On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1818

  • Aug 22 Warren Hastings, 1st governor-general of India (1773-84), dies at 85
  • Aug 28 Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies
  • Aug 31 Arthur St. Clair, American soldier and politician (President of the Continental Congress, 1787), dies at 81