Famous People Born in 1900 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 396 of 396

  • Jul 5 Bernardus J Cardinal Alfrink, cardinal of Utrecht Netherlands
  • Jul 6 Frederica Sagor Maas, American playwright and screen writer (d. 2012)
  • Jul 7 Earle E. Partridge, United States Air Force general (d. 1990)
  • Jul 8 George Antheil, composer (Airplane Sonata), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Jul 9 Robert Oboussier, composer
  • Jul 10 Bob Catterall, cricketer (dashing South African batsman of 20's)
  • Jul 10 [Elsie] Evelyn Laye, English singer and actress (Bitter Sweet, Merry Widow), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • Jul 10 Sampson Sievers, Russian Orthodox Christian monk, priest and wonder-worker (d. 1979)
  • Jul 10 Mitchell Parish, American lyricist (d. 1993)
  • Jul 12 Fjodor Godunov-Tcherdynchev, Russian poet (Life of Tchernyshevsky)
  • Jul 13 JH Scheps, Dutch 2nd-Member of parliament (social democratic)
  • Jul 13 George Lewis, American musician (d. 1969)
  • Jul 18 Nathalie Sarraute [Tcherniak], French writer (Childhood, Portrait of a Man Unknown, The Golden Fruits), born in Ivanovo, Russia (d. 1999)
  • Jul 19 Arno Breker, German sculptor (3rd Reich sculptor
  • Jul 19 Charles Barnet "Roscoe" Harvey, soldier
  • Jul 19 Marc Turfkruijer, Flemish movie journalist/writer
  • Jul 20 Gottfried von Haberler, Austrian economist
  • Jul 20 Maurice Gilliams, Flemish writer/poet/essayist (Maria's Life)
  • Jul 20 Maurice Leyland, prolific cricket left-handed batsman (England)
  • Jul 24 Zelda Fitzgerald, 1st wife of F Scott
  • Jul 25 Enrique Amorim, Uruguayan author (La victoria no viene sola)
  • Jul 27 Charles Vidor, direct (Rhapsody, Gilda, Cover Girl), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 27 Hans Haug, Swiss composer, born in Luasanne (d. 1967)
  • Jul 28 Maurice Johnstone, composer
  • Jul 28 Catherine Dale Owen, American actress (Behind Office Doors), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1965)
  • Jul 29 Alexander Vasil'yevich Mosolov, composer [OS]
  • Jul 29 Don Redman, American jazz musician and orchestra leader (Sugar Hill Times), born in Piedmont, West Virginia (d. 1964)
  • Jul 29 Eyvind Johnson, Swedish novelist (Return to Ithaca), Nobel Prize (1974), born in Svartbjörnsbyn (d. 1976)
  • Jul 31 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll)
  • Jul 31 Erich Katz, German-born American composer and musicologist, born in Posen (d. 1974)
  • Aug 1 Otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26)
  • Aug 2 Helen Morgan [Riggins], American singer and actress (Applause, Show Boat), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 1941)
  • Aug 2 Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor/composer
  • Aug 3 Arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
  • Aug 3 Ernie Pyle, England, correspondent during WW II
  • Aug 3 John T Scopes, American teacher convicted for teaching evolution, born in Dayton, Tennessee (d. 1970)
  • Aug 4 Arturo Umberto Illia, President of Argentina (1963-66), born in Pergamino, Argentina (d. 1983)
  • Aug 4 Douglas L Mays, cartoonist (Punch)

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Aug 4 Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, British consort of King George VI and Queen Mother after his death, born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England (d. 2002)

Consort of George VI Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Consort of George VI
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
  • Aug 5 Bodi Rapp, [Johanna PAC Goetmakers], Dutch mezzo-soprano/teacher
  • Aug 6 Cecil H. Green, American geophysicist (d. 2003)
  • Aug 8 Josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange
  • Aug 8 Victor Young, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show, In Old California), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 10 Arthur Porritt, New Zealand 100m sprinter (Olympic bronze 1924)
  • Aug 11 Alexander Mosolov, composer (Zavod) [NS], born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Aug 11 Charles William Paddock, Texas, American athlete and 100m record breaker (Olympic-2 gold-1920) (d. 1943)
  • Aug 11 Philip Phillips, American archaeologist (d. 1994)
  • Aug 12 Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer
  • Aug 15 Estelle Brody, American actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Aug 16 Walter Kinsella, American actor (Martin Kane Private Eye), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • Aug 17 Quincy Howe, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Aug 18 Walter O'Keefe, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Aug 18 Glenn Albert Black, American archaeologist, born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1964)

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Aug 18 Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Indian diplomat and politician, born in Allahabad, India (d. 1990)

Indian Politician and Diplomat Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Indian Politician and Diplomat
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
  • Aug 19 Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (d. 1976)
  • Aug 20 Edward J "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147 break
  • Aug 21 Eileen Percy, Irish silent film actress (Let's Go), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1973)
  • Aug 22 Sergei Ozhegov, Russian lexicographer (Russian Language Dictionary), born in Kuvshinovo, Tver Oblast, Russia (d. 1964)
  • Aug 23 Ernst Krenek, composer (Johnny Spielt Auf), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 23 Malvina Reynolds, American folk singer and songwriter (Morningtown Ride), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1978)
  • Aug 24 Preston Foster, American actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger), born in Ocean City, New Jersey (d. 1970)
  • Aug 25 Mary Bruce, American tap dance teacher, born in Chicago (d. 1995)
  • Aug 26 Hellmuth Walter, German engineer and inventor (d. 1980)
  • Aug 27 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer
  • Aug 29 Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building, Centre Pompidou), born in Altona, Hamburg, Germany (d. 1991)
  • Aug 30 Franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief)
  • Aug 31 Roland Culver, English actor (Thunderball, Encore), born in London, England (d. 1984)
  • Aug 31 Gino Lucetti, Italian anarchist, born Carrara, Italy (d. 1943)
  • Sep 1 Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht)
  • Sep 1 Kazimierz Wilkomirski, composer
  • Sep 3 Urho K Kekkonen, premier/president Finland (1956-81)
  • Sep 4 Cornelis Verolme, Dutch ship builder
  • Sep 6 Julien Green, American-French writer (Frere Francois), born in Paris (d. 1998)
  • Sep 6 W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician, born in New Brunswick, Canada (d. 1979)
  • Sep 7 Taylor Caldwell [Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell], Anglo-American novelist (Dynasty of Death, Dear and Glorious Physician), born in Manchester, England (d. 1985)
  • Sep 7 Emerson Treacy, American actor (California Straight Ahead, Prowler), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • Sep 8 Claude D Pepper, (Rep-D-FL, 1963- ), old people's advocate
  • Sep 9 James Hilton, English novelist (Goodbye Mr Chips)
  • Sep 11 D. W. Brooks, American farmer and businessman (d. 1999)
  • Sep 12 Eric Harding Thiman, English composer, born in Ashford, Kent (d. 1975)
  • Sep 13 Gladys George, American actress (Roaring Twenties), born in Patten, Maine (d. 1954)
  • Sep 14 Sidney Marion, MA, entertainer
  • Sep 15 Larry Kent, CA, director (High Stakes)
  • Sep 17 John Willard Marriott, American hotelier (d. 1985)
  • Sep 17 Hughie Critz, baseball player (d. 1980)
  • Sep 19 Ricardo Cortez [Jacob Krantz], American actor and director (The Maltese Falcon), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • Sep 19 Solomon Pimsleur, composer
  • Sep 20 Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, Brazil general/pres (1964-67)
  • Sep 20 Uuno Kalervo Klami, composer
  • Sep 20 Wilhelm Weismann, composer
  • Sep 22 William Spratling, American silversmith (d. 1967)
  • Sep 22 Paul H. Emmett, American chemical engineer (d. 1985)
  • Sep 23 Bill Stone, British serviceman; one of the last surviving veterans of World War I
  • Sep 24 Ham Fisher, American cartoonist (d. 1955)
  • Sep 29 Miguel Alemán Valdés, President of Mexico (d. 1983)
  • Sep 30 Otto Roesch, paleontologist
  • Oct 1 Tom Goddard, English cricketer (d. 1966)

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Oct 2 Coco the Clown [Nicolai Poliakoff], Famous Russian clown, born in Dvinsk, Russian Empire (d. 1974)

Famous Clown Coco the Clown
Famous Clown
Coco the Clown
  • Oct 3 Jay Irving, American cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh), born in NYC, New York (d.1970)

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Oct 3 Thomas Wolfe, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d.1938)

Novelist Thomas Wolfe
Novelist
Thomas Wolfe
  • Oct 6 Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961)

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Oct 7 Heinrich Himmler, a leading Nazi and head of the Gestapo

Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler
  • Oct 8 Geoffrey Jellicoe, English landscape architect, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Oct 8 Serge Chermayeff, Russian-British architect and designer, born in Grozny, Russia (d. 1996)
  • Oct 8 Zeno Vancea, Romanian composer, born in Bocsa, Romania (d. 1990)
  • Oct 9 Alastair Sim, Scottish actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1976)
  • Oct 9 Silvio Cator, Haitian athlete long jumper (Olympic silver 1928), born in Cavaellon, Haiti (d. 1928)

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Oct 10 Helen Hayes, American actress (Caesar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1993)

Actress Helen Hayes
Actress
Helen Hayes
  • Oct 13 Marius-Francois Gaillard, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1973)
  • Oct 13 Gerald Marks, American songwriter (All of Me) (d. 1997)
  • Oct 14 Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)
  • Oct 15 Fritz Feld, German actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus, Errand Boy, Promises Promises), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1993)
  • Oct 15 Mervyn LeRoy, movie producer (Devil at 4 O'Clock)
  • Oct 16 Lloyd Corrigan, American actor (Papa Dodger, The Manchurian Candidate), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1969)
  • Oct 16 [Leon] Goose Goslin, baseball hall of famer (AL bat champ 1928)
  • Oct 16 Edward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator (d. 1979)
  • Oct 16 Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
  • Oct 17 Jean Arthur, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1993)
  • Oct 19 Bill Ponsford, cricketer (great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic v NSW)
  • Oct 19 Theodoro Valcarcel, composer
  • Oct 19 Roy Worters, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (d. 1957)
  • Oct 19 Erna Berger, German soprano (d. 1990)
  • Oct 20 Rodolfo Halffter, composer
  • Oct 20 Wayne Morse, (Sen-R/D-Ore)
  • Oct 22 Edward Stettinius Jr. 48th US Secretary of State (1944-45) and diplomat, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1949)
  • Oct 22 James Hall, American actor (Hell's Angels, Four Sons), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1940)
  • Oct 23 Douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain)
  • Oct 24 Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages
  • Oct 24 Karl Otto Runolfsson, composer
  • Oct 26 Ibrahim Abboud, 1st President and 4th Prime Minister of Sudan (1958-64), born in Suakin, Sudan (d. 1983)
  • Oct 26 Karin Boye, writer (Kallocain), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 1941)
  • Oct 30 Ragnar Granit Finnish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1991)
  • Oct 31 Cal Hubbard, American football and baseball player, and umpire (only person in Baseball and Football Hall of Fame), born in Keytesville, Missouri (d. 1977)
  • Nov 3 Roger Blunt, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in 9 Tests 1930-32)
  • Nov 3 Adolf Dassler, German founder of sportswear company Adidas, born in Herzogenaurach, Germany (d. 1978)
  • Nov 4 Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars)
  • 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 (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 (d. 1972)
  • Nov 7 Efrem Kurtz, Russian conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54), born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1995)
  • Nov 8 Georges Lonque, composer

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

  • Nov 8 Mihailo Vukdragovic, composer
  • Nov 8 Albert F. Frey-Wyssling, Küssnacht, Swiss Botanist and pioneer of submicroscopic morphology and the discipline of molecular biology
  • Nov 11 Helena Konopacka, Polish discus thrower (Olympic gold 1928)
  • Nov 11 Hugh Scott, (Sen-R-Penn), minority whip
  • 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

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

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)
  • Nov 18 Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist (Ditters & Jitters)
  • Nov 18 Howard Thurman, theologian/author (Deep River, Deep in the Hunger)
  • 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
  • Nov 19 Anna Seghers, [Netty Radvanyi-Reiling], German author (7th Cross)
  • Nov 19 Anton Walbrook [Adolf Wohlbrook], Austrian actor (Laura, I Accuse), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)
  • Nov 19 Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian scientist (d. 1980)
  • Nov 19 Bunny Ahearne, Irish ice hockey promoter (d. 1985)
  • Nov 20 Chester Gould, cartoonist (Dick Tracy)
  • 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 novelist (d. 1980)
  • Nov 24 Cornelius Kee, composer
  • Nov 24 Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, filmmaker/teacher
  • Nov 25 Arthur Schwartz, composer (Girl from Paris, Excuse my Dust)
  • Nov 25 Helen Gahagan Douglas, Nixon's 1st opponent/(Rep-D-Ca)
  • Nov 25 Rudolf Höß, commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp (d. 1947)
  • Nov 27 Leon Barzin, conductor (NY City Ballet 1948-58), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Nov 27 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, born in Zurich (d. 1994)
  • Nov 30 Korneel Goossens, Flemish literature/art historian
  • Dec 3 Lester Matthews, Nottingham England, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu)
  • Dec 3 Richard Kuhn, Austrian biochemist, worked with vitamins (Nobel 1938)
  • Dec 3 Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountain guide (d. 2004)

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Dec 6 Agnes Moorehead, American actress (Endora in Bewitched), born in Clinton, Massachusetts (d. 1974)

  • Dec 8 Sun Li-jen, Chinese general (d. 1990)
  • Dec 9 Albert Weisbord, American labor organizer (d. 1977)
  • Dec 12 Sammy Davis, Sr., American dancer (d. 1988)
  • Dec 13 Jonel Perlea, composer
  • Dec 13 Norman Foster, American actor (Skyscraper Souls), born in Richmond, Indiana (d. 1976)
  • Dec 14 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer
  • Dec 15 Francesco Messina, sculptor
  • Dec 16 Victor S Pritchett, literary critic/author (Myth Makers)
  • Dec 17 Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslavia, composer/conductor
  • Dec 17 Mary Cartwright, English mathematician (d. 1998)
  • Dec 17 Katina Paxinou, Greek actress (La femme nue), born in Piraeus, Greece (d. 1973)
  • Dec 20 Gabby Harnett, (NL MVP 1935)
  • Dec 21 Oda Schaefer, German author/poet (Die Windharfe, Ladies Only)
  • Dec 21 Vsevolod Vishnevsky, Russian playwright and journalist, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1951)
  • Dec 22 Alan Bush, English composer pianist and teacher, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Dec 23 Otto Soglow, American comics artist (d. 1975)
  • Dec 24 Joey Smallwood, Canadian politician, Premier of Newfoundland (d. 1991)
  • Dec 25 Gladys Swarthout, Deepwater Missouri, mezzo-soprano (La Gioconda)
  • Dec 25 W L "Tich" Cornford, cricketer (Sussex keeper played for England 1930)
  • Dec 27 Hans Stuck, German race car driver (d. 1978)
  • Dec 29 Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist