Jul 14
Today In History

Birthdays In History 1920

1920 Osvaldo Cavandoli Italian cartoonist (d. 2007)

1920 Siegfried Buback German lawyer and politician Attorney General of Germany (d. 1977)

1920 William Colby American intelligence officer 10th Director of Central Intelligence (d. 1996)

1920 Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli Italian pianist and educator (d. 1995)

1920 John Maynard Smith English biologist and geneticist (d. 2004)

1920 Sun Myung Moon Korean religious leader; founder of the Unification Church (d. 2012)

1920 Vincent Gardenia Italian-American actor (d. 1992)

1920 Clive Dunn English actor (d. 2012)

1920 Hakim Said Pakistani scholar and politician 20th Governor of Sindh (d. 1998)

1920 Rosella Hightower American ballerina (d. 2008)

1920 Roberto M. Levingston Argentinian general and politician 36th President of Argentina (d. 2015)

1920 Mick McManus English wrestler (d. 2013)

1920 James Farmer American activist and politician co-founded Congress of Racial Equality (d. 1999)

1920 Jerzy Zubrzycki Polish-Australian sociologist and academic (d. 2009)

1920 Bertus de Harder Dutch footballer and manager (d. 1982)

1920 Bob Davies American basketball player and coach (d. 1990)

1920 Steve Gromek American baseball player (d. 2002)

1920 John O'Connor American cardinal (d. 2000)

1920 Elliott Reid American actor and screenwriter (d. 2013)

1920 Georges Pichard French author and illustrator (d. 2003)

1920 Bernard Dunstan English painter and educator (d. 2017)

1920 DeForest Kelley American actor (d. 1999)

1920 Thorleif Schjelderup Norwegian ski jumper and author (d. 2006)

1920 Errol Barrow first Prime Minister of Barbados (d. 1987)

1920 Irving Kristol American journalist author and academic founded The National Interest (d. 2009)

1920 Alf Ramsey English footballer and coach (d. 1999)

1920 Gottfried Böhm German architect (d. 2021)

1920 Henry Eriksson Swedish runner (d. 2000)

1920 Walter Frederick Morrison American businessman invented the Frisbee (d. 2010)

1920 Jimmy Forrest American saxophonist (d. 1980)

1920 Jerry Maren American actor (d. 2018)

1920 Hans Holzer Austrian-American paranormal researcher and author (d. 2009)

1920 Paul Gayten American R&B pianist songwriter producer and record company executive (d. 1991)

1920 Michael Anderson English director and producer (d. 2018)

1920 Patrick Heron British painter (d. 1999)

1920 Delbert Mann American director and producer (d. 2007)

1920 Stewart Udall American lawyer and politician 37th United States Secretary of the Interior (d. 2010)

1920 Bert Williams English footballer (d. 2014)

1920 George Hardwick English footballer and coach (d. 2004)

1920 John Russell American Olympic equestrian (d. 2020)

1920 Arthur Willis English footballer player-manager (d. 1987)

1920 Russell Arms American actor and singer (d. 2012)

1920 Tony Gaze Australian race car driver and pilot (d. 2013)

1920 Henry Heimlich American physician and author (d. 2016)

1920 Janet Waldo American actress and voice artist (d. 2016)

1920 Oscar Brand Canadian-American singer-songwriter and author (d. 2016)

1920 An Wang Chinese-American engineer and businessman founded Wang Laboratories (d. 1990)

1920 Fred Allen New Zealand rugby player and coach (d. 2012)

1920 Enrico Schiavetti Italian football player (d. 1993)

1920 Alex Comfort English physician and author (d. 2000)

1920 Neva Patterson American actress (d. 2010)

1920 José Manuel Castañón Spanish lawyer and author (d. 2001)

1920 Farouk I King of Egypt (d. 1965)

1920 Daniel F. Galouye American author (d. 1976)

1920 Billy Halop American actor (d. 1976)

1920 Daniel James Jr. American general and pilot (d. 1978)

1920 Boudleaux Bryant American songwriter (d. 1987)

1920 Eileen Farrell American soprano and educator (d. 2002)

1920 Endicott Peabody American soldier lawyer and politician 62nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1997)

1920 Eio Sakata Japanese Go player (d. 2010)

1920 Anna Mae Hays American general (d. 2018)

1920 Ivo Caprino Norwegian director and screenwriter (d. 2001)

1920 Annie Castor American disability and communication disorder advocate (d. 2020)

1920 Curt Swan American illustrator (d. 1996)

1920 Rolande Falcinelli French organist pianist composer and pedagogue (d. 2006)

1920 C. Z. Guest American actress fashion designer and author (d. 2003)

1920 Jaan Kross Estonian author and poet (d. 2007)

1920 George Rose English actor and singer (d. 1988)

1920 Karl Albrecht German businessman co-founded Aldi (d. 2014)

1920 Paul Gérin-Lajoie Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 2018)

1920 Philip Habib American academic and diplomat Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (d. 1992)

1920 Reg Simpson English cricketer (d. 2013)

1920 Jadwiga Piłsudska Polish soldier pilot and architect (d. 2014)

1920 Fyodor Abramov Russian author and critic (d. 1983)

1920 Arthur Franz American actor (d. 2006)

1920 James Mitchell American actor and dancer (d. 2010)

1920 Michèle Morgan French-American actress and singer (d. 2016)

1920 Rolland W. Redlin American lawyer and politician (d. 2011)

1920 Max Bentley Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1984)

1920 Howard Nemerov American poet and academic (d. 1991)

1920 Julius Boros American golfer and accountant (d. 1994)

1920 James Doohan Canadian-American actor and soldier (d. 2005)

1920 Ronald Searle English-French soldier and illustrator (d. 2011)

1920 Jean Lecanuet French politician French Minister of Justice (d. 1993)

1920 Alan MacNaughtan Scottish-English actor (d. 2002)

1920 José Aboulker Algerian surgeon and activist (d. 2009)

1920 Virginia Christine American actress (d. 1996)

1920 Rachel Gurney English actress (d. 2001)

1920 Wang Zengqi Chinese writer (d. 1997)

1920 Franjo Mihalić Croatian-Serbian runner and coach (d. 2015)

1920 Alfred Peet Dutch-American businessman founded Peet's Coffee & Tea (d. 2007)

1920 Nicolaas Bloembergen Dutch-American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2017)

1920 Ralph J. Roberts American businessman co-founded Comcast (d. 2015)

1920 Hank Ketcham American author and cartoonist created Dennis the Menace (d. 2001)

1920 Dorothy Tyler-Odam English high jumper (d. 2014)

1920 E. Donnall Thomas American physician and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)

1920 John Addison English-American soldier and composer (d. 1998)

1920 Sid Fleischman American author and screenwriter (d. 2010)

1920 Traudl Junge German secretary (d. 2002)

1920 Leo McKern Australian-English actor (d. 2002)

1920 Kjell Aukrust Norwegian author poet and painter (d. 2002)

1920 Pamela Harriman English-American diplomat 58th United States Ambassador to France (d. 1997)

1920 Rosemary Timperley English author and screenwriter (d. 1988)

1920 Manolis Chiotis Greek singer-songwriter and bouzouki player (d. 1970)

1920 Éric Rohmer French director film critic journalist novelist and screenwriter (d. 2010)

1920 James Brown American actor and singer (d. 1992)

1920 Werner Klemperer German-American actor (d. 2000)

1920 Lloyd MacPhail Canadian businessman and politician 23rd Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island (d. 1995)

1920 Fanny Waterman English pianist and educator founded the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition (d. 2020)

1920 Katsuko Saruhashi Japanese geochemist (d. 2007)

1920 Ross Martin American actor (d. 1981)

1920 Neal Edward Smith American pilot lawyer and politician (d. 2021)

1920 Tetsuharu Kawakami Japanese baseball player and manager (d. 2013)

1920 Paul Scott English author poet and playwright (d. 1978)

1920 Patrick Troughton English actor (d. 1987)

1920 Usha Mehta Gandhian and freedom fighter of India (d. 2000)

1920 Sergio Livingstone Chilean footballer and journalist (d. 2012)

1920 Colin Rowe English-American architect theorist and academic (d. 1999)

1920 John M. Belk American businessman and politician (d. 2007)

1920 Clarke Fraser American-Canadian geneticist and academic (d. 2014)

1920 Pierre Moinot French author (d. 2007)

1920 Theodore Trautwein American lawyer and judge (d. 2000)

1920 Deborah Cavendish Duchess of Devonshire British aristocrat socialite and author (d. 2014)

1920 Gerald Bouey Canadian lieutenant and civil servant (d. 2004)

1920 Jack Stokes English animator and director (d. 2013)

1920 Jack Webb American actor director producer and screenwriter (d. 1982)

1920 Stan Freeman American composer and conductor (d. 2001)

1920 Yoshibayama Junnosuke Japanese sumo wrestler the 43rd Yokozuna (d. 1977)

1920 Ignatius IV of Antioch Greek patriarch (d. 2012)

1920 Barend Biesheuvel Dutch politician Prime Minister of the Netherlands (d. 2001)

1920 Arthur Hailey English-Canadian soldier and author (d. 2004)

1920 Alfonso Thiele Turkish-Italian race car driver (d. 1986)

1920 John Willem Gran Swedish bishop (d. 2008)

1920 Jack Cover American pilot and physicist invented the Taser gun (d. 2009)

1920 Edmond H. Fischer Swiss-American biochemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2021)

1920 Carmen McRae American singer-songwriter pianist and actress (d. 1994)

1920 Emilio Colombo Italian lawyer and politician 40th Prime Minister of Italy (d. 2013)

1920 William Royer American soldier and politician (d. 2013)

1920 Roberto Calvi Italian banker (d. 1982)

1920 Claude Cheysson French lieutenant and politician French Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 2012)

1920 Liam Cosgrave Irish lawyer and politician 6th Taoiseach of Ireland (d. 2017)

1920 Theodore L. Thomas American chemical engineer Patent attorney and writer (d. 2005)

1920 Ananda Dassanayake Sri Lankan politician (d. 2012)

1920 Prince George Valdemar of Denmark (d. 1986)

1920 John F. Wiley American football player and coach (d. 2013)

1920 Marvin Mandel American lawyer and politician 56th Governor of Maryland (d. 2015)

1920 Julien Ries Belgian cardinal (d. 2013)

1920 Eric Grant Yarrow 3rd Baronet English businessman (d. 2018)

1920 Gino Valenzano Italian race car driver (d. 2011)

1920 Guido Cantelli Italian conductor (d. 1956)

1920 Mark Krasnosel'skii Ukrainian mathematician and academic (d. 1997)

1920 James Robert Mann American colonel lawyer and politician (d. 2010)

1920 Edwin Morgan Scottish poet and translator (d. 2010)

1920 Edward Blishen English author and radio host (d. 1996)

1920 Harold Shapero American composer (d. 2013)

1920 Duncan Hamilton Irish-English race car driver and pilot (d. 1994)

1920 Gerda Lerner Austrian-American historian and woman's history author (d. 2013)

1920 Tom Moore British army officer and fundraiser (d. 2021)

1920 Jean-Marie Auberson Swiss violinist and conductor (d. 2004)

1920 Otto Buchsbaum Austrian-Brazilian journalist and activist (d. 2000)

1920 Vasantrao Deshpande Indian singer and sitar player (d. 1983)

1920 Guinn Smith American pole vaulter soldier and pilot (d. 2004)

1920 Jacob Gilboa Israeli composer (d. 2007)

1920 John Lewis American pianist and composer (d. 2001)

1920 Kamisese Mara Fijian politician 1st Prime Minister of Fiji (d. 2004)

1920 Marguerite Piazza American soprano and actress (d. 2012)

1920 Rendra Karno Indonesian actor (d. 1985)

1920 Saul Bass American graphic designer and director (d. 1996)

1920 Barbara Howard Canadian sprinter and educator (d. 2017)

1920 Tom of Finland Finnish illustrator (d. 1991)

1920 Sloan Wilson American author and poet (d. 2003)

1920 Gordon McClymont Australian ecologist and academic (d. 2000)

1920 Basil Kelly Northern Irish barrister judge and politician (d. 2008)

1920 Bert Weedon English guitarist (d. 2012)

1920 Gareth Morris English flute player (d. 2007)

1920 Michel Audiard French director and screenwriter (d. 1985)

1920 Martine Carol French actress (d. 1967)

1920 Harry Männil Estonian-Venezuelan businessman co-founded ACO Group (d. 2010)

1920 Tina Strobos Dutch psychiatrist known for rescuing Jews during World War II (d. 2012)

1920 John Cruickshank Scottish lieutenant and banker Victoria Cross recipient

1920 Bill Barber American tuba player and educator (d. 2007)

1920 Forrest White American businessman co-founded the Music Man Company (d. 1994)

1920 Thomas Gold Austrian-American astrophysicist and academic (d. 2004)

1920 Helen O'Connell American singer (d. 1993)

1920 Arthur Wint Jamaican runner and diplomat (d. 1992)

1920 Jack Cheetham South African cricketer (d. 1980)

1920 John Harsanyi Hungarian-American economist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2000)

1920 Clifton James American actor (d. 2017)

1920 Franklin J. Schaffner Japanese-American director and producer (d. 1989)

1920 Frank G. Clement American lawyer and politician 41st Governor of Tennessee (d. 1969)

1920 Yolande Donlan American-English actress (d. 2014)

1920 Marcel Reich-Ranicki Polish-German author and critic (d. 2013)

1920 Tex Schramm American businessman (d. 2003)

1920 Johnny Speight English screenwriter and producer (d. 1998)

1920 Marion Motley American football player and coach (d. 1999)

1920 Cornelius Ryan Irish-American journalist and author (d. 1974)

1920 Georges Marchais French mechanic and politician (d. 1997)

1920 Gwen Harwood Australian poet and playwright (d. 1995)

1920 Hazel Scott Trinidadian-American singer actress and pianist (d. 1981)

1920 Keith Seaman Australian lawyer and politician 29th Governor of South Australia (d. 2013)

1920 Dave Berg American soldier and cartoonist (d. 2002)

1920 Peter Jones English actor and screenwriter (d. 2000)

1920 Rolf Huisgen German chemist and academic (d. 2020)

1920 Iosif Vorovich Russian mathematician and engineer (d. 2001)

1920 Keith Andrews American race car driver (d. 1957)

1920 Alla Kazanskaya Russian actress (d. 2008)

1920 Sam Sniderman Canadian businessman founded Sam the Record Man (d. 2012)

1920 Alberto Sordi Italian actor director and screenwriter (d. 2003)

1920 Isabelle Holland Swiss-American author (d. 2002)

1920 Raymond Lemieux Canadian chemist and academic (d. 2002)

1920 José López Portillo Mexican lawyer and politician 31st President of Mexico (d. 2004)

1920 Hemanta Mukherjee Indian singer and music director (d. 1989)

1920 Jacob H. Gilbert American lawyer and politician (d. 1981)

1920 Setsuko Hara Japanese actress (d. 2015)

1920 François Jacob French biologist and geneticist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)

1920 Peter Le Cheminant English air marshal and politician Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey (d. 2018)

1920 Ian Carmichael English actor and singer (d. 2010)

1920 Aster Berkhof Belgian author and academic (d. 2020)

1920 Yves Robert French actor director and screenwriter (d. 2002)

1920 Danny Cedrone American guitarist and bandleader (d. 1954)

1920 Thomas Jefferson American trumpet player (d. 1986)

1920 Hans Gerschwiler Swiss figure skater (d. 2017)

1920 James H. Pomerene American computer scientist and engineer (d. 2008)

1920 Jovito Salonga Filipino lawyer and politician 14th President of the Senate of the Philippines (d. 2016)

1920 Saleh Ajeery Kuwaiti astronomer (d. 2022)

1920 Lassie Lou Ahern American actress (d. 2018)

1920 Jean-Pierre Roy Canadian-American baseball player manager and sportscaster (d. 2014)

1920 Fernando Riera Chilean football player and manager (d. 2010)

1920 Clarissa Eden Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 2021)

1920 César Rodríguez Álvarez Spanish footballer and manager (d. 1995)

1920 Ray Harryhausen American animator and producer (d. 2013)

1920 Nicole Russell Duchess of Bedford (d. 2012)

1920 Eleanor Ross Taylor American poet and educator (d. 2011)

1920 Henri Amouroux French historian and journalist (d. 2007)

1920 Harold Sakata Japanese-American wrestler and actor (d. 1982)

1920 George I. Fujimoto American-Japanese chemist

1920 John Kneubuhl Samoan-American historian screenwriter and playwright (d. 1992)

1920 Eddy Paape Belgian illustrator (d. 2012)

1920 Paul O'Dea American baseball player and manager (d. 1978)

1920 Norm Drucker American basketball player and referee (d. 2015)

1920 Leona Helmsley American businesswoman (d. 2007)

1920 Fritz Wilde German footballer and manager (d. 1977)

1920 Paul Bannai American politician (d. 2019)

1920 Godtfred Kirk Christiansen Danish businessman (d. 1995)

1920 Cyril Grant English footballer (d. 2002)

1920 Zecharia Sitchin Russian-American author (d. 2010)

1920 Shankarrao Chavan Indian lawyer and politician Indian Minister of Finance (d. 2004)

1920 Juan Antonio Samaranch Spanish businessman 7th President of the International Olympic Committee (d. 2010)

1920 Eric Brandon English race car driver and businessman (d. 1982)

1920 Robert Mann American violinist composer and conductor (d. 2018)

1920 Richard Oriani Salvadoran-American metallurgist and engineer (d. 2015)

1920 Elliot Richardson American lieutenant and politician 11th United States Secretary of Defense (d. 1999)

1920 Constant Nieuwenhuys Dutch painter sculptor and illustrator (d. 2005)

1920 Isaac Stern Russian-American violinist and conductor (d. 2001)

1920 Jean Daniel Algerian-French-Jewish journalist and author (d. 2020)

1920 Bella Abzug American lawyer and politician (d. 1998)

1920 Constance Dowling American model and actress (d. 1969)

1920 Bob Waterfield American football player and coach (d. 1983)

1920 Henry D. "Homer" Haynes American comedian and musician (d. 1971)

1920 Andrew V. McLaglen English-American director and producer (d. 2014)

1920 Neville Jeffress Australian businessman (d. 2007)

1920 Walter Schuck German lieutenant and pilot (d. 2015)

1920 James E. Faust American religious leader lawyer and politician (d. 2007)

1920 Raul Renter Estonian economist and chess player (d. 1992)

1920 Louis Pauwels French journalist and author (d. 1997)

1920 Augustus Rowe Canadian physician and politician (d. 2013)

1920 Norman Dewis English test driver and engineer (d. 2019)

1920 Max Fatchen Australian journalist and author (d. 2012)

1920 P. D. James English author (d. 2014)

1920 Charlie Shavers American trumpet player and composer (d. 1971)

1920 Elmar Tampõld Estonian-Canadian architect (d. 2013)

1920 Helen Thomas American journalist and author (d. 2013)

1920 George Tooker American painter and academic (d. 2011)

1920 John Graves American author (d. 2013)

1920 Ella Raines American actress (d. 1988)

1920 Leo Chiosso Italian songwriter and producer (d. 2006)

1920 Jimmy Witherspoon American jump blues singer (d. 1997)

1920 Enzo Biagi Italian journalist and author (d. 2007)

1920 Red Holzman American basketball player and coach (d. 1998)

1920 Mike Douglas American singer and talk show host (d. 2006)

1920 Chuck Rayner Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2002)

1920 Charles Gibson American ethnohistorian (d. 1985)

1920 Percy Mayfield American R&B singer-songwriter (d. 1984)

1920 Neville Brand American actor (d. 1992)

1920 Judy Cassab Austrian-Australian painter (d. 2008)

1920 Charles Bukowski German-American poet novelist and short story writer (d. 1994)

1920 Lida Moser American photographer and author (d. 2014)

1920 Godfrey Evans English cricketer (d. 1999)

1920 Bob Kennedy American baseball player and manager (d. 2005)

1920 Ray Bradbury American science fiction writer and screenwriter (d. 2012)

1920 Denton Cooley American surgeon and scientist (d. 2016)

1920 Alex Colville Canadian painter and academic (d. 2013)

1920 Brant Parker American illustrator (d. 2007)

1920 Prem Tinsulanonda Thai general and politician 16th Prime Minister of Thailand (d. 2019)

1920 Baptiste Manzini American football player (d. 2008)

1920 James Molyneaux Baron Molyneaux of Killead Northern Irish soldier and politician (d. 2015)

1920 Charlie Parker American saxophonist and composer (d. 1955)

1920 Herb Simpson American baseball player (d. 2015)

1920 Otis Boykin American inventor and engineer (d. 1982)

1920 Arnold Green Estonian soldier and politician (d. 2011)

1920 Liz Carpenter American journalist author and activist (d. 2010)

1920 Eduardo J. Corso Uruguayan lawyer and journalist (d. 2012)

1920 Richard Farnsworth American actor and stuntman (d. 2000)

1920 Tereska Torrès French soldier and author (d. 2012)

1920 Clemar Bucci Argentinian race car driver (d. 2011)

1920 Craig Claiborne American journalist author and critic (d. 2000)

1920 Konstantin Kalser German-American film producer and advertising executive (d. 1994)

1920 Peter Racine Fricker English-American composer and educator (d. 1990)

1920 Fons Rademakers Dutch-Swiss actor director producer and screenwriter (d. 2007)

1920 Elvira Pagã Brazilian actress singer and author (d. 2003)

1920 Harri Webb Welsh journalist and poet (d. 1994)

1920 Neil Chotem Canadian pianist composer and conductor (d. 2008)

1920 Feng Kang Chinese mathematician and physicist (d. 1993)

1920 Robert Wood Johnson III American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1970)

1920 Fabio Taglioni Italian engineer (d. 2001)

1920 Irene Dailey American actress (d. 2008)

1920 Else Holmelund Minarik Danish-American journalist and author (d. 2012)

1920 Mario Benedetti Uruguayan journalist and author (d. 2009)

1920 Lawrence Klein American economist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)

1920 Alberto Calderón Argentinian-American mathematician and academic (d. 1998)

1920 Kym Bonython Australian race car driver drummer and radio host (d. 2011)

1920 Staryl C. Austin American air force general (d. 2015)

1920 Sheila Quinn English nurse and educator (d. 2016)

1920 Art Sansom American cartoonist (d. 1991)

1920 Dinah Sheridan English actress (d. 2012)

1920 Jack Warden American actor (d. 2006)

1920 Roger Angell American journalist author and editor (d. 2022)

1920 Jay Ward American animator producer and screenwriter founded Jay Ward Productions (d. 1989)

1920 Kenneth McAlpine British race car driver

1920 Eric Baker English activist co-founded Amnesty International (d. 1976)

1920 Anders Lassen Danish-English soldier Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1945)

1920 Bob Lemon American baseball player and manager (d. 2000)

1920 William H. Riker American political scientist and academic (d. 1993)

1920 Mickey Rooney American actor singer director and producer (d. 2014)

1920 Richard Bong American soldier and pilot Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1945)

1920 Jan Carew Guyanese-American author poet and playwright (d. 2012)

1920 Ovadia Yosef Iraqi-Israeli rabbi and scholar (d. 2013)

1920 Sergei Bondarchuk Ukrainian-Russian actor director and screenwriter (d. 1994)

1920 Satish Dhawan Indian engineer (d. 2002)

1920 Peter D. Mitchell English biochemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1992)

1920 David Herbert Donald American historian and author (d. 2009)

1920 Walter Matthau American actor (d. 2000)

1920 John Donaldson Baron Donaldson of Lymington English lawyer and judge (d. 2005)

1920 Georg Leber German soldier and politician German Federal Minister of Defence (d. 2012)

1920 Jack Rowley English footballer and manager (d. 1998)

1920 Frank Herbert American journalist photographer and author (d. 1986)

1920 Jens Bjørneboe Norwegian author and educator (d. 1976)

1920 Yusef Lateef American saxophonist composer and educator (d. 2013)

1920 Jason Wingreen American actor and screenwriter (d. 2015)

1920 Gail Halvorsen American air force pilot known as the "Berlin Candy Bomber." (d. 2022)

1920 Christopher Soames English politician and diplomat Governor of Southern Rhodesia (d. 1987)

1920 Laraine Day American actress (d. 2007)

1920 Chris Economaki American sportscaster and actor (d. 2012)

1920 Patricia Jessel Hong Kong-English actress (d. 1968)

1920 Peter Koch American industrial engineer and wood scientist (d. 1998)

1920 Henri Verneuil Turkish-French director producer and screenwriter (d. 2002)

1920 Paddy Finucane Irish fighter pilot and flying ace (d. 1942)

1920 Montgomery Clift American actor (d. 1966)

1920 Miguel Delibes Spanish journalist and author (d. 2010)

1920 Zully Moreno Argentine actress (d. 1999)

1920 Melina Mercouri Greek actress singer and politician 9th Greek Minister of Culture (d. 1994)

1920 LaWanda Page American actress (d. 2002)

1920 Harry Alan Towers English-Canadian screenwriter and producer (d. 2009)

1920 Pandurang Shastri Athavale Indian activist philosopher and spiritual leader (d. 2003)

1920 Peter Aduja Filipino American Hawaii Legislature representative (d. 2007)

1920 Nick Cardy American illustrator (d. 2013)

1920 Fanny de Sivers Estonian-French linguist and academic (d. 2011)

1920 Siddhartha Shankar Ray Indian lawyer and politician Chief Minister of West Bengal (d. 2010)

1920 Janet Jagan 6th President of Guyana (d. 2009)

1920 Timothy Leary American psychologist and author (d. 1996)

1920 Ted Fujita Japanese-American meteorologist and academic (d. 1998)

1920 Bob Montana American illustrator (d. 1975)

1920 Gianni Rodari Italian writer (d. 1980)

1920 Vern Stephens American baseball player (d. 1968)

1920 Marcel-Paul Schützenberger French mathematician and academic (d. 1996)

1920 Steve Conway British singer (d. 1952)

1920 Sarah Lee Lippincott American astronomer and academic (d. 2019)

1920 Nanette Fabray American actress singer and dancer (d. 2018)

1920 K. R. Narayanan Indian lawyer and politician 10th President of India (d. 2005)

1920 Baruj Benacerraf Venezuelan-American physician and immunologist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2011)

1920 Václav Neumann Czech violinist and conductor (d. 1995)

1920 Christy Ring Irish sportsman (d. 1979)

1920 Dick Francis Welsh-Caymanian jockey and author (d. 2010)

1920 Joseph Gelineau French priest and composer (d. 2008)

1920 Helmut Newton German-Australian photographer (d. 2004)

1920 Fritz Walter German footballer (d. 2002)

1920 James J. Kilpatrick American journalist and author (d. 2010)

1920 Ted Lowe English sportscaster (d. 2011)

1920 Bill Mazer Ukrainian-American journalist and sportscaster (d. 2013)

1920 Oodgeroo Noonuccal Australian poet educator and activist (d. 1993)

1920 Tommy Godwin American-English cyclist and coach (d. 2012)

1920 Douglass North American economist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2015)

1920 Max Kampelman American lawyer and diplomat (d. 2013)

1920 Elaine Morgan Welsh writer aquatic ape hypothesis (d. 2013)

1920 Sitara Devi Indian actress dancer and choreographer (d. 2014)

1920 Esther Rolle American actress (d. 1998)

1920 Eugênio Sales Brazilian cardinal (d. 2012)

1920 Philip G. Hodge American engineer and academic (d. 2014)

1920 Ina Clough English actress (d. 2003)

1920 Rafael del Pino Spanish businessman founded the Ferrovial Company (d. 2008)

1920 Roy Jenkins British politician President of the European Commission (d. 2003)

1920 Walter Krupinski German captain and pilot (d. 2000)

1920 Richard Quine American actor director and screenwriter (d. 1989)

1920 Guillermina Bravo Mexican dancer choreographer and director (d. 2013)

1920 Jack Elam American actor (d. 2003)

1920 Mary Greyeyes the first First Nations woman to join the Canadian Armed Forces (d. 2011)

1920 Vasilis Diamantopoulos Greek actor director and screenwriter (d. 1999)

1920 Camillo Felgen Luxembourgian singer-songwriter (d. 2005)

1920 Gemini Ganesan Indian actor and director (d. 2002)

1920 Mustafa Khalil Egyptian lawyer and politician 77th Prime Minister of Egypt (d. 2008)

1920 Robert Fryer American playwright and producer (d. 2000)

1920 Ron Suart English football player and manager (d. 2015)

1920 Douglas Dick American actor and psychologist (d. 2015)

1920 Ralph Meeker American actor (d. 1988)

1920 Baidyanath Misra Indian economist (d. 2019)

1920 Anne Crawford Israeli-English actress (d. 1956)

1920 Paul Celan Romanian-French poet and translator (d. 1970)

1920 Shelagh Fraser English actress (d. 2000)

1920 Ricardo Montalbán Mexican-American actor singer and director (d. 2009)

1920 Noel Neill American actress (d. 2016)

1920 Daniel Petrie Canadian-American director and producer (d. 2004)

1920 Abe Lenstra Dutch footballer (d. 1985)

1920 Buster Merryfield English actor (d. 1999)

1920 Cal Worthington Automobile dealer and television personality (d. 2013)

1920 Yegor Ligachyov Russian engineer and politician (d. 2021)

1920 Joseph Shivers American chemist and academic developed spandex (d. 2014)

1920 Virginia Mayo American actress (d. 2005)

1920 Peter Baptist Tadamaro Ishigami Japanese priest 1st Bishop of Naha (d. 2014)

1920 Nadir Afonso Portuguese painter and architect (d. 2013)

1920 Michael Bates English actor (d. 1978)

1920 Jeanne Manford American educator and activist co-founded PFLAG (d. 2013)

1920 Dave Brubeck American pianist and composer (d. 2012)

1920 Peter Dimmock English sportscaster and producer (d. 2015)

1920 George Porter English chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002)

1920 Tatamkhulu Afrika South African poet and author (d. 2002)

1920 Fiorenzo Magni Italian cyclist (d. 2012)

1920 Walter Nowotny Austrian-German soldier and pilot (d. 1944)

1920 McDonald Bailey Trinidadian-English sprinter and rugby player (d. 2013)

1920 Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Italian economist and politician 10th President of Italy (d. 2016)

1920 Bruno Ruffo Italian motorcycle racer and race car driver (d. 2007)

1920 Clarice Lispector Ukrainian-Brazilian journalist and author (d. 1977)

1920 Reginald Rose American screenwriter and producer (d. 2002)

1920 Mary Ivy Burks American environmental activist (d. 2007)

1920 Denis Jenkinson English motorcycle racer and journalist (d. 1996)

1920 Josef Doležal Czech race walker (d. 1999)

1920 Clark Terry American trumpet player composer and educator (d. 2015)

1920 Gamal al-Banna Egyptian author and scholar (d. 2013)

1920 Kurt Schaffenberger German-American sergeant and illustrator (d. 2002)

1920 Frederick Rotimi Williams Nigerian lawyer and politician (d. 2005)

1920 Kenneth E. Iverson Canadian computer scientist developed the APL programming language (d. 2004)

1920 Robert Leckie American soldier and author (d. 2001)

1920 Little Jimmy Dickens American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2015)

1920 David Susskind American talk show host and producer (d. 1987)

1920 Väinö Linna Finnish author (d. 1992)

1920 Alicia Alonso Cuban ballerina and choreographer founded the Cuban National Ballet (d. 2019)

1920 Adele Goldstine American computer programmer (d. 1964)

1920 Franco Lucentini Italian author and screenwriter (d. 2002)

1920 Yevgeniya Rudneva Ukrainian-Russian lieutenant and navigator (d. 1944)

1920 Bruce Hobbs American jockey and trainer (d. 2005)

1920 Tufty Mann South African cricketer (d. 1952)

1920 Bruce McCarty American architect designed the Knoxville City-County Building (d. 2013)

1920 Steve Van Buren Honduran-American football player (d. 2012)

1920 Al Wistert American football player and coach (d. 2016)

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1920 Rex Allen American actor and singer-songwriter (d. 1999)

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