Birthdays in History in August 1850

  • Aug 3 Paul A Daum, Dutch writer/founder/editor (Batavian Newspaper)
  • Aug 3 Reginald Heber Roe, 2nd Headmaster of Brisbane Grammar School (d. 1926)
  • Aug 5 Guy de Maupassant, French author (Boule de Suif), born in Ch√Ęteau de Miromesnil, France (d. 1893)
  • Aug 26 Charles Richet, French physiologist (anaphylaxis-Nobel 1913)