Journalist in History (Part 2)

Literature: Author - Dramatist - Essayist - Jurist - Newspaper - Novelist - Playwright - Poetess - Poetry - Radio - Scholar - Writer

Related Topics: Newspaper

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 586

  • 1890-01-09 Kurt Tucholsky, German journalist/writer (Panther Tiger & Co)
  • 1890-09-24 Alan Herbert, England, journalist/writer (Punch, Helen)
  • 1890-11-16 George Seldes, journalist
  • 1892-03-13 Janet Flanner, journalist (New Yorker)
  • 1893-02-20 Russel Crouse, journalist/novelist/playwright (Life with Father)
  • 1894-05-20 Adela Rogers St John, journalist/author (Foreign Correspondent)
  • 1894-09-02 Joseph Roth, Austria, journalist/writer (Hotel Savoy)
  • 1894-11-14 Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist
  • 1895-11-16 Eduard Bagritsky, [Dzhubin], Russ poet/journalist (South-West)
  • 1895-12-02 Klaas Voskuil, journalist
  • 1897-06-11 Bruno Frei [Benedikt Freistadt], Austrian Marxist journalist, born in Bratislava (d. 1988)
  • 1897-06-22 Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (d. 1973)
  • 1897-06-29 Fulgence Charpentier, French-Canadian journalist (d. 2001)
  • 1897-09-29 Herbert Agar, American journalist and historian (d. 1980)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1897-11-08 Dorothy Day, American journalist, social activist and devout Catholic convert, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)

Journalist, Socialist and Catholic Convert Dorothy Day
Journalist, Socialist and Catholic Convert
Dorothy Day
  • 1898-01-29 Karl Bjarnhof, Danish blind journalist/writer (History of Sascha)
  • 1898-02-10 Joseph Kessel, French journalist/writer (Army of the Shadows)
  • 1898-04-18 Lord Leatherland, British journalist/Labour peer
  • 1898-06-15 Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist
  • 1898-07-09 Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer/journalist (Mary, Revolt in Congo)
  • 1898-12-06 Alfred Eisenstaedt, photo journalist
  • 1899-08-02 George Malcolm Thomson, journalist

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1899-10-19 Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan novelist (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67), journalist and poet, born in Guatemala City (d. 1974)

Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist Miguel Ángel Asturias
Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist
Miguel Ángel Asturias
  • 1900-07-19 Marc Turfkruijer, Flemish movie journalist/writer
  • 1900-11-22 Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and novelist (d. 1980)
  • 1900-12-21 Vsevolod Vishnevsky, Russian playwright and journalist, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1951)
  • 1901-01-04 C. L. R. James, writer and journalist (d. 1989)
  • 1901-06-13 Lode Zielens, Flemish author/journalist (Obscure Blood)
  • 1901-08-23 Cecil Rolph Hewitt, journalist/policeman
  • 1901-10-14 Willem A Wagenaar, journalist/writer (Shanghai)
  • 1902-03-21 William Downie Forrest, journalist
  • 1902-04-15 Fernando Pessa, Portuguese journalist (d. 2002)
  • 1902-05-06 Harry Golden, American journalist (d. 1981)
  • 1903-06-18 Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Le diable ouch corps)
  • 1904-01-25 Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)
  • 1904-01-31 E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw)
  • 1904-10-18 A. J. Liebling, American journalist (d. 1963)
  • 1905-02-07 Paul Nizan, French journalist/writer (L'Humanité, La Conspiration)
  • 1905-02-16 José Muñoz Molleda, a Spanish composer, journalist, jurist and politician
  • 1905-07-19 Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist: Red star over China
  • 1905-08-31 Sal Tas, Dutch journalist & CIA agent (Het Parool) [or 1897]
  • 1906-01-21 John Putz, British journalist (Guardian) (d. 1995)
  • 1906-03-03 Krishnarao Shiva Shelvankar, journalist/diplomat
  • 1906-08-03 Leonard Huizinga, Dutch journalist/writer (Adriaan & Olivier)
  • 1907-06-02 Dorothy West, US journalist/author (Living is Easy)
  • 1907-06-04 Patience Strong, English poet and journalist (d. 1990)
  • 1907-10-15 Varian Fry, American journalist (d. 1967)
  • 1907-12-24 I[sidore] F[einstein] Stone, US journalist (IF Stone's Weekly)
  • 1907-12-27 Sebastian Haffner, German journalist and writer (d. 1999)
  • 1908-02-12 Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (d. 1982)
  • 1908-02-13 Pauline Frederick, journalist/correspondent (UN, NBC TV)
  • 1908-03-04 Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [NS=Mar 17]
  • 1908-03-17 Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [OS=Mar 4]
  • 1908-06-17 Jacob "Jimmy" Herman Huizinga, journalist/Writer
  • 1908-08-04 Leslie Wilkinson, journalist
  • 1908-10-12 Ann Lane Petry, US journalist/author (Street)
  • 1908-11-14 Harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)
  • 1908-12-07 Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist
  • 1909-04-17 Humphrey Sims Moore, pacifist/journalist
  • 1909-04-22 Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (d. 2001)
  • 1909-04-29 Daniel Raphael Mayer, journalist and resistance leader
  • 1909-05-28 John Schepens, [Jean Baudoux], Flemish journalist/writer (Polyfoto)
  • 1909-10-28 Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist
  • 1909-11-03 James "Scotty" Barrett Reston, Clydebank Scotld, journalist (NY Times)
  • 1909-12-21 Seicho Matsumoto, Japanese mystery writer and journalist (d. 1992)
  • 1910-04-26 Johan Doorn, Dutch journalist/resistance fighter (Orange Newspaper)
  • 1910-05-06 Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist
  • 1910-07-11 John Francis Boyd, journalist
  • 1910-07-29 Henry Brian Boyne, journalist
  • 1910-08-01 Gerda Taro (Gerta Pohorylle), Stuttgart Germany, photojournalist
  • 1911-02-08 Henri Knap, Dutch resistance fighter/journalist/writer
  • 1911-05-18 Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell, British newspaper proprietor and journalist (d. 2001)
  • 1911-05-27 Torolf Elster, Norwegian journalist/writer (Frihet och demokrati)
  • 1911-08-11 Prem Bhatia, journalist
  • 1911-08-14 Ethel Lois Payne, American civil rights journalist and "1st Lady of the Black Press", born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1911-08-23 Albert Alberts, writer/journalist (French battle)
  • 1911-11-07 Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist
  • 1911-12-18 Helen Vlachos, journalist
  • 1912-01-03 Renaude Lapointe, Canadian journalist and senator (d. 2002)
  • 1912-01-29 Jacob "Jaap" Balk, journalist (AH, Onder de Keizerskroon)
  • 1912-04-21 Eve Arnold, photojournalist (Marilyn Monroe) (d. 2012), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1912-05-10 Harold Myers, film journalist
  • 1912-07-20 George Johnston, Australian journalist and novelist (d. 1970)
  • 1912-11-21 Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist
  • 1912-12-25 Herman W Filarski, Dutch bridge journalist
  • 1913-01-25 Luis Marden, American photojournalist (d. 2003)
  • 1913-01-29 Peter von Zahn, German journalist and writer (d. 2001)
  • 1913-03-09 Ger[ar]da Brautigam, journalist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (PvdA)
  • 1913-05-25 Richard Dimbleby, British journalist and broadcaster (d. 1965)
  • 1913-06-01 Bill Deedes, British journalist (d. 2007)
  • 1913-10-07 Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist (Het Parool, Kinks)

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1913-10-22 Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)

Photojournalist Robert Capa
Photojournalist
Robert Capa
  • 1913-11-15 Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (d. 2005)
  • 1913-12-25 Henri Nannen, journalist
  • 1913-12-26 Frank Swift, English footballer and journalist (d. 1958)
  • 1914-02-21 Hermanus P "Piet" Mulder, Dutch journalist (Parool/VARA)
  • 1914-03-29 Chapman Pincher, British journalist/author (about secret service)
  • 1914-04-05 Frederick Angus Armstrong, journalist
  • 1914-05-04 Emmanuel Robles, Algerian-Fren journalist/playwright (Lesson Hauteurs)
  • 1914-06-04 Willy-August Linnemann, Danish writer/journalist

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 443

  • 1970-03-29 Anna Louise Strong, American communist journalist (b. 1885)
  • 1970-04-11 John H O'Hara, US journalist (Pal Joey, Rage to Live), dies at 65
  • 1970-06-01 Giuseppe Ungaretti, Italian poet (Hermeticism) and journalist, dies at 82
  • 1970-07-22 George Johnston, Australian journalist and novelist (b. 1912)
  • 1970-07-30 Louis Lomax, African-American author and journalist, dies in a car accident 47
  • 1971-03-19 Jan Greshoff, Dutch poet/author/journalist (Last Things), dies at 82
  • 1972-02-15 Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist (Battle for Asia), dies at 66
  • 1972-08-26 Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist, dies at 63
  • 1973-01-26 Meijer Sluyser, Dutch journalist/commentator (VARA), dies at about 71
  • 1973-10-14 Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (b. 1897)

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1974-06-09 Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan novelist (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67), journalist and poet, dies at 74

Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist Miguel Ángel Asturias
Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist
Miguel Ángel Asturias

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1974-12-14 Walter Lippmann, American journalist (Public Opinion), dies at 85

Writer and Political Commentator Walter Lippmann
Writer and Political Commentator
Walter Lippmann
  • 1975-01-22 Klaas Voskuil, Dutch journalist, dies at 79
  • 1975-11-15 Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist, dies at 77
  • 1976-06-13 Don Bolles, US journalist (against Arizona), dies
  • 1976-07-19 Sal Tas, Dutch journalist, dies at 70
  • 1976-08-12 Thomas Edward Driberg, 1st baron Bradwell, journalist, dies
  • 1977-11-11 Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist & political activist (b. 1950)
  • 1978-05-11 John Clinge Doorenbos, Dutch journalist/poet, dies at 93
  • 1979-05-14 Paul van 't Veeer, Dutch journalist/writer (Vrije Volk), dies at 57
  • 1979-07-23 Joseph Kessel, French journalist and novelist (b. 1898)
  • 1980-02-09 Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and novelist (b. 1900)
  • 1980-04-30 Luis Muñoz Marín, Puerto Rican poet, journalist, and politician (b. 1898)
  • 1980-05-18 Reid Blackburn, a photojournalist for National Geographic was also a victim of Mount St. Helens eruption (b. 1952)
  • 1980-06-09 Leonard Huizinga, journalist/writer (Olivier & Adrian), dies at 73
  • 1980-11-24 Herbert Agar, American journalist and historian (b. 1897)

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1980-11-29 Dorothy Day, American journalist, social activist and devout Catholic convert, dies of a heart attack at 83

Journalist, Socialist and Catholic Convert Dorothy Day
Journalist, Socialist and Catholic Convert
Dorothy Day
  • 1981-04-23 Josep Pla, Catalan journalist and writer (b. 1897)
  • 1981-10-02 Harry Golden, American journalist (b. 1902)
  • 1982-04-03 Herman W Filarski, Dutch bridge journalist, dies at 69
  • 1982-04-30 Lester Bangs, American music journalist, author, and musician (b. 1949)
  • 1982-10-10 Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (b. 1908)
  • 1982-11-05 Gerda Brautigam, journalist/Dutch MP (PvdA), dies
  • 1982-12-08 Frank Wijngaarde, Suriname journalist, murdered
  • 1982-12-08 Jozef Slagveer, Suriname journalist, murdered
  • 1982-12-08 Leslie Rahman, Suriname journalist, murdered
  • 1983-10-12 Jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia journalist/dissident, dies at 61
  • 1984-03-13 Dick Whitington, journalist/cricketer (South Aust & AIF bat), dies
  • 1985-01-26 James Cameron, journalist, dies
  • 1986-03-04 Henri Knap, Dutch journalist/writer, dies at 75
  • 1986-04-20 Sibte Hassan, Pakistani activist, journalist and writer (b. 1916)
  • 1986-05-15 Theodore H White, US journalist (Making of Pres, Pulitzer), dies at 71
  • 1986-06-12 Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist, dies at 76
  • 1986-10-19 Dele Giwa, Nigerian journalist
  • 1986-12-30 Era Bell Thompson, American journalist (b. 1905)
  • 1987-01-13 E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies
  • 1987-03-19 Tony Stratton-Smith, journalist/record co CEO (Charisma), dies at 53
  • 1987-10-09 Clare A Booth Luce, US diplomat/journalist, dies at 84
  • 1987-11-30 Simon Carmiggelt, journalist/literary (Kronkel), dies at 74
  • 1988-05-21 Bruno Frei [Benedikt Freistadt], Austrian Marxist journalist, dies at 91
  • 1988-06-23 Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool), dies at 73
  • 1988-08-10 Adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94
  • 1989-02-19 Jaap van de Merwe, Dutch journalist/cabareter (Hadjememaar), dies
  • 1989-04-11 Henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist, dies at 68
  • 1989-05-19 CLR James, West Indian writer and journalist (b. 1901)
  • 1989-06-07 Percy Stuart, Suriname/Dutch sports journalist, dies
  • 1989-06-18 I. F. Stone, American journalist (b. 1907)
  • 1989-06-21 Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist/TV host, dies at 70
  • 1989-08-30 Seymour Krim, American journalist, essayist, and literary critic (b. 1922)
  • 1989-10-09 Penny Lernoux, American journalist and author (b. 1940)
  • 1989-12-19 Dorothea "Stella" Gibbons, English journalist and author (Cold Comfort Farm), dies at 87
  • 1990-03-03 Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Parool), dies at 86
  • 1990-03-15 Farzad Bazoft, Iranian-born journalist (hanged) (b. 1958)
  • 1990-05-09 Pauline Frederick, pioneering American journalist and author, dies at 84
  • 1990-07-12 João Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager (b. 1917)
  • 1990-08-20 Marc Turfkruijer, Flemish movie journalist/writer, dies
  • 1990-09-04 Henry Faas, [Wandelganger], Dutch journalist (Volkskrant), dies
  • 1990-09-30 Alice Parizeau, Quebec writer and journalist (b. 1930)
  • 1990-11-14 K L Poll, journalist/author, dies
  • 1991-02-07 John Steinbeck IV, American author and journalist
  • 1991-03-02 Clark Mollenhoff, US journalist (Pulitzer Prize), dies
  • 1991-05-28 Ethel Lois Payne, American journalist (Chic Defender), dies at 79
  • 1991-10-03 Max Cantor, journalist, dies
  • 1991-10-24 Leon Clements, journalist (Interlijnen), dies at 43
  • 1992-02-13 Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist/writer (Restless Travel), dies at 61
  • 1992-02-14 Jacob "Bob" de Uyl, journalist/author (Restless Travel), dies at 61
  • 1992-02-16 George Mann MacBeth, Scottish journalist/poet (A War Quartet), dies
  • 1992-03-11 Manuel De Dios Unanue, US anti-drug journalist, murdered at 48
  • 1992-03-26 Barbara Frum, Canadian journalist (b. 1937)
  • 1992-07-15 Chingiz Mustafayev, Azerbaijan's most noted journalist (b. 1960)
  • 1992-07-18 Viktor Louis, Russian journalist, dies
  • 1992-08-02 Julio C Fernandez, Cuban/US journalist (founder Alma Mater), dies
  • 1992-10-11 Willem RJ Wittkampf, journalist/writer (Liner, Cannon), dies
  • 1992-12-02 Loek Elfferich, Dutch journalist/historian (Treason in Rotterdam), die
  • 1992-12-25 Monica Dickens, English/US journalist/author, dies at 77
  • 1993-01-05 George L George, Russian/US journalist/director/producer, dies at 85
  • 1993-01-24 Ugur Mumcu, Turkish journalist (Cumhuriyet Murder), dies
  • 1993-01-29 Hank Werba, [Herman Werblowski], US journalist (Variety), dies at 79
  • 1993-02-07 W Sybout A Colenbrander, Dutch historian/journalist, dies at 82
  • 1993-02-09 David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service), dies at 54
  • 1993-03-19 Barend P Tammeling, journalist (Trouw, Peek on the North), dies at 58
  • 1993-04-09 Wouter Perquin, journalist/Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 74
  • 1993-07-05 Harrison E Salisbury, US journalist (NY Times), dies at 84
  • 1993-07-12 Dan Eldon, British photojournalist (b. 1970)
  • 1993-10-18 Smail Yefsah, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 31
  • 1993-10-22 Fred C Shapiro, US journalist (Tiananmen-square 1989), dies at 62
  • 1993-10-31 Adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/art dealer, commits suicide at 52
  • 1993-11-04 Cornelis T "Cor" van de Molen, Dutch journalist (Beehive), dies at 62
  • 1993-11-13 Jose Toirkens, journalist (Slogan, NRC), dies at 48
  • 1993-12-16 Richard AFM Auwerda, Dutch journalist/writer (Volkskrant), dies at 68