On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1910

  • Jul 1 Marius Petipa, French ballet dancer/choreographer (Casse-noisette), dies at 92
  • Jul 3 Julius Slabbe, Flemish writer and editor (De Halletoren), dies at 64
  • Jul 3 Mordecai Sherwin, English cricket wicket-keeper (3 Tests, 7 dismissals; Nottinghamshire CCC), dies at 59
  • Jul 4 Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (discovered canals of Mars), dies at 75
  • Jul 4 Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer, dies at 70
  • Jul 4 Melville Fuller, American 8th Chief Justice of the United States, dies at 77
  • Jul 10 Johann Gottfried Galle, German astronomer, discoverer of Neptune by telescope, dies at 98

Charles Rolls

Jul 12 Charles Rolls, British aviator and auto manufacturer who co-founded Rolls Royce, dies in a place crash at 32, the 1st British person to do so

  • Jul 15 Daniel Kinet, auto racer/1st Belgian flyer, dies
  • Jul 21 Johan Peter Selmer, Norwegian composer, dies at 66
  • Jul 24 Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (b. 1841)
  • Jul 26 Philippus Jacobus Hoedemaker, Dutch theologist, dies at 71