Birthdays in History in August 1881

  • Aug 1 Emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer
  • Aug 2 Ethel Mary Dell, English author (Storm Drift)

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Aug 6 Alexander Fleming, bacteriologist (penicillin; Nobel 1954), born in London, England (d. 1955)

  • Aug 6 Louella Parsons, American gossip columnist (d. 1972)
  • Aug 8 Paul L E von Kleist, German general-fieldmarshal (Eastern Front)
  • Aug 10 Albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder
  • Aug 13 Jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author
  • Aug 15 Alfred Wagenknecht, German-born American activist (d. 1956)
  • Aug 20 Edgar Albert Guest, poet/newspaperman, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 23 Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • Aug 29 Valery Nicolas Larbaud, France, novelist/translator (Enfantines)