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Birthdays in History in July 1906

Person of interestEstée Lauder

Jul 1 Estée Lauder, CEO (Estée Lauder cosmetics) (d. 2004), born in NYC, New York

Cosmetics Company Founder Estée Lauder
Cosmetics Company Founder
Estée Lauder
  • Jul 2 Hans Bethe, German-American quantum physicist (Nobel 1967), born in Strassburg, Germany (d. 2005)
  • Jul 3 Francis Steegmuller, American biographer (Cocteau), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1994)
  • Jul 3 F. Gwendolen Rees, Welsh zoologist and parasitologist, born in Abercynon, Wales (d. 1994)
  • Jul 4 Vincent Joseph Schaefer, American chemist and meteorologist (cloud seeding), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1993)
  • Jul 7 Harry Von Zell, sidekick (George Burns Show)
  • Jul 7 William Feller, Croatian mathematician (d. 1970)
  • Jul 8 Philip Johnson, Cortalyou architect, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 9 Beene Dubbelboer, Dutch writer (Secret Resistance), born in Tweede Exloërmond, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • Jul 11 Herbert Wehner, German communist/anti-communist politician (SPD)
  • Jul 14 Tom Carvel, ice cream mogul (Carvels)
  • Jul 15 Edmund Davies, British lord of appeal
  • Jul 18 Clifford Odets, American dramatist (1961 Award of Merit-Golden Boy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1963)
  • Jul 18 S. I. Hayakawa, U.S. senator from California (1977–83) and educator (Language in Action), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1992)
  • Jul 19 Wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF Trucks), born in Griendtsveen, Limburg, Netherlands (d. 1978)
  • Jul 23 Wolfgang Gentner, German nuclear physicist, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1980)
  • Jul 23 Chandra Sekhar Azad, Indian revolutionary (Hindustan Socialist Republican Army), born in Bhavra, Central India Agency, British India (d. 1931)
  • Jul 23 Vladimir Prelog, Croatian-Swiss organic chemist (Nobel 1975), born in Sarajevo, Austria-Hungary (d. 1998)
  • Jul 26 Irena Iłłakowicz, Polish agent of Intelligence, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1943)
  • Jul 27 Herbert Jasper, Canadian physiologist and neurologist, born in La Grande, Oregon (d. 1999)
  • Jul 27 Jerzy Giedroyc, Polish writer and political activist, born in Minsk, Russian Empire (d. 2000)

About July 1906

How Old? 114 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)