August 1832 in History

Events in History

  • Aug 1 The Black Hawk War ends.
  • Aug 2 Battle of Bad Axe, Wisconsin: 1,300 Illinois militia defeat Sauk & Fox Native Americans ending the Black Hawk War in the US
  • Aug 15 Gregory XVI encyclical On liberalism & religious indifferentism
  • Aug 27 Black Hawk, leader of Sauk-indians, gives himself up

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 2 Henry Steel Olcott, co-founder (Theosophical Society)
  • Aug 11 Thomas Ogden Osbord, American lawyer, diplomat and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Licking County, Ohio (d. 1904)
  • Aug 12 Hely Hutchinson Almond, politician/doctor
  • Aug 16 Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist, psychologist and philosopher, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1920)
  • Aug 20 Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe, inventor, (d. 1913)
  • Aug 23 Alexander Chambers, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Cattaraugus, New York (d. 1888)
  • Aug 27 James Alexander Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)

Weddings in History

  • Aug 9 King Leopold I of Belgium marries Louisa Maria

Deaths in History

  • Aug 24 Nicolas LĂ©onard Sadi Carnot, French mathematician (b. 1796)