On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1889

  • Aug 2 Eduardo GutiĆ©rrez, Argentinian author (b. 1851)
  • Aug 4 Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, German composer, dies at 75
  • Aug 5 Willem Ruys J Dz, Dutch ship owner, dies at 80
  • Aug 17 Ernst Franck, German composer and conductor, dies at 42
  • Aug 18 Jacques Damala [Aristides Damalas], Greek military officer and actor, dies from an overdose at 34
  • Aug 19 Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French writer (Contes cruels), dies at 60
  • Aug 22 John Sanger, British circus entrepreneur, dies (b. 1816)
  • Aug 24 Jan Matzeliger, Surinamese-Dutch inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies at 36
  • Aug 29 Stefan Dunjov, Banat Bulgarian military figure (b. 1815)