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August 1738 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 2 France offers Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI mediation in his war against Turkey

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VI

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 1 Jacques François Dugommier, French general, born in Trois-Rivières, Guadeloupe, France (d. 1794)

Deaths in History

  • Aug 9 Pierre Drevet, French engraver, dies at 75
  • Aug 16 Joe Miller, English comic, dies