On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1814

William Howe

Jul 12 William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe, British Military Leader (commander of British forces in the American Revolutionary War), dies at 84

Matthew Flinders

Jul 18 Matthew Flinders, English navigator and cartographer who was 1st to circumnavigate Australia, dies from kidney disease at 40 [1]

  • Jul 25 Charles Dibdin, British composer, author (Sea Songs), and actor, dies at 69