On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1904

  • Jul 3 Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist and founder (Zionist movement), dies at 44
  • Jul 3 Edouard Beaupré, Canadian giant and strongman (b. 1881)
  • Jul 5 Abai Kunanbaiuli, Kazakh poet (b. 1845)

Person of interestPaul Kruger

Jul 14 Paul Kruger, 3rd President of South African Republic (1883-1900) and face of Boer resistance during the Second Boer War, dies of pneumonia at 78

3rd President of the South African Republic Paul Kruger
3rd President of the South African Republic
Paul Kruger

Person of interestAnton Chekhov

Jul 15 Anton Chekhov, Russian writer (Uncle Vanya), dies at 44

Author and Playwright Anton Chekhov
Author and Playwright
Anton Chekhov
  • Jul 22 Wilson Barrett, British manager, actor, and playwright (The Sign of the Cross), dies at 58
  • Jul 23 John Simon, British pathologist, public health officer, and 1st Chief Medical Officer (1855-76), dies at 87
  • Jul 28 Vyacheslav von Plehve, Russian Minister of the Interior, killed by Jewish revolutionaries after a bomb is thrown at his carriage, dies at 58