On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1866

  • Jul 11 James Henry Lane, US General during Civil War (Union) and Senator (Kansas), commits suicide at 52
  • Jul 20 Faa di Bruno, Italian captain (Er d'italia, Lissa), commits suicide
  • Jul 20 Berhard Riemann, German mathematician (zeta-function), dies at 39
  • Jul 23 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, English composer, dies at 83
  • Jul 25 Aloys Schmitt, German pianist, composer and music theorist (Preparatory Exercises, Op. 16) dies at 77