Famous People Born in June 1842

  • Jun 2 Constantly AM Cap, Flemish poet/etcher
  • Jun 6 Steele MacKaye [James Morrison Steele MacKaye], American playwright and actor (Spectatorium, Paul Kauvar), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1894)
  • Jun 8 John Q. A. Brackett, American politician, 36th Governor of Massachusetts (1890-91), born in Bradford, New Hampshire (d. 1918)
  • Jun 11 Carl von Linde, German engineer and chemist who invented mechanical refrigeration, born in Berndorf, Germany (d. 1934)
  • Jun 11 Prince Alfred, Liechtenstein noble and politician, born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1907)
  • Jun 12 Rikard Nordraak, Norwegian composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1866)
  • Jun 16 David Herold, American pharmacist's assistant who was part of the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, born in Maryland (d. 1865)
  • Jun 19 Carl Johann Adam Zeller, Austrian composer, born in Sankt Peter in der Au, Austria (d. 1898)

Ambrose BierceAmbrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Jun 24 American writer and satirist (Devil's Dictionary, Nuggets & Dust), born in Meigs County, Ohio

Jamie AndersonJamie Anderson (1842-1905)

Jun 27 Scottish golfer (British Open 1877-79), born in St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland

  • Jun 29 Josef Labor, Austrian composer, born in HoĊ™ovice, Bohemia (d. 1924)