Most of the following men were not Baptists . But the Lord has used , is using , and shall use non-Baptists to furthur His kingdom . August 1 -- Andrew Melville was born in 1545 August 1 -- James Henley Thornwell died in 1862 August 4 -- Rolfe P. Barnard was born in 1904 9th -- Adoniram judson was born in 1788 11th -- August Toplady died in 1778 12th -- Rowland Hill was born in 1744 17th -- William Carey was born in 1761 24th -- John Owen died in 1683 26th -- Thomas Bradwardine died in 1349 28th -- Augustine died in 430 31st -- John Bunyan died in 1688 31st -- Gordon H. Clark was born in 1902 Hmm , 6 births and 6 deaths . Usually the deaths exceed the births in a given month regarding noted Christians of the past . Did I miss some important Calvinists ? Please feel free to share .