On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1884

  • Jul 5 Victor Masse, composer, dies at 62

Person of interestPaul Morphy

Jul 10 Paul Morphy, American chess player considered the greatest of his era (1857-61), dies at 47

Chess Player Paul Morphy
Chess Player
Paul Morphy
  • Jul 18 Ferdinand von Hochstetter, Austrian geologist (b. 1829)