Famous People Born in February 1890

  • Feb 2 Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, French general (WWII, Indo-China), born in Mouilleron-en-Pareds, France (d. 1952)
  • Feb 3 Charles Correll, American radio comedian (Amos 'n' Andy), born in Preoria, Illinois (d. 1972)
  • Feb 3 Larry MacPhail, American Baseball Hall of Fame executive (Cincinnati Reds, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees), born in Cass City, Michigan (d. 1975)
  • Feb 8 Claro Mayo Recto, Filipino politician, nationalist (opponent of US colonialism) and poet, born in Tiaong, Philippines (d. 1960)
  • Feb 9 Jacobus Oud, Dutch architect (De Stijl movement), born in Purmerend, Netherlands (d. 1963)

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak (1890-1960)

Feb 10 Russian novelist and poet (Doctor Zhivago, Nobel 1958), born in Moscow, Russia

  • Feb 10 Cor Ruys, Dutch actor (Princess Stage, The Cross-Patch), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1952)
  • Feb 10 Fanny Kaplan, failed assassin of Vladimir Lenin (d. 1918)
  • Feb 11 David Drummond, Australian politician (d. 1965)
  • Feb 11 Jan de Vries, Dutch scholar of Germanic linguistics and Germanic mythology, born in Amsterdam (d. 1964)
  • Feb 14 Nina Hamnett, Welsh artist & writer, born in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales (d. 1956)
  • Feb 15 Robert Ley, German Nazi politician, born in Niederbreidenbach, Germany (d. 1945)
  • Feb 16 Semyon Bogatyrev, Soviet and Russian composer (d. 1960)
  • Feb 18 Adolphe Menjou, American actor (Front Page; Star is Born), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1963)
  • Feb 18 Edward Arnold, American actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), born in NYC, New York (d. 1956)
  • Feb 18 Lauri Haarla, Finnish writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja), born in Korpilahti, Finland (d. 1944)
  • Feb 20 Sam Rice, American Baseball HOF outfielder (World Series 1924; AL stolen base leader 1920; Washington Senators 1915-33), born in Morocco, Indiana (d. 1974)
  • Feb 24 Antonio Massana, Spanish composer (Canigó), and Jesuit priest, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1966)
  • Feb 24 Marjorie Main [Mary Tomlinson], American vaudeville and screen actress (The Egg and I; Ma and Pa Kettle films; Another Thin Man), born near Acton, Indiana (d. 1975)
  • Feb 25 Dame Myra Hess, British concert pianist, born in London, England (d. 1955)

Joe MaloneJoe Malone (1890-1969)

Feb 28 Canadian Hockey HOF center (only player in NHL history to score 7 goals in a single game 1920; Stanley Cup 1912, 13 Quebec Bulldogs; 1924 Montreal Canadiens), born in Quebec City, Québec