On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in July 1866

  • Jul 11 James Henry Lane, US General during Civil War (Union) and Senator (Kansas), commits suicide at 52
  • Jul 20 Emilio Faà di Bruno, Italian naval captain, goes down with his ship (Re d'italia) in the Battle of Lissa at 46
  • Jul 20 Berhard Riemann, German mathematician (zeta-function), dies at 39