1912 in History (Part 3)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 290 of 290

  • Aug 2 Vladimir Žerjavić, Croatian economist and UN statistician, born in Križ, Moslavania, Croatia (d. 2001)
  • Aug 4 Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat in WW II (saved 10,000s of Jews), born in Lidingö Municipality, Sweden (d. 1947)
  • Aug 4 Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician, physicist, philosopher, and mountaineer, born in Volyn, Ryazan Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1999)
  • Aug 5 Abbé Pierre, French Catholic priest (d. 2007)
  • Aug 8 Daniel Mann, director (Willard, Butterfield 8), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 10 Izaak Samkalden, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA)/mayor of Amsterdam
  • Aug 10 Jorge Amado, Brazilian writer (O Pais do Carnaval)
  • Aug 11 Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs, German astronomer (d. 1954)
  • Aug 13 Jan Peeters, Dutch water colors painter and monument artist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1992)
  • Aug 13 Metten Koornstra, Dutch painter and graphic artist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1978)
  • Aug 13 Salvador Luria, Italian-American microbiologist (Nobel Prize 1969), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1991)
  • Aug 14 Eva Strittmatter, writer
  • Aug 15 Wijnanda M C "Nan" Aberson, friend of Gerard Reve Sr
  • Aug 16 Marga AM Klompe, 1st Netherland woman elected minister
  • Aug 17 Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop
  • Aug 18 Elsa Morante, Italian writer, born in Rome (d. 1985)
  • Aug 20 Philip Kapleau, American Zen teacher and founder (Rochester Zen Center in New Haven), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2004)
  • Aug 22 Edith Porada, art historian and archaeologist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1994)
  • Aug 22 Richard Catling, British commissioner of police (Kenya), born in Leiston, Suffolk (d. 2005)
  • Aug 23 Jara Ribnikar, Serbian writer, born in Königgrätz, Bohemia (d. 2007)
  • Aug 23 Harry Kissin, Baron Kissin, British businessman and President (GPG), born in Gdańsk, Poland (d. 1997)
  • Aug 25 Erich Honecker, German politician, Head of State of East Germany 1971-89), born in Neunkirchen (d. 1994)
  • Aug 27 Peter Gretton, British vice admiral, born in Franham, Surrey (d. 1992)
  • Aug 28 Ruurd Faber, Dutch politcian and Mayor of Aalten (1971-75), born in Veenhuizen, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Aug 29 Emil Schumacher, German painter (Tangible Objects), born in Hagen, Germany (d. 1999)
  • Aug 30 Edward Mills Purcell, American physicist (Nobel 1952), born in Taylorville, Illinois (d. 1997)
  • Aug 30 Nancy Wake, New Zealand-born World War II secret agent (Special Operations Executive), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 2011)
  • Sep 2 Johan Daisne, [Herman Thiery], Belgian writer (magic realism)
  • Sep 4 Alexander Liberman, Russian-American magazine editor, painter and photographer (639), born in Kiev, Russian Empire (d. 1999)
  • Sep 7 David Packard, American electronic engineer and businessman, born in Pueblo, Colorado (d. 1996)
  • Sep 8 Alexander Mackendrick, director (Man in the White Suit, Mandy), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 8 Leo Cherne, American economist/commentator (All Star News), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 10 Brother William Oliver Antoninus Everson, poet
  • Sep 16 Jerry Wald, American producer (Mildred Pierce, Johnny Belinda), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 17 Pauline Parsons, matron in chief (PMRAFNS)
  • Sep 18 Kurt Lotz, German business executive and second postwar CEO of Volkswagen, born in Frielendorf, Hesse, Germany (d. 2005)
  • Sep 23 Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Pakistani researcher, critic and linguist (d. 2005)
  • Sep 23 Tony Smith, American sculptor (d. 1980)
  • Sep 24 Ian Serraillier, English children's books author (The Silver Sword), born in London (d. 1994)
  • Sep 27 Gerben Wagenaar, Dutch resistance fighter and communist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1993)
  • Sep 27 Mary Grierson, Welsh botanical artist, born in Bangor, Wales (d. 2012)
  • Sep 29 Michelangelo Antonioni, Ferrara Italy, director (Blow-up, Red Desert)
  • Sep 30 Oliver Charles Anderson, novelist
  • Oct 2 Eric Charles Twelves Wilson, English British Army officer (awarded Victoria Cross), born in Sandown, Isle of Wight, England (d. 2008)
  • Oct 4 John de Mol, Dutch accordianist/producer (Baantjer, Pril Geluk)
  • Oct 5 Fritz Fischer, German physician and Nazi war criminal, born in Berlin (d. 2003)
  • Oct 6 Anthony Cuthbert Baines, writer/curator
  • Oct 7 Fernando Belaúnde Terry, President of Peru (d. 2002)
  • Oct 10 Charles Henry Madge, English poet and founder of Mass-Observation, born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 1996)
  • Oct 14 Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (Sociology of Sex), born in Chemnitz, Saxony (d. 1984)
  • Oct 17 John Paul I [Albino Luciano], 263rd Roman Catholic pope (1978), born in Canale d'Agordo, Belluno, Veneto region of Northern Italy
  • Oct 25 Minnie Pearl [Sarah Ophelia Colley], American country comedienne (Grand Old Opry, Hee-Haw), born in Centerville, Tennessee (d. 1996)
  • Oct 28 Richard Doll, English epidemiologist (d. 2005)
  • Nov 3 Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay (1954-89)
  • Nov 4 Pauline Trigere, fashion designer (Bell Bottoms)
  • Nov 8 Joseph Fattorini, businessman
  • Nov 11 Cissie Elizabeth Charlton, football matriarch
  • Nov 11 Thomas C. Mann, American diplomat (d. 1999)
  • Nov 14 Barbara Hutton, American heiress (Woolworth)
  • Nov 16 Anton [Tom] Koolhaas, author (Weird White)
  • Nov 18 Jaap Meijer, [Saul van Messel], Dutch historian/rabbi in Paramaribo
  • Nov 19 George E Palade, Romanian/US cell biologist (ribosomen, Nobel 1974)
  • Nov 20 Otto von Habsburg, Austrian-German nobleman, head of the Habsburg house
  • Nov 21 Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist
  • Nov 22 Doris Duke, multi-millionaire (American Tobacco heiress), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 22 Eric Stuart Woord, archaeologist
  • Nov 23 Det Glynn, teacher/anti-apartheid activist
  • Nov 24 Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher (Johnson murderer!)
  • Nov 24 Garson Kanin, playwright/producer (Double Life), born in Rochester, New York
  • Nov 26 Eugene Ionesco, Slatina Romania, dramatist (Rhinoceros)
  • Nov 27 David Merrick, [Margulois], Broadway producer (Hello Dolly), born in Hong Kong
  • Nov 27 Howard de Walden, English landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Nov 28 Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany)
  • Nov 28 Morris Louis, US painter (post abstract)
  • Dec 1 Minoru Yamasaki, architect (World Trade Center, NY)
  • Dec 4 John W Pritchard, [Ian Wallace], American sci-fi author (Megalomania)
  • Dec 4 Pappy Boyington, American pilot (d. 1988)
  • Dec 5 Maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist
  • Dec 8 Jura Soyfer, political and cabaret writer, born in Kharkov, Russian Empire (d. 1939)
  • Dec 9 Tip O'Neill, American politician and 47th speaker of the house (D-Ma: 1977-86), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1994)
  • Dec 10 Philip A. Hart, U.S. Senator (d. 1976)
  • Dec 11 Carlo Ponti, Magenta, Lombardy, Italian producer (Marriage Italian Style, Doctor Zhivago)
  • Dec 12 Yusef Bedri, educationist
  • Dec 15 Ray Eames, American designer (d. 1988)
  • Dec 18 Benjamin O. Davis Jr., American General (d. 2002)
  • Dec 22 Claudia A "Lady Bird" Taylor Johnson, 1st lady (1963-1969)
  • Dec 22 Doris Duke, heiress (American Tobacco Co), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 25 Herman W Filarski, Dutch bridge journalist
  • Dec 25 Willian Noel Moffet, architect
  • Dec 31 Maj-Gen John Frost, British para commander (d. 1993)

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Deaths in History