Famous Deaths in September 1870

  • Sep 2 Charles Victor Arthur Saint-Leon, composer, dies at 48
  • Sep 11 Eugenio Lucas y Padilla, Spanish poet, dies at about 46
  • Sep 12 Fitz Hugh Ludlow, American author (The Hasheesh Eater), dies at 34
  • Sep 23 Prosper Mérimée, French author (b. 1803)
  • Sep 27 Henry TP Comstock, Canadian silver prospector, dies at 50