Famous People Born in August 1894

  • Aug 1 Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (d. 1927)
  • Aug 3 Harry Heilmann, SF Cal, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Detroit)
  • Aug 3 John H van Maarseveen, Dutch minister of Justice/Internal minister
  • Aug 10 Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Fourth President of India (d. 1980)
  • Aug 11 Wilhelm Grosz, composer
  • Aug 13 Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director
  • Aug 13 Leonid Alexeyevich Polovinkin, composer
  • Aug 16 George Meany, labor leader (headed AFL-CIO), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • Aug 17 Erik A Blomberg, Swedish art historian/poet/author (Jorden)
  • Aug 17 Johan Polet, Dutch sculptor
  • Aug 22 Cecil Kellaway, South African-born American actor (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), born in Cape Town (d. 1973)
  • Aug 23 Gareth Hughes, Llanelly Wales, actor (Midnight Girl)
  • Aug 23 James La Guma, Bloemfontein, South African political activist and trade unionist
  • Aug 24 Jean Rhys, [Ella Williams], Dominica, writer (Voyage in the Dark)
  • Aug 26 Sparky Adams, Baseball player (d. 1989)
  • Aug 27 Charles Meredith, Knoxville Pa, actor (Court of Last Resort)
  • Aug 28 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower)
  • Aug 28 Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor (d. 1981)
  • Aug 29 E Franklin Frazier, sociologist, (d. 1962)
  • Aug 31 Albert Facey, Australian writer (d. 1982)