On This Day

What Happened in August 1683

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 24 Meinrad Spiess, German composer, born in Honsolgen (d. 1761)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 18 Charles Hart, British Shakespearean actor, dies
  • Aug 24 John Owen, English non-conformist theologian (b. 1616)
  • Aug 26 Christoph Schultze, composer, dies at 76