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Notable Deaths - 1884

1884Cyrus Hall McCormick, American inventor (mechanical reaper), dies at 75

1884Gregor Mendel, Austrian Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61

1884 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 6
Gregor Mendel, Austrian Augustine monk/heredity pioneer, dies at 61 
Jan 6
Paul Taglioni, "the Great," Ital/Austrian choreographer, dies at 75 
Jan 17
Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist (b. 1804) 
Jan 21
Auguste Franchomme, composer, dies at 75 
Jan 24
Johann Christian Gebauer, composer, dies at 75 
Feb 8
Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 
Feb 21
John Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71 
Feb 23
Tambo Tambo, Australian aboriginal/US circus attaction, dies at 23 
Mar 1
Isaac Todhunter, English mathematician (b. 1820) 
Mar 10
Bernardo Guimarães, Escrava Isaura 
Mar 13
Leland Stanford, Jr., son of American railroad magnate, Stanford University named for him (b. 1868) 
Mar 14
Quintino Sella, Italian statesman (b. 1827) 
Mar 19
Alfonse Charles Renaud de Vilback, composer, dies at 54 
Mar 19
Elias Lönnrot, Iron Danger 
Mar 21
Ezra Abbot, American bible scholar (b. 1819) 
Mar 30
Hans Hampel, composer, dies at 61 
Mar 31
Jan T Beelen, Neth/Belgian catholic bible expert, dies at 77 
Apr 3
Carel JCH van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch Cath politician, dies at 59 
Apr 4
Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian artist and diarist (b. 1860) 
Apr 5
John Wisden, publisher/cricketer (prominent Sussex player), dies 
Apr 6
Emanuel Geibel, writer, dies at 68 
Apr 7
Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poet (Avondlamp), dies at 80 
Apr 11
H.J. Byron, Uncle Dick's Darling 
Apr 11
Charles Reade, It's Never Too Late to Mend 
May 7
Judah P Benjamin, confederate minister of War, dies at 72 
May 9
Hermanus W Witteveen, theologist, dies at 69 
May 12
Bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Czech composer (2 Widows), dies at 60 
May 12
Bedrich Smetana, The Tree of Life 
May 13
Cyrus Hall McCormick, American inventor (mechanical reaper), dies at 75 
May 17
Louis Brassin, composer, dies at 43 
Jun 8
Henry Clay Work, composer, dies at 51 
Jun 8
Henry Clay Work, A Prairie Home Companion 
Jun 18
Juan B Alberdi, [Figarillo], Argentine writer (Crime of War), dies at 74 
Jun 20
Václav Benes-Trebízský, Bludné duse 
Jun 21
Alexander, prince/last male descendent of Johan W Friso, dies 
Jun 25
Hans Rott, composer, dies at 25 
Jul 5
Victor Masse, composer, dies at 62 
Jul 10
Paul Charles Morphy, US lawyer/chess wizard, dies at 47 
Jul 18
Ferdinand von Hochstetter, Austrian geologist (b. 1829) 
Aug 1
Heinrich Laube, writer, dies 
Aug 1
Heinrich Laube, Das alte Gesetz 
Aug 6
Robert Spear Hudson, English businessman (b. 1812) 
Aug 14
Arnoldus Pannevis, South African shipping agent/linguist, dies at 46 
Sep 15
George Leybourne, George of the Jungle 
Sep 17
Louis Schubert, composer, dies at 56 
Sep 20
Leopold Fitzinger, Austrian zoologist (b.1802) 
Sep 28
Fred Morley, cricket lefty quick (16 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng), dies 
Sep 30
Louis Lacombe, composer, dies at 65 
Oct 3
Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Geur), dies at 44 
Oct 31
Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian painter (b. 1858) 
Oct 31
Marie Bashkirtseff, Affairs of Maupassant 
Nov 2
Auguste Emmanuel Vaucorbeil, composer, dies at 62 
Nov 11
Alfred Brehm German zoologist (b. 1827) 
Nov 13
Johan Jolin, Löjen och tårar 
Nov 16
František Chvostek, Moravian physician (b. 1835) 
Nov 25
Bertha M. Clay, Thorns and Orange Blossoms 
Nov 27
Franziska "Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina/choreography, dies at 74 
Dec 1
William Swainson (lawyer), second, and last, Attorney-General (New Zealand) of the Crown Colony of New Zealand (b. 1809) 
Dec 4
Alice Mary Smith, composer, dies at 45 
Dec 28
Gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56 
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