Birthdays in History in 1920 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 319 of 319

  • Jul 22 Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman
  • Jul 22 Malcolm Hughes, British artist, born in Manchester
  • Jul 23 Marcel Maeyer, [de Maeyer], Belgian sculptor/graphic artist
  • Jul 24 Alexander H. Cohen, Broadway producer (Beyond the Fringe), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 24 Bella Abzug, (Rep-D-NY, 1970-74)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 25 Rosalind Franklin, English chemist and co-discoverer of the structure of DNA, born in London (d. 1958)

Chemist and Molecular Biologist Rosalind Franklin
Chemist and Molecular Biologist
Rosalind Franklin
  • Jul 27 James Munn, commissioner (British University)
  • Jul 29 Neville Jeffress, Australian founder of Media Monitors Australia (d. 2007)
  • Jul 31 James Esdras Faust, American religious leader (d. 2007)
  • Aug 2 Louis Pauwels, writer/editor
  • Aug 2 Phyllis James, mystery writer
  • Aug 3 P D [Phyllis Dorothy] James, Baroness James of Holland Park, English crime writer (Cover Her Face), born in Oxford
  • Aug 3 Charlie Shavers, American trumpet player (d. 1971)
  • Aug 3 Elmar Tampõld, Estonian-Canadian architect
  • Aug 4 Helen Thomas, UPI journalist (starts press conferences)
  • Aug 5 G V [Sonny] Montgomery, (Rep-D-Mississippi, 1967- )
  • Aug 5 Selma Diamond, comedienne (Selma-Night Court), born in London, Ontario
  • Aug 7 Jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)
  • Aug 8 Don Cook, foreign Correspondent
  • Aug 9 Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer
  • Aug 11 Derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U)
  • Aug 19 Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter
  • Aug 21 Christopher R Milne, son of Alan A Milne (Winnie the Pooh)
  • Aug 22 Anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups)
  • Aug 22 Denton Cooley, heart surgeon (1st artifical heart transplant), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Aug 22 Pierre A Lauffer, Antillian poet (Patria)
  • Aug 22 Ray[mond Douglas] Bradbury, Ill, sci-fi author (Fahrenheit 451), (d. 2012)
  • Aug 22 Wolfdietrich Schnurre, German writer, born in Frankfurt (d. 1989)
  • Aug 25 Jef Diederen, Dutch painter
  • Aug 26 Brant Parker, American cartoonist (d. 2007)
  • Aug 27 James Molyneaux [Baron Molyneaux of Killead], MP (Ulster unionist), born in Killead, Ireland
  • Aug 28 Frits Bernard, pedophile activist (d. 2006)
  • Aug 29 Joseph Lesniewski, Erie, Pennsylvania, Easy Company soldier in 101st Airborne, (d. 2012)
  • Aug 30 Ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)
  • Sep 1 Hubert Lampo, Flemish writer/essayist (Coming of Joachim Stiller)
  • Sep 4 Craig Claiborne, food columnist (NY Times Cookbook)
  • Sep 5 Margaretha D Ferguson-Wigerink, Dutch author (Anna & her Father)
  • Sep 7 Harri Webb, Welsh poet and nationalist, born in Swansea (d. 1994)
  • Sep 9 Robert Wood Johnson III, American philanthropist (d. 1970)
  • Sep 9 Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (d. 1993)
  • Sep 10 Fabio Taglioni, Italian motorcycle engineer (d. 2001)
  • Sep 12 Jan W Schulte Nordholt, Dutch poet/historian (Blossoming Stone)
  • Sep 14 Alberto Calderón, Argentine mathematician (d. 1998)
  • Sep 14 Mario Benedetti, Uruguayan journalist, novelist and poet, born in Paso de los Toros, Uruguay (d. 2009)
  • Sep 16 Hannie [Jannetje J] Schaft, "Girl with red hair"
  • Sep 16 Sheila Quinn, adviser (British Red Cross)
  • Sep 17 Marjorie S Holt, (Rep-R-MD, 1973- )
  • Sep 21 Jay Ward, cartoonist (Rocky & his Friends, Bullwinkle)
  • Sep 22 Anders Lassen, Danish military officer (d. 1945)
  • Sep 23 Gerard W Taylor, South African/British surgeon
  • Sep 25 Sergey Bondarchuk, Belozerka Ukraine, director (War & Peace)
  • Sep 27 J K Gill, president (Saatchi & Saatchi)
  • Sep 29 Peter D. Mitchell, English chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Sep 30 Donald Keech, entrepreneur
  • Oct 2 William Cramond, psychiatrist/vice-chancellor (Stirling University)
  • Oct 5 Robert Feenstra, Dutch law historian
  • Oct 6 Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (d. 2005)
  • Oct 6 Lord Donaldson of Lymington, British judge (d. 2005)
  • Oct 7 Georg Leber, German politician (SPD), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 8 Frank [Patrick] Herbert, US, sci-fi author (Dune)
  • Oct 9 Jens Bjorneboe, Norway, poet/writer (Dikt, Jonas)
  • Oct 9 Jens Bjørneboe, Norwegian author (d. 1976)
  • Oct 12 Christy Ring, Irish hurler (d. 1979)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 15 Mario Puzo, American novelist (The Godfather, Cotton Club, Earthquake), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)

Novelist Mario Puzo
Novelist
Mario Puzo
  • Oct 17 Miguel Delibes, Spanish writer
  • Oct 19 Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian philosopher (d. 2003)
  • Oct 22 Timothy Leary, Harvard prof (LSD taker)
  • Oct 23 Ted Fujita, Japanese meteorologist (d. 1998)
  • Oct 24 Marcel-Paul Schützenberger, French mathematician (d. 1996)
  • Oct 26 T C Jones, PA, female impersonator
  • Oct 27 K. R. Narayanan, 10th President of India (1997-2002), born in Uzhavoor, Kerala (d. 2005)
  • Oct 29 Baruj Benacerraf, Venezuelan-born immunologist, Nobel laureate
  • Oct 29 Catholicos Baselios Mar Thoma Didymos I, Indian Catholic
  • Oct 31 Dedan Kimathi, Kenyan freedom fighter, born in Nyeri District, Central Province, (d. 1957)
  • Oct 31 Helmut Newton, German photographer (d. 2004)
  • Nov 1 James J Kilpatrick, columnist (60 Minutes), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Nov 1 Ted Lowe, English former snooker commentator
  • Nov 3 Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Australian writer (d. 1993)
  • Nov 4 Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game)
  • Nov 5 Douglass North, American economist, (Nobel Prize Economic Sciences 1993), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • Nov 8 Eugênio de Araújo Sales, Brazilian cardinal
  • Nov 9 Byron de la Beckwith, American assassin, white supremacist (d. 2001)
  • Nov 10 Rafael del Pino, Spanish entrepreneur
  • Nov 11 Roy Jenkins, British MP (Labour)
  • Nov 18 Alfred William Bedford, test pilot
  • Nov 18 Mustafa Khalil, Prime Minister of Egypt (d. 2008)
  • Nov 19 Ursula Heathcote Nicholls, campaigner
  • Nov 23 Chalmers P Wylie, (Rep-R-OH, 1967- )
  • Nov 23 Paul Celan, [Antschell], German/Romanian poet (Collected Prose)
  • Nov 23 Wayne Thiebaud, American painter
  • Nov 24 Anthony Griffin, sailor
  • Nov 24 Joseph Olutola Olu Odutola Oguntala, soho club owner
  • Nov 25 Tuanku Syed Putra ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail, King of Malaysia (d. 2000)
  • Nov 26 Paul T B Rodenko, poet/author (Stolen Lover)
  • Nov 27 Elaine Greene, literary Agent
  • Nov 27 John Richard Ravensdale, historian
  • Nov 27 Max Tripels, attorney/Dutch MP
  • Nov 29 Yegor Ligachev, Soviet politician
  • Dec 4 Jeanne Manford, Flushing, Queens, gay rights activist, (d. 2013)
  • Dec 4 Nadir Afonso, Chaves, Portugal, geometric abstractionist painter, (d. 2013)
  • Dec 6 George Porter, British chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
  • Dec 7 Tatamkulu Afrika, South African poet and writer (d. 2002)
  • Dec 8 Ron Gulliford, educationalist
  • Dec 9 Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Italian President (1999-2006) and Prime Minister (1993-94), born in Livorno (d. 2016)
  • Dec 10 Clarice Lispector, Ukrainian-Brazilian writer (d. 1977)
  • Dec 12 Fred Kida, American comics artist, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 13 George P. Schultz, economist and US Secretary of State (1982-89), born in New York City
  • Dec 13 Kaysone Phomvihane, President of Laos (Pathet Lao) (1991-92), born in Na Seng village, Khanthabouli district (d. 1992)
  • Dec 14 Albertus Meintser, office clerk/resistance fighter
  • Dec 14 Quinton Hazell, businessman
  • Dec 15 Kurt Schaffenberger, American comics artist (d. 2002)
  • Dec 17 Kenneth E. Iverson, Canadian computer scientist (d. 2004)
  • Dec 21 Bob Bindig, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • Dec 24 Evgeniya Rudneva, Russian World War II heroine (d. 1944)
  • Dec 25 Henry Charnock, oceanographer
  • Dec 28 Bruce McCarty, South Bend, Indiana, architect (1982 World Fair), (d. 2013)
  • Dec 29 Syd Dernley, British hangman (1949-54), born in Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire (d. 1994)
  • Dec 30 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist
  • Dec 30 Michael Allinson, London England (George Washington)