On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1786

  • Aug 1 Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal Affairs, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1861)

Davy Crockett

Aug 17 Davy Crockett, American frontiersman, adventurer and politician, born in Greene County, Tennessee (d. 1836)

  • Aug 17 Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, mother of Queen Victoria, born in Coburg, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1861)
  • Aug 25 Ludwig I, King of Bavaria (1825-48), born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1868)