On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1888

  • Jul 4 Theodor Storm, German judge and author (Immensee, Der Schimmelreiter), dies at 70
  • Jul 10 Rafael Hernando, Spanish composer of zarzuelas, dies at 66
  • Jul 19 Yamaoka TesshÅ«, Japanese swordsman and master of kendo, dies at 52
  • Jul 20 Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter, dies at 48
  • Jul 21 Matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade), dies at 53
  • Jul 23 Williams Carter Wickham, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 67