Famous People Born in August 1874

  • Aug 3 Eugene Baie, Belgian author (Sub rosa et sub umbra)
  • Aug 6 Charles Fort, American writer and researcher (d. 1932)

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Aug 10 Herbert Hoover, 31st US President (R: 1929-1933), born in West Branch, Iowa (d. 1964)

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
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  • Aug 10 James (Tod) Sloan, jockey, created monkey crouch riding style
  • Aug 10 Bill Johnson, American musician (d. 1972)
  • Aug 14 Mustafa Kamil Pasha, Cairo Egypt, Egyptian lawyer, journalist, and nationalist activist
  • Aug 15 Joseph Klausner, Polish/Israeli new testament expert
  • Aug 21 Herman A van Karnebeek, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs (1918-27)
  • Aug 22 Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer
  • Aug 22 Max Scheler, German philosopher (Vom Umsturz der Werte)
  • Aug 26 Zona Gale, American novelist (d. 1938)
  • Aug 27 Karl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, Nobel 1931)
  • Aug 31 Edward Thorndike, Williamsburg, Massachusetts, USA, American psychologist (father of modern educational psychology)