Famous People Born in August 1905

  • Aug 2 Karl Amadeus Hartmann, composer

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Aug 2 Myrna Loy, American actress (Jazz Singer, Thin Man, Vanity Fair), born in Helena, Montana (d. 1993)

Actress Myrna Loy
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Myrna Loy
  • Aug 3 Maggie Kuhn, activist/co-founder (Gray Panthers)
  • Aug 4 Michael Scott Montague Fordham, Jungian analyst/educator
  • Aug 8 Andre Jolivet, composer (L'Eunuque), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 8 Nino Martini, Verona Italy, actor (Here's to Romance)
  • Aug 8 Wachtang Ananjan, writer
  • Aug 9 Elizabeth Lane, 1st female British supreme court justice
  • Aug 9 Leo Genn, actor (Affair in Monte Carlo), born in London, England
  • Aug 10 Bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge
  • Aug 10 Richard F Kahn, baron of Hampstead/British economist
  • Aug 11 Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (d. 2002)
  • Aug 12 Joan [Jacobus J] Remmelts, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Twee Vorstinnen)
  • Aug 14 Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier
  • Aug 17 John Hay Whitney, publisher (NY Herald Trib 1961-67)
  • Aug 18 Peter Paul Kreuder, composer
  • Aug 19 Fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)
  • Aug 19 Jacques de Menasce, composer
  • Aug 20 Duncan Macrae, actor (Casino Royale, Kidnapped), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Aug 20 Jack [Weldon J] Teagarden, US trombonist/actor (Meet Band Leaders)
  • Aug 20 Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet (d. 1973)
  • Aug 21 Isadore I Friz Freleng, animator (Warner Bros cartoons), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Aug 22 Wade Crosby, IA, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood)
  • Aug 23 Leonard Constant Lambert, composer (King Pest), born in London, England
  • Aug 24 Donald Douglas, Scotland, actor (I Love You Again)
  • Aug 24 Arthur Crudup, American singer and guitarist (d. 1974)
  • Aug 24 Siaka Stevens, President of Sierra Leone (d. 1988)
  • Aug 25 Undine Smith Moore, composer
  • Aug 25 Faustina Kowalska, Polish mystic (d. 1938)
  • Aug 27 Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue)
  • Aug 27 Frederick O'Neal, Brooksville Miss, actor (Car 54 Where Are You)
  • Aug 28 Cyril Walters, cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's)
  • Aug 28 Sam Levene, Russia, actor (Demon, Gung Ho, Boomerang)
  • Aug 29 Lan Adomian, Russian-born American composer, born in Moghiler-Podolsk (d. 1979)
  • Aug 29 Martinus A Jansen, Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70)
  • Aug 31 Dore Schary, producer/writer/director (Act 1, Boys Town, Big City)
  • Aug 31 Sal Tas, Dutch journalist & CIA agent (Het Parool) [or 1897]
  • Aug 31 Sanford Meisner, American actor and teacher (d. 1997)