Birthdays in History in August 1956

  • Aug 1 Tom Leykis, American radio personality
  • Aug 2 Fulvio Melia, Italian-American physicist/astrophysicist and author
  • Aug 3 Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thai politician
  • Aug 7 Kent V Rominger, Del Norte Colo, US Navy /astronaut (STS 73, 80, 85)
  • Aug 11 Pierre-Louis Lions, French mathematician
  • Aug 15 Gordon Bruks, England, Dr/cosmonaut
  • Aug 23 David A Wolf, MD/astronaut (STS 58, sk: 89/91), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Aug 23 Andreas Floer, German mathematician (d. 1991)
  • Aug 23 Valgerd Svarstad Haugland, Norwegian politician
  • Aug 24 John Culberson, American politician
  • Aug 31 Masashi Tashiro, Japanese television performer