Famous People Born in 1905 (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 433

  • Jun 12 Ray Barbuti, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m, 400m relay 1928), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1988)
  • Jun 13 Aldophus "Doc" Cheatham, American jazz trumpeter, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1997)
  • Jun 13 K. S. Duleepsinhji, English-Indian cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), born in Nawanagar State, Kathiawar, British India (d. 1959)
  • Jun 18 Eduard Tubin, Estonian composer, born in Torila, Governorate of Livonia (d. 1982)
  • Jun 19 George Voskovec [Jirí Wachsmann], Czech actor (12 Angry Men, Somewhere in Time), born in Sázava, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • Jun 19 Taneli Kuusisto, composer
  • Jun 19 Mildred Natwick, American actress (Barefoot in the Park, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1994)
  • Jun 20 Lillian Hellman, American playwright (Toys in the Attic, Little Foxes), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1984)
  • Jun 21 Jacques Goddet, French sports journalist and publisher (Tour de France), born in Paris (d. 2000)

Person of interestJean-Paul Sartre

Jun 21 Jean-Paul Sartre, French existentialist philosopher and writer (Le Mur, Nobel 1964; declined), born in Paris (d. 1980)

  • Jun 22 Walter Leigh, British composer, born in Wimbledon, London, England (d. 1942)
  • Jun 23 Jack Pickersgill, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
  • Jun 25 Ian Cromb, New Zealand cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the early 1930's), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1984)
  • Jun 26 Jack Longland, British director of education (Derbyshire), born in London (d. 1993)
  • Jun 26 Jan Louis Guillaume Doornik, Dutch resistance fighter in France, born in Paris (d. 1941)
  • Jun 27 Ruby Middleton Forsythe, African-American teacher (50 years in 1 room school in SC), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1992)

  • Jun 29 Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet and publisher (La lenta libertad), born in Málaga, Spain (d. 1959)
  • Jun 29 Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu, Anglican bishop of Zululand and Swaziland, born in South Africa (d. 1988)
  • Jun 30 Nestor Paiva, American-Portuguese actor (Zorro, The Creature from the Black Lagoon), born in Fresno, California (d. 1966)
  • Jul 4 Dante Fiorillo, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • Jul 4 Lionel Trilling, American literary critic and author (1969 Poses Award, The Liberal Imagination), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • Jul 4 Irving Johnson, American sail training pioneer and adventurer, born in Hadley, Massachusetts (d. 1991)
  • Jul 5 Isa Miranda [Ines Sampietro], Italian model and actress (La Ronde), born in Bergamo (d. 1982)
  • Jul 5 Jock "Herbie" Cameron [Horace Brakenridge Cameron], South African cricket keeper (captain), born in Port Elizabeth, Cape Province (d. 1935)
  • Jul 7 Marcel Rubin, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1995)
  • Jul 8 Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator (d. 1997)

Person of interestClarence Campbell

Jul 9 Clarence Campbell, Canadian 3rd president of the NHL (1946-77), born in Fleming, Saskatchewan (d. 1984)

3rd President of the NHL Clarence Campbell
3rd President of the NHL
Clarence Campbell
  • 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 Norman Waterhouse Lees, jazz fan
  • Jul 17 "Bill" William 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 composer, born in Karviná, Austrian Silesia (d. 1987)
  • Jul 20 Molly Mary Nesta Keane, writer
  • Jul 21 Diana Trilling, writer
  • Jul 22 Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble)
  • 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 Elias Canetti, Bulgarian-British author (Life-Terms, Nobel 1981), born in Ruse, Bulgaria (d. 1994)
  • Jul 25 Denys Watkins-Pitchford, British writer and illustrator (The Little Grey Men), born in Lamport, Northamptonshire (d. 1990)
  • Jul 28 Charles William Hutton, architect

Person of interestClara Bow

Jul 29 Clara Bow, American silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1965)

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow
  • Jul 29 Dag Hammarskjöld, Swedish public servant, 2nd Secretary-General of the United Nations (1953-61) and posthumous Nobel Peace Prize winner (1961), born in Jönköping, Sweden (d. 1961)
  • Jul 29 Stanley Kunitz, American poet (d. 2006)
  • Jul 31 Trenchard Cox, British museum director, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Aug 2 Karl Amadeus Hartmann, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1963)

Person of interestMyrna Loy

Aug 2 Myrna Loy [Williams], American actress (The Great Ziegfeld, Thin Man, Vanity Fair), born in Helena, Montana (d. 1993)

Actress Myrna Loy
Actress
Myrna Loy
  • Aug 3 Maggie Kuhn, American activist and co-founder (Gray Panthers), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1995)
  • Aug 4 Michael Scott Montague Fordham, English child psychiatrist and Jungian analyst, born in Kensington, London (d. 1995)
  • Aug 8 Andre Jolivet, composer (L'Eunuque), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 8 Nino Martini, Italian actor (The Gay Desperado, Here's to Romance), born in Verona, Veneto, Italy (d. 1976)
  • Aug 8 Wachtang Ananjan, writer
  • Aug 9 Elizabeth Lane, 1st female British supreme court justice
  • Aug 9 Leo Genn, British lawyer and actor (Mourning Becomes Electra, Moby Dick, Affair in Monte Carlo), born in London, England (d. 1978)
  • Aug 10 Bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge
  • Aug 10 Richard F Kahn, baron of Hampstead/British economist
  • Aug 10 Era Bell Thompson, American magazine editor (Ebony), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1986)
  • Aug 11 Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (d. 2002)
  • Aug 14 Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier
  • Aug 17 John Hay Whitney, publisher (NY Herald Trib 1961-67)
  • Aug 18 Peter Paul Kreuder, composer
  • Aug 19 Fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)
  • Aug 19 Jacques de Menasce, composer
  • Aug 20 Duncan Macrae, Scottish actor (Casino Royale, The Little Kidnappers), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1967)
  • Aug 20 Jack Teagarden [Weldon Leo Teagarden], American trombonist and actor (Meet Band Leaders), born in Vernon, Texas (d. 1964)
  • Aug 20 Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet, born in Poznań, Poland (d. 1973)
  • Aug 21 Friz Freleng, American animator (Warner Bros cartoons), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • Aug 22 Wade Crosby, American actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (d. 1975)
  • Aug 23 Leonard Constant Lambert, English composer (King Pest), born in Fulham, London (d. 1951)
  • Aug 24 Don Douglas, Scottish actor (The Black Castle), born in Kinleyside, Scotland (d. 1945)
  • Aug 24 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist (That's Alright), born in Forest, Mississippi (d. 1974)
  • Aug 24 Siaka Stevens, President of Sierra Leone (1971-85), born in Moyamba, Sierra Leone (d. 1988)
  • Aug 25 Undine Smith Moore, African-American composer, born in Jarratt, Virginia (d. 1989)
  • Aug 25 Faustina Kowalska, Polish Roman Catholic nun and mystic, born in Głogowiec, Poland (d. 1938)
  • Aug 27 Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue)
  • Aug 27 Frederick O'Neal, American actor, theatre producer and television director (Pinky, Car 54 Where Are You), born in Brooksville, Mississippi (d. 1992)
  • Aug 28 Cyril Walters, Welsh cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's), born in Bedlinog, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 1992)
  • Aug 28 Sam Levene, American Broadway actor (Demon, Gung Ho, Boomerang), born in Russia (d. 1980)
  • Aug 29 Lan Adomian, Russian-born American composer, born in Moghiler-Podolsk (d. 1979)
  • Aug 29 Martinus A. Jansen, Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70), born in Amsterdam (d. 1983)
  • Aug 29 Dhyan Chand, Indian field hockey player (Olympic gold 1928, 1932, 1936), born in Allahabad, British India (d. 1979)
  • Aug 31 Dore Schary, American producer, writer and director (Act 1, Boys Town, Big City), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1958)
  • Aug 31 Sal Tas, Dutch journalist & CIA agent (Het Parool) [or 1897]
  • Aug 31 Sanford Meisner, American actor and teacher, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1997)
  • 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, German composer, born in Witten, Germany (d. 1970)
  • Sep 4 Mary Renault [Challans], British writer (King Must Die, Funeral Games), born in Forest Gate, Essex, England (d. 1983)
  • 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 (d. 1997)
  • 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 dancer and choreographer (Oklahoma), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • 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, English artist and exhibition organiser, born in Gillingham, Kent (d. 1996)
  • Sep 19 Leon Jaworski, American Watergate scandal special prosecutor, born in Waco, Texas (d. 1982)
  • Sep 21 Robert Lebel, French Canadian ice hockey executive, born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (d. 1999)
  • Sep 22 Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
  • Sep 23 Jeno Kenessey, composer

  • Sep 24 Severo Ochoa, Spanish-American physician and biochemist (Nobel 1959), born in Luarca, Asturias, Spain (d. 1993)
  • Sep 25 Nahman Avigad, Israeli archaeologist (Discovering Jerusalem), born in Zavaliv, Ukraine (d. 1992)
  • Sep 25 Red Smith, American sportscaster and columnist (Pulitzer 1976, Fight Talk), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1982)
  • 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, born in Patillas, Puerto Rico (d. 2011)
  • Sep 27 Ernst Baier, German figure skater (Olympic gold 1936), born in Zittau, Saxony, Germany (d. 2001)
  • Sep 27 Vjekoslav Kaleb, Croatian writer (Splendor of the Fabric), born in Tisno, Croatia (d. 1996)
  • Sep 28 Max Schmeling, German boxer (world heavyweight champion 1930-32), born in Klein Luckow, Germany (d. 2005)
  • 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)
  • Oct 4 Leon Orthel, Dutch composer, born in Roosendaal (d. 1985)
  • Oct 4 René Defossez, Belgian composer, born in Spa, Belgium (d. 1988)
  • Oct 5 John Hoyt, American actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick & Mary), born in Bronxville, New York (d. 1991)
  • Oct 5 Harriet E MacGibbon, American actress, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1987)

Person of interestHelen Wills Moody

Oct 6 Helen Wills Moody, American tennis player (19 Grand Slam titles), born in Centerville California (d. 1998)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Oct 7 Andy Devine [ Andrew Vabre Devine], American character actor (Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok, Stagecoach), born in Flagstaff, Arizona (d. 1977)
  • Oct 9 May Moxon, Scottish dance producer, born in Townhead, Glasgow (d. 1996)
  • Oct 9 Howard St John, American actor (Born Yesterday, Li'l Abner), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1974)
  • Oct 10 Jane Winton, American actress (Hell's Angel, Patsy, Don Juan), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)
  • Oct 11 Fred Trump, American real estate developer, father of Donald Trump, born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Oct 12 Rick Ferrell, American baseball Hall of Fame catcher, born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 1995)
  • Oct 15 Alexey Fedorovich Kozlovsky, Russian composer, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1977)
  • Oct 15 Charles P. Snow, English novelist (Death Under Sail, Strangers and Brothers) and physical chemist, born in Leicester, England (d. 1980)
  • Oct 15 Dag Wirén, Swedish composer, born in Striberg, Sweden (d. 1986)
  • Oct 15 Edna Deane, dancer, choreographer and drama teacher, born in Orange Free State (d. 1995)
  • Oct 16 Wild Bill Elliott [Gordon Nance], American actor (Beyond the Sacramento), born in Pattonsburg, Missouri (d. 1965)
  • Oct 17 Franco Albini, Italian architect
  • Oct 18 Felix Houphouet-Boigny, President of Ivory coast (1960-93)
  • Oct 21 Carleton Young, American actor (Reefer Madness, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance), born in Westfield, New York (d. 1994)
  • Oct 22 Joseph Kosma, composer
  • Oct 22 Karl Jansky, Czech, discoverer (cosmic radio emissions in 1932)
  • Oct 23 Alexander Shamil'yevich Melik-Pashayev, composer
  • Oct 23 Felix Bloch, Swiss/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1952)
  • Oct 23 Gertrude Ederle, American swimmer (1st female English Channel 1926), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
  • Oct 24 Elizabeth Poston, English composer, born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire (d. 1987)

  • Oct 26 George Flahiff, Canadian Cardinal, born in Paris, Ontario, Canada (d. 1989)
  • Oct 28 Harry Broadhurst, airman
  • Oct 29 Laurence Dowdall, lawyer
  • Oct 30 Christian Darnton, composer
  • Nov 1 Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (d. 1960)
  • Nov 2 Frederic Lipmann, French watchmaker, born in Besancon, France (d. 1996)
  • Nov 3 Lois Mailou Jones, US painter (Peasants on Parade)
  • Nov 3 William Donald Campbell, diarist/ornithologist
  • Nov 4 Martin Raschke, German author/publisher/war correspondent
  • Nov 5 George Bissett, cricketer (successful South African quick in 1927-28)
  • Nov 5 Joel McCrea, American actor (Foreign Correspondent, Sullivan's Travels), born in South Pasadena, California (d. 1990)
  • Nov 7 William Alwyn, English composer, born in Northampton, England (d. 1985)
  • Nov 8 Richard Nicholson, musician
  • Nov 9 Erika Mann, German-American author (Other Germany) and daughter of Thomas Mann, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1969)
  • Nov 9 James William Fulbright, American politician (Sen-D-Mo), born in Sumner, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • Nov 11 Israel Aaron Maisels, lawyer
  • Nov 12 Evgeny Grigor'yevich Bruslovsky, composer
  • Nov 12 Solon Michaelides, composer
  • Nov 14 L H Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reformed of Netherlands)
  • Nov 14 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian author
  • Nov 14 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (d. 1964)
  • Nov 15 Annunzio Mantovani, orchestra leader (Mantovani), born in Venice, Italy
  • Nov 16 Astrid SLT Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden
  • Nov 17 Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (Aus batsman & leggie 99 on Test debut)
  • Nov 17 Astrid Bernadotte, Princess of Sweden
  • Nov 17 Mischa Auer [Ounskowsky], Russian actor (My Man Godfrey), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1967)
  • Nov 17 Wazyk, [Adam Wagman], Polish poet/author (Eyes & Mouth)
  • Nov 19 Tommy Dorsey, Mahanoy Plane Pa, orchestra leader (Stage Show, Mahogany)
  • Nov 21 David Moule-Evans, composer
  • Nov 22 James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism)
  • Nov 24 Ireene Wicker, American singer and actress (Singing Lady), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • Nov 26 George Emlyn Williams, Welsh actor and playwright (David Copperfield), born in Mostyn, Wales (d. 1987)
  • Nov 26 Bob Johnson, American baseball player (d. 1982)
  • Nov 27 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Mater Dolorosa)
  • Nov 27 Astrid Allwyn, American actress (Charlie Chan's Secret), born in Manchester, Connecticut (d. 1978)
  • Nov 29 Mowbray Henry Gordon Howard, 6th Earl of Effingham
  • Nov 29 Marcel Lefebvre, French Roman catholic bishop (d. 1991)
  • Dec 1 Charles Finney, American author (Circus of Dr Lao)
  • Dec 1 Ida Carroll, English musician and administrator, (d. 1995)
  • Dec 1 Alexander Wilson, Canadian and Notre Dame athlete (d. 1994)
  • Dec 2 Osvaldo Pugliese, musician/composer
  • Dec 3 Leslie Ames, cricketer (England wicket-keeper of 30's Outstanding batsman)
  • Dec 4 Emilio Médici, president Brazil (1969-74)
  • Dec 5 Otto Preminger, Austrian director and producer (Laura, Exodus)
  • Dec 5 Gus Mancuso, American baseball player (d. 1984)
  • Dec 6 James J. Braddock, American boxer (d. 1974)
  • Dec 7 Gerard Kuiper, Dutch/US astronomer (moons of Uranus, Neptune)
  • Dec 8 Charles Cushing, composer
  • Dec 8 Ernst Hermann Meyer, composer