John Watt Beattie (1859, 15 August - 1930, 24 June) was born - UK, Scotland, Aberdeen.
Toni Catany (1942, 15 August - ) was born - Spain, Mallorca, Llucmajor. Spanish photographer working in Barcelona since 1960 specializing in calotype studies of nudes, portraits and still lives.
Willy Maywald (1907, 15 August - 1985) was born - Germany, Cleve. German-born photographer who moved to Paris in 1931 and was active there through the 1930s. He documented daily life in the streets, cafes, the interiors of the artists studios and workshops of Montparnasse and the construction of the l’Exposition More...
Paul Outerbridge (1896, 15 August - 1958, 17 October) was born - US, NY, New York. American photographer. He experimented with early color processes (tri-color carbro) and later gained reputation as a fashion and portrait photographer frequently using nudes.
The Paul Outerbridge Papers (1915-1979) are held at More...
Dominic Rouse (1959, 15 August - ) was born - England, Essex, Witham. Contemporary master of the surreal photograph.
Dominic was born in England in 1959 and started his career as a press photographer at the age of sixteen working for local and national newspapers.
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Dr. John Anderson (1833, 4 October - 1900, 15 August) died.
René Magritte (1898, 21 November - 1967, 15 August) died - Belgium, Brussels. Belgian painter, sculptor, and photographer. One of the greatest of the Surrealists.
Marshall Sigford (1910, 6 March - 2002, 15 August) died.