On This Day

Birthdays in History in July 1890

  • Jul 2 Earl Roy Curry, religious thinker and Kirtland Temple overseer, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)
  • Jul 5 Frederick Lewis Allen, American social historian and editor of Harper's Magazine, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1954)
  • Jul 8 Walter Hasenvlever, German writer, born in Aachen (d. 1940)
  • Jul 11 Arthur W Tedder of Glenguin, British air marshal (WWII)
  • Jul 11 Georg Annenkov, Russian/French painter
  • Jul 14 Ossip Zadkine [Zadkin], Russ/French sculptor (Destroyed City)
  • Jul 18 Charles Erwin Wilson, American engineer (President and CEO of General Motors) and politician (United States Secretary of Defense 1953-57), born in Minerva, Ohio (d. 1961)
  • Jul 18 Frank Forde, 15th Prime Minister of Australia (the shortest-serving prime minister in Australia's history-8 days), born in Mitchell, Queensland, Australia (d. 1983)
  • Jul 20 George II, King of Greece (1922-1924, and 1935-1947), born in Tatoi, Greece (d. 1947)

Person of interestRose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Jul 22 Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, American matriarch, mother of JFK, RFK & Ted, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1995)

Kennedy Family Matriarch Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Kennedy Family Matriarch
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • Jul 26 Daniel J. Callaghan, US Admiral (Medal of Honor), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1942)