Birthdays in History in 1923 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 301 of 301

  • Aug 5 Devan Nair, President of Singapore
  • Aug 6 William B Williams, DJ (WNEW, Sammy & Company), born in Babylon, New York
  • Aug 6 Jess Collins, American artist (d. 2004)
  • Aug 9 Gerrit Kouwenaar, Dutch literary
  • Aug 10 Gillian Brown, diplomat
  • Aug 11 Stan Chambers, American television reporter
  • Aug 16 Joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd
  • Aug 16 Millôr Fernandes, Brazilian playwright
  • Aug 17 Larry Rivers, [Grossberg], American painter (Wash crossing Delaware-1953), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 17 Chaleo Yoovidhya, Phichit, Thailand, co-creator of Red Bull, (d. 2012)
  • Aug 22 Gerald Long, journalist and CEO (Reuters), born in York (d. 1998)
  • Aug 23 Edgar F. Codd, English computer scientist (d. 2003)
  • Aug 24 Arthur Jensen, American psychologist, born in San Diego, California (d. 2012)
  • Aug 29 Reinier Braams, Dutch biophysicist/MP (VVD)
  • Aug 30 Barbara Mary Ansell, UK founder of paediatric rheumatology (d. 2001)
  • Aug 30 Charmian Clift, Australian writer and essayist (d. 1969)
  • Sep 1 Theo Joekes, Dutch journalist, writer, and politician (VVD)
  • Sep 2 Rene Thom, French mathematician (d. 2002)
  • Sep 3 Mort Walker, cartoonist (Beetle Bailey, Hi & Lois)
  • Sep 5 Arthur C. Nielsen, American businessman and market researcher (TV's Nielsen's Ratings), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1980)
  • Sep 6 Peter II Karadjordjevic, last King of Yugoslavia (1934-45), born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 1970)
  • Sep 9 Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, American virologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Sep 13 Reninca, [Renée Lauwers], Flemish author (Seed in the Wind)
  • Sep 13 Edouard Boubat, French photographer (d. 1999)

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Sep 16 Lee Kuan Yew, Founding father of modern Singapore and 1st Prime Minister of Singapore (1959-90), born in Singapore

Founder of Modern Singapore Lee Kuan Yew
Founder of Modern Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew
  • Sep 17 John Rigby Hale, British linguist and historian, born in Ashford, Kent (d. 1999)
  • Sep 18 J T Mellema, Boer politician (CHU)
  • Sep 18 Peter Smithson, English architect (d. 2003)
  • Sep 18 Queen Anne of Romania [Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma], born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • Sep 20 Geraldine Clinton Little, Irish-born poet (d. 1997)
  • Sep 21 Harry JN Vane 11th Lord Barnard, English large landowner
  • Sep 22 Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and writer
  • Sep 23 Samuel V. Wilson, American ex-director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and former Army lieutenant general, born in Rice, Virginia (d. 2017)
  • Sep 24 Ladislav Fuks, Czech writer, born in Prague (d. 1994)
  • Sep 24 Mervyn Brown, diplomat
  • Sep 28 Duke of Buccleuch, British large landowner/art collector
  • Sep 28 Fred Robbins, Balt Md, DJ (Coke Time with Eddie Fisher, Robbins Nest)
  • Sep 29 Ellen Malcolm, painter
  • Sep 29 O A "Bum" Phillips, football coach (Houston Oilers/New Orlean Saints)
  • Oct 2 Jack Dellal, English immovables-goedbezitter/multi-millionaire, (d. 2012)
  • Oct 3 Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician (d. 2004)
  • Oct 5 Philip Berrigan, militant priest (Chicago 7)
  • Oct 5 Stig H Dagerman, Swedish writer (Burned Child)
  • Oct 6 Yaşar Kemal, Turkish writer (Memed, My Hawk), born in Hemite, Osmaniye, Ottoman Empire (d. 2015)
  • Oct 7 Irma Grese, Supervisor at Nazi concentration camps
  • Oct 7 Jean-Paul Riopelle, Québécois member of Les Automatistes (d. 2002)
  • Oct 12 Jean Nidetch, businesswoman and founder of Weight Watchers, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 15 Italo Calvino, Cuban author (Winter's Night a Traveler), born in Santiago de Las Vegas, Cuba (d. 1985)
  • Oct 18 Suzanne Perlman, Hungarian/Dutch Antilian painter
  • Oct 20 Joe Minogue, journalist
  • Oct 24 Denise Levertov, American poet/essayist (Joy Beneath the Skin)

  • Oct 25 Bobby Thomson, HR hitter (Giants win the pennant)
  • Oct 27 Roy Lichtenstein, Pop art painter (painted comic book panels), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 29 Carl Djerassi, Austrian-born American chemist, father of the contraceptive pill, born in Vienna

Chemist Carl Djerassi
Chemist
Carl Djerassi
  • Oct 31 Hicks B Waldron, Amsterdam NY, CEO (Avon)
  • Nov 1 Edward A de Jongh, Antillian author (The Arch)
  • Nov 1 Gordon R[upert] Dickson, Canadian sci-fi author (Genetic General)
  • Nov 3 Tomás Cardinal Ó Fiaich, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1990)
  • Nov 4 Alfred Heineken, beer brewer (Heineken)
  • Nov 5 Ian Arthur Hoyle Munro, medical journalist
  • Nov 7 Matthew Coady, journalist
  • Nov 8 Dmitri T Jazov, Russian minister of defense (1991 coup)

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Nov 8 Jack Kilby, American electrical engineer and Nobel laureate (handheld calculator, integrated circuit), born in Jefferson City, Missouri (d. 2005)

Engineer Jack Kilby
Engineer
Jack Kilby
  • Nov 13 Arthur Hiller, Canadian director (Love Story), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2016)
  • Nov 17 Robert Francis Vere Heuston, British professor of law
  • Nov 18 Alan B Shepard Jr, East Derry NH, Rear Adm USN/astro (Merc 3, Ap 14)
  • Nov 18 Ted Stevens, American politician
  • Nov 20 Beryl Sprinkel, Missouri, economist (Council of Economic Advisers)
  • Nov 20 Nadine Gordimer, South African author (July's people, Nobel 1991), born in Springs, Transvaal, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 23 Angelo John Novarese, record company founder
  • Nov 23 Guy Molinari, (Rep-R-NY, 1981- )
  • Nov 23 Daniel Brewster, American democrat (d. 2007)
  • Nov 25 Mauno Koivisto, President of Finland (1982-94), born in Turku (d. 2017)
  • Nov 27 Robert A Young, (Rep-D-MO, 1977-86)
  • Nov 28 Helen Delich Bentley, American politician (Rep-R-MD, 1985-95 ), born in Ruth, Nevada (d. 2016)
  • Nov 28 Phyllis Jenkins, literary & theatrical agent community activist
  • Nov 28 Ted Stevens, (Sen-R-AK, 1968- )
  • Dec 1 Stansfield Turner, CIA director
  • Dec 1 Morris, Belgian cartoonist (Lucky Luke) (d. 2001)
  • Dec 2 Meshulam Riklis, husband of Pia Zadora
  • Dec 4 Charles Keating, district attorney (Los Angeles California)
  • Dec 5 Vladimir Tendryakov, Russian writer (Three, Seven, Ace), born in Makarovskaya, Vologda Oblast (d. 1984)
  • Dec 8 Rudolph Pariser, Chinese-born American chemist
  • Dec 10 Jorge Semprun, French writer (2nd mort de R Mercader, Z)
  • Dec 12 Bob Barker, American TV game show host (The Price is Right, Truth or Consequences), born in Darrington, Washington
  • Dec 13 Fred van der Spek, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PSP)
  • Dec 13 Antoni Tapies, painter, sculptor, and theorist (Dau al Set), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2012)
  • Dec 14 Gerard K "Simon" van het Reve, Dutch writer (Evenings, Dear Guys)
  • Dec 14 Leonardus S van Egeraat, Dutch travel expert
  • Dec 15 Freeman Dyson, English-born American physicist
  • Dec 15 Uziel Gal, Israeli firearm designer (d. 2002)
  • Dec 15 Valentin Varennikov, Russian general and statesman
  • Dec 16 Tip [Silvio A] Marugg, Antillian writer (Weekend pilgrimage)
  • Dec 17 Jaroslav Pelikan, American historian (d. 2006)
  • Dec 18 Lotti [Charlotte] van der Gaag, Dutch sculptor/painter
  • Dec 19 Luigi Innocenti, designer
  • Dec 21 Intizar Hussain, Urdu writer and columnist, born in Dibai, Bulandshahr (d. 2016) (approx. date)
  • Dec 23 Lucas M Mangope, 1st president of Bophuthatswana (1977-94)
  • Dec 24 Wilton S Mkwayi, South African ANC leader
  • Dec 24 George Patton IV, American general (d. 2004)
  • Dec 30 Sara A Lidman, Swedish author (Jag Och Min Son, Samtal in Hanoi)