On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1753

  • Aug 3 Charles Stanhope, 3rd earl Stanhope, English radical politician and scientist, born in London (d. 1816)
  • Aug 12 Thomas Bewick, England, artist (British Birds, Aesop's Fables)
  • Aug 17 Josef Dobrovsk√Ĺ, Czech linguist (d. 1828)
  • Aug 22 Christian Friedrich Ruppe, Dutch-German composer, born in Bad Salzungen, Germany (d. 1826)