Birthdays in History in August 1877

  • Aug 1 Charlotte Hughes, 1990 (oldest person in Great Britain)
  • Aug 1 Jan van den Tempel, Dutch MP (SDAP)
  • Aug 4 Dame Laura Knight, Long Eaton UK, Impressionist artist
  • Aug 5 Tom Thomson, Canadian painter (d. 1917)
  • Aug 6 Wallace H. White, Jr., American politician (d. 1952)
  • Aug 10 Rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance
  • Aug 10 Frank Marshall, American chess player (d. 1944)
  • Aug 11 Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d. 1954)
  • Aug 25 Joshua L Cowen, inventor (electric train)
  • Aug 27 Charles Stewart Rolls, British auto manufacturer (Rolls-Royce Ltd)
  • Aug 27 Lloyd Cassel Douglas, novelist
  • Aug 27 Ernst Wetter, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1963)
  • Aug 29 Alfred DPR Pound, British admiral/1st Sealord (Jutland, WW II)