On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1832

  • Jun 3 Alexander Charles Lecocq, French composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1918)
  • Jun 10 Edwin Arnold, English writer (The Light of Asia), born in Gravesend, Kent (d. 1904)
  • Jun 10 Nikolaus Otto, German engineer (gas motor, otto motor), born in Holzhausen an der Haide, Nassau (d. 1891)
  • Jun 17 William Crookes, English chemist and physicist (Crookes-pipe, thallium), born in London (d. 1919)
  • Jun 21 Joseph Rainey, American politician, 1st African American in US House of Representatives (1870-1879), born in Georgetown, South Carolina (d. 1887)
  • Jun 24 Edward Harland, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Norwich, Connecticut (d. 1915)