Famous People Born in July 1838

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 6 Vatroslav Jagic, Croatian scholar (d. 1923)

Person of interestFerdinand von Zeppelin

Jul 8 Ferdinand von Zeppelin, German general and inventor (rigid dirigibles) who founded the Zeppelin airship company, born in Konstanz, Grand Duchy of Baden, Germany (d. 1917)

Inventor of the Zeppelin Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Inventor of the Zeppelin
Ferdinand von Zeppelin
  • Jul 11 John Wanamaker, American merchant (Wanamakers Department Store), pioneer in marketing and Postmaster General, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1922)
  • Jul 19 Joel Asaph Allen, American zoologist (Allen's rule) and first curator of birds and mammals at the American Museum of Natural History, born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1921)
  • Jul 20 Augustin Daly, American playwright and theatrical manager, born in Plymouth, North Carolina (d. 1899)
  • Jul 20 George Otto Trevelyan, British statesman and biographer (d. 1928)
  • Jul 23 Édouard Colonne, French composer and violinist, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1910)
  • Jul 30 Eugen Richter, German politician (Liberal), born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1906)