What Happened In August 1849 In History
Historical Events for August, 1849
- 22nd » The first airstrike known as air raid in history. Austria launches pilotless balloons against the city of Venice.
- 28th » After a month-long siege, Venice, which had declared itself independent as the Republic of San Marco, surrenders to Austria.
Famous Birthdays on August in 1849
- 19th » Joaquim Nabuco, Brazilian politician (d. 1910)
- 20th » Charles Hubbard (archer) named Charles Hubbard, American archer (d. 1923)
- 23rd » William Ernest Henley, English poet and critic (d. 1903)
Famous Deaths for August 1849
- 2nd » Muhammad Ali of Egypt (b. 1769)
- 4th » Anita Garibaldi, Brazilian wife of Giuseppe Garibaldi (b. 1821)
- 12th » Albert Gallatin, Swiss-American ethnologist, linguist, and politician, 4th United States Secretary of the Treasury (b. 1761)
Year 1849 events in history for the month of August
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