On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1807

  • Aug 8 Emilie Flygare-CarlĂ©n, Swedish novelist (d. 1892)
  • Aug 11 David Rice Atchison, American politician (not President of the United States for a day on March 4, 1849), born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 1886) [1]
  • Aug 18 Charles Francis Adams Snr., American writer and diplomat, US Minister to the UK, son of President John Quincy Adams, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1886)