Famous Deaths 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 iventor (invented 1st commercial electric motor), dies at 48

Person of interestLouis-Jacques Daguerre

Jul 10 Louis-Jacques Daguerre, French inventor and photographer (daguerreotype), dies at 63

Photographer and Inventor Louis-Jacques Daguerre
Photographer and Inventor
Louis-Jacques Daguerre
  • Jul 17 Beni Egressy, composer, dies at 37