Famous People Born in 1894 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 255 of 255

  • Oct 27 Antonius "Toon" Verhey, violin cellist/conductor (Residence-orch)
  • Oct 27 Fritz Sauckel, German Nazi General of Labor, born in Hassfurt, Germany (d. 1946)
  • Oct 27 Oliver Leese, British World War II general, born in Westminster, London (d. 1978)
  • Oct 30 Peter Warlock [Philip Heseltine], British composer, born in London (d. 1930)
  • Oct 30 Jean Rostand, French biologist (d. 1977)
  • Nov 2 Bill Johnston, American tennis champ (US Open-1915), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1946)
  • Nov 2 Alexander Lippisch, German scientist and pioneer of aerodynamics, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1976)

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Nov 3 William George Barker, Canadian flying ace (Victoria Cross recipient), born in Dauphin, Manitoba (d. 1930)

First World War Flying Ace William George Barker
First World War Flying Ace
William George Barker
  • Nov 5 Henri E J A de Page, Belgian private law scholar
  • Nov 9 Mae Marsh, American silent film actress (Birth of a Nation), born in Madrid, New Mexico Territory (d. 1968)
  • Nov 11 Aaron Avshalomov, composer
  • Nov 11 Winifred Kingston, British silent screen actress (The Squaw Man, Davy Crockett), born in England (d. 1967)
  • Nov 13 Arthur Nebe, German SS officer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1945)
  • Nov 14 Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist
  • Nov 14 Seena Owen, American silent screen actress (Queen Kelly), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 1966)
  • Nov 16 Count Richard Coudenhove Kalergi, Austrian politician
  • Nov 16 Mabel Normand, [Muriel Fortescue], comedienne (Mickey), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 17 Eelco van Kleffens, minister of Foreign affairs (1939-46)/diplomat
  • Nov 17 Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece (1944, 50-51)
  • Nov 19 Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (d. 1987)
  • Nov 20 Carl Mayer, Austrian-Jewish actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), born in Graz, Austria (d. 1944)
  • Nov 21 Corinne Griffith, American actress dubbed "The Orchid Lady of the Screen" (3 Hours, Lilies of Field), born in Texarkana, Texas (d. 1979)
  • Nov 23 Ture Persson, Swedish sprinter (Olympic silver 1912)
  • Nov 24 Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (all-time great opening batsman for Engl)
  • Nov 26 Norbert Wiener, American mathematician/discovered cybernetics
  • Nov 26 James Charles McGuigan, Catholic cardinal archbishop of Toronto (d. 1974)
  • Nov 27 Forrest Shaklee, founder (Shaklee Products)
  • Nov 27 Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox saint (d. 1971)
  • Nov 27 Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist (d. 1989)
  • Nov 28 Brooks Atkinson, drama critic (Broadway theater namesake)
  • Nov 29 Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (d. 1970)
  • Dec 2 Warren William [Krech], American actor (The Wolf Man, Cleopatra), born in Aitkin, Minnesota (d. 1948)
  • Dec 5 Charles Robberts, Winburg district of the Orange Free State, The first State President of South Africa
  • Dec 8 James (Grover) Thurber, humorist (Men, Women & Dogs), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Dec 8 E.C. Segar, American cartoonist (Popeye) (d. 1938)
  • Dec 10 Earnest Haenchen, German new testament expert
  • Dec 10 Gertrud Kolmar, writer
  • Dec 10 Paul Dessau, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1979)
  • Dec 14 Joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer
  • Dec 17 Arthur Fiedler, conductor (Boston Pops), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 17 Hans Henny Jahnn, writer
  • Dec 17 Hans [Henry] Kramers, Dutch theoretical physicist (quantum mechanics)
  • Dec 17 Willem Schermerhorn, Neth premier (1945-46)
  • Dec 17 David Butler, director (April in Paris, Calamity Jane), born in San Francisco, California
  • Dec 19 Ford C Frick, baseball commissioner (1951-65)
  • Dec 19 Paul Dessau, composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Dec 19 Yoshida Isoya, architect (modern sukiya style), born in Tokyo, Japan

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Dec 20 Robert Menzies, 12th Prime Minister of Australia (United Australia Party: 1939-41, Liberal: 1949-66) and its longest-serving, born in Jeparit, Victoria (d. 1978)

12th Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies
12th Australian Prime Minister
Robert Menzies
  • Dec 23 Arthur Gilligan, cricketer (England captain in 1920's)
  • Dec 24 Georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot
  • Dec 26 Antonio Molina, composer

  • Dec 26 Jean Toomer, American writer (d. 1967)
  • Dec 28 Andre de Meulemeester, Belgian WW I pilot (Eagle of Flanders)
  • Dec 28 Ed Healey, NFL tackle (Rock Island Independents, Chicago Bears)
  • Dec 31 Ernest John Moeran, British composer