Birthdays in History in June 1878

  • Jun 1 John Masefield, British writer and poet (Salt-Water Ballads), Poet Laureate (1930-67), born in Ledbury, Herefordshire (d. 1967)
  • Jun 4 Frank N D Buchman, US theologist (Moral Rearmament)
  • Jun 5 [Francisco] Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary/guerrilla leader
  • Jun 6 Vincent de Moro-Giafferi, French criminal attorney (d. 1956)
  • Jun 12 James O Curwood, American journalist/writer (Kazan the wolfdog)
  • Jun 17 Albert Thomas, French socialist politician (Minister of Armament WW1), born in Champigny-sur-Marne (d. 1932)
  • Jun 19 James M Kilroe, priest of St Mary Star of the Sea, in the Bronx
  • Jun 27 Jean Fran├žois van Royen, Dutch bibliophile/secretary-general of PTT