Deaths in History in August 1912

  • Aug 7 Fran├žois-Alphonse Forel, Swiss hydrologist (b. 1841)
  • Aug 13 Octavia Hill, British reformer, leader of open-space movement, dies of cancer at 73
  • Aug 20 William Booth, English minister/founder (Leader des Heils), dies
  • Aug 24 Alfred Berger, Austrian playwright, dies at 59