On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1900

  • Nov 3 Roger Blunt MBE, New Zealand cricket all-rounder and broadcaster (9 Tests; BBC), born in Durham, England (d. 1966)
  • Nov 3 Adolf Dassler, German entrepreneur (founder sportswear company Adidas), born in Herzogenaurach, Germany (d. 1978)
  • Nov 4 Luigi Lucioni, Italian-American landscape painter (opera stars), born in Malnate, Italy (d. 1988)
  • Nov 4 Don Alvarado [Jose Page], American actor (Captain Thunder, Morning Glory, Big Steal), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico (d. 1967)
  • Nov 4 Lucreţiu Pătrăşcanu, Romanian communist activist and sociologist, born in Bacău, Romania (d. 1954)
  • Nov 5 Natalie Schafer, American actress (Gilligan's Island, Anastasia), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • Nov 5 Martin Dies, Jr., American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas), born in Colorado City, Texas (d. 1972)
  • Nov 7 Efrem Kurtz, Russian conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54), born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1995)
  • Nov 8 Georges Lonque, Belgian composer, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1967)

Person of interestMargaret Mitchell

Nov 8 Margaret Mitchell, American author (Gone With the Wind), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1949)

  • Nov 8 Mihailo Vukdragović, Serbian composer (d. 1967)
  • Nov 8 Albert F. Frey-Wyssling, Swiss botanist and pioneer of submicroscopic morphology and the discipline of molecular biology, born in Küsnacht, Switzerland (d. 1988)
  • Nov 11 Hugh Scott, American lawyer and politician (Senate Minority Leader 1969-77), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia (d. 1994)
  • Nov 11 John Longden, British actor (Man From Interpol), born in the West Indies (d. 1971)
  • Nov 13 Edward Buzzell, American film director (Child of Manhattan), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
  • Nov 14 Clara Fasano, sculptor

Person of interestAaron Copland

Nov 14 Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)

Composer Aaron Copland
Composer
Aaron Copland
  • Nov 17 Marcel Dalio [Israel Moshe Blauschild], French actor (Sabrina, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Casablanca), born in Paris, France (d. 1983) date of birth disputed
  • Nov 18 Constantin Alajalov, Armenian-American artist (Ditters & Jitters), born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia (d. 1987)
  • Nov 18 George Kistiakowsky, Ukrainian-American chemist who helped develop the first atomic bomb (Manhattan Project), but later opposed nuclear weapons, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1982)
  • Nov 19 Anna Seghers [Netty Reiling], German author (The 7th Cross), born in Mainz, Germany (d. 1983)
  • Nov 19 Anton Walbrook [Adolf Wohlbrook], Austrian actor (Laura, I Accuse), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)
  • Nov 19 Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian hydrodynamicist and mathematician, born in Kazan, Russian Empire (d. 1980)
  • Nov 19 Bunny Ahearne, Britsih ice hockey promoter, born in County Wexford, Ireland (d. 1985)
  • Nov 20 Chester Gould, American cartoonist (Dick Tracy), born in Pawnee, Oklahoma (d. 1985)
  • Nov 21 Alice Calhoun, American Silent film actress (Flowing Gold), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1966)
  • Nov 22 Hugo Godron, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1971)
  • Nov 22 Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and writer (The White Lanes of Summer), born in Capel Bangor, Dyfed, Wales (d. 1980)
  • Nov 22 Bennie Borgmann, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward and coach (Kingston Colonials, Original Celtics; coach Syracuse Nationals), born in Haledon, New Jersey (d. 1978)
  • Nov 24 Cornelius Kee, composer
  • Nov 24 Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, filmmaker/teacher
  • Nov 25 Arthur Schwartz, American composer (I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans; That's Entertainment), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1984)
  • Nov 25 Helen Gahagan Douglas, American actress and politician (Nixon's 1st opponent for the United States Senate in 1950), born in Boonton, New Jersey (d. 1980)
  • Nov 25 Rudolf Höss, German commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp, born in Baden-Baden, German Empire (d. 1947)
  • Nov 27 Léon Barzin, Belgian-American conductor (NY City Ballet 1948-58), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1999)
  • Nov 27 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, born in Zurich (d. 1994)
  • Nov 29 Håkan Malmrot, Swedish swimmer (Olympic gold 200m & 400m breaststroke 1920), born in Örebro, Sweden (d. 1987)
  • Nov 30 Korneel Goossens, Flemish literature/art historian

About November 1900

How Old? 119 years old
Generation: Lost Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)