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August 25, 1819 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in History

  • Allan Pinkerton, American private detective and founder of Chicago detective agency, born in Glasgow (d. 1894)

Deaths in History


Person of interestJames Watt

James Watt, Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer and chemist (steam engine), dies at 83

Inventor, Engineer and Chemist James Watt
Inventor, Engineer and Chemist
James Watt

1819 in History