On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1903

  • Nov 1 Don Robey, American record label executive and record producer, born in Houston, Texas (d. 1975)
  • Nov 1 Gerard Nabrink, Dutch anarchist and co-founder (NVSH), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Nov 1 Jean Tardieu, French dramatist, born in St Germain de Joux (d. 1995)
  • Nov 1 Max Adrian, Irish actor (Devils, Music Lover), born in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh (d. 1973)
  • Nov 1 Edward "Carji" Greeves, Australian Rules Football midfielder (winner inaugural Brownlow Medal 1924), born in Warragul, Victoria (d. 1963)
  • Nov 2 Travis Jackson, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (World Series 1933; MLB All Star 1934; NY Giants), born in Waldo, Arkansas (d. 1987)
  • Nov 3 Walker Evans, American photographer (Fortune Magazine), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1975)
  • Nov 4 Ion Vasilescu, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1960)
  • Nov 6 June Marlowe, American actress (Pardon Us, Clash of the Wolves), born in St. Cloud, Minnesota (d. 1984)
  • Nov 7 Albert Helman [Lou Lichtveld], Suriname politician and novelist, born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 1996)
  • Nov 7 Dean Jagger, American actor (White Christmas, Vanishing Point), born in Lima, Ohio (d. 1991)
  • Nov 7 Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist and ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel Prize 1973), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1989)
  • Nov 7 Grace Stafford, American actress (Confessions of a Nazi Spy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • Nov 9 Leon-Etienne Duval, French prelate and cardinal of the Catholic Church in Algeria, born in ChĂȘnex, Haute-Savoie, France (d. 1996)
  • Nov 9 Edward van der Merwe, South African cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests in 30's), born in Rustenburg, Transvaal (d. 1971)
  • Nov 9 Margaret Fay Shaw, American photographer and folklorist known for her work in the Scottish Hebrides, born in Glenshaw, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)

  • Nov 11 Charles Bruce Perry, Professor of Medicine (Bristol University) (d. 1996)
  • Nov 11 Thomas Allibone, English physicist (Manhattan Project, high-voltage particle acceleration), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England (d. 2003)
  • Nov 12 Jack Oakie, American actor (The Great Dictator, 1974 Photoplay Award), born in Sedalia, Missouri (d. 1978)
  • Nov 15 Stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman)
  • Nov 17 Joseph Kaminski, composer
  • Nov 18 Lillian Fuchs, American violist and composer, born in New York (d. 1995)
  • Nov 19 Fritz Schmidt, German Commissioner-General for Political Affairs and Propaganda (Netherlands, 1940-43), born in Porta Westfalica, Westphalia, Germany (d. 1943)
  • Nov 20 Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist, born in Patyali, near Allahabad, United Provinces of British India (d. 1981)
  • Nov 22 Herbert Sally Frankel, South African born economist (d. 1996)
  • Nov 25 Martin Soames, British traveller
  • Nov 25 Dehart Hubbard, American athlete (Olympic gold, long jump 1924; first African American to win individual event; WR 7.89m 1925), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1976)
  • Nov 27 Johnny "Blood" McNally, American Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback and coach (NFL champion 1929-31, 36; Green Bay Packers), born in New Richmond, Wisconsin (d. 1985)
  • Nov 27 Mona Washbourne, British actress (Stevie, Billie Liar, Driver's Seat), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1988)
  • Nov 30 Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist

About November 1903

How Old? 116 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)