Famous People Born in July 1838

  • 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, US zoologist (Rule of Allen)
  • Jul 20 Augustin Daly, American playwright (d. 1899)
  • Jul 20 George Otto Trevelyan, British statesman and biographer (d. 1928)
  • Jul 23 Edouard [Judas] Colonne, composer/violinist
  • Jul 30 Eugen Richter, German parliament member (Liberal)