On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1873

  • Jul 1 Alice Guy-Blaché, French film director who was the first woman to direct a film (The Fairy of the Cabbages), born in Paris (d. 1968)
  • Jul 17 Antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Rigoletto)
  • Jul 19 Louis Zimmermann, Dutch violinist and 1st concert master of Concert building, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • Jul 20 Witold Maliszewski, Polish composer (founder and first director of Odessa Conservatory), born in Mohyliv-Podilskyi, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1939)
  • Jul 20 Alberto Santos-Dumont, Brazilian aviator (d. 1932)
  • Jul 22 Ettore Pozzoli, Italian composer and pianist, born in Seregno (d. 1957)