Famous People Born in February 1905

  • Feb 1 Ernst Carl Gerlach Stueckelberg, Basel Switzerland, eminent mathematician and physicist
  • Feb 2 Ayn Rand, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire, writer and philosopher (Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead)
  • Feb 2 Jean-Pierre Guerlain, French cosmetics pioneer
  • Feb 3 Arne Beurling, American mathematician (d. 1986)
  • Feb 4 Eddie Foy Jr, actor (Eddie-Fair Exchange), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Feb 4 Hylda Baker, English comedy actress, born in Farnworth, Lancashire, England (d. 1986)
  • Feb 6 Władysław Gomułka, Polish communist leader (d. 1982)
  • Feb 7 Paul Nizan, French journalist/writer (L'Humanité, La Conspiration)
  • Feb 7 Ulf von Euler, Swedish physiologist famous for his work on neurotransmitters (Nobel 1970), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1983)
  • Feb 8 Truman Bradley, Missouri US, TV host (Science Fiction Theater)
  • Feb 10 John Dierkes, Ohio US, actor (Daughter of Dr Jekyll, Hanging Tree)
  • Feb 10 Max Schubert, a pioneering Australian winemaker
  • Feb 10 Vilko Ukmar, Slovenian composer
  • Feb 10 Walter Brown, Massachusetts US, original owner of the Boston Celtics and important figure in the development of ice hockey in the United States
  • Feb 11 Beb [Elizabeth] Vuyk, Dutch/Indonesian writer (Camp diary)
  • Feb 12 Harry Bellaver, Illinois, American actor (Sgt Arcaro-Naked City)
  • Feb 15 Harold Arlen [Hyman Arluck], American composer (Over the Rainbow), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1986)
  • Feb 16 José Muñoz Molleda, a Spanish composer, journalist, jurist and politician
  • Feb 16 Lord Franks, British ambassador (to US)
  • Feb 18 Queenie Leonard, British actress, born in London, England (d. 2002)
  • Feb 20 Jascha Golowanjuk, Swedish writer (Acrobat)
  • Feb 22 Luis Sandi, Mexico City, a musician, teacher and composer
  • Feb 23 Leonidas Zoras, French composer
  • Feb 24 Eric Boyland, English biochemist (Cancer research), born in Manchester (d. 2002)
  • Feb 24 Guillaume Landre, The Hague, Dutch composer
  • Feb 27 Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye)
  • Feb 27 Franchot Tone, actor (Dr Freeland-Ben Casey), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • Feb 28 Glyn Jones, Wales, novelist, poet and literary historian