Famous People Born in February 1894

  • Feb 1 James P. Johnson, American pianist and composer ("The Charleston": "If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)"), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey (d. 1955)
  • Feb 3 Norman Rockwell, American artist and illustrator (Saturday Evening Post covers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • Feb 6 Eric Partridge, New Zealand lexicographer, born in Waimata Valley, New Zealand (d. 1979)
  • Feb 7 Joe Devlin, American actor (Sam-Dick Tracy), born in Manhattan, New York City (d. 1973)

Billy BishopBilly Bishop (1894-1956)

Feb 8 Canadian First World War flying ace with 72 kills, born in Owen Sound, Ontario

  • Feb 8 King Vidor, American film director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1982)
  • Feb 8 Ludwig Marcuse, German philosopher (Obscene: The history of an indignation), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1971)

Harold MacmillanHarold Macmillan (1894-1986)

Feb 10 British Conservative politician and Prime Minister (1957-63), born in London

  • Feb 10 Herb Pennock, American Baseball HOF pitcher (6 × World Series; Philadelphia A's, Boston Red Sox, NY Yankees), born in NYC, New York (d. 1948)
  • Feb 10 Roy D'Arcy [Roy Giusti], American actor (Warning Shadows, Revolt of Zombies), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1969)
  • Feb 11 Isaac Kolthoff, Dutch analytical chemist (developed cold process for producing synthetic rubber), born in Almelo, Netherlands (d. 1993)

Jack BennyJack Benny (1894-1974)

Feb 14 American comedian (The Jack Benny Program), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Feb 15 Oswaldo Aranha, Brazilian politician and statesman (President of the UN General Assembly 1948-49), born in Alegrete, Brazil (d. 1960)
  • Feb 22 Alexander Spitzmüller, Austrian composer, educator, radio broadcaster, and music critic, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1962)
  • Feb 25 Ernst Friedrich, German pacifist and anarchist (War Against War!), born in Breslau, Germany (d. 1967)
  • Feb 25 Meher Baba, Indian spiritual leader (d. 1969)
  • Feb 27 Robert Siohan, French conductor and composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1985)