On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1875

  • Jul 9 Francis Preston Blair Jr, famed St Louis lawyer, dies at 54
  • Jul 10 Henry L. Benning, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 61
  • Jul 17 Gábor Mátray, Hungarian composer and musicologist, dies at 77
  • Jul 23 Isaac Singer, American inventor (1st practical home sewing machine), dies at 63
  • Jul 30 George Pickett, American Confederate general (b. 1825)

Person of interestAndrew Johnson

Jul 31 Andrew Johnson, 17th US President (Unionist: 1865-69), dies of a stroke at 66

17th US President Andrew Johnson
17th US President
Andrew Johnson