Famous Deaths in August 1889

  • Aug 2 Eduardo GutiĆ©rrez, Argentinian author (b. 1851)
  • Aug 4 Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, composer, dies at 75
  • Aug 5 Willem Ruys J Dz, ship owner, dies at 80
  • Aug 17 Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42
  • Aug 19 Jean MMPA de Villiers de l'isle-Adam, French writer (Axel), dies at 60
  • Aug 22 John Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies
  • Aug 24 Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies
  • Aug 29 Stefan Dunjov, Banat Bulgarian military figure (b. 1815)