Famous People Born in 1892 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 314 of 314

  • 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 Archie Wiles, West Indian cricketer (d. 1957)
  • Aug 11 Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese novelist (d. 1962)
  • Aug 11 Hugh MacDiarmid (Christopher Murray Grieve), Scotland, poet (Scots Unbound)
  • Aug 11 Wladyslaw Anders, Polish general
  • Aug 12 Ray Schalk, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (World Series 1917; Chicago White Sox) and manager (Chicago White Sox 1927-28), 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 Jeppesen, Danish organist, composer, educator (Royal Danish Academy, 1920-47; Aarhus University, 1946-57), and musicologist (La frottola), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1974)
  • Aug 15 Louis Victor de Broglie, French quantum physicist (studied electrons, Nobel Prize for Physics, 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 cricket all-rounder (13 Tests, 29 wickets, BB 5/90, HS 60; Sussex CCC, Surrey CCC, MCC), born in London, England (d. 1985)
  • Aug 23 Valdemar Eiberg, Danish jazz pioneer, saxophonist, and band leader ("I've Got a Cross-Eyed Papa"), born in Kolding, Denmark (d. 1965)
  • 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, German-American conductor, educator (New England Conservatory, 1948-68), and composer, born in Hannover, Germany (d. 1971)

Darius MilhaudDarius Milhaud (1892-1974)

Sep 4 French composer (Maximilien), born in Marseille, France

  • 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 Ernie Koob, American baseball pitcher (no-hitter 1917; St. Louis Browns), born in Keeler, Michigan (d. 1941)
  • Sep 11 Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1926), born in Wontergem, East Flanders, Belgium (d. 1980)
  • Sep 11 Pinto Colvig, American animation voice actor (Goofy, Pluto), born in Jacksonville, Oregon (d. 1967)
  • 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, American humorist (NYer Magazine), born in Saratoga Springs, New York (d. 1976)
  • Sep 22 Hans Albers, German actor (Blue Angel), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1960)
  • Sep 24 Adélard Godbout, Canadian politician (15th Premier of Québec), born in Saint-Éloi, Quebec, Canada (d. 1956)
  • Sep 24 Sam de Vries, Flemish actor (Wandering Jew), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • 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

Elmer RiceElmer Rice (1892-1967)

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

  • 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 Gaston Chevrolet, French auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1920), born in Beaune, Côte-d'Or, France (d. 1920)
  • Oct 4 Hermann Glauert, British aerodynamicist, born in Sheffield, Yorkshire (d. 1934)
  • Oct 4 Luis Trenker, South Tyrolean film producer, director and actor (Berge in Flammen), born in Urtijëi, Tyrol (d. 1990)
  • 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 Howells, British organist, composer (chiefly of Anglican Church scared music), and teacher, born in Lydney, Gloucestershire England (d. 1983)
  • Oct 17 Otakar Jeremiáš, Czech composer and conductor, born in Písek, Bohemia (d. 1962)
  • 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 Ollie "Dink" Johnson, American Dixieland jazz clarinetist, pianist, and drummer, born in Biloxi, Mississippi (d. 1954)
  • Oct 31 Olof Thiel, Swedish film score composer, under the pseudonym of Jacques Armand, born in Stockholm (d. 1978)
  • Oct 31 Ruth Fuller Sasaki, American Zen teacher (1st Zen Institute of America), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1967)
  • 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 Harold Ross, American magazine editor and co-founder of The New Yorker, born in Aspen, Colorado (d. 1951)
  • 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 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 auto racer (72 x major race wins; 24 Hours of Le Mans 1933; European Championship 1932), 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 [Romain de Tirtoff], Russian-French artist and designer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1990)
  • Nov 24 Isidor Achron, American composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1948)
  • 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)

Francisco FrancoFrancisco Franco (1892-1975)

Dec 4 Spanish general and dictator (1936-75), born in Ferrol, Galicia, Spain

  • Dec 5 Cyril Ring, American actor (I Wake Up Screaming, The Barber Shop), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1967)
  • Dec 6 Lina Carstens, German actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 1978)
  • Dec 6 Osbert Sitwell, English poet, writer (Out of the Flame), born in London, England (d. 1969)
  • 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)

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty (1892-1976)

Dec 15 American oil magnate and billionaire (Getty Oil), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Dec 15 José María Castro, Argentine composer, born in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires (d. 1964)
  • Dec 16 Cameron Prud'Homme, American actor (The Rainmaker), born in Auburn, New York (d. 1967)
  • Dec 17 Sam Barry, American collegiate basketball, football, and baseball coach, 1918-50 (University of Southern California, 1929-50), born in Aberdeen, South Dakota (d. 1950)
  • Dec 19 Gerald Nye, American politician and Republican US Senator from North Dakota (1925-1945), born in Hortonville, Wisconsin (d. 1971)
  • Dec 21 Amy Key Clarke, English mystical poet & writer, born in England, United Kingdom (d. 1980)

Walter HagenWalter Hagen (1892-1969)

Dec 21 American golfer (11 major titles, US Open 1914, 19), born in Rochester, New York

  • Dec 25 Rebecca West [Cicely Isabel Fairfield], English author (Meaning of Treason), born in London (d. 1983)
  • Dec 27 Alfred Edwin McKay, Canadian Royal Flying Corps WWI flying ace, born in Brussels, Ontario (d. 1917)
  • Dec 27 Feliks Roderyk Labunski, Polish pianist, composer and educator (Triptych Champétre), born in Ksawerynow (d. 1979)
  • Dec 29 Emory Parnell, American vaudeville performer and character actor (Life of RIley; County Fair; Falcon films; Ma and Pa Kettle movies), 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)