Mark Cohen (1943, 24 August - ) was born - US, PA, Wilkes-Barre. American photographer.
Henry Harrison Gordon Hands (1841, 24 August - 1901, 2 September) was born - India, Ootacamund (?).
Claudia Kunin (1954, 24 August - ) was born - US, CA, Los Angeles. Contemporary photographer working with anaglyphs, images that appear three-dimensional when viewed with blue/red glasses.
Arne Svenson (1952, 24 August - ) was born - US, CA, Santa Monica.
George Michael James Giles (1853, 20 December - 1916, 24 August) died.
John Dillwyn Llewelyn (1810, 12 January - 1882, 24 August) died - Great Britain, London. A chemist who experimented with early photographic processes and was, by marriage, a cousin of William Henry Fox Talbot. He took landscapes, portraits, architectural shots and an early series of animals in natural settings. These shots amazed More...
Emmanuel Sougez (1889, 16 July - 1972, 24 August) died. French photographer and writer. He is best known for his still-lifes and landscape work.
Wilfred Thesiger (1910, 3 June - 2003, 24 August) died - England, Croyden. British explorer and travel writer. After studying at Eton and Oxford University he returned to Africa in 1930 and commenced his travels within Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Of his many travel books "Arabian Sands" (1959) and "The Marsh Arabs" (1More...