Famous People Born in February 1900

  • Feb 1 Stephen Potter, humorist/writer (School for Scoundrels, Shipbuilders)
  • Feb 2 Asa Smith Bushnell Jr, Springfield Ohio, Sec of US Olympics (1945-65)
  • Feb 2 Willie Kamm, MLB third baseman (d. 1988)
  • Feb 2 Carroll Righter, American columnist and astrologer to the stars, born in Salem, New Jersey (d. 1988)
  • Feb 3 Mabel Mercer, English cabaret vocalist (Fly Me to the Moon)
  • Feb 5 Adlai E Stevenson, (Gov-D-Ill), presidential candidate (D) (1952, 1956)
  • Feb 6 Roy Smeck, guitarist/banjoist
  • Feb 6 Rudolf Vornlund, Swedish playwright (Heliga Familjen)
  • Feb 8 Guy Douglas Hamilton Warrack, composer
  • Feb 8 John Cameron, Scottish judge, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Feb 8 Ivan Ivanov-Vano Soviet animator and Russian animation director (d. 1987)
  • Feb 11 Hans-Georg Gadamer, German philosopher
  • Feb 11 Thomas Hitchcock Jr, great polo player (Westchester Cup 1924,27,30,39)
  • Feb 11 Josei Toda, Japanese educator (d. 1958)
  • Feb 12 Fred Emney, actor (Let the People Sing, Lilac Domino), born in London, England
  • Feb 16 Albert Maurice Hackett, playwright/screenwriter
  • Feb 19 Giorgos Seferis, writer
  • Feb 20 Antonio Veretti, composer
  • Feb 20 Graham Spry, St Thomas Ontario, Canadian radio pioneer
  • Feb 21 Madeleine Renaud, French actress/theater director (Plaisir)
  • Feb 21 Sydney Arnold, English comic/actor (Miss Jones & Son)
  • Feb 22 Giorgios Seferis, Greece, poet (Nobel 1963)
  • Feb 22 Seán Ó Faoláin [John Whelan], Irish short story writer (Murder at Cobbler's Hulk)
  • Feb 22 Luis Buñuel, Calanda Spain, Spanish surrealist film director (Belle de Jour)
  • Feb 23 Elinor Remick Warren, composer
  • Feb 25 Jed Harris, producer/director (Billy Rose Show, Operation Mad Ball)
  • Feb 26 Jean Negulesco, Romanian-American film director (How to Marry a Millionaire), born in Craiova, Dolj (d. 1993)
  • Feb 28 Laura Z Hobson, writer
  • Feb 28 Wolfram Hirth, German pilot (d. 1959)