August 1818 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 1 Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer on Nantucket Island
  • Aug 2 [Willem] Alexander FCNM, prince of the Netherlands/general-major
  • Aug 3 HM Jozef Schadde, Flemish architect (New Stock exchange Antwerp)
  • Aug 4 Lovell Harrison Rosseau, Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Aug 13 Lucy Blackwell-Stone, US abolitionist (US Woman's Suffrage Association)
  • Aug 18 William Farquhar Barry, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1879)
  • Aug 23 Rufus Ingalls, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1893)
  • Aug 30 Alexander H. Rice, 30th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1895)

Deaths in History

  • Aug 22 Warren Hastings, 1st governor-general of India (1773-84), dies at 85
  • Aug 28 Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies