Famous People Born in 1907 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 505

  • May 23rd Kenneth Allen, engineer
  • May 23rd Matthew Campbell, British senior civil servant

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May 25th Rachel Carson, American marine biologist, conservationist and writer (Silent Spring), born in Springdale, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)

Marine Biologist and Writer Rachel Carson
Marine Biologist and Writer
Rachel Carson
  • May 25th U Nu, Wakema, Myaungmya District, 1st Prime Minister of Burma (1948-56, 1960-62)
  • May 26th Carleton Young, NY, actor (Reefer Madness, Pride of the Bowery)

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May 26th John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison], American actor (Green Berets, True Grit), born in Winterset, Iowa (d. 1979)

Actor John Wayne
John Wayne
  • May 26th Jean Bernard, French physician (d. 2006)
  • May 27th Felix de Nobel, Dutch orchestra leader
  • May 27th Rachel Louise Carson, biologist/ecologist/writer (Silent Spring)
  • May 28th Frederick George Emmison, archivist/historian
  • May 28th Henry Ritz, comedian/dancer (Ritz Brothers)
  • May 28th Patrick Browne, British Lord justice of appeal
  • May 29th Desmond Shawe-Taylor, critic
  • May 29th Hartland Molson, Canadian businessman and senator (d. 2002)
  • May 30th Elly Beinhorn, German pilot (d. 2007)
  • May 30th Germaine Tillion, French anthropologist, member of French Resistance (d. 2008)
  • May 31st Valston Hancock, British air marshal
  • Jun 1st Frank A Whittle, England inventor (jet engine)
  • Jun 2nd Dorothy West, US journalist/author (Living is Easy)
  • Jun 3rd Antonio Emmanvilovich Spadavecchia, composer
  • Jun 4th Marjan Kozina, composer
  • Jun 4th Jacques Roumain, Haitian writer (d. 1944)
  • Jun 4th Patience Strong, English poet and journalist (d. 1990)
  • Jun 5th Rolf Bongs, German writer, born in Dusseldolf (d. 1981)
  • Jun 5th Rudolf Peieris, physicist
  • Jun 6th Bill Dickey, NY Yankee hall-of-fame catcher (1928-43)/manager (1946)
  • Jun 10th Fairfield Porter, American painter (d. 1975)
  • Jun 11th Anton D Hildebrand, children's book writer (Man in the Moon)
  • Jun 11th Jose Bernabe Marino Barreto y Casanova, pianist vocalist bandleader
  • Jun 11th Paul Mellon, US, oil magnate/pres (Washington National Gallery of Art)
  • Jun 12th Giorgio Nataletti, composer
  • Jun 14th René Char, French poet/painter
  • Jun 14th Nicolas Bentley, British writer and illustrator (d. 1978)
  • Jun 14th Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1989)
  • Jun 16th Jack Albertson, Malden Mass, actor (Thin Man)
  • Jun 16th John Hadfield, author/publisher (Love on a Branch Line)
  • Jun 17th Maurice Cloche, French film director and screenwriter (d. 1990)
  • Jun 17th Charles Eames, American designer and architect (d. 1978)
  • Jun 18th Benny Payne, pianist (Billy Daniels Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 18th Froelich Rainey, Wisc, quiz moderator (What in the World)
  • Jun 19th Clarence Wiseman, 10th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1985)
  • Jun 20th Lillian Hellman, playwright (Toys in the Attic, Little Foxes)
  • Jun 20th Jimmy Driftwood, American songwriter and musician (d. 1998)
  • Jun 23rd Dercy Gonçalves, Brazilian comedienne (d. 2008)
  • Jun 24th Jose de Lima Siquiera, composer
  • Jun 24th Arseny Tarkovsky, Russian poet (d. 1989)
  • Jun 25th J Hans D Jensen, Germany, physicist (atomic nucleus-Nobel 1963)
  • Jun 26th Debs Garms, American baseball player (d. 1984)
  • Jun 27th John McIntire, actor (Naked City, Wagon Train, Virginian), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Jun 27th Valerie Cossart, actress (Hartmans), born in London, England
  • Jun 28th Paul-Emile Victor, French pole explorer (La civilisation du phoque)
  • Jun 29th Joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Jun 29th Paul O'Dwyer, President of City Council (D-NYC)
  • Jun 30th Roman Shukhevych, Ukrainian politician (d. 1950)
  • Jul 1st Bill Stern, sportscaster (Saturday Night Fights), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1971)
  • Jul 2nd Eppo Doeve, Dutch cartoonist/painter
  • Jul 2nd Leo O'Brien, cricketer (Australian batsman in 5 Tests 1932-36)
  • Jul 3rd Arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32)
  • Jul 3rd Gene Gutche, German-born composer, born in Berlin (d. 2000)
  • Jul 4th Elliott Sullivan, actor (Sergeant), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jul 4th Gordon Griffith, American director (d. 1958)
  • Jul 4th Howard Taubman, American music and theater critic (d. 1996)
  • Jul 6th M C Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter and wife of Diego Rivera
  • Jul 7th Helene Johnson, American Harlem Renaissance poet, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • Jul 7th Robert A[nson] Heinlein, US, sci-fi author (4 Hugos, Red Planet)
  • Jul 8th George W Romney, (Gov-R-Mich)/US Secretary of HUD (1969-73)
  • Jul 8th Kishio Hirao, composer
  • Jul 15th Paterson Fraser, British air marshal
  • Jul 16th Barbara Stanwyck, Bkln, actress (Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds)

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Jul 16th Orville Redenbacher, American popcorn king (Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet), born in Brazil, Indiana (d. 1995)

Businessman Orville Redenbacher
Orville Redenbacher
  • Jul 16th Frances Horwich, American educator and television personality (d. 2001)
  • Jul 18th Yvonne Desportes, composer
  • Jul 19th Gunter Bialas, composer
  • Jul 19th Isabel Jewell, American actress (d. 1972)
  • Jul 21st Ross Alexander, actor (Boulder Dam, Capt Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 22nd Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (d. 1987)
  • Jul 23rd Elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author
  • Jul 24th Hugh Charles, songwriter/impressario
  • Jul 25th Jack Gilford, actor (Save the Tiger, Cocoon, Arthur 2), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 25th Johnny Hodges, American saxophonist (d. 1970)
  • Jul 26th Gioconda de Vito, violinist
  • Jul 26th Istvan Pelle, Hungary, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1932)
  • Jul 27th Denis Rickett, private secretary to Clement Attlee
  • Jul 27th Mollie Doreen Phillips, British figure skater/judge (Olympics 1932,36)
  • Jul 28th Earl S Tupper, inventor (Tupperware)
  • Jul 29th Melvin Mouron Belli, Sonora California, lawyer (SF's "King of Torts")
  • Aug 2nd Mary Hamman, American writer (d. 1984)
  • Aug 3rd Adrienne Ames, actress (Death Kiss, Panama Patrol), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Aug 3rd Ernesto Geisel, politician
  • Aug 3rd Irene Tedrow, actress (Lucy-Dennis the Menace, Mr Novak), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 3rd Lawrence Brown, US trombonist (Duke Ellington Orchestra)
  • Aug 5th Ernestine "Tiny" Davis, jazz vocalist/trumpeter
  • Aug 7th Ben Carter, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 7th Albert Kotin, American abstract painter (d. 1980)
  • Aug 8th Benny Carter, musician/composer (Easy Money, King Carter), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 9th Berta Waterstradt, writer
  • Aug 11th Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)
  • Aug 12th James Herbert Lloyd Morrell, bishop
  • Aug 12th Joe Besser, American actor and comedian (d. 1988)
  • Aug 13th Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer
  • Aug 13th Sir Basil Spence, Scottish architect (d. 1976)
  • Aug 14th Stanley Adams, songwriter
  • Aug 15th Paul Vincze, medallist
  • Aug 16th Alexander Uriah Boskovich, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Israeli composer
  • Aug 16th Mae Clarke, [Klotz], actress (Frankenstein, Waterloo Bridge), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 17th Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer
  • Aug 17th Roger Peyrefitte, French writer (Special Friendships), born in Castres, Tarn (d. 2000)
  • Aug 18th Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, Executive (BBC)
  • Aug 18th Enoch Light, Canton Ohio, orchestra leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith)
  • Aug 18th Howard Swanson, composer
  • Aug 18th Otto Mortensen, composer
  • Aug 19th Zygmunt Mycielsky, composer
  • Aug 19th Thruston B. Morton, American republican politician (Sen-Ky, 1957-69), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1982)
  • Aug 20th Alan Reed, actor (Mr Adams & Eve)/voice (Fred Flintstone), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • Aug 20th Anatole Fistoulari, conductor
  • Aug 20th Stanley Devon, photographer
  • Aug 21st Miguel Torga, [Adolfo Correia da Rocha], Portuguese author
  • Aug 21st Roy K Marshall, Glen Carbon Ill, TV scientist (Nature of Things)
  • Aug 22nd Colin Buchanan, town planner
  • Aug 22nd Oliver F McGowan, Kipling AL, actor (Banning, Stagecoach)
  • Aug 22nd Cyril Astley Clarke, British geneticist
  • Aug 25th Desmond Flower, publisher
  • Aug 28th Philip A Edwards, British Guiana, runner (Olympic-bronze-1928, 32, 36)
  • Aug 29th Joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird)
  • Aug 30th John Mauchly, American physicist who with J. Presper Eckert, designed the first general purpose electronic digital computer (ENIAC), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Aug 31st August F Hawkins, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- )

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Aug 31st Ramon Magsaysay, 7th President of the Philippines (US Legion of Merit-1952), born in Iba, Zambales, Philippines (d. 1957)

7th President of the Philippines Ramon Magsaysay
7th President of the Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay
  • Aug 31st Augustus F. Hawkins, American politician and civil rights lawmaker (d. 2007)
  • Aug 31st William Shawn, American editor (d. 1992)
  • Aug 31st Altiero Spinelli, Italian citizen and advocate of European federalism (d. 1986)
  • Sep 1st Joaquin Balaguer, president Dominican Republic
  • Sep 1st Walter Reuther, labor leader/president (UAW & CIO)
  • Sep 3rd Andrew Brewin, Canada, lawyer/cofound New Democratic Party
  • Sep 3rd Loren Eiseley, professor of Anthropology (Animal Secrets)
  • Sep 4th Leo Castelli, Trieste, American art dealer
  • Sep 4th Maurice Ashley, historian
  • Sep 5th Sunnyland Albert Luandrew Slim, blues pianist
  • Sep 6th Elizabeth Morna MacTaggart Ferrars, crime writer
  • Sep 6th John A Kelly, US marathon runner (Berlin 1936, Boston 1935..1991)
  • Sep 7th Ahmet Adnan Saygun, composer
  • Sep 8th Buck O'Neil, Old Negro League Baseball player
  • Sep 8th Gavin Muir, actor (Hollister-Betty Hutton Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 8th Leon Askin, actor (Pierre-Charlie Farrell Show), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Sep 8th Sid Tomack, actor (Life of Riley)
  • Sep 9th Leon Edel, American biographer (Henry James: A Biography 1953–1972 - Pulitzer 1963), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1997)
  • Sep 9th Pinky Tomlin, Eureka Springs Ark, singer/actor (Tip-Waterfront)
  • Sep 10th Alva R. Fitch, American army officer (d. 1989)
  • Sep 12th Joe Lederer, Austrian actress/writer (Drei Tage Liebe)
  • Sep 12th Louis MacNeice, Irish poet (d. 1963)
  • Sep 13th Victor Reinganum, artist
  • Sep 14th A Cecil Snyder, Chief Justice of Puerto Rico
  • Sep 14th Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS)
  • Sep 15th Fay Wray, Alberta Canada, actress (King Kong)
  • Sep 15th Jack Bailey, Hampton Iowa, TV host (Queen for a Day)
  • Sep 17th Desmond Heap, authority on British planning law
  • Sep 17th Helen Vinson, TX, actress (Transatlantic Tunnel, In Name Only)
  • Sep 17th Warren E Burger, Minn, Supreme Court chief justice (1969-86)
  • Sep 18th Edwin M McMillan, US, physicist/discoverer plutonium (Nobel prize)
  • Sep 19th Lewis F Powell Jr, Va, Supreme Court justice (1972-87)
  • Sep 21st Helen Foster Snow, writer
  • Sep 21st Lloyd Gough, actor (Mike Axford-Green Hornet)
  • Sep 22nd Philip Fotheringham-Parker, British racing driver (d. 1981)
  • Sep 23rd Jarmila Novotna, soprano (Met Opera)/President of Czechoslovakia (1957-68)
  • Sep 23rd Dominique Aury, French novelist (d. 1998)
  • Sep 23rd Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, heir to the throne of Portugal (d. 1976)
  • Sep 24th Pierre Moulaert, composer
  • Sep 25th Jan Felderhof, composer
  • Sep 25th Robert Bresson, France, director (Pickpocket, Mouchette)
  • Sep 26th Anthony F Blunt, British historian/spy for USSR
  • Sep 26th Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, European Boxing Champ (Oly-silver-1928)
  • Sep 26th Ralph Michael, actor (Quest, Doctor in the House), born in London, England
  • Sep 27th Bernard Miles, British actor (In Which We Serve, Mermaid Theatre)

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Sep 27th Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter, born in Jaranwala Tehsil, Punjab (d. 1931)

Indian Independence Fighter Bhagat Singh
Indian Independence Fighter
Bhagat Singh
  • Sep 28th Glen "Turk" Edwards, NFL tackle (Boston/Washington Redskins)
  • Sep 28th Heikki Savolainen, Finland, pommel horse gymnist (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • Sep 28th Ida Turay, Budapest, actress (Deryne, Ida Regenye)
  • Sep 28th John Prickett, teacher/ecumenist
  • Sep 28th Bhagat Singh, Indian activist (d. 1931)
  • Sep 29th Gene Autry, Tioga Tx, cowpoke/singer/actor/owner (California Angels)
  • Sep 29th Michael Shepley, Plymouth England, actor (Dick & the Duchess)
  • Sep 29th Richard Harkness, Artesian SD, newscaster (Story of the Week, NBC)
  • Sep 30th Arnold Elston, composer
  • Oct 1st "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, Light heavyweight boxing champion (1930-34) and actor, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Oct 1st Barbara Morrison, Weston-Super-Mare England, actress (Project Moonbase)
  • Oct 1st Oedoen Partos, composer
  • Oct 2nd Alexander Robertus, organic chemist
  • Oct 2nd Alexander R. Todd, British chemist (Nobel Prize 1957), born in Glasgow (d. 1997)
  • Oct 2nd William Marshall, producer/director/actor/singer (Blackmail)
  • Oct 5th Mrs. Miller, American singer (d. 1997)
  • Oct 7th Tutta Rolf, Norway, actress (Whalers)
  • Oct 7th Víctor Paz Estenssoro, Bolivian politician (d. 2001)
  • Oct 8th Howard Joslin, GA, actor (Quebec, Detective Story)
  • Oct 9th Klaes Karppinen, Findland, 4 X 10K relay (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • Oct 9th Quintin Hogg, British politician (d. 2001)
  • Oct 12th Wolfgang Fortner, composer
  • Oct 13th Yves Allégret, French film director (d. 1987)
  • Oct 14th "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899]
  • Oct 14th Allan Jones, actor/singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 14th Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter
  • Oct 14th Pert Kelton, Great Falls Mont, actress (Cavalcade of Stars)