Birthdays in History in August 1903

  • Aug 1 Paul George Vincent O'Shaughnessy Horgan, novelist

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Aug 7 Louis Leakey, British anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal), born in Kabete, Kenya (d. 1972)

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  • Aug 8 August Cool, Belgian union leader/minister of state
  • Aug 11 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist
  • Aug 12 Frances Clode, CEO (WRVS)
  • Aug 14 John Ringling North, circus director (Ringling Bros)
  • Aug 14 Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)
  • Aug 19 James Gould Cozzens, American novelist (1949 Pulitzer-Guard of Honor), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1978)
  • Aug 22 René Wellek, writer (Concepts of Criticism), Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 23 Mauritius van Haegendoren, Flemish historian/senator
  • Aug 23 William Primrose, violist (Method for Violin & Viola), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Aug 24 Karl Hanke, Nazi official (d. 1945)
  • Aug 25 Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian/US psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment)
  • Aug 25 Arpad Elo, American chess writer (d. 1992)
  • Aug 27 Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles)
  • Aug 29 Ernst Kreuder, German writer (The Attic Pretenders), born in Zeitz (d. 1972)
  • Aug 29 Olive Ann Beech, aircraft industry executive
  • Aug 31 Vladimir Jankélévitch, French philosopher (d. 1985)