Famous People Born in 1903 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 399 of 399

  • Jun 10 Clyde Beatty, American animal trainer and actor (Africa Screams, The Big Cage), born in in Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio (d. 1965)
  • Jun 10 Theo Lingen, German director and actor (M, Charm of La Boheme), born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1978)
  • Jun 11 Ernie Nevers, NFL fullback (Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Cardinals)
  • Jun 12 Emmett Hardy, American musician (d. 1925)

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Jun 13 Harold "Red" Grange, American "Galloping Ghost" of football (University of Illinois, Chicago Bears), born in Forksville, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)

NFL halfback Red Grange
NFL halfback
Red Grange
  • Jun 13 Philipp Kutev, composer
  • Jun 14 Arthur William Raynes McDonald, radar Pioneer/pilot
  • Jun 14 Alonzo Church, American Mathematician whose work provided foundation for computer science, born in Washington D.C. (d. 1995)
  • Jun 16 Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer
  • Jun 17 Michail Swetlow, writer
  • Jun 17 Ruth Wakefield, American inventor (created the Toll House Cookie, the first chocolate chip cookie), born in East Walpole, Massachusetts (d. 1977)
  • Jun 18 Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Le diable ouch corps)
  • Jun 18 Jeanette MacDonald, American actress and singer (When I'm Calling You), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • Jun 19 Walter Hammond, cricketer (one of the greatest of English batsman)

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Jun 19 Lou Gehrig [Henry Louis Gehrig], American first baseman (NY Yankees), nicknamed "The Iron Horse", born in NYC, New York (d. 1941)

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jun 19 Hans Litten, German jurist (d. 1938)
  • Jun 20 Glenna Collett Vare, American golfer who dominated women's golf in the 1920s, born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1989)
  • Jun 21 Louis Krasner, violinist
  • Jun 21 Al Hirschfeld, American caricaturist (NINA, NY Times), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • Jun 22 Carl Hubbell, pitcher (NY Giants)-253 wins, 2.97 lifetime ERA

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Jun 22 John Dillinger, Notorious American bank robber, born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1934)

Gangster John Dillinger
Gangster
John Dillinger
  • Jun 23 Anthony Veiller, American writer (Night of Iguana, Moulin Rouge), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 23 Hans C Branner, Danish writer (Two Minutes of Silence), born in Ordrup, Denmark (d. 1966)
  • Jun 23 Paul Joseph James Martin, Canadian politician (d. 1992)
  • Jun 24 Ernest Leslie Bouts, motor-racing driver

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Jun 25 George Orwell [Eric Arthur Blair], Bihar, British writer (Animal Farm, 1984), born in Motihari, British India (d. 1950)

  • Jun 25 Anne Revere, American actress, (A Place in the Sun), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • Jun 26 Ashley Clarke, president (Venice in Peril Fund)
  • Jun 26 Floyd "Babe" Herman, Brooklyn Dodgers' slugger (.324 lifetime average)
  • Jun 29 Alan Blumlein, English electronics engineer (d. 1942)
  • Jul 1 Amy Johnson, British pilot, first female pilot to fly alone Britain to Australia, born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 1941)
  • Jul 1 Beatrix Lehmann, British actress (Candles at Nine, Staircase), born in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1979)

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Jul 2 Alec Douglas-Home, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1963-64), born in London (d. 1995)

British Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home
British Prime Minister
Alec Douglas-Home
  • Jul 2 Olav AFEC of Schleswig-Holstein-S-G, King Olav V of Norway (1957-91)
  • Jul 4 Flor Peeters, Antwerp Belgium, organist/composer (Lied Symphony)
  • Jul 5 Irwin Fischer, composer
  • Jul 6 Axel Theorell, Swedish biochemist, studied enzymes (Nobel 1955)
  • Jul 10 John Wyndham P L B Harris, American sci-fi author (Day of the Triffids)
  • Jul 11 Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (d. 1976)
  • Jul 13 Kenneth Clark, English art historian (d. 1983)
  • Jul 14 Irving Stone, American author (Love is Eternal, Lust for Life)
  • Jul 14 Ken Murray, American comedian (Ken Murray Show, Judy Garland Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 15 Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian politician (d. 1975)
  • Jul 16 Carmen Lombardo, Canadian musician (d. 1971)
  • Jul 17 Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, Russian composer, born in Starozhilovka (d. 1971)
  • Jul 18 Bozidar Kunc, composer
  • Jul 20 Jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician
  • Jul 21 Theodore Karyotakis, composer
  • Jul 21 Roy Neuberger, American financier
  • Jul 24 Robert Mills Delaney, composer
  • Jul 25 Andre Fleury, composer

  • Jul 26 Donald Voorhees, conductor (Bell Telephone Hour), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 27 Clive Martin Douglas, composer
  • Jul 27 Nikolai Cherkasov, Russian actor (Ivan the Terrible), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1966)
  • Jul 27 Michail Stasinopoulos, Greek politician (d. 2002)
  • Jul 29 Diana Vreeland, French-American fashion editor (Harper's Bazaar, Vogue), born in Paris (d. 1989)
  • Aug 1 Paul George Vincent O'Shaughnessy Horgan, novelist

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Aug 7 Louis Leakey, Kenyan paleoanthropologist and archaeologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal), born in Kabete, Kenya (d. 1972)

Archaeologist and paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey
Archaeologist and paleoanthropologist
Louis Leakey
  • Aug 7 Saburo Moroi, composer
  • Aug 8 August Cool, Belgian union leader/minister of state
  • Aug 9 Tom Tyler [Vincent Markowsky], American actor (Stagecoach, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon), born in Port Henry, New York (d. 1954)
  • Aug 11 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist
  • Aug 12 Frances Clode, CEO (WRVS)
  • Aug 13 Wilton Graff, American actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1969)
  • Aug 14 John Ringling North, circus director (Ringling Bros)
  • Aug 14 Millard Mitchell, Cuban actor (12 O'Clock High, Gunfighter), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1963)
  • Aug 14 Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)
  • Aug 17 Abram Chasins, composer
  • Aug 18 Ake Olof Sebastian Udden, composer
  • Aug 18 Lucienne Boyer, French singer (Parlez-moi d'amour), born in Paris (d. 1983)
  • Aug 19 Claude Dauphin, French actor (Barbarella, April in Paris, Deported), born in Corbeil-Essonnes, Essonne, France (d. 1978)
  • Aug 19 James Gould Cozzens, American novelist (1949 Pulitzer-Guard of Honor), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1978)
  • Aug 19 Muriel Kirkland, American actress (Fast Workers, Hold Your Man), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1971)
  • Aug 21 Yannis Constantinidis, composer
  • Aug 22 René Wellek, writer (Concepts of Criticism), Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 23 Mauritius van Haegendoren, Flemish historian and senator
  • Aug 23 William Primrose, violist (Method for Violin & Viola), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Aug 24 Karl Hanke, Official of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) of Nazi Germany, born in Lubań, Poland (d. 1945)
  • Aug 25 Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian-American psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1990)
  • Aug 25 Arpad Elo, American chess writer and creator of the Elo rating system for two-player games such as chess, born in Egyházaskesző, Hungary (d. 1992)
  • Aug 26 Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer
  • Aug 27 Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles)
  • Aug 28 Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer, born in Transylvania, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1969)
  • Aug 29 Ernst Kreuder, German writer (The Attic Pretenders), born in Zeitz, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Aug 31 Arthur Godfrey, American radio and TV host (Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scout), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
  • Aug 31 Vladimir Jankélévitch, French philosopher, born in Bourges, France (d. 1985)
  • Sep 3 Willem Kooiman, Dutch theologist/church historian
  • Sep 5 Gloria Holden, British actress (The Life of Emile Zola , Dracula's Daughter), born in London, England (d. 1991)
  • Sep 9 Phyllis Whitney, American writer (d. 2008)
  • Sep 11 Theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist

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Sep 13 Claudette Colbert [Lily Chauchoin], French-born American actress (Texas Lady, It Happened One Night), born in Paris (d. 1996)

  • Sep 15 Roy Acuff, Maynardville Tenn, country musician (Hee Haw)
  • Sep 16 Richard Hall, composer
  • Sep 17 Dolores Costello, American actress (Little Lord Fauntleroy), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1979)
  • Sep 17 Karel Miljon, Dutch boxer (d. 1984)
  • Sep 22 Joseph Valachi, American gangster (d. 1971)
  • Sep 25 Olive Ann Beech, American businesswoman (Co-Founder of Beech Aircraft Company), born in Waverly, Kansas (d. 1993)
  • Sep 25 John Everett Allen, US businessman
  • Sep 25 Mark Rothko, [Marcus Rothkovich], American painter (Green on Blue)
  • Sep 26 Gerhard Nebel, German writer, born in Dessau (d. 1974)
  • Sep 29 Karl August Andersen, composer
  • Oct 1 George Coulouris, British actor (Runaway Bus), born in Manchester, England (d. 1989)
  • Oct 4 Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian nazi (SS/SD)
  • Oct 4 Lord Roborough, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 4 Bona Arsenault, French Canadian politician, historian and genealogist (d. 1993)
  • Oct 5 Jimmy Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Blazing Stewardesses)
  • Oct 5 M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (d. 1989)
  • Oct 6 Ernest Walton, Irish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)
  • Oct 8 Lina Radke, German 800m runner (Olympic gold 1928), born in Karlsruhe, Germany (d. 1983)
  • Oct 9 Walter O'Malley, American baseball team owner (Dodgers), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1979)
  • Oct 10 Charles T von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, Count of Flanders/prince
  • Oct 10 Vernon Duke [Vladimir Alexandrovich Dukelsky], American composer and songwriter (Taking a Chance on Love), born in Parafianovo, Russian Empire (d. 1969)
  • Oct 12 Grayson L. Kirk, 14th President of Columbia University (1953-68), born in Jeffersonville, Ohio (d. 1997)
  • Oct 12 Josephine Hutchinson, American actress (Story of Louis Pasteur), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1998)
  • Oct 13 Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, born in Aarhus (d. 1986)
  • Oct 13 Patsy Moran, American actress (Children of the Wild), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1968)
  • Oct 16 Mario Pilati, composer
  • Oct 16 Rex Bell [George Francis Beldam], American cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns) and 21st Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1962)
  • Oct 16 Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (d. 2003)
  • Oct 17 Jerry Colona, comedian (Jerry Colona Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 17 Nathanael West, American novelist (Day of the Locusts)
  • Oct 18 Ambrose Thibodeaux, cajun accordionist
  • Oct 18 Emile Enthoven, composer
  • Oct 19 Vittorio Giannini, composer
  • Oct 19 Tor Johnson [Tore Johansson], Swedish wrestler and actor (Bride of the Monster), born in Kalmar län, Sweden (d. 1971)
  • Oct 20 John Lodge, American actor (Witchmaker) and politician (79th Governor of Connecticut), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1985)
  • Oct 22 George Beadle, US biologist (Nobel 1958)
  • Oct 22 Curly Howard {Jerome Lester Horwitz}, American vaudevillian actor and comedian (The Three Stooges), born in Brooklyn New York (d. 1952)
  • Oct 23 Milford Dolliole, pioneer jazz drummer

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Oct 24 Melvin Purvis [Little Mel], American FBI agent that lead the manhunt for outlaws like Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and John Dillinger, born in Timmonsville, South Carolina (d. 1960)

FBI Agent Melvin Purvis
FBI Agent
Melvin Purvis
  • Oct 25 Katharine Byron, U.S. Congresswoman, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1976)
  • Oct 25 Harry Shoulberg, American expressionist painter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • Oct 28 Evelyn A Waugh, author (Brideshead Revisited, Scoop), born in London, England
  • Oct 29 Vivian Ellis, composer
  • Oct 30 Konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer
  • Nov 1 Don Robey, US gospel singer
  • Nov 1 Gerard "Ge" Nabrink, Dutch anarchist/co-founder (NVSH)
  • 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 footballer (d. 1963)
  • Nov 2 Travis Jackson, American baseball player (NY Giants), born in Waldo, Arkansas (d. 1987)
  • Nov 3 Walker Evans, American photographer (Fortune Magazine)
  • Nov 4 Ion Vasilescu, composer
  • 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 Chênex, 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 11 Charles Bruce Perry, professor of medicine
  • Nov 11 Thomas Edward Allibone, Sheffield South Yorkshire, English Physicist (Manhattan Project, high-voltage particle acceleration)
  • 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, composer
  • Nov 19 Fritz Schmidt, German street photographer
  • Nov 20 Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist (d. 1981)
  • Nov 22 Herbert Sally Frankel, economist
  • Nov 25 Martin Soames, British traveller
  • Nov 25 William Dehart Hubbard, long jumper (Olympic gold 1924), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nov 27 Johnny Blood, aka John McNally, early NFL halfback (Green Bay)
  • 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
  • Dec 4 Alfred Leslie Rowse, historian
  • Dec 4 Cornell Woolrich, American writer (El Angel Negro)

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Dec 5 Cecil Frank Powell, English physicist who discovered pion (pi-meson), a subatomic particle (Nobel 1950), born in Tonbridge, England (d. 1969)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Cecil Frank Powell
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Cecil Frank Powell
  • Dec 6 Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player (d. 1946)
  • Dec 7 Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician (d. 1987)
  • Dec 8 Adele Simpson, American fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1946), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 8 Irene Eisinger, singer
  • Dec 8 Kathleen (Kitty) Rosalind Muggeridge, author
  • Dec 8 Zoltan Szekely, composer
  • Dec 10 George J Lewis, Mexican-born actor (Don-Zorro), born in Guadalajara, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • Dec 10 Una Merkel, American actress (42nd Street, Abraham Lincoln), born in Covington, Kentucky (d. 1986)
  • Dec 10 William Plomer, Transvaal, author (Paper Houses, I Speak of Africa)
  • Dec 12 Enid Balint-Edmonds, psychoanalyst
  • Dec 13 Carlos Montoya, guitarist (Suite Flamenco 1966), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Dec 13 Jewgeni Petrow, writer
  • Dec 13 John Piper, British writer (US Churches in WWI)/official war painter
  • Dec 16 Hardie Albright, American actor (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1975)
  • Dec 16 Rafael Alberti, Spanish poet (El hombre deshabitado)
  • Dec 17 Erskine P Caldwell, author (Tobacco Road, God's Little Acre)
  • Dec 17 Ray Noble, English bandleader, comedian and actor (The Very Thought of You), born in Brighton, Sussex, England (d. 1978)
  • Dec 19 Cyril Dean Darlington, English biologist and geneticist who discovered the mechanics of chromosomal crossover and its role in inheritance and evolution, born in Chorley, England (d. 1981)
  • Dec 19 George Davis Snell, Bradford, Massachusetts, American geneticist (H-2 gene)
  • Dec 19 Theo Harych, German writer, born in Doruchow, Posen (d. 1958)
  • Dec 22 Barbara Moore, doctor, walked across US in 86 days in 1960
  • Dec 22 H Keffer Hartline, American biophysicist (Nobel 1967)
  • Dec 22 Marc Lavry, Israeli composer, born in Riga, Latvia (d. 1967)
  • Dec 23 Fredericka "Fredi" Washington, American actress (Black & Tan), born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 1994)
  • Dec 23 Michael Kalatozov, Russian producer (When the Cranes Fly)
  • Dec 25 Antiochos Evanghelatos, composer
  • Dec 25 Corry Lievens [Isabella MJ Adriaens], Flemish actress (Blue Bird), born in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1968)
  • Dec 25 J Edward Bromberg, Hungarian actor (The Mark of Zorro, Under 2 Flags), born in Temesvár, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)
  • Dec 26 Elisha Cook Jr, American actor (Maltese Falcon, Shane, Magnum PI), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1995)
  • Dec 28 John von Neumann, mathematician and astronomer (Bocher Award 1938), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • Dec 28 Earl Hines, American musician (d. 1983)
  • Dec 29 Clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter/bandleader