Birthdays in History in August 1907

  • Aug 2 Mary Hamman, American writer (d. 1984)
  • Aug 3 Ernesto Geisel, politician
  • Aug 7 Albert Kotin, American abstract painter (d. 1980)
  • Aug 9 Berta Waterstradt, writer
  • Aug 12 James Herbert Lloyd Morrell, bishop
  • Aug 13 Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer
  • Aug 13 Sir Basil Spence, Scottish architect (d. 1976)
  • Aug 15 Paul Vincze, medallist
  • Aug 17 Roger Peyrefitte, French writer (Special Friendships), born in Castres, Tarn (d. 2000)
  • Aug 19 Thruston B. Morton, American republican politician (Sen-Ky, 1957-69), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1982)
  • Aug 20 Stanley Devon, photographer
  • Aug 21 Miguel Torga, [Adolfo Correia da Rocha], Portuguese author
  • Aug 21 Roy K Marshall, Glen Carbon Ill, TV scientist (Nature of Things)
  • Aug 22 Colin Buchanan, town planner
  • Aug 22 Cyril Astley Clarke, British geneticist
  • Aug 25 Desmond Flower, publisher
  • Aug 29 Joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird)
  • Aug 30 John Mauchly, American physicist who with J. Presper Eckert, designed the first general purpose electronic digital computer (ENIAC), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Aug 31 August F Hawkins, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- )

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Aug 31 Ramon Magsaysay, 7th President of the Philippines (US Legion of Merit-1952), born in Iba, Zambales, Philippines (d. 1957)

7th President of the Philippines Ramon Magsaysay
7th President of the Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay
  • Aug 31 Augustus F. Hawkins, American politician and civil rights lawmaker (d. 2007)
  • Aug 31 William Shawn, American editor (d. 1992)
  • Aug 31 Altiero Spinelli, Italian citizen and advocate of European federalism (d. 1986)