On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1847

  • Jul 2 Marcel Bertrand, French geologist and mine engineer (tectonic geology), born in Paris (d. 1907)

Person of interestJames Anthony Bailey

Jul 4 James Anthony Bailey, American circus ringmaster and showman (Barnum & Bailey), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1906)

Circus Showman and Businessman James Anthony Bailey
Circus Showman and Businessman
James Anthony Bailey
  • Jul 5 Agnes Zimmermann, German composer, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1925)
  • Jul 20 Max Liebermann, German impressionist painter
  • Jul 31 Ignatio Cervantes, Cuban pianist and composer (Danzas Cubanas), born in Havana (d. 1905)