Famous People Born in July 1905

  • Jul 4 Dante Fiorillo, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • Jul 4 Irving Johnson, American sail training pioneer and adventurer, born in Hadley, Massachusetts (d. 1991)
  • Jul 4 Lionel Trilling, American literary critic and author (1969 Poses Award, The Liberal Imagination), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • Jul 5 Isa Miranda [Ines Sampietro], Italian model and actress (La Ronde), born in Bergamo (d. 1982)
  • Jul 5 Jock "Herbie" Cameron, South African cricket wicketkeeper and captain (26 Tests; 51 dismissals), born in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province (d. 1935)
  • Jul 7 Marcel Rubin, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1995)
  • Jul 8 Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator (d. 1997)

Clarence CampbellClarence Campbell (1905-1984)

Jul 9 Canadian 3rd president of the NHL (1946-77), born in Fleming, Saskatchewan

  • Jul 9 Myles Horton, American educator and Civil Rights Movement teacher, born in Savannah, Tennessee (d. 1990)
  • Jul 10 Thomas Gomez, American actor (Force of Evil; Key Largo; Kim; Sellout), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • Jul 10 Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician, born in Hildesheim, Germany (d. 1948)
  • Jul 12 Prince John of the United Kingdom, youngest son of English King George V, born in York Cottage, Sandringham (d. 1919)
  • Jul 13 Alfredo M. Santos, First Four-star General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, World War II hero (d. 1990)
  • Jul 17 Bill Gargan, American actor (The Bells of St. Mary's; You Only Live Once), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1979)
  • Jul 19 Boyd Neel, English conductor (Story of an Orchestra), born in Blackheath, London (d. 1981)
  • Jul 19 Edgar Snow, American author and journalist (Red star over China), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • Jul 19 Louis Kentner, Hungarian-British pianist and composer, born in Karviná, Austrian Silesia (d. 1987)
  • Jul 20 Molly Mary Nesta Keane, writer
  • Jul 21 Diana Trilling, American critic and writer (d. 1996)
  • Jul 22 Doc Cramer, American baseball player (d. 1990)
  • Jul 23 Erich Itor Kahn, German composer of Jewish descent, born in Rimbach, Odenwald (d. 1956)
  • Jul 25 Denys Watkins-Pitchford, British writer and illustrator (The Little Grey Men), born in Lamport, Northamptonshire (d. 1990)
  • Jul 25 Elias Canetti, Bulgarian-British author (Crowds and Power) and winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize for Literature, born in Ruse, Bulgaria (d. 1994)
  • Jul 27 Robert L. May, American advertising copy writer and creator of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, born in Arverne, New York (d. 1976)

Clara BowClara Bow (1905-1965)

Jul 29 American silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), born in Brooklyn, New York

Dag HammarskjöldDag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961)

Jul 29 Swedish public servant, 2nd Secretary-General of the United Nations (1953-61) and posthumous Nobel Peace Prize winner (1961), born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • Jul 29 Stanley Kunitz, American poet (d. 2006)
  • Jul 31 Trenchard Cox, British museum director, born in London (d. 1995)

About July 1905

How Old? 117 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)