On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1844

  • Jul 11 Evgeny Baratynsky, Russian poet (b. 1800)
  • Jul 12 Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63
  • Jul 13 Johann Baptist Gansbacher, Austrian composer, dies at 66
  • Jul 15 Claude Charles Fauriel, French historian (b. 1772)
  • Jul 19 Heinrich Domnich, German hornist and composer, dies at 77
  • Jul 23 Christian Gobrecht, 4th US chief engraver (1840-44), dies in office

John Dalton

Jul 27 John Dalton, English physicist and chemist who developed the atomic theory of matter and researched colour blindness, dies at 77

  • Jul 28 Joseph Bonaparte, older brother of Napoleon I and King of Naples and Spain, dies at 76
  • Jul 29 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Austrian composer and 6th child of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, dies at 53