Birthdays in History in August 1951

  • Aug 1 David Jasper, British theologian (University of Glasgow)
  • Aug 2 Per Westerberg, Swedish politician
  • Aug 4 Lane Evans, (Rep-D-IL, 1983- )
  • Aug 8 Randy Shilts, American journalist and author (d. 1994)
  • Aug 11 Donald DeCicco, Brockton Mass, fictional ID of Beldar in Coneheads
  • Aug 12 Charles E Brady Jr, Pinehurst NC, Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 78)
  • Aug 12 Willie Horton, American murderer and rapist
  • Aug 15 Daba Diawara, Malian politician
  • Aug 16 Richard Hunt, American puppeteer (d. 1992)
  • Aug 20 Greg[ory Dale] Bear, US, sci-fi author (2 Hugos, Eon, Eternity)
  • Aug 20 Svetlana Oktyabrevna Omelchenko, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Aug 21 Eric Goles, Chilean mathematician and computer scientist
  • Aug 21 Margo Kane, Canadian playwright.
  • Aug 22 Chandra Prakash Mainali, Nepalese politician
  • Aug 23 Queen Noor of Jordan [Lisa Najeeb Halaby], American born wife of King Hussein, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 23 Akhmad Kadyrov, President of Chechnya (d. 2004)
  • Aug 24 Orson Scott Card, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Ender's War)
  • Aug 24 Oscar Hijuelos, American author, (d. 2013)
  • Aug 26 Robert G Torricelli, (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1983- )