On This Day

Famous People Born in 1902 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 428 of 428

  • Dec 7 Janardan Navle, Indian cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper), born in Fulgaon, Maharashtra, India (d. 1979)
  • Dec 8 Wifredo Lam, Cuban artist (The Jungle), born in Sagua La Grande, Cuba (d. 1982)

Person of interestMargaret Hamilton

Dec 9 Margaret Hamilton, American actress (The Wizard of Oz), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1985)

  • Dec 9 Richard A Butler, England, Dutch min of Finance/Foreign affairs
  • Dec 12 Howard Koch, American playwright and screenwriter, born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Dec 12 Koloman Sokol, Slovak painter, born in Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia (d. 2003)
  • Dec 13 Paul Kurzbach, German composer, born in Hohndorf, Germany (d. 1997)
  • Dec 13 Talcott Parsons, American sociologist, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 1979)
  • Dec 14 Frances Bavier, American actress (The Andy Griffith Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • Dec 14 Billy Burke, American golfer (US Open 1931), born in Naugatuck, Connecticut (d. 1972)
  • Dec 15 Robert F. Bradford, American politician (57th Governor of Massachusetts), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1983)
  • Dec 17 Albert Drach, Austrian-Jewish writer, born in Vienna (d. 1995)
  • Dec 19 Leonard Hirsch, British violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symph Orchestra)

Person of interestRalph Richardson

Dec 19 Ralph Richardson, English actor (Anna Karenina, Doctor Zhivago), born in Cheltenham, England (d. 1983)

  • Dec 20 Max Lerner, American journalist & educator (NY Post), born in Minsk, Russia (d. 1992)
  • Dec 20 Sidney Hook, American philosopher (Paradoxes of Freedom), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 20 George Edward Alexander Windsor, Duke of Kent, born in York Cottage, United Kingdom (d. 1942)
  • Dec 22 Jacques-Philippe Leclerc, French WW II hero (liberator of Paris), born in Belloy-Saint-Léonard, France (d. 1947)
  • Dec 22 Joe Adonis, Italian American crime-syndicate boss in NY & NJ, born in Montemarano, Italy (d. 1971)
  • Dec 23 Norman Maclean, American author (d. 1990)
  • Dec 23 Charan Singh, Indian politician, 5th Prime Minister of India (1979-80), born in Noorpur District, British India (d. 1987)
  • Dec 25 Barton Maclane, American actor (The Quarterback, I Dream of Jeannie), born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 1969)
  • Dec 26 Anatoli Lvovich Kaplan, Russian painter (d. 1980)
  • Dec 27 Ferenc Szabó, Hungarian composer (Lúdas Matyi, Légy jó mindhalálig), born in Budapest (d. 1969)
  • Dec 28 Mortimer J Adler, American author (Encyclopedia Brittanica), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 28 Shen Congwen, Chinese writer (Long River), born in Zhen'gan, Hunan Province (d. 1988)
  • Dec 29 Nels Stewart, Canadian hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1957)
  • Dec 31 Lionel Daunais, Quebec singer and composer, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1982)