Birthdays in History in August 1867

  • Aug 2 Ernest C Dowson, British poet
  • Aug 2 Frank Alvord Perret, American volcanologist renowned for his research at Vesuvius, Etna, Stromboli and Kilauea, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Aug 3 Stanley Baldwin, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37), born in Bewdley, England (d. 1947)

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
  • Aug 7 Emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist
  • Aug 12 Edith Hamilton, US, writer (Mythology)
  • Aug 13 William A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer (Skotlands Rimur)
  • Aug 14 John Galsworthy, England, author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932)
  • Aug 16 Antonio Nobre, Portuguese poet (Lonely)
  • Aug 22 Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist (d. 1939)
  • Aug 22 Charles Francis Jenkins, American Inventor (altimeter, automobile self-starter, and early television pioneer), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Aug 23 Marcel Schwob, Frans writer/journalist (Le Croisade des Enfants)
  • Aug 25 James W. Gerard, American jurist and diplomat (d. 1951)