Birthdays in History in August 1875

  • Aug 2 Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Russian artist (d. 1957)
  • Aug 8 Artur da Silva Bernardes, President of Brazil (d. 1955)
  • Aug 18 Johan E Elias, historian (Amsterdam)
  • Aug 19 Stjepan Seljan, Croatian explorer (d. 1936)
  • Aug 21 Maurice Lippens, Belgian earl/minister/governor of Congo
  • Aug 23 William Eccles, English radio pioneer (d. 1966)
  • Aug 23 Eugene Lanceray, Russian artist (d. 1946)
  • Aug 26 John Buchan, Scotland, Gov-Gen of Canada/writer (Battle of Somme)
  • Aug 27 Katharine McCormick, American women's rights activist (d. 1967)