Birthdays in History in August 1914

  • Aug 2 Ismond Rosen, psychoanalyst/artist
  • Aug 3 Rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter
  • Aug 4 Rik Slabbinck, Flemish painter
  • Aug 6 Susan Cowdy, ornithologist
  • Aug 8 Arthur Holt, politician
  • Aug 8 Unity Mitford, English fascist sympathizer and one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 1948)
  • Aug 9 Gordon Cullen, English architect (Townscape), born in Calverley (d. 1994)
  • Aug 9 Tove Jansson, Finnish author (Moomins) (d. 2001)
  • Aug 11 José Silva, American parapsychologist (d. 1999)
  • Aug 12 [Hendrik] Jan Bakker, Dutch resistance fighter/journalist (Parool)
  • Aug 12 Gerd Buchdahl, German philosopher (d. 2001)
  • Aug 14 Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937)
  • Aug 15 Peter Nicholson Gunn, writer
  • Aug 17 Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr, son of FDR/(Rep-D-NY, 1949-55)
  • Aug 21 Dallas Pratt, collector
  • Aug 26 Julio Cortázar, Argentine writer (d. 1984)
  • Aug 27 Catherine Marshall, editor/writer
  • Aug 30 Rafael Jose Luis Fernandez de la Calzada y Ferrer, restaurateur