On This Day

Famous People Born in 1890 (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 259 of 259

  • 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)

Person of interestDwight D. Eisenhower

Oct 14 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th US President (R, 1953-61) and WWII general, born in Denison, Texas (d. 1969)

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 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 Paul Strand, American photographer (Native Land-1942), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 16 Maria Goretti, Italian saint (d. 1902)

Person of interestMichael Collins

Oct 16 Michael Collins, Irish revolutionary leader and leading figure in the struggle for Irish independence in the early 20th century, born in Clonakilty, Ireland (d. 1922)

Revolutionary, soldier, and politician Michael Collins
Revolutionary, soldier, and politician
Michael Collins
  • Oct 17 Roy Kilner, English cricketer (d. 1928)
  • Oct 18 [Agathe] Henriette [M de Beaufort], Dutch author (Rembrandt)
  • Oct 20 Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, jazz pianist/composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Oct 21 Gerrit Engelke, German writer/poet (Love Letters)
  • Oct 24 Main Rousseau Bocher, American uniform designer (Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Waves), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1976)
  • Oct 24 Kathleen Lockhart Manning, American composer, born in Hollywood, California (d. 1951)
  • Oct 28 Andres Isasi, composer

  • Oct 29 Claire Goll, German-French writer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1977)
  • Nov 1 James Barton, NJ, Broadway actor (Tobacco Road, Iceman Cometh)
  • Nov 2 Henry Borginon, Flemish nationalist/senator
  • Nov 2 Moa Martinson, Swedish writer (My Mother Gets Married), born in Vårdnäs, Linköping (d. 1964)
  • Nov 3 Eustaquio van Lieshout, Dutch priest (d. 1943)
  • Nov 4 Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Bracke, Borgia)
  • Nov 5 Jan Zrzavý, Czech painter (d. 1977)
  • Nov 12 Lily Kronberger, Hungarian figure skater (d. 1974)
  • Nov 15 Richmal Crompton, British author (d. 1969)
  • Nov 16 Aloys-Henri-Gerard Fornerod, composer

Person of interestElpidio Quirino

Nov 16 Elpidio Quirino, 6th President of Philippines (1949-53), born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines (d. 1956)

6th President of the Philippines Elpidio Quirino
6th President of the Philippines
Elpidio Quirino
  • Nov 16 George Seldes, journalist
  • Nov 17 Jack Cusack, pro football pioneer (Canton Bulldogs)
  • Nov 19 George Regas, Greek actor (The Mark of Zorro), born in Goranoi, Greece (d. 1940)
  • Nov 20 Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter
  • Nov 20 Robert Armstrong, American actor (Mighty Joe Young, King Kong), born in Saginaw, Michigan (1973)

Person of interestCharles de Gaulle

Nov 22 Charles de Gaulle, President of France (1958-69), born in Lille, France (d. 1970)

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • Nov 23 El Lissitzky, Russian artist and architect (d. 1941)
  • Nov 25 Isaac Rosenberg, English war poet and artist (d. 1918)
  • Nov 30 John Tasker Howard, composer
  • Nov 30 Oege Bakker, Dutch economist
  • Dec 2 William Gaxton, American actor (Destry, Convoy), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1963)
  • 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)

Person of interestDion Fortune

Dec 6 Dion Fortune, British occultist, born in Llandudno, Wales (d. 1946)

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

Person of interestCarlos Gardel

Dec 11 Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1935)

  • Dec 13 Marc Connelly, American playwright (One Minute Please), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)
  • Dec 18 Edwin Howard Armstrong, American radio pioneer inventor (FM), born in NYC, New York (d. 1954)
  • Dec 19 Klaas Painter, vicar/antifascist (Occupies possession) [or 1880]
  • Dec 19 Klaas Schilder, Dutch theologist/vicar (Occupied Territory)
  • 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 Mark Tobey, American abstract painter (Broadway Norm), born in Centerville, Wisconsin (d. 1976)
  • Dec 22 Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, born in Droylsden, United Kingdom (d. 1960)
  • 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, composer
  • Dec 28 Frank Butler, actor/sreenwriter (Road to Bali, China), born in Oxford, England
  • Dec 30 Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, President of Mexico (d. 1973)