Birthdays in History in July 1905

  • Jul 2 Jean-Rene Lacoste, France, US Open (1926)/alligator shirt designer
  • Jul 4 Lionel Trilling, author (1969 Poses Award, Liberal Imagination)
  • Jul 4 Irving Johnson, American adventurer (d. 1991)
  • Jul 5 Myles Horton, American educator and Civil Rights Movement teacher (d. 1990)
  • Jul 8 Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator (d. 1997)
  • Jul 10 Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician (d. 1948)
  • Jul 12 John C F, son of English King George V
  • Jul 13 Alfredo M. Santos, First Four-star General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, World War II hero (d. 1990)
  • Jul 19 Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist: Red star over China
  • Jul 20 Molly Mary Nesta Keane, writer
  • Jul 21 Diana Trilling, writer
  • Jul 25 Elias Canetti, Bulgarian/British novelist (Life-Terms, Nobel 1981)
  • Jul 25 Denys Watkins-Pitchford, writer and illustrator (d. 1990)
  • Jul 28 Charles William Hutton, architect
  • Jul 29 Dag Hammarskjöld, Swedish public servant, 2nd Secretary-General of the United Nations (1953-61) and posthumous Nobel Peace Prize winner (1961), born in Jönköping, Sweden (d. 1961)
  • Jul 29 Stanley Kunitz, American poet (d. 2006)
  • Jul 31 Trenchard Cox, museum director