On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1873

  • Jul 3 Josef Michal Poniatowski, Polish composer, dies at 57
  • Jul 5 John Robertson, American politician, dies at 87
  • Jul 14 Ferdinand David, German violinist and composer (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels), dies at 63
  • Jul 19 Samuel Wilberforce, English bishop and one of the greatest public speakers of his day (remembered for his opposition to Darwin's theory of evolution), dies at 67