On This Day

Birthdays in History in August 1721

  • Aug 4 Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford, English politician (d. 1803)
  • Aug 21 Lucretia Wilhelmina van Merken, Dutch poet, born in Amsterdam (d. 1789)
  • Aug 31 George Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775)