What Happened in August 1725

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 15 Ferdinando Bertoni, composer
  • Aug 21 Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter, born in Tournus, France (d. 1805)
  • Aug 24 Johann Balthasar Kehl, German composer, born in Coburg, Germany (d. 1778)
  • Aug 29 Charles Townshend, English politician, 3rd Viscount of Townshend, born in Raynham Hall, Norfolk (d. 1767)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 15 Gerhard Noodt, Dutch lawyer, dies at 77