Famous People Born in September 1905

  • Sep 1 Gervase Hughes, composer
  • Sep 1 Elvera Sanchez, Puerto Rican dancer (d. 2000)

Person of interestCarl David Anderson

Sep 3 Carl David Anderson, American physicist (1936 Nobel Prize for physics), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)

Nobel Laureat Physicist Carl David Anderson
Nobel Laureat Physicist
Carl David Anderson
  • Sep 3 Robert Ruthenfranz, composer
  • Sep 4 Mary Renault, [Mary Challens], writer (King Must Die, Funeral Games)
  • Sep 5 Arthur Koestler, Hungarian-British writer (Arrow in Blue), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1983)
  • Sep 5 Justiniano Montano, Filipino politician, born in Tanza, Cavite, Philippines (d. 2005)
  • Sep 7 John Whitley, British air-marshal
  • Sep 8 Henry Wilcoxon, British actor (Cleopatra, Jericho, The Ten Commandments), born in Dominica, British West Indies (d. 1984)
  • Sep 9 Hussain Sha - Indian Saint, Philosopher, Pithapuram
  • Sep 12 Boris Arapov, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1992)
  • Sep 16 Vladimír Holan, Czech poet (d. 1980)
  • Sep 17 Hans Freudenthal, Dutch mathematician/director (OW&OC)
  • Sep 17 Jorge Urrutia Blondel, composer
  • Sep 18 Agnes De Mille, American choreographer (Oklahoma), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 18 Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, American comedian and actor (The Jack Benny Program), born in Oakland, California (d. 1977)

Person of interestGreta Garbo

Sep 18 Greta Garbo, Swedish actress (Ninotchka, Grand Hotel, Camille), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1990)

Actress Greta Garbo
Actress
Greta Garbo
  • Sep 19 Betty Garde, American actress (Aggie-Real McCoys), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)
  • Sep 19 James Holland, artist/exhibition organiser
  • Sep 19 Leon Jaworski, American Watergate scandal special prosecutor (d. 1982)
  • Sep 21 Robert Lebel, French Canadian ice hockey executive (d. 1999)
  • Sep 22 Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
  • Sep 23 Jeno Kenessey, composer
  • Sep 24 Severo Ochoa, Nobel Laureate (d. 1993)
  • Sep 25 Nahman Avigad, Israeli archaeologist (Discovering Jerusalem), born in Zavaliv, Ukraine (d. 1992)
  • Sep 25 Red Smith, sportscaster/columnist (Fight Talk), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Sep 25 Edith Barstow, American choreographer (Frankie Laine Time, The Gem of the Ocean), born in Ashtabula, Ohio (d. 1960)
  • Sep 26 Emilio Navarro, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Sep 27 Ernest Baier, German figure skater (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Sep 27 Vjekoslav Kaleb, Yugoslavia, writer (Splendor of the Fabric)
  • Sep 28 Max Schmeling, Klein Luckow, Province of Pomerania, German world heavyweight boxing champ (1930-32)
  • Sep 28 William Northam, Austrian yachtsman (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Sep 29 Ted Decorsia, American actor (The Killing, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1973)
  • Sep 29 Francis Joseph Quinn, academic
  • Sep 30 Michael Powell, English director, screen writer, producer (Red Shoes), born in Bekesbourne, England (d. 1990)
  • Sep 30 Nevill Francis Mott, English physicist (Nobel Prize 1977), born in Leeds, England (d. 1996)
  • Sep 30 Ralph Forbes, English actor (Romeo & Juliet, Daniel Boone), born in London, England (d. 1951)
  • Sep 30 Savitri Devi [Maximiani Portas], Greek French Nazi writer, born in Lyon, France (d. 1982)