Birthdays in History in July 1862

  • Jul 2 William Henry Bragg, English physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1942)
  • Jul 14 Florence Bascom, American geologist and 1st woman hired by the US Geological Survey, born in Williamstown, Massachusetts (d. 1945)
  • Jul 14 Gustav Klimt, Austrian Art Nouveau painter
  • Jul 16 Ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola], US civil rights activist (d. 1931)
  • Jul 18 Victor, Prince Napoleon (Napoleon V), French pretender to throne
  • Jul 18 Nikolai Nikolayevich Yudenich, Russian WWI general (d. 1933)
  • Jul 24 Johan A de Sleeve, [Adwaita], philosopher/classical/poet (Brahman)