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, American dancer and entertainer (d. 1981)
  • Sep 10 Robert Taschereau, Canadian judge and politician (d. 1970)
  • Sep 12 Giuseppe Zoppi, Swiss writer (Il Libro Dell'Alpe)
  • Sep 13 Morris Kirksey, US, 4 X 100m (Olympic-gold-1920)
  • Sep 15 Tadeusz Szeligowski, composer
  • Sep 16 Andre Cheron, French chess/bridge theorist
  • Sep 17 Denise Grey, [Edouardine Verthuy], Turin Italy, actress (Julietta)
  • 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)
  • Oct 7 Elijah Muhammad, US, leader of Nation of Islam
  • Oct 8 Julien Duvivier, French film director (d. 1967)
  • Oct 11 Roman Jakobson, linguist/Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language)
  • Oct 12 Eugenio Montale, Italy, poet/translator (Xenia-Nobel 1975)
  • 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, actress (Rosemary's Baby, Harold & Maude), born in Quincy, Massachusetts (d. 1985)
  • Oct 30 Kostas Karyotakis, Greek poet (d. 1928)
  • Oct 31 Ethel Waters, Chester Pa, actress (Beulah)/singer (Stormy Weather)
  • 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 G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61)
  • Nov 16 Lawrence Tibbett, baritone (Metropolitan 1923-50), born in Bakersfield, California
  • Nov 16 Oswald Mosley, baron/British nazi
  • 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, US dancer/singer/actress (Roman scandals)

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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, actress (House of Games, Flashdance, Charly), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 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, US anthropology/author under Paul Robeson

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Dec 14 James Doolittle, Alameda California, USAF General (Raid on Tokyo 1942)

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, actress (Elopement), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 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, Mexico, painter/muralist (Lib of Chile)
  • Dec 30 Tom Keene, actor (Our Daily Bread), born in Rochester, New York
  • Dec 31 Ronald Adam, Herefordshire England, actor (Phantom Shot)