Famous Deaths in August 1891

  • Aug 4 George Washington Williams, historian (History of Negro), dies at 41
  • Aug 5 Henry Charles Litolff, French pianist/componist, dies at 73
  • Aug 12 James Russell Lowell, poet/critic/diplomat, dies
  • Aug 14 Johnny Mullagh, cricketer (Aboriginal tourist 1868), dies
  • Aug 22 Jan Neruda, Czech author (b. 1834)
  • Aug 29 Pierre Lallement, inventor of the bicycle (b. 1843 or 1844)