Happy Birthday to these Virgo's who were born on August 25th.

  1. 1530 - Tsar Ivan IV of Russia (d. 1584)
  2. 1561 - Philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632)
  3. 1624 - François de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)
  4. 1662 - John Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (d. 1724)
  5. 1719 - Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo, French painter (d. 1795)
  6. 1724 - George Stubbs, British painter (d. 1806)
  7. 1744 - Johann Gottfried Herder, German writer (d. 1803)
  8. 1767 - Antoine Louis Léon de Richebourg de Saint-Just, French revolutionary and writer (d. 1794)
  9. 1772 - King William I of the Netherlands (d. 1843)
  10. 1786 - King Ludwig I of Bavaria (d. 1868)
  11. 1796 - James Lick, California land baron (d. 1876)
  12. 1802 - Nikolaus Lenau, Austrian poet (d. 1850)
  13. 1819 - Allan Pinkerton, American private detective (d. 1884)
  14. 1836 - Bret Harte, American writer (d. 1902)
  15. 1841 - Emil Kocher, Swiss medical researcher, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1917)
  16. 1845 - King Ludwig II of Bavaria (d. 1886)
  17. 1867 - James W. Gerard, American jurist and diplomat (d. 1951)
  18. 1882 - Sean O'Kelly, President of Ireland (d. 1966)
  19. 1893 - Henry Trendley Dean, American dental researcher (d. 1962)
  20. 1898 - Helmut Hasse, German mathematican (d. 1975)
  21. 1900 - Sir Hans Adolf Krebs, German physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1981)
  22. 1902 - Stefan Wolpe, German-born composer (d. 1972)
  23. 1903 - Árpád Élo, Hungarian physicist (d. 1992)
  24. 1905 - Saint Faustina, Polish religious (d. 1938)
  25. 1909 - Ruby Keeler, Canadian singer and actress (d. 1993)
  26. 1909 - Michael Rennie, English actor (d. 1971)
  27. 1912 - Erich Honecker, head of state of East Germany (d. 1994)
  28. 1913 - Walt Kelly, American cartoonist (d. 1973)
  29. 1915 - Walter Trampler, American violist (d. 1997)
  30. 1913 - Bob Crosby, American bandleader (d. 1993)
  31. 1913 - Don DeFore, American actor (d. 1993)
  32. 1916 - Van Johnson, American actor
  33. 1916 - Frederick Chapman Robbins, American pediatrician and virologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 2003)
  34. 1917 - Mel Ferrer, American actor
  35. 1918 - Leonard Bernstein, American conductor, composer, educator and pianist (d. 1990)
  36. 1918 - Richard Greene, English actor (d. 1985)
  37. 1919 - George Wallace, Governor of Alabama (d. 1998)
  38. 1921 - Monty Hall, Canadian-born game show host
  39. 1921 - Brian Moore, Irish-born writer (d. 1999)
  40. 1921 - Bryce Mackasey, Canadian politician (d. 1999)
  41. 1927 - Althea Gibson, American tennis player (d. 2003)
  42. 1928 - Herbert Kroemer, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  43. 1928 - Darrell Johnson, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  44. 1930 - Sir Sean Connery, British actor
  45. 1931 - Regis Philbin, American television host
  46. 1931 - Hal Fishman, American news anchor
  47. 1933 - Wayne Shorter, American musician
  48. 1933 - Tom Skerritt, American actor
  49. 1934 - Lise Bacon, French Canadian politician
  50. 1935 - Charles Wright, American poet
  51. 1938 - David Canary, American actor
  52. 1938 - Frederick Forsyth, English author
  53. 1939 - John Badham, American film director
  54. 1940 - José Van Dam, Belgian baritone
  55. 1944 - Anthony Heald, American actor
  56. 1944 - Conrad Black, newspaper magnate
  57. 1944 - Jacques Demers, National Hockey League coach
  58. 1946 - Rollie Fingers, baseball player
  59. 1947 - Anne Archer, American actress
  60. 1949 - Martin Amis, English novelist
  61. 1949 - John Savage, American actor
  62. 1949 - Gene Simmons, Israeli-born bassist and singer (KISS (band))
  63. 1951 - Rob Halford, English singer (Judas Priest)
  64. 1952 - Geoff Downes, English keyboardist (Buggles, Yes, Asia)
  65. 1954 - Elvis Costello, English musician
  66. 1956 - Henri Toivonen, Finnish rally driver
  67. 1958 - Tim Burton, American film director, producer, and screenwriter
  68. 1961 - Billy Ray Cyrus, American singer and actor
  69. 1962 - David Packer, American actor
  70. 1964 - Maxim Kontsevich, Russian mathematician
  71. 1964 - Blair Underwood, American actor
  72. 1965 - Mia Zapata, American punk rock singer (The Gits) (d. 1994)
  73. 1966 - Albert Belle, Major League Baseball player
  74. 1967 - Jeff Tweedy, American alt-country singer (Wilco)
  75. 1968 - Rafet El Roman, Turkish singer and composer
  76. 1968 - Stuart Murdoch, Scottish musician (Belle & Sebastian)
  77. 1968 - Rachael Ray, American cook and television host
  78. 1968 - Spider One, American singer and musician (Powerman 5000)
  79. 1969 - Cameron Mathison, Canadian actor
  80. 1970 - Robert Horry, American basketball player
  81. 1970 - Claudia Schiffer, German model
  82. 1971 - Mike Lockwood, professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  83. 1972 - Marvin Harrison, American football player
  84. 1974 - Eric Millegan, American actor
  85. 1976 - Alexander Skarsgård, Swedish actor
  86. 1978 - Franck Queudrue, French footballer
  87. 1978 - Kel Mitchell, American actor
  88. 1981 - Rachel Bilson, American actress
  89. 1987 - Stacey Farber, Canadian actress
  90. 1987 - Blake Lively, American actress