August 1802 in History

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 2 Napoleon declared "Consul for Life"

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Aug 7 Napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti)
  • Aug 25 Toussaint L'Ouverture imprisoned in Fort de Joux, Jura, France

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 2 Nicholas Patrick Stephen Wiseman, 1st archbishop of Westminster
  • Aug 5 Niels H Abel, Norwegian mathematician (Abel's Comparisons)
  • Aug 13 Nikolaus Lenau, Hungary, German poet (Faust, Die Albigenser)
  • Aug 14 Letitia Elizabeth Landon, England, poet (Heath's Book of Beauty)
  • Aug 20 Cadwalader Ringgold, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1867)

Deaths in History

  • Aug 3 Henry DFL, prince of Prussia/general/diplomat, dies
  • Aug 10 Aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist, dies at 77