Famous Deaths in July 1892

  • Jul 12 Cyrus West Field, American financier noted for success of 1st transatlantic cable, dies at 72

Person of interestAlexander Cartwright

Jul 12 Alexander Cartwright, American sportsman (recognized as inventor of modern baseball), dies at 72

Inventor of Modern Baseball Alexander Cartwright
Inventor of Modern Baseball
Alexander Cartwright
  • Jul 18 Thomas Cook, British founder and CEO of Thomas Cook & Son travel agency (Cook Travel Bureau), dies at 83