On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1858

  • Sep 5 Moritz Gottlieb Saphir, Austrian satirical writer and journalist, dies at 63
  • Sep 8 Jacopo Foroni, Italian opera composer (I gladiatori; Advokathen Panthelin), and conductor, dies during cholera epidemic at 34
  • Sep 10 Henry Wellington Greatorex, English American composer (Gloria Patri), dies at 44
  • Sep 11 Alexander Gurilyov, Russian composer, dies at 55

Dred Scott

Sep 17 Dred Scott, US ex-slave who sought to sue for his freedom, dies of tuberculosis at 62 or 63