Famous Birthdays for Year 1903

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Birthdays 1 - 150 of 413

Jan 2nd - Anton van Duinkerken, [Willem JMA Asselbergs], literary
Jan 3rd - Charles Foulkes, Canada, general
Jan 4th - Joris Diels, Flemish actor/director (Haagsche Comedy)
Jan 5th - Leighton Lucas, composer
Jan 5th - Harold Gatty, Australian aviator, navigator with Wiley Post (d. 1957)
Jan 6th - Boris Blacher, Newchwang China, German composer (Orchester-Ornament)
Jan 6th - Francis L Sullivan, actor (Missing Rembrandt), born in London, England
Jan 6th - Maurice Abravanel, Saloniki Greece, conductor/composer
Jan 6th - Stanley Smith, KC MO, actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts)
Jan 7th - Alan Napier, actor (Alfred-Batman), born in Birmingham, England
Jan 7th - Albrecht Haushofer, writer
Jan 7th - Shalva Azmayparashvili, composer
Jan 7th - Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov, composer
Jan 8th - Gene Roth, [Eugene Stutenroth], SD, actor (She Demons, Spider)
Jan 9th - Hem Vejakorn, Thai illustrator (d. 1969)
Jan 10th - Barbara Hepworth, English abstract sculptor/actress (Rescued by Rover)
Jan 10th - Jean Morel, Abbeville France, conductor
Jan 10th - Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler (d. 1997)
Jan 10th - Violet Wilkey, American actress (d. 1976)
Jan 11th - Alan Paton, South Africa, writer (Cry, the Beloved Country)
Jan 12th - Igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist - helped develop 1st Soviet nuclear weapon
Jan 13th - Kay Francis, [Katherine E Gibbs], actress (False Madonna), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Jan 14th - Veronica Turleigh, County Donegal Ireland, actress (Promoter)
Jan 15th - Paul A. Dever, 58th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1958)
Jan 17th - Warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World)
Jan 17th - Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, Assamese poet, playwright, film maker (d. 1953)
Jan 18th - Berthold Goldschmidt, German/British (opera)composer (Beatrice Cenci)
Jan 19th - Alfred Lane Beit, connoisseur
Jan 20th - Leon Ames, Portland Indiana, actor (Mr Ed, Father of the Bride)
Jan 20th - Sybil Marion Rosenfeld, theatre historian
Jan 22nd - Robin Humphrey Milford, composer
Jan 22nd - Fritz Houtermans, Polish physicist (d. 1966)
Jan 23rd - Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Colombian politician (d. 1948)
Jan 24th - Robert Gwathmey, artist (Arts & Letters)
Jan 25th - "Sleepy" John Estes, rocker
Jan 27th - John Eccles, British physiologist/neurologist
Jan 27th - Otto P. Weyland, American military figure (d. 1979)
Jan 28th - Dame Kathleen Lonsdale, crystallographer (1st woman in Royal Society)
Jan 29th - Cornelis H Edelman, Dutch geologist
Jan 30th - G Evelyn Hutchinson, British zoologist (Treatise on Limnology)
Jan 31st - Gardner Cowles, Iowa, publisher/founder (Look Magazine)
Jan 31st - Tallulah Bankhead, Huntsville Ala, actress (Lifeboat, Die Die Darling)
Feb 1st - Georg Rendl, Austria miner/beekeeper/writer (The Bees Novel)
Feb 2nd - Frank McGrath, Mound City Mo, actor (Wagon Train)
Feb 3rd - Priaulx Rainier, composer
Feb 3rd - Walter Linck, Swiss sculptor
Feb 4th - Alexander Oppenheim, mathematician
Feb 4th - Berend van den Amstel, [Bernard CED Hattink], actor (Beatrice)
Feb 4th - Edwin Denby, Tientsin China, US dance critic/poet (Snoring in N)
Feb 4th - Frank Howley, Hampton NY, Brigadier General (Answers for Americans)
Feb 4th - Siro Cisilino, composer
Feb 5th - Ivan Galamian, Tabriz Persia, violinist
Feb 5th - Joan Whitney Payson, owner (NY Mets & horse stables)
Feb 5th - Nathaniel Owings, architect (Oak Ridge, TN; Sears), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
Feb 6th - John Dunning, cricketer (NZ medium-fast bowler of 30's)
Feb 6th - Pieter G Buckinx, Flemish writer (Temptation of Poverty)
Feb 8th - Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia's founding father, 1st Prime Minister of Malaya (1957-63) and Malaysia (1963-70), born in Alor Star, Kedah (d. 1990)
Feb 8th - Greta Keller, Austrian-born cabaret singer and actress (d. 1977)
Feb 9th - Georg Trexler, composer
Feb 10th - Matvey Isaakovich Blanter, composer
Feb 10th - Waldemar Hoven, German physician (d. 1948)
Feb 10th - Matthias Sindelar, Austrian footballer (d. 1939)
Feb 11th - Hans Redlich, composer
Feb 11th - Rex Lease, WV, actor (Fast Bullets, Sunny Skies, Custer's Last Stand)
Feb 12th - Chick Hafey, baseball player (d. 1973)
Feb 12th - Joseph F. Biroc, American cinematographer (d. 1996)
Feb 13th - Georges Simenon, Belgium, mystery writer (Snow Was Black)
Feb 16th - Edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), born in Chicago, Illinois
Feb 16th - George-Henri Lévesque, Quebec priest and sociologist (d. 2000)
Feb 17th - Johannes Linthorst Homan, director of the queen in Groningen
Feb 18th - Nikolaj V Podgorny, pres USSR (1965-77)
Feb 19th - Sadiq Hidajat, Persian writer (Blind Person Owl), (d. 1951)
Feb 19th - Kay Boyle, St. Paul, Minnesota, American novelist (Plagued by Nightingales)
Feb 20th - Ella Maillart, explorer
Feb 20th - Karel Janacek, composer
Feb 20th - Pierre Charles, Belgian heavyweight boxer
Feb 21st - Eric Fogg, composer
Feb 21st - Madeleine Renaud, Paris France, actress (Helene, Longest Day)
Feb 21st - Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French author (Un Enfant a Dit)
Feb 21st - Thomas Yawkey, baseball owner (Boston Red Sox)
Feb 21st - Fairfax M. Cone, American advertising executive (d. 1977)
Feb 21st - Anaïs Nin, French writer (d. 1977)
Feb 22nd - Morley Callaghan, Canada, author (Toronto Star, Native Argosy)
Feb 22nd - Ain-Ervin Mere, Estonian Nazi (d. 1969)
Feb 22nd - Robert Weede, American baritone (d. 1972)
Feb 23rd - Grigori V Aleksandrov, Russian director (Veselye Rebjata)
Feb 25th - King Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1986)
Feb 26th - Giulio Natta, Italian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
Feb 27th - Reginald Gardiner, Wimbledon England, actor (Great Dictator)
Feb 27th - Grethe Weiser, German actress (d. 1970)
Feb 28th - Vincente Minnelli, American film director (d. 1986)
Mar 3rd - Gilbert Adrian, [Greenberg], Naugatuck CT, costume designer
Mar 3rd - Rabbe A Enckell, Fins author/poet (Lutad about Brunnen)
Mar 4th - Harold Berens, comedian
Mar 4th - William C. Boyd, American immunochemist (d. 1983)
Mar 4th - John Scarne, American magician (d. 1985)
Mar 5th - Lowell Peters, Cleveland Tn, vocalist (Southernaires)
Mar 6th - Elizabeth Pinkston Becker, US, platform diver (Olympic-gold-1928)
Mar 6th - Empress Kōjun of Japan (d. 2000)
Mar 10th - Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, Davenport, Iowa, American jazz cornetist, considered one of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s
Mar 11th - Dorothy Schiff, publisher (NY Post)
Mar 11th - George Dickinson, cricketer (bowled for NZ in their 1st 3 Tests)
Mar 11th - Lawrence Welk, Strasburg ND, orchestra leader (Lawrence Welk Show)
Mar 11th - Ronald Syme, New Zealand classicist and historian (d. 1989)
Mar 14th - Molla Mustafa Barzani, Iran, Kurd leader (KDP)
Mar 14th - Adolph Gottlieb American painter (d. 1974)
Mar 16th - Mike Mansfield, (Sen-D-Mont) majority whip
Mar 16th - Morgan Conway, actor (Dick Tracy)
Mar 16th - Nikolai Lopatnikoff, Revel Estonia, composer (Variaioni Concertanto)
Mar 19th - Benjamin M Telders, president of Dutch Liberal States Party
Mar 19th - James Bullock, colliery manager
Mar 20th - Vincent Richards, hall of fame tennis pro (elected 1961)
Mar 22nd - James S Russell, US pilot/admiral (WW II Pacific Ocean)
Mar 22nd - Jochen Klepper, writer
Mar 24th - Adolph F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist (Nobel 1939)
Mar 24th - John Patrick Sutton Ludlow, actor (Agatha)
Mar 24th - Malcolm Muggeridge, English writer (Observer of Life)
Mar 25th - Frankie Carle, Providence RI, orchestra leader (Golden Touch)
Mar 25th - Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (d. 1990)
Mar 27th - Walt Kiesling, NFL guard/coach (HOF)
Mar 28th - Rudolf Serkin, Eger Bohemia, pianist (Marlboro Sch of Music)
Mar 28th - Charles Starrett, American actor (d. 1986)
Mar 30th - Sol C Siegel, US, producer (High Society, Gentlemen prefer blondes)
Mar 30th - Joy Ridderhof, American missionary (d. 1984)
Apr 2nd - Lionel Chevrier, Canadian politician (d. 1987)
Apr 3rd - Peter Huchel, writer
Apr 5th - Thomas Baron Pitfield, composer
Apr 6th - Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer
Apr 6th - Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher (.320 avg)
Apr 8th - Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), born in NYC, New York
Apr 9th - Gregory Pincus, inventor (birth control pill) [or Nov 9]
Apr 9th - Ward Bond, actor (Seth-Wagon Trains), born in Denver, Colorado
Apr 9th - Willem Pee, Belgian linguist
Apr 10th - Clare Boothe Luce, US ambassador (to Vatican)
Apr 10th - Nick Stuart, Romania, bandleader
Apr 12th - Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969)
Apr 13th - Rex Evans, actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara, Matchmaker)
Apr 15th - Erich Arendt, writer [or Apr 16]
Apr 15th - John Williams, England, actor (Niles-Family Affair, Dial M for Murder)
Apr 17th - Gregor Piatigorsky, Ekaterinoslav Russia, cellist (or 4/20)
Apr 17th - Nicolas Nabokov, Near Lubcha Minsk Russia, composer (Holy Devil)
Apr 17th - Morgan Taylor, American athlete (d. 1975)
Apr 18th - Leonid Kinskey, St Petersburg Russia, actor (Casablanca)
Apr 18th - Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer
Apr 19th - Eliot Ness, untouchable (FBI agent-Chicago)
Apr 20th - Dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade)
Apr 21st - Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55)
Apr 23rd - Guy Simonds, youngest general officer in the Canadian army (d 1974)
Apr 24th - Jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, founder (Spanish Falange)
Apr 24th - Mike Michalske, NFL guard (NY Yankees, Green Bay Packers)

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