Famous People Born in August 1851

  • Aug 3 Isabella Caroline Somerset, British philanthropist, temperance leader and campaigner for women's rights, born in London (d. 1921)
  • Aug 13 Felix Adler, German-American educator of political and social ethics, born in Alzey, Grand Duchy of Hesse, Germany (d. 1933)
  • Aug 13 John Lincoln Clem, American general and drummer boy (Union Army), born in Newark, Ohio (d. 1937)

Doc HollidayDoc Holliday (1851-1887)

Aug 14 American dentist, gambler, and gunfighter (Gunfight at the O.K. Corral), born in Griffin, Georgia

  • Aug 15 Helena Amelung [Georgette A], Dutch actress (Scapegoat), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1906)
  • Aug 17 Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist and evangelist

Charles E. HiresCharles E. Hires (1851-1937)

Aug 19 American pharmacist, inventor and manufacturer of the Hires Root Beer beverage, born in Elsinboro, Pennsylvania

  • Aug 19 Frans Schollaert, Belgian Catholic Party politician and 19th Prime Minister of Belgium (1908-11), born in Wilsele, Belgium (d. 1917)
  • Aug 24 Tom Kendall, Australian cricket slow bowler (2 Tests, 14 wickets in Australia's 1st 2 Tests, BB 7/55), born in Bedford, England (d. 1924)
  • Aug 25 Alexander, Prince of Orange, heir apparent to the Netherlands, born in Noordeinde Palace, The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1884)