Adriano Heitmann (1951, 17 August - ) was born - Switzerland, Zurich. Swiss photojournalist.
Lotte Jacobi (1896, 17 August - 1990, 6 May) was born - Germany [West Prussia], Thorn - [now Poland, Torun]. Portraits of celebrities. She also carried out experimental work on cameraless abstract images that she called photogenics.
Lida Moser (1920, 17 August - 2014, 12 August) was born - US, NY, New York City. American photographer.
Wilhelm Heinrich Immanuel Bleek (1827, 8 March - 1875, 17 August) died - South Africa, Mowbray. Curator, linguist on the languages of South Africa, ethnologist.
John Pearson Nash (1828, 2 October - 1885, 17 August) died - England, London.
George H. Rothrock (1843, 31 March - 1924, 17 August) died - US, CA, San Diego. Pioneer photographer in Arizona.
Joseph Janvier Woodward (1833, 30 October - 1884, 17 August) died - US, PA. Woodward served in the U.S. Civil War as medical officer and produced several publications on war-related diseases including "Outlines of the Chief Camp Diseases of the United States Armies" (Philadelphia, 1863) and "The Medical and Surgical More...