Famous People Born in July 1888

  • Jul 2 Selman Waksman, Russ/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)
  • Jul 4 Henry Armetta, Italian-American actor (The Black Cat, Bell for Adano, Big Store), born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy (d. 1945)
  • Jul 6 Annette Kellerman, Australian swimmer (Million Dollar Mermaid), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jul 10 Giorgio De Chirico, Greece, Metaphysical painter (Soothsayer)
  • Jul 10 Graham McNamee, early sportscaster (1st Rose Bowl), born in Washington D. C. (d. 1942)
  • Jul 10 Toyohiko Kagawa, Christian social reformer, born in Kobe, Japan
  • Jul 11 Carl Schmitt, German nazi-lawyer (Verfassungslehre)
  • Jul 11 Lyman Bryson, Valentine Nebr, educator (UN Casebook)
  • Jul 12 Tojohiko Kagawa, Japan, Christian-social reformer (Grain of Wheat)
  • Jul 13 Jean Murat, French actor (Eternal Rain, Carnival Flanders), born in Périgueux, Dordogne, France (d. 1968)
  • Jul 16 Frits Zernike, invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953)
  • Jul 16 Percy Kilbride, American actor (Egg & I, Ma & Pa Kettle), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1964)
  • Jul 17 Shmuel Agnon, Israel, novelist (Day Before Yesterday-Nobel 1966)
  • Jul 18 Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian/Dutch painter
  • Jul 18 Sydney Horler, English detective writer
  • Jul 19 Eugene Jungers, Belgian governor of Rwanda Urundi
  • Jul 22 Kirk Bryan, American geologist (d. 1950)
  • Jul 23 Raymond Chandler, Chic, mystery writer (Farewell My Lovely)
  • Jul 23 Gluyas Williams, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 23 Milan Stoyadinovich, Serbia, fascist Yugoslavia PM (1935-39)
  • Jul 24 Arthur Richardson, Australian cricket batsman (20's)
  • Jul 26 Marcel Jouhandeau, French writer, born in Guéret, France (d. 1979)
  • Jul 28 Sidney Pegler, South African cricket leg spinner (16 Tests), (d. 1972)
  • Jul 29 Niles Welch, American actor (Cornered), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1976)

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Jul 29 Vladimir K. Zworykin, Russian-American inventor (development of television, cathode ray tube), born in Murom, Russian Empire (d. 1982)

  • Jul 30 Raden Sutomo, Indonesian freedom fighter