On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1910

  • Aug 3 Nicolas Kinet, Belgian pilot, dies
  • Aug 5 Wojciech Gawronski, Polish composer, dies at 42
  • Aug 9 Huo Yuanjia, Chinese martial artist (mizongy), dies at 42
  • Aug 10 Joe Gans, American boxer (world lightweight champion), dies of tuberculosis at 35
  • Aug 15 Constantin Fahlberg, Russian chemist who discovered Saccharin (artificial sweetener), dies at 59 [1]
  • Aug 16 Charles Lenepveu, French composer, dies at 69
  • Aug 20 Arthur Coquard, French composer, dies at 64
  • Aug 22 [Joey] George Palmer, Australian cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies

Person of interestWilliam James

Aug 26 William James, American psychologist and philosopher (Pragmatism), dies at 68

Father of American psychology William James
Father of American psychology
William James
  • Aug 27 Clement of Maasdijk, 1st Dutch aircraft death
  • Aug 28 Paolo Mantegazza, Italian neurologist and anthropologist, dies at 78
  • Aug 29 Allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies
  • Aug 29 John YWJ Eilerts de Cock, sea officer (Suriname), dies at 44
  • Aug 29 Johan Eilerts de Haan, Dutch sea officer (Lucie R, Suriname), dies at 44
  • Aug 30 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57
  • Aug 31 Emīls Dārziņš, Latvian composer, dies at 34