Happy Birthday to these Leo's who were born on August 1st.

  1. 10 BC - Claudius, Roman Emperor (d. 54)
  2. 126 - Pertinax, Roman Emperor (d. 193)
  3. 1313 - Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)
  4. 1377 - Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)
  5. 1545 - Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)
  6. 1555 - Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)
  7. 1579 - Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)
  8. 1630 - Thomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, English statesman (d. 1673)
  9. 1713 - Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1780)
  10. 1714 - Richard Wilson, Welsh painter (d. 1782)
  11. 1738 - Jacques François Dugommier, French general (d. 1794)
  12. 1744 - Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, French scientist (d. 1829)
  13. 1770 - William Clark, American explorer (d. 1838)
  14. 1779 - Francis Scott Key, American lawyer and lyricist (d. 1843)
  15. 1779 - Lorenz Oken, German naturalist (d. 1851)
  16. 1815 - Richard Henry Dana, Jr., American lawyer, politician, and author (d. 1882)
  17. 1818 - Maria Mitchell, American astronomer (d. 1889)
  18. 1819 - Herman Melville, American writer (d. 1891)
  19. 1843 - Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln; United States Secretary of War (d. 1926)
  20. 1858 - Hans Rott, Austrian composer (d. 1884)
  21. 1885 - George de Hevesy, Hungarian chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1966)
  22. 1881 - Otto Toeplitz, German mathematician (d. 1940)
  23. 1889 - Walter Gerlach, German physicist (d. 1979)
  24. 1891 - Karl Kobelt, Swiss politician (d. 1968)
  25. 1893 - King Alexander I of Greece (d. 1920)
  26. 1894 - Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (d. 1927)
  27. 1910 - James Henry Govier, British artist (d. 1974)
  28. 1910 - Walter Scharf, American composer (d. 2003)
  29. 1912 - Henry Jones, American actor (d. 1999)
  30. 1914 - J. Lee Thompson, British film director (d. 2002)
  31. 1921 - Jack Kramer, American tennis player
  32. 1922 - Pat McDonald, Australian actress (d. 1990)
  33. 1924 - Georges Charpak, Ukrainian-born physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate
  34. 1925 - Ernst Jandl, Austrian writer (d. 2000)
  35. 1927 - Raymond Leppard, English conductor
  36. 1930 - Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist (d. 2002)
  37. 1930 - Lionel Bart, English song-writer (d. 1999)
  38. 1930 - Julie Bovasso, American actor and writer (d. 1991)
  39. 1932 - Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990)
  40. 1933 - Dom DeLuise, American actor and comedian
  41. 1936 - Yves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer
  42. 1937 - Al D'Amato, United States Senator from New York
  43. 1942 - Jerry Garcia, American musician (The Grateful Dead) (d. 1995)
  44. 1945 - Douglas D. Osheroff, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate
  45. 1946 - Sandi Griffiths, American singer, The Lawrence Welk Show
  46. 1946 - Fiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist
  47. 1949 - Kurmanbek Bakiyev, President of Kyrgyzstan
  48. 1950 - Jim Carroll, American poet and actor
  49. 1951 - Tommy Bolin, American guitarist
  50. 1951 - Pete Mackanin, American baseball player
  51. 1952 - Zoran Ðindic, Prime Minister of Serbia (d. 2003)
  52. 1953 - Robert Cray, American singer
  53. 1955 - Trevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer
  54. 1956 - Tom Leykis, American radio personality
  55. 1958 - Adrian Dunbar, Northern Irish actor
  56. 1959 - Joe Elliott, English musician (Def Leppard)
  57. 1960 - Chuck D, American rapper (Public Enemy)
  58. 1960 - Richard Roeper, American newspaper columnist and film critic
  59. 1962 - Robert Clift, British field hockey player
  60. 1963 - Coolio, American rapper
  61. 1963 - John Carroll Lynch, American actor
  62. 1964 - Adam Duritz, American musician (Counting Crows)
  63. 1965 - Sam Mendes, British stage and film director
  64. 1967 - Gregg Jefferies, baseball player
  65. 1969 - Kevin Jarvis, baseball player
  66. 1970 - David James, English footballer
  67. 1972 - Devon Hughes, US professional wrestler
  68. 1973 - Tempestt Bledsoe, American actress
  69. 1976 - Nwankwo Kanu, Nigerian footballer
  70. 1976 - Kevin Joseph, baseball player
  71. 1977 - Marc Denis, NHL Hockey player
  72. 1978 - Edgerrin James, American football player
  73. 1978 - Dhani Harrison, musician
  74. 1979 - Junior Agogo, footballer
  75. 1980 - Alessandro Faiolhe Amantino Mancini, Brazilian footballer
  76. 1981 - M. Shadows, American musician (Avenged Sevenfold)
  77. 1981 - Ashley Parker Angel, American musician (O-Town)
  78. 1984 - Bastian Schweinsteiger, German footballer