Famous Deaths in June 1878

  • Jun 6 Gottfried Herrmann, composer, dies at 70
  • Jun 6 Robert Stirling, Scottish inventor (b. 1790)
  • Jun 12 Hendrik J Jut, Dutch murderer [Head of Jut], dies at 26
  • Jun 12 William Cullen Bryant, American poet, dies at 83
  • Jun 16 Crawford Long, American physician (b. 1815)
  • Jun 23 George Backing, English sea officer/explorer (B's River), dies at 81
  • Jun 26 Mercedes of Orleans, queen of Spain (b. 1860)