Famous Deaths in July 1883

  • Jul 1 Manuel Gregorio Tavarez, composer, dies at 39
  • Jul 5 Frederick Scotson Clark, composer, dies at 42
  • Jul 9 Adrien Louis Victor Boieldieu, composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 12 Hermann Zopff, composer, dies at 57
  • Jul 15 Tom Thumb, famous small person (40"), dies of a stroke at 44
  • Jul 24 Matthew Webb, English Channel swimmer, drowns above Niagara Falls
  • Jul 27 Albert Franz Doppler, composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 27 Montgomery Blair, lawyer (Dred Scot V Sandford), dies at 70