Famous People Born in August 1902

  • Aug 1 Hendrik J Kruls, Neth, general/chief military authority (1944-46)
  • Aug 1 Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor
  • Aug 3 Habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87)
  • Aug 3 Judson Laire, American actor/singer (Papa-Mama, Adm Broadway Revue), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 3 Ray Block, France, orchestra leader (Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason)
  • Aug 3 Regina Jonas, German first woman rabbi (d. 1944)
  • Aug 4 Wild Bill Hallahan, American baseball player (d. 1981)
  • Aug 5 Irene Rice Pereira, Chelsea, Massachusetts, American abstract artist
  • Aug 6 Michal Vilec, composer
  • Aug 6 Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [OS]
  • Aug 6 Dutch Schultz, American bootlegger (d. 1935)

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Aug 8 Paul Dirac, English physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1933), born in Bristol, England (d. 1984)

Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureat Paul Dirac
Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureat
Paul Dirac
  • Aug 9 Zino Francescatti, Marseilles France, violinist (NY Phil-1939)
  • Aug 10 Norma Shearer, Canadian actress (d. 1983)
  • Aug 10 Curt Siodmak, German-born author (d. 2000)
  • Aug 10 Arne Tiselius, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)
  • Aug 11 Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
  • Aug 11 Lloyd Nolan, actor (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Peyton Place), born in San Francisco, California
  • Aug 11 Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (d. 1986)
  • Aug 13 Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic
  • Aug 13 Felix Wankel, Germany, inventor (Wankel rotary-piston engine)
  • Aug 13 Lord Sainsbury of Drury Lane, president (J Sansbury Pics)
  • Aug 13 Regis Toomey, actor (Burke's Law, Petticoat Junction), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 15 Jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead)
  • Aug 16 Georgette Heyer, English novelist (Friday's Child)
  • Aug 16 Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski, composer
  • Aug 18 Julius Kalas, composer
  • Aug 18 Adamson-Eric, Estonian painter (d. 1968)
  • Aug 19 Ogden Nash, Rye NY, humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself)
  • Aug 19 Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [NS]
  • Aug 19 J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (d. 1994)
  • Aug 20 Ernest Charles Melvin Patrick Ekundio Marke, club owner
  • Aug 21 Renato Fasano, composer

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Aug 22 Leni Riefenstahl [Helene Bertha Amalie], German film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2003)

Film director Leni Riefenstahl
Film director
Leni Riefenstahl
  • Aug 22 Roy Armstrong, English historian (History of Sussex)
  • Aug 22 Thomas Pelly, American politician (d. 1973)
  • Aug 24 Fernand Braudel, French historian (Civililization & Capitalism)

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Aug 24 Carlo Gambino, Italian-born American mafioso (Gambino family), born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy (d. 1976)

Gangster Carlo Gambino
Gangster
Carlo Gambino
  • Aug 25 Stefan Wolpe, composer (Zeus & Elidco), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Aug 27 Herbert Menges, composer
  • Aug 30 Arnold Maria Walter, composer