Famous People Born in July 1898

  • Jul 1 Andre-Marie Charue, bishop of Namen Belgium

Person of interestGertrude Lawrence

Jul 4 Gertrude Lawrence, English actress (Mimi, Rembrandt) and musical performer, born in London (d. 1952)

Actress and Musical Performer Gertrude Lawrence
Actress and Musical Performer
Gertrude Lawrence
  • Jul 4 Johnny Lee, American actor (Song of the South, The Amos 'n' Andy Show), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1965)
  • Jul 4 Dr. Pilar Barbosa, Puerto Rican historian (d. 1997)
  • Jul 4 Gulzarilal Nanda, Indian politician and economist, temporary Prime Minster of India (1964, 1966), born in Sialkot, British India (d. 1998)
  • Jul 5 Yip Man, Ving Tsun Sifu and Master of Style (Gung-Gung) (d. 1972)
  • Jul 6 Hanns Eisler, German/US composer/German DR-minister for propaganda
  • Jul 7 Hanns Eisler, composer
  • Jul 8 Alec Waugh, English novelist (Island in the Sun); brother of Evelyn, born in London, England (d. 1981)
  • Jul 8 Melville Ruick, American actor (Sun Valley Serenade, City Hospital), born in Boise, Idaho (d. 1972)
  • Jul 9 Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer/journalist (Mary, Revolt in Congo)
  • Jul 9 Marcel Delannoy, composer
  • Jul 11 Hendrik J Pos, Dutch philosopher/CEO (Committee of Watchfulness)
  • Jul 11 Herman de Man, [Salomon H Hamburger], Dutch writer/Radio Orange
  • Jul 13 Martin David, German/Neth law historian
  • Jul 13 Julius Schreck, member of the Nazi party (d. 1936)
  • Jul 14 Ivan Triesault [Johann Constantin Treisalt], Russian actor (Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute), born in Reval, Russian Empire (d. 1980)
  • Jul 14 A. B. "Happy" Chandler, American politician and baseball commissioner (d. 1991)
  • Jul 15 Noel Gay [Reginald Moxon Armitage], British composer (Who's been polishing the Sun), born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England (d. 1954)
  • Jul 15 Norman Demuth, composer
  • Jul 17 Berenice Abbott, photographer (World of Atget), born in Springfield, Ohio
  • Jul 17 Osmond Borradaile, Canadian cinematographer (d. 1999)
  • Jul 18 Herbert Marcuse, communist philosopher (Eros & Civilization), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jul 18 John Stuart, Scottish actor (Kittie, Superman, Number Seventeen), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1979)
  • Jul 19 Juan Bautista Plaza-Alfonzo, composer
  • Jul 21 Ernest Willem Mulder, composer
  • Jul 21 Sara Carter, American vocalist, guitarist (Carter Family), born in Cooper Creek, Virginia (d. 1979)

Person of interestAlexander Calder

Jul 22 Alexander Calder, American sculptor (mobiles, stabiles), born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania (d. 1976)

  • Jul 22 Stephen Vincent Benét, American author (d. 1943)
  • Jul 23 Mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46)
  • Jul 23 Jacob Marschak, American economist (d. 1977)
  • Jul 24 Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter
  • Jul 24 Caterina Jarboro, African-American opera singer and 1st black female performer to sing on opera stage in US, born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 1986)
  • Jul 27 Lena Amsel, Russian actress (Love Tragedy), born in Lódz, Poland, Russian Empire (d. 1929)
  • Jul 27 Audley Moore, civil rights activist, humanitarian [Queen Mother]
  • Jul 28 Lawrence Gray, American actor, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1970)
  • Jul 28 Charles William Mayo, American surgeon (Mayo Clinic), born in Rochester, Minnesota (d. 1968)
  • Jul 29 Isidor Isaac Rabi, Polish physicist (explored atom, Nobel 1944)
  • Jul 30 Henry Moore, English artist and sculptor (known for Three Piece Sculpture: Vertebrae), born in Castleford (d. 1986)