On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1879

  • Sep 8 Nikolay Ivanovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 58
  • Sep 12 Peter Arnold Heise, composer, dies at 49
  • Sep 14 Bernhard von Cotta, German geologist, dies at 70
  • Sep 17 Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (b. 1814)
  • Sep 28 Nathan Cook Meeker, American journalist and social reformer, murdered by Ute Indians at 62