August 1823 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 3 Thomas Francis Meagher, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1867)
  • Aug 4 Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton, (Gov-Ind), (d. 1877)
  • Aug 8 Theodule Augustin Ribot, painter
  • Aug 9 Daniel Marsh Frost, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1900)
  • Aug 10 Charles Keene, Hornsey, artist
  • Aug 10 Charles Thomas Campbell, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • Aug 10 Hugh Stowell Brown, Manx preacher (d. 1886)
  • Aug 11 Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)
  • Aug 13 Goldwin Smith, English-born historian and journalist (d. 1910)
  • Aug 15 Orris Sanford Ferry, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Aug 18 Willem J F Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian
  • Aug 25 John Newton, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
  • Aug 31 Galusha Aaron Grow, MC (Union), (d. 1907)

Deaths in History

  • Aug 2 Lazare Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (b. 1753)
  • Aug 3 Jacob A Uitenhage de Mist, Dutch politician/colonial dir, dies at 74
  • Aug 20 Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], Pope (1800-23), dies at 83