Famous People Born in February 1907

  • Feb 1 (Mozart) Camargo Guarnieri, Brazilian composer, pedagogue, and conductor, born in Tietê, São Paulo (d. 1993)
  • Feb 1 Alan Strode Campbell Ross, British linguist (coined the terms U & non-U) (d. 1980)
  • Feb 1 John Canaday, American art critic (Metropolitan Museum of Art Portfolios), born in Fort Scott, Kansas (d. 1985)
  • Feb 2 Bernardas Brazdzionis, Lithuanian poet, editor and critic, born in Stebeikėliai, Lithuania, Russian Empire (d. 2002)
  • Feb 3 James A. Michener, American author (Tales of the South Pacific, Hawaii), born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania (d. 1997)
  • Feb 5 Jan Klaasesz, Dutch Governor of Suriname (1949-56), born in IJlst, Netherlands (d. 1997)
  • Feb 5 Norton Simon, American industrialist (Hunts Foods, Norton Simon Museum), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1993)
  • Feb 5 Pierre Pflimlin, French politician (briefly French Prime Minister 1958), born in Roubaix, France (d. 2000)
  • Feb 7 Raymond “Coco” Colignon, Belgian jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1987)
  • Feb 7 Yevgeniy Abalakov, Soviet mountaineer (d. 1948)
  • Feb 8 Ray Middleton, American actor (1776; Hurricane Smith), born in Chicago Illinois (d. 1984)
  • Feb 9 Dit Clapper, Canadian ice hockey player (NHL Hall of Fame, Boston Bruins), born in Newmarket, Ontario (d. 1978)
  • Feb 10 Grace Towns Hamilton, American politician (1st African American member of Georgia state legislature), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1992)
  • Feb 10 Walter "Foots" Thomas, American saxophonist, flutist, and arranger (Cab Calloway Orchestra), born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, (d. 1981)
  • Feb 11 Anita Garvin, American stage, silent and sound screen actress (Sailors Beware; Laurel and Hardy - Swiss Miss; Blotto; The Charlatan; Hats Off), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Feb 11 E. W. Swanton, English author and sports commentator (cricket - BBC Radio), born in London, England (d. 2000)
  • Feb 12 Clifton C. Edom, American photojournalism educator (d. 1991)
  • Feb 13 Catalina "Katy" de la Cruz, Filipino jazz and torch song singer, born in Bustos, Bulacan, Philippine Islands (d. 2004)
  • Feb 14 Florence Rice, American actress (Fast Company, Double Wedding, Riding on Air), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1974)
  • Feb 14 Johnny Longden, Canadian hall of fame jockey and trainer (1943 Triple Crown on Count Fleet), born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England (d. 2003)

Cesar RomeroCesar Romero (1907-1994)

Feb 15 American actor (Batman, Ocean's 11), born in NYC, New York

  • Feb 15 Jean Langlais, French organist, and composer (Missa Salve Regina), born in La Fontenelle, Brittany, France (d. 1991)
  • Feb 16 Eugen Malmstén, Finnish jazz trumpeter, singer, band leader, and songwriter, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1993)
  • Feb 16 Fernando Previtali, Italian composer and conductor (Rome Radio Symphony), born in Adria, Veneto (d. 1985)
  • Feb 17 Alec Wilder, American classical, jazz, and pop music composer (The Churkendoose), and musicologist (American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1980)
  • Feb 17 Charles B. Timmer, Dutch translator and writer (Russia Black on White) (d. 1991)
  • Feb 17 Marjorie Lawrence, Australian-American operatic soprano (Wagner; Interrupted Melody), born in Deans Marsh, Australia (d. 1979)
  • Feb 18 Billy De Wolfe, American character actor (Good Morning World), born in Quincy, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • Feb 20 Malcolm Atterbury, American actor (Jonas-Thicker than Water, Apples Way), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)
  • Feb 20 Nadine Conner [Henderson], American operatic soprano (Carmen; The Magic Flute - "Pamina"), born in Compton, California (d. 2003)
  • Feb 21 W. H. Auden [Wystan Hugh Auden}, British-American poet (Age of Anxiety Pulitzer Prize 1948), born in York, England (d. 1973)
  • Feb 22 Robert Young, American actor (Father Knows Best, Marcus Welby, M.D.), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1998)
  • Feb 22 Sheldon Leonard, American actor, producer and director (Danny Thomas Show, Big Eddie), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • Feb 25 Mary Coyle Chase, American playwright (Harvey 1945 Pulitzer Prize), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1981)
  • Feb 25 Sabahattin Ali, Turkish poet, author and journalist (Esirler, Içimizdeki Şeytan), born in Eğridere, Gümülcine, Ottoman Empire (d. 1948)
  • Feb 25 Shimen Ruskin, Polish actor (Beau Brummel, Having a Wonderful Time), born in Vilna, Russian Empire (d. 1976)
  • Feb 26 Dub Taylor [Walter Clarence Taylor Jr], American character actor (Gunsmoke), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1994)
  • Feb 26 John Bowlby, British psychologist, born in London, England (d. 1990)
  • Feb 27 (Charles) Kenneth Horne, British radio comedian (Much-Binding-in-the-Marsh; Beyond Our Ken), born in Ampthill Square, London, England (d. 1969)
  • Feb 27 Hilton Smith, American Baseball HOF pitcher (6 x NgL All Star; Monroe Monarchs, Kansas City Monarchs), born in Giddings, Lee County, Texas (d. 1983)
  • Feb 27 Massimo Amfiteatrof [Maksim Amfiteatrov], Russian-Italian classical musician, known as 'the Cellists' Caruso', born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1990)

Mildred BaileyMildred Bailey (1907-1951)

Feb 27 American jazz singer known as "The Queen of Swing" ("Rockin' Chair"; "Please Be Kind"; "Darn That Dream"), born in Tekoa, Washington

  • Feb 28 Milton Caniff, American cartoonist 'Rembrandt of the Comic Strip' (Terry & Pirates), born in Hillsboro, Ohio (d. 1988)

About February 1907

How Old? 116 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse (Feb 1 - Feb 12), Goat/Sheep (Feb 13 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)