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 This day in History - August 21
328 Historic Events for August 21
1725

Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter

Birth
1751

Johann Georg Witthauer, composer

Birth
1765

William IV, king of England (1830-37)

Birth
1772

Alessandro Felici, composer, dies at 29

Death
1772

Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer, dies at 48

Death
1780

Jernej Kopitar, Slovenian censor (Slovenian Grammar)

Birth
1785

Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon), dies

Death
1789

Augustin-Louis, Baron Cauchy, French mathematician

Birth
1798

Corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp, dies at 62

Death
1798

Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France, L'Amour)

Birth
1801

Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, WW II Dutch statesman/historian

Birth
1806

Johannes Frederick Frohlich, composer

Birth
1809

Francesco Schira, composer

Birth
1810

Thomas Jefferson McKean, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1812

Silverius Muller, composer, dies at 67

Death
1821

William Barksdale, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

Birth
1824

Santiago Ferrer, composer, dies at 62

Death
1824

John Taylor, philosopher (Jeffersonian Democracy), dies at 70

Death
1824

John Sanford Mason, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1897

Birth
1825

Kate Fanny Loder, composer

Birth
1829

Otto Goldschmidt, composer

Birth
1831

Nat Turner slave revolt kills 55 (Southampton County, Virginia)

Event
1838

A v Chamisso, writer, dies at 57

Death
1841

John Hampton patents venetian blind

Event
1847

Arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader

Birth