Birthdays in History in August 1931

  • Aug 1 Lucien E Blackwell, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)
  • Aug 1 Monty Losowsky, prof of medicine (St James University England)
  • Aug 2 Pierre DuMaine, Catholic bishop
  • Aug 7 Charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author
  • Aug 9 Mark Weinberg, South African/British fiancier/multi-millionaire
  • Aug 12 William Goldman, author
  • Aug 13 Roy Evans, general sect (British Iron & Steel Trade Confederation)
  • Aug 14 Frederic Raphael, writer (After the War, California Time)
  • Aug 14 Marylyn Roberts, librarian/founding member (WIC)
  • Aug 15 Richard F. Heck, American chemist who discovered the Heck Reaction (Nobel Prize 2010), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • Aug 16 Forrest E. Mars Jr., Candy Manufacturer (Mars), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Aug 18 Henricus AFMO "Hans" van Mierlo, Dutch minister of Defense (D66)
  • Aug 18 Bramwell Tillsley, Canadian Salvation Army general
  • Aug 20 Bernhard "Bernd" Becher, photographer (industrialist builder 19th/20th)
  • Aug 23 Richard Vincent, British chief of Defense
  • Aug 25 Regis Philbin, American talk & game show host (Joey Bishop Show, Live with Regis & Kathie Lee), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 26 Gordon Greig, journalist
  • Aug 26 Guy Vander Jagt, (Rep-R-MI, 1966- )
  • Aug 27 Sri Chinmoy, Indian guru (d. 2007)
  • Aug 28 Tito Capobianco, Argentinian stage impresario
  • Aug 29 Lise Payette, Quebec politician, writer and columnist
  • Aug 30 Carrie Saxon Perry, 1st African American mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT)
  • Aug 30 John Leonard Swigert Jr, astronaut (Apollo 13), born in Denver, Colorado