Famous People Born in 1902 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 441

  • Jun 15 David Brooks, psychologist
  • 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 Kornelis Posthumus, Dutch chemist
  • Jun 16 George Gaylord Simpson, American paleontologist, born in paleontologist (d. 1984)
  • Jun 17 Sammy Fain, American popular music composer (d. 1989)
  • Jun 17 Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (d. 1982)
  • Jun 19 Guy Lombardo, London Ontario Canada, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne)
  • Jun 21 Wilhelm Maler, composer

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Jun 21 Howie Morenz, Canadian professional ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks, NY Rangers), born in Mitchell, Ontario (d. 1937)

NHL Star Howie Morenz
NHL Star
Howie Morenz
  • Jun 22 Arnold J d'Ailly, dir (Nederlandsche Bank)/mayor (Amsterdam, 1946-56)
  • Jun 22 David Burns, American actor (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 in Osnabrück, Germany (d. 1969)
  • Jun 25 Prince Yasuhito Chichibu, brother of Emperor Showa (d. 1953)
  • Jun 26 Antonia Brico, Rotterdam Holland, conductor/pianist (Antonia)
  • Jun 26 William Lear, engineer/manufacturer/CEO (Lear Jet Corp)
  • Jun 26 Hugues Cuénod, Swiss Tenor
  • Jun 28 Pierre Brunet, French figure skater pair (Olympic gold 1928, 32)
  • Jun 28 Richard Rodgers, Hammels Station NY, composer (Rodgers & Hammerstein)
  • Jun 29 Carl-Heinz Schroth, Innsbruck, director (Reaching for the Stars)
  • Jun 29 Ellen Clara Pollock, British-German actress (Wicked Lady, Horror Hospital), born in Heidelberg, Germany (d. 1997)
  • Jul 1 Billy Wyler, director (Ben Hur, Mrs Miniver)
  • Jul 1 Jose Luis Sert, Spanish/US architect
  • Jul 3 Jack Newman, NZ cricket lefty pace bowler (1932-33, later knighted)

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Jul 4 George Murphy, American politician (US Senator, California), actor and dancer (MGM Parade), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1992)

Actor and Senator George Murphy
Actor and Senator
George Murphy

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Jul 4 Meyer Lansky, Russian-American mobster known as the "Mob's Accountant", born in Grodno, Belarus (d. 1983)

Mobster Meyer Lansky
Mobster
Meyer Lansky
  • 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, politician (Sen-R), VP candidate (1960) and ambassador
  • Jul 7 James McCartney, father of Beatle Paul McCartney
  • Jul 7 Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jul 9 Gerhard Pohl, German writer (Crazy Ferdinand)
  • Jul 10 Günther Weisenborn, German writer and German Resistance fighter, born in Velbert (d. 1969)
  • Jul 10 Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950)
  • Jul 11 Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58)
  • Jul 11 Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Dutch/US phycist
  • Jul 12 Gunther Anders, writer
  • Jul 14 Paul Guilfoyle, American actor and director (The Grapes of Wrath, Curiosity Kills), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1955)
  • Jul 14 Richard Clarkson, aerodynamicist
  • Jul 14 Truman J Hedding, US vice-admiral (WWII)
  • 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 Mary Philbin, American actress (Phantom of the Opera), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • Jul 16 Alexander Luria, Russian psychologist (d. 1977)
  • Jul 17 Christina Stead, Australia, novelist (Man Who Loved Children)
  • Jul 18 Karel Mengelberg, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Utrecht (d. 1984)
  • Jul 18 Chill Wills, American singer and actor (Fronteir Circus, Rounders), born in Seagoville Texas (d. 1978)
  • Jul 19 Gerard[us M] Rutten, director (Miraculous Life of Willem Parel)
  • Jul 20 Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Bicycle Thiefs)

  • Jul 20 Dilys Powell, English writer (Descent from Parnassus)
  • Jul 20 Jimmy Kennedy, Irish composer (d. 1984)
  • Jul 22 Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, composer
  • Jul 23 Walter Burle Marx, composer
  • Jul 24 Hans Chemin-Petit, composer
  • 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)

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Jul 28 Karl Popper, Austro-British philosopher (Logic of Forschung), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)

Philosopher and Professor Karl Popper
Philosopher and Professor
Karl Popper
  • Jul 28 Kenneth F. Fearing, American poet (Dead Reckoning), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1961)
  • Jul 31 G O "Gubby" Allen, cricketer (in Sydney England non-bodyline quickie)
  • Aug 1 Hendrik J Kruls, Neth, general/chief military authority (1944-46)
  • Aug 1 Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor
  • Aug 3 Habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87)
  • Aug 3 Judson Laire, American actor and singer (Papa-Mama, Adm Broadway Revue), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • Aug 3 Ray Block, French orchestra leader (Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason)
  • Aug 3 Regina Jonas, German first woman rabbi (d. 1944)
  • Aug 4 Wild Bill Hallahan, American baseball player, born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1981)
  • Aug 5 Irene Rice Pereira, Chelsea, Massachusetts, American abstract artist
  • Aug 6 Michal Vilec, composer
  • Aug 6 Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [OS]
  • Aug 6 Dutch Schultz, American bootlegger (d. 1935)
  • Aug 7 Ann Harding, American actress (East is West, Janie), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1981)

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Aug 8 Paul Dirac, English physicist (quantum electrodynamics, Nobel 1933), born in Bristol, England (d. 1984)

Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureat Paul Dirac
Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureat
Paul Dirac
  • Aug 9 Zino Francescatti, Marseilles France, violinist (NY Phil-1939)

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Aug 10 Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (Escape, The Divorcee), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1983)

Actress Norma Shearer
Actress
Norma Shearer
  • Aug 10 Curt Siodmak, German-born author (d. 2000)
  • Aug 10 Arne Tiselius, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)
  • 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 11 Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (d. 1986)
  • Aug 13 Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic
  • Aug 13 Felix Wankel, German inventor (Wankel rotary-piston engine)
  • Aug 13 Lord Sainsbury of Drury Lane, president (J Sansbury Pics)
  • Aug 15 Jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead)
  • Aug 16 Georgette Heyer, English novelist (Friday's Child), born in Wimbledon, London (d. 1975)
  • Aug 16 Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski, composer
  • Aug 18 Julius Kalas, composer
  • Aug 18 Adamson-Eric, Estonian painter, born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 1968)
  • Aug 19 Ogden Nash, humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself), born in Rye, New York
  • Aug 19 Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [NS]
  • Aug 19 J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (d. 1994)
  • Aug 20 Ernest Charles Melvin Patrick Ekundio Marke, club owner
  • Aug 21 Renato Fasano, composer

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Aug 22 Leni Riefenstahl [Helene Bertha Amalie], German film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2003)

Film director Leni Riefenstahl
Film director
Leni Riefenstahl
  • Aug 22 Jack Roy Armstrong, English historian (History of Sussex), born in Broadstairs, Kent (d. 1993)
  • Aug 22 Thomas Pelly, American politician, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1973)
  • Aug 24 Fernand Braudel, French historian (Civilization & Capitalism), born in Luméville, France (d. 1985)

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Aug 24 Carlo Gambino, Italian-born American mafioso (Gambino family), born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy (d. 1976)

Gangster Carlo Gambino
Gangster
Carlo Gambino
  • Aug 25 Stefan Wolpe, German composer (Zeus & Elidco), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Aug 27 Herbert Menges, composer
  • Aug 30 Arnold Maria Walter, composer
  • Sep 3 Mantan Moreland, American actor and comedian (Charlie Chan, Spirit of Youth), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1973)
  • Sep 4 Lorna Johnstone, England, equestrian dressage (Olympic-13th-1968)
  • Sep 4 Thomas "Tommy" Mitchell, British cricketer, born in Cresswell, Derbyshire, 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, news anchor (Du Mont Evening News), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Sep 7 Roy Barcroft [Howard Ravenscroft], American actor (Oklahoma!, Freckles), born in Crab Orchard, Nebraska (d. 1969)
  • Sep 8 Anthonie Donker, [Prof N Donkersloot], Dutch literary
  • Sep 10 Toivo R Pekkanen, Finnish writer (Wegwerkers)
  • Sep 11 Alice Tully, singer/patroness (Carnegie Hall), born in Corning, New York
  • Sep 12 Juscelino Kubitschek, President Brazil (1955-60), born in Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil (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 musician (d. 1977)
  • Sep 15 Magda [Helena] Lupescu, wife of King Carol II of Romania
  • Sep 17 Esther Ralston, American actress (Old Ironsides), born in Bar Harbor, Maine (d. 1994)
  • Sep 19 James Van Alen, created Simplified Scoring System for tennis
  • Sep 19 Pieter John Bouman, sociologist/historian
  • Sep 20 Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Ladri di Biciclette)
  • Sep 20 Stevie [Florence Margaret] Smith, Kingston upon Hull, English poet and novelist (Not Waving but Drowning)
  • Sep 21 Allen Lane, English publisher/founder (Penguin Books)
  • Sep 21 Learie [Nicholas] Constantine, Trinidad cricket player
  • Sep 21 Limari Salminen, Finland, 10K run (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Sep 22 F R Boschvogel, [French LJ Ramon], Flemish writer (War of Worlds)
  • 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)
  • Sep 24 Cheryl Crawford, producer (Touch of Venus, Brigadoon)

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Sep 24 Ayatollah Khomeini [Ruhollah Khomeini], Supreme leader of Iran (1979-89), religious figure and political leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, born in Khomeyn, Persia (d. 1989)

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • Sep 25 Ernst von Salomon, German writer (Kette Der Tausend Kraniche)
  • Sep 25 Jeno Takacs, Austrian composer, born in Cinfalva, Hungary (d. 2005)

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Sep 26 Albert Anastasia [Umberto Anastasio], American-Italian gangster (Murder Inc), born in Tropea, Calabria, Italy (d. 1957)

  • Sep 27 Miguel Aleman Valdes, Mexican attorney/president (1946-52)
  • Sep 30 Piet[er J] "Piet" Lieftinck, Dutch minister of Finance (1945-52)
  • Oct 2 Dick Ket, Dutch painter/cartoonist
  • Oct 2 Leopold Figl, premier of Austria
  • Oct 3 Arturo da Costa e Silva, marshal/President of Brazil (1967-69)
  • Oct 5 Larry Fine, [Laurence Feinberg], PA, comedian (3 Stooges)
  • Oct 5 Michael Kondracki, composer

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Oct 5 Ray Kroc, American fast food entrepreneur (McDonald's) and owner of baseball's San Diego Padres, born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1984)

McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc
McDonald's Entrepreneur
Ray Kroc
  • Oct 6 Mihovil Logar, composer
  • 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 11 Leon Belasco [Leonid Simeonovich Berladsky], Russian actor (Lucky Partners, My Sister Eileen), born in Odessa, Russian Empire (d. 1988)
  • Oct 11 Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian freedom fighter and political leader (d. 1979)
  • Oct 12 Dick Binnendijk, Dutch poet and literary critic (Authoritarian Regimes in Transistion), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1984)

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Oct 13 Arna Bontemps, American poet (100 years of negro freedom), born in Alexandria, Louisiana (d. 1973)

  • Oct 13 Franco Giorgetti, Italian cyclist (Olympic gold 1920)
  • Oct 14 Stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28)
  • Oct 14 Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (d. 1963)
  • Oct 15 Andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer
  • Oct 15 William Edmundson, vocalist (Southernaires), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Oct 17 Irene Ryan, American actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies), 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
  • Oct 23 Otmar Nussio, composer
  • Oct 23 Otto J Gombosi, Hungarian/US musicologist
  • Oct 25 Henry Steele Commager, American historian (Atlas of Civil War), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 25 Eddie Lang, American jazz guitarist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1933)
  • Oct 26 Hugh Chilvers, Australian cricketer (great leggie of 30's for NSW but not Aust), born in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England (d. 994)
  • Oct 26 Jack Sharkey [Joseph Paul Zukauskas], American boxer and world heavyweight boxing champion, 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, composer
  • Oct 31 Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet (Claro Enigma), born in Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Oct 31 Eduard Franz, American actor (Zorro), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1983)
  • Oct 31 Willie Shaw, race car driver (Indy 500-1937, 39, 40)
  • Oct 31 Abraham Wald, Hungarian mathematician (field of statistical sequential analysis), born in Cluj-Napoca, Austria-Hungary (d. 1950)
  • Nov 1 Eugen Jochum, Babenhausen Bavaria, German conductor (Hamburg Orch)
  • Nov 1 Nordahl Grieg, Norwegian poet/dramatist/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 4 Frank Jenks, American actor (Colonel Flack, Zombies on Broadway), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1962)
  • Nov 5 Strom Thurmond, (Sen-R-SC, 1955- )
  • Nov 7 Rob van der de Bas [Barend Robberts], troubadour (Klucht of the Cow)
  • Nov 8 Mihail A Suslov, Soviet-party ideologist [NS=Nov 22]
  • Nov 8 Walerian Josef Gniot, composer
  • 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 Ozinga, Dutch building historian (Monuments of Curacao)
  • Nov 13 Gustav von Koenigswald, German-Dutch paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Nov 15 Frederico Freitas, composer
  • Nov 16 Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist
  • Nov 17 Eugene Paul Wigner, mathematician/physicist (A Bomb, Nobel 1963)
  • Nov 18 Barbara Giuranna, composer
  • Nov 18 Jorgen Nielsen, Danish author (regional novels)
  • Nov 19 Trevor Bardette, American actor (Refugee, None Shall Escape), born in Nashville, Arkansas (d. 1977)
  • Nov 20 Wolfgang Kunkel, German law historian
  • Nov 21 Michail A Suslov, Russian party ideologist [OS=Nov 8]
  • Nov 21 Foster Hewitt, Canadian radio pioneer (d. 1985)
  • Nov 21 Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-American writer (Yentl, Nobel 1978), born in Leoncin, Poland (d. 1991)
  • Nov 22 Emanuel Feuermann, Kolomea Galicia, cellist (Chicago Symph Orch)
  • Nov 22 Sir Humphrey Gibbs, Rhodesian politician (d. 1990)
  • Nov 22 Albert Leduc, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1990)
  • Nov 23 Aaron Bank, American OSS officer and founder of the US Army Special Forces (d. 2004)

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Nov 25 Eddie Shore, Canadian NHL hall of famer, born in Fort Qu'Appelle, Northwest Territories (d. 1985)

NHL Star Eddie Shore
NHL Star
Eddie Shore
  • Nov 25 Tamara Shayne, Russian-American actress (Moma Yoelson-The Jolson Story), born in Perm, Russia (d. 1983