On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1922

  • Sep 1 Melvin Laird, politician (Rep-R-Mich), US Secretary of Defense (1969-73), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2016)
  • Sep 1 Il Mattatore [Vittorio Gassman], Italian actor, director and screenwriter (Scent of a Woman, War & Peace), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 2000)
  • Sep 1 Yvonne De Carlo [Middleton], Canadian-American actress (10 Commandments; The Munsters-Lily), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2007)
  • Sep 2 Arthur Ashkin, American scientist (Nobel Prize for Physics 2018 Optical Tweezers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 3 Rosendo Ejercito Santos, Filipino composer, born in Caridad, Cavite City, Philippines (d. 1994)
  • Sep 4 Per Olof Sundman, Swedish writer and politician, born in Vaxholm, Sweden (d. 1992)
  • Sep 7 Kirill Molchanov, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Moscow (d. 1982)
  • Sep 7 Lucien Jarraud, Canadian radio host, born in Paris (d. 2007)
  • Sep 8 Lyndon LaRouche, American presidential candidate (1980)
  • Sep 8 Sid Caesar, comedian (Your Show of Shows), born in Yonkers, New York
  • Sep 9 Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat
  • Sep 9 MacKenzie John, pipe major
  • Sep 9 Manolis Glezos, Greek politician and writer
  • Sep 9 Hoyt Curtin, American composer (Hanna-Barbera cartoon themes), born in Downey, California (d. 2000)
  • Sep 9 Hans Dehmelt, German-born American physicist (Nobel Prize 1989), born in Gorlitz (d. 2017)
  • Sep 11 Charles Evers, American civil rights leader (1st Black mayor in Mississippi since Reconstruction), born in Decatur, Mississippi (d. 2020)

  • Sep 12 Jackson Mac Low, American poet and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • Sep 12 Wentworth Beaumont, 3rd Viscount Allendale, British peer, Royal Air Force officer and race horse breeder
  • Sep 12 Ellen Demming, American actress (Guiding Light), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 2002)
  • Sep 13 Yma Sumac [Chavarri], Peruvian-American 5 octave soprano (Omar Khayyam), born in Ichocan, Cajamarca, Peru (d. 2008)
  • Sep 13 Charles Brown, American blues singer and pianist (Merry Christmas Baby), born in Texas City, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Sep 14 Michel Auclair [Vladimir Vujović], German actor (Funny Face, Day of the Jackal), born in Koblenz, Weimar Republic (d. 1988)
  • Sep 15 Jackie Cooper, American actor and director (Skippy, Superman), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2011)
  • Sep 15 Bob Anderson, English Olympic Fencer, renowned film fight choreographer (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings) (d.2012)
  • Sep 16 Janis Paige, American actress (Lanigan's Rabbi, Trapper John MD), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Sep 16 Marcel Mouloudji, French singer, born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • Sep 16 Guy Hamilton, British director (Goldfinger), born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • Sep 17 Agostinho Neto, 1st President of Angola (1975-79), born in Ícolo e Bengo, Portuguese Angola (d. 1979)
  • Sep 17 Naomi Datta, British geneticist and bacteriologist (pioneer in investigating the development of resistance to antibiotics by bacteria), born in London (d. 2008)
  • Sep 17 Ursula Howells, British actress (Hard Times, Girly, Murder is Announced), born in London, England (d. 2005)
  • Sep 18 Grayson Hall [Shirley Grossman], American actress (The Night of the Iguana, Dark Shadows), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1985)
  • Sep 18 Ray Steadman-Allen, English composer, born in Salvation Army 'Mother's Hospital', Clapton, England (d. 2014)
  • Sep 18 David Gahr, American photographer noted for his work with folk, jazz and rock musicians (Time Magazine; Folkways albums), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2008)
  • Sep 19 Damon Francis Knight, American sci-fi author (CV, Beyond the Barrier), born in Baker City, Oregon (d. 2002)
  • Sep 19 Dana Zátopková, Czech javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1952), born in Fryštát, Czechoslovakia
  • Sep 19 Emil Zátopek, Czech distance runner (4 x Olympic gold 1948, 52), born in Kopřivnice, Czech Republic (d. 2000)

  • Sep 20 David Nicolson, British businessman and politician (Chairman of BTR Industries-1969), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 20 Frank Comstock, American orchestra leader (Jimmie Rodgers Show), born in San Diego, California (d. 2013)
  • Sep 20 William Kapell, American pianist and recording artist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1953)
  • Sep 20 Franco Ventriglia, American opera singer, born in Fairfield, Connecticut (d. 2012)
  • Sep 21 Lode Backx, Flemish pianist, born in Borgerhout, Belgium (d. 2010)
  • Sep 21 Lee Hee-ho, Korean activist and first lady for her husband President Kim Dae-jung, born in Seoul, Japanese Korea (d. 2019)
  • Sep 22 Chen Ning Yang, China, US physicist/disproved parity (Nobel 1957)
  • Sep 23 Philip Owen Arnould Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator
  • Sep 24 David Lane, British Conservative politician and CEO (Commission for Racial Equality), born in London (d. 1998)
  • Sep 24 Theresa Merritt [Hines], American singer and actress (The Wiz, That's My Mama), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1998)
  • Sep 25 Hammer DeRoburt, First President of Nauru, born in Nauru (d. 1992)
  • Sep 26 Nicholas Romanov, French-born pretender to the Russian throne, born in Antibes, France (d. 2014)
  • Sep 27 Arthur Penn, director (Miracle Worker, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 27 James Wilson, English-Irish classical composer (Grinning At The Devil) born in Islington, London (d. 2005)
  • Sep 28 Joseph "Joe" Silver, American actor (Lenny, Mr I Magination), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1989)
  • Sep 28 Phyllis Friend, chief nursing officer (DHSS)
  • Sep 29 Lizabeth Scott [Emma Matzo], American actress (Dark City, Desert Fury), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • Sep 30 Allan Rae, cricketer (prolific WI opening batsman 1948-53)
  • Sep 30 Alan Stretton, Australian general

About September 1922

How Old? 98 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)