On This Day

Famous Deaths in August 1712

  • Aug 3 Joshua Barnes, English scholar (b. 1654)
  • Aug 4 Johann Jacob de Neufville, German composer, dies at 27
  • Aug 7 Friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer, dies at 48
  • Aug 18 Richard Savage, 4th Earl Rivers, English soldier
  • Aug 24 Thomas Bullis, Jr. English composer, dies at 54
  • Aug 26 Sebastian Anton Scherer, German composer, dies at 80
  • Aug 29 Gregory King, English statistician (law of King), dies at 63