Birthdays in History in 1914 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 272 of 272

  • Sep 3 Dixy Lee Ray, American politician (d. 1994)
  • Sep 4 Rudolf Leiding, German auto executive, third postwar chairman of Volkswagen (d. 2003)
  • Sep 5 Nicanor Parra, Chilean poet (Defense of Violeta Parra), born in San Fabián de Alico, Chile
  • Sep 7 Herbert Delauney Bill Hughes, educationist
  • Sep 7 Ian Ball, photographer
  • Sep 7 James Van Allen, US physicist (discovered Van Allen radiation belts)
  • Sep 8 Dimitrios I, patriarch (primus interparis orthodox Christians)
  • Sep 8 Hillary Brooke, Abbott & Costello's neighbor (Hillary)
  • Sep 12 Rais Amrohvi, Pakistani poet and psychoanalyst, born in Amroha, India (d. 1988)
  • Sep 14 Robert McCloskey, American author (d. 2003)
  • Sep 14 Robert S. Dietz, Westfield New Jersey, American Geophysicist who proposed a theory of seafloor spreading in 1961
  • Sep 15 Creighton Abrams, American general (commander of American forces in the Vietnam War, 1968-72), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • Sep 15 Jens Otto Krag, premier of Denmark (1962-68, 71-72)
  • Sep 15 Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentine writer (d. 1999)
  • Sep 17 Shin Kanemaru, politician
  • Sep 19 Rogers Morton, US Secretary of Interior (1968-75), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Sep 21 John Kluge, American television mogul (Metromedia) and at one time the richest person in the United States, born in Chemnitz, Germany (d. 2010)
  • Sep 23 Omar Ali Saifuddin III, Sultan of Brunei (d. 1986)
  • Sep 24 Sir John Kerr, 18th Governor-General of Australia, who dismissed Whitlam government (d. 1991)
  • Sep 26 Jack LaLanne, exercise mogul (Juice Tiger)
  • Sep 28 Harold Taylor, Canadian educator (Art & the Future)
  • 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, author, and occultist (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)

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Oct 6 Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian anthropologist and explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku), born in Larvik (d. 2002)

Ethnographer, Archaeologist and Explorer Thor Heyerdahl
Ethnographer, Archaeologist and Explorer
Thor Heyerdahl
  • Oct 11 Edward J Day, US Postmaster General (1961)
  • Oct 14 Dick Durrance, American skier (d. 2004)
  • Oct 16 Christian J Modeste, gypsey king
  • Oct 17 Jerry Siegel, comic book writer (Superman)
  • Oct 17 John Mosely, recording expert/entrepreneur
  • Oct 21 Martin Gardner, Scientific American math & puzzles columnist
  • Oct 25 John Berryman, American poet (The Dream Songs), born in McAlester, Oklahoma (d. 1972)
  • Oct 27 Dylan Thomas, Welsh poet (Child's Christmas in Wales), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 1953)
  • Oct 27 Stanislaw Brunstein, artist

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Oct 28 Jonas Salk, American medical scientist (created the polio vaccine), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk
  • Oct 28 Richard Lawrence Millington Synge, British bio-chemist (Nobel 1952)
  • Oct 28 Glenn Robert Davis, U.S. Congressman (d. 1988)
  • Oct 30 Marion Ladewig, Mich, bowler (9 time woman bowler of year 1950-63)
  • 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 5 Henri J de Koster, Dutch Min of Defense (1971-73)
  • Nov 5 Alton Tobey, American artist (d. 2005)
  • Nov 7 R[aphael] A[loysius] Lafferty, American sci-fi author (Devil is Dead)
  • Nov 8 Lute T de Cock, student/resistance fighter
  • Nov 8 Peter Mondavi, 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, publisher/head (Arkansas NAACP)
  • Nov 11 Perry Bass, Texas billionaire
  • Nov 11 Henry Wade, American lawyer (d. 2001)

  • Nov 12 Edward "Henricus" Schillebeeckx, Dutch theologist
  • Nov 14 Eric John Crozier, producer/librettist
  • Nov 14 Florentine Rost van Tonningen-Heubel, Dutch black widow/Nazi
  • Nov 20 Emilio Pucci, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1954), born in Naples, Italy
  • Nov 22 Peter Woolridge Townsend, war hero courtier writer
  • Nov 23 [Arthur] Wilson "Bob" Tucker, American sci-fi author (Time Masters)
  • Nov 27 Evangeline Bruce, hostess
  • 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, Saga City Japan, found several Zen centers in France
  • Dec 4 Rudolf Hausner, Austrian artist (d. 1995)
  • Dec 4 Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (d. 1993)
  • Dec 5 Hans Hellmut Kirst, German author (d. 1989)
  • Dec 13 Alan L Bullock, British historian
  • Dec 14 Karl Carstens, German (CDU)/pres Germany (1979-84)
  • Dec 14 Attila Petschauer, Hungarian fencer (d. 1943)
  • Dec 18 Jerry Zipkin, socialite
  • Dec 21 Ivan Generalić, Austro-Hungarian-born Croatian painter (d. 1992)
  • Dec 25 James Muir Cameron Fletcher, New Zealand industrialist (d. 2007)
  • Dec 27 Giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red)
  • Dec 27 Ivan Sutton, British concert promoter
  • Dec 29 Albert Tucker, Australian artist (d. 1999)