Birthdays in History in August 1932

  • Aug 1 Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990)
  • Aug 3 Mario Montes de Oca, Mexican poet
  • Aug 5 Sister Vince Otto, mental health activist
  • Aug 6 Howard Hodgkin, British abstract painter, born in London (d. 2017)
  • Aug 7 Maurice Rabb, Jr., American ophthalmologist
  • Aug 8 Luis GarcĂ­a Meza Tejada, Bolivian dictator
  • Aug 9 John Gomery, Canadian jurist
  • Aug 11 Angela Rumbold, British politician (C), born in Bristol (d. 2010)
  • Aug 11 Fernando Arrabal, Spanish song/romance writer (Baal Babilonia)
  • Aug 11 Geoffrey Cass, CEO (Cambridge U Press)
  • Aug 11 Eric Varley, British politician and cabinet minister, born in Poolsbrook, Derbyshire (d. 2008)
  • Aug 11 Sam McCluskie, trade unionist
  • Aug 11 Israel Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (d. 2003)
  • Aug 11 John Gorrie, English director
  • Aug 12 Queen Ferekit, of Thailand (Queens Day)
  • Aug 12 Charlie O'Donnell, American game show announcer
  • Aug 14 Dom Philip Jebb, headmaster (Downside School Great Britain)
  • Aug 14 James V Hansen, (Rep-R-Utah, 1981- )
  • Aug 14 Lee Hoffman, American author (d. 2007)
  • Aug 15 Robert L[ull] Forward, US, sci-fi author (Dragon's Egg, Starquake)
  • Aug 16 Jon Lindbergh, 2nd son of aviator Charles Lindbergh

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Aug 17 V.S. Naipaul, British novelist (Middle Passage), born in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago

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  • Aug 18 William R. Bennett, Premier of British Columbia
  • Aug 19 John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire
  • Aug 19 Thomas P. Salmon, 75th Governor of Vermont
  • Aug 20 Vasily Aksyonov, Russian novelist
  • Aug 22 Gerald P Carr, Col USMC/astronaut (Skylab 4), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 22 Theoni Vachliotis aldredge, award winning costume designer
  • Aug 23 Houari Boumedienne, President of Algeria (d. 1978)
  • Aug 24 Robert D. Hales, LDS apostle
  • Aug 25 Anatoli Yakovlevich Kartashov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Aug 26 Joe H Engle, Abilene Ks, Brig Gen USAF/astro (STS T-2, T-4, 2, 51I)
  • Aug 27 Antonia Fraser, biographer (Mary Queen of Scots)
  • Aug 27 Mikhail Nikolayevich Burdayev, Feodosina Krim, Russian cosmonaut
  • Aug 31 Benito Wogatzki, writer
  • Aug 31 Robert [Franklin] Adams, US, sci-fi author (Castaways in Time)