Famous People Born in July 1907

  • Jul 1 Bill Stern, American sportscaster (first televised college football game), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1971)
  • Jul 2 Eppo Doeve, Dutch cartoonist and painter, born in Bandung, Indonesia (d. 1981)
  • Jul 2 Leo O'Brien, Australian cricket batsman (5 Tests; Victoria), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1997)
  • Jul 3 Arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32)
  • Jul 3 Gene Gutche, German-born composer, born in Berlin (d. 2000)
  • Jul 4 Elliott Sullivan, American actor (The Persuaders!, Fury Below, Sergeant), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1974)
  • Jul 4 Gordon Griffith, American actor (first actor to portray Tarzan on film) and director, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1958)
  • Jul 4 Howard Taubman, American music and theater critic, born in Manhattan (d. 1996)

Frida KahloFrida Kahlo (1907-1954)

Jul 6 Mexican painter who explored questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender and race in Mexican society, born in Coyoacán, Mexico City

  • Jul 7 Helene Johnson, American Harlem Renaissance poet, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • Jul 7 Robert A[nson] Heinlein, American sci-fi author (4 Hugos, Red Planet)
  • Jul 8 George W. Romney, American politician (Gov-R-Michigan, US Secretary of HUD 1969-73), born in Colonia Dublán, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • Jul 8 Kishio Hirao, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1953)
  • Jul 13 Charles H. Zimmerman, American aeronautical engineer (NACA, NASA), born in Olathe, Kansas (d. 1996)
  • Jul 14 (Henry) "Rubberlegs" Williams, American vaudeville dancer, and blues and jazz singer, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1962)
  • Jul 14 Annabella [Suzanne G Charpentier], French actress (Dinner at Ritz), born in Paris, France (d. 1996)
  • Jul 15 Paterson Fraser, British air marshal
  • Jul 16 Barbara Stanwyck, American actress (Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • Jul 16 Frances Horwich, American educator and television personality (Ding Dong School), born in Ottawa, Ohio (d. 2001)

Orville RedenbacherOrville Redenbacher (1907-1995)

Jul 16 American popcorn magnate (Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popcorn), born in Brazil, Indiana

  • Jul 18 Yvonne Desportes, French composer, born in Coburg, Germany (d. 1993)
  • Jul 19 Günter Bialas, German composer, born in Bielschowitz, Prussian Silesia (d. 1995)
  • Jul 19 Isabel Jewell, American actress (Gone With The Wind), born in Shoshoni, Wyoming (d. 1972)
  • Jul 22 Perry Botkin, American jazz and session guitarist, banjo player, composer, and musical director (Bing Crosby), born in Springfield, Ohio (d. 1973)
  • Jul 22 Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (d. 1987)
  • Jul 23 Elspeth Huxley, English author (The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard), born in London (d. 1997)
  • Jul 24 Hughie Charles, English songwriter and impresario, born in Manchester, England (d. 1995)
  • Jul 25 (Cornelius) "Johnny" Hodges, American jazz alto saxophonist (Duke Ellington Orchestra), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1970)
  • Jul 26 Gioconda de Vito, Italian-British violinist, born in Martina Franca, Italy (d. 1994)
  • Jul 26 István Pelle, Hungarian gymnast (Olympic gold pommel horse & floor exercise 1932), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1986)
  • Jul 27 Denis Rickett, British civil servant and private secretary to Clement Attlee, born in Hawthorns, Overton Road, Sutton, Surrey (d. 1997)
  • Jul 27 Mollie Phillips, British figure skater and judge (first woman to referee a world championship), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • Jul 27 Ross Alexander, American stage and film actor (Boulder Dam, Captain Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1937)
  • Jul 28 Earl Tupper, American-born Costa Rican inventor and businessman (Tupperware), born in Berlin, New Hampshire (d. 1983)
  • Jul 29 Melvin Belli, American lawyer known as "The King of Torts" and "Melvin Bellicose", born in Sonora, California (d. 1996)

About July 1907

How Old? 115 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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