Journalists in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 758

  • 1908-06-17 Jacob "Jimmy" Herman Huizinga, journalist/Writer
  • 1908-08-04 Leslie Wilkinson, journalist
  • 1908-09-30 Edzard H Schaper, German Swiss sailor and UP correspondent and antifascist, born in Ostrowo
  • 1908-10-12 Ann Lane Petry, American journalist and author (Street), born in Old Saybrook, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • 1908-11-08 Martha Gellhorn, American novelist and journalist who was one of the first female war correspondents, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1998)
  • 1908-11-14 Harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)
  • 1908-12-07 Jacques Gans, Dutch author and journalist, born in Hilversum, Netherlands (d. 1972)
  • 1909-04-17 Humphrey Sims Moore, British pacifist and journalist (founder of Peace News), born in Samoa (d. 1995)
  • 1909-04-22 Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (History of the Greeks), born in Fucecchio, Italy (d. 2001)
  • 1909-04-29 Daniel Mayer, French journalist and resistance fighter, born in Paris (d. 1996)
  • 1909-05-28 John Schepens [Jean Baudoux], Flemish journalist and writer (Polyfoto)
  • 1909-10-28 Claude Bourdet, French human rights activist and journalist, born in Paris (d. 1996)
  • 1909-11-03 James Reston, American journalist (New York Times), born in Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • 1909-12-21 Seichō Matsumoto, Japanese mystery writer and journalist, born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan (d. 1992)
  • 1910-04-26 Johan Hermanus Doorn, Dutch journalist and resistance fighter (Orange Newspaper), born in Amsterdam (d. 1944)
  • 1910-05-06 Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist, born in Ypres, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • 1910-07-11 John Francis Boyd, journalist
  • 1910-07-29 Henry Brian Boyne, journalist
  • 1910-08-01 Gerda Taro (Gerta Pohorylle), German-born war photojournalist who covered the Spanish Civil War, born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1937)
  • 1910-12-02 Robert Paige, American actor, TV newscaster and political correspondent (Son of Dracula, Pardon My Sarong, Colgate Comedy Hour), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1987)
  • 1911-01-10 Tjalie Robinson [Jan Boon], Dutch East Indies writer and journalist (Tong Tong), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1974)
  • 1911-02-08 Henri Knap, Dutch resistance fighter/journalist/writer
  • 1911-04-08 Douglas Hyde, England political journalist, born in Worthing, England (d. 1996)
  • 1911-05-18 Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell, British newspaper proprietor and journalist (d. 2001)
  • 1911-05-27 Torolf Elster, Norwegian journalist and writer (Frihet och demokrati), born in Kristiania, Norway (d. 2006)
  • 1911-08-11 Prem Bhatia, journalist
  • 1911-08-14 Ethel Lois Payne, American civil rights journalist and "1st Lady of the Black Press", born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • 1911-08-23 Albert Alberts, Dutch writer and journalist (French battle), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1996)

Person of interestClare Hollingworth

1911-10-10 Clare Hollingworth, British war correspondent who was the first to report on the outbreak of WWII, born in Knighton, England (d. 2017)

Journalist Clare Hollingworth
Journalist
Clare Hollingworth
  • 1911-11-07 Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist
  • 1911-12-18 Helen Vlachos, journalist
  • 1912-01-03 Renaude Lapointe, Canadian journalist and senator (d. 2002)
  • 1912-01-29 Jacob "Jaap" Balk, journalist (AH, Onder de Keizerskroon)
  • 1912-04-21 Eve Arnold, photojournalist (Marilyn Monroe) (d. 2012), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1912-05-10 Harold Myers, film journalist
  • 1912-07-20 George Johnston, Australian journalist and novelist (d. 1970)
  • 1912-11-21 Anne Bolt, photo-journalist and trade unionist, born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1912-11-26 Eric Sevareid, American author and News correspondent (CBS), born in Velva, North Dakota (d. 1992)
  • 1912-12-08 Jura Soyfer, Austrian political journalist and cabaret writer, born in Kharkov, Russian Empire (d. 1939)
  • 1912-12-25 Herman W Filarski, Dutch bridge journalist
  • 1913-01-25 Luis Marden, American photojournalist, born in Chelsea, Massachusetts (d. 2003)
  • 1913-01-29 Peter von Zahn, German journalist and writer (d. 2001)
  • 1913-03-09 Gerarda Brautigam, Dutch journalist and politician (Partij van de Arbeid), born in Rotterdam (d. 1982)
  • 1913-05-25 Richard Dimbleby, British journalist and broadcaster, born in Richmond, Surrey, England (d. 1965)
  • 1913-06-01 Bill Deedes, British journalist (d. 2007)
  • 1913-10-07 Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist (Het Parool, Kinks)

Person of interestRobert Capa

1913-10-22 Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)

Photojournalist Robert Capa
Photojournalist
Robert Capa
  • 1913-11-15 Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (d. 2005)
  • 1913-12-25 Henri Nannen, journalist
  • 1913-12-26 Frank Swift, English soccer goalkeeper and journalist (19 caps; Manchester City 376 games; died Munich air disaster), born in Blackpool, Lancashire (d. 1958)
  • 1914-02-21 Hermanus P "Piet" Mulder, Dutch journalist (Parool/VARA)
  • 1914-03-29 Chapman Pincher, British journalist and author (about secret service), born in Ambala, Punjab, India (d. 2014)
  • 1914-05-22 Vance Packard, American journalist and author (The Hidden Persuaders), born in Granville Summit, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • 1914-06-04 Willy-August Linnemann, Danish writer and journalist, born in Harrislee, Germany (d. 1985)
  • 1914-06-12 Peter Lancelot Williams, English dance journalist, born in Burton Joyce, Nottingham (d. 1995)
  • 1914-08-12 [Hendrik] Jan Bakker, Dutch resistance fighter/journalist (Parool)
  • 1914-11-25 Léon Zitrone, Russian-born French journalist and television host (d. 1995)
  • 1915-01-12 Martin Agronsky, American journalist (1952 Peabody, 1961 DuPont-Columbia), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • 1915-01-20 C. W. Ceram, German/ journalist & author (March of Archaeology), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1972)
  • 1915-02-02 Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool)
  • 1915-05-05 Richard Rovere, American political journalist (Goldwater Caper), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1979)
  • 1915-05-06 Theodore H. White, American journalist (Making of President, Pulitzer Prize 1962), born in Dorchester, Boston (d. 1986)
  • 1915-05-25 Daniel Wolf, American journalist (d. 1996)
  • 1915-05-31 Barbara Pepper [Marion], American actress (Foreign Correspondent, Green Acres, Rogue Tavern), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1915-08-14 B.A. Santamaria, Australian political activist and journalist, born in Melbourne (d. 1998)
  • 1915-08-19 Ring Lardner Jr, American journalist and screenwriter (Woman of the Year, M A S H), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1915-10-04 Koos Schuur, Dutch writer, poet (Novemberland), translator, and editor (Het Woord), born in Veendam, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • 1915-10-24 Marghanita Laski, English journalist and author (Victorian chaise-lounge), born in Manchester, England (d. 1988)
  • 1915-10-30 Fred W. Friendly, American journalist and broadcast executive, born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1915-12-08 George Scheuer, Austrian writer and journalist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1996)
  • 1916-01-03 Elizabeth "Betty" Furness, American actress, journalist and consumer activist (Dangerous Corner, Studio 1), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1916-01-15 Mikki Doyle, American journalist & editor, born in New York (d. 1995)
  • 1916-01-23 David Douglas Duncan, American photo-journalist best known for his war photography, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • 1916-04-13 Phyllis Fraser [Helen Brown Nichols], American actress, journalist, and co-founder of Beginner Books, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2006)
  • 1916-05-26 Henriette Roosenburg, Dutch political prisoner and journalist (The Walls Came Tumbling Down) (d. 1972)
  • 1916-06-05 Jack Sutherland, journalist
  • 1916-06-25 Philip Toynbee, British journalist and writer (Savage Days, Barricade), born in Oxford, England (d. 1981)
  • 1916-07-31 Sibte Hassan, Pakistani activist, journalist and writer, born in Ambari Azamgarh Uttar Pradesh, India (d. 1986)
  • 1916-08-31 Daniel Schorr, American broadcast journalist (CBS), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1916-09-21 Françoise Giroud, French journalist and politician (French Minister of Culture), born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 2003)

Person of interestWalter Cronkite

1916-11-04 Walter Cronkite, American broadcast journalist and news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81), born in St Joseph, Missouri (d. 2009)

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite
  • 1916-12-21 Eve Perrick, British journalist
  • 1917-01-30 Paul Frère, Belgian racing driver & motorsport journalist, born in Le Havre, France (d. 2008)
  • 1917-05-18 Charles Wintour, English journalist (The Evening Standard), born in Dorset, England (d. 1999)
  • 1917-07-03 João Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager, born in Alegrete, Brazil (d. 1990)
  • 1918-04-11 Jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, French journalist, born in Paris
  • 1918-04-23 Maurice Druon, French writer and journalist (Prix Goncourt), born in Paris (d. 2009)
  • 1918-04-27 John Alfred Scali, American journalist and diplomat, born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1918-05-04 Thomas Mead, Australian politician and journalist, born in Randwick, Australia (d. 2004)

Person of interestMike Wallace

1918-05-09 Mike Wallace, American journalist and media personality (Biography, 60 Minutes), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 2012)

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Newscaster
Mike Wallace
  • 1918-07-06 Bert Voeten, Dutch journalist and poet (Crossing), born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • 1918-08-22 Mary McGrory, American journalist and columnist, born in Roslindale, Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2004)
  • 1918-10-20 Robert Lochner, German journalist (d. 2003)
  • 1919-01-14 Andy Rooney, American CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), born in Albany, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1919-01-24 Nora Beloff, English journalist & author, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1997)
  • 1919-01-25 Edwin Newman, American journalist & author (NBC-TV, Comment), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1919-02-06 Louis Heren, English foreign correspondent & writer (China's Three Thousand Years), born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1995)
  • 1919-03-21 Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist
  • 1919-03-27 Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist and TV host (Amsterdamned), born in Amsterdam (d. 1989)
  • 1919-04-13 Roland Gaucher, French journalist, born in Paris (d. 2007)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 300 of 593

  • 1988-05-21 Bruno Frei [Benedikt Freistadt], Austrian Marxist journalist, dies at 91
  • 1988-06-23 Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool), dies at 73
  • 1988-08-10 Adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94
  • 1988-09-27 William V. Shannon, American journalist and ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61
  • 1989-02-19 Jaap van de Merwe, Dutch journalist/cabareter (Hadjememaar), dies
  • 1989-03-01 Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch journalist & VARA radio host, dies at 64
  • 1989-04-11 Henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist, dies at 68
  • 1989-05-19 CLR James, West Indian writer and journalist (b. 1901)
  • 1989-05-31 Terry Drinkwater, American CBS news correspondent, dies at 53 of cancer
  • 1989-06-07 Percy Stuart, Suriname/Dutch sports journalist, dies
  • 1989-06-18 I. F. Stone, American journalist (b. 1907)
  • 1989-06-21 Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist and TV host (Amsterdamned), dies at 70
  • 1989-08-30 Seymour Krim, American journalist, essayist, and literary critic (b. 1922)
  • 1989-10-09 Penny Lernoux, American journalist and author (b. 1940)
  • 1989-12-19 Dorothea "Stella" Gibbons, English journalist and author (Cold Comfort Farm), dies at 87
  • 1990-03-03 Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Parool), dies at 86
  • 1990-03-15 Farzad Bazoft, Iranian-born journalist (hanged) (b. 1958)
  • 1990-05-09 Pauline Frederick, American journalist & author, dies at 84
  • 1990-06-21 Cedric Belfrage, English writer and journalist (co-founder of National Guardian), dies at 85
  • 1990-07-12 João Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager, dies at 73
  • 1990-08-20 Marc Turfkruijer, Flemish movie journalist and writer, dies at 90
  • 1990-08-28 Patience Strong [Winifred Emma May], English poet and journalist, dies at 83
  • 1990-09-04 Henry Faas [Wandelganger], Dutch journalist (Volkskrant), dies
  • 1990-09-30 Alice Parizeau, Polish-born Quebec writer and journalist, dies at 60
  • 1990-10-11 Douglas Edwards, WW II correspondent, dies of cancer at 73
  • 1990-10-20 Joel McCrea, American actor (Foreign Correspondent, Sullivan's Travels), dies of pulmonary complications at 84
  • 1990-11-14 K L Poll, journalist/author, dies
  • 1991-02-06 Marten Levendig, Dutch TV correspondent to Moscow, dies
  • 1991-02-07 John Steinbeck IV, American author and journalist
  • 1991-03-02 Clark Mollenhoff, American journalist (Pulitzer Prize), dies
  • 1991-03-23 Mona Maris, actress (Camila, Berlin Correspondent), dies at 88
  • 1991-05-28 Ethel Lois Payne, American civil rights journalist and "1st Lady of the Black Press", dies at 79
  • 1991-08-29 Kathryn Cravens, American early news correspondent, dies at 92
  • 1991-10-03 Max Cantor, journalist, dies
  • 1991-10-24 Leon Clements, journalist (Interlijnen), dies at 43
  • 1992-02-13 Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist and writer (Restless Travel), dies at 61
  • 1992-02-16 Angela Carter, English novelist (Magic Toyshop) and journalist, dies of cancer at 51
  • 1992-02-16 George Mann MacBeth, Scottish journalist/poet (A War Quartet), dies
  • 1992-03-11 Manuel De Dios Unanue, US anti-drug journalist, murdered at 48
  • 1992-03-26 Barbara Frum, Canadian journalist (b. 1937)
  • 1992-07-09 Eric Sevareid, American author and News correspondent (CBS), dies at 79
  • 1992-07-15 Chingiz Mustafayev, Azerbaijan's most noted journalist (b. 1960)
  • 1992-07-18 Viktor Louis, Russian journalist, dies
  • 1992-08-02 Julio C Fernandez, Cuban/American journalist (founder Alma Mater), dies
  • 1992-10-11 Willem RJ Wittkampf, journalist/writer (Liner, Cannon), dies
  • 1992-12-02 Loek Elfferich, Dutch journalist/historian (Treason in Rotterdam), die
  • 1992-12-18 Charles Leatherland, Baron Leatherland, British journalist and Labour Party politician, dies at 94
  • 1992-12-25 Monica Dickens, English/American journalist/author, dies at 77
  • 1992-12-26 Bert Voeten, Dutch journalist and poet (Antipodes), dies at 74
  • 1993-01-05 George L George, Russian/American journalist/director/producer, dies at 85
  • 1993-01-24 Ugur Mumcu, Turkish journalist and writer (Cumhuriyet Murder), dies at 50
  • 1993-01-29 Hank Werba [Herman Werblowski], American journalist (Variety), dies at 79
  • 1993-02-07 W Sybout A Colenbrander, Dutch historian/journalist, dies at 82
  • 1993-02-09 David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service), dies at 54
  • 1993-03-19 Barend P Tammeling, journalist (Trouw, Peek on the North), dies at 58
  • 1993-07-05 Harrison E Salisbury, American journalist (NY Times), dies at 84
  • 1993-07-12 Dan Eldon, British-Kenyan photojournalist, killed in Somalia while working for Reuters at 22
  • 1993-08-17 Robert C Maynard, American journalist (Oakland Tribune), dies at 56
  • 1993-10-18 Smail Yefsah, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 31
  • 1993-10-22 Fred C Shapiro, American journalist (Tiananmen-square 1989), dies at 62
  • 1993-10-31 Adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/art dealer, commits suicide at 52
  • 1993-11-03 Aidan Crawley, British journalist and politician (Labour MP 1945-51), dies at 85
  • 1993-11-04 Cornelis T "Cor" van de Molen, Dutch journalist (Beehive), dies at 62
  • 1993-11-13 Jose Toirkens, journalist (Slogan, NRC), dies at 48
  • 1993-12-16 Richard AFM Auwerda, Dutch journalist/writer (Volkskrant), dies at 68
  • 1994-01-17 Han Jansen, Dutch journalist (Volkskrant), dies at 61
  • 1994-01-23 Brian Redhead, English journalist and broadcaster (b. 1929)
  • 1994-01-28 Hermanus P "Piet" Mulder, Dutch journalist (Het Parool), dies at 79
  • 1994-02-17 Randy Shilts, American journalist (& the band played on), dies of AIDs at 41
  • 1994-03-09 John Harrison, South African correspondent (BBC), dies at 48
  • 1994-03-10 Cecil Rolph Hewitt, English journalist and policeman, dies at 92
  • 1994-03-17 Harold Myers, film journalist, dies at 81
  • 1994-03-28 John Logan Gorlay, journalist, dies at 74
  • 1994-04-03 Elizabeth "Betty" Furness, American actress, journalist and consumer activist (Dangerous Corner, Studio 1), dies of stomach cancer at 78
  • 1994-04-17 Peter Hacker, American journalist/actor (NBC, Broadcast News), dies at 69
  • 1994-04-22 Denis Pitts, English journalist, dies at 64
  • 1994-05-08 Rupert Haselden, journalist and screenwriter, dies at 36
  • 1994-05-15 [Henry] John Baker, resistance fighter/journalist (Slogan), dies at 79
  • 1994-06-20 Bankole Timothy, Sierra Leonean journalist, dies at 70
  • 1994-06-23 Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker, dies at 50
  • 1994-06-25 Robert Millar, journalist, dies at 72
  • 1994-07-27 Kevin Carter, a South African photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner & member of the Bang-Bang Club, suicide at 33
  • 1994-08-22 Tom Quirke, journalist, dies at 42
  • 1994-08-29 Tushar Kanti Ghosh, Indian journalist and world's oldest and longest serving newspaper editor, dies at 93
  • 1994-09-03 Marijke Vetter, Dutch journalist, dies at 82
  • 1994-10-17 Dmitri Cholodov, Russian journalist, murdered at 27
  • 1994-11-17 G Waller, German/Swiss movie journalist (NRC/Variety), dies at 82
  • 1994-11-20 Ali-Akbar Sa'idi Sirjani, Iranian poet and journalist, dies at 64
  • 1995-01-17 Urias Nooteboom, Dutch journalist/critic (The Time), dies at 54
  • 1995-01-23 Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist, dies at 100
  • 1995-01-26 Louis Heren, journalist, dies at 65
  • 1995-02-05 Kimberley Leston, journalist, dies at 35
  • 1995-02-14 Israël "Ischa" Meijer, Dutch journalist, critic and author (Een Dik Uur Ischa, Boezemvriend), dies of a myocardial infarction at 52
  • 1995-03-01 Vladislav Listyev, Russian journalist, murdered at 38
  • 1995-03-02 Vladislav Listyev, TV journalist, dies at 48
  • 1995-03-07 Don Cook, British foreign correspondent, dies at 74
  • 1995-03-13 John Silverlight, British journalist (The Observer), dies at 75
  • 1995-03-20 Rachida Hammadi, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 32
  • 1995-03-22 Peter Woods, British journalist and newsreader, dies at 64
  • 1995-04-23 Howard Cosell, American sports journalist (Monday Night Football), dies at 77

Famous Journalists