Famous Birthdays for Year 1898

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Birthdays 1 - 150 of 345

Jan 1st - George van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race)
Jan 1st - Viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis)
Jan 3rd - Johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920)
Jan 3rd - ZaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames)
Jan 4th - Roger Vuataz, composer
Jan 6th - Jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor (De Standaard 1929-39)
Jan 6th - Charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971)
Jan 7th - Art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), born in NYC, New York
Jan 7th - Geronimo Baqueiro Foster, composer
Jan 7th - Al Bowlly, British jazz singer (d. 1941)
Jan 9th - Gracie Fields, [Stansfield], England, music hall/vaudeville performer
Jan 9th - Vilma Banky, Budapest Hungary, silent screen actress (Eagle, Rebel)
Jan 9th - Wally Baker, American supercentenarian
Jan 11th - Hans Rudolf Krik, Danish writer/critic (Fiskerne, Slaven)
Jan 12th - Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer
Jan 13th - Pedro DE Teixeira de Mattos, Dutch diplomat
Jan 13th - Kai Munk, Danish playwright and Lutheran pastor, martyr (d. 1944)
Jan 13th - Carlo Tagliabue, Italian baritone (d. 1978)
Jan 14th - Helen Flint, actress (Sea Devils, Married Before Breakfast), born in Chicago, Illinois
Jan 16th - Margaret Booth, American film editor (d. 2002)
Jan 16th - Irving Rapper, UK-US film director (d. 1999)
Jan 20th - Colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)
Jan 20th - U Razak, Burmese politician (d. 1947)
Jan 21st - Avery Claflin, composer
Jan 21st - John George, Syria, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu)
Jan 22nd - Alexander Abramsky, composer
Jan 22nd - Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch writer (Arid Earth)
Jan 22nd - Gustaf Paulson, composer
Jan 22nd - Hans van Werveke, Flemish historian (Diocese Terwaan)
Jan 22nd - Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss)
Jan 22nd - Sergei Eisenstein, Russian director (Battleship Potemkin), born in Riga, Latvia [NS] (d. 1948)
Jan 23rd - Randolph Scott, actor (Last of the Mohicans, Western Union)
Jan 23rd - Freda Utley, British scholar and author (d. 1978)
Jan 24th - Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (d. 1939)
Jan 25th - Joachim Wach, German/US philosopher/sociologist (Understanding)
Jan 28th - Vittorio Rieti, composer
Jan 28th - Wies Moens, Flemish writer/nazi
Jan 29th - Fernand Quinet, Belgian cellist/composer/conductor (La Guerre)
Jan 29th - Karl Bjarnhof, Danish blind journalist/writer (History of Sascha)
Feb 2nd - Josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Theatre De la Mar)
Feb 3rd - Alvar Aalto, Finland, architect (Finlandia House)
Feb 3rd - Paul Urysohn, Russian mathematician
Feb 7th - Dock Boggs, American musician (d. 1971)
Feb 10th - Bertolt Brecht, Germany, playwright (Mother Courage)/composer
Feb 10th - Joseph Kessel, French journalist/writer (Army of the Shadows)
Feb 10th - Judith Anderson, Adelaide Aust, actress (Laura, Rebecca, Tycoon)
Feb 10th - Robert Keith, Fowler IN, actor (Battle Circus, Branded, Wild One)
Feb 11th - Leo Szilard, Hungary, physicist/A-bomb worker/peace activist
Feb 12th - Wallace Ford, [Samuel Jones Grundy], Batton England, actor (Deputy)
Feb 12th - [Le]Roy Harris, Oklahoma, composer (When Johnny Comes Marching Home)
Feb 13th - Neville Pearson, English publisher
Feb 14th - Fritz Zwicky, Swiss astronomer (supernova, dark matter)
Feb 15th - Toto, (Antonio de Curtis), Naples Italy, actor (Motorizzate, Noi Duri)
Feb 15th - Allen Woodring, American runner (d. 1982)
Feb 16th - Katharine Cornell, actress (Barretts of Wimpole St)
Feb 17th - Tom Lowry, cricketer (NZ batsman in seven Tests & their 1st Test capt)
Feb 18th - Enzo Ferrari, racing car manufacturer, Modena
Feb 18th - K'Tut Tantri, broadcaster/hotelier
Feb 18th - Luis Muñoz Marín, Puerto Rican poet (d. 1980)
Feb 19th - Lauwrens Voorthuyzen, [Lou de Palingboer], Dutch sect leader
Feb 21st - Vassily Vainonen, Russian ballet dancers/choreographer (Gayaneh)
Feb 22nd - Anton de Kom, Surinam/Dutch worker's union leader/resistance fighter
Feb 23rd - Reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist
Feb 24th - Kurt Tank, German WW II aircraft designer
Feb 25th - William Thomas Astbury, English physicist/chemist (textiles)
Feb 26th - Julien de Valckenaere, Flemish writer
Feb 27th - Allison Danzig, sports writer (Tennis Pictorial History)
Feb 27th - Rutkowski Bronislaw, composer
Feb 28th - Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey)
Mar 4th - Georges Dumézil, French philologist (d. 1940)
Premier of the People's Republic of China Zhou EnlaiPremier of the People's Republic of China Zhou Enlai (Mar 5th) Mar 5th - Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People's Republic of China (d. 1976)
Mar 6th - Hal Hooker, cricketer (NSW pace bowler of 20's & 30's)
Mar 6th - Jay C Flippen, Little Rock AR, actor (Jet Pilot, Killing, Thunder Bay)
Mar 6th - Jimmy Conzelman, NFL QB/coach/team owner (Chicago)
Mar 6th - Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent, Dutch soprano (Mattheus Passion)
Mar 7th - Jan Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer
Mar 8th - Louise Beavers, Cin Ohio, actress (Beulah-Beulah, Made for each other)
Mar 10th - Cy Kendall, St Louis Mo, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown)
Mar 11th - Dorothy Gish, Massillon OH, film actress (Orphans of the Storm)
Mar 12th - Fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Sold Grandpa)
Mar 13th - Josie Sedgwick, TX, actress (Son of Oklahoma)
Mar 14th - Arnold Chikobava, Georgian linguist (d. 1985)
Mar 18th - Otto Jochum, composer
Mar 18th - Jake Swirbul, American aircraft manufacturer (d. 1960)
Mar 23rd - Georgios Grivas, Greek general/opposition leader on Cyprus
Mar 23rd - Hazel Dawn, [LaTout], Utah, actress (Niobe, Under Cover, Feud Girl)
Mar 24th - Dorothy Stratton, organizer (SPARS-women's branch of US Coast Guard)
Mar 24th - George Alpert, railroad executive
Mar 26th - Renzo Massarani, composer
Mar 26th - Charles Shadwell, English conductor and bandleader (d. 1979)
Mar 29th - Cecil Lewis, airman/writer
Mar 30th - Heinz Risse, writer
Mar 30th - Joyce Carey, English actress (Black Windmill)
Apr 1st - Nita Naldi [Anita Donna Dooley], actress (Blood & Sand), born in NYC, New York
Apr 1st - Pola Gojawiczynska, Polish writer (Stolica)
Apr 1st - Roger Bastide, French sociologist
Apr 1st - William James Sidis, American genius (d. 1944)
Apr 3rd - George Jessel, toastmaster general/entertainer (Diary of Young Comic)
Apr 3rd - Henry R Luce, Tengchow China, publisher (Time, Fortune, Life)
Apr 4th - Agnes Ayres, American actress (d. 1940)
Apr 6th - Bobby Gilbert, PA
Apr 8th - Achiel H Acker, Belgian premier (1945-46, 1954-58)
Apr 8th - Cecil [Maurice] Bowra, British classics expert (Greek experience)
NFL Head Coach Curly LambeauNFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau (Apr 9th) Apr 9th - [Earl] Curly Lambeau, Green Bay Wisconsin, NFL coach (GB Packers)
Apr 9th - Julius Patzak, Austrian tenor singer
Apr 9th - Paul Robeson, singer (Old Man River)/actor/footballer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Apr 11th - Lou Holtz, comedian/actor (Follow the Leader)
Apr 12th - Grantley H Adams, Premier of Barbados (1953-58) and Prime Minister of the West Indies Federation (1958-62), born in St. Michael, British Windward Islands
Apr 12th - Lily Pons, Draguignan France, opera singer/actress (That Girl From Paris) (d. 1976)
Apr 14th - Lee Tracy, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye), born in Atlanta, Georgia
Apr 15th - Marian Jordan, actress, radio comedienne (Molly-Fibber McGee & Molly)
Apr 15th - Nini de Boel, Flemish operette singer (White Horse)
Apr 18th - Lord Leatherland, British journalist/Labour peer
Apr 19th - Constance Talmadge, comedienne/actress (Intolerance), born in Brooklyn, New York
Apr 19th - Sybil Andrews, English/Canadian painter
Apr 21st - Steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants)
Apr 23rd - Edwin E Dwinger, German writer (General Vlassov)
Apr 25th - Fred Haney, baseball player (d. 1977)
Apr 26th - Edward PF Eagan, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32), born in Denver, Colorado
Apr 26th - John Grierson, documentary film maker
Apr 26th - Vicente Aleixandre, Spain, writer (Ambito, Bird of Paper, Nobel 1977)
May 1st - Eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62)
May 2nd - Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark)
May 3rd - Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74)
May 3rd - Septima Poinsette Clark, civil rights activist/educator
May 6th - Daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime
May 6th - Jascha Horenstein, Kiev Russian Empire, Russian-born American conductor
May 7th - Vera Chapman, writer
May 10th - Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization)
May 10th - Herbert Elwell, Minneapolis Minnesota, composer (Happy Hypocrite)
May 13th - Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (d. 2007)
May 14th - Bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer
May 14th - Zutty Singleton, US jazz drummer
May 15th - Arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime)
May 16th - August de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP)
May 16th - Tamara de Lempicka, Polish-born painter (d. 1980)
May 17th - Alfred Joseph Casson, Canadian painter (d. 1992)
May 18th - Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada)
May 19th - Julius Evola, Italian philosopher (d. 1974)
May 21st - Armand Hammer, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum), born in NYC, New York
May 21st - Karel Haba, composer
May 22nd - René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven)
May 23rd - Frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young)
May 23rd - Joseph Hazen, lawyer
May 23rd - Scott O'Dell, American author (d. 1989)
May 24th - Kathleen Hale, British children book writer/illustrator (Orlando)
May 25th - Bennett Cerf, publisher (Random House) panelist (What's My Line)
May 25th - Gene Tunney, world heavyweight boxing champion (1926-30)
May 25th - Gustav Regler, writer
May 25th - Mischa Levitzki, composer

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