Birthdays in History in July 1898

  • Jul 1 Andre-Marie Charue, bishop of Namen Belgium
  • Jul 4 Pilar Barbosa, Puerto Rican historian and political activist, born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico (d. 1997)
  • Jul 4 Gulzarilal Nanda, Indian politician and economist, temporary Prime Minster of India (1964, 1966), born in Sialkot, British India (d. 1998)
  • Jul 8 Alec Waugh, English novelist (Island in the Sun); brother of Evelyn, born in London, England (d. 1981)
  • Jul 9 Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer (Mary, Revolt in Congo), born in Londerzeel, Belgium (d. 1989)
  • Jul 11 Hendrik J Pos, Dutch philosopher/CEO (Committee of Watchfulness)
  • Jul 11 Herman de Man, [Salomon H Hamburger], Dutch writer/Radio Orange
  • Jul 13 Martin David, German/Neth law historian
  • Jul 13 Julius Schreck, member of the Nazi party (d. 1936)
  • Jul 17 Berenice Abbott, photographer (World of Atget), born in Springfield, Ohio
  • Jul 17 Osmond Borradaile, Canadian cinematographer (d. 1999)
  • Jul 18 Herbert Marcuse, German-American communist philosopher (Eros & Civilization), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1979)

Person of interestAlexander Calder

Jul 22 Alexander Calder, American sculptor (mobiles, stabiles), born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania (d. 1976)

  • Jul 22 Stephen Vincent BenĂ©t, American author (d. 1943)
  • Jul 23 Jacob Marschak, Ukrainian-American economist (econometrics), born in Kiev, Russia (d. 1977)
  • Jul 24 Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • Jul 27 Queen Mother Moore, African-American civil rights activist and humanitarian, born in New Iberia, Louisiana (d. 1997)
  • Jul 28 Charles William Mayo, American surgeon and co-founder (Mayo Clinic), born in Rochester, Minnesota (d. 1968)
  • Jul 29 Isidor Isaac Rabi, Polish physicist (explored atom, Nobel 1944)
  • Jul 30 Henry Moore, English artist and sculptor (known for Three Piece Sculpture: Vertebrae), born in Castleford (d. 1986)