Birthdays in History in August 1842

  • Aug 14 Henry Duff Trail, journalist/author
  • Aug 16 Jakob Rosanes, German mathematician (d. 1922)
  • Aug 20 Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter
  • Aug 24 Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market)
  • Aug 26 Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (Lumbaalpunctie)
  • Aug 28 Willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist
  • Aug 30 Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia (d. 1849)