Happy Birthday to these Virgo's who were born on August 28th.

  1. 1025 - Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)
  2. 1582 (O.S.) - Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)
  3. 1592 - George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English statesman (d. 1628)
  4. 1612 - Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653)
  5. 1714 - Anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1774)
  6. 1749 - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer and scientist (d. 1832)
  7. 1774 - Elizabeth Ann Seton, American-born Catholic saint (d. 1821)
  8. 1801 - Antoine Augustin Cournot, French mathematician (d. 1877)
  9. 1814 - Sheridan le Fanu, Irish writer (d. 1873)
  10. 1828 (O.S.) - Leo Tolstoy, Russian writer (d. 1910)
  11. 1840 - Alexander Cameron Sim, Scottish merchant
  12. 1849 - Benjamin Godard, French composer (d. 1895)
  13. 1853 - Vladimir Shukhov, Russian engineer and inventor (d. 1939)
  14. 1867 - Umberto Giordano, Italian composer (d. 1948)
  15. 1878 - George Whipple, American scientist, and Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
  16. 1894 - Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor (d. 1981)
  17. 1894 - Elisha Scott, footballer (d. 1959)
  18. 1898 - Charlie Grimm, baseball player (d. 1983)
  19. 1899 - Charles Boyer, French actor (d. 1978)
  20. 1903 - Bruno Bettelheim, American psychologist (d. 1990)
  21. 1904 - Secondo Campini, Italian jet engine pioneer (d. 1980)
  22. 1906 - John Betjeman, English poet (d. 1984)
  23. 1908 - Roger Tory Peterson, American ornithologist (d. 1996)
  24. 1910 - Tjalling Koopmans, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
  25. 1911 - Joseph Luns, Dutch politician (d. 2002)
  26. 1913 - Robertson Davies, Canadian writer (d. 1995)
  27. 1913 - Richard Tucker, American tenor (d. 1975)
  28. 1915 - Max Robertson, British sports commentator
  29. 1916 - Jack Vance, American author
  30. 1917 - Jack Kirby, American comic book artist (d. 1994)
  31. 1919 - Godfrey Hounsfield, Nobel Laureate (d. 2004)
  32. 1920 - Frits Bernard, pedophile activist (d. 2006)
  33. 1924 - Janet Frame, New Zealand author (d. 2004)
  34. 1924 - Peggy Ryan, American actress (d. 2004)
  35. 1925 - Donald O'Connor, American singer, dancer, and actor (d. 2003)
  36. 1929 - Istvan Kertesz, Hungarian conductor (d. 1973)
  37. 1930 - Ben Gazzara, American actor
  38. 1931 - John Shirley-Quirk, English bass-baritone
  39. 1932 - Andy Bathgate, Canadian ice hockey player
  40. 1936 - Don Denkinger, former Major League Baseball umpire
  41. 1938 - Paul Martin, former Prime Minister of Canada
  42. 1938 - Maurizio Costanzo, Italian television journalist
  43. 1940 - Roger Pingeon, French cylist
  44. 1941 - Sybille de Selys Longchamps, Belgian aristocrat
  45. 1942 - Sterling Morrison, American guitarist (The Velvet Underground) (d. 1995)
  46. 1943 - David Soul, American actor
  47. 1943 - Lou Piniella, baseball manager
  48. 1944 - Marianne Heemskerk, Dutch swimmer
  49. 1944 - Melvin Dummar, claimed Howard Hughes heir
  50. 1947 - Liza Wang, Hong Kong actress
  51. 1948 - Danny Seraphine, American musician (Chicago)
  52. 1952 - Rita Dove, former U.S. poet laureate
  53. 1952 - Wendelin Wiedeking, German businessman
  54. 1957 - Daniel Stern, American actor
  55. 1957 - Rick Rossovich, American actor
  56. 1958 - Scott Hamilton, American figure skater
  57. 1960 - Emma Samms, English actress
  58. 1961 - Kim Appleby, British singer
  59. 1965 - Amanda Tapping, Canadian actress
  60. 1965 - Shania Twain, Canadian singer
  61. 1966 - René Higuita, Colombian footballer
  62. 1968 - Billy Boyd, Scottish actor
  63. 1969 - Jason Priestley, Canadian actor
  64. 1969 - Jack Black, American actor
  65. 1969 - Mary McCartney, English photographer
  66. 1971 - Todd Eldredge, American figure skater
  67. 1971 - Janet Evans, American swimmer
  68. 1974 - Johan Andersson, Swedish game programmer
  69. 1974 - Carsten Jancker, German footballer
  70. 1975 - Gareth Farrelly, Irish footballer
  71. 1975 - DJ Assault, American musician
  72. 1978 - Jess Margera, American drummer
  73. 1978 - Shaniqua, American wrestling valet
  74. 1979 - Robert Hoyzer, German football referee
  75. 1979 - Markus Pröll, German footballer
  76. 1979 - Ruth Riley, American basketball player
  77. 1980 - T.J. Beam, American baseball player
  78. 1981 - Martin Erat, Czech hockey player
  79. 1982 - LeAnn Rimes, American singer
  80. 1985 - Ralph Woolfolk IV, American actor
  81. 1986 - Gilad Shalit, Israeli military officer
  82. 1991 - Kyle Massey, American actor
  83. 1999 - Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Prince of Denmark