On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1822

  • Aug 12 Robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies
  • Aug 19 Melchor Lopez Jimenez, composer, dies at 62

Person of interestWilliam Herschel

Aug 25 William Herschel, German-British astronomer (discovered Uranus), dies at 83

Astronomer William Herschel
William Herschel