Famous People Born on August 1, 1889

About Aug 1, 1889

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Many Years Ago? 129 years

Star Sign: Leo

Famous Birthdays

  • John Friend Mahoney, American physician who pioneered the treatment of syphilis with penicillin, born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (d. 1957)
  • Walther Gerlach, German physicist who, with Otto Stern, co-discovered spin quantization in a magnetic field (Stern–Gerlach effect), born in Biebrich, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany (d. 1979)