Famous People Who Died in July 1892

Alexander CartwrightAlexander Cartwright (1820-1892)

Jul 12 American Baseball HOF pioneer (recognised as inventor of modern baseball, "father of baseball"), dies at 72

  • Jul 12 Cyrus West Field, American financier noted for success of 1st transatlantic cable, dies at 72
  • Jul 18 Thomas Cook, British founder and CEO of Thomas Cook & Son travel agency (Cook Travel Bureau), dies at 83
  • Jul 21 Henry Gardner, 23rd Governor of Massachusetts (1855-58), dies at 73