Famous People Born in February 1870

  • Feb 3 Ada Negri, Italian poet and author (Il Libro di Mara), born in Lodi, Italy (d. 1945)
  • Feb 3 Franklin Dyall, British actor (Easy Virtue, Atlantic), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1950)

James BraidJames Braid (1870-1950)

Feb 6 Scottish golfer, course designer (British Open 1901, 05-06, 08, 10), born in Earlsferry, Fife

Alfred AdlerAlfred Adler (1870-1937)

Feb 7 Austrian psychiatrist (Inferiority Complex), born in Penzing, Austria

  • Feb 10 Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor and painter, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1960)
  • Feb 12 Joe Howard, American vaudeville, Broadway, and television singer (Gay Nineties Revue), and songwriter ("Hello Ma Baby"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1961) [1]
  • Feb 12 Marie Lloyd, English music-hall performer (d. 1922)
  • Feb 13 Leopold Godowsky, Polish-American pianist, composer (Java Suite; Triakontameron; 53 Studies on Chopin's Études), and pedagogue, born in Žasliai, Russian Empire (now Lithuania), (d. 1938)
  • Feb 14 Bob Quinn, American MLB executive (owner Boston Red Sox 1923–33; part owner Boston Braves 1936–45; President National Baseball Hall of Fame 1948–51), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1954)
  • Feb 17 Louis de Raet, Belgian economist and founder of the Flemish People's Party, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1914)
  • Feb 18 William Laurel Harris, American mural painter, writer (d. 1924)
  • Feb 20 Pieter Cornelis Boutens, Dutch poet, classicist, and mystic (Voices, Carmina), born in Middelburg, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • Feb 27 Louis Coerne, American composer (Zenobia; Excaliber), and music educator (The Evolution of Modern Orchestration), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1922)