Famous People Born in August 1887

  • Aug 2 Tommy Ward, Former South African cricketer (d. 1936)
  • Aug 3 Rupert Brooke, British WW I poet (1914)
  • Aug 5 Reginald Owen, Wheathampstead England, actor (Dr Watson-Sherlock Holmes)
  • Aug 6 Dudley Benjafield, British racing driver (d. 1957)
  • Aug 7 Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician
  • Aug 7 Luckey Roberts, composer
  • Aug 8 Esme Percy, actor (Old Spanish Custom), born in London, England
  • Aug 8 J C Heldring, Dutch businessman
  • Aug 8 Malcolm Keen, Bristol England, actor (Uncle Chris-Mama)
  • Aug 8 Ullrich Haupt, Prussia, actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion)
  • Aug 9 Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Swammerdam)

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Aug 12 Erwin Schrodinger, Austrian physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate (wave mechanics), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1961)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger
  • Aug 13 Julius Freed, American inventor and banker (d. 1952)
  • Aug 14 Marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (Falscher Start), born in Riga, Russian Empire (d. 1937)
  • Aug 17 Charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18)
  • Aug 17 Marcus Garvey, began back-to-Africa movement among US African Americans
  • Aug 18 Nico J. Polak, Dutch economist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1948)
  • Aug 23 Jo Sternheim, Dutch actor and playwright (Fatherland), born in Amsterdam (d. 1956)
  • Aug 24 Harry Hooper, American baseball player, born in Bell Station, California (d. 1974)
  • Aug 25 Olav Fartein Valen, Norwegian composer, born in Stavanger, Norway (d. 1952)
  • Aug 26 Luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer
  • Aug 28 Daniel Zamudio, composer
  • Aug 30 Adam Kuckhoff, German writer and resistance fighter (d. 1943)
  • Aug 31 Friedrich A Paneth, Austrian-British chemist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1958)