Famous People Born in August 1840

  • Aug 1 Aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer
  • Aug 14 Baron Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist
  • Aug 17 Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League)
  • Aug 28 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns)
  • Aug 28 Alexander Cameron Sim, Scottish merchant (d. 1900)