Deaths in History in August 1792

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 3 Richard Arkwright, English industrialist and inventor (created the spinning frame), dies at 59

Industrialist and Inventor Richard Arkwright
Industrialist and Inventor
Richard Arkwright

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 5 Frederick North, Lord North, Prime Minister of Great Britain (Tory: 1770-82), "who lost America", dies at 60

British Prime Minister Frederick North
British Prime Minister
Frederick North
  • Aug 25 Jacques Cazotte, French writer (b. 1719)