Birthdays in History in July 1864

  • Jul 9 Franz Miller, becomes first Train Murderer
  • Jul 11 Petar Danov, Bulgarian spiritual teacher (d. 1944)
  • Jul 12 George Washington Carver, botanist (studied the peanut) [or Jan 10]
  • Jul 13 John Jacob Astor IV, American businessman and soldier (richest passenger aboard the Titanic), born in Rhinebeck, New York (d. 1912)
  • Jul 18 Ricarda Huch, German writer and historian "First Lady of German humanism", born in Braunschweig (d. 1947)
  • Jul 18 Phillip Snowden, British politician, 1st Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, born Cowling, Yorkshire (d. 1937)
  • Jul 20 Erik Karlfeldt, Swedish poet (Nobel 1918-refused; 1931-posthumous)
  • Jul 21 Frances Folsom Cleveland, 1st lady (1885-89, 93-97)
  • Jul 23 Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and Prime Minister (d. 1903)
  • Jul 24 Frank Wedekind, German playwright (The "Lulu" plays)