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Birthdays in History in August 1943

  • Aug 2 Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Noordwolde, Netherlands
  • Aug 2 Rose Tremain, British novelist and playwright (Restoration), born in London, England
  • Aug 4 Michael J. McCulley, American naval officer, aviator and astronaut (STS-34), born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 4 Milan Máčala, Czech football coach, born in Biskupice, Czech Republic
  • Aug 6 Jon Postel, American computer scientist (d. 1998)
  • Aug 7 Alain Corneau, French director (Choice of Arms), born in Meung-sur-Loire, France (d. 2010)
  • Aug 9 Lorenzo Sanz, Spanish businessman and football executive (president Real Madrid 1995-2000; owner Málaga CF), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2020)
  • Aug 11 Abigail Folger, American heiress and Manson murder victim (d. 1969)

Person of interestPervez Musharraf

Aug 11 Pervez Musharraf, Pakistani general and politician, 10th President of Pakistan (2001-2008), born in Delhi, British India

General and 10th President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf
General and 10th President of Pakistan
Pervez Musharraf
  • Aug 13 Yuri Fedorovich Isaulov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Omsk, Russia
  • Aug 14 Jon Andrew McBride, Capt USN/astronaut (STS 41G), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Aug 14 Keith Hampson, British politician (C), arrested, not charged for sexual assault
  • Aug 15 Eni Faleomavaega, American-Samoan politician (3rd Lieutenant Governor of American Samoa), born in Vailoatai, American Samoa (d. 2017)
  • Aug 22 Alun Michael, British Labour and Co-operative politician, born in Bryngwran, Anglesey
  • Aug 22 Masatoshi Shima, Japanese computer scientist, born in Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • Aug 23 Dale Campbell-Savours, British Labour Party politician
  • Aug 23 Peter Lilley, British Conservative Party politician and Secretary of state for British social security, born in Hayes, Kent, England
  • Aug 23 Nelson DeMille, American action adventure and suspense novels author (Plum Island), born in Jamaica, Queens, New York
  • Aug 24 Pini Zahavi, Israeli football agent, born in Ness Ziona, Israel
  • Aug 27 Bob Kerrey, (Sen-D Nebraska)
  • Aug 28 Surayud Chulanont, 24th Prime Minister of Thailand (2006-08), born in Prachinburi, Thailand
  • Aug 29 Mohamed Amin, Kenyan photojournalist, born in Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya (d. 1996)
  • Aug 31 Leonid Ivashov, Russian general

About August 1943

How Old? 77 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)