Birthdays in History in August 1905

  • Aug 3 Maggie Kuhn, activist/co-founder (Gray Panthers)
  • Aug 4 Michael Scott Montague Fordham, Jungian analyst/educator
  • Aug 8 Wachtang Ananjan, writer
  • Aug 9 Elizabeth Lane, 1st female British supreme court justice
  • Aug 10 Bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge
  • Aug 10 Richard F Kahn, baron of Hampstead/British economist
  • Aug 11 Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (d. 2002)
  • Aug 14 Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier
  • Aug 17 John Hay Whitney, publisher (NY Herald Trib 1961-67)
  • Aug 19 Fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)
  • Aug 20 Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet (d. 1973)
  • Aug 24 Siaka Stevens, President of Sierra Leone (d. 1988)
  • Aug 25 Faustina Kowalska, Polish mystic (d. 1938)
  • Aug 27 Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue)
  • Aug 29 Martinus A Jansen, Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70)
  • Aug 31 Dore Schary, producer/writer/director (Act 1, Boys Town, Big City)
  • Aug 31 Sal Tas, Dutch journalist & CIA agent (Het Parool) [or 1897]