Famous Deaths in June 1962

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Jun 1 Adolf Eichmann, German Nazi officer (SS-Obersturmbannf├╝hrer, Holocaust organizer), hanged in Israel at 56

SS officer Adolf Eichmann
SS officer
Adolf Eichmann
  • Jun 2 Franc S Finzgar, Slovic writer (Service Girls), dies
  • Jun 2 Vita Sackville-West, English writer and gardener (Sissinghurst), dies at 70
  • Jun 4 William Beebe, US biologist/explorer, dies at 84
  • Jun 4 Clem McCarthy, American sportscaster (b. 1882)
  • Jun 6 Guinn Williams, actor (Big Boy-Circus Boy), dies of poisoning at 63
  • Jun 6 Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter, dies at 34
  • Jun 9 Henry Kendall, actor (Shadow, Romance & Riches), dies at 65
  • Jun 12 John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Epic March), dies at 82
  • Jun 13 Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69
  • Jun 14 Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim
  • Jun 14 Mykhaylo Verikivsky, composer, dies at 65
  • Jun 15 Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84
  • Jun 18 Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Bruckner), dies at 82
  • Jun 19 Frank Borzage, American director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69
  • Jun 24 Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83
  • Jun 25 Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies
  • Jun 27 Paul Viiding, Estonian poet (b. 1904)
  • Jun 28 Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59
  • Jun 30 Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65