1911 in History (Part 3)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 246 of 246

  • Oct 15 James H. Schmitz, American sci-fi author (Lion Game), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Oct 19 Hilde Spiel, Austrian writer, born in Vienna (d. 1990)
  • Oct 24 Clarence M. Kelley, American 2nd Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1973-77), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1997)
  • Oct 24 Paul Grégoire, French Canadian Archbishop of Montreal, born in Viauville, Montreal, Quebec (d. 1993)
  • Oct 24 Nathaniel Wyeth, American chemist and inventor (created PET plastic beverage bottle), born in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)
  • Oct 26 Sorley MacLean, Scottish poet (Poems to Eimhir and Other Poems), born in Osgaig, Raasay, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Oct 29 Phillip Jack Oppenheimer, diamond trader
  • Nov 1 Henri Troyat, French author and historian (d. 2007)
  • Nov 1 Donald William Kerst, American Physicist who developed the betatron (device to accelerate electron beams), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Nov 2 Odysseas Elytis, Greek poet (Nobel Prize 1979), born in Heraklion, Greece (d. 1996)
  • Nov 2 Raphael M. Robinson, American mathematician, born in National City, California (d. 1995)
  • Nov 5 Roy Rogers, cowboy (Happy Trails, Roy Rogers Show), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nov 7 Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist
  • Nov 9 Tabish Dehlvi, Pakistani poet (d. 2004)
  • Nov 12 Luc Estang, [Lucien Bastard], French writer (Stigmates)
  • Nov 12 William Thomas Pennar Davies, poet author/theologian
  • Nov 17 Nobutaka Shikanai, Japans media CEO (Fujisankei Com Group)
  • Nov 17 Christian Fouchet, French diplomat (d. 1974)
  • Nov 18 Attilio Bertolucci, Italian poet and writer (d. 2000)
  • Nov 23 Peter Saunders, English theater producer (Legend of the Werewolf)
  • Nov 24 Walter Goetz, illustrator cartoonist/painter
  • Nov 25 Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (d. 1984)
  • Nov 26 Raymond Scheyven, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1987)
  • Nov 26 Ronald Diggens, English fabric manufacturer and multi-millionaire
  • Nov 27 Fe del Mundo, Filipino pediatrician and National Scientist
  • Nov 28 Václav Renč, Czech poet (d. 1973)
  • Nov 29 Klaus E J Fuchs, Rüsselsheim Germany, German/British atomic physicist/spy
  • Dec 5 Alfred Manessier, French painter (leaded windows), born in Saint-Ouen, Somme, France (d. 1993)
  • Dec 6 Alfred James Broomhall, Methodist missionary
  • Dec 9 Ryūzō Sejima, Japanese educator (d. 2007)
  • Dec 11 Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian novelist (Palace Walk, Sugar Street) and first Arabic writer to win a Nobel Prize (1988), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2006)

Person of interestKenneth Patchen

Dec 13 Kenneth Patchen, American poet and novelist (Cloth of the Tempest), born in Niles, Ohio (d. 1972)

Poet/Novelist Kenneth Patchen
Poet/Novelist
Kenneth Patchen
  • Dec 13 Trygve Haavelmo, Norwegian economist and 1989 Nobel laureate for his contributions to econometrics, born in Skedsmo, Norway (d. 1999)
  • Dec 14 Ota Adler, Czech-British fur trader and founder (Federal Trust) (d. 1995)
  • Dec 14 Hans von Ohain, German-American aerospace engineer, born in Dessau, Duchy of Anhalt German Empire (d. 1998)
  • Dec 15 Nicholas P. Dallis, American psychiatrist and comic strip writer (d. 1991)
  • Dec 18 Helen Vlachos, journalist
  • Dec 18 Jules Dassin, Middletown CT, director (Circle of Two, Never on Sunday)
  • Dec 20 Hortense Calisher, American novelist (Arts & Letters 1967), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 22 Grote Reber, American radio astronomer (1st parabolic radio telescope), born in Wheaton, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • Dec 23 Niels Jerne, immunologist
  • Dec 24 Eric Briault, educationalist
  • Dec 24 Malcolm MacEwen, Scottish conservationist & communist activist, born in Inverness, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Dec 25 Louise Bourgeois, sculptor
  • Dec 26 Steve Kordek, pinball machine designer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Dec 31 Dal Stivens, Australian novelist, born in Blayney, Australia (d. 1997)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History