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Notable Birthdays for August 7

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Those born on this date include:

- Hungarian countess/serial killer Elizabeth Bathory in 1560
- Carl Ritter, German co-founder of modern geographical science, in 1779
- World War I Dutch spy/courtesan known as Mata Hari, born Margaret Gertrude Zelle, in 1876
- diplomat/Nobel Prize winner Ralph Bunche in 1904
- actor Carl Switzer in 1927
- baseball pitcher Don Larsen in 1929
- humorist Garrison Keillor in 1942 (age 78)
- actor Tobin Bell in 1942 (age 78)
- former FBI Director Robert Mueller in 1944 (age 76)
- Minnesota Supreme Court Justice/football Hall of Fame member Alan Page in 1945 (age 75)
- actor Wayne Knight in 1955 (age 65)
- actor David Duchovny in 1960 (age 60)
- actor Maggie Wheeler in 1961 (59)
- actor David Mann in 1966 (age 54)
- actor Charlize Theron in 1975 (age 45)
- DJ Samantha Ronson in 1977 (age 43)
- actor Abbie Cornish in 1982 (age 38)
- hockey player Sidney Crosby in 1987 (age 33)
- actor Brett Gray in 1996 (age 24)
- actor Liam James in 1996 (age 24).

 

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