1912 in History (Part 3)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 297 of 297

  • Aug 1 Masaya Hanai, Japanese businessman
  • Aug 2 Bela Szigeti, theoretical physicist
  • Aug 2 Vladimir Zerjavic, Croatian statistician (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/monumental artist
  • Aug 13 Metten Koornstra, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • Aug 13 Salvador E Luria, Italian/US biologist (Nobel prize 1969)
  • 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, founder (Rochester Zen Center in New Haven)
  • 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 Lord Kissin, president (GPG)
  • 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
  • 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 29 Wolfgang Suschitzky, Austrian-Polish cinematographer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2016)
  • Aug 30 Edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952)
  • 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, editor/painter/photographer (639)
  • Sep 5 Frank Thomas, American animator, born in Fresno, California (d. 2004)
  • Sep 7 David Packard, electronic engineer/businessman
  • 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, second postwar CEO of Volkswagen (d. 2005)
  • Sep 20 Marianne Kunvari, writer
  • Sep 21 Charles "Chuck" Jones, American animator and cartoonist best known for his work with Warner Bros. (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, Porky Pig), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 2002)
  • Sep 23 Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Pakistani researcher, critic and linguist (d. 2005)
  • Sep 23 Tony Smith, American sculptor (d. 1980)
  • Sep 24 Ian Serraillier, children author
  • Sep 27 Gerben Wagenaar, resistance fighter/Dutch Communist MP
  • Sep 27 Mary Grierson, Bangor, Wales, botanical artist, (d. 2012)
  • Sep 29 Michelangelo Antonioni, Ferrara Italy, director (Blow-up, Red Desert)
  • Sep 30 Oliver Charles Anderson, novelist
  • Oct 2 Eric Wilson, VC/British Lt Col
  • Oct 4 John de Mol, Dutch accordianist/producer (Baantjer, Pril Geluk)
  • Oct 5 Fritz Fischer (medical doctor), Nazi war criminal
  • Oct 6 Anthony Cuthbert Baines, writer/curator
  • Oct 7 Fernando Belaúnde Terry, President of Peru (d. 2002)
  • Oct 10 Charles Henry Madge, poet writer/sociologist
  • Oct 14 Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (Sociology of Sex)
  • 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)
  • Oct 31 Ollie Johnston, American animator and the last living member of Disney's Nine Old Men, born in Palo Alto, California (d. 2008)
  • 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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