On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1798

  • Jul 2 John Fitch, American inventor and clockmaker (1st US steamboat service), dies of an opium overdose at 55
  • Jul 15 Gaetano Pugnani, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 66
  • Jul 21 François Sébastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal, dies at 64