Famous People Born in August 1903

  • Aug 1 Paul George Vincent O'Shaughnessy Horgan, novelist
  • Aug 4 Helen Kane, [Schroeder], actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), born in The Bronx, New York

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Aug 7 Louis Leakey, British anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal), born in Kabete, Kenya (d. 1972)

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  • Aug 7 Saburo Moroi, composer
  • Aug 8 August Cool, Belgian union leader/minister of state
  • Aug 9 Tom Tyler, [Vincent Markowsky], Port Henry NY, actor (Mummy's Hand)
  • Aug 11 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist
  • Aug 12 Frances Clode, CEO (WRVS)
  • Aug 13 Wilton Graff, actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 14 John Ringling North, circus director (Ringling Bros)
  • Aug 14 Millard Mitchell, actor (12 O'Clock High, Gunfighter), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Aug 14 Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)
  • Aug 17 Abram Chasins, composer
  • Aug 18 Ake Olof Sebastian Udden, composer
  • Aug 18 Lucienne Boyer, French singer (d. 1983)
  • Aug 19 Claude Dauphin, Corbell France, actor (April in Paris, Deported)
  • Aug 19 James Gould Cozzens, US, novelist (1949 Pulitzer-Guard of Honor)
  • Aug 19 Muriel Kirkland, Yonkers NY, actress (Fast Workers, Hold Your Man)
  • Aug 21 Yannis Constantinidis, composer
  • Aug 22 René Wellek, writer (Concepts of Criticism), Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 23 Mauritius van Haegendoren, Flemish historian/senator
  • Aug 23 William Primrose, violist (Method for Violin & Viola), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Aug 24 Karl Hanke, Nazi official (d. 1945)
  • Aug 25 Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian/US psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment)
  • Aug 25 Arpad Elo, American chess writer (d. 1992)
  • Aug 26 Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer
  • Aug 27 Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles)
  • Aug 28 Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer
  • Aug 29 Ernst Kreuder, German writer (The Attic Pretenders), born in Zeitz (d. 1972)
  • Aug 29 Olive Ann Beech, aircraft industry executive
  • Aug 31 Arthur Godfrey, American radio/TV host (Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scout), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 31 Vladimir Jankélévitch, French philosopher (d. 1985)