Famous People Born in June 1879

  • Jun 2 Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam)
  • Jun 3 Pieter J A Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer
  • Jun 3 Raymond Pearl, American biologist (d. 1940)
  • Jun 4 Mabel Lucie Attwell, English children's author and illustrator (d. 1964)
  • Jun 5 Adolf Wiklund, composer
  • Jun 5 Robert Mayer, German-born philanthropist (d. 1985)
  • Jun 5 René Pottier, French cyclist (d. 1907)
  • Jun 6 L Patrick Abercrombie, English architect
  • Jun 7 Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish pole explorer (Thule)
  • Jun 7 Joan Voûte, Dutch astronomer (d. 1963)
  • Jun 9 Dudley Digges, Irish actor, born in Dublin (d. 1947)
  • Jun 9 Oscar Back, Austrian-Dutch viola player
  • Jun 10 Benjamin Lambord, composer
  • Jun 11 Roger Bresnahan, baseball player (d. 1944)
  • Jun 13 George Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30)
  • Jun 13 Johannes G Geelkerken, Dutch reformed vicar
  • Jun 16 Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)
  • Jun 16 Theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees the boy)
  • Jun 21 Umberto Brunelleschi, Italian cartoonist/illustrator (Candide)
  • Jun 22 Thibaudeau Rinfret, jurist and Chief Justice of Canada (d. 1962)
  • Jun 23 William Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman
  • Jun 24 Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancer
  • Jun 28 Sigurd von Koch, composer
  • Jun 30 Walter Hampden, American actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame), born in Brooklyn, New York