On This Day

Deaths in History in July 1833

  • Jul 2 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine politician and 1st Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata, dies at 76
  • Jul 5 Nicéphore Niépce, French inventor (b. 1765)
  • Jul 18 Joseph Comb, missionary to Moluccas, dies at 63
  • Jul 20 Ninian Edwards, American politician (Governor of Illinois Territory, 1809–1813; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1818–1824; Governor of Illinois 1826–1830), dies of cholera at 58
  • Jul 27 Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder/saint, dies at 26
  • Jul 27 William Bainbridge, American naval officer, dies at 59