Birthdays in History in July 1902

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 1 Billy Wyler, director (Ben Hur, Mrs Miniver)
  • Jul 1 Jose Luis Sert, Spanish/US architect

Person of interestMeyer Lansky

Jul 4 Meyer Lansky, Russian-American mobster known as the "Mob's Accountant", born in Grodno, Belarus (d. 1983)

Mobster Meyer Lansky
Mobster
Meyer Lansky
  • Jul 5 Frank Waters, American writer, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 1995)
  • Jul 5 Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., American politician (Sen-R) and ambassador (West Germany, Vietnam & UN), born in Nahant, Massachusetts (d. 1985)
  • Jul 9 Gerhard Pohl, German writer (Crazy Ferdinand), born in Trachenberg, Silesia (d. 1966)
  • Jul 10 Günther Weisenborn, German writer and German Resistance fighter, born in Velbert (d. 1969)
  • Jul 10 Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), born in Königshütte, Upper Silesia (d.1958)
  • Jul 11 Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58)
  • Jul 11 Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Dutch/US phycist
  • Jul 12 Günther Anders, German Jewish philosopher, born in Breslau, German Empire (d. 1992)
  • Jul 14 Richard Clarkson, aerodynamicist
  • Jul 14 Truman J Hedding, US vice-admiral (WWII)
  • Jul 15 Jean Rey, Belgian President of European Commission (1967-70)
  • Jul 16 Alexander Luria, Russian neuropsychologist (Higher Cortical Functions in Man), born in Kazan, Russian Empire (d. 1977)
  • Jul 17 Christina Stead, Australia, novelist (Man Who Loved Children)
  • Jul 20 Dilys Powell, English writer (Descent from Parnassus)
  • Jul 25 Eric Hoffer, American longshoreman and author (The True Believer), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)

Person of interestKarl Popper

Jul 28 Karl Popper, Austro-British philosopher (Logic of Forschung), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)

Philosopher and Professor Karl Popper
Philosopher and Professor
Karl Popper
  • Jul 28 Kenneth F. Fearing, American poet (Dead Reckoning), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1961)