On This Day

August 1795 in History

Events in History

  • Aug 15 Joseph Haydn leaves England forever
  • Aug 17 Slave revolt at Knip plantation, Curacao
  • Aug 18 Curacao governor De Veer sends militia to stop rebellious slaves
  • Aug 20 Joseph Haydn returns to Vienna from England
  • Aug 25 CuraƧao slaves opponents returns to St Christopher

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 22 Abraham Capadose, Dutch physician and missionary, born in Amsterdam (d. 1874)
  • Aug 28 Joannes Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond, born in Bree, Belgium (d. 1886)

Deaths in History

  • Aug 4 Timothy Ruggles, American-born Tory politician (b. 1711)
  • Aug 26 Alessandro Cagliostro [Giuseppe Balsamo], Italian adventurer and magician (Prince of Quacks), dies while serving a life imprisonment for being a freemason in Castel Sant'Angelo at 52