Happy Birthday to these Leo's who were born on August 20th.

  1. 1517 - Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, French church leader (d. 1586)
  2. 1561 - Jacopo Peri, Italian composer (d. 1633)
  3. 1601 - Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (d. 1665)
  4. 1625 - Thomas Corneille, French dramatist (d. 1709)
  5. 1632 - Louis Bourdaloue, French Jesuit preacher (d. 1704)
  6. 1710 - Thomas Simpson, British mathematician (d. 1761)
  7. 1719 - Christian Mayer, Czech astronomer (d. 1783)
  8. 1719 - Charles-François de Broglie, marquis de Ruffec, French soldier and diplomat (d. 1791)
  9. 1779 - Jöns Jakob Berzelius, Swedish chemist (d. 1848)
  10. 1833 - Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States (d. 1901)
  11. 1845 - St. Albert Chmielowski, Polish Catholic Saint (d. 1916)
  12. 1847 - Boleslaw Prus, Polish writer (d. 1912)
  13. 1856 - Jakub Bart-Cišinski, Sorbian writer (d. 1909)
  14. 1860 - Raymond Poincaré, French statesman (d. 1934)
  15. 1873 - Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen, Finnish architect (d. 1950)
  16. 1881 - Edgar Guest, English poet (d. 1959)
  17. 1897 - Tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian writer (d. 1970)
  18. 1890 - H. P. Lovecraft, American writer (d. 1937)
  19. 1901 - Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
  20. 1905 - Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet (d. 1973)
  21. 1905 - Jack Teagarden, American musician (d. 1964)
  22. 1908 - Al Lopez, baseball player and manager (d. 2005)
  23. 1910 - Eero Saarinen, Finnish architect (d. 1961)
  24. 1913 - Roger Wolcott Sperry, American neurobiologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1994)
  25. 1916 - Paul Felix Schmidt, Estonian–German chess player (d. 1984)
  26. 1918 - Jacqueline Susann, American novelist (d. 1974)
  27. 1923 - Jim Reeves, American singer (d. 1964)
  28. 1930 - Mario Bernardi, Canadian conductor
  29. 1932 - Anthony Ainley, British actor (d. 2004)
  30. 1932 - Vasily Aksyonov, Russian novelist
  31. 1934 - Armi Kuusela, Finnish beauty queen
  32. 1935 - Ron Paul, American politician
  33. 1936 - Hideki Shirakawa, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  34. 1937 - Andrei Konchalovsky, Russian film director
  35. 1939 - Fernando Poe Jr., Filipino actor and presidential candidate
  36. 1940 - Rubén Hinojosa, American politician
  37. 1941 - Slobodan Miloševic, President of Serbia (d. 2006)
  38. 1941 - Rich Brooks, American football coach
  39. 1941 - Robin Oakley, British journalist
  40. 1942 - Isaac Hayes, American singer, songwriter, and actor
  41. 1942 - Fred Norman, baseball player
  42. 1943 - Sylvester McCoy, Scottish actor
  43. 1944 - Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India (d. 1991)
  44. 1946 - Connie Chung, American journalist
  45. 1946 - N.R. Narayana Murthy, Indian businessman
  46. 1948 - Robert Plant, English singer (Led Zeppelin)
  47. 1948 - John Noble, Australian actor
  48. 1949 - Phil Lynott, Irish musician (d. 1986)
  49. 1951 - Greg Bear, American author
  50. 1952 - John Hiatt, American musician
  51. 1954 - Al Roker, American television broadcaster
  52. 1955 - Agnes Chan, Hong Kong singer and writer
  53. 1956 - Joan Allen, American actress
  54. 1961 - Greg Egan, Australian author
  55. 1962 - Sophie Aldred, English actress
  56. 1962 - James Marsters, American actor
  57. 1965 - KRS-One, American rapper
  58. 1966 - Dimebag Darrell, American guitarist (Pantera and Damageplan) (d. 2004)
  59. 1967 - Andy Benes, Baseball player
  60. 1968 - Yuri Shiratori, Japanese voice actress and singer
  61. 1969 - Duke Droese, American Professional Wrestler
  62. 1970 - John Carmack, American computer game programmer
  63. 1970 - Fred Durst, American singer (Limp Bizkit)
  64. 1971 - Steve Stone, English footballer
  65. 1971 - Jonathan Ke Quan, Vietnamese American actor
  66. 1971 - David Walliams, British comedian
  67. 1973 - Todd Helton, baseball player
  68. 1974 - Maxim Vengerov, Russian violinist
  69. 1975 - Amy Adams, American actress
  70. 1975 - Andy Strachan, Australian musician (The Living End)
  71. 1976 - Chris Drury, American hockey player
  72. 1977 - Mayra Veronica, Cuban model and actress
  73. 1979 - Cory Sullivan, baseball player
  74. 1981 - Bernard Mendy, French footballer
  75. 1982 - Joshua Kennedy, Australian footballer
  76. 1984 - Mirai Moriyama, Japanese actor
  77. 1986 - Robert Clark, Canadian actor
  78. 1987 - Catalina Ponor, Romanian gymnast