Birthdays in History in 1909 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 253 of 253

  • Sep 29 Andrew Herron, Moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland)
  • Oct 1 Samuel Yorty, (Mayor-LA), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Oct 4 James B Pritchard, US, theologist/archaeologist
  • Oct 7 Anni Blomqvist, Finnish novelist (d. 1990)
  • Oct 7 Erastus Corning 2nd, American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (d. 1983)
  • Oct 10 Luc van Brabant, Flemish writer/erotic poet
  • Oct 12 Zellig S Harris, US linguist
  • Oct 13 Herblock, [Herbert L Block], Roosevelt, Utah, political cartoonist
  • Oct 18 Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher and legal theorist (d. 2004)
  • Oct 19 Marguerite Perey, French physicist (d. 1975)
  • Oct 20 Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese painter (d. 1993)
  • Oct 22 Litz Pisk, movement teacher
  • Oct 25 Philleo Nash, US Bureau of Indian Affairs (1961-67)
  • Oct 28 Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist
  • Oct 28 Francis Bacon, Ireland, painter (Study for a Pope)
  • Oct 30 Homi J. Bhabha, Indian physicist (d. 1966)
  • Nov 3 James "Scotty" Barrett Reston, Clydebank Scotld, journalist (NY Times)
  • Nov 4 Evelyn Johnson, Corbin Kentucky, female pilot (most flying hours - 57,685), (d. 2012)
  • Nov 9 Hendrik van Randwijk, Dutch author/founder (Vrij Netherland)
  • Nov 10 PaweĊ‚ Jasienica, Polish historian (d. 1970)
  • Nov 13 Paul de Vree, Flemish author (Between Doubt & Tears)

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Nov 14 Joseph McCarthy, American Senator, (Rep - Wisconsin) who claimed anti-communists had infiltrated the US government, born in Grand Chute, Wisconsin (d. 1957)

US Senator Joseph McCarthy
US Senator
Joseph McCarthy
  • Nov 15 Don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King)
  • Nov 19 Rose Isabel Williams, sister of Tennessee Williams
  • Nov 19 Peter Drucker, American management theorist (d. 2005)
  • Nov 19 Moses Josiah Madiba, Seshego, Pietersburg (now Polokwane) district, South African author and first African chancellor of the University of the North
  • Nov 20 Alan Bible, (Sen-D-Nev, 1954-74)
  • Nov 22 Theodorus H J Zwartkruis, Bishop of Haarlem Netherlands (1966-83)
  • Nov 22 Mikhail Mil, Russian aviation designer (d. 1970)
  • Nov 23 Nigel Tranter, author/historian (River Realm, Robert the Bruce)
  • Nov 24 Hotze de Roos, Dutch youth book author (Chameleon)
  • Nov 25 Hugh Davson, physiologist/writer
  • Nov 26 Eugene Ionesco, playwright
  • Nov 27 Donald John Urquhart, librarian
  • Nov 27 James Agee, American author (African Queen, Death in Family)
  • Nov 27 Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician (d. 1967)
  • Nov 28 Aleksandar Rankovic, Yugoslavic partisan/vice-premier
  • Nov 29 Rupert Davies, methodist Scholar
  • Dec 1 Jan Koplowitz, German writer, born in Kudowa (d. 2001)
  • Dec 6 Kenneth Watkins, woodland conservationist
  • Dec 7 Jacob Kainen, artist/curator
  • Dec 11 Ronald McKie, Australian author (d. 1991)
  • Dec 12 Armand H F Boni, the Good One, Flemish poet/writer
  • Dec 14 Edward L Tatum, US, molecular geneticist (Nobel 1958)
  • Dec 14 Phia [Sophia R] Berghout, harpist/founder Eduard of Beinumstichting
  • Dec 16 Henricus Verbunt, civil servant/resistance fighter
  • Dec 19 W.A. Criswell, American (Baptist) preacher (d. 2002)
  • Dec 20 Vakkom Majeed, Indian politician (d. 2000)
  • Dec 21 George Ball, Iowa, lawyer/undersecretary of state
  • Dec 21 Seicho Matsumoto, Japanese mystery writer and journalist (d. 1992)
  • Dec 24 Adam Rapacki, Polish minister of Foreign Affairs (1956-68)
  • Dec 25 Louis van Lint, Belgian painter
  • Dec 28 Nikola J Vaptsarov, Bulgaria poet (Subrani Sutsjinenija)