On This Day

What Happened in August 1737

Historical Events

  • Aug 18 First public admittance to the Salon de Paris art exhibition at the Louvre in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 10 Anton Losenko, Russian painter (d. 1773)
  • Aug 11 Joseph Nollekins, sculptor, born in London, England
  • Aug 14 Charles Hutton, English mathematician and surveyor, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (d. 1823)
  • Aug 19 Johann Georg Christoph Schetky, German cellist and composer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1824)