Famous People Born in July 1905

  • Jul 2 Jean-Rene Lacoste, France, US Open (1926)/alligator shirt designer
  • Jul 4 Dante Fiorillo, composer
  • Jul 4 Lionel Trilling, author (1969 Poses Award, Liberal Imagination)
  • Jul 4 Irving Johnson, American adventurer (d. 1991)
  • Jul 5 Isa Miranda, [Ines Sampietro], Italian model/actress (La Ronde), born in Bergamo (d. 1982)
  • Jul 5 Jock "Herbie" Cameron [Horace Brakenridge Cameron], South African cricket keeper (captain), born in Port Elizabeth, Cape Province (d. 1935)
  • Jul 5 Myles Horton, American educator and Civil Rights Movement teacher (d. 1990)
  • Jul 7 Marcel Rubin, composer
  • Jul 8 Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator (d. 1997)

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Jul 9 Clarence Campbell, Canadian 3rd president of the NHL (1946-77), born in Fleming, Saskatchewan (d. 1984)

3rd President of the NHL Clarence Campbell
3rd President of the NHL
Clarence Campbell
  • Jul 10 Thomas Gomez, American actor (Force of Evil, Key Largo, Kim, Sellout), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 10 Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician (d. 1948)
  • Jul 12 John C F, son of English King George V
  • Jul 13 Alfredo M. Santos, First Four-star General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, World War II hero (d. 1990)
  • Jul 15 Dorothy Fields, lyricist (I'm in the Mood for Love)
  • Jul 17 Norman Waterhouse Lees, jazz fan
  • Jul 17 William Gargan, American actor (Dynamite, Ellery Queen), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 19 Boyd Neel, Blackheath, Kent England, conductor (Story of an Orch)
  • Jul 19 Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist: Red star over China
  • Jul 19 Louis Philip Kentner, composer
  • Jul 20 Molly Mary Nesta Keane, writer
  • Jul 21 Diana Trilling, writer
  • Jul 22 Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble)
  • Jul 22 Doc Cramer, American baseball player (d. 1990)
  • Jul 23 Erich Itor Kahn, Rimbach, Odenwald, German composer of Jewish descent
  • Jul 25 Elias Canetti, Bulgarian/British novelist (Life-Terms, Nobel 1981)
  • Jul 25 Lila Lee, Union City NJ, actress (Midnight Girl, Blood & Sand)
  • Jul 25 Denys Watkins-Pitchford, writer and illustrator (d. 1990)
  • Jul 28 Charles William Hutton, architect

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Jul 29 Clara Bow, silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1965)

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow
  • Jul 29 Dag Hammarskjöld, Swedish public servant, 2nd Secretary-General of the United Nations (1953-61) and posthumous Nobel Peace Prize winner (1961), born in Jönköping, Sweden (d. 1961)
  • Jul 29 Thelma Todd, [Alison Loyd], Lawrence MA, actress (Dangerous Female)
  • Jul 29 Stanley Kunitz, American poet (d. 2006)
  • Jul 31 Trenchard Cox, museum director