On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1903

  • Jul 2 Ed Delahanty, American Baseball Hall of Fame left fielder (NL batting champion 1899, 1902), dies at Niagara Falls at 35
  • Jul 7 José Augusto Ferreira Veiga, Viscount of Arneiro, Portuguese composer, dies at 64
  • Jul 9 Alphonse François Renard, Belgian geologist, dies at 60
  • Jul 13 August Reissmann, composer, dies at 77
  • Jul 17 James McNeill Whistler, American-British painter (Whistler's Mother), dies at 69

Person of interestLeo XIII

Jul 20 Leo XIII [Vincenzo G Pecci], 256th Pope (1878-1903), dies at 93

256th Pope Leo XIII
256th Pope
Leo XIII
  • Jul 22 Cassius Marcellus Clay, American emancipationist (b. 1810)
  • Jul 25 Willie Park Sr., Scottish golfer (British Open 1860, 63, 66, 75), dies at 70
  • Jul 30 Servas Daems [Peeter Klein], Flem writer (Wheelbarrows), dies at 65