Famous People Born in July 1889

  • Jul 2 Cor Hermus, Dutch actor, director and writer (Bleeke Bet, William of Orange, Jantes, A Mother), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1953)

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau (1889-1963)

Jul 5 French poet, filmmaker and painter (Les Enfants Terribles), born in Maisons-Laffitte, France

  • Jul 8 Eugene Pallette, American actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Mark of Zorro), born in Winfield, Kansas (d. 1954)
  • Jul 9 Léo Dandurand, American-Canadian hockey executive, born in Bourbonnais, Illinois (d. 1964)
  • Jul 10 Robert [Harriot] Barrat, American actor (Bad Lands, Go West, Distant Drums), born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • Jul 11 Alfred E Green, Perris CA, director (Copacabana, Jolson Story)
  • Jul 12 Marty Friedman, American Basketball Hall of Fame guard and coach (tied World C'ship series, New York Whirlwinds 1921), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • Jul 13 Louise of Mountbatten, Queen of Sweden (d. 1965)
  • Jul 13 Stan Coveleski, American Baseball HOF pitcher (World Series 1920; AL ERA leader 1923, 25; AL strikeout leader 1920; Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators), born in Shamokin, Pennsylvania (d. 1984)

Ante PavelićAnte Pavelić (1889-1959)

Jul 14 Croatian leader of Nazi Germany puppet Independent State of Croatia, born in Bradina, Austria-Hungary

  • Jul 15 Marjorie Rambeau, American stage, silent and sound screen actress (Primrose Path; Torch Song), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1970)
  • Jul 16 Larry Semon, American silent film actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (The Wizard of Oz (1925)), born in West Point, Mississippi (d. 1928)

Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner (1889-1970)

Jul 17 American detective writer (Perry Mason), born in Malden, Massachusetts

  • Jul 17 Joe Dawson, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1912), born in Odon, Indiana (d. 1946)
  • Jul 20 John Charles Reith, 1st Baron Reith, British broadcasting executive and 1st director-general of BBC (1927-38), born in Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland (d. 1971)
  • Jul 22 Frederick Preston Search, American cellist, composer and conductor (Bridge Builders), born in Pueblo, Colorado (d. 1959)
  • Jul 22 James Whale, English film director (Frankenstein, Show Boat), born in Dudley, England (d. 1957)
  • Jul 29 Karl Otten, German Expressionist writer, born in Oberkrüchten (d. 1963)
  • Jul 29 Lajos Asztalos, Hungarian chess player (International Chess Master 1950), born in Pécs, Hungary (d. 1956)
  • Jul 31 Donald Foster, American actor (Hazel, Lord Love A Duck), born in Oil City, Pennsylvania (d. 1969)