On This Day

What Happened in August 1767

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 25 Antoine Louis Léon de Saint-Just, French revolutionary and writer, born in Decize, France (d. 1794)
  • Aug 30 Christian Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, German pianist, composer and publisher, born in Wachenhausen (d. 1822)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 28 Johann Schobert, German-French composer, dies after eating poison mushrooms at about 32