Birthdays in History in August 1902

  • Aug 1 Hendrik J Kruls, Neth, general/chief military authority (1944-46)
  • Aug 1 Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor
  • Aug 3 Habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87)
  • Aug 3 Regina Jonas, German first woman rabbi (d. 1944)
  • Aug 5 Irene Rice Pereira, Chelsea, Massachusetts, American abstract artist
  • Aug 6 Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [OS]
  • Aug 6 Dutch Schultz, American bootlegger (d. 1935)

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Aug 8 Paul Dirac, English physicist (quantum electrodynamics, Nobel 1933), born in Bristol, England (d. 1984)

Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureat Paul Dirac
Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureat
Paul Dirac
  • Aug 10 Curt Siodmak, German-born author (d. 2000)
  • Aug 10 Arne Tiselius, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)
  • Aug 11 Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
  • Aug 13 Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic
  • Aug 13 Felix Wankel, German inventor (Wankel rotary-piston engine)
  • Aug 13 Lord Sainsbury of Drury Lane, president (J Sansbury Pics)
  • Aug 15 Jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead)
  • Aug 16 Georgette Heyer, English novelist (Friday's Child), born in Wimbledon, London (d. 1975)
  • Aug 18 Adamson-Eric, Estonian painter, born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 1968)
  • Aug 19 Ogden Nash, humorous poet (I'm a Stranger Here Myself), born in Rye, New York
  • Aug 19 Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [NS]
  • Aug 19 J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (d. 1994)
  • Aug 20 Ernest Charles Melvin Patrick Ekundio Marke, club owner
  • Aug 22 Jack Roy Armstrong, English historian (History of Sussex), born in Broadstairs, Kent (d. 1993)
  • Aug 22 Thomas Pelly, American politician, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1973)
  • Aug 24 Fernand Braudel, French historian (Civilization & Capitalism), born in Luméville, France (d. 1985)

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Aug 24 Carlo Gambino, Italian-born American mafioso (Gambino family), born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy (d. 1976)

Gangster Carlo Gambino
Gangster
Carlo Gambino