Happy Birthday to these Leo's who were born on August 7th.

  1. 317 - Constantius II, Roman emperor (d. 361)
  2. 1400 - Guillaume Dufay, French composer (d. 1474)
  3. 1533 - Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)
  4. 1560 - Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian serial killer (d. 1614)
  5. 1574 - Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)
  6. 1598 - Georg Stiernhielm, Swedish poet (d. 1672)
  7. 1726 - James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)
  8. 1742 - Nathanael Greene, American Revolutionary general (d. 1786)
  9. 1779 - Louis de Freycinet, French explorer (d. 1842)
  10. 1779 - Carl Ritter, German geographer (d. 1859)
  11. 1844 - Auguste Michel-Lévy, French geologist (d. 1911)
  12. 1860 - Alan Leo, British astrologer (d. 1917)
  13. 1867 - Emil Nolde, German painter (d. 1956)
  14. 1876 - Mata Hari, Dutch spy (d. 1917)
  15. 1877 - Ulrich Salchow, Swedish figure skater (d. 1949)
  16. 1885 - Billie Burke, American actress (d. 1970)
  17. 1901 - Ann Harding, American actress (d. 1981)
  18. 1903 - Louis Leakey, British archaeologist (d. 1972)
  19. 1904 - Ralph Bunche, American diplomat, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1971)
  20. 1911 - Nicholas Ray, American actor, director and scenarist (d. 1979)
  21. 1913 - George Van Eps, noted American guitarist (d. 1998)
  22. 1921 - Manitas de Plata, gypsy guitarist
  23. 1925 - M. S. Swaminathan, Indian scientist
  24. 1925 - Felice Bryant, American country songwriter and singer (d. 2003)
  25. 1926 - Stan Freberg, American voice comedian
  26. 1927 - Edwin W. Edwards, four-term Louisiana governor
  27. 1927 - Art Houtteman, Baseball player (d. 2003)
  28. 1928 - James Randi, Canadian magician
  29. 1929 - Don Larsen, baseball player
  30. 1932 - Abebe Bikila, Ethiopan athlete
  31. 1932 - Dr. Maurice Rabb, Jr., African American ophthalmologist
  32. 1932 - Edward Hardwicke, British actor
  33. 1936 - Rahsaan Roland Kirk, American saxophonist
  34. 1939 - Anjanette Comer, American actress
  35. 1940 - Jean-Luc Dehaene, Prime Minister of Belgium
  36. 1942 - Garrison Keillor, American writer and radio host
  37. 1942 - B.J. Thomas, American singer
  38. 1942 - Caetano Veloso, Brazilian musician
  39. 1943 - Dino Valente, American musician Quicksilver Messenger Service (d. 1994)
  40. 1943 - Alain Corneau, French film director
  41. 1944 - David Rasche, American actor
  42. 1945 - Alan Page, American football player
  43. 1946 - Ed Seykota, commodities and futures trader
  44. 1948 - Greg Chappell, Australian test cricket player, captain and coach
  45. 1949 - Walid Jumblatt, Leader of the Lebanese Druze
  46. 1952 - Alexei Sayle, British comedian
  47. 1953 - Greg Carmichael, British guitarist
  48. 1953 - Anne Fadiman, American writer, daughter of Clifton Fadiman
  49. 1954 - Jonathan Pollard, Israeli spy
  50. 1955 - Vladimir Sorokin, Russian writer
  51. 1955 - Wayne Knight, American actor
  52. 1957 - Alexander Dityatin, Soviet gymnast
  53. 1958 - Bruce Dickinson, English singer (Iron Maiden)
  54. 1960 - David Duchovny, American actor
  55. 1961 - Yelena Davydova, Soviet gymnast
  56. 1962 - Bruno Pelletier, Québécois singer
  57. 1963 - Harold Perrineau Jr., American actor
  58. 1964 - Michael Weishan, American TV host, author
  59. 1966 - Jimmy Wales, American founder of Wikipedia
  60. 1967 - Jason Grimsley, American baseball player
  61. 1973 - Danny Graves, American baseball player
  62. 1975 - Edgar Renteria, Colombian baseball player
  63. 1975 - David Hicks, Australian alleged terrorist
  64. 1975 - Charlize Theron, South African actress
  65. 1978 - Jamey Jasta, American singer (Hatebreed)
  66. 1978 - Alexandre Aja, French Director
  67. 1978 - Vanness Wu, Taiwanese singer
  68. 1978 - Linsey Dawn McKenzie, English model and porn star
  69. 1978 - Cirroc Lofton, American actor
  70. 1980 - Aurélie Claudel, French supermodel
  71. 1982 - Yana Klochkova, Ukrainian swimmer
  72. 1983 - Tina O'Brien, British actress
  73. 1987 - Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player