Famous Deaths in July 1868

  • Jul 6 Samuel Lover, composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 6 Sanosuke Harada, Shinsengumi Captain (b. 1840)
  • Jul 10 Carlo Conti, Italian composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 15 William Thomas Morton, dentist (1st to use ether), dies
  • Jul 16 Louis-Francois Dauprat, composer, dies at 87
  • Jul 19 Soji Okita, Japanese samurai, 1st Captain of the Shinsengumi (b. 1842 or 1844)
  • Jul 20 Antoine Prumier, composer, dies at 75
  • Jul 20 Jan Bedrich Kittl, composer, dies at 62
  • Jul 22 Zikmund Michal Kolesovsky, composer, dies at 51
  • Jul 24 George Cattermole, painter/illustrator, dies