Famous People Born in August 1895

  • Aug 1 Benjamin E Mays, SC, African American educator (Morehouse, Howard University)
  • Aug 2 Matthew Henderson, cricketer (lefty pace bowler in NZ's 1st Test)
  • Aug 3 Marguerite Nichols, American actress (d. 1941)
  • Aug 7 Edward Gill, baseball player
  • Aug 8 Law Pendleton, US, wrestler/actor (Laughing Lady)
  • Aug 9 Fred Badcock, cricketer (swing bowler in NZ's 1st Test matches)
  • Aug 9 Nat Pendleton, Davenport IA, Olympic wrestler/actor (Reckless)
  • Aug 10 Mikhail Zoshchenko, Russian author and satirist, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1958)
  • Aug 10 Hammy Love, Former Australian cricketer (d. 1969)
  • Aug 13 Bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], US comic and actor (Lion in The Wizard of Oz)
  • Aug 13 Robert Burton, actor (Dr Gordon-Kings Row)
  • Aug 14 Jack Gregory, cricketer (Australian all-rounder of post-WWI years)
  • Aug 16 Jacinto Guerrero, composer
  • Aug 16 Lucien Littlefield, San Antonia Tx, actor (Mr Beasley-Blondie)
  • Aug 16 Albert Cohen, Swiss novelist (d. 1981)
  • Aug 16 Liane Haid, Austrian actress (d. 2000)
  • Aug 19 Arnoldt Bronnen, writer
  • Aug 22 Paul White, Bangor Maine, composer (Adante & Rondo for Cello)
  • Aug 22 Paul Comtois, French Canadian politician (d. 1966)
  • Aug 24 Richard Cardinal Cushing, archbishop of Boston (d. 1970)
  • Aug 31 Joseph Moiseyevich Schillinger, composer