Famous People Born in 1897 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 309 of 309

  • Sep 1 Andy Kennedy, Irish footballer (d. 1963)
  • Sep 3 Cecil Parker, British actor (The Lady Vanishes, Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities), born in Hastings, East Sussex, England (d. 1971)
  • Sep 3 Francisco Paolo Mignone, composer
  • Sep 3 Sally Benson, American writer (d. 1972)
  • Sep 5 Doris Kenyon, American silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1979)
  • Sep 5 Luella Gear, American actress (Joe & Mabel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • Sep 5 Morris Carnovsky, American actor (Dead Reckoning), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1992)

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Sep 8 Jimmie Rodgers [James Charles], American country singer and singing brakeman, born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 1933)

Country Singer Jimmie Rodgers
Country Singer
Jimmie Rodgers
  • Sep 10 Nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector
  • Sep 10 Georges Bataille, French writer (d. 1962)
  • Sep 10 Hilde Hildebrand [Emma Minna Hildebrand], German actress (Port of Freedom), born in Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany (d. 1976)

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Sep 12 Irene Joliot-Curie, French physicist, (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1935), born in Paris, France (d. 1956), daughter of Marie Curie

Physicist/Chemist Irene Joliot-Curie
Physicist/Chemist
Irene Joliot-Curie
  • Sep 13 Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer
  • Sep 18 John Mens, writer (People Without Money)
  • Sep 18 Pablo Sorozabal Marialcurrena, composer
  • Sep 20 Efim Golishev, composer
  • Sep 20 Kermit Maynard, American cowboy actor (Valley of Terror, Saturday Roundup), born in Vevay, Indiana (d. 1971)
  • Sep 23 Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)
  • Sep 23 Walter Pidgeon, Canadian actor (Mrs Miniver, Madame Curie), born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada (d. 1984)
  • Sep 25 Teddy Hart, American actor (After the Thin Man, 3 Men on a Horse), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)

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Sep 25 William Faulkner, American author (Sound & Fury-Nobel 1949), born in New Albany, Mississippi (d. 1962)

Author and Nobel Laureate William Faulkner
Author and Nobel Laureate
William Faulkner
  • Sep 26 Pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78)
  • Sep 26 Victor O Stomps, writer
  • Sep 26 Wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress and acting teacher (GoetheJane Eyre), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1968)
  • Sep 26 Arthur Rhys Davids, English pilot (d. 1917)
  • Sep 28 Muchtar Auesow, writer
  • Sep 29 Herbert Agar, American journalist and historian (d. 1980)
  • Oct 3 Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC)
  • Oct 3 Louis Aragon, French poet and writer (Les Lettres françaises, Pour un réalisme socialiste), born in Paris, France (d. 1982)
  • Oct 6 Jerome Cowan, American actor (Blondie, Tab Hunter Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)
  • Oct 8 Rouben Mamoulian, American movie director and author (The Mark of Zorro, Applause), born in Tbilisi, Georgia (d. 1987)
  • Oct 10 Lamar Stringfield, composer
  • Oct 10 Pricilla L Williams, social activist/humanitarian
  • Oct 11 Arvo Hannikainen, Finnish composer, born in Jyväskylä, Finland (d. 1942)
  • Oct 11 George Preston Marshall, American businessman and NFL team owner (Washington Redskins), born in Grafton, West Virginia (d.
  • Oct 11 Nathan F Twining, USAF general (Neither Liberty nor Safety)
  • Oct 11 Russell Collins, New Orleans LA
  • Oct 16 Harrison Kerr, composer
  • Oct 16 Louis de Cazenave, France's oldest living man
  • Oct 18 Isabel Briggs Myers, American psychological theorist (d. 1980)
  • Oct 19 Salimuzzaman Siddiqui, Pakistani scientist and scholar (d. 1994)
  • Oct 20 Jevsei G Liberman, Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses)
  • Oct 20 Crown Prince Eun of Korea (d. 1970)
  • Oct 24 Lazar Weiner, Russian-born American composer, born in Cherkasy, Russian Empire (d. 1982)
  • Oct 28 Hans Speidel, nazi chief-staff/NATO-supreme commander
  • Oct 28 Edith Head, Hollywood costume designer (8 Oscars), born in San Bernardino, California (d. 1981)
  • Oct 29 Hope Emerson, American actress (I Married Joan, Peter Gunn), born in Hawarden, Iowa (d. 1960)

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Oct 29 Joseph Goebbels, German politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany (1933-45), born in Rheydt, Germany (d. 1945)

Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information Joseph Goebbels
Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information
Joseph Goebbels
  • Oct 30 Agustín Lara, Mexican composer and one of the most popular songwriters of his era (Granada, Solamente Una Vez), born in Tlacotalpan, Veracruz (d. 1970)
  • Oct 31 Pete Henry, American NFL tackle (Canton, NY Giants, Pottsville), born in Mansfield, Ohio (d. 1952)
  • Nov 1 Naomi Mitchison, author (African Heroes, Return to Fairy Hill)

  • Nov 2 Dennis King, English actor (Devil's Brother), born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England (d. 1971)
  • Nov 2 Jacob Bjerknes, Norwegian-American meteorologist (USAF in London), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1975)
  • Nov 3 Karel Salmon, composer
  • Nov 3 Frederick Russell, Bridport Dorset, English Marine Biologist who studied plankton life history and linked their depth in the seas to light availability helping explain long-term changes in the ecosystem
  • Nov 4 Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara)
  • Nov 7 Ruth Pitter, British poet and 1st woman to receive the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1955, born in Ilford, London (d. 1992)

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Nov 8 Dorothy Day, American journalist, social activist and devout Catholic convert, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)

Journalist, Socialist and Catholic Convert Dorothy Day
Journalist, Socialist and Catholic Convert
Dorothy Day
  • Nov 9 Ronald G W Norrish, British chemist (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1967), born in Cambridge, England (d. 1978)
  • Nov 11 Gordon W Allport, American psychologist (personalities)
  • Nov 12 Karl Marx, German composer/conductor
  • Nov 13 Gertrude Olmstead, American silent film actress, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1975)
  • Nov 14 John Steuart Curry, US painter/lithographer (Baptism in Kansas)
  • Nov 15 Sacheverell Sitwell, English poet/author (People's Palace)
  • Nov 15 Aneurin Bevan, British politician (d. 1960)
  • Nov 16 Choudhary Rehmat Ali, Pakistani nationalist (d. 1951)
  • Nov 17 Eddie Baker, American actor (A Man About Town, Collars and Cuffs), born in Davis, West Virginia (d. 1968)
  • Nov 17 Frank Fay, American vaudeville comedian and actor (God's Gift to Women, Love Nest), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1961)
  • Nov 17 Sara Haden, American actress (A Family Affair), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1981)
  • Nov 18 Jules Buffano, pianist (Jimmy Durante Show), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Nov 18 Patrick M S Blackett, British physicist (nuclear reaction, Nobel 1948)
  • Nov 19 Quentin Roosevelt, son of United States President Theodore Roosevelt (d. 1918)
  • Nov 20 Lores Bonney, Australian aviator, 1st female solo flight Australia to UK, born in Pretoria, South Africa (d. 1994)
  • Nov 20 Margaret Sutherland, composer
  • Nov 21 Mollie Steimer anarchist agitator (d. 1980)
  • Nov 22 Paul Oswald Ahnert, German astronomer (d. 1989)
  • Nov 23 Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian writer (d. 1999)
  • Nov 23 Karl Gebhardt, Nazi doctor (d. 1948)
  • Nov 27 Vito Genovese, American mafioso (d. 1969)
  • Nov 28 Uno Chiyo, Japanese writer (Confessions of Love), born in Iwakuni (d. 1996)
  • Nov 29 Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Little Emperor)
  • Nov 30 Andreas Nezertis, composer
  • Nov 30 Quinto Maganini, American composer (The Argonauts), born in Fairfield, California (d. 1974)
  • Dec 1 Manuel A Neat, Curacaos author (Nobleza di Coerazon)
  • Dec 1 Cyril Ritchard, Australian actor (Peter Pan, Hans Brinker), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1977)
  • Dec 2 Rewi Alley, New Zealand writer (Americans in China)
  • Dec 2 Hovhannes Bagramyan, Marshall of the Soviet Union (d. 1982)
  • Dec 3 Kate O'Brien, Irish writer (Without My Cloak)
  • Dec 4 Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker)
  • Dec 5 Nunnally Johnson, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1977)
  • Dec 6 John Axel Fernstrom, composer
  • Dec 6 Oscar Walter Cisek, Romanian writer and diplomat, born in Bucharest (d. 1966)
  • Dec 8 Leslie Heward, composer
  • Dec 9 Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, British actress (Gigi, Music Man), born in London, England (d. 1987)
  • Dec 10 Karl H Waggerl, Austria writer (Power of Love)
  • Dec 13 Drew Pearson, newscaster (Drew Pearson), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Dec 14 Margaret Chase Smith, (Rep/Sen-R-Maine)
  • Dec 14 Kurt Schuschnigg, Austrian politician (d. 1977)
  • Dec 16 Jacobus Petrus Duminy, cricketer (three Tests for South Africa 1927-29)
  • Dec 16 Paul Neuhuys, Belgian playwright (Le Canari et le Cerise)
  • Dec 18 Fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker
  • Dec 18 Fletcher Henderson, American arranger and composer (d. 1952)
  • Dec 19 Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, French anti-Semite/nazi collaborator
  • Dec 23 Julien Carette, French actor (Sylvia & the Phantom), born in Paris, France (d. 1966)
  • Dec 26 Willie Corsari, [Wilhelmina A Schmidt], Dutch writer
  • Dec 27 Iwan S Konew, Russ marshal/supreme commander pact of Warsaw
  • Dec 29 Hermann Heiss, composer
  • Dec 30 Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (d. 1976)
  • Dec 31 Rhys Williams, Welsh actor (How Green Was My Valley, Nightmare, Okinawa, Cross My Heart), born in Clydach, Swansea, Wales (d. 1969)