Famous People Born in February 1908

  • Feb 1 Albie Booth, collegiate Hall of Fame football star (Yale)
  • Feb 1 Edward Staempfli, composer
  • Feb 1 George Pal, Hungarian/US director (When Worlds Collide, Puppetoons)
  • Feb 2 Cal Tinney, Oklahoma, comedian (Stop Me If You Heard This One)
  • Feb 2 Clarence "Buster" Crabbe, California, swimmer (Olympic gold 1932)/actor
  • Feb 2 Pavel Sivic, Slovenian composer, born in Radovljica (d. 1995)
  • Feb 2 Renzo Rossellini, Italian composer
  • Feb 2 Wes Ferrell, All-Star MLB pitcher (d. 1976)
  • Feb 3 Oddbjorn Hagen, Norwegian cross country jumper (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Feb 4 Emmanuel "Manny" Klein, American jazz trumpeter, born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Feb 4 Gordon Fraser, newscaster (All Star News), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • Feb 5 Daisy and Violet Hilton, British conjoined twins (d. 1969)
  • Feb 5 Peg Entwistle, Welsh actress, born in Port Talbot, Wales (d. 1932)
  • Feb 6 Amintore Fanfani, premier of Italy
  • Feb 6 Edward Lansdale, general/model (Quiet American, Ugly American)
  • Feb 6 Thomas Dorrington Tomlinson, national Park Warden
  • Feb 8 Grigor Eghiazaryan, composer
  • Feb 8 Leslie Kenneth O'Brien, Lord O'Brien of Lothbury, missionary
  • Feb 8 Myron McCormick, Albany, actor (Hustler, Jolson Sings Again)
  • Feb 9 Jackie Fields, American featherweight boxer (Olympic gold 1924)
  • Feb 10 Jean Coulthard, composer
  • Feb 11 Sutan Takdir Alishahbana, Indonesian linguistic/author/novelist
  • Feb 11 Vivian [Ernest] Fuchs, geologist/explorer (British Antarctic Survey)
  • Feb 12 Jacques Herbrand, French logician and mathematician (d. 1931)
  • Feb 12 Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (d. 1982)
  • Feb 12 August Neo, Estonian wrestler (d. 1982)
  • Feb 13 Gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer
  • Feb 13 Pauline Frederick, journalist/correspondent (UN, NBC TV)
  • Feb 13 Sulo Nurmela, Finland, 4 X 100K relay skier (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Feb 15 Sidney Gilliat, producer
  • Feb 15 Ypk fan der Fear, Frisian writer (Reade Runen)
  • Feb 15 Sarto Fournier, Quebec politician (d. 1980)
  • Feb 17 Staats Cotsworth, Oak Park IL, actor (Peyton Place)
  • Feb 17 Walter L "Red" Barber, Miss, sports announcer (Bkln Dodgers, NY Yanks)
  • Feb 18 Angelo Rossitto, American dwarf actor (known as "Little Moe", Carousel), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1991)
  • Feb 20 Grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, test pilot (BI-1)
  • Feb 20 Rosalind Laura Burke, aviatrix
  • Feb 22 John Mills, England, actor (Big Sleep, King Rat, War & Peace)
  • Feb 22 Romulo Betancourt, President of Venezuela (1945-48, 1958-64)
  • Feb 23 William McMahon, PM of Australia (Liberal) (1971-72)
  • Feb 25 Frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree)
  • Feb 26 Tex Avery, American cartoonist (d. 1980)
  • Feb 26 Leela Majumdar, Bengali writer (d. 2007)
  • Feb 26 Jean-Pierre Wimille, French race car driver (d. 1949)
  • Feb 28 Billie Bird, American actress (Jury Duty), born in Pocatello, Idaho (d. 2002)
  • Feb 28 Alexander Golitzen, American art director (d. 2005)
  • Feb 29 Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)
  • Feb 29 Balthus, painter (Valerie)