On This Day

Famous People Born in 1892 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 313 of 313

  • Aug 2 Jack L Warner [Jacob Warner], Canadian-American film executive and president of the Warner Bros. Studios, born in London, Ontario, Canada (d. 1978)
  • Aug 2 John Kieran, American columnist and author (Natural History of NYC), born in NYC, New York (d. 1981)
  • Aug 3 Oscar van Hemel, Belgian-Dutch violinist and composer, born in Antwerp (d. 1981)
  • Aug 4 Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman, Dutch composer, born in Rotterdam (d. 1971)
  • Aug 6 Edmund "Hoot" Gibson, American rodeo champion, western actor, director, and producer (Horse Soldier, Last Outlaw), born in Tekamah, Nebraska (d. 1962)
  • Aug 9 Charles Delaney, American actor (Air Police, Lonesome Trail), born in NYC, New York (d. 1959)
  • Aug 11 Hugh MacDiarmid (Christopher Murray Grieve), Scotland, poet (Scots Unbound)
  • Aug 11 Wladyslaw Anders, Polish general
  • Aug 11 Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese novelist (d. 1962)
  • Aug 11 Archie Wiles, West Indian cricketer (d. 1957)
  • Aug 12 Ray Schalk, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (World Series 1917; Chicago White Sox) and manager (Chicago WS), born in Harvel, Illinois (d. 1970)
  • Aug 14 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji [Leon Dudley Sorabji], Parsi-British pianist and composer (Opus clavicembalisticum), born in Chingford, Essex (d. 1988)
  • Aug 15 Knud Christian Jeppesen, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1974)
  • Aug 15 Louis de Broglie, French physicist (Nobel 1929), born in Dieppe, France (d. 1987)
  • Aug 16 Harold Foster, Canadian-American cartoonist (Prince Valian), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 1982)
  • Aug 16 Otto Messmer, American cartoonist (Felix the Cat), born in Union City, New Jersey (d. 1983)
  • Aug 21 Charles Vanel, French actor and director (Wages of Fear), born in Rennes, France (d. 1989)
  • Aug 22 Percy Fender, English cricketer (legendary Surrey & England all-rounder), born in Balham, London (d. 1985)
  • Aug 31 Claire DuBrey, American actress (Lightnin' in the Forest), born in Bonner's Ferry, Idaho (d. 1993)
  • Sep 1 Leverett Saltonstall, 55th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1979)
  • Sep 2 Felix Wolfes, composer

Person of interestDarius Milhaud

Sep 4 Darius Milhaud, French composer (Maximilien), born in Marseille, France (d. 1974)

Composer Darius Milhaud
Composer
Darius Milhaud
  • Sep 5 Joseph Szigeti, Hungarian violinist (Violinist Notebook 1933), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1973)
  • Sep 6 Edward Victor Appleton, English physicist (Nobel Prize 1947), born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 1965)
  • Sep 9 Bruno Stürmer, German conductor, composer and educator, born in Freiburg, Germany (d. 1958)
  • Sep 9 Tsuru Aoki, Japanese-born American silent film actress (The Dragon Painter), born in Tokyo, Empire of Japan (d. 1961)
  • Sep 10 Arthur Compton, US physicist (1927 Nobel Prize for Physics for Compton Effect), born in Wooster, Ohio (d. 1962)
  • Sep 11 Pinto Colvig, American animation voice actor (Goofy, Pluto), born in Jacksonville, Oregon (d. 1967)
  • Sep 11 Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1926), born in Wontergem, East Flanders, Belgium (d. 1980)
  • Sep 11 Ernie Koob, American baseball pitcher (no-hitter 1917; St. Louis Browns), born in Keeler, Michigan (d. 1941)
  • Sep 12 Alfred A Knopf, American publisher (1966 Alexander Hamilton Medal), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • Sep 15 Silpa Bhirasri [Corrado Feroci], Italian-Thai sculptor, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1962)
  • Sep 17 Hendrik Andriessen, Dutch organist and composer (Ballade of Merel; Te Deum), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • Sep 18 Cyril Walker, English golfer (US Open 1924), born in Manchester, England (d. 1948)
  • Sep 18 Sam Staples, English cricket medium pace bowler (3 Tests, 15 wickets; Nottinghamshire), born in Newstead Colliery, England (d. 1950)
  • Sep 20 Patricia Collinge, Irish-born American actress (Tender Comrade), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1974)
  • Sep 22 Billy West [Roy B Weissburg], Russian actor, Charlie Chaplin impersonator and silent film director (Further Perils of Laurel & Hardy), born in Russia (d. 1975)
  • Sep 22 Frank Sullivan, humorist (NYer Magazine)
  • Sep 22 Hans Albers, German actor (Blue Angel), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1960)
  • Sep 24 Sam de Vries, Flemish actor (Wandering Jew), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • Sep 24 Adélard Godbout, Canadian politician (15th Premier of Québec), born in Saint-Éloi, Quebec, Canada (d. 1956)
  • Sep 27 John Mylong, Austrian actor (Robot Monsters), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1975)
  • Sep 28 Edmond Thieffry, Belgian WW I pilot/air pioneer

Person of interestElmer Rice

Sep 28 Elmer Rice, American playwright (Pulitzer-Street Scene) and novelist, born in NYC, New York

Playwright and Novelist Elmer Rice
Playwright and Novelist
Elmer Rice
  • Sep 28 Ruth Stonehouse, American silent film actress and director (Dorothy Dares), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1941)
  • Oct 4 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor killed by Nazis, born in Texingtal, Austria (d. 1934)
  • Oct 4 Luis Trenker, South Tyrolean film producer, director and actor (Berge in Flammen), born in Urtijëi, Tyrol (d. 1990)
  • Oct 4 Hermann Glauert, British aerodynamicist, born in Sheffield, Yorkshire (d. 1934)
  • Oct 5 Remington Kellogg, American naturalist and director (U.S. National Museum), born in Davenport, Iowa (d. 1969)
  • Oct 7 Dwain Esper, American film director (The Seventh Commandment), born in Washington State (d. 1982)
  • Oct 9 Ivo Andric, Yugoslavian novelist (Bridge on Drina, Nobel 1961), born in Dolac, Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina (d. 1975)
  • Oct 9 Marina Tsvetaeva, Russian poet (The Train of Life), born in Moscow (d. 1941)
  • Oct 10 Earle Dickson, American inventor (Band-Aid), born in Grandview, Tennessee (d. 1961)
  • Oct 12 Gilda dalla Rizza, Italian soprano, born in Verona, Italy (d. 1975)
  • Oct 14 Sumner Welles, American diplomat (Good neighbor policy), born in New York (d. 1961)
  • Oct 17 Herbert Norman Howells, composer
  • Oct 17 Otakar Jeremias, composer
  • Oct 17 Theodor Eicke, Nazi official (d. 1943)
  • Oct 19 Ilmari Hannikainen, Finnish pianist and composer, born in Jyväskylä; (d. 1955)
  • Oct 23 Milton "Gummo" Marx, American actor and comedian (Marx Brothers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • Oct 24 Kurt Huber, German philosopher and resistance fighter, born in Chur, Switzerland (d. 1943)
  • Oct 27 Graciliano Ramos, Brazilian author (Vidas Secas), born in Quebrangulo, Brazil (d. 1953)
  • Oct 27 Victor E. van Vriesland, Dutch poet (Mirror of Dutch Poetry), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1974)
  • Oct 28 Eduard Jan Dijksterhuis, Dutch historian of science (biography of Archimedes), born in Tilburg, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • Oct 28 Ludwig Strauss, German-Israeli writer (Night Watch), born in Aachen, Germany (d. 1953)
  • Oct 28 Dink Johnson, American musician, born in Biloxi, Mississippi (d. 1954)
  • Oct 31 Ruth Fuller Sasaki, American Zen teacher (1st Zen Institute of America), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1967)
  • Oct 31 Olof Thiel, Swedish film score composer, under the pseudonym of Jacques Armand, born in Stockholm (d. 1978)
  • Nov 1 Alexander Alekhine, Russian, French chess player (world champion 1927-35, 37-46), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1946)
  • Nov 2 Alice Brady, American silent and talkie film actress (My Man Godfrey; The Gay Divorcee; Zenobia), born in NYC, New York (d. 1939)
  • Nov 2 Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Viktoria und ihr Huzar), born in Apatin, Austria-Hungary (d. 1960)
  • Nov 5 J. B. S. Haldane, British-Indian geneticist (primordial soup theory), born in Oxford, England (d. 1964)
  • Nov 6 John Alcock, English pilot (1st non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean), born in Stretford, England (d. 1919)
  • Nov 6 Ole Olsen, American comedian (Olsen & Johnson), born in Wabash, Indiana (d. 1963)
  • Nov 6 Harold Ross, American magazine editor and co-founder of The New Yorker, born in Aspen, Colorado (d. 1951)
  • Nov 7 Edward Sedgwick, American film director (The Flaming Frontier, Let 'er Buck), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1953)
  • Nov 8 John Miljan, American actor (The Ten Commandments, Possessed, Final Extra, Susan Lenox), born in Lead City, South Dakota (d. 1960)
  • Nov 14 Ted Meredith, American athlete (Olympic gold 800m in world record 1:51.9s 1912), born in Chester Heights, Pennsylvania (d. 1957)
  • Nov 16 Guo Moruo, Chinese scholar and writer, born in Leshan, Sichuan, China (d. 1978)
  • Nov 16 Tazio Nuvolari, Italian racing driver, born in Castel d'Ario, Italy (d. 1953)
  • Nov 17 Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, born in Vienna (d. 1982)
  • Nov 19 Huw T. Edwards, Welsh trade unionist and politician, born in Rowen, Wales (d. 1970)
  • Nov 20 James Collip, Canadian biochemist and physiologist (insulin), born in Belleville, Ontario (d. 1965)
  • Nov 23 Erté, French artist (d. 1990)
  • Nov 24 Isidor Achron, composer
  • Nov 26 Joe Guyon, American NFL halfback (Canton, Cleveland, Oorang, Rock I, etc), born in White Earth, Minnesota (d. 1971)
  • Nov 28 Thomas Wood, English composer, born in Chorley, Lancashire (d. 1950)
  • Dec 1 Charlie Bachman, American College Football Hall of Fame guard and coach (Notre Dame, Florida, Michigan State), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1985)

Person of interestFrancisco Franco

Dec 4 Francisco Franco, Spanish general and dictator (1936-75), born in Ferrol, Galicia, Spain (d. 1975)

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • Dec 5 Cyril Ring, American actor (I Wake Up Screaming, The Barber Shop), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1967)
  • Dec 6 Osbert Sitwell, English poet, writer (Out of the Flame), born in London, England (d. 1969)
  • Dec 6 Lina Carstens, German actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 1978)
  • Dec 7 Nora Nicholson, British actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow), born in Leamington, England (d. 1973)
  • Dec 7 Stuart Davis, American modernist painter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)
  • Dec 8 Herbert "Bert" Hinkler, Australian aviator who made first solo flight from England to Australia (1928), born in Bundaberg, Queensland (d. 1933)
  • Dec 12 Herman Potočnik, Slovenian rocket engineer, born in Pula, Austria-Hungary (d. 1929)
  • Dec 13 Brand Dirck Ochse, Dutch filmmaker and co-founder (Polygoon), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1958)
  • Dec 15 David Guion, American composer (Home on the Range), born in Ballinger, Texas (d. 1981)

Person of interestJ. Paul Getty

Dec 15 J. Paul Getty, American oil magnate and billionaire (Getty Oil), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1976)

Industrialist J. Paul Getty
Industrialist
J. Paul Getty
  • Dec 15 José María Castro, Argentine composer, born in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires (d. 1964)
  • Dec 16 A "Shon Nene" Morales, Antillean/Neth very old lady
  • Dec 16 Cameron Prud'Homme, American actor (The Rainmaker), born in Auburn, New York (d. 1967)
  • Dec 17 Sam Barry, American basketball coach (d. 1950)
  • Dec 19 Gerald Nye, American politician and Republican US Senator from North Dakota (1925-1945), born in Hortonville, Wisconsin (d. 1971)

Person of interestWalter Hagen

Dec 21 Walter Hagen, American golfer (11 major titles, US Open 1914, 19), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1969)

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen
  • Dec 21 Amy Key Clarke, English mystical poet & writer, born in England, United Kingdom (d. 1980)
  • Dec 25 Rebecca West [Cicely Isabel Fairfield], English author (Meaning of Treason), born in London
  • Dec 27 Feliks Roderyk Labunski, Polish pianist, composer and educator (Triptych Champétre), born in Ksawerynow (d. 1979)
  • Dec 27 Alfred Edwin McKay, Canadian World War One flying ace (d. 1917)
  • Dec 29 Emory Parnell, American actress (Rocket Man, County Fair), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1979)
  • Dec 30 Jaromír Fiala, Czech composer, born in Postoloprty, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1967)
  • Dec 30 John Litel, American actor (Jezebel, Virginia City, My Hero), born in Albany, Wisconsin (d. 1972)
  • Dec 31 Jason Robards Sr, American actor (Acapulco, Isle of the Dead), born in Hillsdale, Michigan (d. 1963)