What Happened in August 1764

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 13 Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general, born in Paris (d. 1813)
  • Aug 20 Charles F Bentinck, Dutch minister of Colonies
  • Aug 22 Charles Percier, French architect, born in Paris (d. 1838)

Famous Weddings

Leopold II

Aug 5 Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II (17) weds queen Maria Luisa of Spain (18) in Innsbruck, Austria