Famous People Born in August 1900

  • Aug 1 Otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26)
  • Aug 2 Helen Morgan [Riggins], Danville, Illinois, American singer/actress (Applause, Show Boat)
  • Aug 2 Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor/composer
  • Aug 3 Arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
  • Aug 3 Ernie Pyle, England, correspondent during WW II
  • Aug 3 John T Scopes, Tennessee teacher convicted for teaching evolution
  • Aug 4 Arturo Umberto Illia, President of Argentina (1963-66)
  • Aug 4 Douglas L Mays, cartoonist (Punch)

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Aug 4 Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, British consort of King George VI and Queen Mother after his death, born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England (d. 2002)

Consort of George VI Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Consort of George VI
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
  • Aug 5 Bodi Rapp, [Johanna PAC Goetmakers], Dutch mezzo-soprano/teacher
  • Aug 6 Cecil H. Green, American geophysicist (d. 2003)
  • Aug 7 Taylor Caldwell, novelist
  • Aug 8 Josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange
  • Aug 8 Victor Young, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show, In Old California), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 10 Arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924)
  • Aug 11 Alexander Mosolov, composer (Zavod) [NS], born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Aug 11 Charles William Paddock, Texas, American athlete and 100m record breaker (Olympic-2 gold-1920) (d. 1943)
  • Aug 11 Philip Phillips, American archaeologist (d. 1994)
  • Aug 12 Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer
  • Aug 14 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer
  • Aug 15 Estelle Brody, American actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Walter Kinsella, American actor (Martin Kane Private Eye), born in New York City (d. 1975)
  • Aug 17 Quincy Howe, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 18 Walter O'Keefe, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Aug 18 Glenn Albert Black, American archaeologist (d. 1964)

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Aug 18 Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Indian diplomat and politician, born in Allahabad, India (d. 1990)

Indian Politician and Diplomat Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Indian Politician and Diplomat
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
  • Aug 19 Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (d. 1976)
  • Aug 20 Edward J "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147 break
  • Aug 21 Eileen Percy, Belfast Ireland, silent film actress (Let's Go)
  • Aug 22 Elizabeth Bergner, actress (Catherine the Great), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 22 Sergei Ozhegov, Russian lexicographer (d. 1964)
  • Aug 23 Ernst Krenek, composer (Johnny Spielt Auf), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 23 Malvina Reynolds, American folk singer/songwriter (d. 1978)
  • Aug 24 Preston Foster, Ocean City NJ, actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger)
  • Aug 25 Mary Bruce, dance Teacher
  • Aug 26 Hellmuth Walter, German engineer and inventor (d. 1980)
  • Aug 29 Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou)
  • Aug 30 Franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief)
  • Aug 31 Roland Culver, actor (Thunderball, Encore), born in London, England
  • Aug 31 Gino Lucetti, Italian anarchist (d. 1943)