Famous People Born in June 1894

  • Jun 4 Blanch Knopf, publishing CEO (Knopf)
  • Jun 5 Roy Thomson, Lord Thomson of Fleet, English publisher (d. 1976)
  • Jun 6 Sabin V Dragoi, composer
  • Jun 6 Violet Trefusis, English writer and socialite who had a famous affair with writer Vita Sackville-West, born in London England (d. 1972)
  • Jun 8 Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala)
  • Jun 10 Pavel Borkovec, Czech composer (Stmivani, [Twilight])
  • Jun 11 Dai Vernon (David Frederick Wingfield Verner), Canadian magician, The Professor (d. 1992)
  • Jun 13 Jacques-Henri Lartigue, French photographer
  • Jun 13 Mark van Doren, Ill, author (Happy Critic, Transients)
  • Jun 13 Dr. Leo Kanner, Austrian-American physician (d. 1981)
  • Jun 14 Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1924)
  • Jun 15 Robert Russell Bennett, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Jun 15 Nikolai Chebotaryov, Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1947)
  • Jun 16 Norman Kerry, actor (Phantom of the Opera), born in Rochester, New York
  • Jun 20 George Delacorte, American philanthropist/publisher (Dell Books), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 20 Lloyd A Hall, Illinois, pioneer in food chemistry
  • Jun 21 Milward Kennedy, British public servant and mystery writer (d. 1968)
  • Jun 23 Alfred Kinsey, American entomologist and sexologist (Kinsey Report), born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1956)

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Jun 23 Edward VIII, King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire and Emperor of India (Jan 20th, 1936 until his abdication on Dec 11th, 1936), born in Richmond, England (d. 1972)

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  • Jun 25 Hermann Oberth, German founded modern astronautics (V2/Redstone)
  • Jun 26 Bill Wirges, orchestra leader (Growing Paynes), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jun 26 Jeanne Eagels, American actress (Rain, Under False Colors), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1929)