Famous People Born in 1911 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 505

  • May 16 Olaff J de Landell [JB Wemmerslager van Sparwoude], writer
  • May 17 Knut Anders Haukfield, SOE Operative
  • May 17 Lisa Fonssagrives, Swedish supermodel, born in Västra Götaland County, Sweden (d. 1992)
  • May 17 Maureen O'Sullivan, Irish actress (Tarzan, Pride & Prejudice, Hannah and Her Sisters), born in Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland (d. 1998)
  • May 18 "Big" Joe Turner, American blues singer ("Corrine Corrina"; "Shake Rattle & Roll"), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1985)
  • May 18 Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell, British newspaper proprietor and journalist (d. 2001)
  • May 18 Sigrid Gurie, Norwegian American actress (Algiers, Sofia, Refugee), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1969)
  • May 20 Annie M G Schmidt, writer (Fam Doorsnee, Jip & Janneke)
  • May 20 Gardner Fox, American sci-fi author (Atom, Hawkman, Zatanna), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 22 Anatol Rapoport, Ukrainian-American mathematician and biologist (game theory), born in Lozova, Kharkov Governorate, Russia (d. 2007)

Betty NuthallBetty Nuthall (1911-1983)

May 23 English tennis player (US National Championship, 1930), born in Surbiton, England

  • May 23 Boris Kremenliev, Bulgarian-American composer (The Tell-Tale Heart), educator (UCLA, 1947-78), and ethno-musicologist (Bulgarian-Macedonian Folk Music), born in Razlog, Bulgaria (d. 1988)
  • May 23 Melvin M Payne, American scientific leader (National Geographic Society, 1932-88), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1990)
  • May 24 Barbara West, English survivor of the Titanic sinking, born in Bournemouth, Dorset, England (d. 2007)
  • May 26 Ben Alexander, American actor (Dragnet, All Quiet on the Western Front), born in Goldfield, Nevada (d. 1969)

Hubert HumphreyHubert Humphrey (1911-1978)

May 27 American politician, 38th Vice President of the United States (1965-69), and 1968 Presidential candidate, born in Wallace, South Dakota

  • May 27 Teddy Kollek, Israeli politician (Mayor of Jerusalem), born in Nagyvázsony, Hungary (d. 2007)
  • May 27 Torolf Elster, Norwegian journalist and writer (Frihet och demokrati), born in Kristiania, Norway (d. 2006)
  • May 27 Vincent Price, American actor (House on Haunted Hill, Fly, Laura), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1993)
  • May 28 Arthur "Skeets" Herfurt, American jazz and session saxophonist and clarinetist (Dorsey Brothers; Benny Goodman; Lawrence Wlek), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1992)
  • May 28 Bob Crisp, South African cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 20 wickets; Rhodesia, Western Province, Worcestershire), born in Calcutta, India (d. 1994)
  • May 28 Dame Thora Hird, British actress, comedian, presenter and writer (Last of the Summer Wine, The Love Match), born in Morecambe, Lancashire (d. 2003)
  • May 28 Jean-Pierre Levy, French resistance leader during WWII, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1996)
  • May 29 James Marjoribanks, British ambassador to the European Economic Community, born in Colinton, Scotland (d. 2002)
  • May 29 Ralph Louis Wain, British agricultural scientist, born in Hyde, Cheshire (d. 2000)
  • May 30 Douglas Fowley, American actor (Singin' in the Rain, Pistols 'n' Petticoats), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • May 31 Edward Adamson, British artist, 'father of art therapy' and collector, born in Sale, England (d. 1996)
  • Jun 1 Gertrude Michael, American actress (Cleopatra, Menace, Club Havana, caged), born in Talladega, Alabama (d. 1964)
  • Jun 2 Xiao Hong, Chinese writer (The Field of Life and Death), born in Hulan County, Heilongjiang Province (d. 1942)
  • Jun 3 Ellen Corby [Hansen], American actress (The Waltons, Vertigo, Caged), born in Racine, Wisconsin (d. 1999)
  • Jun 3 Mason Gross, American TV quiz show personality and professor (Think Fast, Two for the Money), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1977)
  • Jun 3 Olaf Okern, Norwegian Nordic skier (Olympic-medal-1948)
  • Jun 4 Austin Andrew Wright, British sculptor, born in Chester, England (d. 1997)
  • Jun 5 Arthur Vick, British physicist and vice chancellor (Queens University, Belfast), born in Solihull, England (d. 1998)
  • Jun 5 Charles Fletcher, British pioneering physician and TV presenter (wrote the 1st report into the dangers of smoking), born in Cambridge, England (d. 1995)
  • Jun 7 Brooks Stevens, American automotive designer (1949 Hydra-Glide Harley; 1963 Jeep Wagoneer), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1995)
  • Jun 7 Franz Reizenstein, German-British pianist, composer (Concerto Popolare), and educator, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1968)
  • Jun 7 Silas Roy Crain, American gospel singer, founder of The Soul Stirrers Gospel Quartet, born in Augustine, Texas (d. 1996)
  • Jun 8 Van Lingle Mungo, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1934, 36, 37, 45; NL strikeout leader 1936; Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Giants), born in Pageland, South Carolina (d. 1985)
  • Jun 9 George Webb, British actor (Keeping Up Appearances), born in Paddington, London (d. 1998)
  • Jun 10 Ralph Kirkpatrick, American musician, musicologist and harpsichordist (Domenico Scarlatti), born in Leominster, Massachusetts (d. 1984)

Terence RattiganTerence Rattigan (1911-1977)

Jun 10 British playwright (Winslow Boy, Browning Version), born in London

  • Jun 11 Russ Hodges, American sportscaster (NY Mets, SF Giants; Wednesday Night Fights), born in Dayton, Tennessee (d. 1971)

Milovan DjilasMilovan Djilas (1911-1995)

Jun 12 Yugoslavian politician and writer (The New Class), born in Podbišće, Montenegro

  • Jun 13 Albert Cleage, African-American theologian and religious leader, born in Indianapolis (d. 2000)
  • Jun 13 Luis Alvarez, American physicist (subatomic particles, Nobel 1968), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1988)
  • Jun 13 Prince Aly Khan [Ali Salman Aga Khan], Pakistani socialite, jockey, political ambassador and third husband to Rita Hayworth, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1960)
  • Jun 15 Wilbert Awdry, British Anglican cleric and children's writer (Thomas the Tank Engine), born in Ampfield, England (d. 1997)
  • Jun 17 Viktor Nekrasov, Ukrainian journalist and novelist (V okopakh Stalingrada - Front-line Stalingrad; Kira Georgijevna), born in Kyiv, Ukraine (d. 1987)
  • Jun 19 Martin Gabel, American stage and screen actor (The Thief; Marnie; Lady In Cement), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • Jun 20 Gail Patrick [Margaret Fitzpatrick], American actress (My Man Godfrey, Love Crazy), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1980)
  • Jun 20 John Brightman, Baron Brightman, British judge of appeals, born in Sandridge, Hertfordshire (d. 2006)
  • Jun 22 Guus Jansen, Dutch jazz organist, pianist, composer (Net als Toen), born in Heiloo, the Netherlands (d. 1990)
  • Jun 22 Marie Braun, Dutch swimmer (Olympic gold 1928), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • Jun 23 David Ogilvy, advertising whiz (Ogilvy & Mathers)
  • Jun 24 Ernesto Sábato, Argentinian writer (Sábato Report), born in Rojas, Argentina (d. 2011)

Juan Manuel FangioJuan Manuel Fangio (1911-1995)

Jun 24 Argentine Auto Racer (World F1 champion 1951, 1954-57), born in Balcarce, Argentina

  • Jun 25 Reed Hadley, American actor (Zorro's Fighting Legion, Racket Squad, Shock, Grand Canyon), born in Petrolia, Texas (d. 1974)
  • Jun 25 William H. Stein, American biochemist (Nobel 1972), born in New York (d. 1980)

Babe Didrikson ZahariasBabe Didrikson Zaharias (1911-1956)

Jun 26 American all-round athlete (10 LPGA major titles, Olympic gold 80m hurdles, javelin 1932), born in Port Arthur, Texas

  • Jun 26 Edward H. Levi, American law professor (Intro to Legal Reasoning), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2000)
  • Jun 27 Alfred Scott Witherbee Jr., American 3 year old who drowned on Lusitania (d. 1915)
  • Jun 27 V. K. Narayana Menon, Indian classical dance scholar, born in Kerala, India (d. 1997)
  • Jun 29 Bernard Herrmann, American film score composer (Citizen Kane; Psycho; Taxi Driver), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • Jun 29 Bernhard, German Prince (Consort to Queen Juliana of Netherlands), born in Jena, Germany (d. 2004)
  • Jun 30 Czesław Miłosz, Polish-American writer (Bells in Winter, Nobel 1980), born in Szetejnie, Kovno Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 2004)
  • Jun 30 Virginia D. Smith, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Nebraska), born in Randolph, Iowa (d. 2006)
  • Jul 1 Alvino Rey, American orchestra leader (King Family), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2004)
  • Jul 1 Sergey Sokolov, Soviet marshal and Minister of Defence of the Soviet Union (1984-87), born in Yevpatoria, Russian Empire (d. 2012)
  • Jul 2 Diego Fabbri, Italian playwright and leader (Vatican movie bureau), born in Forli, Italy (d. 1980)
  • Jul 3 Joe Hardstaff Jr., English cricket batsman (23 Tests, 1,636 runs @ 46.74; Nottinghamshire CCC), born in Nuncargate, Nottinghamshire (d. 1990)
  • Jul 4 Mitch Miller, American oboist and recording producer (Sing Along with Mitch), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2010)

Georges PompidouGeorges Pompidou (1911-1974)

Jul 5 French President (1969-74) and Prime Minister (1962-68), born in Paris, France

  • Jul 6 LaVerne Andrews, American pop and swing jazz singer (The Andrews Sisters - "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"; "Rum and Coca-Cola"), born in Mound, Minnesota (d. 1967)
  • Jul 7 Gian-Carlo Menotti, Italian pianist, librettist, and composer (Amahl & Night Visitors), and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, born in Cadegliano, Italy (d. 2007)
  • Jul 7 Joan Perry [Elizabeth Rosiland Miller], American film actress, model, and singer (Hands of a Stranger), born in Pensacola, Florida (d. 1996)
  • Jul 8 Gertrude Niesen, American actress, comedian, and songwriter (Start Cheering, Rookies on Parade), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • Jul 8 Ken Farnes, English cricket bowler (fast England in pre-WW II years), born in Leytonstone, England (d. 1941)
  • Jul 9 John Archibald Wheeler, American physicist (first American involved in the theoretical development of the atomic bomb), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2008)
  • Jul 9 Mervyn Peake, British writer and illustrator (Gormenghast books), born in Lushan District, Jiangxi, China (d. 1968)
  • Jul 9 Simon Fraser [Shimi], Lord Lovat, Scottish 25th head of clan Fraser and cattle breeder, born in Inverness, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • Jul 10 (Charles) "Cootie" Williams, American jazz, jump-blues, and R&B trumpeter (Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1929-40 & 1962-74), born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 1985)
  • Jul 10 Djuanda Kartawidjaja, 11th and final Prime Minister of Indonesia, born in Tasikmalaya, West Java, Dutch East Indies (d. 1963)
  • Jul 12 Johanna Moosdorf, German writer (Next Door), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 2000)
  • Jul 14 Bill Blair, American auto racer (NASCAR pioneer; 54 top-10 finishes), born in High Point, North Carolina (d. 1995)
  • Jul 14 Terry-Thomas [Thomas Terry Hoar-Stevens], English comedian and actor (I'm All Right Jack, Private's Progress), born in London (d. 1990)
  • Jul 15 Edward Shackleton, English explorer, geographer and Labour Party politician, born in Wandsworth, London (d. 1994)
  • Jul 15 Juliet Pannett, English portrait painter (Illustrated London News), born in Hove, East Sussex, England (d. 2005) [1]
  • Jul 15 Robert H. Harris, American actor (Jake-The Goldbergs, Mirage), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1981)

Ginger RogersGinger Rogers (1911-1995)

Jul 16 American vaudeville, stage and screen dancer, singer (Top Hat), and Academy Award-winning actress (Kitty Foyle; Stage Door), born in Independence, Missouri

  • Jul 16 Sonny Tufts [Bowen Charleton Tufts III], American actor (The Seven Year Itch, Variety Girl), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1970)
  • Jul 17 Ted Anderson, English footballer (d. 1979)
  • Jul 17 Yang Jiang, Chinese writer (Six Chapters From My Life ‘Downunder,’), born in Beijing (d. 2016)
  • Jul 18 Alexander Hyatt King, Mozart scholar, born in Beckenham, England (d. 1995)
  • Jul 18 Hume Cronyn, Canadian stage and screen Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor (Lifeboat; Cocoon; To Dance with the White Dog), and screenwriter, born in London, Ontario (d. 2003)
  • Jul 20 William Dillard, American jazz trumpeter and Broadway singer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1995) [1]
  • Jul 21 Jozef Cyrankiewicz, Polish politician, Premier Poland (1947-52, 1954-70), born in Tarnow, Poland (d. 1989)

Marshall McLuhanMarshall McLuhan (1911-1980)

Jul 21 Canadian writer and 'prophet of the digital age' (the medium is the message), born in Edmonton, Alberta

  • Jul 26 Jerry Burke, American easy-listening pianist and organ player (Lawrence Welk Orchestra, 1934-65), born in Marshalltown, Iowa (d. 1965)
  • Jul 27 Rayner Heppenstall, English novelist (The Blaze of Noon), born in Lockwood, Huddersfield, Yorkshire (d. 1981)
  • Jul 27 Wilfrid Oulton, British Royal Air Force officer, born in Monks Coppenhall, Cheshire (d. 1997)
  • Jul 28 Ann Doran, American actress (Longstreet, Shirley, Rebel Without a Cause), born in Amarillo, Texas (d. 2000)
  • Jul 28 Gerhard Stoeck, German javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Jul 29 Foster Furcolo, American politician, 60th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • Jul 29 Iakovos, Archbishop of North and South America (Greek Orthodox), born in Agios Theodoros, island of Imvros, Ottoman Empire (d. 2005)
  • Jul 29 Ján Cikker, Slovak composer, born in Banská Bystrica, Austria-Hungary (d. 1989)
  • Jul 29 Stephen McNally, American attorney and actor (Split Second, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Jul 31 George Liberace, American violinist (Liberace Show), born in Menasha, Wisconsin (d. 1983)
  • Aug 1 Jackie Ormes, African-American cartoonist (Torchy Brown), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1985)
  • Aug 1 Kenneth Loveless, British priest, concertina player, and folk dancer, born in England (d. 1995)
  • Aug 1 Ronald MacDonald, British major-general (WWII), born in Quetta, British India (d. 2005)
  • Aug 3 Alex McCrindle, Scottish actor (Star Wars, Eye of the Needle), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1990)
  • Aug 5 Robert Taylor, American actor (Waterloo Bridge, Quo Vadis, Death Valley Days), born in Filley, Nebraska (d. 1969)

Lucille BallLucille Ball (1911-1989)

Aug 6 American comedienne and actress (I Love Lucy; Mame), born in Jamestown, New York

  • Aug 6 Norman Gordon, South African cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 20 wickets; Transvaal), born in Boksburg, South Africa (d. 2014)
  • Aug 7 R Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause)
  • Aug 8 Rosetta LeNoire, American actress (Family Matters, The Brother from Another Planet), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • Aug 9 Eddie Futch, American boxing trainer, born in Hillsboro, Mississippi (d. 2001)
  • Aug 9 Khershed Meherhomji, Indian cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper 1936), born in Bombay, India (d. 1982)
  • Aug 9 Robert McCormick, American NBC newscaster (Current Opinion), born in Danville, Kentucky (d. 1985)
  • Aug 9 William Fowler, American astrophysicist (Nobel 1983), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • Aug 10 A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (d. 1993)
  • Aug 11 Alphonse de Waelhens, Flemish philosopher (Psychosis)
  • Aug 11 Benny Lee, entertainer
  • Aug 11 Henry Kulky [Kulakowich], American actor (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Love Nest), born in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York (d. 1965)
  • Aug 11 Prem Bhatia, journalist
  • Aug 11 Ronald Batty, bookseller
  • Aug 11 Thanom Kittikachorn, general/premier Thailand (1958..73)
  • Aug 12 Cantinflas [Mario Moreno], Mexican actor (Around World in 80 Days, Pepe), born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico (d. 1993)
  • Aug 13 James Benton Parson, American judge, 1st African American federal judge, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1993)
  • Aug 13 William Bernbach, American advertising creative director, born in NYC, New York (d. 1982)
  • Aug 14 Ethel Lois Payne, American civil rights journalist and "1st Lady of the Black Press", born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Aug 14 Jan Koetsier, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • Aug 14 Pieter Platteel, Dutch civil servant and last governor Neth New Guinea, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1978)
  • Aug 15 Buster Brown, American blues singer and harmonica player (Fannie Mae), born in Cordele, Georgia (d. 1976)
  • Aug 17 Frederik de Merode, Belgian prince (d. 1958)
  • Aug 17 Jan Lode Cantens, Flemish dramatist (God's Murderer)
  • Aug 20 Ronald Udell, English production designer (Pinewood Studios), born in South Mimms, Hertfordshire, England
  • Aug 22 Edith Atwater, American actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • Aug 22 Somerset de Chair, British writer, MP and poet, born in Somerset (d. 1995)
  • Aug 23 Albert Alberts, Dutch writer and journalist (French battle), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • Aug 23 Birger Ruud, Norwegian ski jumper (Olympic gold 1932, 36; World C'ship gold 1931, 35, 37), born in Kongsberg, Norway (d. 1998)
  • Aug 23 Carl Dolmetsch, French music director (Haslemere Festival), born in Fontenay-sous-Bois, France (d. 1997)
  • Aug 23 Elizabeth "Betty" Robinson, US 100m sprinter (Olympic gold 1928), born in Riverdale, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Aug 24 Michel Pablo [Michalis N. Raptis], Chilean-Greek writer and Trotskyist revolutionary (Fourth International), born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 1996)
  • Aug 25 Jacopo Napoli, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1994)

Võ Nguyên GiápVõ Nguyên Giáp (1911-2013)

Aug 25 Vietnamese general (Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam War) and politician, born in Lệ Thủy District, Vietnam

  • Aug 26 Lester Lanin, American orchestra leader (40 Beatle Hits), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • Aug 27 Johnny Eck [Eckhardt], American sideshow performer, actor (Freaks; Tarzan films), magician, and artist, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1991)
  • Aug 27 Kathleen "Kay" Walsh, British actress (The Horse's Mouth, Oliver Twist), born in Chelsea, London, England (d. 2005)
  • Aug 27 Patience Edney, British nurse and communist, born in Orpington, Kent, England (d. 1996)
  • Aug 28 Jose Antonio Giron, Spanish politician, born in Herrera de Pisuerga, Spain (d. 1995)
  • Aug 28 Joseph Luns, Dutch Foreign Minister and Secretary General (NATO), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2002)
  • Aug 31 Hilde Jarecki, German-English educationist (The Kindertransport, Playgroups) (d. 1995)
  • Sep 1 Komei Abe, Japanese composer, born in Hiroshima (d. 2006)
  • Sep 1 Marinus Ruppert, Dutch chairman (CNV)/trade union leader
  • Sep 2 Eileen Way, British actress (Les Miserables, Rainbow, Vikings, Assassin), born in Surrey, England (d. 1994)
  • Sep 2 René Amengual, Chilean pianist, composer and educator, born in Santiago, Chile (d. 1954)
  • Sep 2 Romare Bearden, African American painter (d. 1988)
  • Sep 6 Bentley Bridgewater, British Museum secretary, born in Vancouver (d. 1996)
  • Sep 6 Harry Danning, American baseball player, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • Sep 7 Todor Zhivkov, Bulgaria communist leader of the People's Republic of Bulgaria (PRB), 1954-89, born in Pravets, Kingdom of Bulgaria (d. 1998)
  • Sep 9 John Gorton, Australian politician, 19th Prime Minister of Australia (1968-71), born in Wellington New Zealand (disputed) (d. 2002)
  • Sep 9 Paul Goodman, American poet and writer (d. 1972)
  • Sep 11 Bola de Nieve [Ignacio Jacinto Villa Fernández], Cuban pianist, singer and songwriter, born in Guanabacoa, La Habana, Cuba (d. 1971)
  • Sep 11 Lala Amarnath, Indian cricket all-rounder and captain (24 Tests, 1 x 100, 4 x 50, HS 118, 45 wickets; Gujurat CC, Hindus CC), born in Kapurthala, India (d. 2000)
  • Sep 13 Bill Monroe, American singer known as the "Father of Bluegrass" ("Blue Moon of Kentucky"), born in Rosine, Kentucky (d. 1996)
  • Sep 15 Karsten Solheim, Norwegian-born American golf entrepreneur (d. 2000)
  • Sep 15 Luther Terry, 9th Surgeon General of the United States (1961-65) warned against smoking, born in Red Level, Alabama (d. 1985)
  • Sep 15 Silas Hogan, American blues singer and guitarist, born in Westover, Louisiana (d. 1994)
  • Sep 16 Wilfred Burchett, Australian communist and writer (Catapult to Freedom), born in Clifton Hill, Melbourne (d. 1983)
  • Sep 17 Robert Riefling, Norwegian concert pianist and pedagogue (Royal Danish Academy, 1967-88; Norwegian Academy of Music from ,1973-88), born in Aker, Norway (d. 1988)
  • Sep 18 Syd Howe, Canadian Hockey HOF left wing (Stanley Cup 1936, 37, 43 Detroit Red Wings), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 1976)
  • Sep 19 Allan Pettersson, Swedish violist and composer (Symphony No. 7), born in Granhammar Castle, Uppland, Sweden (d. 1980)
  • Sep 19 Weldon Hart, American composer, born in Bear-Place Spring, Tennessee (d. 1957)

William GoldingWilliam Golding (1911-1993)

Sep 19 English novelist (Lord of the Flies, Nobel Prize for Literature 1983), born in Newquay, Cornwall

  • Sep 20 Frank De Vol, American composer (theme songs to My Three Sons, The Brady Bunch) and actor (Fernwood 2 Night - "Happy Kyne"), born in Moundsville, West Virginia (d. 1999)
  • Sep 20 Jan Mul, Dutch composer, born in Haarlem (d. 1971)
  • Sep 20 Shriram Sharma, Indian spiritual leader and founder of "All World Gayatri Pariwar", born in Agra, India (d. 1990)
  • Sep 23 Frank Moss, United States Senator from Utah (d. 2003)

Konstantin ChernenkoKonstantin Chernenko (1911-1985)

Sep 24 General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1984-85), born in Bolshaya Tes, Yeniseysk Governorate, Russian Empire

  • Sep 25 Eric Williams, 1st Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (People's National Movement: 1962-81), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1981) [1]
  • Sep 25 Lionel Henry Nowak, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • Sep 27 Peter Doig, British Labour Party politician, born in Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Sep 28 Ellsworth Vines, American tennis player (US Open 1931-32; Wimbledon 1932), golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Los Angeles, CA (d. 1994)
  • Sep 29 Reginald Victor Jones, British scientist who worked in military intelligence in WWII, born in London, England (d. 1997)
  • Sep 30 Ed Danowski, American football quarterback and halfback (NFL Championship 1934, 38; New York Giants; Pro Bowl 1938), born in Jamesport, New York (d. 1997)
  • Oct 1 Edward Boland, American politician (Rep-D-MA, 1953-89), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2001)
  • Oct 1 Herman Hickman, American College Football Hall of Fame guard, coach and broadcaster (Army, Yale), born in Johnson City, Tennessee (d. 1958)
  • Oct 1 Irwin Kostal, American orchestra leader and arranger (West Side Story: The Sound Of Music; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1994)
  • Oct 1 Riccardo Torriani, Swiss ice hockey player, luger (Olympic bronze 1928, 48; took the Olympic oath 1948), born in St. Moritz, Switzerland (d. 1988)
  • Oct 2 Jack Finney, American sci-fi and thriller author (The Body Snatchers, Time and Again), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1995)
  • Oct 2 Stuart Rose, British designer (British Post Office), born in London (d. 1993)
  • Oct 3 Michael Hordern, British actor (Watership Down, The Spy Who Came In From The Cold), born in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1995)
  • Oct 5 Brian O'Brien, Irish novelist (At Swim-Two-Birds), born in Strabane, County Tyrone, Ireland (d. 1966)
  • Oct 7 (Jonathon) "Jo" Jones, American jazz drummer, and percussionist (Count Basie), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1985)
  • Oct 7 Vaughn Monroe, American singer/orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Oct 9 Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (Pulitzer Prize-Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2006)

Clare HollingworthClare Hollingworth (1911-2017)

Oct 10 British war correspondent who was the first to report on the outbreak of WWII, born in Knighton, England

  • Oct 12 Louis de Guiringaud, French foreign minister (1976-78), born in Limoges, France (d. 1982)