Famous Birthdays for Year 1917

◀ May    June    Jul ▶
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

◀ 1916     1917    1918 ▶

Months in Year 1917: January February March April May June July August September October November December

Birthdays 1 - 150 of 498

Jan 1st - Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (d. 1981)
Jan 1st - Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)
Jan 2nd - Vera Zorina, German dancer (d. 2003)
Jan 3rd - Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN
Jan 3rd - Roger W. Straus, Jr., American publisher (d. 2004)
Jan 4th - Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire
Jan 5th - Reginald Smith Brindle, composer
Jan 5th - Wieland Wagner, German opera director
Jan 5th - Jane Wyman, St. Joseph, Missouri, American actress (Magnificent Obsession) and 1st wife of Ronald Reagan (d. 2007)
Jan 5th - Francis L. Kellogg, U.S. diplomat and prominent socialite (d. 2006)
Jan 6th - Guillermo Rosario, Dutch Antilles, writer (E rais ku no ke muri)
Jan 6th - Koo Chen-fu, Chinese negotiator (d. 2005)
Jan 7th - Ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer
Jan 8th - Peter Taylor, US writer
Jan 8th - Stanley Prager, NYC, comedian (College Bowl)
Jan 9th - Herbert Lom, Czech, actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray)
Jan 10th - Jerry Wexler, music producer (Aretha Franklin/Bob Dylan)
Jan 12th - Walter Hendl, West New York NJ, conductor
Jan 12th - Jimmy Skinner, Canadian hockey coach (d. 2007)
Jan 12th - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian spiritualist (d. 2008)
Jan 13th - Felix Guerro Diaz, composer
Jan 16th - Buddy Lester, Chicago Ill, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show)
Jan 16th - Carl Karcher, founded the Carl's Jr. hamburger chain (d. 2008)
Jan 17th - Maruthur Gopalan Ramachandran, (MGR), Indian film star, politician
Jan 17th - Oskar Morawetz, Svetla Czechoslovakia, composer
Jan 17th - Ulyses Simpson Kay, composer
Jan 17th - Ramón Cardemil, Chilean huaso (d. 2007)
Jan 18th - Oscar Lewenstein, impressario
Jan 18th - Wang Yung-ching, Taiwanese businessman
Jan 19th - John Raitt, Bonnie Raitt's father/singer/actor (Pajama Game)
Jan 19th - Rudolf Maros, composer
Jan 21st - Rohan Butler, historian
Jan 22nd - Albert "Pud" Brown, clarinetist/saxophonist
Jan 22nd - Herwig Hensen, [Flor Mielants], Flemish poet/playwright
Jan 24th - Ernest Borgnine, Hamden Ct, actor (Ice Station Zebra, McHale, Marty), (d. 2012)
Jan 25th - Ilya Prigogine, Russian scientist Nobel Laureate (d. 2003)
Jan 25th - Jânio Quadros, Brazilian politician (d. 1992)
Jan 27th - Dunboyne, Lord
Jan 27th - Merrivale, Lord
Jan 29th - John Raitt, Santa Ana California, actor/singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game)
Jan 30th - Paul Frère, Belgian racing driver and motorsport journalist d. 2008)
Jan 31st - Erich Geiringer, general practitioner campaigner
Jan 31st - Jose Maceda, composer
Feb 4th - Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician
Feb 6th - Zsa Zsa Gabor, [Zsa Sari], Budapest, actress (Queen of Outer Space)
Feb 6th - Arthur Gold, Toronto, Canada, pianist
Feb 6th - Liberato Firmino Sifonia, composer
Feb 7th - Dick Emery, London England, actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love)
Feb 11th - Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer
Novelist Sidney SheldonNovelist Sidney Sheldon (Feb 11th) Feb 11th - Sidney Sheldon, novelist (1947 Academy Award, 1959 Tony, Bloodline)
Feb 11th - T. Nagi Reddy, Indian revolutionary (d. 1976)
Feb 12th - Thomas K Scherman, NYC, conductor (Little Orch Society 1947-75)
Feb 12th - Raizo Matsuno, Japanese politician (d. 2006)
Feb 13th - Polly Rose, actress (Myrtle-Love That Jill)
Feb 14th - Herbert A Hauptman, NYC, x-ray crystallographer (Nobel 1985)
Feb 17th - Abdur Rahman Badawi, Egyptian philosopher (d. 2002)
Feb 17th - Guillermo González Camarena, Mexican inventor (d. 1965)
Feb 19th - Carson McCullers, US, novelist (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter)
Feb 20th - Frederick Page, CEO (British Aerospace Aircraft Group)
Feb 21st - Victor G M Marijnen, Dutch premier (1963-65)
Feb 22nd - Harmen van Rossum, civil servant/resistance fighter (WW II)
Feb 22nd - Jack Robertson, cricketer (superb England batsman only played 11 Tests)
Feb 22nd - Jane Bowles, writer
Feb 23rd - Kenneth Tobey, actor (Chuck-Whirlybirds) [or Mar 23]
Feb 24th - William Fairbank, Minneapolis, physicist (superconductivity)
Feb 25th - Alex Gordon, architect
Novelist Anthony BurgessNovelist Anthony Burgess (Feb 25th) Feb 25th - Anthony Burgess, essayist/novelist (Clockwork Orange)
Feb 25th - Asta E R Elstak, Suriname/Dutch social worker
Feb 26th - Robert Taft Jr, (Sen-R-Oh)
Feb 27th - John Connally, (Gov-D/R-Texas), shot in Kennedy motorcade
Feb 28th - Hans Deutgen, Sweden, world champion archer
Feb 28th - John B Connally, (Gov/Sen-D/R-Tx), took a bullet with JFK
Mar 1st - Dinah Shore, Winchester Tenn, singer (See the USA in a Chevrolet)
Mar 1st - Robert Lowell, Boston, Massachusetts, American poet/pacifist (Lord Weary's Castle, Near the Ocean)
Mar 2nd - Desi Arnaz, Santiago Cuba, actor (I Love Lucy)
Mar 2nd - Jim Konstanty, baseball player (NL MVP 1950)
Mar 2nd - John Gardner, composer
Mar 2nd - David Goodis, American writer (d. 1967)
Mar 3rd - Bert van Aerschot, Flemish writer (Elevator, Women)
Mar 3rd - Sameera Moussa, Egyptian nuclear scientist (d. 1952)
Mar 4th - Clyde McCullough, American baseball player (d. 1982)
Actor Desi ArnazActor Desi Arnaz (Mar 2nd) Mar 5th - Joseph Stone, lawyer
Mar 6th - J A Mommersteeg, Dutch asst sect of Defense (KVP)
Mar 6th - Roy Scott, cricketer (one Test NZ v England 1947, 18, 1-74)
Mar 6th - Will Eisner, American illustrator and cartoonist (d. 2005)
Mar 6th - Frankie Howerd, English comedian (d. 1992)
Mar 7th - Davis Roberts, Mobile Ala, actor (Mr Johnson-Boone)
Mar 7th - Janet Collins, ballerina
Mar 7th - Robert Erickson, composer
Mar 8th - A Marja, [ATE Mooy], Dutch literary (Shreds on the River)
Mar 9th - Dante B Fascell, (Rep-D-FL, 1955- )
Mar 10th - Frank Perconte, American sergeant from Easy Company during WWII.
Mar 11th - Robert L Carter, Caryville, Florida, American civil rights activist and judge (Brown v. Board of Education, NAACP v. Alabama) (d. 2012)
Mar 12th - Googie Withers, Karachi India, actress (1 of Our Aircraft is Missing)
Mar 12th - Tom Normanton, British MP
Mar 13th - Ina Ray Hutton, Chicago Ill, orchestra leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show)
Mar 13th - Maria Vlamynck, Flemish author
Mar 13th - Tessie O'Shea, England, actress (Entertainers)
Mar 14th - Macha Louis Rosenthal, critic/poet
Mar 16th - Samael Aun Weor, Colombian writer (d. 1977)
Mar 17th - Arthur Basil Cotle, medievalist
Mar 17th - Brian Boydell, composer
Mar 19th - Dino Lipatti, composer
Mar 19th - Laszlo Szabo, Hungarian chess player (d. 1998)
Mar 20th - Dolf Verspoor, literary/interpreter (M Nijhoff Prize 1958)
Mar 20th - Peter Caddy, founder (Findhorn Community)
Mar 20th - Vera Lynn, singer (Anniversary Waltz)
Mar 21st - Frank Hardy, Australian author (d. 1994)
Mar 22nd - C S Pick, publisher
Mar 22nd - Virginia Grey, LA, actress (Another Thin Man, Idiot's Delight, Idaho)
Mar 23rd - H C Allen, American historian
Mar 23rd - Johnny Guarnieri, NYC, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show)
Mar 23rd - Kenneth Tobey, actor (The Thing, Strange Invaders) [or Feb 23]
Mar 23rd - Patricia Burke, Milan Italy, actress (Forbidden)
Mar 24th - John Kendrew, British molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1997)
Mar 24th - Constantine Andreou, Greek-Brazilian artist (d. 2007)
Mar 26th - Jean Graham Hall, circuit court judge (England)
Mar 26th - Rufus Thomas, Miss, singer (Walking the Dog)
Mar 27th - Cyrus R Vance, US Secretary of State (1977-80)
Mar 27th - Harry West, Unionist party leader (Unionist)
Mar 29th - Arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds)
Mar 29th - Man o' War, American thoroughbred racehorse (winner of 20 out of 21 races & $249,465) (d. 1947)
Mar 30th - Els Aarne, composer
Mar 30th - Herbert Anderson, actor (Henry-Dennis The Menace)
Mar 30th - Rudolf Bruci, composer
Apr 1st - Johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight)
Apr 1st - Leon Janney, Ogden Ut, actor (Hawk)
Apr 2nd - Dabbs Greer, Fairview Mo, actor (Gunsmoke, Little House on Prairie)
Apr 2nd - Lou Monte, NJ, singer (Peppino the Italian Mouse)
Apr 3rd - Bill Finegan, Newark NJ, (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue)
Apr 3rd - Tibor Andrasovan, composer
Apr 4th - Joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist (barricade uprising)
Apr 5th - Richard Yardumian, Philadelphia, composer (Come Creator Spirit)
Apr 5th - Robert [Albert] Bloch, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Psycho)
Apr 6th - Julian Faber, CEO (Willis Faber)
Apr 6th - Shakey, [Walter Horton], Miss, harmonicist (Everybody's Fishin')
Apr 6th - Leonora Carrington, Clayton-le-Woods UK, British-Mexican Surrealist artist
Apr 7th - R G Armstrong, Birmingham Ala, actor (T.H.E. Cat), (d. 2012)
Apr 9th - Johannes Bobrowski, writer
Apr 9th - Vincent O'Brien, racehorse trainer
Apr 9th - Brad Dexter, American actor (d. 2002)
Apr 10th - Robert Burns Woodward, organic chemist (Nobel 1965)
Apr 11th - Danny Gallivan, Canadian radio and television sportscaster (d. 1993)
Apr 11th - David Westheimer, American novelist (d. 2005)
Apr 12th - M Marie Widlow, St Louis Mo, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957)
Apr 12th - Vinoo Mankad, cricketer (India's greatest all-rounder to his time)
Apr 12th - Helen Forrest, American singer (d. 1999)
Apr 13th - Howard Keel, Ill, actor/singer and president of the Screen Actors Guild (7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Kiss Me Kate)
Apr 14th - Valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations)
Apr 14th - Marvin Miller, American labor activist, (d. 2012)

<< Year 1916

Year 1918 >>


Search Famous Birthdays in History

Day  Month  Year  Type

Keyword(s)