August 30 in freethought history…

August 30, 1926 – Paul J. Gaylor is born in Springfield, Missouri. He was the husband of the late Anne Nicol Gaylor, founder of the Freedom from Religion Foundation. Mr. Gaylor also served in the leadership of the FFRF until his death in 2011 from brain cancer.

August 30, 1930 – Warren Buffett, billionaire investor and philanthropist, is born in Omaha, Nebraska. The “Sage of Omaha” is wide considered the most successful investor of the 20th century, ranked among the most wealthy people on the planet, with a net worth around $60 billion. Buffett is well-known for his personal frugality and commitment to philanthropic endeavors (most notably the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation). As for religion, Buffett describes himself as an agnostic.

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