On This Day

Deaths in History in July 1915

  • Jul 2 José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori, President of Mexico (1877-1911), dies at 84
  • Jul 10 Hendrik W Mesdag, painter (Panorama Mesdag), dies

Person of interestEllen G. White

Jul 16 ellen white, American co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, dies at 87

Christian Pioneer Ellen G. White
Christian Pioneer
Ellen G. White
  • Jul 22 Sir Sandford Fleming, Scottish-Canadian engineer and inventor (b. 1827)
  • Jul 26 James Murray, Scottish lexicographer and philologist (Oxford English Dictionary), dies at 78
  • Jul 28 Vilbrun Guillaume Sam, Haitian rebellion leader, President of Haiti (1915), lynched by a mob at 56