On This Day

Famous People Born in 1907 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 516 of 516

  • Oct 9 Klaes Karppinen, Finnish athlete, 4 X 10K relay (Olympic gold 1936), born in Iisalmi, Finland (d. 1992)
  • Oct 9 Jacques Tati, French director (Traffic, Playtime), born in La Pecq, France (d. 1982)
  • Oct 9 Quintin Hogg, British politician, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, born in London (d. 2001)
  • Oct 12 Wolfgang Fortner, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1987)
  • Oct 13 Yves Allégret, French film director, born in Asnières-sur-Seine, France (d. 1987)
  • Oct 14 Allan Jones, American actor and singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), born in Old Forge, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)
  • Oct 14 Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter and actor (Zeskamp, Oebele), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1981)
  • Oct 14 Pert Kelton, American actress (Cavalcade of Stars), born in Great Falls, Montana (d. 1968)
  • Oct 15 John Dearden, American cardinal (1969-88) and archbishop of Detroit, born in Valley Falls, Rhode Island (d. 1988)
  • Oct 15 Wolfgang Weyrauch, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1980)
  • Oct 15 Varian Fry, American journalist and recognized as "Righteous Among the Nations", born in New York (d. 1967)
  • Oct 16 Roger Vailland, French author (La Novice, Et Mourir de Plasir)
  • Oct 18 Alexander Hardie Williamson, artist
  • Oct 19 Roger Wolfe Kahn, American bandleader (d. 1962)
  • Oct 20 Arlene Francis, American actress and radio and television personality (What's My Line?), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2001)
  • Oct 21 Nikos Engonopoulos, Greek painter and poet (d. 1985)
  • Oct 22 Henriette Wyeth, 1st lady of american art

Person of interestJimmie Foxx

Oct 22 Jimmie Foxx, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (9-time MLB All Star; World Series 1929, 30; AL MVP 1932, 33, 38; Triple Crown 1933), born in Sudlersville, Maryland (d. 1967)

MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Jimmie Foxx
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Jimmie Foxx
  • Oct 26 Giovanni Salviucci, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1937)
  • Oct 27 Helmut Walcha, a blind German organist (church music), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1991)
  • Oct 27 Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez, 1st Prime Minister of Dutch Antilles (d. 1966)
  • Oct 28 Lew Parker [Austin Lewis Jacobs], American actor (Are You with It?, That Girl), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1972)
  • Oct 28 John Hewitt, Northern Irish poet, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 1987)
  • Oct 29 Edwige Feuillère, French film actress, born in Haute-Saône, Franche-Comté, France (d. 1998)
  • Oct 30 Albert Rice Leventhal, American publisher (Little Golden Books), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Oct 30 Renzo Cesana, Italian-American TV host (First Date, Continental), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1970)
  • Oct 30 Sol Tax, American anthropologist (founded the journal Current Anthropology), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Oct 31 Helen Lessore, English artist, born in London (d. 1994)
  • Nov 1 Rio Gebhardt, German musician and composer, born in Heilbronn (d. 1944)
  • Nov 1 Terence Cuneo, English artist (official artist for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Nov 1 Larry French, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1940; Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs; Brooklyn Dodgers), born in Visalia, California (d. 1987)
  • Nov 3 Jim [James Geoffrey Cutcliffe] Hepburn, English tap-dancer and socialist, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Nov 3 Joe Turner, American jazz pianist, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1990)
  • Nov 7 Maurits Mok, Dutch author and poet (Cheese & Bread Game), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • Nov 7 Chepín [Electo Rosell], Cuban violinist, bandleader, and composer (Orquesta Chepín-Chovén), born in Santiago, Cuba (d. 1984)
  • Nov 8 Otto Brenner, German trade union leader (Industrial Union of Metalworkers), born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Nov 9 Burrill Phillips, American composer (Play Ball), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1988)
  • Nov 9 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, born in Potsdam, Germany (d. 1994)

Person of interestJane Froman

Nov 10 Jane Froman, American singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1980)

Singer Jane Froman
Singer
Jane Froman
  • Nov 10 John Moore, English author (Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village and The Blue Field), born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1967)

Person of interestJoseph Gilbert Hamilton

Nov 11 Joseph G. Hamilton, American physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis, born in Waverley, Massachusetts (d. 1957)

  • Nov 13 Josef Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), born in Mörkö, Södermanland, Sweden (d. 1948)
  • Nov 13 Lewis Boddington, British aerospace engineer (RAE)
  • Nov 13 Giovanna of Italy, Tsaritsa of Bulgaria, born in Rome (d. 2000)
  • Nov 14 Astrid Lindgren, Swedish children book author (Pipi Longstocking)
  • Nov 14 Howard William Hunter, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, born in Boise, Idaho (d. 1995)
  • Nov 14 Pedro Arrupe, Spanish priest/Jesuit
  • Nov 14 William Steig, American cartoonist and children's author (Shrek!, Doctor De Soto), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2003)
  • Nov 15 Count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel

Person of interestBurgess Meredith

Nov 16 Burgess Meredith, American actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1997)

  • Nov 17 Israel Regardie, Aleister Crowley's secretary (d. 1985)
  • Nov 18 Halldis Moren Vesaas, Norwegian author and poet (Harp and Dagger), born in Trysil, Norway (d. 1995)
  • Nov 18 Compay Segundo, Cuban musician (Buena Vista Social Club), born in Siboney, Cuba (d. 2003)
  • Nov 19 Luc Tourneir [Christian J. H. Engles] Netherland-Curaçaon poet, artist, and doctor, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1980)
  • Nov 19 Jack Schaefer, American author (Shane), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1991)
  • Nov 20 Fran Allison, American actress (Kukla, Fran & Ollie), born in La Porte City, Iowa (d. 1989)
  • Nov 20 Henri-Georges Clouzot, French director (Le salaire de la peur), born in Niort, France (d. 1977)
  • Nov 21 Charles Korvin [Geza Korvin Karpathi], Austrian actor (Berlin Express, Ship of Fools), born in Piestany, Austria-Hungary (d. 1998)
  • Nov 21 Jim Bishop, American journalist and author (The Day Lincoln was Shot), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1987)
  • Nov 21 M Eleonore Lippits, 1st Dutch female missionary doctor (d. 1993)
  • Nov 22 Bernard Naylor, English Canadian composer, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1986)
  • Nov 22 Dick Bartell, American baseball shortstop, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Nov 22 Dora Maar, French painter and photographer, lover of Picasso, born in Tours France (d. 1997)
  • Nov 23 Lars Leksell, Swedish physician (d. 1986)
  • Nov 25 John Stuart Hindmarsh, British racing driver and aviator (d. 1938)
  • Nov 26 Ruth Patrick, American botanist and limnologist, born in Topeka, Kansas (d. 2013)
  • Nov 27 L. Sprague de Camp, American sci-fi author (Goblin Tower, Hand of Zei), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • Nov 28 Alberto Moravia [Pincherle], Italian author (Indifferent Ones), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1990)
  • Nov 30 Gyorgy Ranki, composer
  • Nov 30 Jacques Barzun, French author (The House of Intellect), born in Créteil, France (d. 2012)
  • Dec 1 Joel Fluellen, American actor (Porgy and Bess, Burning Cross, Learning Tree), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1990)
  • Dec 1 Alex Wilson, Canadian athlete (Olympic silver 800m, 2 x bronze 400m, 4x400m relay 1932), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1994)
  • Dec 3 Andrew Hutchings, British trade union leader (d. 1996)
  • Dec 3 Connee Boswell, American jazz singer (The Boswell Sisters; Pete Kelly's Blues), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1976)
  • Dec 4 Jo Boer, Dutch painter and author (Catharina & the Magnolias), born in Surabaya, Indonesia (d. 1993)
  • Dec 5 Lin Biao, Chinese Communist Marshal during the Civil War and party leader, born in Huanggang, Hubei, Qing Empire (d. 1971)
  • Dec 5 Giuseppe Occhialini, Italian physicist (Contribution to the discovery of the pion or pi-meson decay), born in Fossombrone, Pesaro, Italy (d. 1993)
  • Dec 6 Giovanni Ferrari, Italian soccer midfielder and manager (44 caps; Juventus, Internazionale; mgr Italy), born in Alessandria, Italy (d. 1982)
  • Dec 8 Tony Aubin, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1981)
  • Dec 9 Noel Walton Bott, engineer
  • Dec 9 Fried Walter [Schmidt], German light music and operetta composer, born in Ottendorf-Okrilla, Germany (d. 1996)
  • Dec 10 Amedeo Nazzari, Italian actor (The Nights of Cabiria, Chains, Lure of Sila), born in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (d. 1979)
  • Dec 10 Michael Blankfort, American writer, producer and director, born in NYC, New York (d. 1982)
  • Dec 10 Rumer Godden, English author (Thursday's Children), born in Eastbourne, Sussex, England (d. 1998)
  • Dec 10 Lucien Laurent, French footballer (scored the first ever FIFA World Cup goal), born in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France (d. 2005)
  • Dec 11 Norbert Rosseau, Belgian composer, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1975)
  • Dec 12 Frederik van Heek, Dutch sociologist, born in Enschede, Netherlands (d. 1987)
  • Dec 12 Fred Elizalde, Spanish Filipino composer, born in Manila (d. 1979)
  • Dec 12 Roy Douglas, English composer and arranger (Tomorrow We Live-At Dawn We Die), born in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent (d. 2015)
  • Dec 15 Oscar Niemeyer, Brazilian architect (Brasilia), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 2012)
  • Dec 16 Ray C Bliss, (R) Ohio State Republican Chairman
  • Dec 16 Syd Curnow, cricketer (South African batsman in 7 Tests 1930-32)
  • Dec 16 Barbara Kent, Canadian actress (Lonesome, Flesh and the Devil), born in Gadsby, Alberta, Canada (d. 2011)
  • Dec 18 Christopher Fry, playwright (Ring Around the Moon), born in Bristol, England
  • Dec 18 Bill Holland, American auto racer (d. 1984)
  • Dec 19 Jimmy McLarnin, former Welterweight Champion (d. 2004)
  • Dec 20 Paul Francis Webster, American lyricist ("Love Is A Many Splendored Thing"; "The Shadow Of Your Smile"; "I Got It Bad, And That Ain't Good"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • Dec 21 Garmt Stuiveling, Dutch poet & literary (Poet in Love), born in Stroobos, Netherlands (d. 1985)
  • Dec 22 Peggy Ashcroft [Dame Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft], British actress (Dear Brutus, Happy Days), born in Croydon, Surrey, England (d. 1991)
  • Dec 22 Yoshio Hasegawa, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1981)
  • Dec 23 Don McNeill, American Radio and TV host (Don McNeill TV Club), born in Galena, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Dec 23 Manuel Lopes, Cape Verdean writer and poet (d. 2005)
  • Dec 23 Avraham Stern, Polish-born Zionist leader (d. 1942)
  • Dec 24 I. F. Stone, American journalist (IF Stone's Weekly), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)
  • Dec 25 Cab[ell] Calloway, American bandleader (Minnie the Moocha, Jazzball), born in Rochester, New York
  • Dec 25 Glenn McCarthy, American oil tycoon and businessman (d. 1988)
  • Dec 25 Mike Mazurki, Austrian-American actor and professional wrestler (Some Like It Hot, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World), born in Tarnopol, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1990)
  • Dec 27 Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher
  • Dec 27 Nils-Eric Ringbom, Finnish composer, born in Turku (d. 1978)
  • Dec 27 Willem Van Otterloo, Dutch conductor, cellist and composer (Melbourne 1967-71), born in Winterswijk, Netherlands (d. 1978)
  • Dec 27 Sebastian Haffner, German journalist and writer (d. 1999)
  • Dec 27 Conrad L. Raiford, Goodwill Ambassador (d. 2002)
  • Dec 28 Roman Palester, Polish composer: The Weichsel
  • Dec 29 James Gardner, British museum & exhibition designer, born in Hendon, London (d. 1995)
  • Dec 30 Christine Auwen, Dutch model, singer and actress (Haghezangers), born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (d. 1983)
  • Dec 30 Robert Grant Ferris, British politician (d. 1996)