Famous People Born in 1903 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 408

  • Jun 8 Ralph Webster Yarborough, politician
  • Jun 8 Ronald Shiner, actor (Carry on Admiral, Keep it Clean, Aunt Clara)
  • Jun 10 Clyde Beatty, US animal trainer/actor (Big Cage)
  • Jun 10 Theo Lingen, German director/actor (M, Charm of La Boheme) [or Jun 19]
  • Jun 11 Ernie Nevers, NFL fullback (Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Cardinals)
  • Jun 12 Emmett Hardy, American musician (d. 1925)

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Jun 13 Harold "Red" Grange, American "Galloping Ghost" of football (University of Illinois, Chicago Bears), born in Forksville, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)

NFL halfback Red Grange
NFL halfback
Red Grange
  • Jun 13 Philipp Kutev, composer
  • Jun 14 Arthur William Raynes McDonald, radar Pioneer/pilot
  • Jun 16 Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer
  • Jun 17 Michail Swetlow, writer
  • Jun 17 Ruth Wakefield, inventor of the Toll House Cookie, the first chocolate chip cookie (d. 1977)
  • Jun 18 Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Le diable ouch corps)
  • Jun 18 Jeanette MacDonald, American actress and singer (When I'm Calling You), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • Jun 19 Walter Hammond, cricketer (one of the greatest of English batsman)

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Jun 19 Lou Gehrig [Henry Louis Gehrig], American first baseman (NY Yankees), nicknamed "The Iron Horse", born in NYC, New York (d. 1941)

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jun 19 Hans Litten, German jurist (d. 1938)
  • Jun 20 Glenna Collett Vare, American golfer who dominated women's golf in the 1920s, born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1989)
  • Jun 21 Al[bert] Hirschfield, cartoonist (NINA, NY Times), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jun 21 Dorothy Stickney, Dickinson ND, actress (And So They Were Married)
  • Jun 21 Helene Costello, dancer/actress (Love Toy)
  • Jun 21 Louis Krasner, violinist
  • Jun 21 Al Hirschfeld, American cartoonist (d. 2003)
  • Jun 22 Carl Hubbell, pitcher (NY Giants)-253 wins, 2.97 lifetime ERA

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Jun 22 John Dillinger, notorious bank robber , born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Gangster John Dillinger
Gangster
John Dillinger
  • Jun 23 Anthony Veiller, American writer (Night of Iguana, Moulin Rouge), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 23 Hans C Branner, Danish writer (Toys, Horse Rider)
  • Jun 23 Paul Joseph James Martin, Canadian politician (d. 1992)
  • Jun 24 Ernest Leslie Bouts, motor-racing driver

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Jun 25 George Orwell [Eric Arthur Blair], Bihar, British writer (Animal Farm, 1984), born in Motihari, British India (d. 1950)

  • Jun 25 Anne Revere, American actress (d. 1990)
  • Jun 26 Ashley Clarke, president (Venice in Peril Fund)
  • Jun 26 Floyd "Babe" Herman, Brooklyn Dodgers' slugger (.324 lifetime average)
  • Jun 28 Alan Bunce, Westfield NJ, actor (Albert-Ethel & Albert)
  • Jun 29 Alan Blumlein, English electronics engineer (d. 1942)
  • Jul 1 Amy Johnson, British pilot, first female pilot to fly alone Britain to Australia, born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 1941)
  • Jul 1 Beatrix Lehmann, England, actress (Candles at Nine, Staircase)

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Jul 2 Alec Douglas-Home, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1963-64), born in London (d. 1995)

British Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home
British Prime Minister
Alec Douglas-Home
  • Jul 2 Olav AFEC of Schleswig-Holstein-S-G, King Olav V of Norway (1957-91)
  • Jul 3 Jean du Bela, [Simon Buytekant], singer/actor (Chaste Susanna)
  • Jul 4 Flor Peeters, Antwerp Belgium, organist/composer (Lied Symphony)
  • Jul 5 Irwin Fischer, composer
  • Jul 6 Axel Theorell, Sweden, biochemist, studied enzymes (Nobel 1955)
  • Jul 10 John Wyndham P L B Harris, US, sci-fi author (Day of the Triffids)
  • Jul 11 Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (d. 1976)
  • Jul 13 Kenneth Clark, English art historian (d. 1983)
  • Jul 14 Irving Stone, US, author (Love is Eternal, Lust for Life)
  • Jul 14 Ken Murray, American comedian (Ken Murray Show, Judy Garland Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 15 Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian politician (d. 1975)
  • Jul 16 Mary Philbin, actress (Phantom of the Opera), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 16 Carmen Lombardo, Canadian musician (d. 1971)
  • Jul 17 Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, composer
  • Jul 18 Bozidar Kunc, composer
  • Jul 20 Jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician
  • Jul 21 Theodore Karyotakis, composer
  • Jul 21 Roy Neuberger, American financier
  • Jul 24 Robert Mills Delaney, composer
  • Jul 25 Andre Fleury, composer
  • Jul 26 Donald Voorhees, Allentown Pa, conductor (Bell Telephone Hour)
  • Jul 27 Clive Martin Douglas, composer
  • Jul 27 Nikolai Cherkasov, actor (Ivan the Terrible), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Jul 27 Michail Stasinopoulos, Greek politician (d. 2002)
  • Jul 28 Catherine Dale Owen, actress (Behind Office Doors), Louisville KY
  • Aug 1 Paul George Vincent O'Shaughnessy Horgan, novelist
  • Aug 4 Helen Kane, [Schroeder], actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), born in The Bronx, New York

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Aug 7 Louis Leakey, British anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal), born in Kabete, Kenya (d. 1972)

Archaeologist Louis Leakey
Archaeologist
Louis Leakey
  • Aug 7 Saburo Moroi, composer
  • Aug 8 August Cool, Belgian union leader/minister of state
  • Aug 9 Tom Tyler, [Vincent Markowsky], Port Henry NY, actor (Mummy's Hand)
  • Aug 11 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist
  • Aug 12 Frances Clode, CEO (WRVS)
  • Aug 13 Wilton Graff, actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 14 John Ringling North, circus director (Ringling Bros)
  • Aug 14 Millard Mitchell, actor (12 O'Clock High, Gunfighter), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Aug 14 Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)
  • Aug 17 Abram Chasins, composer
  • Aug 18 Ake Olof Sebastian Udden, composer
  • Aug 18 Lucienne Boyer, French singer (d. 1983)
  • Aug 19 Claude Dauphin, Corbell France, actor (April in Paris, Deported)
  • Aug 19 James Gould Cozzens, US, novelist (1949 Pulitzer-Guard of Honor)
  • Aug 19 Muriel Kirkland, Yonkers NY, actress (Fast Workers, Hold Your Man)
  • Aug 21 Yannis Constantinidis, composer
  • Aug 22 René Wellek, writer (Concepts of Criticism), Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 23 Mauritius van Haegendoren, Flemish historian/senator
  • Aug 23 William Primrose, violist (Method for Violin & Viola), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Aug 24 Karl Hanke, Nazi official (d. 1945)
  • Aug 25 Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian/US psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment)
  • Aug 25 Arpad Elo, American chess writer (d. 1992)
  • Aug 26 Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer
  • Aug 27 Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles)
  • Aug 28 Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer
  • Aug 29 Ernst Kreuder, German writer (The Attic Pretenders), born in Zeitz (d. 1972)
  • Aug 29 Olive Ann Beech, aircraft industry executive
  • Aug 31 Arthur Godfrey, American radio/TV host (Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scout), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 31 Vladimir Jankélévitch, French philosopher (d. 1985)
  • Sep 3 Willem Kooiman, Dutch theologist/church historian
  • Sep 9 Phyllis Whitney, American writer (d. 2008)
  • Sep 11 Theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist
  • Sep 13 Claudette Colbert [Lily Chauchoin], French-born American actress (Texas Lady, It Happened One Night), born in Paris (d. 1996)
  • Sep 15 Roy Acuff, Maynardville Tenn, country musician (Hee Haw)
  • Sep 16 Richard Hall, composer
  • Sep 17 Karel Miljon, Dutch boxer (d. 1984)
  • Sep 22 Joseph Valachi, American gangster (d. 1971)
  • Sep 25 John Everett Allen, US businessman
  • Sep 25 Mark Rothko, [Marcus Rothkovich], US, painter (Green on Blue)
  • Sep 26 Gerhard Nebel, German writer, born in Dessau (d. 1974)
  • Sep 29 Karl August Andersen, composer
  • Sep 29 Ted Decorsia, American actor (Police Chief Hegedorn-Steve Canyon), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 1 George Coulouris, actor (Runaway Bus), born in Manchester, England
  • Oct 4 Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian nazi (SS/SD)
  • Oct 4 Lord Roborough, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 4 Bona Arsenault, French Canadian politician, historian and genealogist (d. 1993)
  • Oct 5 Jimmy Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Blazing Stewardesses)
  • Oct 5 M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (d. 1989)
  • Oct 6 Ernest Walton, Irish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)
  • Oct 7 Louis S B Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist
  • Oct 8 Lina Radke, Germany, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1928)
  • Oct 9 Walter O'Malley, baseball team owner (Dodgers)
  • Oct 10 Charles T von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, Count of Flanders/prince
  • Oct 10 Vernon Duke, American composer and songwriter (Taking a Chance on Love), born in Parafianovo, Russian Empire (d. 1969)
  • Oct 12 Grayson Kirk, educator, born in Jeffersonville, Ohio
  • Oct 13 Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, born in Aarhus (d. 1986)
  • Oct 13 Patsy Moran, PA, actress (Children of the Wild)
  • Oct 16 Mario Pilati, composer
  • Oct 16 Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (d. 2003)
  • Oct 17 Irene Ryan, actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Oct 17 Jerry Colona, comedian (Jerry Colona Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 17 Nathanael West, American novelist (Day of the Locusts)
  • Oct 18 Ambrose Thibodeaux, cajun accordionist
  • Oct 18 Emile Enthoven, composer
  • Oct 19 Vittorio Giannini, composer
  • Oct 19 Tor Johnson, Swedish wrestler and actor (d. 1971)
  • Oct 20 John Lodge, actor (Witchmaker), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 22 George Beadle, US biologist (Nobel 1958)
  • Oct 22 Curly Howard (Jerome Lester Horwitz), vaudevillian actor and comedian (The Three Stooges), born in Brooklyn New York (d. 1952)
  • Oct 23 Milford Dolliole, pioneer jazz drummer

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Oct 24 Melvin Purvis [Little Mel], American FBI agent that lead the manhunt for outlaws like Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and John Dillinger, born in Timmonsville, South Carolina (d. 1960)

FBI Agent Melvin Purvis
FBI Agent
Melvin Purvis
  • Oct 25 Katharine Byron, U.S. Congresswoman (d. 1976)
  • Oct 25 Harry Shoulberg, American painter (d. 1995)
  • Oct 28 Evelyn A Waugh, author (Brideshead Revisited, Scoop), born in London, England
  • Oct 29 Vivian Ellis, composer
  • Oct 30 Konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer
  • Nov 1 Don Robey, US gospel singer
  • Nov 1 Gerard "Ge" Nabrink, Dutch anarchist/co-founder (NVSH)
  • Nov 1 Jean Tardieu, French dramatist, born in St Germain de Joux (d. 1995)
  • Nov 1 Max Adrian, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Irish actor (Devils, Music Lover)
  • Nov 1 Edward "Carji" Greeves, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
  • Nov 2 Travis Jackson, American baseball player (d. 1987)
  • Nov 3 Walker Evans, US, photographer (Fortune Magazine)
  • Nov 4 Ion Vasilescu, composer
  • Nov 6 June Marlowe, American actress (d. 1984)
  • Nov 7 Albert Helman, [Lou Lichtveld], Suriname politician/novelist
  • Nov 7 Dean Jagger, Lima Ohio, actor (Albert Vane-Mr Novak, Elmer Gantry)
  • Nov 7 Konrad Lorenz, zoologist/ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel 1973)
  • Nov 7 Lodewijk AM "Lou" Lichtveld, [Albert Helman], Suriname author
  • Nov 7 Grace Stafford, American actress (d. 1992)
  • Nov 9 Gregory Pincus, inventor (birth control pill) [or Apr 9]
  • Nov 9 Leon-Etienne Duval, archbishop/Cardinal
  • Nov 9 Edward van der Merwe, South African cricket wicket keeper (2 Tests in 30's), born in Rustenburg, Transvaal (d. 1971)
  • Nov 11 Charles Bruce Perry, professor of medicine
  • Nov 11 Thomas Edward Allibone, Sheffield South Yorkshire, English Physicist (Manhattan Project, high-voltage particle acceleration)
  • Nov 12 Jack Oakie, Sedalia Mo, actor (Great Dictator, 1974 Photoplay Award)
  • Nov 15 Stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman)
  • Nov 17 Joseph Kaminski, composer
  • Nov 18 Lillian Fuchs, composer
  • Nov 19 Fritz Schmidt, German street photographer
  • Nov 20 Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist (d. 1981)
  • Nov 22 Herbert Sally Frankel, economist
  • Nov 25 Martin Soames, traveller
  • Nov 25 William Dehart Hubbard, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1924), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nov 27 Johnny Blood, aka John McNally, early NFL halfback (Green Bay)
  • Nov 27 Mona Washbourne, England, actress (Stevie, Billie Liar, Driver's Seat)
  • Nov 30 Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist
  • Dec 4 Alfred Leslie Rowse, historian
  • Dec 4 Cornell Woolrich, US, writer (El Angel Negro)

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Dec 5 Cecil Frank Powell, English physicist who discovered pion (pi-meson), a subatomic particle (Nobel 1950), born in Tonbridge, Kent, England (d. 1969)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Cecil Frank Powell
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Cecil Frank Powell
  • Dec 6 Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player (d. 1946)
  • Dec 7 Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician (d. 1987)
  • Dec 8 Adele Simpson, American fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1946), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 8 Irene Eisinger, singer
  • Dec 8 Kathleen (Kitty) Rosalind Muggeridge, author
  • Dec 8 Zoltan Szekely, composer
  • Dec 10 George J. Lewis, Mexican-born actor (Don-Zorro), born in Guadalajara, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • Dec 10 Una Merkel, Covington Ky, actress (42nd Street, Abraham Lincoln)
  • Dec 10 William Plomer, Transvaal, author (Paper Houses, I Speak of Africa)
  • Dec 12 Enid Balint-Edmonds, psychoanalyst
  • Dec 13 Carlos Montoya, guitarist (Suite Flamenco 1966), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Dec 13 Jewgeni Petrow, writer
  • Dec 13 John Piper, British writer (US Churches in WW I)/official war painter
  • Dec 16 Hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 16 Rafael Alberti, Spanish poet (El hombre deshabitado)
  • Dec 17 Erskine P Caldwell, author (Tobacco Road, God's Little Acre)
  • Dec 17 Ray Noble, English bandleader and actor (d. 1978)
  • Dec 19 Cyril Dean Darlington, England, biologist (hereditary mechanisms)
  • Dec 19 George Davis Snell, Bradford, Massachusetts, American geneticist (H-2 gene)
  • Dec 19 Theo Harych, German writer, born in Doruchow, Posen (d. 1958)
  • Dec 22 Barbara Moore, doctor, walked across US in 86 days in 1960
  • Dec 22 H Keffer Hartline, US, biophysicist (Nobel 1967)
  • Dec 22 Marc Lavry, Israeli composer, born in Riga, Latvia (d. 1967)
  • Dec 23 Fredi [Fredericka] Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan)