On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1868

  • Jul 3 Lafayette Curry Baker, American investigator spy and Brigadier General (Union Army), dies at 41
  • Jul 6 Samuel Lover, Irish composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 6 Sanosuke Harada, Shinsengumi Captain (b. 1840)
  • Jul 10 Carlo Conti, Italian composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 15 William T. G. Morton, American dentist who first used ether as a surgical anaesthetic (HOF 1920), dies at 48
  • Jul 16 Louis François Dauprat, French composer and horn player, dies at 87
  • Jul 19 Soji Okita, Japanese samurai, 1st Captain of the Shinsengumi (b. 1842 or 1844)
  • Jul 20 Antoine Prumier, French harpist and composer, dies at 75
  • Jul 20 Johann Friedrich Kittl, Czech composer, dies at 62
  • Jul 22 Zikmund Kolešovský, Czech composer, dies at 51
  • Jul 24 George Cattermole, painter/illustrator, dies