Famous People Born in 1904 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 433

  • Jun 11 Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, jazz pianist/singer (Boogie Woogie Piano)
  • Jun 11 Daphne Fielding, socialite/writer
  • Jun 11 Emil Frantisek Burian, composer
  • Jun 12 Eino Roiha, Finnish composer, born in Vyborg (d. 1955)
  • Jun 14 Benno Ammann, composer
  • Jun 16 Gerard Holt, Dutch architect
  • Jun 17 Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist
  • Jun 17 Ralph Bellamy, actor (Air Mail, Dive Bomber, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 18 Keye Luke, Chinese-American actor (Across the Pacific, Yangtse Incident), born in Guangzhou, China (d. 1991)
  • Jun 18 Manuel Rosenthal, composer (Bootleggers), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 19 Balis Dvarionas, composer
  • Jun 20 Heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo, German Foreign Minister
  • Jun 23 Carleton Coon, prof of anthropology (What in the World)
  • Jun 23 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (South African leg spinner 1929-32)
  • Jun 23 Willie Mae "Mother" Smith, gospel singer/evangelist folk artist
  • Jun 24 Phil Harris [Wonga Philip], Linton, Indiana, American actor and singer (Anything Goes, Robin Hood)
  • Jun 24 Kurt Kusenberg, German writer (Wein Auf Lebenszeit)
  • Jun 25 Jan van Axel, [Johannes P Kraakman], Dutch director (Overschotje)
  • Jun 26 Peter Lorre, Hungarian/US, actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers)
  • Jun 26 Frank Scott Hogg, Canadian astronomer (d. 1951)
  • Jun 28 Wlodzimierz Pozniak, composer
  • Jun 30 Glenda Farrell, Enid OK, actress (Golddiggers of 1935)
  • Jul 1 Mary Calderone, physician/founder (planned parenthood)
  • Jul 2 Carl Weinrich, composer
  • Jul 2 Gerarda "Meik" Rueter, Dutch (sculptress, if that word exists)
  • Jul 4 Angela Baddeley, actress (Ghost Train, Tom Jones), born in London, England
  • Jul 4 Artur Malawski, composer
  • Jul 4 Seger Pillot Ellis, pianist/vocalist
  • Jul 5 Don Goddard, Binghamton NY, news anchor (ABC Evening News 1958-59)
  • Jul 5 Franz Adolf Syberg, composer
  • Jul 5 Harold Acton, English/Italian historian/art collector
  • Jul 5 Milburn Stone, Bruton Ks, actor (Doc-Gunsmoke)
  • Jul 5 Ernst Mayr, American biologist (d. 2005)
  • Jul 6 Robert Whitney, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, conductor (Sospiro do Roma)
  • Jul 6 Erik Wickberg, Salvation Army general (d. 1996)
  • Jul 7 Simone Beck, French chef (d. 1991)
  • Jul 8 Bill Challis, arranger/pianist
  • Jul 8 Henri Cartan, French mathematician, born in Nancy (d. 2008)
  • Jul 10 Iša Krejčí, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1968)

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Jul 12 Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet (Residence on Earth-Nobel 1971), born in Parral, Chile (d. 1973)

  • Jul 14 Isaac Bashevis Singer, Poland, Yiddish novelist (Enemies-Nobel 1978)
  • Jul 15 Rudolf Arnheim, German-born author (d. 2007)
  • Jul 16 Goffredo Petrassi, Zagarolo Italy, composer (Beatitudines)
  • Jul 16 Leo Joseph Suenens, Cardinal (Belgium)
  • Jul 17 Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor
  • Jul 23 Adone Zecchi, composer
  • Jul 24 James R Killian Jr, MIT pres (1948-59)
  • Jul 24 Leo Arnaud, French-American composer (d. 1991)
  • Jul 26 Jack Allan Westrup, composer
  • Jul 27 Agnes Yarnall, sculptor, artist, author laa, 1987
  • Jul 27 Anton Dolin, [Patrick Healey-Kay], dancer (Girl From Petrovka)
  • Jul 27 Kenneth Tompkins Bainbridge, physicist
  • Jul 28 [John] Selwyn [Brooke] Lloyd, British statsman
  • Jul 29 J. R. D. Tata, Indian industrialist (d. 1993)
  • Jul 30 Salvador Novo, Mexican writer (d. 1974)
  • Jul 31 Arthur Daley, sportswriter (NY Times-Pulitzer 1956)
  • Jul 31 Brett Halliday, American writer (d. 1977)
  • Aug 3 Clifford D[onald] Simak, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station)
  • Aug 4 Theodore Newton, NJ, actor (Ace of Aces, Voltaire)
  • Aug 4 Witold Gombrowicz, Polish author (Ferdydurke, Pornography)
  • Aug 4 Joe Tate, English footballer (d. 1973)
  • Aug 5 Kenneth Thimann, botanist
  • Aug 6 Henry Payne Iba, Easton Mo, US basketball coach (Olympic-gold-64, 68)
  • Aug 6 M Revis, [Willem Fisherman], author (Gelakte Brain)

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Aug 7 Ralph Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1971)

Diplomat and Nobel Laureate Ralph Bunche
Diplomat and Nobel Laureate
Ralph Bunche
  • Aug 8 Istvan Szelenyi, composer
  • Aug 8 Achille Varzi, Italian race car driver (d. 1948)
  • Aug 11 Jess Stacy, jazz pianist, born in Bird's Point, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • Aug 12 Aleksei N Romanov, son of Tsar Nicholas II [OS=July 30]
  • Aug 12 Frank Ervin, harness racer (Hambletonian 1959, 66)
  • Aug 12 Kay Campbell, [Catherine Hibben], actress (All My Children)
  • Aug 13 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings)
  • Aug 15 Bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show)
  • Aug 16 Wendell Stanley, biochemist, 1st to crystallize a virus (Nobel 1946)
  • Aug 17 Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (d. 1991)
  • Aug 17 Mary Cain, American newspaper editor and politician (d. 1984)
  • Aug 18 Max Factor Jr, CEO (Max Factor Cosmetics)
  • Aug 18 Sterling W Cole, (Rep-R-NY)
  • Aug 18 [Francis] Max Factor, cosmetics manufacturer (Max Factor)
  • Aug 19 Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor
  • Aug 20 Jaap [Jacob AW] Burger, chairman (PvdA)
  • Aug 21 [William] Count Basie, jazz musician and band leader ( "One O'Clock Jump"), born in Red Bank, New Jersey (d. 1984)

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Aug 22 Deng Xiaoping, Chinese revolutionary and paramount leader of China (1978-92), born in Guang'an, Sichuan (d. 1997)

Paramount Leader of China Deng Xiaoping
Paramount Leader of China
Deng Xiaoping
  • Aug 24 Rod Redwing, NY, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory)
  • Aug 26 Christopher Isherwood, English novelist (Goodbye to Berlin), born in High Lane, Cheshire (d. 1986)
  • Aug 27 Norah Lofts, British author (d. 1983)
  • Aug 27 John Hay Whitney, American financier (d. 1982)
  • Aug 28 Secondo Campini, Italian jet engine pioneer (d. 1980)
  • Aug 29 Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)
  • Sep 1 Johnny Mack Brown, Dothan AL, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail)
  • Sep 1 Ray Flaherty, AFL/NFL/AAFC coach (NY Giants)
  • Sep 2 Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], American actress (Follow the Leader), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 4 Julian Hill, research chemist
  • Sep 4 Maudet Christian-Jacques, film director
  • Sep 6 Karlo Arvi Kivimaa, Finnish writer (Groenende Cross)
  • Sep 6 Lyubomir Pipkov, composer
  • Sep 8 Carlos Sanchez Malaga, composer
  • Sep 9 Feroze Khan, Pakistani field hockey player (d. 2005)
  • Sep 10 Max Shachtman, American politician (d. 1972)
  • Sep 12 Gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer
  • Sep 13 Gladys George, Patten Maine, actress (Roaring Twenties)
  • Sep 14 Anton Zischka, Austrian writer (Lebendiges Europa)
  • Sep 14 Gaston Vandermeulen, Flemish actor (Heilig Experiment)
  • Sep 14 Richard Mohaupt, Breslau Germany, composer (Bucolica)
  • Sep 15 Tom Conway, Russia, actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show)
  • Sep 15 Umberto II, van Piemonte, the last King of Italy (ruled 1946)

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Sep 17 Frederick Ashton, British choreographer (Cinderella), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 1988)

Choreographer Frederick Ashton
Choreographer
Frederick Ashton
  • Sep 17 Jerry Colonna, actor (Road to Morocco, Road to Singapore), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 19 Bergen Evans, Ohio, English professor ($64,000 Question)
  • Sep 19 Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru)
  • Sep 21 Hans Hartung, German/French painter
  • Sep 22 Ellen Church, American 1st female airline stewardess (United flight in 1930 from San Francisco to Cheyenne), born in Cresco, Iowa (d. 1965)
  • Sep 23 Meyer Schapiro, Lithuanian-born American art historian, born in Šiauliai, Russian Empire
  • Sep 23 Wallace "Scotty" Scott, rock vocalist (Whispers)
  • Sep 24 Cemal Resit Rey, composer
  • Sep 24 Owen Saunders, mechanical engineer
  • Sep 25 Columbus O'Donnell Iselin, New Rochelle, New York, American oceanographer
  • Sep 28 Hendrik J Hofstra, Dutch minister of Finance (PvdA)
  • Sep 29 Dorothy Emmet, philosopher

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Sep 29 Greer Garson, British actress (Mrs Miniver), born in East Ham, Essex (d. 1996)

Actress Greer Garson
Actress
Greer Garson
  • Sep 30 Frank Lawton, actor (Devil Doll, Invisible Ray), born in London, England
  • Oct 1 Vladimir Horowitz, pianist (Carmen), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Oct 1 Otto Robert Frisch, Austrian-born physicist (d. 1979)
  • Oct 1 A.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader (d. 1977)
  • Oct 2 Dermot Boyle, marshal (RAF)
  • Oct 2 Godfrey Baseley, radio executive
  • Oct 2 Shi Lal Bahadur Shastri, India premier (1964-66)

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Oct 2 [Henry] Graham Greene, English novelist (Brighton Rock, The Power and the Glory), born in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (d. 1991)

  • Oct 3 Charles Pedersen, UK, biochemist (Nobel 1987)
  • Oct 4 Rene Mable Neighbour Cloke, illustrator
  • Oct 5 George Chesterman Phillips, naval officer
  • Oct 5 John Hoyt, actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick & Mary), born in Bronxville, New York
  • Oct 6 Horst Lange, German writer (The Long Lament), born in Liegnitz, Silesia (d. 1971)
  • Oct 7 Chuck Klein,Philadelphia Phillies (43 HRs in 1929), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 9 Carl Parrish, composer
  • Oct 9 J Dito, Dutch dominican/broadcast chairman (KRO, 1938-45)
  • Oct 9 Wally Brown, Malden MA, actor (Zombies on Broadway, Girl Rush)
  • Oct 12 Ding Ling, Chinese writer (d. 1986)
  • Oct 12 Lester Dent, American writer (d. 1959)
  • Oct 13 Jutta Hecker, German writer, born in Weimar (d. 2002)
  • Oct 13 Wilfred Pickles, Halifax England, actor (Billy Liar, Gay Dog)
  • Oct 14 Karel Srom, Czech composer, born in Plzeň (d. 1981)
  • Oct 15 Julian Hodge, British financier/multi-millionaire (Hodge Group)
  • Oct 16 Reginald Dixon, Sheffield, Britain, theatre organist, (d. 1985)
  • Oct 18 A. J. Liebling, American journalist (d. 1963)
  • Oct 20 Anna Neagle, English actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell), born in London, England (d. 1986)
  • Oct 20 Tommy Clement Douglas, Canadian politician (d. 1986)

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Oct 20 Tommy Douglas, Canadian politician (Father of Medicare), born in Falkirk, Scotland (d. 1986)

Father of Medicare Tommy Douglas
Father of Medicare
Tommy Douglas
  • Oct 21 Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet)
  • Oct 21 Patrick Kavanagh, Irish poet (d. 1967)
  • Oct 22 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, born in Budapest (d. 1987)
  • Oct 23 Harvey Penick, American golfer (d. 1995)

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Oct 24 Moss Hart, playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1), born in The Bronx, New York

Playwright Moss Hart
Playwright
Moss Hart

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Oct 25 [Herman] Denny Shute, American golfer and three-time major champion, born in Cleveland, Ohio

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny Shute
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Denny Shute
  • Oct 27 Erno Schwarz, Hungarian American soccer player (d. 1974)
  • Oct 28 Louis de Meester, composer
  • Oct 30 Alfred Gradstein, composer
  • Oct 30 Paul D Stoop, US vice-admiral (WW II-Coral Sea)
  • Nov 1 Laura Laplante, actress (Cat & Canary), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Nov 3 Gideon Fagan, composer
  • Nov 3 Janis Kalnins, composer
  • Nov 4 Don Alvarado, [Jose Page], actor (Captain Thunder), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Nov 4 Walter Bauer, German Canadian writer, born in Merseburg (d. 1976)
  • Nov 4 Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (d. 1967)
  • Nov 5 Cooney Weiland, Canadian hockey player (d. 1985)
  • Nov 6 Selena Royale, American actress (Date With Judy, Misleading Lady), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
  • Nov 8 Cedric Belfrage English-born writer (d. 1990)
  • Nov 9 Viktor Brack, Nazi physician (d. 1948)
  • Nov 10 Steven Geray, Uzhored Czechoslovakia, actor (French Line)
  • Nov 11 Alger Hiss, State Department official hid papers in a pumpkin
  • Nov 11 J. H. C. Whitehead, British mathematician (d. 1960)
  • Nov 14 Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer
  • Nov 14 Dick Powell, Mt View Ark, actor (Cry Danger, Dick Powell Theater)
  • Nov 14 Harold Larwood, cricketer (England bodyline bowler)
  • Nov 14 Marya Mannes, American author (The Reporter), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 15 Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress (Duel in the Sun, Garden of Allah), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1975)
  • Nov 16 Eddie Condon, Goodland Ind, jazz guitarist (Eddie Condon's Floor Show)
  • Nov 16 Frederik van der Meer, Dutch archaeologist/art historian
  • Nov 16 Nnamdi Benjamin "Zik" Azikiwe, politician
  • Nov 17 Isamu Noguchi, sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal)
  • Nov 18 Guido Santorsola, composer
  • Nov 18 Theodore DN Besterman, British bibliographer
  • Nov 18 Jean Paul Lemieux, Quebec painter (d. 1990)
  • Nov 19 Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter
  • Nov 19 Nancy Carroll, [Ann V LaHiff], American actress (Alice-Aldrich Family), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 20 Alexandra Danilova, ballet great
  • Nov 21 Coleman Hawkins, virtually created tenor saxophone for jazz
  • Nov 22 Roland Winters, actor (Mama, Smothers Brothers), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 25 Herbert Reynolds Inch, composer
  • Nov 25 Jessie Royce Landis, [Medbury], actress (North by Northwest), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 25 Lillian Copeland, US discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1932)
  • Nov 25 Ba Jin, Chinese novelist (d. 2005)
  • Nov 25 Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and alpinist (d. 2000)
  • Nov 26 Armand Frappier, French-Canadian physician and microbiologist (d. 1991)
  • Nov 28 James O Eastland, (Sen-D-Miss)
  • Nov 28 Nancy Mitford, English author (Love in a Cold Climate), one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 1973)
  • Nov 29 Kay Johnson, actress (Real Glory, Of Human Bondage), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • Nov 29 Piet Ketting, pianist/conductor/composer (Glorify Kokila)
  • Nov 29 Egon Eiermann, German architect (d. 1970)
  • Nov 30 Clyfford Still, US, abstract painter