On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1922 (Part 2)

  • Sep 4 Per Olof Sundman, Swedish writer and politician, born in Vaxholm, Sweden (d. 1992)
  • Sep 7 Lucien Jarraud, Canadian radio host, born in Paris (d. 2007)
  • Sep 8 Lyndon LaRouche, American presidential candidate (1980)
  • Sep 9 Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat
  • Sep 9 MacKenzie John, pipe major
  • Sep 9 Manolis Glezos, Greek politician and writer
  • Sep 9 Hans Dehmelt, German-born American physicist (Nobel Prize 1989), born in Gorlitz (d. 2017)
  • Sep 11 Charles Evers, American civil rights leader (1st Black mayor in Mississippi since Reconstruction), born in Decatur, Mississippi (d. 2020)
  • Sep 16 Marcel Mouloudji, French singer, born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • Sep 16 Guy Hamilton, British director (Goldfinger), born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • Sep 17 Agostinho Neto, 1st President of Angola (1975-79), born in Ícolo e Bengo, Portuguese Angola (d. 1979)
  • Sep 17 Naomi Datta, British geneticist and bacteriologist (pioneer in investigating the development of resistance to antibiotics by bacteria), born in London (d. 2008)
  • Sep 19 Damon Francis Knight, American sci-fi author (CV, Beyond the Barrier), born in Baker City, Oregon (d. 2002)
  • Sep 20 David Nicolson, British businessman and politician (Chairman of BTR Industries-1969), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 21 Lee Hee-ho, Korean activist and first lady for her husband President Kim Dae-jung, born in Seoul, Japanese Korea (d. 2019)
  • Sep 22 Chen Ning Yang, China, US physicist/disproved parity (Nobel 1957)

  • Sep 23 Philip Owen Arnould Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator
  • Sep 24 David Lane, British Conservative politician and CEO (Commission for Racial Equality), born in London (d. 1998)
  • Sep 25 Hammer DeRoburt, First President of Nauru, born in Nauru (d. 1992)
  • Sep 26 Nicholas Romanov, French-born pretender to the Russian throne, born in Antibes, France (d. 2014)
  • Sep 27 Arthur Penn, director (Miracle Worker, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 28 Phyllis Friend, chief nursing officer (DHSS)
  • Sep 30 Alan Stretton, Australian general
  • Oct 4 Malcolm Baldrige, American businessman and US Secretary of Commerce (1981-87), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1987)
  • Oct 4 Shin Kyuk-Ho, Japanese businessman
  • Oct 5 Bil Keane, American cartoonist (The Family Circus), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2011)
  • Oct 7 Reina Prinsen Geerligs, [Leentje Vandendriesch], Dutch antifascist
  • Oct 8 Douglas Gray, Scottish record and film producer, born in Aberdeen (d. 1997)
  • Oct 10 Boeli van Leeuwen, Antillian writer (Vreemdeling Op Aarde), born in Curaçao (d. 2007)
  • Oct 15 Agustina Bessa-Luís, Portuguese writer (A Sibila), born in Vila Mea, Portugal
  • Oct 17 Louis Benjamin, showman
  • Oct 18 Richard Stankiewicz, US sculptor (1974 Akston Award, 1966 Brandeis)
  • Oct 19 Jack Anderson, journalist (Wash Post), born in Long Beach, California
  • Oct 21 Liliane de Bettencourt, French heir to L'Oreal and richest woman in the world from 2016, born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • Oct 22 Thomas Titus Nkobi, South African ANC-leader (Alexandra-bus boycott 1957), born in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe (d. 1994)
  • Oct 22 John H Chafee, (Sen-R-Rhode Island, 1976- )

  • Oct 22 John Weidner, war hero, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Oct 23 Stuart Sloan, war hero/test pilot
  • Oct 27 Carlos Andrés Pérez, President of Venezuela (1974-79, 89-94), born in Rubio, Venezuela (d. 2010)
  • Oct 28 Simon Muzenda, Zimbabwean politician (1st Vice-President of Zimbabwe), born in Gutu district, Southern Rhodesia (d. 2003)
  • Oct 29 Neil Blaney, Irish politician, born in Fanad, County Donegal, Ireland (d. 1995)
  • Nov 2 John Pinsent, English classical scholar (Greek mythology) (d. 1995)
  • Nov 4 Fernand Bonnier de La Chapelle, French resistance fighter and assassin of Admiral of the Fleet and Vichy Prime Minister François Darlan, born in Algiers, French Empire (d. 1942)
  • Nov 5 Violet Barclay, American illustrator, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2010)
  • Nov 8 Christiaan Barnard, South African cardiac surgeon (perform 1st heart transplant), born in Beaufort West, Union of South Africa (d. 2001)
  • Nov 9 Imre Lakatos, Hungarian philosopher, born in Debrecen, Hungary (d. 1974)

Person of interestKurt Vonnegut

Nov 11 Kurt Vonnegut Jr, American author (Slaughterhouse Five, Sirens of Titan), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2007)

  • Nov 14 Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian politician and 6th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1992- 96), born in Cairo (d. 2016)
  • Nov 15 Francesco Rosi, director (Lucky Luciano), born in Naples, Italy
  • Nov 15 Giorgio Manganelli, writer
  • Nov 16 Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist who designed the IBM mainframe, born in Flandreau, South Dakota (d. 2015)

Person of interestJosé Saramago

Nov 16 José Saramago, Portuguese writer and Nobel laureate, born in Azinhaga, Santarém, Portugal (d. 2010)

Novelist José Saramago
Novelist
José Saramago
  • Nov 17 Emile Noel, international civil servant
  • Nov 18 Luis Somoza Debayle, President of Nicaragua (1956-63), born in León, Nicaragua (d. 1967)
  • Nov 18 Viktor Afanasyev, Soviet politician and editor (Pravda), born in Aktamysh, Tatar A.S.S.R., Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (d. 1994)
  • Nov 19 Stanley Keith Runcorn, British geophysicist (pioneering studies of paleomagnetism provided early evidence in support of the theory of continental drift), born in Southport, Lancashire, England (d. 1995)
  • Nov 19 Yuri Knorozov, Russian epigrapher (d. 1999)
  • Nov 23 Manuel Fraga Iribarne, president of Spanish Galicia
  • Nov 25 Gloria Lasso, French-Spanish singer (Le tour de chant de Gloria Lasso), born in Vilafranca del Penedès, Catalonia (d. 2005)

Person of interestCharles M. Schulz

Nov 26 Charles M. Schulz, American cartoonist (Peanuts), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2000)

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Cartoonist
Charles M. Schulz
  • Nov 28 Helen Copley, American newspaper publisher (The San Diego Union-Tribune), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (d. 2004)
  • Nov 29 Benjamin Smit, Curacaos architect (St Elizabeth Hospital)
  • Dec 1 Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)
  • Dec 6 John Brunt, English soldier and Victoria Cross holder, born in Priest Weston, Shropshire, England (d. 1944)
  • Dec 8 John B. McKay, American test pilot (X-15), born in Portsmouth, Virginia (d. 1975)
  • Dec 8 Lucian Freud, German-British artist (Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, Boy With a Rat), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2011)
  • Dec 11 Grace Paley, American poet, political activist and teacher (1970 Arts & Letters Award), born in NYC, New York (d. 2007)
  • Dec 11 Peter Birch, American choreographer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Dec 12 Arthur R. Hawkins, American naval aviator and flying ace (WW II, downed 14 Japanese planes), born in Zavalla, Texas (d. 2004)
  • Dec 13 José Sarria, American political activist, drag queen and 1st openly gay candidate for public office in the US (1961), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2013)
  • Dec 15 Alan Freed, American disc jockey who accepted payola and introduced term "rock-n-roll", born in Windber, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • Dec 17 Alan Voorhees, American engineer and urban planner (d. 2005)
  • Dec 19 Catherine Hall, British nurse who raised the professional profile of nursing and to establish its central role in health care, born in Sheffield, England (d. 1996)
  • Dec 22 Calder Willingham, American novelist and scriptwriter, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1995)
  • Dec 22 Jim Wright, American politician (Speaker of House 1987-89), born in Forth Worth, Texas
  • Dec 22 Jack Brooks, American politician, born in Crowley, Louisiana (d. 2012)
  • Dec 23 Ian Powell Bancroft, civil servant
  • Dec 26 Norman Orentreich, American dermatologist known as "the father of modern hair transplantation", born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)
  • Dec 27 Larry Osborne, navigator air traffic controller/supply specialist

Person of interestStan Lee

Dec 28 Stan Lee [Stanley Martin Lieber], American comic-book artist, writer and creative leader of Marvel multimedia corporation (Avengers, Spider-Man, Incredible Hulk), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)

Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader Stan Lee
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader
Stan Lee
  • Dec 29 William Gaddis, American novelist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)