Famous Deaths in June 1889

  • Jun 8 Gerard Manley Hopkins, English poet (Windhover), dies at 54
  • Jun 15 Mihail Eminesco, Romanian poet (Luceafarul), dies at 39
  • Jun 18 Jacques Damala [Aristides Damalas], Greek military officer and actor, dies from an overdose at 34
  • Jun 27 Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, dies
  • Jun 27 Whitney Eugene Thayer, composer, dies at 50
  • Jun 28 Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer (Vassar), dies at 70
  • Jun 30 Eugenio Terziani, composer, dies at 64