Happy Birthday to these Leo's who were born on August 8th.

  1. 1079 - Emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107)
  2. 1605 - Cæcilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, colonial Governor of Maryland (d. 1675)
  3. 1646 - Godfrey Kneller, German-born painter (d. 1723)
  4. 1673 - John Ker, Scottish spy (d. 1726)
  5. 1693 - Laurent Belissen, French composer (d. 1762)
  6. 1694 - Francis Hutcheson, Irish philosopher (d. 1746)
  7. 1720 - Carl Fredrik Pechlin, Swedish politician (d. 1796)
  8. 1814 - Esther Morris, first U. S. woman judge (d. 1902)
  9. 1839 - Nelson Miles, U.S. general (d. 1925)
  10. 1866 - Matthew Henson, Arctic explorer (d. 1955)
  11. 1875 - Artur da Silva Bernardes, President of Brazil (d. 1955)
  12. 1879 - Emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary (d. 1919)
  13. 1880 - Earle Page, 11th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1961)
  14. 1881 - Albert Kesselring, German field marshal (d. 1960)
  15. 1881 - Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, German field marshal (d. 1954)
  16. 1884 - Sara Teasdale, American poet (d. 1933)
  17. 1891 - Adolf Busch, German violinist (d. 1952)
  18. 1892 - Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Spanish footballer (d. 1922)
  19. 1896 - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, American author (d. 1953)
  20. 1901 - Ernest O. Lawrence, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)
  21. 1902 - Paul Dirac, English physicist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
  22. 1904 - Achille Varzi, Italian race car driver (d. 1948)
  23. 1905 - André Jolivet, French composer (d. 1974)
  24. 1907 - Benny Carter, American musician (d. 2003)
  25. 1908 - Arthur Goldberg, U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1980)
  26. 1910 - Sylvia Sidney, American actress (d. 1999)
  27. 1911 - Rosetta LeNoire, American actress (d. 2002)
  28. 1915 - Jumbo Elliott, American track coach (d. 1981)
  29. 1919 - Dino De Laurentiis, Italian film producer
  30. 1920 - Leo Chiosso, Italian lyricist (d. 2006)
  31. 1920 - Jimmy Witherspoon, American singer (d. 1997)
  32. 1921 - William Asher, American film producer
  33. 1921 - John Herbert Chapman, British physicist
  34. 1921 - Webb Pierce, American singer (d. 1991)
  35. 1921 - Vulimiri Ramalingaswami, Indian medical scientist
  36. 1921 - Esther Williams, American actress and swimmer
  37. 1922 - Rory Calhoun, American actor (d. 1999)
  38. 1922 - Rudi Gernreich, Austrian-born fashion designer (d. 1985)
  39. 1925 - Alija Izetbegovic, President of Bosnia-Herzegovina (d. 2003)
  40. 1927 - Johnny Temple, baseball player (d. 1994)
  41. 1928 - Don Burrows, Australian musician
  42. 1929 - Larisa Bogoraz, Soviet dissident (d. 2004)
  43. 1929 - Ronald Biggs, British criminal
  44. 1931 - Sir Roger Penrose, British physicist
  45. 1932 - Mel Tillis, American singer
  46. 1935 - Donald P. Bellisario, American television producer
  47. 1935 - John Laws, Australia radio personality
  48. 1936 - Keith Barron, English actor
  49. 1936 - Frank Howard, baseball player
  50. 1937 - Dustin Hoffman, American actor
  51. 1938 - Connie Stevens, American singer and actress
  52. 1939 - Alexander Watson, American ambassador and diplomat
  53. 1944 - Brooke Bundy, American actress
  54. 1947 - Ken Dryden, Canadian hockey player
  55. 1947 - José Cruz, baseball player
  56. 1949 - Keith Carradine, American actor
  57. 1951 - Mamoru Oshii, Japanese film director
  58. 1951 - Randy Shilts, American journalist and author (d. 1994)
  59. 1952 - Jostein Gaarder, Norwegian author
  60. 1952 - Robin Quivers, American radio personality
  61. 1953 - Don Most, American actor
  62. 1953 - Nigel Mansell, English race car driver
  63. 1955 - Herbert Prohaska, Austrian footballer
  64. 1956 - Branscombe Richmond, American actor
  65. 1958 - Deborah Norville, American television host
  66. 1960 - Ulrich Maly, Mayor of Nuremberg
  67. 1961 - The Edge, Irish guitarist (U2)
  68. 1961 - Rikki Rockett, American drummer (Poison)
  69. 1963 - Jon Turteltaub, American director
  70. 1964 - Anastasia Ashman, American writer
  71. 1966 - Chris Eubank, English boxer
  72. 1966 - John Hudek, baseball player
  73. 1967 - Marcelo Balboa, American soccer player
  74. 1969 - Faye Wong, Hong Kong singer and actress
  75. 1970 - Trev Alberts, former American football player
  76. 1972 - Lüpüs Thünder, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang)
  77. 1973 - Scott Stapp, American singer (Creed)
  78. 1974 - Ulises De la Cruz, Ecuadoran footballer
  79. 1974 - Scott D'Amore, professional wrestler and manager
  80. 1976 - JC Chasez, American singer (*NSYNC)
  81. 1976 - Drew Lachey, American singer
  82. 1976 - Tawny Cypress, American actress
  83. 1977 - Kurt Bernard, Costa Rican footballer
  84. 1978 - Louis Saha, French footballer
  85. 1978 - Alan Maybury, Irish footballer
  86. 1979 - Richard Harwood, British cellist
  87. 1980 - Sabine Klaschka, German tennis player
  88. 1980 - Pat Noonan, American soccer player
  89. 1981 - Vanessa Amorosi, Australian singer and songwriter
  90. 1981 - Roger Federer, Swiss Tennis Player
  91. 1985 - Brayan Ruiz, Costa Rican soccer player
  92. 1986 - Peyton List, American actress
  93. 1988 - Princess Beatrice of York
  94. 1989 - Sesil Karatantcheva, Bulgarian tennis player