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August 1 is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 152 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

  • 10 BCClaudius, Roman emperor (d. 54)[10]
  • 126Pertinax, Roman emperor (d. 193)
  • 845Sugawara no Michizane, Japanese scholar and politician (d. 903)
  • 992Hyeonjong of Goryeo, Korean king (d. 1031)
  • 1068Emperor Taizu of Jin, Chinese emperor (d. 1123)
  • 1313Kōgon, Japanese emperor (d. 1364)
  • 1377Go-Komatsu, Japanese emperor (d. 1433)
  • 1385John FitzAlan, 13th Earl of Arundel (d. 1421)
  • 1410Jan IV of Nassau, German count (d. 1475)
  • 1492Wolfgang, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen, German prince (d. 1566)
  • 1520Sigismund II, Polish king (d. 1572)
  • 1545Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and scholar (d. 1622)
  • 1555Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)
  • 1579Luis Vélez de Guevara, Spanish author and playwright (d. 1644)

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1901Francisco Guilledo, Filipino boxer (d. 1925)
  • 1903Paul Horgan, American historian, author, and academic (d. 1995)
  • 1905Helen Sawyer Hogg, American-Canadian astronomer and academic (d. 1993)[12]
  • 1907Eric Shipton, Sri Lankan-English mountaineer and explorer (d. 1977)
  • 1910James Henry Govier, English painter and illustrator (d. 1974)
  • 1910 – Walter Scharf, American pianist and composer (d. 2003)
  • 1910 – Gerda Taro, German war photographer (d. 1937)
  • 1911Jackie Ormes, American journalist and cartoonist (d. 1985)
  • 1912David Brand, Australian politician, 19th Premier of Western Australia (d. 1979)
  • 1912 – Gego, German-Venezuelan sculptor and academic (d. 1994)
  • 1912 – Henry Jones, American actor (d. 1999)
  • 1914Jack Delano, American photographer and composer (d. 1997)
  • 1914 – Alan Moore, Australian painter and educator (d. 2015)
  • 1914 – J. Lee Thompson, English-Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2002)
  • 1916Fiorenzo Angelini, Italian cardinal (d. 2014)
  • 1916 – Anne Hébert, Canadian author and poet (d. 2000)
  • 1918T. J. Jemison, American minister and activist (d. 2013)
  • 1919Stanley Middleton, English author (d. 2009)
  • 1920Raul Renter, Estonian economist and chess player (d. 1992)
  • 1921Jack Kramer, American tennis player, sailor, and sportscaster (d. 2009)
  • 1921 – Pat McDonald, Australian actress (d. 1990)
  • 1922Arthur Hill, Canadian-American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1924Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (d. 2015)
  • 1924 – Frank Havens, American canoeist (d. 2018)[13]
  • 1924 – Marcia Mae Jones, American actress and singer (d. 2007)
  • 1924 – Frank Worrell, Barbadian cricketer (d. 1967)
  • 1925Ernst Jandl, Austrian poet and author (d. 2000)
  • 1926George Hauptfuhrer, American basketball player and lawyer (d. 2013)
  • 1926 – Hannah Hauxwell, English TV personality (d. 2018)
  • 1927María Teresa López Boegeholz, Chilean oceanographer (d. 2006)
  • 1927 – Anthony G. Bosco, American bishop (d. 2013)
  • 1928Jack Shea, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1929Hafizullah Amin, Afghan educator and politician, Afghan Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1979)
  • 1929 – Ann Calvello, American roller derby racer (d. 2006)
  • 1929 – Leila Abashidze, Georgian actress (d. 2018)
  • 1930Lionel Bart, English composer (d. 1999)
  • 1930 – Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist, anthropologist, and philosopher (d. 2002)
  • 1930 – Julie Bovasso, American actress and writer (d. 1991)
  • 1930 – Lawrence Eagleburger, American lieutenant and politician, 62nd United States Secretary of State (d. 2011)
  • 1930 – Károly Grósz, Hungarian politician, 51st Prime Minister of Hungary (d. 1996)
  • 1930 – Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian-American actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer (d. 2014)
  • 1931Ramblin' Jack Elliott, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1931 – Trevor Goddard, South African cricketer (d. 2016)
  • 1932Meir Kahane, American-Israeli rabbi and activist, founded the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990)
  • 1933Dom DeLuise, American actor, singer, director, and producer (d. 2009)
  • 1933 – Masaichi Kaneda, Japanese baseball player and manager (d. 2019)
  • 1933 – Meena Kumari, Indian actress (d. 1972)
  • 1933 – Teri Shields, American actress, producer, and agent (d. 2012)
  • 1933 – Dušan Třeštík, Czech historian and author (d. 2007)
  • 1934John Beck, New Zealand cricketer (d. 2000)
  • 1934 – Derek Birdsall, English graphic designer
  • 1935Geoff Pullar, English cricketer (d. 2014)
  • 1936W. D. Hamilton, Egyptian born British biologist, psychologist, and academic (d. 2000)
  • 1936 – Yves Saint Laurent, Algerian-French fashion designer, co-founded Yves Saint Laurent (d. 2008)
  • 1936 – Laurie Taylor, English sociologist, radio host, and academic
  • 1937Al D'Amato, American lawyer and politician
  • 1939Bob Frankford, English-Canadian physician and politician (d. 2015)
  • 1939 – Terry Kiser, American actor
  • 1939 – Stephen Sykes, English bishop and theologian (d. 2014)
  • 1939 – Robert James Waller, American author and photographer (d. 2017)
  • 1940Mervyn Kitchen, English cricketer and umpire
  • 1940 – Henry Silverman, American businessman, founded Cendant
  • 1940 – Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, Iranian writer and actor
  • 1941Ron Brown, American captain and politician, 30th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 1996)
  • 1941 – Étienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1942Jerry Garcia, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1995)
  • 1942 – Giancarlo Giannini, Italian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1944Dmitry Nikolayevich Filippov, Russian banker and politician (d. 1998)
  • 1945Douglas Osheroff, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1946Boz Burrell, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and guitarist (d. 2006)
  • 1946 – Rick Coonce, American drummer (d. 2011)
  • 1946 – Richard O. Covey, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut
  • 1946 – Fiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist and academic
  • 1947Lorna Goodison, Jamaican poet and author
  • 1947 – Chantal Montellier, French comics creator and artist[14]
  • 1948Avi Arad, Israeli-American screenwriter and producer, founded Marvel Studios
  • 1948 – Cliff Branch, American football player (d. 2019)
  • 1948 – David Gemmell, English journalist and author (d. 2006)
  • 1949Kurmanbek Bakiyev, Kyrgyzstani politician, 2nd President of Kyrgyzstan
  • 1949 – Jim Carroll, American poet, author, and musician (d. 2009)
  • 1949 – Ray Nettles, American football player (d. 2009)
  • 1950Roy Williams, American basketball player and coach
  • 1951Tim Bachman, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1951 – Tommy Bolin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976)
  • 1951 – Pete Mackanin, American baseball player, coach, and manager
  • 1952Zoran Đinđić, Serbian philosopher and politician, 6th Prime Minister of Serbia (d. 2003)
  • 1953Robert Cray, American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1953 – Howard Kurtz, American journalist and author
  • 1954Trevor Berbick, Jamaican-Canadian boxer (d. 2006)
  • 1954 – James Gleick, American journalist and author
  • 1954 – Benno Möhlmann, German footballer and manager
  • 1957Anne-Marie Hutchinson, British lawyer (d. 2020)[15]
  • 1957 – Taylor Negron, American actor and screenwriter (d. 2015)
  • 1958Rob Buck, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2000)
  • 1958 – Michael Penn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1958 – Kiki Vandeweghe, American basketball player and coach
  • 1959Joe Elliott, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1960Chuck D, American rapper and songwriter
  • 1960 – Suzi Gardner, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1962Jacob Matlala, South African boxer (d. 2013)
  • 1963Demián Bichir, Mexican-American actor and producer
  • 1963 – Coolio, American rapper, producer, and actor
  • 1963 – John Carroll Lynch, American actor
  • 1963 – Koichi Wakata, Japanese astronaut and engineer
  • 1963 – Dean Wareham, New Zealand singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1964Adam Duritz, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1964 – Fiona Hyslop, Scottish businesswoman and politician
  • 1964 – Augusta Read Thomas, American composer, conductor and educator
  • 1965Brandt Jobe, American golfer
  • 1965 – Sam Mendes, English director and producer
  • 1966James St. James, American club promoter and author
  • 1967Gregg Jefferies, American baseball player and coach
  • 1967 – José Padilha, Brazilian director, producer and screenwriter
  • 1968Stacey Augmon, American basketball player and coach
  • 1968 – Dan Donegan, American heavy metal guitarist and songwriter
  • 1968 – Shigetoshi Hasegawa, Japanese baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1969Andrei Borissov, Estonian footballer and manager
  • 1969 – Kevin Jarvis, American baseball player and scout
  • 1969 – Graham Thorpe, English cricketer and journalist
  • 1970Quentin Coryatt, American football player
  • 1970 – David James, English footballer and manager
  • 1970 – Eugenie van Leeuwen, Dutch cricketer
  • 1972Nicke Andersson, Swedish singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1972 – Christer Basma, Norwegian footballer and coach
  • 1972 – Todd Bouman, American football player and coach
  • 1972 – Thomas Woods, American historian, economist, and academic
  • 1973Gregg Berhalter, American soccer player and coach
  • 1973 – Veerle Dejaeghere, Belgian runner
  • 1973 – Edurne Pasaban, Spanish mountaineer
  • 1974Cher Calvin, American journalist
  • 1974 – Marek Galiński, Polish cyclist (d. 2014)
  • 1974 – Tyron Henderson, South African cricketer
  • 1974 – Dennis Lawrence, Trinidadian footballer and coach
  • 1974 – Beckie Scott, Canadian skier
  • 1975Vhrsti, Czech author and illustrator
  • 1976Don Hertzfeldt, American animator, producer, screenwriter, and voice actor
  • 1976 – Søren Jochumsen, Danish footballer
  • 1976 – Nwankwo Kanu, Nigerian footballer
  • 1976 – David Nemirovsky, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1976 – Hasan Şaş, Turkish footballer and manager
  • 1976 – Cristian Stoica, Romanian-Italian rugby player
  • 1977Marc Denis, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
  • 1977 – Haspop, French-Moroccan dancer, choreographer, and actor
  • 1977 – Darnerien McCants, American-Canadian football player
  • 1977 – Damien Saez, French singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1977 – Yoshi Tatsu, Japanese wrestler and boxer
  • 1978Andy Blignaut, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1978 – Björn Ferry, Swedish biathlete
  • 1978 – Dhani Harrison, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1978 – Chris Iwelumo, Scottish footballer
  • 1978 – Edgerrin James, American football player
  • 1979Junior Agogo, Ghanaian footballer
  • 1979 – Nathan Fien, Australian-New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1979 – Jason Momoa, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1980Mancini, Brazilian footballer
  • 1980 – Romain Barras, French decathlete
  • 1980 – Esteban Paredes, Chilean footballer
  • 1981Dean Cox, Australian footballer
  • 1981 – Pia Haraldsen, Norwegian journalist and author
  • 1981 – Christofer Heimeroth, German footballer
  • 1981 – Stephen Hunt, Irish footballer
  • 1981 – Jamie Jones-Buchanan, English rugby player
  • 1982Basem Fathi, Jordanian footballer
  • 1982 – Montserrat Lombard, English actress, director, and screenwriter
  • 1983Bobby Carpenter, American football player
  • 1983 – Craig Clarke, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1983 – Julien Faubert, French footballer
  • 1983 – David Gervasi, Swiss decathlete
  • 1984Steve Feak, American game designer
  • 1984 – Francesco Gavazzi, Italian cyclist
  • 1984 – Brandon Kintzler, American baseball player
  • 1984 – Bastian Schweinsteiger, German footballer
  • 1985Stuart Holden, Scottish-American soccer player
  • 1985 – Adam Jones, American baseball player
  • 1985 – Cole Kimball, American baseball player
  • 1985 – Tendai Mtawarira, South African rugby player
  • 1985 – Kris Stadsgaard, Danish footballer
  • 1985 – Dušan Švento, Slovak footballer
  • 1986Damien Allen, English footballer
  • 1986 – Anton Strålman, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1986 – Andrew Taylor, English footballer
  • 1986 – Elena Vesnina, Russian tennis player
  • 1986 – Mike Wallace, American football player
  • 1987Iago Aspas, Spanish footballer
  • 1987 – Karen Carney, English women's football winger
  • 1987 – Sébastien Pocognoli, Belgian footballer
  • 1987 – Lee Wallace, Scottish footballer
  • 1987 – Taapsee Pannu, Indian actress[16]
  • 1988Mustafa Abdellaoue, Norwegian footballer
  • 1988 – Nemanja Matić, Serbian footballer[17]
  • 1988 – Patryk Małecki, Polish footballer
  • 1988 – Bodene Thompson, New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1989Madison Bumgarner, American baseball player
  • 1989 – Tiffany Hwang, Korean American singer, songwriter, and actress
  • 1990Aledmys Díaz, Cuban baseball player
  • 1990 – Elton Jantjies, South African rugby player
  • 1991Piotr Malarczyk, Polish footballer
  • 1991 – Marco Puntoriere, Italian footballer
  • 1992Austin Rivers, American basketball player
  • 1992 – Mrunal Thakur, Indian actress
  • 1993Álex Abrines, Spanish basketball player
  • 1993 – Leon Thomas III, American actor and singer
  • 1994Sergeal Petersen, South African rugby player
  • 1994 – Ayaka Wada, Japanese singer
  • 1995Madison Cawthorn, American politician [18]
  • 1996Katie Boulter, English tennis player
  • 2001Park Si-eun, South Korean actress

Deaths

Pre-1600

  • 30 BCMark Antony, Roman general and politician (b. 83 BC)[19]
  • 371Eusebius of Vercelli, Italian bishop and saint (b. 283)
  • 527Justin I, Byzantine emperor (b. 450)
  • 873Thachulf, duke of Thuringia
  • 946Ali ibn Isa al-Jarrah, Abbasid vizier (b. 859)
  • 946 – Lady Xu Xinyue, Chinese queen (b. 902)
  • 953Yingtian, Chinese Khitan empress (b. 879)
  • 984Æthelwold, bishop of Winchester
  • 1098Adhemar of Le Puy, French papal legate
  • 1137Louis VI, king of France (b. 1081)
  • 1146Vsevolod II of Kiev, Russian prince[20]
  • 1227Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)
  • 1252Giovanni da Pian del Carpine, Italian archbishop and explorer (b. 1180)
  • 1299Conrad de Lichtenberg, Bishop of Strasbourg (b. 1240)
  • 1402Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, English politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1341)
  • 1457Lorenzo Valla, Italian author and educator (b. 1406)
  • 1464Cosimo de' Medici, Italian ruler (b. 1386)
  • 1494Giovanni Santi, artist and father of Raphael (b. c. 1435)
  • 1541Simon Grynaeus, German theologian and scholar (b. 1493)
  • 1543Magnus I, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg (b. 1488)
  • 1546Peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (b. 1506)
  • 1557Olaus Magnus, Swedish archbishop, historian, and cartographer (b. 1490)
  • 1580Albrecht Giese, Polish-German politician and diplomat (b. 1524)
  • 1589Jacques Clément, French assassin of Henry III of France (b. 1567)

1601–1900

  • 1603Matthew Browne, English politician (b. 1563)
  • 1714Anne, Queen of Great Britain (b. 1665)[21]
  • 1787Alphonsus Maria de' Liguori, Italian bishop and saint (b. 1696)
  • 1795Clas Bjerkander, Swedish meteorologist, botanist, and entomologist (b. 1735)
  • 1796Sir Robert Pigot, 2nd Baronet, English colonel and politician (b. 1720)
  • 1797Emanuel Granberg, Finnish church painter (b. 1754)[22]
  • 1798François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers, French admiral (b. 1753)
  • 1807John Boorman, English cricketer (b. c. 1754)
  • 1807 – John Walker, English actor, philologist, and lexicographer (b. 1732)
  • 1808Lady Diana Beauclerk, English painter and illustrator (b. 1734)
  • 1812Yakov Kulnev, Russian general (b. 1763)
  • 1851William Joseph Behr, German publicist and academic (b. 1775)
  • 1863Jind Kaur Majarani (Regent) of the Sikh Empire (b. 1817)[23]
  • 1866John Ross, American tribal chief (b. 1790)
  • 1869Peter Julian Eymard, French Priest and Founder Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (b. 1811)
  • 1869Richard Dry, Australian politician, 7th Premier of Tasmania (b. 1815)

1901–present

Holidays and observances

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