Birthdays in History in 1913

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 267

  • Jan 1 Eliot Janeway, financial writer (Economics of Chaos)
  • Jan 2 Ernest Sidey, British air marshal
  • Jan 2 Juanita E Jackson Mitchell, US head (NAACP)
  • Jan 2 Leon P Teisserenc de Bort, France, meteorologist
  • Jan 4 Malietoa Tanumafili II, King of West-Samoa (1962- )
  • Jan 6 Edward Gierek, party leader (Polish CP)
  • Jan 6 Loretta Young, Salt Lake City Ut, actress (Farmer's Daughter, Stranger)
  • Jan 9 Lavad "Dr Hepcat" Durst, vocal/piano
  • Jan 9 Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist

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Jan 9 Richard Nixon, Yorba Linda, California, 37th President (R) of the United States (1969-74)

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Jan 10 Gustav Husak, president of Czechoslavakia (1975-89)
  • Jan 10 Haywood Frank Henry, sax player
  • Jan 10 Mehmet Shehu, Albanian politician (d. 1981)
  • Jan 14 Tillie Olsen, American writer (Tell Me a Riddle)
  • Jan 15 Alexander Marinesko, captain of the S-13 submarine, which sank the German ship Wilhelm Gustloff (d. 1963)
  • Jan 17 Werenfried [Flip] van Straaten, founder (Oostpriesterhulp)
  • Jan 19 Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author
  • Jan 19 Rex Ingamells, Australian poet (d. 1955)
  • Jan 19 "Minnesota Fats", American billiards player (d. 1996)
  • Jan 22 William Cardinal Conway, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1977)
  • Jan 22 Carl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (d. 2003)
  • Jan 24 Mark Goodson, TV game-show proudcer (Goodson-Toddman)
  • Jan 25 Luis Marden, American photojournalist (d. 2003)
  • Jan 28 Oliver Chesterton, chartered surveyor
  • Jan 29 Peter von Zahn, German journalist and writer (d. 2001)
  • Jan 30 Percy Thrower, English radio host
  • Feb 1 Jeffrey Kindersley Quill, Test pilot

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Feb 4 Rosa Parks, American civil rights activist who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger, born in Tuskegee, Alabama (d. 2005)

Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks
Civil Rights Activist
Rosa Parks

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Feb 6 Mary Nicol Leakey, palaeontologist

Paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey
Paleoanthropologist
Mary Leakey
  • Feb 8 John Grandy, Brits RAF-marshal
  • Feb 10 Ragnhild Marie Hatton, historian
  • Feb 10 Douglas Slocombe, British cinematographer (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in London (d. 1916)
  • Feb 12 Pedro Gastao de Orleans e Braganca, grandson of emperor Pedro I
  • Feb 13 Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant
  • Feb 13 Guiseppe Dossetti, politician/priest
  • Feb 14 Ab [Albert] Visser, Dutch poet/writer (Man Without a Head)
  • Feb 14 James Pike, bishop (Beyond Anxiety), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Feb 14 Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters leader who disappeared in 1975
  • Feb 15 Willy Vandersteen, Belgian cartoonist (Suske & Wiske)
  • Feb 15 Erich Eliskases, Austrian chess player (d. 1997)
  • Feb 18 Artur Axmann, nazi youth leader
  • Feb 20 Mary Durack, Australian author and historian (Kings in Grass Castles and Keep Him My Country), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 1994)
  • Feb 21 Glenn M Anderson, (Rep-D-CA, 1969- )
  • Feb 23 Edward Fiennes-Clinton, Australian-born 18th Earl of Lincoln, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Feb 24 Richard Murphey Goodwin, economist
  • Feb 26 George G Barker, English poet (Calamiterror, Anno Domini)
  • Feb 26 Hermann Lenz, German writer (Swabian Chronicle), born in Stuttgart (d. 1998)
  • Feb 27 Frank Allaun, British MP (L)
  • Feb 27 Irwin Shaw, US, novelist (Rich Man Poor Man)
  • Feb 27 Kazimierz Sabbat, Polish president (d. 1989)
  • Mar 1 Helmut Erich Robert Gernsheim, photogrpaher/collector
  • Mar 2 Georgy Nikolaevich Flerov, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Physicist (nuclear fission)
  • Mar 3 Roger Caillois, French writer (Les Jeux et les Hommes)
  • Mar 6 David Bowman, trade unionist
  • Mar 9 Ger[ar]da Brautigam, journalist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (PvdA)
  • Mar 11 Thomas Gray, professor/anaesthetist

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Mar 13 William J. Casey, American head of the CIA during the Iran-contra scandal (1981-87), born in New York City (d. 1987)

CIA Director William Casey
CIA Director
William Casey
  • Mar 13 Sergey Mikhalkov, Russian writer
  • Mar 18 Margaret Hesse, princess of Hesse/Rhine
  • Mar 18 William Hutchinson Murray, mountaineer/author
  • Mar 18 Reinhard Hardegen, German U-Boat commander
  • Mar 21 George Ghita Ionescu, academic
  • Mar 21 Max Youngstein, American producer (United Artists), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 22 Tom McCall, Governor of Oregon (d. 1983)
  • Mar 25 Sir Reo Stakis, Anglo-Cypriot hotel magnate (d. 2001)
  • Mar 26 Paul Erdos, mathematician
  • Mar 27 Theodor Dannecker, SS officer (d. 1945)
  • Mar 29 Jack Jones, British trade unionist (CH)
  • Mar 29 R. S. Thomas, Welsh poet (d. 2000)
  • Mar 30 Gottfried Reinhardt, theatre producer
  • Mar 30 Richard Helms, CIA head (1966-73)
  • Mar 30 Marc Davis, American animator (d. 2000)
  • Mar 30 Censu Tabone, President of Malta, (d. 2012)
  • Apr 3 F H Tate, vice-CEO (Tate & Lyle)
  • Apr 3 Per Borten, Premier of Norway (d. 2005)
  • Apr 4 Jerome Weidman, US writer (Tenderloin)
  • Apr 4 Jules Léger, Quebec diplomat and Governor general of Canada (d. 1980)
  • Apr 5 Alan Cheales, dominican priest
  • Apr 7 Charles Vanik, American politician (d. 2007)
  • Apr 8 H Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth)
  • Apr 10 Stefan Heym, German/US author (Crusaders, Family Benda)
  • Apr 11 Oleg Cassini, fashion designer (Jackie Kennedy), born in Paris, France
  • Apr 12 Keiko Fukuda, martial artist, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2013)
  • Apr 13 Bernard Chacksfield, Air Vice-Marshal
  • Apr 16 Lord Aberconway, CEO (John Brown & Co)
  • Apr 18 Susan Bosence, textile designer
  • Apr 19 Cyril English, British educator
  • Apr 21 Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor, isolated growth hormones)
  • Apr 21 Kai-Uwe von Hassel, German politician
  • Apr 21 Norman Parkinson, English fashion photographer (Harper's Bazaar), born in London (d. 1990)
  • Apr 25 Earl Bostic, alto sax player (Flamingo, Temptation), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Apr 27 Philip Hauge Abelson, American physicist (d. 2004)
  • Apr 30 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general (ITA)
  • Apr 30 Edith Fowke, folklorist
  • May 3 Earl Blackwell, author (Celebrity Register), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 3 William M Inge, US playwright (Picnic-Pulitzer 1953)
  • May 4 Lady Katherine Brandram, née Princess of Greece and Denmark (d. 2007)
  • May 6 Jack [John T] Aitken, British anatomist
  • May 6 Kenneth Horne, English paper manufacturer/multi-millionaire
  • May 6 Ronald Harris, British 1st Church Estates Commissioner
  • May 9 John Hayes, British Naval Officer and Naval Secretary, born Southcote, Bermuda (d. 1998)
  • May 9 Victor Smith, Admiral (Australian Chiefs of Staff)
  • May 11 Robert Jungk, Austrian publicist (d. 1994)
  • May 13 Sanjiva Reddy, president (India)
  • May 13 William R Tolbert, president Liberia (1971-80)
  • May 17 Alec Ogilvie, CEO (Powell Duffryn)
  • May 17 Lord Hirshfield, chartered accountant
  • May 19 Albert Hardy, photographer
  • May 19 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, president of India
  • May 20 Henry Cadbury Brown, architect
  • May 20 William Hewlett, co-founder (Hewlett-Packard Co)
  • May 23 Ian Graeme, major-general
  • May 25 Joseph Peter Grace, businessman
  • May 26 Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician
  • May 26 Robert Shaw, town planner
  • May 27 Arthur Mervyn Stockwood, bishop (Southwark England)
  • May 27 Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German cartoonist/painter
  • May 28 Gordon Wolstenholme, British physician (Ciba Foundation)
  • May 29 Douglas Black, physician
  • May 31 Peter Gibson, British Rear-Admiral
  • Jun 1 Bill Deedes, British journalist (d. 2007)
  • Jun 2 Barbara Pym, romantic author (Very Private Eye), (d. 1980)
  • Jun 3 Pedro Mir, Dominican Poet Laureate (d. 2000)
  • Jun 6 Jiri Hajek, Czech jurist/foreign minister
  • Jun 6 Carlo L. Golino, American scholar (d. 1991)
  • Jun 7 Anthony David Machell Cox, medievalist
  • Jun 8 Graham Watson, British-born literary agent (Curtis Brown)
  • Jun 8 Peter Diamand, artistic administrator
  • Jun 9 Alida Margaretha Bosshardt, lt-colonel of Dutch Salvation Army
  • Jun 9 Patrick Steptoe, scientist (developed in vitro fertilization)
  • Jun 10 Van Carlyle Wilton-Davies, archdeacon Emeritus (Oxford)
  • Jun 10 Wilbur J. Cohen, American pioneer of social security, worked on the New Deal, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jun 11 John Elliott Terry, managing director (National Film Finance Corp)
  • Jun 12 Jean Victor Allard, Canadian army general (d. 1996)
  • Jun 13 Etienne Leroux, major Afrikaans author.
  • Jun 15 Trevor Huddleston, English pastor/chairman (Anti-Apartheid)
  • Jun 17 Felix Hartlaub, writer
  • Jun 18 Sylvia Porter, financial writer (Sylvia Porter's Money Book)
  • Jun 22 Wladyslaw Sila-Nowicki, Poland, lawyer (Solidarity)
  • Jun 23 Jacques Rabemananjara, Hungarian author/vice-president (Antsa)
  • Jun 23 William P Rogers, Norfolk NY, US secretary of state (1969-73)
  • Jun 24 John Kubris, Czech resistance fighter
  • Jun 26 Maurice Wilkes, inventor (stored program concept for computers)
  • Jun 26 Aimé Césaire, French Martinican poet and politician (d. 2008)
  • Jun 27 Willie Mosconi, world champion pool player (1941-57)
  • Jun 28 Walter Oesau, German pilot (d. 1944)
  • Jun 30 Alfonso López Michelsen, 32nd Colombian President (d. 2007)
  • Jul 1 Jo Sinclair [Ruth Seid], American writer (Wasteland), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • Jul 3 Hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral
  • Jul 3 William Deakin, warden (St Anthony's College Oxford)
  • Jul 8 Walter Kerr, NY drama critic (Sad Clowns)
  • Jul 10 Salvador Espriu, Spanish poet (d. 1985)
  • Jul 11 Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, US, sci-fi author (Space Lords)
  • Jul 11 Cordwainer Smith, American writer (d. 1966)
  • Jul 12 Willis Lamb, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 2008)
  • Jul 13 Walter Landor, designer
  • Jul 13 Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Hellerup Denmark, Danish shipping magnate, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 14 Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP)

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Jul 14 Gerald Ford [Leslie King], 38th US President (R: 1974-77) and 41st US Vice President (R: 1973-74), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2006)

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
  • Jul 14 Nigel Thomas Loveridge Fisher, politician
  • Jul 15 Ralph Hammond Innes, English author
  • Jul 15 Abraham Sutzkever, Yiddish language poet and memoirist.
  • Jul 16 Hugh Ford, FRS mechanic engineer
  • Jul 17 Roger Garaudy, French philosopher
  • Jul 17 Bertrand Goldberg, American architect (d. 1997)
  • Jul 18 Jan Slot, Dutch mayor (Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede)
  • Jul 23 Michael Foot, British politician (L) and writer, Leader of the Opposition (1980-83), born in Plymouth, Devon (d. 2010)
  • Jul 25 John Cairncross, linguist (5th Man)
  • Jul 27 Eva Jones, poet/novelist
  • Jul 27 Mary Green, headmistress (Kidbrooke School)
  • Jul 27 Vittorio Sereni, Italian poet (Diario d'Algeria)
  • Jul 27 George L. Street III American Navy Submariner (d. 2000)
  • Jul 29 Erich Priebke, Nazi war criminal
  • Aug 4 Robert Hayden, American poet (d. 1980)
  • Aug 8 Daan Wildschut, painter/glazenier/author
  • Aug 8 Robert T Stafford, (Sen-R-VT, 1971-88)
  • Aug 9 Herman Talmadge, (Sen-D-Ga, Watergate Committee)
  • Aug 10 Steven Nagy, bowler, 1st to bowl 300 on TV (1954)
  • Aug 11 Angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955)
  • Aug 13 Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent
  • Aug 13 Lord Oram, British MP (Labour)
  • Aug 13 Makarios III, [Michail Moeskos], archbishop/president Cyprus
  • Aug 14 Fred Davis, English world champ snooker player (1948-49, 51)

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Aug 16 Menachem Begin, Israeli Prime Minister (1977-83, Nobel 1978), born in Brest, Belarus (d. 1992)

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin
  • Aug 17 W. Mark Felt, American FBI official and Watergate secret informant known as "Deep Throat"
  • Aug 19 Walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92)
  • Aug 19 John Argyris, Greek aeronautical engineer, one of the creators of the Finite Element Method (d. 2004)
  • Aug 21 Victor Rosow, Russian dramatist, born in Yaroslavl (d. 2004)
  • Aug 22 Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist (d. 1993)
  • Aug 22 Robert Martineau, bishop of Blackburn
  • Aug 23 Stanley Kitchen, British chartered accountant
  • Aug 25 Walt Kelly, cartoonist, creator (Pogo)
  • Aug 26 Cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier
  • Aug 27 Arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID
  • Aug 27 Donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher
  • Aug 27 Stewart Crawford, British diplomat
  • Aug 28 Robertson Davies, Canadian novelist essayist/dramatist, born in Thamesville, Ontario (d. 1995)
  • Aug 28 John Terence Reese, bridge master
  • Aug 30 Thomas Torrance, theologist
  • Aug 31 Michiel P Gorsira, 1st Dutch Antillean in charge of Curacao (1951-67)