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Famous Birthdays on 21st August

Year Name
1535 Shimazu Yoshihiro Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619)
1567 Francis de Sales Bishop of Geneva and saint (d. 1622)
1597 Roger Twysden English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672)
1660 Hubert Gautier French scientist and civil engineer (d. 1737)
1665 Giacomo F. Maraldi French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729)
1670 James FitzJames French military leader (d. 1734)
1725 Jean-Baptiste Greuze French painter (d. 1805)
1754 William Murdoch Scottish inventor (d. 1839)
1754 Banastre Tarleton British soldier and politician (d. 1833)
1789 Augustin Louis Cauchy French mathematician (d. 1857)
1798 Jules Michelet French historian (d. 1874)
1800 Hiram Walden American politician (d. 1880)
1801 Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer Dutch politician (d. 1876)
1813 Jean Stas Belgian chemist (d. 1891)
1816 Charles Frederic Gerhardt French chemist (d. 1856)
1826 Karl Gegenbaur German anatomist (d. 1903)
1869 William Henry Ogilvie Scottish/Australian poet (d. 1963)
1872 Aubrey Beardsley English illustrator (d. 1898)
1891 Emiliano Mercado del Toro World's oldest living man 2004-2007 (d. 2007)
1892 Charles Vanel French actor and director (d. 1989)
1904 "William ""Count"" Basie" American bandleader (d. 1984)
1906 Friz Freleng American movie animator (d. 1995)
1908 M. M. Kaye British writer (d. 2004)
1909 Nikolay Bogolyubov Russian mathematician (d. 1992)
1912 Toe Blake Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1995)
1915 Raquel Rastenni Danish singer (d. 1998)
1918 Billy Reay Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2004)
1920 Christopher Robin Milne inspiration for the Winnie-the-Pooh stories (d. 1996)
1924 Jack Buck American sports announcer (d. 2002)
1924 Chris Schenkel American sports journalist (d. 2005)
1924 Jack Weston American actor (d. 1996)
1925 Judy Grable American professional wrestler (d. 2008)
1925 Maurice Pialat French actor and director (d. 2003)
1927 Thomas S. Monson 16th president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church)
1928 Art Farmer American trumpet player (d. 1999)
1928 Bud McFadin American football player (d. 2006)
1929 X. J. Kennedy American poet
1929 Marie Severin American comic book artist and colorist
1930 Frank Perry American film director (d. 1995)
1932 Melvin Van Peebles American actor and screenwriter
1933 Janet Baker English mezzo-soprano
1934 Paul Panhuysen Dutch composer‚ visual and sound artist
1934 Sudhakarrao Naik Indian politician( d. 2001)
1936 Wilt Chamberlain American basketball player (d. 1999)
1936 Radish Tordia painter of Figurative Art from Georgia
1937 Robert Stone American novelist
1937 Gustavo Noboa former President of Ecuador
1938 Kenny Rogers American singer and actor
1939 James Burton American guitarist
1939 Clarence Williams III American actor
1939 Festus Mogae president of Botswana
1943 Hugh Wilson American director‚ writer and actor
1944 Jackie DeShannon American singer
1944 Peter Weir Australian film director
1944 Perry Christie former prime minister of the Bahamas
1945 Jerry DaVanon baseball player
1945 Patty McCormack American actress
1945 Basil Poledouris American film score composer (d. 2006)
1949 Loretta Devine American actress
1950 Patrick Juvet Swiss singer
1950 Arthur Bremer American criminal‚ who shot George C Wallace in May 1972.
1951 Eric Goles Chilean mathematician and computer scientist
1951 Char Margolis American medium
1951 Harry Smith American television journalist
1951 Margo Kane Canadian playwright.
1952 Keith Hart Canadian professional wrestler
1952 Glenn Hughes British bassist and vocalist (Finders Keepers/Trapeze/Deep Purple)
1952 Ji?i Paroubek former Czech prime minister
1952 Joe Strummer British musician and singer (The Clash) (d. 2002)
1953 Ivan Stang American writer
1954 Archie Griffin former American football player and only two-time Heisman Trophy winner.
1954 Chip Coffey American psychic‚ medium and television personality.
1956 Kim Cattrall English-born actress
1956 John Tester US Senator from Montana
1959 Jim McMahon American football player
1961 David Morales American disc jockey
1961 Stephen Hillenburg American animator and cartoonist
1961 V. B. Chandrasekhar Indian cricketer
1962 John Korfas Greek basketball player
1962 Jeff Stryker American actor
1963 Richmond Arquette American actor
1964 Trinity Loren American actress and model (d. 1998)
1965 Jim Bullinger American baseball player
1965 Caryn Mower American actress‚ stuntwoman and former professional wrestler
1966 John Wetteland Major League Baseball player
1967 Carrie-Anne Moss Canadian actress
1967 Serj Tankian Armenian-born singer (System of a Down)
1967 Darren Bewick AFL footballer
1969 Josee Chouinard Canadian figure skater
1970 Nathan Jones American professional wrestler
1970 Erik Dekker Dutch cyclist
1971 Liam Howlett British musician (The Prodigy)
1971 Mamadou Diallo Senegalese Soccer player
1971 Robert Harvey Australian Rules Footballer (St Kilda Football Club)
1973 Steve McKenna Canadian ice hockey player
1973 Sergey Brin Co-founder of Google
1973 Nikolay Valuev Russian boxer
1975 Alicia Witt American actress
1975 Simon Katich Australian cricketer
1976 Alex Brooks American ice hockey player
1976 Jeff Cunningham Jamaican American soccer player
1976 Ramn Vazquez Puerto Rican baseball player
1976 Nikos Vertis Greek singer
1978 Peter Buxton English rugby union player
1978 Bhumika Chawla Indian Actress
1978 Reuben Droughns American football player
1978 Lee Gronkiewicz American baseball player
1978 Alan Lee Irish footballer
1978 Jason Marquis American baseball player
1979 Kelis Rogers-Jones American singer
1980 Burney Lamar American race car driver
1980 Paul Menard NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver
1981 Collie Buddz (Colin Harper) Reggae & Dancehall artist
1981 Andreas Glyniadakis Greek basketball player
1981 Jarrod Lyle Australian Golfer
1983 Josh Harrington American professional BMX rider
1983 Chantelle Houghton British TV personality
1983 Brody Jenner American actor
1983 Scott McDonald Australian footballer (Celtic F.C.)
1984 Neil Dexter South African cricketer
1984 Alizee Jacotey French singer
1984 Melissa Schuman American actress
1984 B.J. Upton American baseball player
1985 Melissa M French singer
1985 Kevin Nee American strongman
1986 Usain Bolt Jamaican sprinter
1986 Wout Brama Dutch international footballer (FC Twente)
1987 Kim Kibum a member of Korean boy band Super junior. actor and singer
1988 Louise Setara English singer-songwriter
1988 Paris Bennett American singer and finalist on American Idol (season 5)
1989 Hayden Panettiere American actress‚ model and singer
1989 Judd Trump English snooker player
1990 Bo Burnham American comedic singer-songwriter and Internet Celebrity
1990 Fabian Heimpel German rugby player
1992 Brad Kavanagh English songwriter and actor
1996 Jamia Simone Nash American singer and actress
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