What Happened In August 1870 In History

Historical Events for August, 1870

  • 6th » Franco-Prussian War: The Battle of Spicheren is fought, resulting in a Kingdom of Prussia named Prussian victory.
  • 6th » Franco-Prussian War: The Battle of Wörth (1870) known as Battle of Wörth results in a decisive Kingdom of Prussia or Prussian victory.
  • 8th » The 'Republic of Ploiești', a failed Liberalism and radicalism in Romania e.g Radical-Liberal rising against Domnitor Carol I of Romania or Carol of Romania.
  • 16th » Franco-Prussian War: The Battle of Mars-la-Tour is fought, resulting in a Kingdom of Prussia known as Prussian victory.
  • 18th » Franco-Prussian War: Battle of Gravelotte is fought.
  • 24th » The Wolseley Expedition reaches Manitoba to end the Red River Rebellion.

Famous Birthdays on August in 1870

  • 4th » Harry Lauder, Scottish actor and singer (d. 1950)
  • 11th » Tom Richardson, English cricketer (d. 1912)
  • 18th » Hugh Bromley-Davenport, England cricketer (d. 1954)
  • 18th » Lavr Kornilov, Russian general (d. 1918)
  • 19th » Bernard Baruch, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1965)
  • 27th » Amado Nervo, Mexican journalist, poet, and diplomat (d. 1919)
  • 31st » Maria Montessori, Italian physician and educator (d. 1952)

Famous Deaths for August 1870

  • 14th » David Farragut, American admiral (b. 1801)
  • 17th » Perucho Figueredo, Cuban poet and activist (b. 1818)

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