On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1705

  • Aug 4 Václav Matyáš Gurecký, Bohemian composer born in Přerov, Czech Republic (d. 1743)
  • Aug 8 Gustaaf Imhoff, gov of Ceylon (1736-40)/gov of Neth-Indies (1743-50)
  • Aug 30 David Hartley, English philosopher and Founder of the Associationist School of Psychology, born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England (d. 1757)