On This Day

What Happened in August 1752

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 13 Maria Carolina of Austria, Queen of the Two Sicilies, born in Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna (d. 1814)
  • Aug 27 Herman Muntinghe, Dutch theologist (History of Mankind), born in Termunten, Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1824)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 22 William Whiston, English Anglican priest and mathematician, dies at 84