Cherry family mausoleum in Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky.
August 1 - Henry Cherry dies, first president of WKU. He served WKU as president for 31 years.
August 3 - Regents meet and appoint an Executive Committee to oversee the college until a new president could be named.
- Finley Grise, Dean
- L.F. Jones, Education
- W.L. Matthews, Training School
- Mrs. W.P. Drake, Regent
- B.J. Barrone, Regent
August 3 - Committee formed to investigate creating a suitable memorial to Cherry.
August 11 - Finley Grise appointed postmaster of College Heights substation
August 18 - Regents name the new classroom in honor of Henry Cherry.
Western Kentucky University, Henry Cherry