Birthdays in History in August 1937

  • Aug 1 Alfonse M D'Amato, (Sen-R-NY 1981- ), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 2 Ronald Brierley, company chairman
  • Aug 3 Diane Wakoski, Whittier, California, American poet (Motorcycle Betrayal)
  • Aug 4 Jacobus H "Koos" van de Merwe, South African attorney/CP parliament leader
  • Aug 10 Anatoly Sobchak, Russian politician
  • Aug 11 Taki Theodoracopoulos, Greek/British journalist/multi-millionaire
  • Aug 12 Walter Dean Myers, African-American author, born in Martinsburg, West Virginia, (d. 2014)
  • Aug 15 Ronnie G Flippo, (Rep-D-NY, 1977- )
  • Aug 16 Andrew J[efferson V] Offutt, US, sci-fi author (Undying Wizard)
  • Aug 16 David Anderson, Canadian politician
  • Aug 17 Yevgeni Aleksandrovich Illyin, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Aug 20 Corrie E Moret-de Jong, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Aug 21 Robert Stone, American novelist (Dog Soldiers, WUSA), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Aug 22 Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)
  • Aug 24 Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, Nigerian politician (d. 1998)
  • Aug 27 Mark Potter, British court judge
  • Aug 28 12th duke of Argyll, Scottish Campbell-captain/large landowner
  • Aug 29 James J Florio, (Rep-D-NJ, 1975-90/Gov-D-NJ, 1990-94)