August 1775 in history

August 1775 events chronologically

Aug 20 The Spanish establish the Presidio San Augustin del Tucson in the town that became Tucson, Arizona
Aug 23 American Revolutionary War: King George III delivers his Proclamation of Rebellion to the Court of St. James's stating that the American colonies have proceeded to a state of open and avowed rebellion

Born in August 1775

Aug 2 William Henry Ireland an English forger of would-be Shakespearean documents and plays. He is less well known as a poet, writer of gothic novels and histories. Although he was apparently christened William-Henry, he was known as Samuel through much of his life , and many sources list his name as Samuel William Henry Ireland
Aug 6 Daniel O'Connell an Irish political leader in the first half of the 19th century. He campaigned for Catholic Emancipation—including the right for Catholics to sit in the Westminster Parliament, denied for over 100 years—and repeal of the Act of Union which combined Great Britain and Ireland
Aug 6 Louis Antoine Duke of Angoulême the eldest son of Charles X of France and, from 1824 to 1830, the last Dauphin of France. Due to his father's abdication during the July Revolution in 1830, he never reigned over France but after his father's death in 1836 he was the legitimist pretender as Louis XIX
Aug 15 Carl Franz Anton Ritter von Schreibers an Austrian naturalist who was a native of Pressburg, Hungary, Habsburg Empire.
Aug 26 William Joseph Behr German publicist and writer.
Aug 31 Agnes Bulmer a English poet. She is believed to have written the longest epic poem ever written by a woman. The piece, Messiah's Kingdom, took over nine years to complete

Died in August 1775

Aug 13 Michał Fryderyk Czartoryski a Polish nobleman, Duke of Klewań and Żuków, magnate, Knight of the Order of the White Eagle since 1726. Co-founder and leader of the "Familia"
Aug 21 Daher el-Omar the autonomous Arab ruler of Northern Palestine during the mid-18th century. The founder of modern Haifa, he fortified many cities, among them Acre