Famous People Born in July 1914

  • Jul 1 Cristyl Cranz, German slalom (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Jul 1 Earle Warren, alto sax player
  • Jul 1 Magda Gabor, actress (People vs Zsa Zsa Gabor), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 2 Frederick Fennell, conductor (Time & Winds), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 2 M├írio Schenberg, Brazilian physicist (d. 1990)
  • Jul 4 Giuseppe 'Nuccio' Bertone, car designer
  • Jul 5 Jacob Soetendorp, Dutch rabbi
  • Jul 6 Jens Rohiner, composer
  • Jul 7 Cor de Groot, pianist/conductor/composer (Old-Dutch Suite)
  • Jul 7 Serafim Sergeyevich Tulikov, composer
  • Jul 8 Billy Eckstine, jazz singer (Tenderly, A Fool in Love), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 8 Jyoti Basu, Indian politician
  • Jul 9 Bill Tallon, cricketer (brother of Don, Queensland leggie)
  • Jul 9 Willi Stoph, president German DR
  • Jul 10 Joe Shuster, Canadian-born cartoonist (d. 1992)
  • Jul 11 Ahti Sonninen, composer
  • Jul 14 Sidney George Gray, company secretary
  • Jul 15 Akhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries (d. 1999)
  • Jul 15 Howard Vernon, Swiss actor (d. 1996)
  • Jul 17 Lucille Benson, Scottsboro Ala, actress (Lilly-Bosom Buddies)
  • Jul 17 James Purdy, Hicksville, Ohio, writer (The House of the Solitary Maggot), (disputed birthdate, 1923), (d. 2009)
  • Jul 18 Herbert Collum, composer
  • Jul 18 John G Bearer, writer (Metro, Drunken Canary, Fast Heartbeat)
  • Jul 18 Jozef MLT Cals, Dutch premier (KVP, Mammoth Law)
  • Jul 18 Mack Robinson, American 200m dash (Olympic silver 1932)
  • Jul 18 Gino Bartali, Italian cyclist (d. 2000)
  • Jul 19 Josef Palenicek, composer
  • Jul 19 Marius Russo, American baseball player (New York Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • Jul 20 William John Phillips, actor (Nothing but a Man)
  • Jul 22 Cecil Effinger, composer
  • Jul 23 Alastair Down, CEO (Burmah Oil)
  • Jul 24 David Miles Bensusan-Butt, English economist, born in Colchester, England (d. 1994)
  • Jul 24 Edwin Mirvish, owner (Old Vic)
  • Jul 24 Frank Silvera, actor (High Chaparral), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jul 24 Kenneth B Clark, Canal Zone, civil rights activist (Dark Ghetto)
  • Jul 24 Riccardo Malipiero, composer
  • Jul 24 Robert Emhardt, American actor (Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1994)
  • Jul 24 Frances Oldham Kelsey, Canadian-American FDA Director (stopped thalidomide use in the US), born in Cobble Hill, British Columbia (d.2015)

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Jul 25 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)

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  • Jul 26 Ralph Hunsecker Blane, songwriter
  • Jul 26 Erskine Hawkins, American musician and bandleader (d. 1993)
  • Jul 26 Ellis Kinder, American baseball player (d. 1968)
  • Jul 28 Carmen Dragon, American composer (d. 1984)
  • Jul 29 "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash, Doc), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jul 29 Abram Games, graphic artist
  • Jul 29 Dovie Hudson, community activist in rural Mississippi
  • Jul 30 Lord Killanin, Irish IOC president (d. 1999)
  • Jul 31 Jose Ignacio Domecq, Spanish wine maker, born in Jerez, Spain (d. 1997)
  • Jul 31 Louis De Funes, French actor and writer (The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacobs), born in Courbevoie, France (d. 1983)
  • Jul 31 Raymond Aubrac, French resistance leader, born in Paris, France (d. 2012)