Happy Birthday to these Leo's who were born on August 22nd.

  1. 1601 - Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667)
  2. 1624 - Jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701)
  3. 1647 - Denis Papin, French physicist, mathematician, and inventor (d. c. 1712)
  4. 1679 - Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)
  5. 1760 - Leo XII, Italian religious leader, 252nd Pope (d. 1829)
  6. 1764 - Charles Percier, French architect (d. 1838)
  7. 1771 - Henry Maudslay, English inventor and tool-maker (d. 1831)
  8. 1779 - James Kirke Paulding, American author, poet (d. 1860)
  9. 1800 - William S. Harney, U.S. general (d. 1889)
  10. 1800 - Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar (d. 1865)
  11. 1811 - William Kelly, American inventor (d. 1888)
  12. 1834 - Samuel Pierpont Langley, American astronomer, physicist, inventor, aviation pioneer (d. 1906)
  13. 1836 - Archibald MacNeal Willard, American artist (d. 1918)
  14. 1848 - Melville E. Stone, American newspaper publisher (d. 1929)
  15. 1854 - Milan I, King of Serbia (d. 1901)
  16. 1860 - Paul Nipkow, German inventor and television pioneer (d. 1940)
  17. 1862 - Claude Debussy, French composer (d. 1918)
  18. 1867 - Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist (d. 1939)
  19. 1873 - Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher (d. 1928)
  20. 1874 - Max Scheler, German philosopher (d. 1928)
  21. 1880 - George Herriman, American cartoonist (d. 1944)
  22. 1887 - Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, World War II German minister of finance (d. 1977)
  23. 1891 - Jacques Lipchitz, Lithuanian-born American sculptor (d. 1973)
  24. 1893 - Dorothy Parker, American writer, humorist (d. 1967)
  25. 1893 - Wilfred Kitching, British Salvation Army general (d. 1977)
  26. 1900 - Sergei Ozhegov, Russian lexicographer (d. 1964)
  27. 1902 - Leni Riefenstahl, German film director (d. 2003)
  28. 1904 - Deng Xiaoping, leader of the People's Republic of China (d. 1997)
  29. 1908 - Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer (d. 2004)
  30. 1909 - Mel Hein, American football player (d. 1992)
  31. 1909 - Julius J. Epstein, American screenwriter (d. 2000)
  32. 1913 - Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist (d. 1993)
  33. 1915 - Hugh Paddick, British actor (d. 2000)
  34. 1915 - Edward Szczepanik, Polish economist and Prime Minister in exile (d. 2005)
  35. 1917 - John Lee Hooker, American guitarist and singer (d. 2001)
  36. 1918 - Mary McGrory, American journalist (d. 2004)
  37. 1920 - Ray Bradbury, American writer
  38. 1920 - Denton Cooley, American heart surgeon
  39. 1922 - Micheline Presle, French actress
  40. 1928 - Karlheinz Stockhausen, German composer
  41. 1930 - Gilmar, Brazilian football player
  42. 1932 - Gerald P. Carr, American astronaut
  43. 1934 - Norman Schwarzkopf, U.S. general
  44. 1935 - E. Annie Proulx, American author
  45. 1936 - Dale Hawkins, American singer, songwriter, and guitarist
  46. 1938 - Paul Maguire, American football player and commentator
  47. 1939 - George Reinholt, American actor
  48. 1939 - Carl Yastrzemski, baseball player
  49. 1940 - Valerie Harper, American actress
  50. 1940 - Bill McCartney, Former college football coach
  51. 1941 - Bill Parcells, American football coach
  52. 1945 - Ron Dante, American singer, songwriter, and record producer (The Archies)
  53. 1947 - Cindy Williams, American actress
  54. 1947 - Donna Godchaux, singer (Grateful Dead)
  55. 1949 - Diana Nyad, American swimmer, wold record holder
  56. 1949 - Doug Bair, Baseball player
  57. 1950 - Ray Burris, Baseball player
  58. 1953 - Paul Ellering, American wrestling manager
  59. 1955 - Will Shetterly, writer
  60. 1955 - Chiranjeevi, Telugu film actor
  61. 1956 - Paul Molitor, baseball player
  62. 1957 - Steve Davis, English snooker player
  63. 1958 - Colm Feore, American-born actor
  64. 1958 - Lane Huffman, American professional wrestler
  65. 1958 - Vernon Reid, American musician (Living Colour)
  66. 1959 - Juan Croucier, American musician
  67. 1961 - Roland Orzabal, singer and guitarist (Tears for Fears)
  68. 1963 - Tori Amos, American singer, songwriter, and pianist
  69. 1963 - Terry Catledge, American basketball player
  70. 1964 - Mats Wilander, Swedish tennis player
  71. 1965 - Tom Gibis, American voice actor
  72. 1966 - GZA, American rapper
  73. 1966 - Eric Andolsek, American football player (d. 1992)
  74. 1967 - Layne Staley, American musician (Alice in Chains) (d. 2002)
  75. 1967 - Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, British actor
  76. 1967 - Yukiko Okada, Japanese idol singer (d. 1986)
  77. 1968 - Paul Colman, Australian guitarist (Newsboys)
  78. 1970 - Charlie Connelly, English writer
  79. 1970 - Giada De Laurentiis, chef and television presenter
  80. 1972 - Steve Kline, baseball player
  81. 1972 - Okkert Brits, South African Pole Vaulter
  82. 1972 - Max Wilson, Brazilian racing driver
  83. 1973 - Howie Dorough, American singer (Backstreet Boys)
  84. 1975 - Clint Bolton, Australian footballer
  85. 1975 - Sheree Murphy, British actress
  86. 1975 - Rodrigo Santoro, Brazilian actor
  87. 1977 - Heidar Helguson, Icelandic footballer
  88. 1978 - Jeff Stinco, Canadian musician (Simple Plan)
  89. 1981 - Alex Holmes, American football player
  90. 1983 - Theo Bos, Dutch cyclist
  91. 1984 - Sarah Wright, American actress