On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1859

Person of interestHorace Mann

Aug 2 Horace Mann, American education advocate, dies at 63

Father of American Education Horace Mann
Father of American Education
Horace Mann
  • Aug 4 Jean Vianney, French Catholic priest, dies at 73
  • Aug 10 George Staunton, English writer and traveller to China, dies at 68