Famous People Born in 1908 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 519

  • May 22 Horton Smith, American golfer (US Masters 1934, 36), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 1963)
  • May 22 Rattana Pestonji, Thai filmmaker and cinematographer (Tang), born in Bangkok, Thailand (d. 1970)

John BardeenJohn Bardeen (1908-1991)

May 23 American physicist, electrical engineer and co-inventor of the transistor (Nobel 1956, 1972), born in Madison, Wisconsin

  • May 23 Max Abramovitz, US architect (Lincoln Center, UN Building)
  • May 24 Krešimir Fribec, Croatian composer, born in Daruvar, Croatia (d. 1996)
  • May 24 Michael Roberts, English historian, born in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire (d. 1996)
  • May 25 Theodore Roethke, American poet (Words for the Wind), born in Saginaw, Michigan (d. 1963)
  • May 26 Nguyễn Ngọc Thơ, Prime Minister of South Vietnam, born in Long Xuyên, Annam, French Indochina (d. 1976)
  • May 26 Robert Morley, British actor (Marie Antoinette, The Young Ones, How the Other Half Loves), born in Semley, Wiltshire, England (d. 1992)
  • May 27 Alec Brown, English snooker player (Daily Mail Gold Cup 1939, 40; News of the World 1951), born in London (d. 1995)
  • May 27 Harold Rome, American composer (Fanny; Pins & Needles), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1993)
  • May 27 Melle Oldeboerrigter, Dutch painter and cartoonist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1976)
  • May 28 Ian Fleming, English author (James Bond novels), born in London, England (d. 1964)
  • May 29 Dick Metz, American golfer (US Open 1938 runner-up; 10 PGA Tour titles), born in Arkansas City, Kansas (d. 1993)
  • May 30 Mel Blanc, American voice actor, comedian best known for his Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons (Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd & Porky Pig), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1989)
  • May 31 Dominic "Don" Ameche, American actor (Cocoon, Trading Places), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin (d. 1993)
  • May 31 Gene Gifford American jazz banjoist, guitarist, and arranger (Jean Goldkette; Casa Loma Orchestra), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1970)
  • May 31 Nils Poppe, Swedish actor (the Seventh Seal, Dum-Bom), born in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden (d. 2000)
  • Jun 1 Percy Edwards, English entertainer (known for his animal impressions), born in Suffolk, England (d. 1996)
  • Jun 2 Gordon Weir, New Zealand cricket batsman (11 Tests, 3 x 50; Auckland CA), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2003)
  • Jun 3 Adele Dixon, American actress (Calling the Tune), born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • Jun 4 Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Hitler's reputed lover and half-niece, born in Linz, Austria-Hungary (d. 1931)
  • Jun 4 Tony Giffard, 3rd Earl of Halsbury, British peer and scientist (d. 2000)
  • Jun 4 Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian, born in Zevekote, Belgium (d. 1988)
  • Jun 5 Jack Jacob, British senior master (British Supreme Court), born in Shanghai (d. 2000)
  • Jun 7 Boris Goldovsky, Russian-American conductor, educator (Tangle wood, 1942-62), and opera broadcast commentator (Metropolitan Opera, 1946-85), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2001)
  • Jun 10 Brinsley Ford, British art historian and CEO (National Art Collections Fund), born in Petworth, Sussex, England (d. 1999)
  • Jun 11 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, Anglican pastor and bishop, born in Cley next the Sea, Suffolk, England (d. 1994)
  • Jun 11 George Paine, English cricket spin bowler (4 Tests, 17 wickets; Warwickshire), born in London, England (d. 1978)
  • Jun 12 Alphonse Ouimet, Canadian television pioneer and president of the CBC, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1988)
  • Jun 12 Marina Semyonova, Russian ballerina, born in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 2010)
  • Jun 12 Max Tailleur, Dutch adjudant to Prince Bernhard and Jewish humorist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1990)
  • Jun 12 Ronald Selby Wright, Scottish Church of Scotland minister, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • Jun 13 Clarence Hutchenrider, American jazz clarinetist (Casa Loma Orchestra), born in Waco, Texas (d. 1991)
  • Jun 13 Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Infinite Passage), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1992)
  • Jun 14 John Scott Trotter, American orchestra leader (George Gobel Show), born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 1975)

Sam GiancanaSam Giancana (1908-1975)

Jun 15 American mobster and boss of the Chicago Outfit (1957-66), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Jun 17 Enrique Peralta Azurdia, Colonel and military President of Guatemala (1963-66), born in Guatemala City (d. 1997)
  • Jun 17 Frank Sully, American actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief, Inside the Law), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1975)
  • Jun 17 Jacob "Jimmy" Herman Huizinga, journalist/Writer
  • Jun 17 John Verrall, American composer, born in Britt, Iowa (d. 2001)
  • Jun 18 Bud Collyer, American TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 18 Nedra Volz, American actress, born in Montrose, Iowa (d. 2003)
  • Jun 18 Stanley Knowles, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
  • Jun 19 Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91)
  • Jun 20 Billy Werber, American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Berwyn Heights, Maryland (d. 2009)
  • Jun 21 William Frankena, American philosopher, born in Manhattan, Montana (d. 1994)
  • Jun 22 George Armin Goyder, businessman and social philosopher (d. 1997)
  • Jun 23 Paulus Akkerman [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each), born in Oldeboorn (d. 1982)
  • Jun 24 Alfons Rebane, Estonian military officer (d. 1976)
  • Jun 24 Guru Gopinath, Indian classical dancer, born in Champakulam, Kuttanad (now Kerala), British India (d. 1987)
  • Jun 24 Hugo Distler, German organist, choral conductor and composer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1942)
  • Jun 25 Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher and logician in the analytic tradition, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2000)
  • Jun 26 Jimmy McLin, American jazz banjo player, and guitarist (James P. Johnson; Willie "The Lion" Smith; The Ink Spots), born in Brooksville, Florida (d. 1983)
  • Jun 27 David Davis, British radio broadcaster (BBC Children's Hour), born in Malvern, Worcestershire, England (d. 1996)
  • Jun 27 Hans de Jong, musician and conductor (De Damrakkertjes) (d. 1994)
  • Jun 27 João Guimarães Rosa, Brazilian writer (The Devil to Pay in the Backlands), born in Cordisburgo, Brazil (d. 1967)
  • Jun 28 James L. Reinsch, American broadcasting executive and presidential media adviser (Roosevelt, Truman and Kennedy) who also advised Winston Churchill on his 1946 "Iron Curtain" speech, born in Streator, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Jun 29 Leroy Anderson, American composer (Syncopated Clock), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1975)
  • Jun 29 Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe), born in Borgerhout, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1982)
  • Jun 29 Rene Gerber, Swiss composer, born in Travers (d. 2006)
  • Jun 30 Charles Camproux, French linguistic and author (Bestiari), born in Marseilles, France (d. 1994)
  • Jun 30 Lucino Tinio Sacramento, Filipino composer, born in Licab, Nueva Ecija, Philippines (d. 1984)
  • Jun 30 Monica Maurice, industrialist and Managing Director and Chairman of the Wolf Safety Lamp Company, Sheffield, born in Hucknall, England (d. 1995)
  • Jun 30 Winston Graham, British writer (Poldark novels), born in Manchester (d. 2003)
  • Jul 1 Ed Gordon Jr, American athlete (Olympic gold long jump 1932), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 1971)
  • Jul 1 Paul Hardy, Belgian writer (Best of Painted Furniture)
  • Jul 1 Peter Anders, German opera singer, born in Essen, Germany (d. 1954)
  • Jul 2 Jean Sinclair, South African campaigner, founder member and first president of the Black Sash in 1955, born in Germiston, South Africa (d. 1996)

Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall (1908-1993)

Jul 2 1st African American Supreme Court justice (1967-91), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • Jul 3 M. F. K. Fisher, American cook book author, born in Albion, Michigan (d. 1992)
  • Jul 3 Robert B. Meyner, American politician (44th Governor of New Jersey), born in Easton, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)
  • Jul 3 Thomas Narcejac, French writer (Vertigo), born in Rochefort-sur-Mer, France (d. 1998)
  • Jul 4 Aurelio Peccei, Italian industrialist and chairman (Club of Rome), born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1984)
  • Jul 6 Léonce Grass, Flemish singer and conductor, born in Borgerhout, Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1993)
  • Jul 7 Evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
  • Jul 7 Harriette Arnow, Wayne Co, Ky, novelist (Dollmaker)
  • Jul 7 Revilo P. Oliver, American professor (d. 1994)

Louis JordanLouis Jordan (1908-1975)

Jul 8 American musician, songwriter and bandleader ("Caldonia"; "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie"; "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens"), born in Brinkley, Arkansas

Nelson RockefellerNelson Rockefeller (1908-1979)

Jul 8 American politician (Vice President: 1974-1977; Governor of New York (R), 1959-73), born in Bar Harbor, Maine

  • Jul 9 Rasheed Turabi, Pakistani scholar, orator and philosopher, born in Hyderabad, India (d. 1973)
  • Jul 12 Alain Cuny, French actor (La Dolce Vita, Detective, Weite Land, Emmanuelle), born in Saint-Malo, Ille-et-Vilaine, France (d. 1994)
  • Jul 12 Ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician (Communist Party of Belgium (PCB)), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1968)
  • Jul 12 Johan Franco, Dutch composer, born in Zaandam, Netherlands (d. 1988)

Milton BerleMilton Berle (1908-2002)

Jul 12 American comedian and TV host (Uncle Miltie, Mr Television), born in NYC, New York

  • Jul 12 Paul Runyan, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1934, 38), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 2002)
  • Jul 14 Chaim Raphael, English Jewish scholar and novelist, born in Middlesbrough (d. 1994)
  • Jul 16 Aruna Asaf Ali, Indian independence activist and politician (first Mayor of Delhi), born in Kalka, Punjab, British India (d. 1996)
  • Jul 16 Maurice Adams, British surgeon and rear admiral
  • Jul 17 Rudolf Petzold, German educator and composer, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1991)
  • Jul 18 Barry Gray [John Livesey Eccles], British pianist, ondist, Hammond organ player, film and television composer (Thunderbirds; Space:1999), born in Blackburn, Lancashire, England (d. 1984)
  • Jul 18 John Washington, American US Army chaplain and Catholic priest (The Four Chaplains), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1943) [1]
  • Jul 18 Peace Pilgrim [Mildred Lisette Norman], American peace activist, born in Egg Harbor City, New Jersey (d. 1981)
  • Jul 20 Gunnar de Frumerie, Swedish pianist and composer (Circulus Quintus), born in Nacka, Sweden (d. 1987)

Mad Dog CollMad Dog Coll (1908-1932)

Jul 20 Irish-American mob hitman, born in Gweedore, Ireland

  • Jul 21 Harold "Jug" McSpaden, American golfer, course designer (17 PGA Tour wins), born in Monticello, Kansas (d. 1996)
  • Jul 22 Amy Vanderbilt, American authority on etiquette (Complete Book of Etiquette, Complete Cook Book), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 23 Karl Swenson, American actor (Lars Hanson-Little House on the Prairie), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1978)
  • Jul 25 Bill Bowes, English cricketer (Bodyline bowler, 68 wkts for England), born in Elland, Yorkshire, England (d. 1987)
  • Jul 25 Jack Gilford, American actor (Save the Tiger, Cocoon, Arthur 2), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • Jul 25 Joseph Mitchell, American writer (Joe Gould's Secret), born in Fairmont, North Carolina (d. 1996)
  • Jul 25 Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Indian Carnatic vocalist, born in Tirukkodikaval, Thanjavur District, India (d. 2003)

Salvador AllendeSalvador Allende (1908-1973)

Jul 26 President of Chile (1970-73) and the 1st Marxist to become president of a Latin American country through an open election, born in Valparaíso, Chile

  • Jul 27 Hugh Jenkins, Baron Jenkins of Putney, British MP of Arts (Labour), born in Enfield, Middlesex (d. 2004)
  • Aug 1 Miloslav Kabeláč, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1979)
  • Aug 4 Kurt Eichhorn, German conductor, born in Munich (d. 1994)
  • Aug 4 Leslie Wilkinson, journalist
  • Aug 4 Osbert Lancaster, English cartoonist and author (Daily Express), born in London (d. 1986)
  • Aug 5 Harold Holt, Australian politician, Prime Minister of Australia (1966-67); supported US in Vietnam, disappeared swimming, presumed drowned while PM, born in Stanmore, New South Wales (d. 1967)
  • Aug 6 George Singer, Czech-Israeli pianist, composer, and opera conductor (Hamburg Staatsoper; Israeli Opera), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1980)
  • Aug 6 Helen Jacobs, American tennis player (7 Grand Slam singles titles, US Open 1932-35), born in Globe, Arizona (d. 1997)
  • Aug 6 James Lees-Milne, English writer and architectural historian, born in Wickhamford, Worcestershire (d. 1997)
  • Aug 6 Sol Adler, economist Sinophile
  • Aug 6 Svend Erik Tarp, Danish composer, born in Thisted, Denmark (d. 1994)
  • Aug 6 William "Will" Lee, American actor (They Live by Night, Melody Lane), born in NYC, New York (d. 1982)
  • Aug 8 Arthur J Goldberg, Ill, UN ambassador/Supreme Court justice (1962-65)
  • Aug 8 Chivu Stoica, premier of Romania (1955-61)
  • Aug 8 Emilio "Don Millo" Flores Márquez, Puerto Rican centenarian, (world's oldest man at 112 in 2021), born in Carolina, Pueto Rico
  • Aug 10 Adelino ("Billy") Gonsalves, American soccer player (d. 1977)
  • Aug 12 Lord Renton, QC/British government minister
  • Aug 13 Gene Raymond [Raymond Guion], American actor (Paris 7000, Love on a Bet, Fireside Theater), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • Aug 14 Jean Knox, Director of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (1941-43) (d. 1993)
  • Aug 14 Manos Katrakis, Greek actor (Antigone, Marinos Kontaras), born in Kastelli Kissamou, Crete (d. 1984)
  • Aug 16 William Maxwell, American novelist and editor (The New Yorker), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • Aug 17 Kurt Hessenberg, German composer, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1994)
  • Aug 18 Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu), born in North Sumatra, Indonesia (d. 1970)
  • Aug 18 Bill Merritt, cricketer (early NZ Test leg-spinner, also Northants)
  • Aug 18 Edgar Faure, Prime Minister of France (1952, 52-56) and writer, born in Béziers, France (d. 1988)
  • Aug 18 Milan Ristić, Serbian composer, born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 1982)
  • Aug 19 (Lyle) "Spud" Murphy [Miko Stefanovic], Serbian-American jazz multi-instrumentalist, arranger (Benny Goodman; Casa Loma Orchestra), bandleader, composer (Columbia Pictures), and educator (Equal Interval System), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2005)
  • Aug 19 Al Morgan, American jazz double-bassist (Cab Calloway; Fats Waller; Louis Jordan), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1974)
  • Aug 20 Al López, American Baseball HOF catcher (MLB All-Star 1934, 41; Brooklyn Dodgers; Boston Bees, Pittsburgh Pirates) and manager (AL Manager of the Year 1959 Chicago WS; Cleveland Indians), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2005)
  • Aug 20 Jeanne Stern, German screenwriter (The Condemned Village), born in Bedous, Aquitaine (d. 1998)
  • Aug 20 John Reginald Bevins, British Conservative politician, born in Liverpool, Lancashire (d. 1996)
  • Aug 20 Kingsley Davis, American sociologist and demographer (coined the term "population explosion"), born in Tuxedo, Texas (d. 1997)
  • Aug 21 David Farrar, English actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse, Watusi), born in Forest Gate, London (d. 1995)
  • Aug 21 M. M. Kaye, British writer (The Far Pavilions), born in Shimla, India (d. 2004)
  • Aug 21 Tom Tully, American radio, stage, and screen actor (The Caine Mutiny; Shane), born in Durango, Colorado (d. 1982)

Henri Cartier-BressonHenri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004)

Aug 22 French photographer famous for 'The Decisive Moment', born in Chanteloup-en-Brie, France

  • Aug 23 Arthur Adamov, Russian-French playwright (Paolo Paoli), born in Kislovodsk, Terek Oblast, Russia (d. 1970)
  • Aug 23 Cornelis van Dis Sr., Dutch chemist and politician, born in Leiden, Netherlands
  • Aug 23 Hannah Frank, Scottish artist and sculptor, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2008)
  • Aug 25 Philip Coolidge, American actor (North by Northwest, North by Northwest, I Want to Live, Tingler), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Aug 26 Bill Hunt, Australian cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1983)
  • Aug 26 W. B. Henning, Prussian-born Iranist (d. 1967)
  • Aug 27 Frank Leahy, American football coach (Notre Dame), born in O'Neill, Nebraska (d. 1973)
  • Aug 27 Kurt Wegner, German artist, born in Köln, Germany (d. 1985)

Lyndon B. JohnsonLyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973)

Aug 27 36th US President (Democrat: 1963-69), born in Stonewall, Texas

Donald BradmanDonald Bradman (1908-2001)

Aug 27 Australian Cricket Batsman and captain (52 Tests; 6,996 runs @ WR 99.94 average; HS 334; 29 x 100s), born in Cootamundra, Australia

  • Aug 28 Roger Tory Peterson, American ornithologist and writer (How to Know Birds), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1996)
  • Aug 30 Fred MacMurray, American actor (Double Indemnity, The Apartment, My Three Sons), born in Kankakee, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Aug 30 Leonor Fini, Argentine artist, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1996)
  • Aug 30 Willie Bryant, American jazz singer, band leader, and disc jockey (Sugar Hill Times), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1964)
  • Aug 31 Conrad Baden, Norwegian composer, organist and music critic, born in Drammen, Norway (d. 1989)
  • Aug 31 William Saroyan, American novelist and playwright (Time of Your Life), born in Fresno, California (d. 1981)
  • Sep 1 Amir Elahi, Pakistani cricket spin bowler (1 Test India, 5 Tests Pakistan), Lahore, Punjab (d. 1980)
  • Sep 1 Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist
  • Sep 3 Lev Pontryagin, Russian mathematician, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1988)
  • Sep 4 Edward Dmytryk, Canadian film director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny), born in Grand Forks, Canada (d. 1999)
  • Sep 4 Richard Wright, American author (Native Son, Uncle Tom's Children), born in Roxie, Mississippi (d. 1960)
  • Sep 5 Cecilia Seghizzi, Italian composer, born in Gotizia, Austria-Hungary (d. 2019)
  • Sep 5 Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Cuban-Spanish composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2004)
  • Sep 6 Anthony Wagner, Officer of Arms at the College of Arms in London (d. 1995)
  • Sep 6 Louis Essen, British physicist (time measurement, speed of light determination), born in Nottingham, England (d. 1997)
  • Sep 6 Paul Lavalle, American bandleader (Cities Service Band of America), born in Beacon, New York (d. 1997)
  • Sep 7 Max Kaminsky, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader (Max Kaminsky Orchestra), born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 1994)
  • Sep 7 Michael DeBakey, Lebanese-American cardiac surgeon and artificial heart pioneer, born in Lake Charles, Louisiana (d. 2008)

Paul BrownPaul Brown (1908-1991)

Sep 7 American NFL hall of fame coach (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Norwalk, Ohio

  • Sep 8 Geoffrey Hodges, British bomb disposal expert (d. 1996)
  • Sep 8 Johnny Lindsay, South African cricket wicketkeeper (3 Tests, 5 dismissals; North Eastern Transvaal), born in Barkly East, South Africa (d. 1990)
  • Sep 9 Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)
  • Sep 9 John Haeton, American bobsled (Olympic silver 1928, 48)
  • Sep 10 Raymond Scott [Harry Warnow], American composer ('The Toy Trumpet'), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • Sep 10 Waldo Wedel, American Archaeologist (Great Plains prehistoric cultures), born in Newton, Kansas (d. 1996)
  • Sep 11 Everhardus Jacobus van Romondt, Dutch Antillean minister, born in Willemstad, Curaçao (d. 1960)
  • Sep 13 (Leon) "Chu" Berry, American swing jazz tenor saxophonist (Fletcher Henderson; Cab Calloway), born in Wheeling, West Virginia (d. 1941)
  • Sep 13 Ray Green, American composer and publisher, born in Cavendish, Missouri (d. 1997)
  • Sep 14 Bernie Green, American orchestra leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • Sep 15 Gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain)
  • Sep 15 Penny Singleton, American actress (Blondie) and voice actress (Jane-Jetsons), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)
  • Sep 16 Beecher Moore, British sailor, born in Rochester, New York (d. 1996)
  • Sep 17 Franz Grothe, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Sep 18 Victor Ambartsumian, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50), born in Tiflis, Russian Empire (d. 1996)
  • Sep 19 Mika Waltari, Finnish novelist (Egyptian), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1979)
  • Sep 19 Tatsuo Shimabuku, Japanese martial artist and founder of Isshinryu Karate, born in Gushikawa, Okinawa, Japan (d. 1975)
  • Sep 20 Alexander Mitscherlich, German psychotherapist, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Sep 25 Eugen Suchoň, Slovak organist and composer (Krútňava (The Whirlpool); Psalm of the Carpathian Lands; Kaleidoscope), and music educator, born in Pezinok, d Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Slovakia (d. 1993)
  • Sep 27 Shiv Verma, Indian revolutionary soldier (d. 1997)
  • Sep 28 Marin Goleminov, Bulgarian violinist, composer, and pedagogue, born in Kyustendil, Bulgaria (d. 2000)
  • Sep 29 Eddie Tolan, American sprinter (2 Golds 1932 Olympics), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1967)
  • Sep 29 Norman Anderson, English lawyer, missionary and Arabist, born in Aldeburgh, England (d. 1994)
  • Sep 30 David Oistrakh, Soviet violinist considered one of the pre-eminent violinists of the 20th century (Moscow Conservatory), born in Odessa, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1974)
  • Sep 30 Edzard H. Schaper, German Swiss sailor and UP correspondent and antifascist, born in Ostrowo
  • Oct 1 Doug Young, Canadian NHL defenceman (Stanley Cup 1936-37, Detroit Red Wings captain), born in Medicine Hat, Alberta (d. 1990)
  • Oct 1 Herman D. Koppel, Danish pianist and composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1998)
  • Oct 3 David Herbert, British writer and raconteur (d. 1995)
  • Oct 3 Zenobia Powell Perry, American composer (Tawawa House), educator, and civil rights activist, born in Boley, Oklahoma (d. 2004)
  • Oct 5 Joshua Logan, Broadway producer (South Pacific), born in Texarcana, Texas (d. 1988)
  • Oct 6 Carole Lombard [Jane Alice Peters], American actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana (d. 1942)
  • Oct 6 Sergei Lvovich Sobolev, Russian mathematician (d. 1989)