Historical Figures Born in 1905

  • Jan 1 Charles Melvin Price, American politician (Rep-D-Illinois 1945-88), born in East St. Louis, Illinois (d. 1988)
  • Jan 1 Stanisław Mazur, Lemberg, Western Ukraine, Polish mathematician (d. 1981)
  • Jan 2 Lev Schnirelmann, Gomel, Russian Empire, mathematician (d. 1938)
  • Jan 3 Dante Giacosa, Italian engineer and automobile designer (Fiat), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1996)
  • Jan 6 Eric Frank Russell, British sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space, Dark Tides), born in Sandhurst, Berkshire (d. 1978)
  • Jan 8 Carl Gustav Hempel, German writer & philosopher, born in Oranienburg, Germany (d. 1997)
  • Jan 11 Clyde Kluckhohn, American anthropologist (d. 1960)
  • Jan 11 John Henry Jacques, English co-operative retailer and politician, born in Ashington, Northumberland (d. 1995)
  • Jan 12 James Bennett Griffin, American archaeologist, born in Atchison, Kansas (d. 1997)
  • Jan 14 Takeo Fukuda, 67th Prime Minister of Japan, born in Gunma, Japan (d. 1995)
  • Jan 17 Franz Schmid, German climber (1st to ascend northside of Matterhorn 1931), born in Garmisch, Germany (d. 1992)
  • Jan 18 Joseph Bonanno, Italian-American mafioso and crime boss of the Bonanno crime family, born in Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy (d. 2002)
  • Jan 19 Anne Hummert, American radio pioneer and producer of daytime radio serials during the 1930s and 1940s (Just Plain Bill, The Romance of Helen Trent), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1996)
  • Jan 19 Oveta Culp Hobby, American government official (1st US Secretary of Health) and newspaper publisher (Houston Post), born in Killeen, Texas (d. 1995)

Christian DiorChristian Dior (1905-1957)

Jan 21 French fashion designer (New Look), born in Granville, France

  • Jan 21 Karl "The Great" Wallenda, German acrobat (The Flying Wallendas) (d. 1978)
  • Jan 23 Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński, Polish poet (Zielona Ges), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1953)
  • Jan 24 J. Howard Marshall [James Howard Marshall II), American businessman and husband of Anna Nicole Smith, born in Germantown, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • Jan 26 John Carmel Heenan, British clergyman, Catholic Cardinal (Archbishop of Westminster, 1963-75), born in Ilford, England (d. 1975)
  • Jan 27 Luther Diamond, American radio personality (d. 1994)
  • Jan 28 Luther Simjian, Armenian-American Inventor (teleprompter and first self-posing portrait camera), born in Aintab, Ottoman Empire (d. 1997)
  • Jan 29 Barnett Newmann, American abstract expressionist painter (Black Fire I), born in New York City (d. 1970)

Emilio G. SegrèEmilio G. Segrè (1905-1989)

Jan 30 Italian physicist & Nobel laureate (discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton), born in Tivoli, Italy

  • Jan 31 Anna Blaman [Johanna P Vrugt], Dutch writer (Wife & Friend), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1960)
  • Jan 31 John O'Hara, American short story writer and novelist (Appointment in Samarra; Pal Joey; BUtterfield-8), born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1970)
  • Feb 1 Ernst Stueckelberg, Swiss mathematician and physicist, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1984)
  • Feb 2 Jean-Pierre Guerlain, French cosmetics pioneer
  • Feb 3 Arne Beurling, American mathematician (d. 1986)
  • Feb 6 Władysław Gomułka, Polish communist politician, born in Krosno, Poland (d. 1982)
  • Feb 7 Paul Nizan, French journalist/writer (L'Humanité, La Conspiration)
  • Feb 7 Ulf von Euler, Swedish physiologist famous for his work on neurotransmitters (Nobel 1970), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1983)
  • Feb 10 Max Schubert, a pioneering Australian winemaker
  • Feb 11 Beb [Elizabeth] Vuyk, Dutch/Indonesian writer (Camp diary)
  • Feb 15 Nise da Silveira, Brazilian psychiatrist (made advances in occupational therapy), born in Maceió, Brazil (d. 1999)
  • Feb 16 Oliver Franks, British civil servant, ambassador to the US and philosopher (Falklands War report), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1992)
  • Feb 20 Jascha Golowanjuk, Swedish writer (Acrobat)
  • Feb 24 Eric Boyland, English biochemist (Cancer research), born in Manchester (d. 2002)
  • Feb 27 Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye)
  • Feb 28 Glyn Jones, Welsh, novelist, poet and literary historian, born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1995)
  • Mar 1 Pol le Roy, Flemish author/novelist/writer (Stroom)
  • Mar 7 Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki)
  • Mar 9 Félix Labisse, French painter (libidoscaphes), born in Marchiennes, France (d. 1982)
  • Mar 9 Peter C. Quennell, English biographer and critic (Byron in Italy), born in Bickley, Kent (d. 1993)
  • Mar 9 Rex Warner, English poet and writer (Wild Goose Chase), born in Birmingham (d. 1986)
  • Mar 11 Gilroy Roberts, American sculptor (Chief Engraver of the US Mint, 1948-64), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)
  • Mar 14 Raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist
  • Mar 15 Berthold Schenck von Stauffenberg, German aristocrat who attempted to assassinate Hitler, born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1944)
  • Mar 18 Mollie Parnis, American fashion designer (Mollie Roberts Collection), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 18 Thomas Townsend Brown, American scientist (d. 1985)

Albert SpeerAlbert Speer (1905-1981)

Mar 19 German architect and Nazi leader (Reich Minister for Armaments and War Production), born in Mannheim, German Empire

  • Mar 21 Phyllis McGinley, American poet (Pulitzer 1961, Love Letters)
  • Mar 22 Grigorij Kosinzev, Russian director of film and theater, born in Kiev, Russian Empire (d. 1973)
  • Mar 22 Phyllis McGinley, American children's author and poet (Pulitzer Prize 1961), born in Ontario, Oregon (d. 1978)
  • Mar 23 Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)
  • Mar 24 Andre Christiaens, Flemish writer (Unfindable Country)
  • Mar 24 Pura Santillan-Castrence, Filipino writer and diplomat (d. 2007)
  • Mar 26 Viktor Frankl, Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist (Man's Search for Meaning) and founder of logotherapy, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1997)
  • Mar 27 Elsie MacGill, Canadian aeronautical engineer, 1st female in Canada to get bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, born in Vancouver (d. 1980)
  • Mar 27 John Fleming (Jack) Brock, South African nutritional scientist, physician and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town, born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (d. 1983)
  • Mar 30 Albert Pierrepoint, last and longest serving British executioner (est. 433-608 executed), born in Clayton, West Riding of Yorkshire (d. 1992)
  • Apr 1 Clara "Mother" Hale, US social worker (Hale House)

Gaston EyskensGaston Eyskens (1905-1988)

Apr 1 Prime Minister of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), born in Lier, Belgium

  • Apr 2 Edmond Jouhaud, French general, born in Aïn Boucefar, French Algeria (d. 1995)
  • Apr 2 Kurt Alfred Adler, therapist/writer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1997)
  • Apr 3 Robert Frederick Sink, United States Army Officer (WWII, Korean War & Vietnam War), born in Lexington, North Carolina (d. 1965)
  • Apr 8 Hans Scherfig, Danish marxist/writer (Idealister, Frydenholm)
  • Apr 8 Helen Joseph, South African anti-apartheid activist and writer (Side by Side), born in Easebourne, England (d. 1992)
  • Apr 8 Pierre Wigny, Belgian minister of Foreign affairs (1958-61) [or 4/18]
  • Apr 9 J. William Fulbright, American senator from Arkansas, known for opposition to the Vietnam War), born in Sumner, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • Apr 10 Jan H. van Roijen, Dutch ambassador to the U.S. and Netherlands Foreign Minister, born in Constantinople (d. 1991)
  • Apr 11 József Attila, Hungarian poet, born in Ferencváros, Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1937)
  • Apr 14 Elizabeth Huckaby, American educator, born in Hamburg, Arkansas (d. 1999)
  • Apr 16 Frits Philips, Dutch engineer and CEO (Philips), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands (d. 2005)
  • Apr 16 John Lee-Barber, British Royal Navy officer (d. 1995)
  • Apr 18 George H. Hitchings, American scientist (Nobel laureate 1988), born in Hoquiam, Washington (d. 1998)
  • Apr 19 John Thach, American WWII Naval aviator (developed the Thach Weave) and USN admiral, born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas (d. 1981)
  • Apr 21 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown, American politician and Governor of California (D: 1959-67), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1996)
  • Apr 22 Robert Choquette, French Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat, born in Manchester, New Hampshire (d. 1991)
  • Apr 24 Robert Penn Warren, American poet and novelist (All the King's Men, Pulitzer 1946), born in Guthrie, Kentucky (d. 1989)
  • Apr 25 Walter Hassan, British automotive engineer, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Apr 26 Charles K. Feldman, American producer (Casino Royale), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • Apr 27 Julian Stryjkowski, Polish journalist and writer known for his radical leftist leanings, born in Stryi, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1996)

John Peters HumphreyJohn Peters Humphrey (1905-1995)

Apr 30 Canadian jurist and human rights advocate (Universal Declaration on Human Rights), born in Hampton, New Brunswick

  • May 1 Nikolai Tikhonov, Soviet politician (Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union 1980-85), born in Kharkiv, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • May 1 Paul Desruisseaux, Canadian lawyer and politician (Senator for Wellington, Quebec), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec (d. 1982)
  • May 3 Albrecht Luitpold Ferdinand Michael, duke of Bavaria, born in Munich, German Empire (d. 1996)
  • May 5 Arnold Meijer, Dutch leader of fascist Dutch National & Black Front, born in Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • May 5 Robert Houben, Belgian politician (Minister of Public health 1958), born in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium (d. 1992)
  • May 6 Bernard "Toots" Shor, New York restaurateur (Toots Shor's Restaurant), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1977)
  • May 10 Angus Paton, civil engineer
  • May 11 Marjorie Sykes, British educator, peace activist, and Indian independence campaigner, born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England (d. 1995)
  • May 13 Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Indian leader and 5th President of India (1974-77), born in Delhi, British India (d. 1977)
  • May 14 Jean Daniélou, French cardinal (d. 1974)
  • May 16 H[erbert] E[rnest] Bates, novelist (Feast for July, Love for Lydia)
  • May 20 Gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet (Sailing)
  • May 20 Harry Campion, statistician/founder (British Central Statistical Office)
  • May 24 George Nakashima, American furniture maker and architect, born in Spokane, Washington
  • May 24 Mikhail Sholokhov, Soviet writer (And Quiet Flows the Don, Nobel 1965), born in Veshenskaya, Don Host Oblast, Russian Empire (d. 1984)
  • Jun 3 Martin Gottfried Weiss, German commandant of Dachau concentration camp (d. 1946, by execution)
  • Jun 8 Brian Coffey, Irish poet (Avent), born in Dublin (d. 1995)
  • Jun 11 Richard Loeb, American murderer of Bobby Franks along with Nathan Leopold, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1936)
  • Jun 13 Chen Yun, Chinese political leader during and after the Chinese Civil War, considered one of the Eight Elders of the Communist Party of China, born in Qingpu, Shanghai, China (d. 1995)

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman (1905-1984)

Jun 20 American playwright (Toys in the Attic, Little Foxes), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980)

Jun 21 French existentialist philosopher and writer (Le Mur, Nobel 1964; declined), born in Paris

  • Jun 23 Jack Pickersgill, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
  • Jun 26 Jack Longland, British director of education (Derbyshire), born in London (d. 1993)
  • Jun 26 Jan Louis Guillaume Doornik, Dutch resistance fighter in France, born in Paris (d. 1941)
  • Jun 27 Ruby Middleton Forsythe, African-American teacher (50 years in 1 room school in SC), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1992)
  • Jun 29 Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu, Anglican bishop of Zululand and Swaziland, born in South Africa (d. 1988)
  • Jun 29 Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet and publisher (La lenta libertad), born in Málaga, Spain (d. 1959)
  • Jul 4 Irving Johnson, American sail training pioneer and adventurer, born in Hadley, Massachusetts (d. 1991)
  • Jul 4 Lionel Trilling, American literary critic and author (1969 Poses Award, The Liberal Imagination), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • Jul 9 Myles Horton, American educator and Civil Rights Movement teacher, born in Savannah, Tennessee (d. 1990)
  • Jul 10 Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician, born in Hildesheim, Germany (d. 1948)
  • Jul 12 Prince John of the United Kingdom, youngest son of English King George V, born in York Cottage, Sandringham (d. 1919)
  • Jul 13 Alfredo M. Santos, First Four-star General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, World War II hero (d. 1990)
  • Jul 19 Edgar Snow, American author and journalist (Red star over China), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • Jul 20 Molly Mary Nesta Keane, writer
  • Jul 21 Diana Trilling, American critic and writer (d. 1996)
  • Jul 25 Denys Watkins-Pitchford, British writer and illustrator (The Little Grey Men), born in Lamport, Northamptonshire (d. 1990)
  • Jul 25 Elias Canetti, Bulgarian-British author (Crowds and Power) and winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize for Literature, born in Ruse, Bulgaria (d. 1994)
  • Jul 27 Robert L. May, American advertising copy writer and creator of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, born in Arverne, New York (d. 1976)

Dag HammarskjöldDag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961)

Jul 29 Swedish public servant, 2nd Secretary-General of the United Nations (1953-61) and posthumous Nobel Peace Prize winner (1961), born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • Jul 29 Stanley Kunitz, American poet (d. 2006)
  • Jul 31 Trenchard Cox, British museum director, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Aug 3 Maggie Kuhn, American activist and co-founder (Gray Panthers), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1995)
  • Aug 4 Michael Scott Montague Fordham, English child psychiatrist and Jungian analyst, born in Kensington, London (d. 1995)
  • Aug 8 Wachtang Ananjan, writer
  • Aug 9 Elizabeth Lane, 1st female British supreme court justice, born in Bowden, Cheshire (d. 1988)
  • Aug 10 Bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge
  • Aug 10 Era Bell Thompson, American magazine editor (Ebony), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1986)
  • Aug 10 Richard F Kahn, baron of Hampstead/British economist
  • Aug 11 Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (d. 2002)
  • Aug 14 Nicolás Cotoner, 23rd Marquess of Mondéjar, Spanish nobleman and military officer, born in Palma de Mallorca, Spain (d. 1996)
  • Aug 16 Marian Rejewski, Polish mathematician and cryptologist (1st to break German Enigma code), born in Bromberg, German Empire (d. 1980)
  • Aug 17 John Hay Whitney, American diplomat and publisher (NY Herald Tribune 1961-67), born in Ellsworth, Maine (d. 1982)
  • Aug 19 Fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)
  • Aug 20 Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet, born in Poznań, Poland (d. 1973)
  • Aug 24 Siaka Stevens, President of Sierra Leone (1971-85), born in Moyamba, Sierra Leone (d. 1988)
  • Aug 25 Sister Faustina [Helena Kowalska], Polish Roman Catholic saint, nun and mystic, born in Głogowiec, Poland (d. 1938)
  • Aug 27 Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue)
  • Aug 29 Martinus A. Jansen, Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70), born in Amsterdam (d. 1983)
  • Aug 31 Sal Tas, Dutch journalist & CIA agent (Het Parool) [or 1897]

Carl David AndersonCarl David Anderson (1905-1991)

Sep 3 American physicist (1936 Nobel Prize for physics), born in NYC, New York

  • Sep 4 Mary Renault [Challans], British writer (King Must Die, Funeral Games), born in Forest Gate, Essex, England (d. 1983)
  • Sep 5 Arthur Koestler, Hungarian-British writer (Arrow in Blue), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1983)
  • Sep 5 Justiniano Montano, Filipino politician, born in Tanza, Cavite, Philippines (d. 2005)
  • Sep 7 John Whitley, British air-marshal (d. 1997)
  • Sep 9 Hussain Sha - Indian Saint, Philosopher, Pithapuram
  • Sep 12 Ali Amini, Iranian politician and government official (Prime Minister, 1961-62; Ambassador to US, 1956-58; Member of Parliament, 1947-49), born in Tehran, Persia (d. 1992)
  • Sep 16 Vladimír Holan, Czech poet, born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1980)
  • Sep 19 James Holland, English artist and exhibition organiser, born in Gillingham, Kent (d. 1996)
  • Sep 19 Leon Jaworski, American Watergate scandal special prosecutor, born in Waco, Texas (d. 1982)
  • Sep 22 Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
  • Sep 24 Severo Ochoa, Spanish-American physician and biochemist (Nobel 1959), born in Luarca, Asturias, Spain (d. 1993)
  • Sep 25 Edith Barstow, American choreographer (Frankie Laine Time, The Gem of the Ocean), born in Ashtabula, Ohio (d. 1960)
  • Sep 25 Nahman Avigad, Israeli archaeologist (Discovering Jerusalem), born in Zavaliv, Ukraine (d. 1992)
  • Sep 27 Vjekoslav Kaleb, Croatian writer (Splendor of the Fabric), born in Tisno, Croatia (d. 1996)
  • Sep 30 Nevill Francis Mott, English physicist (Nobel Prize for Physics 1977 for work on amorphous semiconductors), born in Leeds, England (d. 1996)
  • Sep 30 Savitri Devi [Maximiani Portas], Greek French Nazi writer, born in Lyon, France (d. 1982)
  • Oct 11 Fred Trump, American real estate developer, father of Donald Trump, born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Oct 15 Charles P. Snow, English novelist (Death Under Sail, Strangers and Brothers) and physical chemist, born in Leicester, England (d. 1980)
  • Oct 17 Franco Albini, Italian architect
  • Oct 18 Felix Houphouet-Boigny, President of Ivory coast (1960-93)
  • Oct 22 Karl Jansky, Czech, discoverer (cosmic radio emissions in 1932)
  • Oct 23 Felix Bloch, Swiss-American nuclear physicist (1st Director of CERN, Nobel Prize for Physics 1952), born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1983)
  • Oct 26 George Flahiff, Canadian Cardinal, born in Paris, Ontario, Canada (d. 1989)
  • Oct 28 Harry Broadhurst, British Royal Air Force commander and flying ace of the Second World War, born in Frimley, Surrey, England (d. 1995)
  • Oct 29 Laurence Dowdall, Scottish lawyer, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Nov 1 Paul-Émile Borduas, Canadian abstract painter, born in Saint-Hilaire, Quebec (d. 1960)
  • Nov 2 Frederic Lipmann, French watchmaker, born in Besancon, France (d. 1996)
  • Nov 3 Lois Mailou Jones, American painter (Peasants on Parade), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • Nov 4 Martin Raschke, German author and publisher, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1943)
  • Nov 9 Erika Mann, German-American author (Other Germany) and daughter of Thomas Mann, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1969)
  • Nov 9 James William Fulbright, American politician (Sen-D-Mo), born in Sumner, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • Nov 11 Israel Aaron Maisels, South African lawyer and communal leader, born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 1994)
  • Nov 14 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian author and journalist (founded news agency Antara), born in Muara Sipongi, Tapanuli, Dutch East Indies (d. 1968)
  • Nov 17 Adam Ważyk [Adam Wagman], Polish poet and author (Eyes & Mouth), born in Warsaw, Russian Empire (d. 1982)
  • Nov 17 Astrid of Sweden, Queen of the Belgians, first wife of King Leopold III (1934-35), born in Arvfurstens palats, Stockholm, Kingdom of Sweden (d. 1935)
  • Nov 22 James Burnham, American philosopher, political theorist and Trotskyist (The Managerial Revolution, Coming Defeat of Communism), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • Nov 29 Marcel Lefebvre, French Roman catholic bishop (d. 1991)
  • Nov 29 Mowbray Howard, 6th Earl of Effingham, English peer (d. 1996)
  • Dec 1 Charles G. Finney, American fantasy author (Circus of Dr Lao), born in Sedalia, Missouri (d. 1984)
  • Dec 4 Emílio Garrastazu Médici, 28th President of Brazil (1969-74), born in Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (d. 1985)
  • Dec 7 Gerard Kuiper, Dutch-American astronomer (moons of Uranus, Neptune), born in Tuitjenhorn, Netherlands (d. 1973)
  • Dec 8 Julius Silverman, British Labour Party politician, born in Leeds, England (d. 1996)
  • Dec 11 Eugen Fink, German philosopher, born in Konstanz, German Empire (d. 1975)
  • Dec 11 Robert Henriques, English writer (100 Hours to Suez) (d. 1967)
  • Dec 12 Manès Sperber, Austrian-French writer (Like a Tear in the Ocean: A Trilogy), born in Zabolotiv, Ukraine (d. 1984)
  • Dec 16 Piet Hein, Dutch poet and inventor (d. 1996)
  • Dec 17 Érico Lopes Veríssimo, Brazilian writer (d. 1975)
  • Dec 17 Simo Häyhä, Finnish sniper (d. 2002)
  • Dec 19 (Charles) Robert Medley, English abstract and figurative style painter, born in London (d. 1994)
  • Dec 21 Anthony Powell, English novelist (Infants of Spring), born in Westminster, United Kingdom (d. 2000)
  • Dec 22 Kenneth Rexroth, American poet & translator & critical essayist (Birds in the Bush), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 1982)
  • Dec 24 Anna "Ans" van Dike ("the Young"), Jewish nazi collaborator, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1948)
  • Dec 30 Daniil Kharms [Yuvatchov], Russian surrealist and absurdist writer, poet, and playwright, born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1942)
  • Dec 30 Emmanuel Levinas, Lithuanian-French Jewish philosopher, born in Kovno, Russian Empire (d. 1995)

Guy MolletGuy Mollet (1905-1975)

Dec 31 Prime Minister of France (1956-57), born in Flers, France

  • Dec 31 Tadeusz Breza, Polish writer (The Bronze Gate), born in Sekežintsõ, Ostrog (d. 1970)

About 1905

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon (Feb 16, 1904 - Feb 3, 1905),
Snake (Feb 4, 1905 - Jan 24, 1906)