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, Spanish composer (Santiago de Compostela cathedral), dies at 62

William Herschel

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