Birthdays in History in February 1903

  • Feb 1 Georg Rendl, Austria miner/beekeeper/writer (The Bees Novel)
  • Feb 3 Walter Linck, Swiss sculptor
  • Feb 4 Alexander Oppenheim, mathematician
  • Feb 4 Frank Howley, Brigadier General (Answers for Americans), born in Hampton, New York
  • Feb 5 Nathaniel Owings, architect (Oak Ridge, TN; Sears), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Feb 6 Pieter G Buckinx, Flemish writer (Temptation of Poverty)

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Feb 8 Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia's founding father, 1st Prime Minister of Malaya (1957-63) and Malaysia (1963-70), born in Alor Star, Kedah (d. 1990)

Malaysia's Founding Father Tunku Abdul Rahman
Malaysia's Founding Father
Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Feb 10 Waldemar Hoven, German physician (d. 1948)
  • Feb 12 Joseph F. Biroc, American cinematographer (d. 1996)
  • Feb 13 Georges Simenon, Belgian mystery writer (Snow Was Black)
  • Feb 16 George-Henri Lévesque, Quebec priest and sociologist (d. 2000)
  • Feb 17 Johannes Linthorst Homan, director of the queen in Groningen
  • Feb 18 Nikolaj V Podgorny, pres USSR (1965-77)
  • Feb 19 Sadiq Hidajat, Persian writer (Blind Person Owl), (d. 1951)
  • Feb 19 Kay Boyle, St. Paul, Minnesota, American novelist (Plagued by Nightingales)
  • Feb 20 Ella Maillart, explorer
  • Feb 21 Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French author (Un Enfant a Dit)
  • Feb 21 Fairfax M. Cone, American advertising executive (d. 1977)
  • Feb 21 Anaïs Nin, French writer (d. 1977)
  • Feb 22 Morley Callaghan, Canadian author (Toronto Star, Native Argosy)
  • Feb 22 Ain-Ervin Mere, Estonian Nazi (d. 1969)
  • Feb 23 Grigori V Aleksandrov, Russian director (Veselye Rebjata)
  • Feb 26 Giulio Natta, Italian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
  • Feb 28 Vincente Minnelli, director (An American in Paris, Gigi), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)