On This Day

Birthdays in History in August 1741

  • Aug 23 Jean-François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse, French explorer (led 1785 voyage of discovery), born in Albi, France (d. c. 1788?)
  • Aug 25 Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian and adventurer, born in Bischofswerda, Germany (d. 1792)
  • Aug 31 Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general, born in Gradačac, Bosnia and Herzegovina (d. 1834)