On This Day

Deaths in History in July 1878

  • Jul 7 Yegor Ivanovich Zolotarev, Russian mathematician (b. 1847)
  • Jul 17 Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian poet (Tre Fiumi), dies at 65
  • Jul 23 Carl Freiherr von Rokitansky, Bohemian physician (b. 1804)
  • Jul 28 George Law Curry, American newspaper publisher and Governor of Oregon, dies at 58