Today in History for Year 1900 (Part 4)

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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 398 of 398

Novelist Thomas WolfeNovelist Thomas Wolfe (Oct 3rd) Oct 3rd - Thomas Wolfe, Asheville, North Carolina, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel)
Oct 6th - Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961)
Oct 7th - Heinrich Himmler, a leading Nazi and head of the Gestapo
Oct 8th - Geoffrey Alan Jellicoe, landscape architect
Oct 8th - Serge Chermayeff, architect/designer
Oct 8th - Zeno Octavian Vancea, composer
Oct 9th - Alastair Sim, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright)
Oct 9th - Silvio Cator, Haiti, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1928)
Oct 10th - Helen Hayes, Wash DC, actress (Caesar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday)
Oct 11th - Cal Hubbard, NFL tackle (Giants, Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates)
Oct 13th - Marius-Francois Gaillard, composer
Oct 13th - Gerald Marks, American songwriter (All of Me) (d. 1997)
Oct 14th - Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)
Oct 15th - Fritz Feld, Berlin Germany, actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus)
Oct 15th - Mervyn LeRoy, movie producer (Devil at 4 O'Clock)
Oct 16th - Lloyd Corrigan, SF, actor (Papa Dodger-Willy, Prof McKillup-Hank)
Oct 16th - [Leon] Goose Goslin, baseball hall of famer (AL bat champ 1928)
Oct 16th - Edward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator (d. 1979)
Oct 16th - Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
Oct 17th - Jean Arthur, New York, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington) (d. 1991)
Oct 19th - Bill Ponsford, cricketer (great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic v NSW)
Oct 19th - Theodoro Valcarcel, composer
Oct 19th - Roy Worters, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (d. 1957)
Oct 19th - Erna Berger, German soprano (d. 1990)
Oct 20th - Rodolfo Halffter, composer
Oct 20th - Wayne Morse, (Sen-R/D-Ore)
Oct 22nd - Edward R Stettinius, US, foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat
Oct 22nd - James Hall, Dallas TX, actor (Hell's Angels)
Oct 23rd - Douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain)
Oct 24th - Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages
Oct 24th - Karl Otto Runolfsson, composer
Oct 26th - Ibrahim Abbud, general/premier Sudan (1958-64)
Oct 26th - Karin Boye, writer
Oct 30th - Augustin Lara, composer
Oct 30th - Ragnar Granit Finnish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1991)
Oct 31st - Carl Hubbard, Missouri, baseball & football Hall of Famer
Nov 3rd - Roger Blunt, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in 9 Tests 1930-32)
Nov 3rd - Adolf Dassler, founder of Adidas (d. 1978)
Nov 4th - Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars)
Nov 4th - Lucreţiu Pătrăşcanu, Romanian communist activist and sociologist (d. 1954)
Nov 5th - Martin Dies, Jr., American politician (d. 1972)
Nov 7th - Efrem Kurtz, St Petersburg Russia, conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54)
Nov 8th - Georges Lonque, composer
Author Margaret MitchellAuthor Margaret Mitchell (Nov 8th) Nov 8th - Margaret Mitchell, Atlanta, Georgia, author (Gone With the Wind), (d. 1949)
Nov 8th - Mihailo Vukdragovic, composer
Nov 11th - Helena Konopacka, Poland, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1928)
Nov 11th - Hugh Scott, (Sen-R-Penn), minority whip
Nov 11th - John Longden, West Indies, actor (Man From Interpol)
Nov 13th - Edward Buzzell, American film director (d. 1985)
Nov 14th - Clara Fasano, sculptor
Nov 14th - Aaron Copland, Brooklyn, New York, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring) (d. 1990)
Nov 17th - Marcel Dalio, Paris, actor (Casablanca)
Nov 18th - Constantin Alajalov, Russia, artist (Ditters & Jitters)
Composer Aaron CoplandComposer Aaron Copland (Nov 14th) Nov 18th - Howard Thurman, theologian/author (Deep River, Deep in the Hunger)
Nov 19th - Anna Seghers, [Netty Radvanyi-Reiling], German author (7th Cross)
Nov 19th - Anton Walbrook, [Adolf Wohlbrook], Vienna Austria, actor (Laura)
Nov 19th - Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian scientist (d. 1980)
Nov 19th - Bunny Ahearne, Irish ice hockey promoter (d. 1985)
Nov 20th - Chester Gould, cartoonist (Dick Tracy)
Nov 21st - Alice Calhoun, Cleveland OH, Silent film actress (Flowing Gold)
Nov 21st - Jobyna Ralston, South Pittsburgh TN, actress (For Heaven's Sake)
Nov 22nd - Hugo Godron, composer
Nov 22nd - Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and novelist (d. 1980)
Nov 24th - Cornelius Kee, composer
Nov 24th - Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, film maker/teacher
Nov 25th - Arthur Schwartz, composer (Girl from Paris, Excuse my Dust)
Nov 25th - Helen Gahagan Douglas, Nixon's 1st opponent/(Rep-D-Ca)
Nov 25th - Rudolf Höß, commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp (d. 1947)
Nov 27th - Leon Barzin, Brussels Belgium, conductor (NY City Ballet 1948-58)
Nov 27th - Robert Blum, composer
Nov 28th - Lester Vail, actor (Dance Fools Dance, Consolation Marriage)
Nov 30th - Korneel Goossens, Flemish literature/art historian
Dec 3rd - Lester Matthews, Nottingham England, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu)
Dec 3rd - Richard Kuhn, Austria, biochemist, worked with vitamins (Nobel 1938)
Dec 3rd - Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountain guide (d. 2004)
Actress Agnes MooreheadActress Agnes Moorehead (Dec 6th) Dec 6th - Agnes Moorehead, Clinton, Massachusetts, American actress (Endora-Bewitched)
Dec 8th - Sun Li-jen, Chinese general (d. 1990)
Dec 9th - Albert Weisbord, American labor organizer (d. 1977)
Dec 12th - Sammy Davis, Sr., American dancer (d. 1988)
Dec 13th - Jonel Perlea, composer
Dec 13th - Norman Foster, Richmond IN, actor (Skyscraper Souls)
Dec 14th - Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer
Dec 15th - Francesco Messina, sculptor
Dec 16th - Victor S Pritchett, literary critic/author (Myth Makers)
Dec 17th - Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslavia, composer/conductor
Dec 17th - Mary Cartwright, English mathematician (d. 1998)
Dec 17th - Katina Paxinou, Greek actress (d. 1973)
Dec 20th - Gabby Harnett, (NL MVP 1935)
Dec 21st - Oda Schaefer, German author/poet (Die Windharfe, Ladies Only)
Dec 21st - Wischnewski, writer
Dec 22nd - Alan Dudley Bush, composer pianist/teacher
Dec 23rd - Otto Soglow, American comics artist (d. 1975)
Dec 24th - Joey Smallwood, Canadian politician, Premier of Newfoundland (d. 1991)
Dec 25th - Barton Maclane, Columbia SC, actor (Gen Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie)
Dec 25th - Gladys Swarthout, Deepwater Missouri, mezzo-soprano (La Gioconda)
Dec 25th - W L "Tich" Cornford, cricketer (Sussex keeper played for England 1930)
Dec 27th - Hans Stuck, German race car driver (d. 1978)
Dec 29th - Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist

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