Famous People Born in 1902 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 453

  • Jun 6 Harold Roxbee Cox, Baron Kings Norton, British aeronautical engineer, born in Kings Norton, England (d. 1997)
  • Jun 6 Jimmie Lunceford, American swing jazz saxophonist and bandleader (Rhythm Is Our Business; For Dancers Only), born in Fulton, Mississippi (d. 1947) [1] [2]
  • Jun 7 (Sarah) Hope Summers, American character actress (The Andy Griffith Show & Mayberry RFD - "Clara"), born in Mattoon, Illinois (d. 1979)
  • Jun 7 Herman B. Wells, president and chancellor of Indiana University, born in Jamestown, Indiana (d. 2000)
  • Jun 8 Albe [Renaut A. Joostens], Flemish writer (Andalusian Diary), born in Mechelen, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1973)
  • Jun 9 Nehemiah "Skip" James, American Delta blues singer, guitarist and piano player ("I'm So Glad"), born in Bentonia, Mississippi (d. 1969)
  • Jun 10 Gaston Brenta, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1969)
  • Jun 11 Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, Soviet composer, born in Omsk, Russia (d. 1963)
  • Jun 12 (Raymond) Lee Morgan, American actor (Dungeons of Harrow; The Last of the Fast Guns), born in Stanford, Texas (d. 1967)
  • Jun 12 Hendrik Elias, Flemish historian and Mayor of Ghent (1941-44), born in Machelen, Belgium (d. 1973)
  • Jun 14 Carl Esmond, Austrian actor (Ministry of Fear, Smash-Up), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2004)
  • Jun 15 Erik Erikson, Frankfurt Germany, American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst who coined the phrase "identity crisis"
  • Jun 16 Barbara McClintock, American cytogeneticist (Jumping Genes, Nobel 1983)
  • Jun 16 George Gaylord Simpson, American paleontologist, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1984)
  • Jun 16 Kornelis Posthumus, Dutch chemist
  • Jun 17 Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (Australian off-spinner v WI 1930-31), born in Kangaroo Point, Queensland, Australia (d. 1982)
  • Jun 17 Sammy Fain, American popular music composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • Jun 19 Guy Lombardo, Canadian-American orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne), born in London, Ontario, Canada (d. 1977)
  • Jun 21 Wilhelm Maler, German composer, born in Heidelberg, Germany (d. 1976)
  • Jun 22 Arnold J d'Ailly, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam (1946-56), born in Franeker, Netherland (d. 1967)
  • Jun 22 David Burns, American actor (The Music Man; Hello Dolly!), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • Jun 22 Marguerite De La Motte, American actress, born in Duluth, Minnesota (d. 1950)
  • Jun 23 Howard T Engstrom, computer designer (Univac), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 23 Mathias Wieman, German actor (The Blue Light, Fear), born in Osnabrück, Germany (d. 1969)
  • Jun 25 Prince Yasuhito Chichibu, brother of Emperor Showa, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1953)
  • Jun 26 Antonia Brico, Dutch-American conductor and pianist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • Jun 26 Bill Lear, American engineer, manufacturer and CEO (Lear Jet Corp), born in Hannibal, Missouri (d. 1978)
  • Jun 26 Hugues Cuénod, Swiss tenor and musical educator, born in Corseaux-sur-Vevey, Switzerland (d. 2010)
  • Jun 28 Pierre Brunet, French figure skater pair (Olympic gold 1928, 32), born in Paris (d. 1991)

Richard RodgersRichard Rodgers (1902-1979)

Jun 28 American composer, mostly for theater (Rodgers & Hart - "Pal Joey"; "Babes In Arms"; Rodgers & Hammerstein - "Oklahoma!"; "South Pacific"; "The King And I"; "The Sound Of Music") and 1st EGOT (Emmy; Grammy; Oscar; and Tony awards winner), born in NYC, New York

  • Jun 29 Carl-Heinz Schroth, German actor and director (Reaching for the Stars), born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1989)
  • Jun 29 Ellen Clara Pollock, British-German actress (Wicked Lady, Horror Hospital), born in Heidelberg, Germany (d. 1997)
  • Jul 1 José Luis Sert, Spanish-American architect and urban developer, born in Barcelona (d. 1983)

William WylerWilliam Wyler (1902-1981)

Jul 1 American film director (Ben-Hur, Mrs Miniver), born in Mülhausen, Alsace-Lorraine, German Empire

  • Jul 3 Jack Newman, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (3 Tests; Test selector 1958-63; president NZ Cricket Council 1964-67), born in Brightwater, NZ (d. 1996)

George MurphyGeorge Murphy (1902-1992)

Jul 4 American politician (US Senator, California), actor and dancer (MGM Parade), born in New Haven, Connecticut

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky (1902-1983)

Jul 4 Polish-born American mobster known as the "Mob's Accountant", born in Grodno, Russian Empire

  • Jul 4 Vince Barnett, American actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1977)
  • Jul 5 Frank Waters, American writer, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 1995)
  • Jul 5 Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., American politician (Sen-R) and ambassador (West Germany, Vietnam & UN), born in Nahant, Massachusetts (d. 1985)
  • Jul 7 James McCartney, father of Beatle Paul McCartney, born in Everton, Liverpool, England (d. 1976)
  • Jul 7 Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jul 9 Gerhard Pohl, German writer (Crazy Ferdinand), born in Trachenberg, Silesia (d. 1966)
  • Jul 10 Günther Weisenborn, German writer and German Resistance fighter, born in Velbert (d. 1969)
  • Jul 10 Jacobus Wouterus van Dieren, Dutch biologist (Terschelling), born in Amsterdam (d. 1935)
  • Jul 10 Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), born in Königshütte, Upper Silesia (d. 1958)
  • Jul 11 Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58)
  • Jul 11 Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Dutch/US phycist
  • Jul 12 Günther Anders, German Jewish philosopher, born in Breslau, German Empire (d. 1992)
  • Jul 14 Paul Guilfoyle, American actor and director (White Heat, Cyrano de Bergerac), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1961)
  • Jul 14 Truman J. Hedding, US vice-admiral (WWII) (d. 1995)
  • Jul 15 Jean Rey, Belgian President of European Commission (1967-70)
  • Jul 15 Raymond Hackett, American husband of Blanche Sweet and actor (Faithless Lover), born in NYC, New York (d. 1958)
  • Jul 16 Alexander Luria, Russian neuropsychologist (Higher Cortical Functions in Man), born in Kazan, Russian Empire (d. 1977)
  • Jul 16 Mary Philbin, American silent film actress (Phantom of the Opera), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • Jul 17 Arnold Pihlak, Estonian soccer forward (44 caps; FK Austria Wien), born in Tallinn, Estonia (d. 1985)
  • Jul 17 Christina Stead, Australia, novelist (Man Who Loved Children)
  • Jul 18 (Theodore Childress) "Chill" Wills, American pop baritone singer (Avalon Boys), and actor (The Alamo; Rounders), born in Seagoville, Texas (d. 1978)
  • Jul 18 Karel Mengelberg, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Utrecht (d. 1984)
  • Jul 19 (William) "Buster" Bailey, American jazz clarinetist (WC Handy; King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band; Fletcher Henderson; Noble Sissle; John Kirby), and band leader, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1967)
  • Jul 19 Gerard Rutten, Dutch film director (Miraculous Life of Willem Parel), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • Jul 20 Dilys Powell, English writer (Descent from Parnassus)
  • Jul 20 Jimmy Kennedy, Irish singer-songwriter ("Teddy Bears' Picnic"; "My Prayer"), born in Omagh, Ireland (d. 1984)
  • Jul 22 Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1960)
  • Jul 23 Walter Burle Marx, Brazilian pianist and composer, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1990)
  • Jul 24 Hans Chemin-Petit, German composer, born in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Jul 24 Nora Swinburne [Leonora Mary Johnson], British actress (Quo Vardis, Dinner at Ritz, River), born in Bath, Somerset (d. 2000)
  • Jul 25 Eric Hoffer, American longshoreman and author (The True Believer), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
  • Jul 26 Gus Aiken, American jazz and blues trumpeter (Jenkins Orphanage Band), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1973)

Karl PopperKarl Popper (1902-1994)

Jul 28 Austrian-British philosopher (The Logic of Scientific Discovery, Poverty of Historianism), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary

  • Jul 28 Kenneth F. Fearing, American poet (Dead Reckoning), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1961)
  • Jul 28 Vibart Wight, West Indian cricket batsman (2 Tests; v/c WI first touring team v England 1928), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 1969)
  • Jul 31 Sir G O "Gubby" Allen, English cricket all-rounder (25 Tests; refused to bowl 'Bodyline' tactics 1932), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1989)
  • Aug 1 Hendrik Johan Kruls, Dutch general and chief military authority (1944-46), born in Amsterdam (d. 1975)
  • Aug 1 Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor (d. 1994)
  • Aug 3 Habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87), born in Monastir, Regency of Tunisia (d. 2000)
  • Aug 3 Judson Laire, American stage and screen actor (I Remember Mama - "Papa"; Advise and Consent), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • Aug 3 Ray Block, French orchestra leader (Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason), born in Alsace-Lorraine (d. 1982)
  • Aug 3 Regina Jonas, German first woman rabbi, born in Berlin, German Empire (d. 1944)
  • Aug 4 Clara Peller, Russian-American manicurist and commercial spokesperson (Wendy's - "Where's the beef?"), born in Imperial Russia (d. 1987)
  • Aug 4 Wild Bill Hallahan, American baseball player, born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1981)
  • Aug 5 Irene Rice Pereira, American abstract artist, born in Chelsea, Massachusetts (d. 1971)
  • Aug 6 Dutch Schultz, American bootlegger (d. 1935)
  • Aug 6 Michal Vilec, Slovak composer, born in Bardejovská Nová Ves, Czechoslovakia (d. 1979)
  • Aug 6 Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [OS]
  • Aug 7 Ann Harding, American actress (East is West, Janie), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1981)

Paul DiracPaul Dirac (1902-1984)

Aug 8 English physicist (quantum electrodynamics, Nobel 1933), born in Bristol, England

  • Aug 9 Zino Francescatti, French violinist (New York Philharmonic, 1939), born in Marseille, France (d. 1991)
  • Aug 10 Arne Tiselius, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)
  • Aug 10 Curt Siodmak, German-American novelist and screenwriter (Donovan's Brain; I Walked With A Zombie), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 2000)

Norma ShearerNorma Shearer (1902-1983)

Aug 10 Canadian-American actress (Escape, The Divorcee), born in Montreal, Quebec

  • Aug 11 Alfredo Binda, Italian road cyclist (first to win Giro d'Italia x 5; World Road Race C'ship 1927, 30, 32), born in Cittiglio, Italy (d. 1986)
  • Aug 11 Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
  • Aug 11 Lloyd Nolan, American actor (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Peyton Place), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1985)
  • Aug 13 Alan Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury, British business executive, born in London (d. 1998)
  • Aug 13 Bartoes [Albertus J. Wijstma], Dutch singer and cabaret performer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1976)
  • Aug 13 Felix Wankel, German inventor (Wankel rotary-piston engine), born in Lahr, Germany (d. 1988)
  • Aug 15 Jan Campert, Dutch resistance fighter and poet (Song the 18 dead), born in Spijkenisse, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • Aug 16 Georgette Heyer, English novelist (Friday's Child), born in Wimbledon, London (d. 1975)
  • Aug 16 Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski, Polish composer (Double Bass Concerto), born in Wloclawek (d. 1967)
  • Aug 18 Adamson-Eric, Estonian painter, born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 1968)
  • Aug 18 Julius Kalaš, Czech composer (Nepokořenĺ -The Proud Ones), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1967)
  • Aug 19 J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (d. 1994)

Ogden NashOgden Nash (1902-1971)

Aug 19 American humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself, Masquerade Party), born in Rye, New York [1]

  • Aug 19 Vladimir Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory), born in Nalchik, Russia (d. 1938) [NS]
  • Aug 20 Ernest Marke, Sierra Leonean seaman and club owner (d. 1995)
  • Aug 21 Renato Fasano, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1979)
  • Aug 22 Jack Roy Armstrong, English historian (History of Sussex), born in Broadstairs, Kent (d. 1993)

Leni RiefenstahlLeni Riefenstahl (1902-2003)

Aug 22 German film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland), born in Berlin, Germany

  • Aug 22 Thomas Pelly, American politician, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1973)

Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino (1902-1976)

Aug 24 Italian-born American mafioso (Gambino family), born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

  • Aug 24 Fernand Braudel, French historian (Civilization & Capitalism), born in Luméville, France (d. 1985)
  • Aug 25 Stefan Wolpe, German composer (Zeus & Elidco), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Aug 27 Herbert Menges, English composer, born in Hove, East Sussex, England (d. 1972)
  • Aug 30 Arnold Maria Walter, Canadian composer, born in Hanušovice, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)
  • Sep 2 Marjorie Warfield, American stage, radio, and silent film actress, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Sep 3 Mantan Moreland, American actor and comedian (Charlie Chan, Spirit of Youth), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1973)
  • Sep 4 Tommy Mitchell, English cricket spin bowler (5 Tests, 8 wickets; Derbyshire CCC), born in Cresswell, England (d. 1996)
  • Sep 5 Darryl F. Zanuck, American film producer and President (20th Century Fox), born in Wahoo, Nebraska (d. 1979)
  • Sep 6 Morgan Beatty, American news anchor (Du Mont Evening News), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1975)
  • Sep 7 Roy Barcroft [Howard Ravenscroft], American actor (Oklahoma!; Freckles), born in Crab Orchard, Nebraska (d. 1969)
  • Sep 8 Nico Donkersloot, Dutch literary and writer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • Sep 10 Toivo Pekkanen, Finnish writer (Wegwerkers), born in Kotka, Finland (d. 1957)
  • Sep 11 Alice Tully, American singer and arts patroness (Carnegie Hall), born in Corning, New York (d. 1993)
  • Sep 12 Juscelino Kubitschek, President Brazil (1955-60), born in Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil (d. 1976)
  • Sep 13 Arthur Mitchell, English cricket batsman (6 Tests, 2 x 50; Yorkshire CCC), born in Baildon, England (d. 1976)
  • Sep 13 Hermine Heijermans, Dutch actress, politician and author (Grote Klaas en kleine Klaas), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1983)
  • Sep 13 Leland Hayward, American producer (Mister Roberts, Spirit of St Louis), born in Nebraska City, Nebraska (d. 1971)
  • Sep 14 Giorgos Papasideris Greek country singer, composer and lyricist, born in Salamis Island, Greece (d. 1977)
  • Sep 17 Esther Ralston, American actress (Old Ironsides), born in Bar Harbor, Maine (d. 1994)
  • Sep 19 Jimmy Van Alen, American tennis official (created Simplified Scoring System), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1991)
  • Sep 19 Pieter Jan Bouman, Dutch sociologist and historian, born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1977)
  • Sep 20 Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Ladri di Biciclette), born in Luzzara, Italy (d. 1989)
  • Sep 20 Stevie [Florence Margaret] Smith, English poet and novelist (Not Waving but Drowning), born in Kingston upon Hull, England
  • Sep 21 Allen Lane, English publisher and founder of Penguin Books, born in Bristol, England (d. 1970)

Howie MorenzHowie Morenz (1902-1937)

Sep 21 Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Montreal Canadiens, 3-time Stanley Cup winner), born in Mitchell, Ontario

  • Sep 21 Ilmari Salminen, Finnish athlete (Olympic gold 10,000m 1936), born in Elimäki, Finland (d. 1986)
  • Sep 22 F R Boschvogel [Frans Ramon], Flemish writer (War of Worlds), born in Aartrijk, Belgium (d. 1994)
  • Sep 22 John Houseman, Romanian actor (The Paper Chase, Rollerball, The Fog), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1988)
  • Sep 23 Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator (d. 2003)

Ayatollah KhomeiniAyatollah Khomeini (1902-1989)

Sep 24 Supreme leader of Iran (1979-89), religious figure and political leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, born in Khomeyn, Persia

  • Sep 24 Cheryl Crawford, American actress and producer (Touch of Venus, Brigadoon), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1986)
  • Sep 25 Ernst von Salomon, German writer (Kette Der Tausend Kraniche), born in Kiel, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Sep 25 Jeno Takacs, Austrian composer, born in Cinfalva, Hungary (d. 2005)

Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia (1902-1957)

Sep 26 Italian-American mobster and crime boss (Murder Inc), born in Tropea, Calabria, Italy

  • Sep 30 Piet[er J] "Piet" Lieftinck, Dutch minister of Finance (1945-52)
  • Oct 2 Leopold Figl, Austrian politician (13th Chancellor of Austria), born in Rust, Michelhausen, Austria-Hungary (d. 1965)
  • Oct 3 Arturo da Costa e Silva, 27th President of Brazil (1967-69), born in Taquari, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (d. 1969)
  • Oct 3 Pappy Waldorf, American College Football Hall of Fame tackle and coach (Northwestern, California), born in Clifton Springs, New York (d. 1981)
  • Oct 5 Larry Fine, American actor and comedian (3 Stooges), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1975)

Ray KrocRay Kroc (1902-1984)

Oct 5 American fast food entrepreneur (McDonald's) and owner of baseball's San Diego Padres, born in Oak Park, Illinois

  • Oct 6 Mihovil Logar, Serbian composer  (A Would-be Lady), born in Rijeka, Croatia (d. 1998)
  • Oct 7 Willemina J H "Mascha" ter Weene, dancer/ballerina
  • Oct 9 Freddie Young, British cinematographer (Lawrence of Arabia), born in London (d. 1998)
  • Oct 10 Dick Ket, Dutch painter and cartoonist, born in Den Helder, Netherlands (d. 1940)
  • Oct 11 Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian freedom fighter and political leader (d. 1979)
  • Oct 11 Leon Belasco [Leonid Simeonovich Berladsky], Russian actor (Lucky Partners, My Sister Eileen), born in Odessa, Russian Empire (d. 1988)
  • Oct 12 Dick Binnendijk, Dutch poet and literary critic (Authoritarian Regimes in Transition), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1984)

Arna BontempsArna Bontemps (1902-1973)

Oct 13 American poet and novelist who was part of the Harlem Renaissance, born in Alexandria, Louisiana

  • Oct 13 Franco Giorgetti, Italian cyclist (Olympic gold 1920), born in Bovisio-Masciago, Italy (d. 1983)
  • Oct 14 Learco Guerra, Italian road racing cyclist, born in Bagnolo San Vito, Italy (d. 1963)
  • Oct 14 Shunter Coen, South African cricket batsman (2 Tests, HS 41no, @ 50.50; Orange Free State), born in Heilbron, South Africa (d. 1967)
  • Oct 15 William Edmonson, American bass harmony and gospel vocalist (Southernaires), radio, stage and screen actor (Thirty Years Later), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 1979)
  • Oct 17 Irene Ryan [Noblitt], American actress (Beverly Hillbillies - "Granny"; Pippin), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 1973)
  • Oct 18 Miriam Hopkins, American actress (Becky Sharp, These Three), born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 1972)
  • Oct 18 Pascual Jordan, German physicist (d. 1980)
  • Oct 20 Addison Richards, American actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 1964)
  • Oct 21 Hilarion Rubio, Filipino composer, born in Bacoor, Cavite (d. 1985)
  • Oct 21 Lillian Bronson, American actress (Next Voice you Hear), born in Lockport, New York (d. 1995)
  • Oct 22 Frank Spedding, Canadian chemist whose uranium extraction process helped make possible the first atomic bomb, born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 1984)
  • Oct 23 Otmar Nussio, Swiss conductor and composer (Boccaccio Suite), born in Grossetto, Italy; (d. 1990)
  • Oct 23 Otto J. Gombosi, Hungarian-American musicologist, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1955)
  • Oct 25 Eddie Lang [Salvatore Massaro], American jazz guitarist known as the "father of jazz guitar", born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1933)
  • Oct 25 Henry Steele Commager, American historian (Atlas of Civil War), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
  • Oct 26 Beryl Markham (née Clutterbuck), British-Kenyan; racehorse trainer, aviator, and memoirist, born in Ashwell, Rutland, England (d. 1986)
  • Oct 26 Hugh Chilvers, Australian cricketer (great leggie of 30's for NSW but not Aust), born in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1994)
  • Oct 26 Jack Sharkey, American boxer (NYSAC, NBA and lineal heavyweight champion 1932-33), born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1994)
  • Oct 28 Elsa Lanchester, British actress (The Bride of Frankenstien), born in London, England (d. 1986)
  • Oct 30 Armin Kaufmann, Austrian composer, born in Bukowina, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Romania) (d. 1980)
  • Oct 31 Abraham Wald, Hungarian mathematician (field of statistical sequential analysis), born in Cluj-Napoca, Austria-Hungary (d. 1950)
  • Oct 31 Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet (Claro Enigma), born in Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil (d. 1987)
  • Oct 31 Eduard Franz, American actor (Zorro), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1983)
  • Oct 31 Wilbur Shaw, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1937, 39, 40; Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1991), born in Shelbyville, Indiana (d. 1954)
  • Nov 1 Eugen Jochum, German conductor (Hamburg Orchestra, 1934-49; Bavarian Radio Symphony, 1949-61), born in Babenhausen, Augsburg, Germany (d. 1987)
  • Nov 1 Nordahl Grieg, Norwegian poet, dramatist and novelist (The Defeat), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1943)
  • Nov 2 Gyula Illyés, Hungarian author and poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes), born in Felsőrácegres, Pálfa, Hungary (d. 1983)
  • Nov 2 Marius Holtrop, Dutch economist and President of Netherlands Bank, born in Amsterdam (d. 1988)
  • Nov 3 Charles Jones, West Indian cricket batsman (4 Tests), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 1959)
  • Nov 4 Frank Jenks, American stage and screen actor (Colonel Flack, Zombies on Broadway), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1962)
  • Nov 5 Alfred Métraux, Swiss anthropologist, born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 1963)
  • Nov 7 Rob van der de Bas [Barend Robberts], Dutch troubadour (Klucht of the Cow) (d. 1987)
  • Nov 9 Anthony Asquith, British film director (Carrington V C (Court martial)), born in London (d. 1968)
  • Nov 10 Antonio Maria Valencia, Colombian composer, born in Cali, Colombia (d. 1952)
  • Nov 10 Murk Daniel Ozinga, Dutch art historian (Monuments of Curacao), born in Pernis, Netherlands (d. 1968)
  • Nov 13 Gustav von Koenigswald, German-Dutch paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Nov 13 Sid Stone, American comedian (Milton Berle Show), born in New York City (d. 1986)
  • Nov 16 Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, born in Stalhille, Jabbeke, Belgium (d. 1985)
  • Nov 17 Eugene Wigner, Hungarian-American physicist and mathematician (1963 Nobel Prize for Physics), worked on the Manhattan Project, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)
  • Nov 18 Barbara Giuranna, Italian pianist and composer, born in Palermo, Italy (d. 1998)
  • Nov 18 Jorgen Nielsen, Danish author (regional novels) (d. 1945)