Famous People Born in August 1869

  • Aug 9 Randle Ayrton, Chester England, actor (Manxman)
  • Aug 10 Lawrence Binyon, poet (Symbolic Wounds), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 14 Edvard Armas Jornefelt, Vyborg Finland, composer (Berceuse)
  • Aug 23 Edgar Lee Masters, poet/novelist (Spoon River Anthology)
  • Aug 23 James (Sunny Jim) Rolph, SF mayor (1912-31), MUNI backer
  • Aug 27 Karl Haushofer, soldier/geographer
  • Aug 31 Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93) and Scottish rugby union player, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1919)