Deaths in History in August 1889

  • Aug 2 Eduardo GutiĆ©rrez, Argentinian author (b. 1851)
  • Aug 5 Willem Ruys J Dz, ship owner, dies at 80
  • Aug 19 Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French writer (Contes cruels), dies at 60
  • Aug 22 John Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies
  • Aug 24 Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies
  • Aug 29 Stefan Dunjov, Banat Bulgarian military figure (b. 1815)