Historical Figures Born in 1914 (Part 2)

  • Sep 28 Lord Abinger [James Richard Scarlett], Datchet, Berkshire, English Conservative peer, campaigned for reform of the ancient law on treasure trove
  • Oct 1 Daniel J. Boorstin, American historian and author (The Americans: The Democratic Experience - 1974 Pulitzer Prize)
  • Oct 2 Jack Parsons, American rocket scientist and Thelemite occultist, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1952)
  • Oct 4 Brendan Gill, American critic (The New Yorker), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • Oct 4 Jim Cairns, Australian politician (d. 2003)

Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl (1914-2002)

Oct 6 Norwegian anthropologist and explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku), born in Larvik, Norway

  • Oct 11 J. Edward Day, 55th U.S. Postmaster General (1961), born in Jacksonville, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Oct 16 Christian J Modeste, gypsey king
  • Oct 17 Jerry Siegel, American comic book writer (co-creator, with Joe Shuster, of "Superman"), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Oct 17 John Mosely, recording expert/entrepreneur
  • Oct 21 Martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist
  • Oct 23 Dick Durrance, American skier, born in Tarpon Springs, Florida (d. 2004)
  • Oct 25 John Berryman, American poet (The Dream Songs), born in McAlester, Oklahoma (d. 1972)

Dylan ThomasDylan Thomas (1914-1953)

Oct 27 Welsh poet and writer (Child's Christmas in Wales), born in Swansea, Wales

  • Oct 27 Stanislaw Brunstein, Polish-British artist who specialized in images of the lost world of Jewish Poland, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1994)
  • Oct 28 Glenn Robert Davis, American politician, born in Vernon, Wisconsin (d. 1988)

Jonas SalkJonas Salk (1914-1995)

Oct 28 American medical researcher and virologist who created the Polio vaccine, born in NYC, New York

  • Oct 28 Richard Laurence Millington Synge, British biochemist (Nobel 1952), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1994)
  • Oct 30 Marion Ladewig, American ten-pin bowler (9 time woman bowler of year 1950-63), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 2010)
  • Oct 31 Joe Carcione, American consumer advocate (The Green Grocer) (d. 1988)
  • Oct 31 John Hugenholtz, Dutch race track designer, born in Westerveld, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • Nov 4 Carlos Castillo Armas, Dictator and President of Guatemala (1954-57), born in Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Guatemala (d. 1957)
  • Nov 5 Alton Tobey, American artist, born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • Nov 5 Hans de Koster, Dutch Minister of Defense (1971-73), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Nov 7 R. A. Lafferty, American sci-fi author (Devil is Dead), born in Neola, Iowa (d. 2002)
  • Nov 8 Peter Mondavi, American Napa Valley winemaker (Charles Krug), born in Virginia, Minnesota (d. 2016)
  • Nov 9 Colin Falkland Gray, New Zealand fighter ace of the Second World War, born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1995)
  • Nov 11 Daisy Bates, American civil rights activist and publisher, born in Huttig, Union County Arkansas (d. 1999)
  • Nov 11 Henry Wade, American lawyer (Dallas County District Attorney 1951-87), born in Rockwall County, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Nov 11 Perry Richardson Bass, American heir, investor and philanthropist, born in Wichita Falls, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Nov 12 Edward "Henricus" Schillebeeckx, Belgian Catholic theologist (influential at Second Vatican Council), born in Antwerp, Belgian (d. 2009)
  • Nov 14 Florentine Rost van Tonningen-Heubel, Dutch black widow and Nazi supporter (d. 2007)
  • Nov 20 Emilio Pucci, Italian fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1954), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1992)
  • Nov 22 Peter Townsend, British war hero, courtier and writer (had a romance with Princess Margaret), born in Rangoon, Burma (d. 1995)
  • Nov 23 Wilson Tucker, American sci-fi author (Time Masters), born in Deer Creek, Illinois (d. 2006)
  • Nov 27 Evangeline Bruce, American society hostess and writer, born in England (d. 1995)
  • Nov 29 Edith Tilton Penrose, American-born British economist (The Theory of the Growth of the Firm), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1996)
  • Nov 29 Taisen Deshimaru, Japanese founder of several Zen centers in France, born in Saga City, Japan (d. 1982)
  • Dec 4 Rudolf Hausner, Austrian artist (d. 1995)
  • Dec 5 Hans Hellmut Kirst, German author (The Lieutenant Must Be Mad), born in Osterode, Germany (d. 1989)
  • Dec 5 Lina Bo Bardi, Italian born Brazilian modernist architect (SESC Pompéia Factory), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1992)
  • Dec 9 Max Manus, Norwegian resistance fighter and author who specialized in sabotage during World War II, born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1996)
  • Dec 13 Alan Bullock, British historian and author (Hitler: A Study in Tyranny), born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England (d. 2004)
  • Dec 14 Karl Carstens, German politician (President of the Federal Republic of Germany 1979-84), born in Bremen, German Empire (d. 1992)
  • Dec 18 Jerry Zipkin, American socialite (friend of Nancy Reagan), born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • Dec 21 Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter, born in Hlebine, Croatia (d. 1992)
  • Dec 25 James Fletcher Jr, New Zealand industrialist (Fletcher Construction), born in Dunedin, New Zealand (d. 2007)
  • Dec 27 Giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red), born in Mogliano Veneto, Italy (d. 1978)
  • Dec 29 Albert Tucker, Australian artist, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1999)