On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1894

  • Aug 3 George Inness, American landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap), dies at 69
  • Aug 16 Herman van der Tuuk, Dutch linguist (Toba Batak grammar), dies at 70
  • Aug 18 William Charles Levey, Irish conductor and composer, dies at 57
  • Aug 26 PPH van Ham, Dutch general-major, dies in battle on Lombok
  • Aug 26 Te Wherowhero Tāwhia, Second Māori King and leader of the Waikato tribes in New Zealand, dies at 71 or 72