alameda, California (d. 1993)

Aviation Pioneer Jimmy Doolittle
Aviation Pioneer
Jimmy Doolittle
  • Dec 15 Carl Ferdinand Cori, US bio-chemist
  • Dec 15 George B Cressey, US geographer (Asia's Lands & Peoples)
  • Dec 15 Margaret Bannerman, Canadian actress (Elopement), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1976)
  • Dec 15 Paul R Citroen, Dutch sculptor
  • Dec 15 Betty Smith, American author (d. 1972)
  • Dec 19 John Seldon Whale, theologian
  • Dec 21 Carl Romme, Dutch catholic foreman/KVP-min Socialist Business
  • Dec 21 Constantine Rokossovski, Russian marshal/vice-premier of Poland
  • Dec 21 Leroy Robertson, composer
  • Dec 22 Nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, poet, born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Dec 23 Alberto Hemsi, composer
  • Dec 23 Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Sicilian writer (Der Leopard)
  • Dec 27 Arch Ward, sportswriter (proposed baseball's all-star game)
  • Dec 27 Carl Zuckmayer, German/Swiss/US playwright
  • Dec 27 Ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security Board)
  • Dec 27 Louis Bromfield, Mansfield Ohio, writer (Early Autumn, Pulitzer-1926)
  • Dec 28 Roger Huntington Sessions, composer (Black Masks), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 29 David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican painter/muralist (Lib of Chile)
  • Dec 30 Tom Keene, actor (Our Daily Bread), born in Rochester, New York
  • Dec 31 Ronald Adam, British actor (Lost Horizon, The Prisoner of Zenda, Phantom Shot), born in Herefordshire, England (d. 1958)