Birthdays in History in August 1955

  • Aug 2 Caleb Carr, American novelist and military historian
  • Aug 4 Andrew M Allen, Captain USMC/astronaut (STS 46, 62, 75), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 4 Charles D "Sam" Gemar, Yankton SD, army/astronaut (STS 38, 48, 62)
  • Aug 4 Alberto Gonzales, American U.S. Attorney General
  • Aug 7 Vladimir Sorokin, Russian writer
  • Aug 7 Greg Nickels, mayor of Seattle
  • Aug 9 John E. Sweeney, American politician
  • Aug 11 Sylvia Hermon, British politician
  • Aug 11 Marc Bureau, French Canadian politician
  • Aug 12 Ann M. Martin, American author
  • Aug 17 Richard Hilton, American heir
  • Aug 18 Taher ElGamal, Egyptian scientist
  • Aug 22 Will Shetterly, American writer (Dogland), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Aug 24 Mike Huckabee, US politician (Governor of Arkansas (R) 1996-2007), Presidential candidate, born in Hope Arkansas
  • Aug 27 Robert Richardson, American cinematographer