What Happened in 1900 (Part 4)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 400


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Oct 3 Thomas Wolfe, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d.1938)

Novelist Thomas Wolfe
Novelist
Thomas Wolfe
  • Oct 6 Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961)
  • Oct 7 Heinrich Himmler, a leading Nazi and head of the Gestapo
  • Oct 8 Geoffrey Jellicoe, English landscape architect, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Oct 8 Serge Chermayeff, architect/designer
  • Oct 8 Zeno Octavian Vancea, composer
  • Oct 9 Alastair Sim, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright)
  • Oct 9 Silvio Cator, Haiti, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1928)
  • Oct 10 Helen Hayes, actress (Caesar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 11 Cal Hubbard, NFL tackle (Giants, Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Oct 13 Marius-Francois Gaillard, composer
  • Oct 13 Gerald Marks, American songwriter (All of Me) (d. 1997)
  • Oct 14 Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)
  • Oct 15 Fritz Feld, actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Oct 15 Mervyn LeRoy, movie producer (Devil at 4 O'Clock)
  • Oct 16 Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank)
  • Oct 16 [Leon] Goose Goslin, baseball hall of famer (AL bat champ 1928)
  • Oct 16 Edward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator (d. 1979)
  • Oct 16 Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
  • Oct 17 Jean Arthur, New York, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington) (d. 1991)
  • Oct 19 Bill Ponsford, cricketer (great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic v NSW)
  • Oct 19 Theodoro Valcarcel, composer
  • Oct 19 Roy Worters, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (d. 1957)
  • Oct 19 Erna Berger, German soprano (d. 1990)
  • Oct 20 Rodolfo Halffter, composer
  • Oct 20 Wayne Morse, (Sen-R/D-Ore)
  • Oct 22 Edward R Stettinius, US, foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat
  • Oct 22 James Hall, actor (Hell's Angels), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 23 Douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain)
  • Oct 24 Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages
  • Oct 24 Karl Otto Runolfsson, composer
  • Oct 26 Ibrahim Abbud, general/premier Sudan (1958-64)
  • Oct 26 Karin Boye, writer (Kallocain), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 1941)
  • Oct 30 Augustin Lara, composer
  • Oct 30 Ragnar Granit Finnish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1991)
  • Oct 31 Carl Hubbard, Missouri, baseball & football Hall of Famer
  • Nov 3 Roger Blunt, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in 9 Tests 1930-32)
  • Nov 3 Adolf Dassler, founder of Adidas (d. 1978)
  • Nov 4 Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars)
  • Nov 4 Lucreţiu Pătrăşcanu, Romanian communist activist and sociologist (d. 1954)
  • Nov 5 Martin Dies, Jr., American politician (d. 1972)
  • Nov 7 Efrem Kurtz, St Petersburg Russia, conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54)
  • Nov 8 Georges Lonque, composer

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Nov 8 Margaret Mitchell, author (Gone With the Wind), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1949)

  • Nov 8 Mihailo Vukdragovic, composer
  • Nov 8 Albert F. Frey-Wyssling, Küssnacht, Swiss Botanist and pioneer of submicroscopic morphology and the discipline of molecular biology
  • Nov 11 Helena Konopacka, Poland, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1928)
  • Nov 11 Hugh Scott, (Sen-R-Penn), minority whip
  • Nov 11 John Longden, West Indies, actor (Man From Interpol)
  • Nov 13 Edward Buzzell, American film director (d. 1985)
  • Nov 14 Clara Fasano, sculptor

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Nov 14 Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring) (d. 1990), born in Brooklyn, New York

Composer Aaron Copland
Composer
Aaron Copland
  • Nov 17 Marcel Dalio, actor (Casablanca), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 18 Constantin Alajalov, Russia, artist (Ditters & Jitters)
  • Nov 18 Howard Thurman, theologian/author (Deep River, Deep in the Hunger)
  • Nov 18 George Kistiakowsky, Kiev, Ukrainian-American Chemist who helped develop the first atomic bomb (Manhattan Project), but later opposed nuclear weapons
  • Nov 19 Anna Seghers, [Netty Radvanyi-Reiling], German author (7th Cross)
  • Nov 19 Anton Walbrook, [Adolf Wohlbrook], actor (Laura), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Nov 19 Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian scientist (d. 1980)
  • Nov 19 Bunny Ahearne, Irish ice hockey promoter (d. 1985)
  • Nov 20 Chester Gould, cartoonist (Dick Tracy)
  • Nov 21 Alice Calhoun, Silent film actress (Flowing Gold), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Nov 21 Jobyna Ralston, South Pittsburgh TN, actress (For Heaven's Sake)
  • Nov 22 Hugo Godron, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1971)
  • Nov 22 Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and novelist (d. 1980)
  • Nov 24 Cornelius Kee, composer
  • Nov 24 Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, filmmaker/teacher
  • Nov 25 Arthur Schwartz, composer (Girl from Paris, Excuse my Dust)
  • Nov 25 Helen Gahagan Douglas, Nixon's 1st opponent/(Rep-D-Ca)
  • Nov 25 Rudolf Höß, commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp (d. 1947)
  • Nov 27 Leon Barzin, conductor (NY City Ballet 1948-58), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Nov 27 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, born in Zurich (d. 1994)
  • Nov 28 Lester Vail, actor (Dance Fools Dance, Consolation Marriage)
  • Nov 30 Korneel Goossens, Flemish literature/art historian
  • Dec 3 Lester Matthews, Nottingham England, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu)
  • Dec 3 Richard Kuhn, Austria, biochemist, worked with vitamins (Nobel 1938)
  • Dec 3 Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountain guide (d. 2004)

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Dec 6 Agnes Moorehead, Clinton, Massachusetts, American actress (Endora-Bewitched)

  • Dec 8 Sun Li-jen, Chinese general (d. 1990)
  • Dec 9 Albert Weisbord, American labor organizer (d. 1977)
  • Dec 12 Sammy Davis, Sr., American dancer (d. 1988)
  • Dec 13 Jonel Perlea, composer
  • Dec 13 Norman Foster, Richmond IN, actor (Skyscraper Souls)
  • Dec 14 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer
  • Dec 15 Francesco Messina, sculptor
  • Dec 16 Victor S Pritchett, literary critic/author (Myth Makers)
  • Dec 17 Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslavia, composer/conductor
  • Dec 17 Mary Cartwright, English mathematician (d. 1998)
  • Dec 17 Katina Paxinou, Greek actress (d. 1973)
  • Dec 20 Gabby Harnett, (NL MVP 1935)
  • Dec 21 Oda Schaefer, German author/poet (Die Windharfe, Ladies Only)
  • Dec 21 Vsevolod Vishnevsky, Russian playwright and journalist, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1951)
  • Dec 22 Alan Bush, English composer pianist and teacher, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Dec 23 Otto Soglow, American comics artist (d. 1975)
  • Dec 24 Joey Smallwood, Canadian politician, Premier of Newfoundland (d. 1991)
  • Dec 25 Barton Maclane, actor (Gen Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Dec 25 Gladys Swarthout, Deepwater Missouri, mezzo-soprano (La Gioconda)
  • Dec 25 W L "Tich" Cornford, cricketer (Sussex keeper played for England 1930)
  • Dec 27 Hans Stuck, German race car driver (d. 1978)
  • Dec 29 Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist

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Famous Deaths


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