On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1896

  • Sep 1 Johannes Habert, composer, dies at 62
  • Sep 2 Nat Thompson, Australian cricket batsman (2 Tests, 1st batsman dismissed in first Test match 1877), dies at 57
  • Sep 2 Nat Thomson, Australian cricket all-rounder (2 Tests, 1 wicket, HS 41; NSW CA), dies at 57
  • Sep 11 Francis James Child, American ballad collector (b. 1825)
  • Sep 16 Antônio Carlos Gomes, Brazilian opera composer, first from outside of Europe have a successful career in Italy, dies at 60
  • Sep 18 Armand-Hippolyte-Louis Fizeau, French physicist, dies at 75
  • Sep 20 Gottfried Conradi, Norwegian composer, dies at 76
  • Sep 23 Ivar A Aasen, Norwegian linguistic/poet, dies at 83
  • Sep 23 Gilbert Duprez, French composer, dies at 89
  • Sep 24 Percy McDonnell, Australian cricket batsman (19 Tests, 3 x 100s), dies of cardiac failure at 35
  • Sep 24 Louis Gerhard De Geer, 1st Swedish Prime Minister (1876-80), dies at 78