Famous People Born in 1898 (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 338 of 338

  • Jul 21 Ernest Willem Mulder, composer
  • Jul 21 Sara Carter, American country musician, songwriter and vocalist (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 Red Dutton, Canadian ice hockey player (Calgary Tigers) and coach, born in Russell, Manitoba (d. 1987)
  • Jul 23 Jacob Marschak, Ukrainian-American economist (econometrics), born in Kiev, Russia (d. 1977)
  • Jul 24 Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • 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 Queen Mother Moore, African-American civil rights activist and humanitarian, born in New Iberia, Louisiana (d. 1997)
  • Jul 28 Lawrence Gray, American actor, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1970)
  • Jul 28 Charles William Mayo, American surgeon and co-founder (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)
  • Aug 1 Morris Stoloff, American violinist (Picnic, Pal Joey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)
  • Aug 3 Karl Kehrle, Benedictine monk and beekeeper, born in Mittelbiberach, Germany (d. 1996)

  • Aug 8 Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans)
  • Aug 8 Alexis Minotis [Alexandros Minotakis], Greek actor (The Merchant of Venice, King Lear), born in Chania, Crete, Greece (d. 1990)
  • Aug 9 David de Jong, Dutch writer (Mutiny on the Canal)
  • Aug 11 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist
  • Aug 12 Oscar Homolka, Hungarian actor (Sabotage, The Seven Year Itch, Ball of Fire, I Remember Mama), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1978)
  • Aug 13 Jean Borotra, French tennis player (Wimbledon 1924, 26), born in Biarritz, France (d. 1994)
  • Aug 13 Regis Toomey, American actor (Burke's Law, Petticoat Junction), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Aug 15 Lillian Carter, US President Jimmy Carter's (1977-1981) mom, born in Richland, Georgia (d. 1983)
  • Aug 15 Jan Brzechwa, Polish poet (The Beetle), born in Zhmerynka, Ukraine (d. 1966)
  • Aug 17 Gerard Schmook, Flemish librarian/historian/custodian
  • Aug 20 Gerard Kraus, director Santpoort (Insanity in Netherlands)
  • Aug 20 Leopold Infeld, Polish nuclear physicist (Whom the God's Love), born in Kraków, Poland (d. 1968)
  • Aug 20 Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish author (The Emigrants) and historian, born in Moshultamåla, Sweden (d. 1973)
  • Aug 22 Francine Larrimore, French actress (John Meade's Woman), born in Verdun, France (d. 1975)
  • Aug 24 Albert Claude, Belgian biologist and physician (Nobel 1974), born in Longlier, Belgium (d. 1983)
  • Aug 24 Malcolm Cowley, American author (Flowering of New England), born in Belsano, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)
  • Aug 24 Marie J Hugenholtz, [Doctor Grandi], surgeon on Curacao
  • Aug 25 Helmut Hasse, German mathematician, born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1979)
  • Aug 25 Arthur Wood, English cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1973)
  • Aug 26 Peggy Guggenheim, American art patron & collector, born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • Aug 28 Ludwig Turek, German writer, born in Stendal, Germany (d. 1975)
  • Aug 29 Preston Sturges [Edmund Biden], American director and screenwriter (Sullivan's Travels), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1959)

Person of interestShirley Booth

Aug 30 Shirley Booth, American actress (Hazel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)

Actress Shirley Booth
Actress
Shirley Booth
  • Sep 1 Marilyn Miller [Renolds], American actress (Sunny) and wife of Jack Pickford, born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 1936)
  • Sep 5 Ebbe Hamerik, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1951)

  • Sep 8 Queenie Smith, American actress and dancer (Funny Side), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • Sep 9 Frank "Fordham Flash" Frisch, American baseball player (NL MVP 1931), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 10 Bessie Love, American actress (Broadway Melody, Children of Damned), born in Midland, Texas (d. 1986)
  • Sep 10 Waldo Semon, American inventor (d. 1999)
  • Sep 12 Ben Shahn, Lithuanian-American painter (1964 Arts & Letters), born in Kaunas, Lithuania (d. 1969)
  • Sep 12 Salvador Bacarisse, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1963)
  • Sep 14 Ernest Nash, German-American photographer and archaeologist, born in Nowawes, Germany (d. 1974)
  • Sep 15 John J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship's doctor/writer/poet (El Dorado)
  • Sep 16 H.A. Rey, American children's author, creator of "Curious George" (d. 1977)
  • Sep 19 Giuseppe Saragat, 5th President of Italy (1964-71), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1988)
  • Sep 21 Tushar Kanti Ghosh, Indian journalist and world's oldest and longest serving newspaper editor
  • Sep 22 Katherine Alexander, American actress, born in Fort Smith, Arkansas (d. 1977)
  • Sep 24 Charlotte van Pallandt, Dutch sculptress, born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1997)

Person of interestHoward Florey

Sep 24 Howard Florey, Australian pathologist and pharmacologist who purified penicillin (Nobel 1945), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 1968)

Pathologist and Nobel Laureate Howard Florey
Pathologist and Nobel Laureate
Howard Florey
  • Sep 25 Robert Brackman, American artist, born in Odes'ka Oblast, Ukraine (d. 1980)
  • Sep 26 George Gershwin [Jacob Gershvin], American composer (Rhapsody in Blue), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1937)
  • Sep 27 Vincent Youmans, American composer and songwriter (Tea for Two), born in NYC, New York (d. 1946)
  • Sep 28 Carl Clauberg, Nazi concentration camp doctor (d. 1957)
  • Sep 29 Trofim Lysenko, Soviet biologist and agronomist, born in Karlovka, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1976)
  • Sep 30 Felix Kersten, Baltic-German/Finnish masseuse (Heinrich Himmler)
  • Sep 30 Johannes Rontgen, composer
  • Sep 30 Renée Adorée [Jeanne de la Fontein], French actress (The Big Parade), born in Lille, Nord, France (d. 1933)
  • Sep 30 Princess Charlotte of Monaco (d. 1977)
  • Oct 1 Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), born in Gaaden (d. 1968)
  • Oct 3 Leo McCarey, American film director (The Awful Truth), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1969)
  • Oct 7 Alfred Wallenstein, conductor (Chic Symph 1922-29), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 8 Clarence Williams, American composer, born in Plaquemine, Louisiana (d. 1965)
  • Oct 10 Lilly Daché, French-American milliner and fashion designer, born in Bègles, France (d. 1989)
  • Oct 14 Cruys Voorbergh [Ernest Pieter Coningh], Dutch actor and director (De vliegende Hollander , Flying Dutchman), born in Bagoe, Dutch East Indies (d. 1963)
  • Oct 15 Gunther Ramin, German organist and composer, born in Karlsruhe, Germany (d. 1956)
  • Oct 15 Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian athlete (Olympic gold 1928), born in Ouled Djellal, Algeria (d. 1951)
  • Oct 16 Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR
  • Oct 16 William O Douglas, Maine, 81st Supreme Court justice (1939-75)
  • Oct 17 Mildred Knopf, cookbook writer
  • Oct 17 Shinichi Suzuki, Japanese music teacher (Suzuki Method), born in Nagoya, Japan (d. 1998)
  • Oct 17 Simon Vestdijk, Dutch writer/poet (5th Seal)
  • Oct 18 Lotte Lenya [Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer], Austrian singer and actress (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, From Russia with Love), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • Oct 18 Raymond Glenn, American actor (Raisin in the Sun, Carmen Jones), born in Frankfort, Kentucky (d. 1974)
  • Oct 21 Amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/gov-gen of Italian East-Africa
  • Oct 21 Eduard Pütsep, Estonian wresler and Olympic medalist (d. 1960)
  • Oct 22 Damaso Alonso, Spanish poet (Hijos de la ira)
  • Oct 22 Marcel Mihalovici, composer
  • Oct 25 Sidney James van den Bergh, Dutch businessman and politician, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1977)
  • Oct 26 Beryl Rubinstein, American pianist and composer, born in Athens, Georgia (d. 1952)
  • Oct 29 Emmanuel Bondeville, composer
  • Oct 30 Bill Terry, baseball player (d. 1989)
  • Oct 31 Alfred Sauvy, French statistician (Affluence & Population), born in Villeneuve-de-la-Raho, France (d. 1990)
  • Nov 1 Arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (d. 1960)
  • Nov 7 Raphaël Salem, Greek mathematician, born in Saloniki, Ottoman Empire (d. 1963)
  • Nov 8 Marie Prevost, Canadian actress (The Marriage Circle, The Racket), born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada (d. 1937)
  • Nov 9 Owen Barfield, British philosopher of language, born in London (d. 1997)
  • Nov 9 Leonard Carmichael, American Psychologist and secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1953-64), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)
  • Nov 11 Father Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle, German Jesuit priest/Zen teacher
  • Nov 11 Rene Clair, director (I Married a Witch, It Happened Tomorrow)
  • Nov 12 Abraham J D van Oosten, Dutch poet/author (His Master's Voice)
  • Nov 12 Leon Štukelj, Slovene gymnast (d. 1999)
  • Nov 13 Earl Sande, American jockey (Hall of Famer), born in Groton, South Dakota (d. 1968)
  • Nov 14 Benjamin Fondane, Romanian-French writer and filmmaker (d. 1944)
  • Nov 15 Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap)
  • Nov 18 Joris Ivens, Nijmegen Netherlands, director (Rain)
  • Nov 18 Oswald Erich Sehlbach, composer
  • Nov 19 Arthur R. von Hippel, German-born physicist (d. 2003)
  • Nov 21 René Magritte, Belgian surrealistic painter (This is Not a Pipe)
  • Nov 22 Wiley Post, Grand Plain Tx, aviator/parachutist (crashed in Alaska)

Person of interestKarl Ziegler

Nov 26 Karl Ziegler, German chemist and Nobel Laureate (polymers), born in Helsa, German Empire (d. 1973)

Chemist/Nobel Laureate Karl Ziegler
Chemist/Nobel Laureate
Karl Ziegler
  • Nov 27 Nelly Steuer-Wagenaar, Dutch pianist
  • Nov 27 Fredric Warburg, publisher and author (d. 1981)
  • Nov 28 Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainian writer (Birth of Hero) [OS]

Person of interestC. S. Lewis

Nov 29 C. S. Lewis [Clive Staples], British sci-fi author (Silver Chair), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 1963)

Author and Theologian C. S. Lewis
Author and Theologian
C. S. Lewis
  • Nov 29 Rod La Rocque, American actor (The Ten Commandments), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1969)

  • Nov 30 Roy "Link" Lyman, NFL tackle (Chicago Bears)
  • Dec 2 Indra Lal Roy, Indian pilot (d. 1918)
  • Dec 3 Lev Konstantinovich Knipper, composer
  • Dec 5 Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan (d. 1982)
  • Dec 5 Grace Moore, Slabtown, Tennessee, American soprano (One Night of Love)
  • Dec 6 Alfred Eisenstaedt, photo journalist
  • Dec 6 Gunnar Myrdal, Swedish sociologist/economist (Nobel 1974)
  • Dec 6 Herman Shumlin, American Broadway producer, director and actor (Watch on the Rhine), born in Atwood, Colorado (d. 1979)
  • Dec 9 Emmett Kelly, Sedan KS, circus clown (Weary Willie)
  • Dec 10 Anton Mauve, Dutch painter
  • Dec 10 Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainian writer (Birth of Hero) [NS]
  • Dec 11 Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet (Barfotabarn)
  • Dec 13 Daniel Lazarus, French composer (d. 1964)
  • Dec 14 Frederick Douglass Hall, American composer, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1982)
  • Dec 15 Fernando Remacha, composer
  • Dec 18 Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist
  • Dec 20 Irene Dunne, American actress (Cimarron, Theodora Goes Wild), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1990)
  • Dec 21 Ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar)
  • Dec 22 Lionel Charles Robbins, British economist, born in Middlesex, England (d. 1984)
  • Dec 22 Vladimir Aleksandrovich Fock, Russian physicist (d. 1974)
  • Dec 24 Héctor Scarone, Uruguayan footballer (d. 1967)
  • Dec 24 Baby Dodds, American jazz drummer (d. 1959)
  • Dec 25 Theo Swagemakers, Dutch portrait painter
  • Dec 28 Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Swedish meteorologist (d. 1957)
  • Dec 28 Shigematsu Sakaibara, Japanese admiral (d. 1947)
  • Dec 29 Jeanne Leleu, composer
  • Dec 30 Vincent Lopez, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), born in Brooklyn, New York