Famous People Born in January 1903

  • Jan 2 Anton van Duinkerken, [Willem JMA Asselbergs], literary
  • Jan 3 Charles Foulkes, Canada, general
  • Jan 4 Joris Diels, Flemish actor/director (Haagsche Comedy)
  • Jan 5 Leighton Lucas, composer
  • Jan 5 Harold Gatty, Australian aviator, navigator with Wiley Post (d. 1957)
  • Jan 6 Boris Blacher, Newchwang China, German composer (Orchester-Ornament)
  • Jan 6 Francis L Sullivan, actor (Missing Rembrandt), born in London, England
  • Jan 6 Maurice Abravanel, Saloniki Greece, conductor/composer
  • Jan 6 Stanley Smith, actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jan 7 Alan Napier, actor (Alfred-Batman), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jan 7 Albrecht Haushofer, writer
  • Jan 7 Shalva Azmayparashvili, composer
  • Jan 7 Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov, composer
  • Jan 8 Gene Roth, [Eugene Stutenroth], SD, actor (She Demons, Spider)
  • Jan 9 Hem Vejakorn, Thai illustrator (d. 1969)
  • Jan 10 Barbara Hepworth, English abstract sculptor/actress (Rescued by Rover)
  • Jan 10 Jean Morel, Abbeville France, conductor
  • Jan 10 Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler (d. 1997)
  • Jan 10 Violet Wilkey, American actress (d. 1976)
  • Jan 11 Alan Paton, South Africa, writer (Cry, the Beloved Country)
  • Jan 12 Igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist - helped develop 1st Soviet nuclear weapon
  • Jan 14 Veronica Turleigh, County Donegal Ireland, actress (Promoter)
  • Jan 15 Paul A. Dever, 58th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1958)
  • Jan 17 Warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World)
  • Jan 17 Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, Assamese poet, playwright, filmmaker (d. 1953)
  • Jan 18 Berthold Goldschmidt, German/British (opera)composer (Beatrice Cenci)
  • Jan 19 Alfred Lane Beit, connoisseur
  • Jan 20 Leon Ames, Portland Indiana, actor (Mr Ed, Father of the Bride)
  • Jan 20 Sybil Marion Rosenfeld, theatre historian
  • Jan 22 Robin Humphrey Milford, composer
  • Jan 22 Fritz Houtermans, Polish physicist (d. 1966)
  • Jan 23 Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Colombian politician (d. 1948)
  • Jan 24 Robert Gwathmey, artist (Arts & Letters)
  • Jan 27 John Eccles, British physiologist/neurologist
  • Jan 27 Otto P. Weyland, American military figure (d. 1979)
  • Jan 28 Dame Kathleen Lonsdale, crystallographer (1st woman in Royal Society)
  • Jan 29 Cornelis H Edelman, Dutch geologist
  • Jan 30 G Evelyn Hutchinson, British zoologist (Treatise on Limnology)
  • Jan 31 Gardner Cowles, Iowa, publisher/founder (Look Magazine)
  • Jan 31 Tallulah Bankhead, Huntsville Ala, actress (Lifeboat, Die Die Darling)