30 July 1901 – Charles Watkins

Just a year and a half into the 19th century, Charles Watkins was strung up.

He was sent to the gallows for murdering Frederick Hamilton. Watkins met his end at Maidstone Jail, aged 54.

Also on this day

30 July 1540 – Blessed Thomas Abel
30 July 1811 – Miguel Gregorio Antonio Ignacio Hidalgo y Costilla Gallaga Mondarte Villaseñor
30 July 1902 – John Bedford

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