On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1835

  • Aug 2 Elisha Grey, American electrical engineer and inventor (Telephone), born in Barnesville, Ohio
  • Aug 8 James William Forsyth, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Maumee, Ohio (d. 1906)
  • Aug 10 Gyula Beliczay, composer
  • Aug 14 Tom King, English boxer, rower and bookmaker (English heavyweight champion), born in London, England (d. 1888)
  • Aug 26 Theodore Washington Brevard, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Aug 27 Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author and painter, born in Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium (d. 1918)