Famous People Born in 1904 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 459

  • May 29 Hubert Opperman, Australian road cyclist, politician (multi-distance world records), born in Rochester, Victoria (d. 1996)
  • May 29 Robert Knox, English bacteriologist (one of first to report MRSA) (d. 2000)
  • May 29 Ronald Russell, British journalist, author and Conservative politician, born in Seahouses, Northumberland (d. 1974)
  • May 30 Ernesto de la Guardia Jr, President of Panama (1956-60)
  • May 31 Otto "Toby" Hardwicke, American jazz alto saxophone player (The Washingtonians, 1923-28; Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1932-46 - "Sophisticated Lady"; "In A Sentimental Mood"), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1970)
  • May 31 Stan Brenders, Belgian jazz pianist and bandleader, born in Brussels (d. 1969)

Johnny WeissmullerJohnny Weissmuller (1904-1984)

Jun 2 Romanian-American actor (Tarzan) and swimmer (5 Olympic gold 1924, 28), born in Freidorf, Austria-Hungary (now Romania)

Charles R. DrewCharles R. Drew (1904-1950)

Jun 3 American physician and surgeon who pioneered blood plasma research and developed the blood bank concept, born in Washington, D. C.

  • Jun 3 Jan Peerce [Jacob Pincus Perelmuth], American tenor (NBC Symphony, 1938-55; NY Metropolitan Opera, 1941-67; "Bluebird of Happiness"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • Jun 11 Alan Roth, American orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • Jun 11 Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, American jazz pianist and singer (Boogie Woogie Piano), born in Troy, Alabama (d. 1929)
  • Jun 11 Emil František Burian, Czech author and composer, born in Plzeň, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1959)
  • Jun 12 Bill Foster, American Baseball HOF pitcher (NgL All-Star 1933, 34; NgL World Series 1926, 27; Chicago American Giants), born in Calvert, Texas (d. 1978)
  • Jun 12 Eino Roiha, Finnish composer, born in Vyborg (d. 1955)
  • Jun 14 Benno Ammann, Swiss composer (Missa Defensor Pacis) and conductor, born in Gersau, Sweden (d. 1986)
  • Jun 14 Gilbert "Gil" Lamb, American actor (Hit Parade of 1947, Riding High), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • Jun 14 Margaret Bourke-White, American photographer, 1st female LIFE staff photographer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • Jun 16 Gerard Holt, Dutch architect
  • Jun 17 Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • Jun 17 Ralph Bellamy, American actor (Rosemary's Baby, His Girl Friday, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Jun 18 Keye Luke, Chinese-American actor (Across the Pacific, Yangtse Incident), born in Guangzhou, China (d. 1991)
  • Jun 18 Manuel Rosenthal, French composer (Bootleggers), born in Paris, France (d. 2003)
  • Jun 19 Balys Dvarionas, Lithuanian pianist, composer and educator, born in Liepāja, Russian Empire (now Latvia) (d. 1972)
  • Jun 20 Heinrich von Brentano, German politician (Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Offenbach, German Empire (d. 1964)
  • Jun 23 Carleton Coon, American anthropologist (What in the World), born in Wakefield, Massachusetts (d. 1981)
  • Jun 23 Quintin McMillan, South African cricket spin bowler (13 Tests, 36 wickets; Transvaal), born in Germiston, Transvaal, South Africa (d. 1948)
  • Jun 23 Willie Mae "Mother" Smith (née Ford), American gospel singer, evangelist, and folk artist, born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi (d. 1994)
  • Jun 24 Kurt Kusenberg, German writer (Wein Auf Lebenszeit)
  • Jun 24 Phil Harris [Wonga Philip], American actor and singer (Anything Goes, Robin Hood), born in Linton, Indiana (d. 1995)
  • Jun 25 Jan van Axel [Johannes P. Kraakman], Dutch director (Overschotje)
  • Jun 26 Frank Scott Hogg, Canadian astronomer, born in Preston, Ontario (d. 1951)
  • Jun 26 Peter Lorre, Hungarian-American actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers), born in Rózsahegy, Austria-Hungary (d. 1964)
  • Jun 28 Włodzimierz Poźniak, Polish composer, born in Kraków, Poland (d. 1967)
  • Jun 30 Glenda Farrell, American actress (Golddiggers of 1935), born in Enid, Oklahoma (d. 1971)
  • Jul 1 Mary Calderone, American physician and founder (planned parenthood), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • Jul 2 Carl Weinrich, American organist and composer, born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1981)
  • Jul 2 Gerarda Rueter, Dutch sculptor, born in Amsterdam (d. 1993)

René LacosteRené Lacoste (1904-1996)

Jul 2 French tennis player (7 Grand Slam titles, Lacoste clothing), born in Paris, France

  • Jul 4 Angela Baddeley, English actress (Ghost Train, Tom Jones), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • Jul 4 Artur Malawski, Polish composer, born in Przemyśl, Poland (d. 1957)
  • Jul 4 Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-American yiddish writer (Yentl, Nobel Prize for Literature 1978), born in Leoncin, Russian Empire (d. 1991)
  • Jul 4 Seger Ellis, American jazz pianist, pop vocalist, songwriter, and bandleader, born in Houston, Texas (d. 1995) [1]
  • Jul 5 Don Goddard, American news anchor (ABC Evening News 1958-59), born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1994)
  • Jul 5 Ernst Mayr, German-American biologist (evolutionary theory), born in Kempten, Bavaria, Germany (d. 2005)
  • Jul 5 Franz Adolf Syberg, Danish composer, born in Kerteminde, Funen, Denmark (d. 1955)
  • Jul 5 Harold Acton, English-Italian historian and art collector, born in Villa La Pietra, Florence, Italy (d. 1994)
  • Jul 5 Josephine Wilson, British actress (The Lady Vanishes, We Dive at Dawn), born in Bromley, England (d. 1990)
  • Jul 5 Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), born in Burrton, Kansas (d. 1980)
  • Jul 6 Erik Wickberg, 9th Salvation Army general, born in Gävle, Sweden (d. 1996)
  • Jul 6 Robert Whitney, American conductor (Louisville Orchestra, 1937-67), educator (University of Louisville, 1956-71), and composer, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (d. 1986)
  • Jul 7 Simone Beck, French chef (d. 1991)
  • Jul 8 Bill Challis, American jazz arranger and pianist, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 8 Henri Cartan, French mathematician, born in Nancy (d. 2008)
  • Jul 10 Iša Krejčí, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1968)
  • Jul 10 Ivie Anderson, American swing jazz singer (Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1931-42), born in Bossier, Louisiana (d. 1949) [some sources give birth year as 1905, and birthplace as Gilroy, California] [1]
  • Jul 11 Daphne Fielding (née Vivian), British socialite and writer, born in Westminster, London (d. 1997)

Pablo NerudaPablo Neruda (1904-1973)

Jul 12 Chilean poet (Residence on Earth-Nobel 1971), born in Parral, Chile

  • Jul 14 Richard Clarkson, British aeronautical engineer (Hawker Siddeley - Trident wing), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • Jul 15 Dorothy Fields, American lyricist ("I'm In The Mood For Love"; "The Way You Look Tonight"), born in Allenhurst, New Jersey (d. 1974)
  • Jul 15 Rudolf Arnheim, German-born author (d. 2007)
  • Jul 16 Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer (Beatitudines), born in Zagarolo, Italy (d. 2003)
  • Jul 16 Leo Joseph Suenens, Belgian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, born in Ixelles, Belgium (d. 1996)
  • Jul 17 Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist, educator, and conductor (Collegium Musicum Antverpiense), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1973)
  • Jul 23 Adone Zecchi, Italian composer, born in Bologna (d. 1995)
  • Jul 24 James R. Killian Jr., 10th president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1948-59), born in Blacksburg, South Carolina (d. 1988)
  • Jul 24 Leo Arnaud, French-American composer (Bugler's Dream), born in Lyon, France (d. 1991)
  • Jul 24 Nikolay Kuznetsov, Russian naval commander (Admiral of the Fleet during World War II), born in Medvedki, Russian Empire (d. 1974)
  • Jul 26 Jack Westrup, English composer, born in London (d. 1975)
  • Jul 27 Anton Dolin [Sydney Francis Patrick Chippendall Healey-kay], British dancer (Girl From Petrovka), born in Slinfold, Sussex, England (d. 1983)
  • Jul 27 Kenneth Bainbridge, American physicist (measurements of mass differences between nuclear isotopes), born in Cooperstown, New York (d. 1996)
  • Jul 28 Selwyn Lloyd, British politician (Foreign Secretary, 1955-60; Exchequer, 1960-62; Leader of the House of Commons, 1963–64; Speaker of the House of Commons, 1971-76),, born in West Kirby, England (d. 1978)
  • Jul 29 J. R. D. Tata, Indian industrialist (d. 1993)
  • Jul 30 Salvador Novo, Mexican writer and poet, born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1974)
  • Jul 31 Arthur Daley, American sportswriter (NY Times-Pulitzer 1956), born in NYC, New York (d. 1974)
  • Jul 31 Brett Halliday, American writer (Dividend on Death), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1977)
  • Aug 3 Clifford D. Simak, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station), born in Millville, Wisconsin (d. 1988)
  • Aug 3 Dolores del Rio, Mexican silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia), born in Durango, Mexico (d. 1983)
  • Aug 4 Helen Kane [Schroeder], American actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1966)
  • Aug 4 Joe Tate, English footballer, born in Old Hill, Cradley Heath, England (d. 1973)
  • Aug 4 Theodore Newton, American actor (Ace of Aces, Voltaire), born in Lawrenceville, New Jersey (d. 1963)
  • Aug 4 Witold Gombrowicz, Polish author (Ferdydurke, Pornography), born in Małoszyce, Russian Empire (d. 1969)
  • Aug 5 Kenneth Thimann, English American botanist (Balzan Prize), born in Ashford, England (d. 1997)
  • Aug 6 Ballard Berkeley [Blascheck], British actor (Fawlty Towers, East meets West, The BFG), born in Margate, Kent, England (d. 1988)
  • Aug 6 Henry Payne Iba, American basketball coach (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in Easton, Missouri

Ralph BuncheRalph Bunche (1904-1971)

Aug 7 American diplomat, UN delegate and 1st person of color to win the Nobel Peace Prize (1950), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Aug 8 (William) Elmo Tanner, American big band singer, whistler (Ted Weems Orchestra - "Heartaches"), bandleader, and DJ, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1990)
  • Aug 8 Achille Varzi, Italian auto racer (14 Grand Prix wins), born in Galliate, Italy (d. 1948)
  • Aug 8 István Szelényi, Hungarian pianist and composer, born in Altsohl, Austria-Hungary (d. 1972)
  • Aug 10 Geraldo [Gerald Walcan Bright], British "sweet music" dance band leader (Gaucho Tango Orchestra), born in London, England (d. 1974)
  • Aug 11 Jess Stacy, jazz pianist, born in Bird's Point, Missouri (d. 1995)

Alexei NikolaevichAlexei Nikolaevich (1904-1918)

Aug 12 son of Tsar Nicholas II, and last Tsarevich of Russia, born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire

  • Aug 12 Frank Ervin, harness racer (Hambletonian 1959, 66)
  • Aug 12 Kay Campbell [Catherine Hibben], American actress (All My Children), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1985)
  • Aug 13 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, American musician and actor (An Innocent Affair, Wings), born in Olathe, Kansas (d. 1999)
  • Aug 13 Humphrey Waldock, British lawyer (UN International Law Commission, 1961-72), and jurist (European Court of Human Rights, 1966-74; International Court of Justice, 1973-81), born in Colombo, Ceylon (d. 1981)
  • Aug 15 Bill Baird, American puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show), born in Grand Island, Nebraska (d. 1987)
  • Aug 16 Wendell Stanley, American biochemist, first to crystallize a virus (Nobel 1946), born in Ridgeville, Indiana (d. 1971)
  • Aug 17 Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (International Bruckner Society; Mozart's Requiem), and educator (Vienna University, 1932-73), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1991)
  • Aug 17 Mary Cain, American newspaper editor and politician (d. 1984)
  • Aug 18 W. Sterling Cole, American politician (Rep-R-NY, Director International Atomic Energy Agency), born in Painted Post, New York (d. 1987)
  • Aug 18 [Francis] Max Factor, American CEO of Max Factor Cosmetics, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 19 June Collyer, American actress (Before Midnight, Charley's Aunt), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • Aug 20 Jaap [Jacobus Albertus Wilhelmus] Burger, Dutch politician and chairman (PvdA), born in Willemstad, Netherlands (d. 1986)
  • Aug 21 (William) "Count" Basie, jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader ("One O'Clock Jump"; "April In Paris"), born in Red Bank, New Jersey (d. 1984)

Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping (1904-1997)

Aug 22 Chinese revolutionary and paramount leader of China (1978-92), born in Guang'an, Sichuan

  • Aug 24 (Henry) "Buster" Smith, American jazz alto saxophonist, arranger, and bandleader (Blue Devils; Count Basie), born in Alfdorf, Texas (d. 1991)
  • Aug 24 Rodd Redwing, American actor (Buffalo Bill In Tomahawk Territory; Son Of Geronimo), and stunt coach, born in NYC, New York [or maybe India] (d. 1971)
  • Aug 26 Christopher Isherwood, English novelist (Goodbye to Berlin), born in High Lane, Cheshire (d. 1986)
  • Aug 27 John Hay Whitney, American financier and philanthropist, born in Ellsworth, Maine (d. 1982)
  • Aug 27 Norah Lofts, British author (The Town House), born in Shipdham, Norfolk, England (d. 1983)
  • Aug 28 Secondo Campini, Italian jet engine pioneer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1980)
  • Aug 29 Werner Forssmann, German urologist (Nobel 1956), born in Berlin (d. 1979)
  • Sep 1 Johnny Mack Brown, American actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), born in Dothan, Alabama (d. 1974)
  • Sep 1 Ray Flaherty, American Pro Football Hall of Fame end, coach (3 x NFL Championships; Washington Redskins 1937, 42 coach), born in Lamont, Washington (d. 1994)
  • Sep 4 Christian-Jaque [Christian Maudet], French film director (Fearless Little Soldier, Race for Life, The Pearls of the Crown), born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • Sep 4 Julian W. Hill, American research chemist (developed nylon), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1996)
  • Sep 4 Max Delbrück, German-American biologist and molecular geneticist (bacteriophage, Nobel Prize 1969), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Sep 4 Sabin Carr, American athlete (Olympic gold pole vault 1928; WR 4.27m 1927), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Sep 6 Arvi Kivimaa, Finnish writer (Groenende Cross), born in Hartola, Finland (d. 1984)
  • Sep 6 Lyubomir Pipkov, Bulgarian pianist, composer, music educator, and (with his father) Antarctic glacier namesake, born in Lovech, Bulgaria (d. 1974)
  • Sep 8 Carlos Sánchez Málaga, Peruvian composer, born in Arequipa, Perú (d. 1995)
  • Sep 9 Feroze Khan, Pakistani field hockey player (d. 2005)
  • Sep 10 Max Shachtman, American politician (d. 1972)
  • Sep 12 Gavriil Popov, Soviet Russian composer, born in Novocherkassk, Russia (d. 1972)
  • Sep 14 Anton Zischka, Austrian writer (Lebendiges Europa), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1997)
  • Sep 14 Gaston Vandermeulen, Flemish actor (Heilig Experiment, The Arrival of Joachim Stiller), born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1984)
  • Sep 14 Kunihiko Hashimoto, Japanese composer, violinist, conductor, and musical educator, born in the Hongo district of Tokyo (d. 1949)
  • Sep 14 Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1957)
  • Sep 14 Šrom, Karel, Czech composer, musicologist, and critic, born in Pilsen, Bohemia (d. 1981)
  • Sep 15 Tom Conway, Russian actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show), born in St Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1967)
  • Sep 15 Umberto II, van Piemonte, the last King of Italy (ruled 1946)

Frederick AshtonFrederick Ashton (1904-1988)

Sep 17 British choreographer (Cinderella), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador

  • Sep 17 Jerry Colonna, American actor (Jerry Colonna Show, Alice in Wonderland, Road to Singapore), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • Sep 19 Bergen Evans, American professor of English ($64,000 Question), born in Franklin, Ohio (d. 1978)
  • Sep 19 Else-Marie Hansen, Danish actress (Hvor går Karl hen?), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2003)
  • Sep 19 Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1982)
  • Sep 21 Hans Hartung, German-French painter, born in Leipzig, German Empire (d. 1989)
  • Sep 22 Ellen Church, American 1st female airline stewardess (United flight in 1930 from San Francisco to Cheyenne), born in Cresco, Iowa (d. 1965)
  • Sep 23 Meyer Schapiro, Lithuanian-born American art historian, born in Šiauliai, Russian Empire
  • Sep 24 (John) "Jackie Wright, Northern Irish comedian (The Benny Hill Show, 1968-83), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1989)
  • Sep 24 Cemal Reşit Rey, Turkish composer, born in Jerusalem, Ottoman Empire (d. 1985)
  • Sep 24 Owen Saunders, English mathematician and mechanical engineer, born in Streatham, London (d. 1993)
  • Sep 25 Columbus O'Donnell Iselin, American oceanographer, born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 1971)
  • Sep 28 Hendrik J Hofstra, Dutch minister of Finance (PvdA)
  • Sep 29 Dorothy Emmet, English philosopher, born in London, England (d. 2000)

Greer GarsonGreer Garson (1904-1996)

Sep 29 British actress (Mrs Miniver), born in East Ham, Essex

  • Sep 30 Frank Lawton, British actor (Devil Doll, Invisible Ray), born in London, England (d. 1969)
  • Sep 30 Ralph Forbes [Taylor], British screen and stage actor (Romeo and Juliet; Piccadilly Jim; Daniel Boone), born in Wandsworth, London, England (d. 1951)
  • Oct 1 A.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader (d. 1977)
  • Oct 1 Otto Robert Frisch, Austrian-born physicist (d. 1979)
  • Oct 2 Dermot Boyle, Marshal of the Royal Air Force, born in Rathdowney, County Laois, Ireland (d. 1993)
  • Oct 2 Godfrey Baseley, British radio executive, born in Alverchurch, Worchestershire, England (d. 1997)

Graham GreeneGraham Greene (1904-1991)

Oct 2 English novelist (Brighton Rock, Our man in Havana, The Power and the Glory) and journalist, born in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

  • Oct 2 Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indian politician and Prime Minister of India (1964-66), born in Mughalsarai, British India (d. 1966)
  • Oct 3 Charles J. Pedersen, American organic biochemist (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1987), born in Busan, Korean Empire (d. 1989)
  • Oct 4 Rene Cloke, British illustrator, born in Plymouth, England (d. 1995)
  • Oct 5 George Chesterman Phillips, British naval officer (d. 1995)
  • Oct 6 Horst Lange, German writer (The Long Lament), born in Liegnitz, Silesia (d. 1971)

Chuck KleinChuck Klein (1904-1958)

Oct 7 American Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder (Triple Crown 1933; MLB All-Star 1933, 34; NL MVP 1932; Philadelphia Phillies), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Oct 9 Carl Parrish, American composer, born in Plymouth, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • Oct 9 Johannes Karel Marie Ditto, Dutch dominican and broadcast chairman (KRO, 1938-45), born in Velsen, Netherlands (d. 1977)
  • Oct 9 Wally Brown, American actor (Zombies on Broadway, Girl Rush), born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 1961)
  • Oct 12 Ding Ling, Chinese writer (The Sun Shines over the Sanggan River), born in Linli, Hunan, China (d. 1986)
  • Oct 12 Lester Dent, American writer (Doc Savage), born in La Plata, Missouri (d. 1959)
  • Oct 13 Jutta Hecker, German writer, born in Weimar (d. 2002)
  • Oct 13 Wilfred Pickles, British actor (Billy Liar, Gay Dog), born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England (d. 1978)
  • Oct 15 Julian Hodge, British financier and multi-millionaire (Hodge Group), born in Camberwell, London (d. 2004)
  • Oct 16 Reginald Dixon, British theatre organist, born in Sheffield, Britain, (d. 1985)
  • Oct 18 A. J. Liebling, American journalist (d. 1963)
  • Oct 20 Anna Neagle, English actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell), born in London, England (d. 1986)
  • Oct 20 Marian Nixon [Marja Nissinen], American silent and sound film actress (Hands Up!; Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farms; Winner Takes All), born in Superior, Wisconsin (d. 1983)

Tommy DouglasTommy Douglas (1904-1986)

Oct 20 Canadian politician (Father of Medicare), born in Falkirk, Scotland

  • Oct 21 Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, American sci-fi author (Danger Planet)
  • Oct 21 Patrick Kavanagh, Irish poet (d. 1967)
  • Oct 22 Constance Bennett, American actress (Easiest Way, Ladies in Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1965)
  • Oct 22 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, born in Budapest (d. 1987)
  • Oct 23 Harvey Penick, American golfer, coach, author (World Golf Hall of Fame), born in Austin, Texas (d. 1995)

Moss HartMoss Hart (1904-1961)

Oct 24 American playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1), born in The Bronx, New York

Denny ShuteDenny Shute (1904-1974)

Oct 25 American golfer (British Open 1933, PGA C'ship 1936-37), born in Cleveland, Ohio

  • Oct 27 Ernő Schwarz, Hungarian-American soccer forward (2 caps Hungary; Ferencváros, NY Giants, NY Americans) and coach (United States [men] 1953-56), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1974)
  • Oct 28 Louis de Meester, Belgian pianist and classical and electronic music composer (The Great Temptation of St Anthony), born in Roeselare, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1987)
  • Oct 30 Alfred Gradstein, Polish composer, born in Częstochowa, Russian Poland (now Poland) (d. 1954)
  • Oct 30 Paul D. Stoop, American vice-admiral (WW II-Coral Sea), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • Nov 1 Laura La Plante, American actress (Show Boat, Scandal) known for her work in the silent film era, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1996)
  • Nov 3 Gideon Fagan, South African conductor and composer, born in Somerset West, Cape Province (d. 1980)
  • Nov 3 Jānis Kalniņš, Latvian-Canadian organist, composer (Ugunī; New Brunswick Rhapsody), and conductor (Latvian National Opera, 1933–1944), born in Pärnu, Russian Empire (now Estonia) (d. 2000)
  • Nov 4 Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist, born in Vilnius, Lithuania (d. 1967)
  • Nov 4 Walter Bauer, German Canadian writer, born in Merseburg (d. 1976)
  • Nov 5 Cooney Weiland, Canadian ice hockey coach (Stanley Cup 1941 Boston Bruins; Harvard Uni) and NHL forward (Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings), born in Seaforth, Ontario (d. 1985)
  • Nov 6 Selena Royale, American actress (Date With Judy, Misleading Lady), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
  • Nov 8 Cedric Belfrage, English writer and journalist (co-founder of National Guardian), born in Marylebone, London (d. 1990)
  • Nov 9 Viktor Brack, German Nazi physician and war criminal, born in Haaren, Rhine Province, German Empire (d. 1948)
  • Nov 10 Steven Geray, American actor (French Line), born in Ungvár, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)
  • Nov 11 J. H. C. Whitehead, British mathematician (one of the founders of homotopy theory), born in Madras, India (d. 1960)
  • Nov 14 Aleksey Semyonovich Zhivotov, Russian composer, born in Kazan, Russia (d. 1964)
  • Nov 14 Dick Powell, American singer, radio and screen actor (Cry Danger; Dick Powell Theater), producer and director (The Enemy Below), born in Mountain View, Arkansas (d. 1963)
  • Nov 14 Harold Larwood, England cricket fast bowler (21 Tests, Bodyline Series v Australia 1932-33), born in Nuncargate, England (d. 1995)
  • Nov 14 Marya Mannes, American author (The Reporter), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • Nov 15 Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress (Duel in the Sun, Garden of Allah), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1975) [birth date disputed]
  • Nov 16 Eddie Condon, American jazz guitarist (Eddie Condon's Floor Show), born in Goodland, Indiana (d. 1973)