Birthdays in History in August 1894

  • Aug 2 Hal Mohr [Harold Leon Mohr], American Cinematographer and husband of Evelyn Venable (Captain Blood), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1974)
  • Aug 3 John H van Maarseveen, Dutch minister of Justice/Internal minister
  • Aug 10 V.V. [Varahagiri Venkata] Giri, Fourth President of India (1969-74), born in Berhampur, British India (d. 1980)
  • Aug 16 George Meany, labor leader (headed AFL-CIO), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • Aug 17 Erik A Blomberg, Swedish art historian/poet/author (Jorden)
  • Aug 17 Johan Polet, Dutch sculptor
  • Aug 22 Ivan Isakov [Hovhannes Ter-Isahakyan], Russian-Armenian military commander (Commander in Chief of the Soviet Navy during World War II), born in Hadjikend, Russian Empire (d. 1967)
  • Aug 23 James La Guma, South African political activist and trade unionist, born in Cape Town (d. 1961)
  • Aug 28 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter and sculptor (Iron Tower) (d. 1986)
  • Aug 29 E. Franklin Frazier, American sociologist and author (The Negro Family in the United States), born in Baltimore (d. 1962)
  • Aug 31 Albert Facey, Australian writer (A Fortunate Life), born in Maidstone, Victoria, Australia (d. 1982)