Birthdays in History in August 1803

  • Aug 3 Joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace), born in Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire (d. 1865)
  • Aug 13 Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher and writer (d. 1869)
  • Aug 15 James Douglas, father of British Columbia
  • Aug 18 Nathan Clifford, American statesman, diplomat, and Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1881)
  • Aug 25 Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, the Duque de Caxias, Brazilian military leader
  • Aug 27 Edward Beecher, American theologian (d. 1895)