Famous People Born in August 1881

  • Aug 1 Emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer
  • Aug 2 Ethel Mary Dell, English author (Storm Drift)
  • Aug 2 Stanislaw Kazuro, composer

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Aug 5 Hugh S. Johnson, American head of the National Recovery Administration and member of FDR's Brain Trust, born in Fort Scott, Kansas (d. 1942)

Member of FDR's Brain Trust Hugh S. Johnson
Member of FDR's Brain Trust
Hugh S. Johnson

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Aug 6 Alexander Fleming, bacteriologist (penicillin; Nobel 1954), born in London, England (d. 1955)

  • Aug 6 Leo Carrillo, actor (American Empire, Cisco Kid), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 6 Louella Parsons, American gossip columnist (d. 1972)
  • Aug 8 Paul L E von Kleist, German general-fieldmarshal (Eastern Front)
  • Aug 10 Albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder
  • Aug 12 Vaclav Vackar, composer

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Aug 12 Cecil B. DeMille, American filmmaker (The Ten Commandments), born in Ashfield, Massachusetts (d. 1959)

Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille
Filmmaker and Director
Cecil B. DeMille
  • Aug 13 Jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author
  • Aug 14 Francis Ford, American actor (d. 1953)
  • Aug 15 Alfred Wagenknecht, German-born American activist (d. 1956)
  • Aug 18 Hermann Karl Josef Zilcher, composer
  • Aug 19 Georges Enesco, [or Enescu], Romania, composer (Romanian Dances)
  • Aug 20 Edgar Albert Guest, poet/newspaperman, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 23 Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • Aug 28 Arne Eggen, Norwegian composer, born in Trondheim (d. 1955)
  • Aug 29 Edvin Kallstenius, composer
  • Aug 29 Valery Nicolas Larbaud, France, novelist/translator (Enfantines)