Birthdays in History in 1910

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 244

  • Jan 2 Ulrich Becher, German writer and playwright, born in Berlin (d. 1990)
  • Jan 2 Srirangam Srinivasarao, Telugu Poet (d. 1983)
  • Jan 3 Thomas Stuart Willan, historian
  • Jan 4 Arthur Villeneuve, Quebec painter (d. 1990)
  • Jan 6 Wright Morris, US writer
  • Jan 7 Alain JG de Rothschild, France, banker/baron
  • Jan 7 Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Pakistani poet (d. 1984)
  • Jan 7 Orval Faubus, Governor of Arkansas (d. 1994)
  • Jan 8 Galina Ulanova, ballerina (Bolshoi), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Jan 10 Dorothy Stroud, garden historian
  • Jan 11 Trygve Bratteli, Norwegian Prime Minister (Labour: 1971-72, 1973-76), born in Nøtterøy, Norway (d. 1984)
  • Jan 11 Sir Shane Paltridge, Australian politician (d. 1966)
  • Jan 12 Charles Martin, cartoonist
  • Jan 16 David McCampbell, US pilot/capt (WW II-Pacific-downed 34 Jap planes)
  • Jan 17 Edith S Green, (Rep-D-Ore)
  • Jan 17 Michael Economides, restaurateur
  • Jan 19 Willi Schmidt, Germany, director

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Jan 20 Joy Adamson [Friederike Viktoria Gessner], Austrian naturalist and author (Born Free), born in Troppau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1980)

Naturalist and Author Joy Adamson
Naturalist and Author
Joy Adamson
  • Jan 20 Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician
  • Jan 21 Lord Cayzer, British financier/swcheeps magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 25 Harold Watkinson, politician/businessman
  • Jan 26 Elmar Klos, Czech director (Adrift)
  • Jan 26 Jean Image, Hungarian-born French animator (d. 1989)
  • Jan 28 Verda Bryant, American author
  • Jan 29 Paul Hodder-Williams, publisher
  • Jan 29 Colin Middleton, Irish artist (d. 1983)
  • Jan 30 Frans Dohmen, union leader (Dutch Catholic Mineworker's Union)
  • Jan 30 C Subramaniam, Indian politician (d. 2000)
  • Jan 31 Herbert Ashworth, CEO (Nationwide Building Society)
  • Feb 2 Charlotte Auerbach, British geneticist and zoologist, born in Krefeld, Germany (d. 1994)
  • Feb 2 Hendrik H K Beernink, Dutch politician (CHU)
  • Feb 4 Uys Krige, South African playwright/novelist (Orphan of the Desert)
  • Feb 5 Martha van Och-Scholl, German/Dutch resistance fighter (WW II)
  • Feb 5 Charles Leblond, Canadian Cell Biologist (d. 2007)
  • Feb 6 Irmgard Keun, German author (d. 1982)
  • Feb 6 Carlos Marcello, Tunisian-born gangster (d. 1993)
  • Feb 9 Jacques Monod, French biochemist
  • Feb 10 Dominique Pire, Belgium, educator, aided WW II refugees (Nobel 1958)
  • Feb 12 Forsyth Hardy, documentary film pioneer
  • Feb 12 Lee Byung Chull, Korean industrialist/founder (Samsung Business)

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Feb 13 William Shockley, US physicist (Nobel 1956), racist, born in London, England

Physicist William Shockley
Physicist
William Shockley
  • Feb 15 9th earl of Jersey, English large landowner/art collector
  • Feb 16 Michael Milne-Watson, CEO (BUPA)
  • Feb 20 Julian Trevelyan, English Surrealist painter/collage maker
  • Feb 20 Millicent Fenwick, (Rep-R-NJ 1975-82)
  • Feb 21 Douglas R S Bader, British pilot (WW II)
  • Feb 21 Carmine Galante, Italian-born gangster (d. 1979)
  • Feb 22 Muriel Monkhouse, Red Cross worker
  • Feb 22 Nicholas Monsarrat, novelist, born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 25 Millicent Fenwick, American (Rep-R-NJ 1975-82) (Doonesbury), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 27 Peter De Vries, author (Reuben Reuben, Prick of Noon), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 27 Clarence "Kelly" Johnson, American aircraft engineer (Lockheed Skunk Works; d. 1990)
  • Feb 28 Vincente Minnelli, director (An American in Paris, Gigi), born in Chicago, Illinois

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Mar 1 Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist and Nobel laureate, born in London (d. 2002)

Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Archer John Porter Martin
Nobel Prize Winning Chemist
Archer John Porter Martin
  • Mar 2 Hope Clara Chenhalls, food inspector
  • Mar 4 Tancredo Neves, president of Civil rights activist

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Mar 5 Momofuku Ando, Taiwanese-Japanese inventor of instant noodles and cup noodles, born in Wu Baifu, Chiayi County, Taiwan (d. 2007)

Inventor of Instant Noodles Momofuku Ando
Inventor of Instant Noodles
Momofuku Ando
  • Mar 8 Bernard Benjamin, statistician, actuary and demographer (d. 2002)
  • Mar 9 Ed[uard] Hoornik, Dutch writer/poet (Survivor)
  • Mar 11 Robert H G Havemann, German chemist
  • Mar 12 Roger L Stevens, producer (Giant)
  • Mar 12 Wilhelmus L Reijers, sculptor
  • Mar 12 Masayoshi Ohira, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1980)
  • Mar 15 An Rutgers van der Loeff-Basenau, children book writer (Skating Race)
  • Mar 16 Andrew Miller-Jones, British TV pioneer
  • Mar 16 Martijn Lijnema, boer/resistance fighter (WW II)
  • Mar 17 Bayard Rustin, civil rights leader
  • Mar 18 Chiang Ching-huo, son of Chinese president Chiang Kai-shek/President (1978-88)
  • Mar 19 Sergei Nikolayevich Anokhin, cosmonaut
  • Mar 19 Joseph F. Carroll, US Air Force Lt. Gen. and Founding Director, Defense Intelligence Agency (d. 1991)
  • Mar 21 Nick Castle, Bkln, choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland)
  • Mar 21 M S Khan, Bangladeshi intellectual (d. 1978)
  • Mar 22 Nicholas Monsarret, England, writer (Cruel Sea)
  • Mar 27 Ai Qing, Chinese poet, born in Jinhua, Zhejiang province (d. 1996)
  • Mar 28 Ingrid, Queen Mother of Denmark
  • Mar 28 Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr., American Librarian (d. 2001)
  • Mar 30 Józef Marcinkiewicz, mathematician (d. 1940)
  • Apr 2 Irene Mayer Selznick, producer (Street Car Named Desire)
  • Apr 2 Joeri German, Russian writer
  • Apr 2 Paul Triquet, Canadian military officer (d. 1980)
  • Apr 4 Agnes Patrick, campaigner
  • Apr 6 Desmond Dreyer, British admiral
  • Apr 9 Abraham A Ribicoff, (Sen-D-Ct)
  • Apr 10 David Gilroy Bevan, politician
  • Apr 10 Paul Sweezy, American economist and editor (d. 2004)
  • Apr 11 António de Spínola, Portuguese general and conservative President of Portugal (1974), born in Estremoz, Portugal (d. 1996)
  • Apr 11 Henry William Collins, artist
  • Apr 12 Jorgen Rausch, German philosopher/author (End of the Playboys)
  • Apr 15 Lord Grey of Naunton, chancellor (Ulster University)
  • Apr 18 Jamie L Whitten, (Rep-D-MS, 1941- )
  • Apr 19 Andrew Gilchrist, historian/diplomat
  • Apr 20 Robert F. Wagner Jr., Mayor of New York City (Democrat: 1954-65), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • Apr 22 Eric Scowen, physician
  • Apr 22 Norman Steenrod, American mathematician (d. 1971)
  • Apr 26 Johan Doorn, Dutch journalist/resistance fighter (Orange Newspaper)
  • Apr 26 Tomoyuki Tanaka, director (Godzilla)
  • Apr 28 Sam Merwin, Jr., American mystery fiction writer (d. 1996)
  • Apr 29 John Beavan, newspaper editor
  • May 2 Alexander Bonnyman, U.S. Marine (d. 1943)
  • May 3 Norman Corwin, American radio pioneer
  • May 5 William I Martin, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II)
  • May 6 Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist
  • May 9 Barbara Woodhouse, dog training expert
  • May 10 Jimmy Demaret, winner of 44 golf tournaments, but not the Open
  • May 10 Margot Turner, matron-in-chief (Army Nursing Service)
  • May 12 Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, British chemist (penicillin/B12/Nobel 1964)
  • May 12 Charles B. Fulton, American jurist (d. 1996)
  • May 16 Olga Berggolts, Russian poet (d. 1975)
  • May 18 Arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian
  • May 23 Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter
  • May 23 Hugh Casson CH, architect
  • May 23 Margaret Wise Brown, American author (d. 1952)
  • May 25 Ernest Anderson, publicist
  • May 26 Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico
  • May 26 Laurance S Rockefeller, American CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank), born in NYC, New York
  • May 27 Daniel Greenway, CEO (Daniel Greenway & Sons)
  • May 28 Stuart Piggott, archaeologist
  • May 29 Agnes Beatrice Read, medical social worker
  • May 31 Francis Avery Jones, British gastro-enterologist
  • Jun 3 Wilfred Thesiger, explorer/writer
  • Jun 4 Christopher Cockerell, inventor (Hovercraft)
  • Jun 4 Jacques Berque, Islamic scholar
  • Jun 7 Bradford Washburn, American explorer, (d. 2007)
  • Jun 7 Marion Post Wolcott, New Jersey USA, depression era photographer
  • Jun 8 John W Campbell, US, sci-fi writer (Moon is Hell)
  • Jun 8 Fernand Fonssagrives, French photographer (d. 2003)
  • Jun 9 Geoffrey Musson, British General

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Jun 11 Jacques Cousteau, French oceanic explorer (Calypso), born in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France (d. 1997)

Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist
Jacques Cousteau
  • Jun 12 Bill Naughton, English playwright (d. 1992)
  • Jun 13 Mary Whitehouse, British campaigner (d. 2001)
  • Jun 13 Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, Galician writer (d. 1999)
  • Jun 16 Lord Richardson, president (General Medical Council)
  • Jun 16 Richard Maling Barrer, chemist
  • Jun 19 Frederick Harry Baines, painter
  • Jun 21 Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Soviet poet (d. 1971)
  • Jun 23 Jean Anouilh, France, dramatist (Thieves' Carnival)
  • Jun 26 Charles Spry, Australian security chief
  • Jul 2 Hans Gunther Adler, German writer
  • Jul 3 Bernard Burrows, British diplomat
  • Jul 3 Eric Franklin, Indian civil servant
  • Jul 4 Francis D. Foley, US Rear Admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal), born in Dorchester, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • Jul 5 Robert K Meston, US sociologist (functionalism)
  • Jul 8 Govan AM Mbeki, South African leader (ANC/SACP)
  • Jul 11 John Francis Boyd, journalist

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Jul 14 William Hanna, American animator (Hanna-Barbera-Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo), born in Melrose, New Mexico (d. 2001)

Animator William Hanna
Animator
William Hanna
  • Jul 20 Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, British historian (William the Silent)
  • Jul 22 Edith Abbo, daughter of Mien Wenneker/Dutch Prince Henry
  • Jul 23 Pimen, [Sergei Irzjekov], patriarch Russian-Orthodox Cathederal
  • Jul 24 Edward Ford, registrat Order of Merit
  • Jul 24 Harry Horner, stage/Film Designer
  • Jul 27 Bea Marcia Anastasia verbrook Christoforides, writer
  • Jul 27 Julien Gracq, [Louis Poirier], French writer (Andre Breton)
  • Jul 28 Bill Goodwin, announcer (Jolson Story, Burns & Allen), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 28 Clive Robertson Caldwell, British fighter pilot
  • Jul 29 Henry Brian Boyne, journalist
  • Jul 30 Edgar de Evia, American photographer (d. 2003)
  • Aug 1 Gerda Taro (Gerta Pohorylle), Stuttgart Germany, photojournalist
  • Aug 2 Lawrence Josset, engraver
  • Aug 2 Lou Zara, American writer (Stump the Authors), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 2 Roger MacDougall, writer (d. 1993)
  • Aug 4 Hedda Sterne, Bucharest Romania, artist working in America
  • Aug 5 Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist/author (A Country), (d. 1996)
  • Aug 5 [Johan] Erik Lindegren, Swedish poet/librettist (Aniara)
  • Aug 6 Charles Crichton, British director (Battle of Sexes)
  • Aug 6 William J Law, sailor
  • Aug 8 Francisco Brochado Da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962)
  • Aug 9 Robert H van Gulik, Dutch diplomat/writer (Judge Ti)
  • Aug 10 Angus Campbell, US, psychologist (Elections & Political Order)
  • Aug 12 Baroness Phillips, pres/general secretary (National Association of Women)
  • Aug 12 Yusof bin Ishak, first President of Singapore (d. 1970)
  • Aug 15 Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria (1966-70)
  • Aug 17 J A Manusama, Moluccan politician
  • Aug 18 Charles Wegg-Prosser, solicitor
  • Aug 19 Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher
  • Aug 20 Eero Saarinen, Finnish-American architect (IBM Building, MIT Chapel), born in Kirkkonummi, Finland (d. 1961)
  • Aug 25 J B Charles, [Willem H Nagel], criminologist/writer
  • Aug 25 Dorothea Tanning, Galesburg, Illinios, artist (Nachtmusik,1943, Night Shadow, 1945), (d. 2012)

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Aug 26 Mother Teresa [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Albanian born Indian nun and founder of Missionaries of Charity (Nobel Peace Prize, 1979), born in Skopje, Ottoman Empire (d. 1997)

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa
  • Aug 28 Tjalling Koopmans, Dutch-born economist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
  • Sep 6 Frank Fidler, English artist, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Sep 14 Gaston Deferre, French politician
  • Sep 14 Yiannis Latsis, Greek shipping tycoon (d. 2003)
  • Sep 15 George D Kilpatrick, Canadian/British bible scholar
  • Sep 15 Richard Baerlein, racing writer
  • Sep 16 Joan Alice Chetwode Ramsey nee Hamilton, lady Ramsey of Canterbury
  • Sep 16 Erich Kempka, Adolf Hitler's chauffeur (d. 1975)
  • Sep 17 Vernon Thompson, thoracic surgeon
  • Sep 18 Henri A Cornelis, gov-general Belgian Congo/Rwanda-Urundi
  • Sep 23 Elliot Roosevelt, son of FDR/writer (Murder in the Oval Office)
  • Sep 24 Cao Yu, Huaju writer (Peking Man), born in Tianjin, China (d. 1996)
  • Sep 24 Leonarda da Vinci MacLaren, founder (LSE)
  • Sep 27 Donald Lindsay, headmaster (Malvern College)
  • Sep 27 Giles William Playfair, writer
  • Sep 28 Diosdado Macapagal, President of the Philippines (1961-65)
  • Oct 1 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-born physician (d. 1983)
  • Oct 1 José Enrique Moyal, Australian mathematical physicist (d. 1998)

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Oct 1 Bonnie Parker, American outlaw of Bonnie and Clyde fame, born in Rowena, Texas (d. 1934)

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker
  • Oct 6 Barbara Castle, British politician (d. 2002)
  • Oct 7 Henry P. McIlhenny, American philanthropist (d. 1986)
  • Oct 8 Gus Hall, American union organizer and head of the U.S. Communist Party (d. 2000)