Famous People Born in 1899 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 348 of 348

  • Jul 26 Carel C van Essen, Dutch archaeologist (Italian & Roman art)
  • Jul 26 Danton Walker, American columnist (Broadway Spotlight), born in Mariette, Georgia (d. 1960)
  • Jul 27 Perc Hornibrook, Australian cricket left-arm bowler (20's)
  • Jul 29 Walter Beall, American baseball player (d. 1959)
  • Jul 30 Gerald Moore, England, pianist (Am I Too Loud)
  • Jul 30 Henricus Moorman, Dutch vice-admiral (KVP)
  • Jul 30 John Woods Duke, composer
  • Aug 1 William Steinberg, German-American conductor (Boston Symphony 1969-71), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1978)
  • Aug 2 Charles Bennett, screenwriter
  • Aug 2 George Malcolm Thomson, journalist
  • Aug 3 Sally Benson, novelist
  • Aug 3 Louis Chiron, Monegasque race car driver (d. 1979)
  • Aug 4 Ezra Taft Benson, 13th President of Mormon Church and US Secretary of Agriculture, born in Whitney, Idaho (d. 1994)
  • Aug 7 Irene "Renie" Riano, English-born American actress [The Family Jewels], born in London, England (d. 1971)
  • Aug 9 Armand Salacrou, French playwright
  • Aug 9 Pamela Lyndon Travers, Queensland, Australia, writer (Mary Poppins), (d. 1996)
  • Aug 12 Alfred Kantorowicz, German historian (Spanish Diary)
  • Aug 12 Ben Sealey, West Indian cricketer (d. 1963)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 13 Alfred Hitchcock, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window), born in Leytonstone, Essex (d. 1980)

  • Aug 14 Jaroslav Jeremias, composer
  • Aug 16 Glenn Strange, American actor (Sam the Bartender-Gunsmoke), born in Weed, New Mexico (d. 1973)
  • Aug 19 Kenneth MacKenna, American actor and director (Judgment at Nuremberg, Those We Love), born in Canterbury, New Hampshire (d. 1962)
  • Aug 19 Colleen Moore, American actress (The Scarlet Letter), born in Port Huron, Michigan (d. 1988)
  • Aug 19 Charlie Hall, English comedic actor (Tit for Tat, A Chump at Oxford), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1959)
  • Aug 19 Franz C. Schmelkes, Czech-born Chemist who discovered azochloramid (chlorazodin), widely used as a disinfectant to sterilize wounds and burns, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Aug 20 Hanns Lilje, German Lutherian bishop/antifascist (Church und Welt)
  • Aug 24 Johan Fabricius, Dutch novelist (Island of Demons), born in Bandung, Java, Indonesia (d. 1981)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 24 Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine writer of fiction and essays (Labyrinths), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1986)

  • Aug 24 Ruth Schaumann, German painter, writer and sculptor (Rose, Black King), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1975)
  • Aug 26 Rufino Tamayo, Mexican painter
  • Aug 27 Byron Foulger, American actor (River's Edge, Up in Smoke), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 1970)
  • Aug 27 Cecil Scott Forester, English historical novelist (Horatio Hornblower) (d. 1966)
  • Aug 28 Charles Boyer, French actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park), born in Figeac, Lot, France (d. 1978)
  • Aug 29 George Macready, American actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1973)
  • Aug 29 Lyman Lemnitzer, United States Army Marine Corps general (WWII), born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)
  • Aug 31 Paul E Garber, American founder/1st curator of National Air & Space Museum, born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 1992)
  • Aug 31 Walter Muller von Kulm, Swiss composer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1967)
  • Sep 1 Richard Arlen, American actor (Apache Uprising, Wings), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 1976)
  • Sep 2 Hans Nielsen, Danish lightweight and featherweight boxer (Olympic gold 1924)
  • Sep 6 Billy Rose [William Samuel Rosenberg], American theatrical producer (Diamond Horse Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1966)
  • Sep 7 Leendert A Donker, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA)
  • Sep 9 Louis Cheslock, composer
  • Sep 9 Neil Hamilton, American actor (The White Rose, When Strangers Marry, Batman), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 1984)
  • Sep 9 Waite Hoyt, American baseball player (d. 1984)
  • Sep 11 Nelly "Nell" Knoop, Dutch actress (Jenny, Driestuivers Opera), born in Batavia, Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1971)
  • Sep 11 Jimmie Davis, Quitman, Louisiana, American singer and songwriter (You Are My Sunshine)
  • Sep 12 Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect and painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1958)
  • Sep 13 Anton Constandse, Dutch anarchist/writer
  • Sep 13 Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, leader of the Iron Guard (d. 1938)
  • Sep 14 Hal Wallis, movie producer (Maltese Falcon, Barefoot in the Park)
  • Sep 15 Milton S Eisenhower, Dwight's brother/pres (Pennsylvania State)

  • Sep 16 Hans Swarowsky, conductor (Graz Opera 1947-50), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Sep 17 Winnie Lightner, Greenport NY, comedienne (Sit Tight, Side Show)
  • Sep 20 Elliott Nugent, American director (And So They Were Married), born in Dover, Ohio (d. 1980)
  • Sep 20 Leo Strauss, German-born philosopher (d. 1973)
  • Sep 21 Luc Haesaerts, Flemish art critic (Flandre)
  • Sep 21 Frederick Coutts, Scottish 8th General of The Salvation Army, born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland (d. 1986)
  • Sep 23 Louise Nevelson, sculptor (Sky Cathedral), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Sep 23 William Levi Dawson, composer
  • Sep 24 Eduardo Hernandez Moncada, composer
  • Sep 24 Sir William Dobell, Australian portrait artist (d. 1970)
  • Sep 29 Billy Butlin, South Africa, holiday camp promoter
  • Sep 29 Jolie Gabor, mother of Magda, Zsa Zsa, & Eva
  • Sep 29 Lásló Jósef Bíró, Hungarian inventor (ballpoint pen), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1985)
  • Sep 30 Hendrik Marsman, Dutch poet/writer/critic
  • Oct 1 Lajos Bardos, composer
  • Oct 1 Ernest Haycox, American writer (d. 1950)
  • Oct 3 Gertrude Berg, American actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs), born in Harlem, New York (d. 1966)
  • Oct 5 Boleslaw Woytowicz, composer
  • Oct 5 Georg, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1962)
  • Oct 8 Milner Gray, British graphic designer, born in London (d. 1997)
  • Oct 8 Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname relig leader/co-found (VHP)
  • Oct 9 Bruce Catton, American historian and writer (Civil War), born in Petoskey, Michigan (d. 1978)
  • Oct 11 A L "Oosh" Ochse, cricketer (no relation to A E South African fast bowler)
  • Oct 11 Eddie Dyer, American baseball player (d. 1964)
  • Oct 13 Marcelle de Manziarly, composer
  • Oct 14 Alan Washbond, American 2-man bobsled (Olympic gold 1932)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 19 Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan novelist (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67), journalist and poet, born in Guatemala City (d. 1974)

Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist Miguel Ángel Asturias
Nobel Prize winning Novelist and Journalist
Miguel Ángel Asturias
  • Oct 20 Evelyn Brent, American actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 1975)
  • Oct 20 Marnix Gijsen, [baron Jan-Albert Goris], Flemish writer (Grote God Pan)
  • Oct 23 Lilyan Tashman, American actress (Millie, Bulldog Drummond), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1934)
  • Oct 24 Ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)
  • Oct 29 Akim Tamiroff, Armenian-Russian actor (Touch of Evil, For Whom the Bell Tolls), born in Tiflis, Russian Empire (d. 1972)
  • Oct 30 Ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP)
  • Nov 2 Edgar du Perron, Dutch author and poet (Land of Origin), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1940)
  • Nov 3 Gleb Wataghin, Ukrainian-Italian physicist (d. 1986)
  • Nov 4 Carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan)
  • Nov 4 Mimi Boesnach, Dutch actress (Wedding of Kloris & Roosje), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • Nov 4 Nicolas Frantz, Luxembourgish cyclist (d. 1985)
  • Nov 5 Forrest Lewis, American actor (All That Heaven Allows, Monster of Piedras Blancas), born in Knightstown, Indiana (d. 1977)
  • Nov 11 Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates)
  • Nov 11 Pat O'Brien, American actor (Knute Rockne, Angels with Dirty Faces), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1983)
  • Nov 15 Avdy Andresson, Estonian statesman (d. 1990)
  • Nov 15 Iskander Mirza, first President of Pakistan (d. 1969)
  • Nov 16 Mary Margaret McBride, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC), born in Paris, Missouri
  • Nov 17 Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar)
  • Nov 17 Douglas Shearer, Canadian film sound engineer (d. 1971)
  • Nov 18 Eugene Ormandy, [Blau], conductor (Philadelphia Orch), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Nov 19 Allen Tate, American poet (Mr Pope & Other Poems)
  • Nov 19 Grand Ayatollah Abul-Qassim Khoei, influential Shia Islamic scholar (d. 1992)
  • Nov 20 Juan Vicente Lecuna, composer
  • Nov 21 Jobyna Ralston, American actress (For Heaven's Sake), born in South Pittsburg, Tennessee (d. 1967)
  • Nov 22 Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael, American composer, singer and actor (In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening), born in Bloomington, Indiana (d. 1981)
  • Nov 23 Norman Hunter, English children's writer (Professor Branestawm), born in London (d. 1995)
  • Nov 24 Jan Adam Maklakiewicz, composer
  • Nov 24 Ward Morehouse, American theater critic and newspaper columnist (d. 1966)
  • Nov 25 Vera Reynolds, American silent screen actress (Lawless Woman), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1962)
  • Nov 25 William R Burnett, American author (Little Caesar)
  • Nov 26 Bruno Hauptmann, German kidnapper of Charles Augustus Lindbergh III (d. 1936)
  • Nov 29 Gustave Reese, composer
  • Nov 29 Genevieve Tobin, American actress (Zaza, Great Gambini, Uncertain Lady), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Nov 29 Andrija Artuković, Croatian war criminal (d. 1988)
  • Dec 1 Robert Welch, founded John Birch Society
  • Dec 2 John Barbirolli, English conductor (NY Philharmonic Orchestra)
  • Dec 2 John Cobb, British racing driver (d. 1952)
  • Dec 2 Ray Morehart, American baseball player (d. 1989)
  • Dec 3 Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1965)
  • Dec 4 Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Frisian farmer/writer
  • Dec 4 Charles William (Charlie) Spencer Newcastle and England football player (d. 1953)
  • Dec 5 Sonny Boy Williamson II [Aleck Miller], American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, born in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi (d. 1965) (year of birth disputed)
  • Dec 6 Harry Buller Siege Willis, son of South Africa boer in Ladysmith
  • Dec 6 Nikolai Batalov, Russian actor (Tretya meshchanskaya, Mother), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1937)
  • Dec 8 James "Pigmeat" Jarrett, pianist
  • Dec 8 John Qualen, Canadian actor (Casablanca, The Grapes of Wrath, The Searchers), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1987)
  • Dec 8 Sarah Williamson, US missionary in Liberia
  • Dec 9 Frans van Amelsvoort, Dutch choir conductor
  • Dec 9 Howard Freeman, American actor (Studio One, Double Dynamite), born in Helena, Montana (d. 1967)
  • Dec 9 Jean de Brunhoff, French children's book author (Babar the Elephant)
  • Dec 9 Leonie Fuller Adams, US poetess (Those not elected)
  • Dec 11 Vera von der Heydt, psychoanalyst
  • Dec 13 Harold Guinzburg, publisher (founder of Literary Guild)
  • Dec 13 Yusef Greiss, composer
  • Dec 15 Frank Vosper, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Rome Express), born in London, England (d. 1937)
  • Dec 15 Harold Abrahams, English sprinter (d. 1978)
  • Dec 16 Harold Walter Bailey, philologist
  • Dec 16 Noel Coward, England, playwright (In Which We Serve-1942 Acad Award)
  • Dec 21 Guy Wilkerson, American actor (Dead or Alive, West of Texas, Shootin' Iron), born in Whitewright, Texas (d. 1971)
  • Dec 22 Gustaf Gründgens, German actor and director (M, Faust, A Glass of Water), born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1963)
  • Dec 22 Wiley Post, Texas, aviation pioneer
  • Dec 25 Frank Fergusson, American character actor (My Friend Flicka, Peyton Place), born in Ferndale, California (d. 1978)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 25 Humphrey Bogart, American actor (Casablanca - "Here's looking at you, kid"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1957)

  • Dec 25 Raphael Soyer, Russian-born american artist (Depression Scenes in NYC), born in Borisoglebsk, Tambov (d. 1987)
  • Dec 27 Paul Costello, American double sculls (Olympic gold 1920, 24, 28)
  • Dec 28 Eugeniusz Bodo [Bohdan Eugène Junod], Polish film director, producer and comedic actor, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1943)
  • Dec 29 Nie Rongzhen, People's Liberation Army Chief of General Staff (d. 1992)
  • Dec 30 Helge Ingstad, Norwegian explorer (d. 2001)
  • Dec 31 Gaston Glass, film executive, born in Paris, France
  • Dec 31 Silvestre Revueltas, Santiago Papasquiaro Mexico, composer (Sensemaya)