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August 1729 in History

Birthdays in History


Person of interestWilliam Howe

Aug 10 William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe, British Military Leader (commander of British forces in the American Revolutionary War), born in England (d. 1814)

Military Leader William Howe
Military Leader
William Howe

Deaths in History

  • Aug 15 Benjamin Neukirch, German poet (Herrn von Hofmannswaldau), dies at 64