On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1797

  • Aug 5 Friedrich August Kummer, German composer and musician, born in Meiningen (d. 1879)
  • Aug 9 Charles Robert Malden, British naval officer (discoverer of Malden Island, central Pacific), born in Putney, Surrey (d. 1855)

Person of interestMary Shelley

Aug 30 Mary Shelley, English author (Frankenstein), born in London, England (d. 1851)

Frankenstein Author Mary Shelley
Frankenstein Author
Mary Shelley