Birthdays in History in August 1798

  • Aug 15 Sangolli Rayanna, prominent Indian warrior, born in Karnataka, India
  • Aug 21 Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France, L'Amour), born in Paris (d. 1874)
  • Aug 28 Gershom Jaques Van Brunt, U.S. Army (Union Navy), born in Monmouth County, New Jersey (d. 1863)