Famous People Born in September 1901

  • Sep 2 Andreas Embirikos, Greek surrealist poet (d. 1975)
  • Sep 2 Adolph Rupp, American college basketball coach (d. 1977)
  • Sep 3 Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor
  • Sep 4 Paul Osborn, playwright (Mornings at 7)

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Sep 4 William Lyons, British industrialist (Jaguar cars), born in Blackpool, Lancashire (d. 1985)

Mr Jaguar William Lyons
Mr Jaguar
William Lyons
  • Sep 5 Florence Elridge, American actress (Long Days Journey into the Night), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 5 Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer
  • Sep 6 John Erik Jonsson, businessman/Mayor of Dallas
  • Sep 8 Hendrik Verwoerd, South African Prime Minister (1958-66) who was assassinated in 1966, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1966)
  • Sep 12 Ben Blue, Canadian actor and comedian (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 12 Ernst Pepping, German composer
  • Sep 13 Philip Dorn, Scheveningen Netherlands, actor (I Remember Mama)
  • Sep 15 Sir Donald Bailey, British engineer (d. 1985)
  • Sep 16 Andree Joly Bunet, France, figure skater pair (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)
  • Sep 16 CFH "Freddie" Gough, British major scout (WW II, Arnhem)
  • Sep 17 Francis Chichester, Barnstaple, Devon, English aviator and sailor (Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire)
  • Sep 18 Harold Clurman, producer/director (Deadline at Dawn)
  • Sep 19 Joseph Pasternak, film producer (Anchors Aweigh, Date With Judy)
  • Sep 20 Leo Justinus Kauffmann, composer
  • Sep 22 Allan "Rocky" Lane, Mishawaka Ind, actor (voice of Mr Ed, Red Ryder)
  • Sep 22 Charles Huggins, surgeon/medical researcher
  • Sep 23 Adriaan Pitlo, Dutch lawyer, born in Antwerp (d. 1987)
  • Sep 23 Jaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984)
  • Sep 25 Robert Bresson, French film director (d. 1999)
  • Sep 26 Donald Cook, Portland Ore, actor (Too Young To Go Steady)
  • Sep 26 George Raft, American actor (Each Dawn I Die, Scarface, Some Like It Hot), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • Sep 28 Friedrichs, mathematician
  • Sep 28 Lily Bouwmeester, Dutch actress/comedienne (Pygmalion)
  • Sep 28 William Samuel Paley, pres/CEO of CBS (1928-90), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 28 Ed Sullivan, TV variety show host/gossip columnist (Ed Sullivan Show), born in New York City

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Sep 29 Enrico Fermi, Italian/American nuclear physicist, gone fission/fermium (Nobel 1938), born in Rome, Italy

Father of the Atomic Bomb Enrico Fermi
Father of the Atomic Bomb
Enrico Fermi
  • Sep 29 Lanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher and activist (d. 1981)