Famous People Born in 1902 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 453 of 453

  • Nov 20 Wolfgang Kunkel, German lawyer and law historian, born in Fürth, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Nov 21 Foster Hewitt, Canadian radio broadcaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1985)
  • Nov 21 Mikhail Suslov, Soviet statesman and party ideologist, born in Shakhovskoye, Russian Empire (d. 1982)
  • Nov 22 Albert Leduc, Canadian ice hockey defenseman (Stanley Cup 1930, 31 Montreal Canadiens), born in Valleyfield, Quebec (d. 1990)
  • Nov 22 Emanuel Feuermann, American cellist (Chicago Symphony), born in Kolomyja, Galicia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Kolomyia, Ukraine) (d. 1942)
  • Nov 22 Humphrey Gibbs, Governor of Southern Rhodesia (1959-69), born in London (d. 1990)
  • Nov 23 Aaron Bank, American OSS officer and founder of the US Army Special Forces (d. 2004)

Eddie ShoreEddie Shore (1902-1985)

Nov 25 Canadian ice hockey player and NHL hall of famer (Boston Bruins), born in Fort Qu'Appelle, Northwest Territories

  • Nov 25 Tamara Shayne, Russian-American actress (Moma Yoelson-The Jolson Story), born in Perm, Russia (d. 1983
  • Nov 26 Alberto Morin, Puerto Rican actor (Two Mules for Sister Sara, Rio Grande), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1989)
  • Nov 26 Gerrit Jan van der Veen [Wolffensperger], Dutch resistance fighter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1944)
  • Nov 27 Giuseppe Savagnone, Italian composer, born in Palermo, Italy (d. 1984)
  • Nov 28 Victor Jory, Canadian actor (Kings Row, Manhunt), born in Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada (d. 1982)
  • Nov 29 Carlo Levi, Italian painter and novelist (Of Fear & Freedom), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1975)
  • Nov 29 Georges Poulet, French-Belgian critic (Temps Humain), born in Chênée, Belgium (d. 1991)
  • Dec 1 Red Badgro, American Pro Football Hall of Fame end and coach (NY Giants) and baseball outfielder (St. Louis Browns), born in Orillia, Washington (d. 1998)
  • Dec 2 Horace Hildreth, American politician (Gov-Maine, 1945-49) and U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan (1953-57), born in Gardiner, Maine (d. 1988)
  • Dec 2 Miroslav Ponc, Czech composer, born in Vysoké Mýto (d. 1976)

Strom ThurmondStrom Thurmond (1902-2003)

Dec 5 U.S. Senator (Sen-D/R-SC), born in Edgefield, South Carolina

  • Dec 6 Virgilio Mortari, Italian composer, born in Passirana, Italy (d. 1993)
  • Dec 7 Janardan Navle, Indian cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests, 1 dismissal; first Indian wicket-keeper; Hindus CC), born in Pulgaon, India (d. 1979)
  • Dec 8 Wifredo Lam, Cuban artist (The Jungle), born in Sagua La Grande, Cuba (d. 1982)

Margaret HamiltonMargaret Hamilton (1902-1985)

Dec 9 American character actress (The Wizard of Oz), born in Cleveland, Ohio

  • Dec 9 Rab Butler, British politician who favoured appeasement, born in Attock Serai,, British India (d. 1982)
  • 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 Jack Gardner, American actor (The Secret Code; Three Russian Girls), born in San Antoni, Texas (d. 1977)
  • 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 Billy Burke, American golfer (US Open 1931), born in Naugatuck, Connecticut (d. 1972)
  • Dec 14 Frances Bavier, American Emmy Award-winning stage and screen actress (The Andy Griffith Show & Mayberry, RFD - "Aunt Bee"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • Dec 14 Viola Wells [Evans], American jazz, blues, and gospel singer, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1984)
  • 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 Dusolina Giannini, Italian-American dramatic soprano (New York Metropolitan Opera, 1935-42), and teacher, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • Dec 19 Leonard Hirsch, Irish violinist and orchestra leader (RAF Symphony Orchestra), born in Dublin (d. 1995) [1]

Ralph RichardsonRalph Richardson (1902-1983)

Dec 19 English actor (Anna Karenina, Doctor Zhivago), born in Cheltenham, England

  • Dec 19 Sol Hoʻopiʻi [Kaʻaiʻai], Native Hawaiian acoustic and electric lap steel guitar virtuoso, born in Honolulu, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii (d. 1953)
  • Dec 20 George Edward Alexander Windsor, British nobleman (Duke of Kent), and RAF officer, born in York Cottage, United Kingdom (d. 1942)
  • Dec 20 Max Lerner, American journalist & educator (NY Post), born in Minsk, Russia (d. 1992)
  • Dec 20 Sidney Hook, American philosopher (The Paradoxes of Freedom), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • Dec 21 Peetie Wheatstraw [William Bunch], American blues singer, songwriter, and piano player, born in Cotton Plant, Arkansas (d. 1941)
  • 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 Charan Singh, Indian politician, 5th Prime Minister of India (1979-80), born in Noorpur District, British India (d. 1987)
  • Dec 23 Norman Maclean, American author (A River Runs Through It and Other Stories), born in Clarinda, Iowa, (d. 1990)
  • 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 philosopher and author (Encyclopedia Brittanica), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • Dec 28 Shen Congwen, Chinese writer (Long River), born in Zhen'gan, Hunan Province (d. 1988)
  • Dec 29 Nels Stewart, Canadian Hockey HOF center (Stanley Cup 1925 Montreal Maroons; Hart Memorial Trophy 1926, 30), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1957)
  • Dec 31 Lionel Daunais, Quebec singer and composer, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1982)