On This Day

Birthdays in History in July 1913

  • Jul 1 Jo Sinclair [Ruth Seid], American writer (Wasteland), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • Jul 3 Hugh Stirling Mackenzie, British Royal Navy officer, born in Inverness, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Jul 3 William Deakin, British historian and warden (St Anthony's College Oxford), born in London (d. 2005)
  • Jul 10 Salvador Espriu, Spanish poet, born in Santa Coloma de Farners, Spain (d. 1985)
  • Jul 11 Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, American sci-fi author (Space Lords)
  • Jul 11 Cordwainer Smith, American writer (d. 1966)
  • Jul 12 Willis Lamb, American physicist (Nobel 1955), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2008)
  • Jul 13 Walter Landor, designer
  • Jul 13 Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Hellerup Denmark, Danish shipping magnate, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 14 Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP)

Person of interestGerald Ford

Jul 14 Gerald Ford [Leslie King], 38th US President (R: 1974-77) and 41st US Vice President (R: 1973-74), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2006)

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
  • Jul 14 Nigel Thomas Loveridge Fisher, politician
  • Jul 15 Ralph Hammond Innes, English author
  • Jul 15 Abraham Sutzkever, Yiddish language poet and memoirist.
  • Jul 16 Hugh Ford, British mechanic engineer, born in Northampton, England (d. 2010)
  • Jul 17 Roger Garaudy, French philosopher
  • Jul 17 Bertrand Goldberg, American architect (d. 1997)
  • Jul 18 Jan Slot, Dutch mayor (Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede), born in Broek op Langedijk, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • Jul 23 Michael Foot, British politician (L) and writer, Leader of the Opposition (1980-83), born in Plymouth, Devon (d. 2010)
  • Jul 25 John Cairncross, British civil servant and spy (5th man - Cambridge Five), born in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • Jul 27 Eva Jones, German poet and novelist (Taboo), born in Berlin (d. 1996)
  • Jul 27 Mary Green, headmistress (Kidbrooke School), born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire (d. 2004)
  • Jul 27 Vittorio Sereni, Italian poet (Diario d'Algeria), born in Luino, Italy (d. 1983)
  • Jul 27 George L. Street III, American Navy Submariner and Medal of Honor recipient, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2000)
  • Jul 29 Erich Priebke, Nazi war criminal

About July 1913

How Old? 107 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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