Famous People Born in November 1908

  • Nov 2 (Roland) "Bunny" Berigan, American session and big band jazz trumpeter (Paul Whiteman; Benny Goodman - "King Porter Stomp"; Tommy Dorsey - "Marie"), vocalist, and bandleader ("I Can't Get Started"), born in Hilbert, Wisconsin (d. 1942)
  • Nov 2 Fred Bakewell, English cricket batsman (6 Tests, top score 107; Northamptonshire), born in Walsall, Staffordshire (d. 1983)
  • Nov 2 Reginald Beckwith, English actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love), born in York, England (d. 1965)

Bronko NagurskiBronko Nagurski (1908-1990)

Nov 3 Canadian-American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame fullback (Chicago Bears), born in Rainy River, Ontario

  • Nov 4 Anthony Warde, American actor (Dangers of the Canadian Mounted, Buck Rogers, Black Widow), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1975)
  • Nov 4 Joseph Rotblat, Polish Physicist, (Nobel Peace Prize 1995 for work against nuclear arms), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2005)
  • Nov 4 Pauline Trigère, French-American fashion designer (Bell Bottoms), born in Paris (d. 2002)
  • Nov 4 Stanley Cortez, American cinematographer (Magnificent Ambersons), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • Nov 8 Martha Gellhorn, American novelist and journalist who was one of the first female war correspondents, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1998)
  • Nov 10 Charles Merritt, Canadian Army officer and recipient of the Victoria Cross during World War II, born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2000)

Amon GöthAmon Göth (1908-1946)

Nov 12 Austrian SS commandant of the Płaszów concentration camp, born in Vienna, Austria

  • Nov 12 Hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema, Gruppe 47), born in Neu Sallenthin, Usedom (d. 1993)
  • Nov 12 Harry Blackmun, American lawyer and jurist (100th Supreme Court justice 1970-94), born in Nashville, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Nov 12 Shamus Culhane, American animator (Fleischer Studios, Disney Studios), born in Ware, Massachusetts (d. 1996)
  • Nov 13 C. Vann Woodward, American historian and educator, born in Vanndale, Arkansas (d. 1999)
  • Nov 14 Harrison Salisbury, American journalist and author (New York Times correspondent in Moscow), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1993)
  • Nov 16 Sœur Emmanuelle, Belgian-French religious sister, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2008)
  • Nov 18 Imogene Coca, American comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • Nov 19 Alan Baxter, American actor (Big Town Girl; Rags to Riches), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1976)
  • Nov 19 Mikhail Chulaki, Soviet composer, born in Simferopol, Crimea (d. 1989)
  • Nov 20 Alistair Cooke, British-American TV host (Masterpiece Theatre), born in Manchester, England (d. 2004)
  • Nov 21 Elizabeth George Speare, American author (The Witch of Blackbird Pond), born in Melrose, Massachusetts (d. 1994)
  • Nov 22 Michael Balfour, English historian, born in Oxford (d. 1995)
  • Nov 23 Leendert Braat, Dutch sculptor and screenwriter (White World), (d. 1982)
  • Nov 23 Nelson S. Bond, American sci-fi writer, born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2006)
  • Nov 24 Harry Kemelman, American detective author (rabbi-omnibus), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1996)
  • Nov 24 Libertad Lamarque, Agentinan actress (Madreselva, Puerta Cerrada), born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina (d. 2000)
  • Nov 24 Ray Carter, American orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Dance Party), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1982)
  • Nov 26 Charles Forte, Italian-British hotel magnate (Savoy), born in Mortale, Italy (d. 2007)
  • Nov 26 Lefty Gomez, American Baseball HOF pitcher (7 × MLB All-Star; 5 × World Series; Triple Crown 1934, 37; NY Yankees), born in Rodeo, California (d. 1989)
  • Nov 26 Philipp Mohler, German composer, born in Kaiserslautern, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Nov 28 Arturo Frondizi, 35th President Argentina (1958-62), born in Paso de los Libres, Corrientes, Argentina (d. 1995)
  • Nov 28 Claude Lévi-Strauss, French social anthropologist and ethnologist (structuralism), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2009)
  • Nov 28 Roberto Lupi, Italian composer, born in Milan, Italy (d. 1971)

Adam Clayton Powell Jr.Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (1908-1972)

Nov 29 American politician (Rep-D-NY), born in New Haven, Connecticut

  • Nov 29 N. S. Krishnan, Tamil film comedian (d. 1957)

About November 1908

How Old? 114 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)