Happy Birthday to these Leo's who were born on August 2nd.

  1. 1533 - Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588)
  2. 1672 - Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733)
  3. 1674 - Philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723)
  4. 1696 - Mahmud I, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1754)
  5. 1703 - Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775)
  6. 1754 - Pierre Charles L'Enfant, French-born architect and city planner (d. 1825)
  7. 1788 - Leopold Gmelin, German chemist (d. 1853)
  8. 1815 - Adolf Friedrich von Schack, German writer (d. 1894)
  9. 1834 - Frédéric Bartholdi, French sculptor (d. 1904)
  10. 1835 - Elisha Gray, American inventor and entrepreneur (d. 1901)
  11. 1865 - Irving Babbitt, American literary critic (d. 1933)
  12. 1868 - King Constantine I of Greece (d. 1923)
  13. 1871 - John French Sloan, American artist (d. 1951)
  14. 1875 - Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Russian artist (d. 1957)
  15. 1878 - Georg Hackenschmidt, Estonian wrestler (d. 1968)
  16. 1882 - Red Ames, Baseball player (d. 1936)
  17. 1890 - Marin Sais, American actress (d. 1971)
  18. 1892 - Jack Warner, Canadian film producer (d. 1978)
  19. 1896 - Lorenzo Herrera, Venezuelan singer and composer (d. 1960)
  20. 1897 - Max Weber, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1974)
  21. 1899 - Charles Bennett, British screenwriter (d. 1995)
  22. 1900 - Helen Morgan, American actress (d. 1941)
  23. 1905 - Karl Amadeus Hartmann, German composer (d. 1963)
  24. 1905 - Myrna Loy, American actress (d. 1993)
  25. 1907 - Mary Hamman, American writer (d. 1984)
  26. 1910 - Roger MacDougall, writer (d. 1993)
  27. 1912 - Vladimir Zerjavic, Croatian statistician (d. 2001)
  28. 1914 - Beatrice Straight, American actress (d. 2001)
  29. 1915 - Gary Merrill, American actor (d. 1990)
  30. 1924 - James Baldwin, American author (d. 1987)
  31. 1924 - Carroll O'Connor, American actor (d. 2001)
  32. 1925 - Jorge Rafael Videla, Argentinian dictator
  33. 1925 - Alan Whicker, British journalist and broadcaster
  34. 1930 - Vali Myers (artist), Australian painter (d. 2003)
  35. 1931 - Pierre DuMaine, Catholic bishop
  36. 1932 - Peter O'Toole, Irish-born actor
  37. 1934 - Valery Bykovsky, cosmonaut
  38. 1935 - Hank Cochran, American country music singer and songwriter
  39. 1937 - Garth Hudson, Canadian musician (The Band)
  40. 1939 - Wes Craven, American film director
  41. 1941 - Doris Coley, American singer (Shirelles) (d. 2000)
  42. 1942 - Isabel Allende, Chilean author
  43. 1943 - Max Wright, American actor
  44. 1943 - Kathy Lennon, American pop/vocal singer (The Lennon Sisters)
  45. 1944 - Jim Capaldi, British drummer, singer, and songwriter (Traffic) (d. 2005)
  46. 1945 - Joanna Cassidy, American actress
  47. 1945 - Alex Jesaulenko, Australian footballer
  48. 1947 - Massiel, Spanish singer
  49. 1948 - Andy Fairweather Low, British guitarist
  50. 1948 - Dennis Prager, American radio talk show host and author
  51. 1949 - James Fallows, American journalist
  52. 1950 - Lance Ito, American judge
  53. 1951 - Andrew Gold, American singer, musician and songwriter
  54. 1953 - Butch Patrick, American actor
  55. 1954 - Sammy McIlroy, Northern Irish footballer and football manager
  56. 1955 - Caleb Carr, American novelist and military historian
  57. 1956 - Jim Neidhart, American professional wrestler
  58. 1957 - Mojo Nixon, American musician and actor
  59. 1959 - Victoria Jackson, American comedian
  60. 1959 - Apollonia Kotero, American singer and actress
  61. 1960 - Neal Morse, American singer, guitarist and keyboardist (Spock's Beard and Transatlantic)
  62. 1961 - Linda Fratianne, American figure skater
  63. 1964 - Mary-Louise Parker, American actress
  64. 1966 - Tim Wakefield, baseball player
  65. 1969 - Fernando Couto, Portuguese footballer
  66. 1969 - Richard Hallebeek, Dutch guitarist
  67. 1970 - Tony Amonte, American hockey player
  68. 1970 - Kevin Smith, American actor, director, and screenwriter
  69. 1971 - Michael Hughes, Irish footballer
  70. 1972 - Jacinda Barrett, Real World castmember; Australian actress
  71. 1972 - Justyna Steczkowska, Polish singer
  72. 1974 - Jeremy Castle, American singer and songwriter
  73. 1975 - Xu Huaiwen, Chinese-born badminton player
  74. 1975 - Mineiro, Brazilian footballer
  75. 1977 - Edward Furlong, American actor
  76. 1982 - Grady Sizemore, baseball player
  77. 1982 - Hélder Postiga, Portuguese footballer
  78. 1985 - Harry Smith, Canadian professional wrestler
  79. 1986 - Mathieu Razanakolona, Malagasy skier
  80. 1988 - Brittany Hargest, singer (Jump5)
  81. 1992 - Hallie Kate Eisenberg, American actress