Birthdays in History in June 1907

  • Jun 1 Sir Frank Whittle, English RAF engineer air officer and inventor of the turbojet engine, born in Coventry, England (d. 1996)
  • Jun 2 Dorothy West, US journalist/author (Living is Easy)
  • Jun 4 Jacques Roumain, Haitian writer (d. 1944)
  • Jun 4 Patience Strong, English poet and journalist (d. 1990)
  • Jun 5 Rolf Bongs, German writer, born in Dusseldolf (d. 1981)
  • Jun 5 Rudolf Peieris, physicist
  • Jun 10 Fairfield Porter, American painter (d. 1975)
  • Jun 11 Anton D Hildebrand, children's book writer (Man in the Moon)
  • Jun 11 Paul Mellon, American oil magnate/pres (Washington National Gallery of Art)
  • Jun 14 René Char, French poet/painter
  • Jun 14 Nicolas Bentley, British writer and illustrator (d. 1978)
  • Jun 16 John Hadfield, author/publisher (Love on a Branch Line)
  • Jun 17 Charles Eames, American designer and architect (d. 1978)
  • Jun 18 Froelich Rainey, Wisc, quiz moderator (What in the World)
  • Jun 19 Clarence Wiseman, 10th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1985)
  • Jun 19 Geroge de Mestral, Swiss engineer (invented Velcro), born in Colombier, Switzerland (d. 1990)
  • Jun 23 Dercy Gonçalves, Brazilian comedienne (d. 2008)
  • Jun 24 Arseny Tarkovsky, Russian poet (d. 1989)
  • Jun 25 J Hans D Jensen, German physicist (atomic nucleus-Nobel 1963)
  • Jun 28 Paul-Emile Victor, French pole explorer (La civilisation du phoque)
  • Jun 29 Paul O'Dwyer, President of City Council (D-NYC)
  • Jun 30 Roman Shukhevych, Ukrainian politician (d. 1950)