On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1874

  • Aug 14 Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs, American politician (Secretary of State and Superintendent of Public Instruction of Florida) and Presbyterian minister, dies at 52
  • Aug 22 Sydney Thompson Dobell, English poet, dies at 50
  • Aug 27 Johan George Schwartze, painter, dies
  • Aug 27 John Henry Foley, Irish sculptor (Prince Albert Memorial), dies at 56