The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

August 1st famous birthdays

Mia Stammer

Mia Stammer (26)

Japanese-American YouTuber

Robert Todd Lincoln

Robert Todd Lincoln (1843 - 1926)

American lawyer and politician

Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa (41)

American actor

Casey Barker

Casey Barker (25)

English YouTuber

Malcom Suarez

Malcom Suarez (18)

Canadian social media star

Anderson Webb

Anderson Webb (19)

English internet star

Gegard Mousasi

Gegard Mousasi (35)

Dutch-Armenian mixed martial artist

Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes (55)

English stage, TV and film director

JJ Hannon

JJ Hannon (19)

American singer

Coolio

Coolio (57)

American rapper and record producer

Granny Smith

Granny Smith (94)

American Instagram star

Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia (1942 - 1995)

American musician and guitarist

Max Carver

Max Carver (32)

American actor

Emma Berman

Emma Berman (12)

American actress

Kenza Boutrif

Kenza Boutrif (19)

English social media star and model

Herman Melville

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

American writer and poet

Weluvche

Weluvche (21)

American internet star

Van McCann

Van McCann (28)

Welsh singer

Eden Skory

Eden Skory (20)

American YouTuber

Pierre Bourdieu

Pierre Bourdieu (1930 - 2002)

French sociologist, anthropologist and famous writer

Luke Eisner

Luke Eisner (24)

American model and actor

Austin Rivers

Austin Rivers (28)

American basketball player

Emily Jones

Emily Jones (43)

American journalist

Dom DeLuise

Dom DeLuise (1933 - 2009)

American actor and comedian

Delina Hillock

Delina Hillock (12)

American internet star

Nwankwo Kanu

Nwankwo Kanu (44)

Nigerian footballer

Adam Jones (Baseball player)

Adam Jones (Baseball player) (35)

American baseball player

Leon Thomas III

Leon Thomas III (27)

American actor and singer

Chantel Houston

Chantel Houston (29)

American YouTuber

Tempestt Bledsoe

Tempestt Bledsoe (47)

American actress

Trevor Wagner

Trevor Wagner (23)

American TikTok star

Grant Crapp

Grant Crapp (25)

Australian reality star

Barbie Imperial

Barbie Imperial (22)

Filipino reality star

Devon Hughes

Devon Hughes (48)

American wrestler

Cymphonique Miller

Cymphonique Miller (24)

American actress and singer

Aydon Holley

Aydon Holley (20)

American social media star

Oona Laurence

Oona Laurence (18)

American actress

Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key (1779 - 1843)

American lawyer, author, and songwriter

Chuck D

Chuck D (60)

American rapper, producer, and author

Kenzie Elizabeth

Kenzie Elizabeth (23)

American social media star

Michael Penn

Michael Penn (62)

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and composer

Adam Duritz

Adam Duritz (56)

American singer-songwriter, musician, and producer

Jack O'Connell

Jack O'Connell (30)

English actor

Tiffany Young

Tiffany Young (31)

Korean-American singer and actress

On this day

August 1 in History

  • 527

    August 1, 527:

    Justinian I is crowned the main king of the empire known as Byzantine. He is otherwise known as Petrus Sabbatius.

  • 1498

    August 1, 1498:

    Popular explorer, Christopher Columbus discovers modern-day Venezuela. He initially named the place "Isla Santa" and handed it over to Spain.

  • 1800

    August 1, 1800:

    The Kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland merge to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The union is formed after ‘The Acts of Union 1800’ were accepted.

  • 1980

    August 1, 1980:

    English collective Def Leppard performs in the United States for the first time. They opened the show headlined by Australian band, AC/DC in the city of New York.

  • 1987

    August 1, 1987:

    MTV Europe begins transmission. The music video of Dire Straits' single titled "Money for Nothing" becomes the maiden video to be shown on the network.

  • 1988

    August 1, 1988:

    American music group Mudhoney releases its maiden single entitled "Touch Me I'm Sick". 

  • 1992

    August 1, 1992:

    MTV premieres the music video for the song titled "Jeremy" by American rock group Pearl Jam. It would later be named VMA’s “Video of the Year”.

  • 1994

    August 1, 1994:

    English band, The Rolling Stones starts their musical tour dubbed “Voodoo Lounge tour”. They would go on to perform in a number of countries including USA, Canada, Mexico, and South Africa.

  • August 1, 1994:

    Pop star, Michael Jackson announces his marriage to singer, Lisa Marie Presley. They had their ceremony eleven weeks earlier in a city in Dominican Republic.

  • 2015

    August 1, 2015: Canadian rock collective, Rush performs at their last musical show. The group consisted of some high-profile performers like Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.