On This Day

What Happened in August 1750

Historical Events

  • Aug 7 Slave uprising on Curacao

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 10 Daniel Gottlob Türk, German organist and composer, born in Claußnitz, Saxony (d. 1813)

Person of interestAntonio Salieri

Aug 18 Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (Tarare), born in Legnago, Republic of Venice (d. 1825)

Composer Antonio Salieri
Composer
Antonio Salieri
  • Aug 24 Letizia Ramolino, Italian noble and mother of Napoleon Bonaparte, born in Ajaccio, France (d. 1836)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 12 Rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies