On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1804

Alexander Hamilton

Jul 12 Alexander Hamilton, US Founding Father and 1st Secretary of the Treasury (1789-95), killed by Vice President Aaron Burr in pistol duel near Weehawken at 49

  • Jul 17 Christian Ernst Graf, Dutch composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 25 William Forsyth, English gardening expert (Forsythia), dies