Birthdays in History in 1922

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 289

  • Jan 1 Ernest F Hollings, (Sen-D-SC, 1966- )
  • Jan 3 Morten Nielsen, Denmark, poet/resistance fighter
  • Jan 5 Admiral Sir Anthony Synnot, Chief of the Australian Defence Force (d. 2001)
  • Jan 7 Jean-Pierre [Louis] Rampal, Marseilles France, flautist
  • Jan 9 Har G Khorana, India/Canada bio-chemist (Nobel 1968)
  • Jan 9 Ahmed Sékou Touré, President of Guinea (d. 1984)
  • Jan 11 Neville Duke, English test pilot
  • Jan 11 Tony Charmoli, Minn, choreographer (Cher, Julie Andrew)
  • Jan 11 Ernle Bradford, English historian and writer (d. 1986)
  • Jan 12 Tadeusz Żychiewicz, Polish journalist and art historian (d. 1994)
  • Jan 15 Sir Eric Willis, Australian politician (d. 1999)
  • Jan 17 Luis Echeverria Alvarez, president Mexico
  • Jan 17 Nicholas Katzenbach, lawyer (US Attorney General), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Jan 18 Bob Bell, American clown (d. 1997)
  • Jan 19 Ken Hughes, director (Casino Royale), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jan 20 Lord James Hanson, English industrialist/House of Lords (Conservative)
  • Jan 21 Jean P Vroom, Dutch sculptor
  • Jan 22 Howard Moss, poet/editor (New Yorker)
  • Jan 24 Charles Socarides, American psychiatrist (d. 2005)
  • Jan 25 Jules P de Palm, Antilles writer
  • Jan 27 Wilfrid Bourne, QC/Clerk of the Crown in Chancery
  • Jan 28 Robert W Holley, US, biochemist, worked with RNA (Nobel '68)
  • Jan 29 Gerda Steinhoff, Nazi concetration camp supervisor (d. 1946)
  • Jan 31 Michael Wilford, diplomat
  • Feb 1 Bogumil Witalis Andrzejewski, professor of Cushtic Languages
  • Feb 3 Bill Chappell Jr, (Rep-D-FL, 1969- )
  • Feb 8 Joeri Averbach, Russian chess grandmaster
  • Feb 10 Harold Hughes, Ida County Iowa, Governor of Iowa (D) and US Senator
  • Feb 10 Árpád Göncz, Hungarian politician, 1st post-communist President (1990-2000), born in Budapest (d. 2015)
  • Feb 13 Lord Pym of Sandy, British minister of foreign affairs
  • Feb 13 Gordon Tullock, American economist
  • Feb 13 Tristram Coffin, San Marino, California, folklorist (The Book of Christmas Folklore, The Old Ball Game), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 15 Herman Kahn, NJ, writer (Thinking About the Unthinkable)
  • Feb 15 John Bayard Anderson, American politician
  • Feb 16 Paul van 't Veer, Dutch journalist/writer (Het Vrije Volk)
  • Feb 17 Enrico Banducci, American nightclub owner (d. 2007)
  • Feb 18 Eric Gairy, first Prime Minister of Grenada (1974-1979)
  • Feb 18 Helen Gurley Brown, American author/publisher and editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, born in Green Forest, Arkansas, (d. 2012)
  • Feb 18 Juhan Smuul, Estonian author (d. 1971)
  • Feb 19 Beant Singh, politiician
  • Feb 24 Richard Hamilton, painter
  • Feb 27 Mervyn Jones, author (Nobody's Fault, 5 Hungarian Writers)
  • Feb 27 Hans Rookmaaker, Dutch professor and art historian (d. 1977)
  • Mar 1 William M Gaines, publisher (MAD Magazine)

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Mar 1 Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel (1974-77 and 1992-95) and 1994 Nobel Peace Prize winner, born in Jerusalem (d. 1995)

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Mar 5 Pier Paolo Pasolini, Bologna Italy, director (Teorema, Pigsty)
  • Mar 6 Ruben Ayala, Chino, California, politician (California State Senator 1974-1998) (d. 2012)
  • Mar 7 Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 2004)
  • Mar 8 Carl Furillo, Brooklyn Dodger (NL Batting Champ 1953)
  • Mar 8 Heinar Kipphardt, German writer and playwright (In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer), born in Heidersdorf, Lower Silesia (d. 1982)
  • Mar 8 Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese soldier and Manga artist (GeGeGe no Kitarō), born in Sakaiminato, Tittori (d. 2015)
  • Mar 8 Ralph Baer, Creator of the first video game console
  • Mar 11 Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia (1970-77)

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Mar 12 Jack Kerouac, Beat writer (On the Road, Mexico Blues), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1969)

Writer Jack Kerouac
Writer
Jack Kerouac
  • Mar 12 Lane Kirkland, union president (AFL-CIO)
  • Mar 14 Colin Fletcher, author (Walking Through Time)
  • Mar 16 Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer
  • Mar 16 Harding Lemay, North Bangor NY, headwriter (Another World)
  • Mar 17 Megan Bull, British head mistress (Holloway Jail)

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Mar 17 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Founding father of Bangladesh and 1st and 4th President of Bangladesh (1971-72 and 1975-76), born in Tungipara, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 1975)

Founding Father of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Founding Father of Bangladesh
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
  • Mar 18 Egon Bahr, German journalist/politician, born in Treffurt, Thuringia (d. 2015)

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Mar 18 Fred Shuttlesworth, American civil rights activist, born in Mount Meigs, Alabama (d. 2011)

Civil Rights Activist Fred Shuttlesworth
Civil Rights Activist
Fred Shuttlesworth
  • Mar 20 Arnold Burgen, college president (Academia Europaea)
  • Mar 20 Doug Barnard Jr, (Rep-D-GA, 1977- )
  • Mar 24 Onna White, Canadian choreographer (d. 2005)
  • Mar 25 Tobias Schneebaum, American writer, anthropologist and explorer, born in New York City (d. 2005)
  • Mar 26 Oscar Sala, Italian-born physicist
  • Mar 27 Margaret Stacey, sociologist
  • Mar 27 Stefan Wul, French author (d. 2003)
  • Mar 28 Neville Bonner, Australian politician (d. 1999)
  • Mar 30 J F Coates, naval architect
  • Apr 1 William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President)
  • Apr 2 Nikolaj G Bassov, Russia, atomic physicist (laser, Nobel 1964)
  • Apr 5 Gale Storm, Bloomington Tx, actress (My Little Margie, Gale Storm Show)
  • Apr 9 Carl Amery [Christian Anton Mayer], German writer, born in Munich (d. 2005)
  • Apr 9 Gerald Moverley, Roman Catholic bishop (Hallam)
  • Apr 9 Michael Palliser, head of British diplomatic service
  • Apr 11 Antoine Blondin, writer
  • Apr 13 John Braine, English novelist (Life at the Top)
  • Apr 13 Julius Nyerere, Tanzanian politician (d. 1999)
  • Apr 15 Harold Washington, 1st African American mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87)
  • Apr 16 Christopher Samuel Youd, UK, sci-fi author (Tripods Trilogy), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 16 Kingsley Amis, English novelist (Lucky Jim, James Bond Dossier), born in London (d. 1995)
  • Apr 16 Leo Tindemans, Belgian statesman, Prime Minister of Belgium (1974-78), born in Zwijndrecht,
  • Apr 19 Erich Hartmann, German WW II pilot (downed 352 Russian aircrafts)
  • Apr 19 Luigi Barbbarito, reverend (Apostolic ProNuncio)
  • Apr 22 Richard C Diebenkorn Jr, US, painter (Ocean Park Paintings)
  • Apr 23 Boy [Segundo JA] Ecury, Aruba, resistance fighter
  • Apr 23 Diarmuid Downs, auto engineer
  • Apr 26 James Holt, medieval historian
  • Apr 26 Margaret Scott, founder (Australian Ballet School)
  • Apr 26 Pol Bury, Belgian sculptor
  • Apr 26 Jeanne Sauvé, French Canadian politician (d. 1993)
  • Apr 27 Jack Klugman, Philadelphia (Oscar-Odd Couple, Quincy, Goodbye Columbus), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 27 Martin Gray, Polish-born American writer, holocaust survivor
  • Apr 28 Guillaume Jorissen, Flemish politician (Volksunie)
  • Apr 28 Iser J Koepermann, Russian/US world checkers champ (1958-68, 75-76)
  • Apr 28 William S Broomfield, (Rep-R-MI, 1956- )
  • Apr 28 Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (d. 1987)
  • Apr 29 Parren J Mitchell, (Rep-D-MD, 1971- )
  • May 2 Abraham Rosenthal, editor (NY Times)
  • May 3 Marina Svetlova, ballerina/choreographer (Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo)
  • May 4 John Paul Hammerschmidt, (Rep-R-AR, 1967-93 ), born in Harrison, Arkansas
  • May 6 Alan Ross, editor (London Magazine)
  • May 6 Carlos J Moorhead, (Rep-R-CA, 1973- )
  • May 6 John Ernest, constructionist artist
  • May 6 Camille Laurin, Quebec psychiatrist and politician (d. 1999)
  • May 7 Joe O'Donnell, American documentary photographer, photojournalist (d. 2007)
  • May 8 Brian Kellett, CEO (Port of London Authority)
  • May 10 David Orr, deputy chairman (Inchcape)/CEO (British Council, Unilever)
  • May 11 Ameurfina Melencio-Herrera, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
  • May 12 Barend Busnac, office clerk/resistance fighter
  • May 12 Marco Denevi, Argentine writer (d. 1998)
  • May 14 Agha Hasan Abedi, banker
  • May 14 Franjo Tuđman, Croatian politician (d. 1999)
  • May 15 Enrico Berlinguer, Italian communist/sec-gen (CPI) [or May 25]
  • May 15 Jakucho Setouchi, Japanese writer and Buddhist nun
  • May 16 Colin Cole, Principal King of Arms
  • May 16 Russell Wood, treasurer (Queen Elizabeth)
  • May 18 GMcC Kitson, British principal (Central School of Speech/Drama)
  • May 18 Gerda Boyesen, Norwegian-born body psychotherapist (d. 2005)
  • May 20 Clifford Butler, vice chancellor (Loughborough Univ of Technology)
  • May 27 Sidney AK Keyes, English poet (Iron Laurel)
  • May 28 John Alderson, chief constable (Devon & Cornwall UK)
  • May 28 Barney Rosset, publisher and free speech advocate (publisher of Tropic for Cancer), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • May 29 John Heerbecq, Church commissioner
  • May 30 Hal Clement [Harry Clement Stubbs], US sci-fi author (Needle, Iceworld), born in Somerville, Massachusetts
  • May 31 Elisabeth, arch duchess of Austria/princess of Liechtenstein
  • Jun 1 Povel Ramel, Swedish entertainer (d. 2007)
  • Jun 3 Alain Resnais, France, director (Providence, Hiroshima, Mon Amour)
  • Jun 3 M Alain Resnais, Vannes France, director (Melo, I Want to Go Home)
  • Jun 4 John West, vice chancellor (Bradford University)
  • Jun 9 George Axelrod, playwright (Breakfast at Tiffany, Bus Stop)
  • Jun 9 Peter Beazley, British politician (C) (European Parliament), born in Chale, Isle of Wight (d. 2004)
  • Jun 9 John Gillespie Magee, Jr., American poet and aviator (d. 1941)
  • Jun 9 Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist - Radio and TV animator (d. 1988)
  • Jun 10 Rose Mofford, American politician, 1st female Governor of Arizona (1988-1991), born in Globe, Arizona (d. 2016)
  • Jun 11 Erving Goffman, sociologist (presentation of self in everyday life)
  • Jun 11 Michael Cacoyannis, director (Zorba the Greek, Trojan Women)
  • Jun 14 Kevin Roche, Irish architect
  • Jun 15 Mo[rris K] Udall, (Rep-D-AZ, 1961- )
  • Jun 18 Donald L Keene, American Japanese translator/critic, born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 22 Bill Blass, American fashion designer (Nancy Reagan), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana (d. 2002)
  • Jun 24 Aadje [Alida WM] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
  • Jun 24 Rietje [Maria SC] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
  • Jun 26 Alan Peacock, economist
  • Jun 26 Campbell Adamson, CEO (Abbey National Pictures)
  • Jun 27 Herbert Ziergiebel, writer
  • Jun 28 Terje Stigen, Norwegian author (Det siste paradiset)
  • Jun 29 Vasko Popa, Yugoslavia/Serbian poet (Heaven is a Side Issue)
  • Jul 3 Corneille [Cornelis G of Beverloo], Dutch painter (Africa, Antilles)
  • Jul 3 Francois Reichenbach, French director (La douceur du Village)
  • Jul 3 Tom Hudson, artist/teacher
  • Jul 7 Pierre Cardin, fashion designer (Unisex), born in Paris, France
  • Jul 9 Rey Hassan, Morroco, King of Morocco (1961- )
  • Jul 12 Clark MacGregor, politician (involved in Watergate)
  • Jul 12 James E[dwin] Gunn, US, sci-fi author (Station in Space, Immortal)
  • Jul 12 Mark O Hatfield, (Sen-R Oregon, 1967- )
  • Jul 13 Anker Jørgensen, Danish politician, Prime Minister of Denmark (1972-3, 75-82), born in Copenhagen (d. 2016)
  • Jul 14 Robin Olds, American World War II and Vietnam War ace fighter pilot (d. 2007)
  • Jul 14 Elfriede Rinkel, Nazi concentration camp guard
  • Jul 15 Jef Houthuys, chairman Belgian labor union (ACV 1968-87)
  • Jul 15 Jeffrey Benson, CEO (600 group)
  • Jul 15 Jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia, journalist/dissident
  • Jul 17 Donald Alfred Davie, poet/critic
  • Jul 18 Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher (d. 1996)
  • Jul 19 George McGovern, (Sen-D-SD)/presidential candidate (D-1972), (d. 2012)
  • Jul 19 Rachel Robinson, social activist/humanitarian/Mrs Jackie Robinson
  • Jul 19 Harold Camping, American evangelist, founder of Family Radio
  • Jul 20 Alan Stephenson Boyd, American politician
  • Jul 21 Kay Starr [Katherine Starks], American singer (Wheel of Fortune), born in Dougherty Oklahoma (d. 2016)
  • Jul 23 Moses Rosen, chief Rabbi of Romania
  • Jul 24 Charles Mathias Jr, (Sen-R-MD, 1969-86)
  • Jul 24 Madeleine Ferron, French Canadian writer
  • Jul 26 Blake Edwards, OK, writer/director (10, SOB, Breakfast at Tiffany's)
  • Jul 26 Frank Price, CEO (British Waterways Board)
  • Jul 28 Jacques Piccard, Switzerland, undersea explorer (bathyscaph Trieste)
  • Jul 30 Henry W. Bloch, American co-founder of H&R Block
  • Jul 31 Lucy Killea, (assemblywoman-California)
  • Aug 1 Frank Hauser, British theatrical director (Oxford Playhouse), born in Cardiff (d. 2007)
  • Aug 2 Lord Murray of Epping Forest [Lionel], Hadley, Telford, British labour politician and union leader (General Secretary TUC)
  • Aug 2 Paul Laxalt, (Sen-R-NV, 1974- )
  • Aug 3 Robert Sumner, American evangelist and author
  • Aug 5 L. Tom Perry, LDS apostle
  • Aug 6 Freddie Laker, CEO (Laker airlines)
  • Aug 8 Michael Parkin, journalist
  • Aug 8 Rudi Gernreich, designer (1st women's topless swimsuit, miniskirt)
  • Aug 8 Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian
  • Aug 9 Philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill)
  • Aug 12 Andre Kloos, Dutch trade union leader (NVV/VARA)
  • Aug 12 Lord Colinbrook, British government minister
  • Aug 16 Louis Lomax, African-American author and journalist, born in Valdosta, Georgia (d. 1970)
  • Aug 17 Paul Wiens, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1982)
  • Aug 18 Alain Robbe-Grillet, France, novelist (Voyeur)
  • Aug 18 Eric William Hunter Christie, barrister
  • Aug 19 Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist
  • Aug 20 Akutsu Tetsuzo, Japan, Japanese surgeon who built the first artificial heart
  • Aug 23 Brian Young, Chairman (Christian Aid)
  • Aug 23 Jack Boddy, British trade union leader
  • Aug 24 René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (d. 1987)