On This Day

Birthdays in History in July 1847

  • Jul 2 Marcel Bertrand, French geologist and mine engineer (tectonic geology), born in Paris (d. 1907)

Person of interestJames Anthony Bailey

Jul 4 James Anthony Bailey, American circus ringmaster and showman (Barnum & Bailey), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1906)

Circus Showman and Businessman James Anthony Bailey
Circus Showman and Businessman
James Anthony Bailey
  • Jul 20 Max Liebermann, German impressionist painter