On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1897

  • Jul 12 FĂ©lix Godefroid, Belgian harpist and composer, dies at 78
  • Jul 14 John Franklin Farnsworth, American politician and Brigadier General (Union Army), dies at 77
  • Jul 16 Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies at 1897
  • Jul 20 Jean Ingelow, English poet (b. 1820)
  • Jul 20 Philip Dale Roddey, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 71
  • Jul 25 Athol Estes Porter, American wife of writer O. Henry, dies of tuberculosis at about 29
  • Jul 29 Joost Gerard Kist, Dutch lawyer and president of High Council (1885-97), dies at 74