Famous People Born in 1890 (Part 2)

Groucho MarxGroucho Marx (1890-1977)

Oct 2 American comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life), born in NYC, New York

  • Oct 3 Henry Hull, American actor (Tobacco Rd, Boys Town, High Sierra), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1977)
  • Oct 5 Kasimir Edschmid, German writer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1966)
  • Oct 8 Eddie Rickenbacker, American aviator "Ace of Aces" (WWI), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1973)
  • Oct 8 Philippe Thys, Belgian cyclist (three times winner of Tour de France), born in Anderlecht, Belgium (d. 1971)
  • Oct 8 Snuffy Browne [Cyril Rutherford Browne], West Indian cricketer (pioneer WI Test player), born in St. Michael, Barbados (d. 1973)
  • Oct 9 Aimee Semple McPherson, Canadian-American evangelist (Pentecostal), born in South-West Oxford, Canada (d. 1944)
  • Oct 9 Alfred Swan, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1970)
  • Oct 9 Jānis Mediņš, Latvian composer, born in Riga, Latvia (d. 1966)
  • Oct 12 Luis de Freitas Branco, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1955)
  • Oct 13 Conrad Richter, American writer (Light in the Forest), born in Tremont, Pennsylvania (d. 1968)
  • Oct 13 Gösta Nystroem, Swedish composer, born in Silvbergs, Sweden (d. 1966)

Dwight D. EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)

Oct 14 34th US President (Republican: 1953-61) and World War II general, born in Denison, Texas

  • Oct 14 Frank Conroy, British actor (Call of the Wild), born in Derby, Derbyshire, England (d. 1964)
  • Oct 15 Arcady Dubensky, Russian composer, born in Kirov, Russia (d. 1966)
  • Oct 16 Maria Goretti, Italian saint (d. 1902)

Michael CollinsMichael Collins (1890-1922)

Oct 16 Irish revolutionary leader and leading figure in the struggle for Irish independence in the early 20th century, born in Clonakilty, Ireland

  • Oct 16 Paul Strand, American photographer (Native Land-1942), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 17 Roy Kilner, English cricketer (d. 1928)
  • Oct 18 [Agathe] Henriette [M de Beaufort], Dutch author (Rembrandt)
  • Oct 20 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton [LeMothe], American jazz pioneer pianist and composer (King Porter Stomp), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1941)
  • Oct 21 Gerrit Engelke, German writer/poet (Love Letters)
  • Oct 24 Kathleen Lockhart Manning, American composer, born in Hollywood, California (d. 1951)
  • Oct 24 Main Rousseau Bocher, American uniform designer (Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Waves), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1976)
  • Oct 28 Andrés Isasi, Spanish Basque composer, born in Bilbao, Spain (d. 1940)
  • Oct 29 Claire Goll, German-French writer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1977)
  • Nov 1 James Barton, American actor (Tobacco Road, Iceman Cometh), born in Gloucester City, New Jersey (d. 1962)
  • Nov 2 Moa Martinson, Swedish writer (My Mother Gets Married), born in Vårdnäs, Linköping (d. 1964)
  • Nov 3 Eustáquio van Lieshout, Dutch priest and missionary in Brazil, born in Aarle-Rixtel, North Brabant, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • Nov 4 Klabund [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Bracke, Borgia), born in Crossen, Germany (d. 1928)
  • Nov 5 Jan Zrzavý, Czech painter, born in Okrouhlice near Německý Brod, Bohemia (d. 1977)
  • Nov 12 Lily Kronberger, Hungarian figure skater (d. 1974)
  • Nov 15 Richmal Crompton, British author (d. 1969)
  • Nov 16 Aloÿs-Henri-Gérard Fornerod, Swiss composer, born in Montet-Cudrefin, Switzerland (d. 1965)

Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino (1890-1956)

Nov 16 6th President of the Philippines (1949-53), born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines

  • Nov 16 George Seldes, American investigative journalist, born in Alliance Colony, New Jersey (d. 1995)
  • Nov 17 Jack Cusack, American pro football pioneer (Canton Bulldogs), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1973)
  • Nov 19 George Regas, Greek actor (The Mark of Zorro), born in Goranoi, Greece (d. 1940)
  • Nov 20 Robert Armstrong, American actor (Mighty Joe Young, King Kong), born in Saginaw, Michigan (d. 1973)

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle (1890-1970)

Nov 22 French army general and President of France (1958-69), born in Lille, France

  • Nov 22 Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1976)
  • Nov 23 El Lissitzky, Russian artist and architect (d. 1941)
  • Nov 25 Isaac Rosenberg, English war poet (Poems from the Trenches) and artist, born in Bristol, England (d. 1918)
  • Nov 30 John Tasker Howard, American composer and music historian, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1964)
  • Dec 2 William Gaxton, American actor (Destry, Convoy), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1963)
  • Dec 4 Bob Shawkey, American baseball pitcher (World Series 1923, 27; AL ERA leader 1920, New York Yankees), born in Sigel, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)
  • Dec 4 Jack Darragh, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Stanley Cup 1911, 20-21, 23; Ottawa Senators), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 1924)
  • Dec 5 David Bomberg, English painter, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1957)
  • Dec 5 Fritz Lang, Austrian-German-American filmmaker and screenwriter (Metropolis), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1976)

Dion FortuneDion Fortune (1890-1946)

Dec 6 British occultist and author (Psychic Self-Defence, The Mystical Qabalah), born in Llandudno, Wales

  • Dec 6 Rudolf Schlichter, German artist and writer, born in Calw, Germany (d. 1955)
  • Dec 6 Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist (known as the founding father of modern physics research in Japan), born in Satoshō, Okayama (d. 1951)
  • Dec 8 Bohuslav Martinů, Czech, composer (Hry o Marti), born in Polička, Bohemia (d. 1959)
  • Dec 10 George Merritt, English actor (I Monster, Q Planes), born in London, England (d. 1977)

Carlos GardelCarlos Gardel (1890-1935)

Dec 11 Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Marc ConnellyMarc Connelly (1890-1980)

Dec 13 American playwright (One Minute Please), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania

  • Dec 18 Edwin Howard Armstrong, American radio pioneer inventor (FM), born in NYC, New York (d. 1954)
  • Dec 19 Klaas Schilder, Dutch theologist and vicar (Reformed Churches in the Netherlands (liberated)), born in Kampen, Netherlands (d. 1952))
  • Dec 20 Yvonne Arnaud, French-born pianist, singer and actress (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre), born in Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France (d. 1958)
  • Dec 21 Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist and Nobel laureate, born in NYC, New York (d. 1967)
  • Dec 22 Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, born in Droylsden, United Kingdom (d. 1960)
  • Dec 22 Mark Tobey, American abstract painter (Broadway Norm), born in Centerville, Wisconsin (d. 1976)
  • Dec 25 Robert Ripley, collector of odd facts (Believe it or Not), born in Santa Rosa, California (d. 1949)
  • Dec 26 Uncle Charlie Osborne, American fiddler (d. 1992)
  • Dec 27 Maurice Schoemaker, Belgian progressive classical composer (Feu d’Artifice - Fireworks), born in Anderlecht, Belgium (d. 1964)
  • Dec 28 Frank Butler, American actor and screenwriter (Road to Bali, China), born in Oxford, England (d. 1967)
  • Dec 30 Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, President of Mexico (d. 1973)
  • Dec 30 Charles Cyril "Charlie" Creath, American jazz trumpeter, saxophonist, accordionist, and bandleader, born in Ironton, Missouri (d. 1951)