On This Day

Birthdays in History in August 1753

  • Aug 3 Charles Stanhope, 3rd earl Stanhope, English radical politician and scientist, born in London (d. 1816)
  • Aug 12 Thomas Bewick, England, artist (British Birds, Aesop's Fables)
  • Aug 17 Josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828)