Birthdays in History in July 1902

  • Jul 1 Billy Wyler, director (Ben Hur, Mrs Miniver)
  • Jul 1 Jose Luis Sert, Spanish/US architect

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Jul 4 Meyer Lansky, Russian-American mobster known as the "Mob's Accountant", born in Grodno, Belarus (d. 1983)

Mobster Meyer Lansky
Mobster
Meyer Lansky
  • Jul 5 Frank Waters, American writer, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 1995)
  • Jul 5 Henry Cabot Lodge, politician (Sen-R), VP candidate (1960) and ambassador
  • Jul 9 Gerhard Pohl, German writer (Crazy Ferdinand)
  • Jul 10 G√ľnther Weisenborn, German writer and German Resistance fighter, born in Velbert (d. 1969)
  • Jul 10 Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950)
  • Jul 11 Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58)
  • Jul 11 Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Dutch/US phycist
  • Jul 12 Gunther Anders, writer
  • Jul 14 Richard Clarkson, aerodynamicist
  • Jul 14 Truman J Hedding, US vice-admiral (WW II)
  • Jul 15 Jean Rey, Belgium, President of European Commission (1967-70)
  • Jul 16 Alexander Luria, Russian psychologist (d. 1977)
  • Jul 17 Christina Stead, Australia, novelist (Man Who Loved Children)
  • Jul 19 Gerard[us M] Rutten, director (Miraculous Life of Willem Parel)
  • Jul 20 Dilys Powell, English writer (Descent from Parnassus)
  • Jul 25 Eric Hoffer, longshoreman/author (True Believer)

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Jul 28 Karl Popper, Austro-British philosopher (Logic of Forschung), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)

Philosopher and Professor Karl Popper
Philosopher and Professor
Karl Popper
  • Jul 28 Kenneth F Fearing, US, poet (Dead Reckoning)