Birthdays in History in July 1895

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 4 Massimo Campigli, Italian painter and illustrator, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1971)
  • Jul 8 Anton G J van de Velde, Flemish writer/director (God & the Worms)
  • Jul 10 Maarten Pleun Vrij, Dutch lawyer and criminologist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1955)
  • Jul 10 Nahum Goldmann, Israeli-Zionist leader (Zionist World Organization), born in Wisznewo, Lithuania (d. 1982)
  • Jul 11 Dolly Wilde, English socialite (d. 1941)
  • Jul 12 R. Buckminster Fuller, American architect and inventor (geodesic dome), born in Milton, Massachusetts (d. 1983)
  • Jul 14 Frank Raymond Leavis, British literary critic (Culture & Environment)

Person of interestGeorge "Machine Gun" Kelly

Jul 18 George Machine Gun Kelly [Georgio Barnes], American gangster, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1954)

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George "Machine Gun" Kelly
  • Jul 19 Xu Beihong, Chinese painter, born in Yixing, China (d. 1953)
  • Jul 20 László Moholy-Nagy, Hungarian painter, photographer, and sculptor (d. 1946)
  • Jul 22 James Arthur Calata, African National Congress (ANC) leader and Anglican clergyman, born in Debe Nek, King Williamstown, South Africa (d. 1983)
  • Jul 24 Robert Graves, English writer and poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26], born in London, England (d. 1985)
  • Jul 26 Jane Bunford, Britain's tallest-ever person measuring 2.41 metres (7 ft 11 in) at the time of her death, born in Bartley Green, Northfield, Birmingham (d. 1922)