On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1880

  • Aug 5 Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra, Austrian physician (b. 1816)
  • Aug 15 Adelaide Neilson, English stage actress (Julia-The Hunchback), dies while horse riding at 32
  • Aug 16 Herschel Vespasian Johnson, American politician (41st Governor of Georgia), dies at 67
  • Aug 17 Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist and composer (b. 1810)
  • Aug 28 Charles Thomas Jackson, American physician and geologist, dies at 75
  • Aug 29 Paul Octave H├ębert, American Brigadier General and 14th Governor of Louisiana, dies at 61
  • Aug 29 Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, Bvt Major General (Union Army), dies at 47