Deaths in History in August 1785

  • Aug 14 John William Fletcher, evangelist, dies
  • Aug 17 Jonathan Trumbull, American politician and statesman, dies at 74
  • Aug 21 Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Cage, Mercury Fastening his Sandals), dies at 71
  • Aug 26 George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville, British soldier and politician (b. 1716)