Birthdays in History in 1922

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 287

  • Jan 1 Ernest "Fritz" Hollings, American Democratic Senator from South Carolina (1966-2005), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jan 3 Morten Nielsen, Danish poet/resistance fighter
  • Jan 5 Admiral Sir Anthony Synnot, Chief of the Australian Defence Force (d. 2001)
  • Jan 7 Jean-Pierre [Louis] Rampal, Marseilles France, flautist
  • Jan 7 Alvin Dark, American baseball player & manager, born in Comanche, Oklahoma, (d. 2014)
  • Jan 9 Har Gobind Khorana, Indian-American biochemist (Nobel 1968), born in Raipur, Punjab, British India (d. 2011)
  • Jan 9 Ahmed Sékou Touré, President of Guinea (d. 1984)
  • Jan 11 Neville Duke, English test pilot
  • Jan 11 Ernle Bradford, English historian and writer (d. 1986)
  • Jan 12 Tadeusz Żychiewicz, Polish journalist and art historian (d. 1994)
  • Jan 15 Sir Eric Willis, Australian politician (d. 1999)
  • Jan 17 Luis Echeverria Alvarez, president Mexico
  • Jan 17 Nicholas Katzenbach, lawyer (US Attorney General), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Jan 18 Bob Bell, American clown (d. 1997)
  • Jan 19 Ken Hughes, director (Casino Royale), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jan 20 Lord James Hanson, English industrialist/House of Lords (Conservative)

  • Jan 21 Jean P Vroom, Dutch sculptor
  • Jan 22 Howard Moss, poet/editor (New Yorker)
  • Jan 24 Charles Socarides, American psychiatrist (d. 2005)
  • Jan 25 Jules P de Palm, Antilles writer
  • Jan 27 Wilfrid Bourne, QC/Clerk of the Crown in Chancery
  • Jan 28 Robert W Holley, American biochemist, worked with RNA (Nobel '68)
  • Jan 29 Gerda Steinhoff, Nazi concetration camp supervisor (d. 1946)
  • Jan 31 Michael Wilford, diplomat
  • Feb 1 Bogumil Witalis Andrzejewski, professor of Cushtic Languages
  • Feb 3 Bill Chappell Jr, (Rep-D-FL, 1969- )
  • Feb 4 Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Indian classical singer (khayal form of singing, bhajans, abhangs), born in Ron, Karnataka, India (d. 1987)
  • Feb 10 Harold Hughes, Ida County Iowa, Governor of Iowa (D) and US Senator
  • Feb 10 Árpád Göncz, Hungarian politician, 1st post-communist President (1990-2000), born in Budapest (d. 2015)
  • Feb 13 Lord Pym of Sandy, British minister of foreign affairs
  • Feb 13 Gordon Tullock, American economist
  • Feb 13 Tristram Coffin, San Marino, California, folklorist (The Book of Christmas Folklore, The Old Ball Game), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 15 Herman Kahn, NJ, writer (Thinking About the Unthinkable)
  • Feb 15 John Bayard Anderson, American politician
  • Feb 15 John B Anderson, American Republican politician and presidential candidate (1980), born in Rockford, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Feb 16 Paul van 't Veer, Dutch journalist/writer (Het Vrije Volk)
  • Feb 17 Enrico Banducci, American nightclub owner (d. 2007)
  • Feb 18 Eric Gairy, first Prime Minister of Grenada (1974-1979)
  • Feb 18 Helen Gurley Brown, American author/publisher and editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, born in Green Forest, Arkansas, (d. 2012)
  • Feb 18 Juhan Smuul, Estonian author (d. 1971)
  • Feb 19 Beant Singh, politiician

  • Feb 22 William J. Baumol, American economist (Baumol’s cost disease), born in South Bronx, New York (d. 2017)
  • Feb 24 Richard Hamilton, painter
  • Feb 27 Mervyn Jones, author (Nobody's Fault, 5 Hungarian Writers)
  • Feb 27 Hans Rookmaaker, Dutch professor and art historian (d. 1977)
  • Mar 1 William M Gaines, publisher (MAD Magazine)

Person of interestYitzhak Rabin

Mar 1 Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel (1974-77 and 1992-95) and 1994 Nobel Peace Prize winner, born in Jerusalem (d. 1995)

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Mar 5 Pier Paolo Pasolini, Bologna Italy, director (Teorema, Pigsty)
  • Mar 6 Ruben Ayala, Chino, California, politician (California State Senator 1974-1998) (d. 2012)
  • Mar 7 Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 2004)
  • Mar 8 Carl Furillo, Brooklyn Dodger (NL Batting Champ 1953)
  • Mar 8 Heinar Kipphardt, German writer and playwright (In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer), born in Heidersdorf, Lower Silesia (d. 1982)
  • Mar 8 Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese soldier and Manga artist (GeGeGe no Kitarō), born in Sakaiminato, Tittori (d. 2015)
  • Mar 8 Ralph Baer, Creator of the first video game console
  • Mar 11 Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia (1970-77)
  • Mar 11 Cornelius Castoriadis, Greek philosopher and economist, born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (d. 1997)

Person of interestJack Kerouac

Mar 12 Jack Kerouac, American Beat writer (On the Road, Mexico Blues), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1969)

Writer Jack Kerouac
Writer
Jack Kerouac
  • Mar 12 Lane Kirkland, union president (AFL-CIO)
  • Mar 14 Colin Fletcher, Welsh author and pioneering baackpacker (Walking Through Time), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2007)
  • Mar 16 Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer
  • Mar 16 Harding Lemay, North Bangor NY, headwriter (Another World)
  • Mar 17 Megan Bull, British head mistress (Holloway Jail)

Person of interestSheikh Mujibur Rahman

Mar 17 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Founding father of Bangladesh and 1st and 4th President of Bangladesh (1971-72 and 1975-76), born in Tungipara, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 1975)

Founding Father of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Founding Father of Bangladesh
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
  • Mar 18 Egon Bahr, German journalist/politician, born in Treffurt, Thuringia (d. 2015)

Person of interestFred Shuttlesworth

Mar 18 Fred Shuttlesworth, American civil rights activist, born in Mount Meigs, Alabama (d. 2011)

Civil Rights Activist Fred Shuttlesworth
Civil Rights Activist
Fred Shuttlesworth
  • Mar 20 Arnold Burgen, college president (Academia Europaea)
  • Mar 20 Doug Barnard Jr, (Rep-D-GA, 1977- )
  • Mar 24 Onna White, Canadian choreographer (d. 2005)
  • Mar 25 Tobias Schneebaum, American writer, anthropologist and explorer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Mar 26 William Milliken, American politician, longest serving Governor of Michigan (1969-83), born in Traverse City, Michigan
  • Mar 26 Oscar Sala, Italian-born physicist
  • Mar 27 Margaret Stacey, English sociologist who helped shape the distinctively British genre of empirical sociology, born in London (d. 2004)
  • Mar 27 Stefan Wul, French sci-fi author (The Temple of the Past), born in Paris (d. 2003)
  • Mar 28 Neville Bonner, the first Indigenous Australian to become a member of the Parliament of Australia, born in Ukerebagh Island, New South Wales (d. 1999)
  • Mar 30 J F Coates, naval architect
  • Apr 1 William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President)
  • Apr 2 Nicolay G. Basov, Soviet physicist who specialized in quantum electronics (laser, maser) and 1964 Nobel laureate, born in Usman, Russia (d. 2001)
  • Apr 9 Carl Amery [Christian Anton Mayer], German writer, born in Munich (d. 2005)
  • Apr 9 Gerald Moverley, first Bishop of the Diocese of Hallam in Yorkshire, born in Bradford, England (d. 1996)
  • Apr 9 Michael Palliser, head of British diplomatic service, born in Reigate, Surrey (d. 2012)
  • Apr 11 Antoine Blondin, French writer (L'Europe buissonnière), born in Paris (d. 1991)
  • Apr 13 John Braine, English novelist (Life at the Top)
  • Apr 13 Julius Nyerere, Tanzanian politician and 1st President of Tanzania (1964-1985), born in Butiama, Tanganyika (d. 1999)
  • Apr 15 Harold Washington, 1st African American mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87)
  • Apr 16 Christopher Samuel Youd, UK, sci-fi author (Tripods Trilogy), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 16 Kingsley Amis, English novelist (Lucky Jim, James Bond Dossier), born in London (d. 1995)
  • Apr 16 Leo Tindemans, Belgian statesman, Prime Minister of Belgium (1974-78), born in Zwijndrecht,
  • Apr 19 Erich Hartmann, German WW II pilot (downed 352 Russian aircrafts)
  • Apr 19 Luigi Barbbarito, reverend (Apostolic ProNuncio)
  • Apr 22 Richard C Diebenkorn Jr, American painter (Ocean Park Paintings)
  • Apr 23 Boy Ecury [Segundo Jorge Adelberto Ecury], member of the Dutch Resistance in World War II, born in Oranjestad, Aruba (d. 1944)
  • Apr 23 Diarmuid Downs, British automotive engineer, born in London (d. 2014)
  • Apr 26 James Holt, medieval historian
  • Apr 26 Margaret Scott, founder (Australian Ballet School)
  • Apr 26 Pol Bury, Belgian sculptor
  • Apr 26 Jeanne Sauvé, French Canadian politician (d. 1993)
  • Apr 27 Martin Gray, Polish-born American writer, holocaust survivor, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2016)
  • Apr 28 Guillaume Jorissen, Flemish politician (Volksunie)
  • Apr 28 Iser J Koepermann, Russian/US world checkers champ (1958-68, 75-76)
  • Apr 28 William S Broomfield, (Rep-R-MI, 1956- )
  • Apr 28 Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (d. 1987)
  • Apr 29 Parren J Mitchell, (Rep-D-MD, 1971- )
  • May 2 A. M. Rosenthal, American journalist and newspaper editor (NY Times), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada (d. 2006)
  • May 4 John Paul Hammerschmidt, American politician (Rep-R-AR, 1967-93 ), born in Harrison, Arkansas (d. 2015)
  • May 6 Alan Ross, editor (London Magazine)
  • May 6 Carlos J Moorhead, (Rep-R-CA, 1973- )
  • May 6 John Ernest, constructionist artist
  • May 6 Camille Laurin, Quebec psychiatrist and politician (d. 1999)
  • May 7 Joe O'Donnell, American documentary photographer and photojournalist, born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • May 8 Brian Kellett, CEO (Port of London Authority)
  • May 10 David Orr, deputy chairman (Inchcape)/CEO (British Council, Unilever)

  • May 11 Ameurfina Melencio-Herrera, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
  • May 12 Barend Busnac, office clerk/resistance fighter
  • May 12 Marco Denevi, Argentine writer (d. 1998)
  • May 14 Agha Hasan Abedi, banker
  • May 14 Franjo Tuđman, Croatian politician (d. 1999)
  • May 15 Enrico Berlinguer, Italian communist/Secretary-General (CPI) [or May 25]
  • May 15 Jakucho Setouchi, Japanese writer and Buddhist nun
  • May 16 Colin Cole, Principal King of Arms
  • May 16 Russell Wood, treasurer (Queen Elizabeth)
  • May 18 GMcC Kitson, British principal (Central School of Speech/Drama)
  • May 18 Gerda Boyesen, Norwegian-born body psychotherapist (d. 2005)
  • May 20 Clifford Butler, vice chancellor (Loughborough Univ of Technology)
  • May 27 Sidney AK Keyes, English poet (Iron Laurel)
  • May 28 John Alderson, chief constable (Devon & Cornwall UK)
  • May 28 Barney Rosset, publisher and free speech advocate (publisher of Tropic for Cancer), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • May 29 John Heerbecq, Church commissioner
  • May 30 Hal Clement [Harry Clement Stubbs], US sci-fi author (Needle, Iceworld), born in Somerville, Massachusetts
  • May 31 Elisabeth, arch duchess of Austria/princess of Liechtenstein
  • Jun 1 Povel Ramel, Swedish entertainer (d. 2007)
  • Jun 3 Alain Resnais, French director (Muriel, Hiroshima mon amour), born in Brittany, France (d. 2014)
  • Jun 4 John West, vice chancellor (Bradford University)
  • Jun 4 Samuel Lee Gravely Jr., American naval officer, First African American fleet commander, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2004)
  • Jun 9 George Axelrod, playwright (Breakfast at Tiffany, Bus Stop)
  • Jun 9 Peter Beazley, British politician (C) (European Parliament), born in Chale, Isle of Wight (d. 2004)
  • Jun 9 John Gillespie Magee, Jr., American poet and aviator (d. 1941)
  • Jun 10 Rose Mofford, American politician, 1st female Governor of Arizona (1988-1991), born in Globe, Arizona (d. 2016)
  • Jun 11 Erving Goffman, American sociologist (presentation of self in everyday life), born in Mannville, Alberta, Canada (d. 1982)
  • Jun 14 Kevin Roche, Irish architect
  • Jun 15 Mo[rris K] Udall, (Rep-D-AZ, 1961- )
  • Jun 18 Donald L Keene, American Japanese translator/critic, born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 22 Bill Blass, American fashion designer (Nancy Reagan), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana (d. 2002)
  • Jun 24 Aadje [Alida WM] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
  • Jun 24 Rietje [Maria SC] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
  • Jun 26 Alan T. Peacock, British economist, born in Ryton, England (d. 2014)
  • Jun 26 Campbell Adamson, British industrialist and CEO (Abbey National Pictures), born in Perth, Scotland (d. 2000)
  • Jun 27 Herbert Ziergiebel, German writer, born in Nordhorn, Germany (d. 1988)
  • Jun 28 Terje Stigen, Norwegian author (Det siste paradiset)
  • Jun 29 Vasko Popa, Yugoslavia-Serbian poet (Heaven is a Side Issue), born in Grebenac, Vojvodina, Yugoslavia (d. 1991)
  • Jul 2 Pierre Cardin, Italian-born French fashion designer, born in Paris, France
  • Jul 3 Corneille [Cornelis G of Beverloo], Dutch painter (Africa, Antilles), born in Liege, Belgium (d. 2010)

  • Jul 3 François Reichenbach, French director (La douceur du Village), born in Paris (d. 1993)
  • Jul 3 Tom Hudson, British artist and teacher, born in Horden, County Durham, England (d. 1997)
  • Jul 9 Hassan II [Mawlāy al-Ḥasan Muḥammad ibn Yūsuf], King of Morocco (1961-99), born in Rabat, Morocco (d. 1999)
  • Jul 12 Clark MacGregor, American Republican politician (involved in Watergate), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • Jul 12 Mark Hatfield, American politician (29th Governor of Oregon), born in Dallas, Oregon (d. 2011)
  • Jul 13 Anker Jørgensen, Danish politician, Prime Minister of Denmark (1972-3, 75-82), born in Copenhagen (d. 2016)
  • Jul 14 Robin Olds, American World War II and Vietnam War ace fighter pilot (d. 2007)
  • Jul 14 Elfriede Rinkel, Nazi concentration camp guard
  • Jul 15 Jef Houthuys, chairman Belgian labor union (ACV 1968-87)
  • Jul 15 Jeffrey Benson, CEO (600 group)
  • Jul 15 Jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia, journalist/dissident
  • Jul 17 Donald Alfred Davie, poet/critic
  • Jul 18 Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science (paradigm shift), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Jul 19 George McGovern, American politician and Presidential candidate (D-1972), born in Avon, South Dakota (d. 2012)
  • Jul 19 Rachel Robinson, American social activist and humanitarian (The Jackie Robinson Foundation), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 19 Harold Camping, American evangelist and founder of Family Radio, born in Boulder, Colorado (d. 2013)
  • Jul 20 Alan Stephenson Boyd, American politician
  • Jul 21 Kay Starr [Katherine Starks], American singer (Wheel of Fortune), born in Dougherty Oklahoma (d. 2016)
  • Jul 23 Moses Rosen, Chief Rabbi of Romania (1948-94), born in Moineşti, Bacău, Romania (d. 1994)
  • Jul 24 Charles Mathias Jr., American Republican politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland), born in Frederick, Maryland (d. 2010)
  • Jul 24 Madeleine Ferron, French Canadian writer, born in Louiseville, Quebec (d. 2010)
  • Jul 26 Frank Price, CEO (British Waterways Board), born in Birmingham (d. 2017)
  • Jul 28 Jacques Piccard, Swiss undersea explorer (bathyscaph Trieste)
  • Jul 30 Henry W. Bloch, American businessman (co-founder of H&R Block) and philanthropist, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jul 31 Lucy Killea, (assemblywoman-California)
  • Aug 1 Frank Hauser, British theatrical director (Oxford Playhouse), born in Cardiff (d. 2007)
  • Aug 2 Lord Murray of Epping Forest [Lionel], British labour politician and union leader (General Secretary TUC), born in Hadley, Telford (d. 1984)
  • Aug 2 Paul Laxalt, American politician (22nd Governor of Nevada), born in Reno, Nevada
  • Aug 3 Robert Sumner, American evangelist and author, born in Norwich, New York (d. 2016)
  • Aug 4 Charley Harper, American modernist artist, born in Frenchton, West Virginia (d. 2007)
  • Aug 5 L. Tom Perry, LDS apostle
  • Aug 6 Freddie Laker, CEO (Laker airlines)
  • Aug 8 Michael Parkin, journalist
  • Aug 8 Rudi Gernreich, designer (1st women's topless swimsuit, miniskirt)
  • Aug 8 Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian
  • Aug 9 Philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill)
  • Aug 12 Andre Kloos, Dutch trade union leader (NVV/VARA)
  • Aug 12 Lord Colinbrook, British government minister
  • Aug 16 Louis Lomax, African-American author and journalist, born in Valdosta, Georgia (d. 1970)
  • Aug 17 Paul Wiens, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1982)
  • Aug 18 Alain Robbe-Grillet, French novelist (Voyeur)
  • Aug 18 Eric William Hunter Christie, barrister
  • Aug 19 Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist
  • Aug 20 Tetsuzo Akutsu, Japanese surgeon who built the first artificial heart, born in Japan (d. 2007)
  • Aug 23 Brian Young, Chairman (Christian Aid), born in Sri Lanka (d. 2016)
  • Aug 23 Jack Boddy, British trade union leader, born in Norwich (d. 2004)
  • Aug 24 René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec, born in Campbellton, Canada (d. 1987)

Person of interestHoward Zinn

Aug 24 Howard Zinn, American historian and activist (A People's History of the United States), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)

Historian and Activist Howard Zinn
Historian and Activist
Howard Zinn
  • Aug 29 Emile Habibi, Palestinian Israeli writer (The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist), born in Haifa (d. 1996)