On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1851

  • Jul 4 Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 5 Juanita, Mexican, lynched by California gold diggers
  • Jul 6 Thomas Davenport, American inventor (invented 1st commercial electric motor), dies at 48
Photographer and Inventor Louis-Jacques Daguerre
Photographer and Inventor
Louis-Jacques Daguerre
  • Jul 17 Béni Egressy, Hungarian composer, dies at 37