Birthdays in History in July 1887

  • Jul 2 Marcel Tabuteau, Compi├Ęgne France, oboist (Philadelphia Orch 1915-54)
  • Jul 7 Dirk Koster, literary (New Noises)
  • Jul 7 Marc Chagall, Russian-French artist (I & The Village), born in Vitebsk, Russian Empire (d. 1985)
  • Jul 9 Samuel Eliot Morison, historian (Admiral of the Ocean Sea)
  • Jul 18 Vidkun Al Quisling, Norwegian minister of Defense/premier (1942-45)
  • Jul 20 Willem H Drucker, Dutch lawyer
  • Jul 22 Gustav Hertz, German quantum physicist (Nobel 1925)

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Jul 28 Marcel Duchamp, French sculptor and painter (Nude Descending a Staircase), born in Blainville-Crevon, France (d. 1968)

Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp
  • Jul 30 Felix A Vening Meinesz, Dutch geophysicist (gravity)
  • Jul 31 Hans Freyer, German sociologist (d. 1969)