Famous People Born in July 1897

  • Jul 5 Paul Ben-Haim, [Frankenburger], Munich Germany, Israeli composer
  • Jul 6 Richard Krautheimer, art Historian
  • Jul 7 Anna Luther, NJ, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk)
  • Jul 10 Lloyd Goodrich, American Arts Museum director
  • Jul 10 Karl Plagge, German officer (d. 1957)
  • Jul 10 Jack "Legs" Diamond", American bootlegger (d. 1931)
  • Jul 11 Bull Connor, American law enforcement official (d. 1973)
  • Jul 17 Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge
  • Jul 18 E. A. D. Eldridge, British racing driver (d. 1935)
  • Jul 20 Tadeusz Reichstein, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1950)
  • Jul 24 Elmar Berkovich, Hungarian/Dutch designer (Eindhoven Theatre)
  • Jul 24 Karl von Mechow, German writer (Auf Dem Wege, Vorsommer)

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Jul 24 Amelia Earhart, American aviator and 1st woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, born in Atchison, Kansas (d. 1939)

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  • Jul 25 Hermann Ambrosius, composer
  • Jul 26 Paul Gallico, NY, novelist
  • Jul 28 Emmy Arbous, [Emilia J Henke], Dutch actress (Little Rascal)
  • Jul 29 Sir Neil Ritchie, British general (d. 1983)
  • Jul 30 Jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!)