Birthdays in History in July 1923

  • Jul 2 Wislawa Szymborska, Prowent, Poland, poet referred to as the 'Mozart of Poetry' (Nobel 1996), (d. 2012)
  • Jul 3 Baroness Ryder, of Warsaw & Cavendish, worked for sick & disabled
  • Jul 3 Emmanuel Bankole Timothy, journalist
  • Jul 3 William Mills, painter
  • Jul 4 Rudolf Friedrich, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • Jul 6 Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general/pres (1989-90), born in Karow, (d. 2014)
  • Jul 7 Richard Lumley, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Jul 10 Earl Hamner Jr, creator and narrator of TV show "The Waltons", born in Schuyler, Virginia (d. 2016)
  • Jul 10 Jean Kerr, novelist (Please Don't Eat the Daisies), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 10 G. A. Kulkarni, Indian (Marathi) writer (d. 1987)
  • Jul 10 John Bradley, United States Navy corpsman, one of six who raised flag on top of Mt. Suribachi(see Iwo Jima) (d. 1994)
  • Jul 14 Frances Lear, Larchmont NY, Woman's magazine publisher (Lears)
  • Jul 16 Reginald Prentice, British government minister
  • Jul 16 Chris Argyris, American educator
  • Jul 17 John Cooper, English race car designer (d. 2000)
  • Jul 18 Jerome H. Lemelson, American inventor (d. 1997)
  • Jul 19 William A. Rusher, American columnist
  • Jul 20 StanisÅ‚aw Albinowski, Polish economist and journalist (d. 2005)
  • Jul 22 Robert J Dole, (Sen-R Kansas, 1969-95)/presidential candidate (R-1996)
  • Jul 22 Bob Dole, American politician
  • Jul 23 Cyril M. Kornbluth, American writer (d. 1958)
  • Jul 25 Maria Gripe, Swedish writer (d. 2007)
  • Jul 26 Peter Carey, permanent secretary (DTI)
  • Jul 26 Jan Berenstain, American author, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 27 Masutatsu Oyama, Japanese Kyokushin founder (d. 1994)
  • Jul 28 Kent L Lee, US vice-admiral (WW II-Marianas/Palau)
  • Jul 28 Mary Jane Odell, Iowa, secretary of state
  • Jul 28 Michio Watanabe, politician
  • Jul 30 Dipa Nusantara Aidit, Indonesian communist/leader of PKI (1951-65)
  • Jul 30 John Richard Brinsley Norton, landowner
  • Jul 31 Ahmet Ertegun, CEO (Atlantic Records)