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

Florence NightingaleFlorence Nightingale (1820-1910)

Aug 13 British nurse who revolutionized nursing during the Crimean War, dies at 90

  • 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 Palmer, Australian cricket medium pace/spin bowler (17 Tests, 78 wickets, BB 7/65; Victoria CA), dies at 51
  • Aug 22 [Joey] George Palmer, Australian cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies

William JamesWilliam James (1842-1910)

Aug 26 American psychologist (The Principles of Psychology) and philosopher (Pragmatism), dies at 68

  • Aug 27 Clement of Maasdijk, 1st Dutch aircraft death
  • Aug 28 Allen Hill, English cricket fast bowler (took 1st wicket in Test cricket; 2 Tests, 7 wickets; Yorkshire CCC), dies at 64
  • Aug 28 Paolo Mantegazza, Italian neurologist and anthropologist, dies at 78
  • Aug 29 Johan Eilerts de Haan, Dutch naval officer and explorer (Lucie River, Suriname), dies, likely due to malaria, at 44
  • Aug 30 Albert Vandal, French earl and historian (Napoleon), dies at 57
  • Aug 31 Emīls Dārziņš, Latvian composer (Melanholiskais valsis - Melancholic waltz), and music critic, dies when struck by a train at 34