Who Was Born Today – August 2 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – August 2 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on August 2
1754 Pierre Charles L’Enfant, French engineer who designed the layout of Washington, D.C.
1820 John Tyndall, British physicist and the first scientist to show why the sky is blue.
1865 Irving Babbitt, scholar and founder of the modern humanistic movement.
1924 James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
1932 Peter O’Toole, Irish actor.
1942 Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
1949 James Fallows, writer and editor of U.S. News and World Report.

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