On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1851

  • Jun 8 Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval, French physicist and inventor of the moving-coil D'Arsonval galvanometer, born in La Porcherie, France (d. 1940)
  • Jun 9 Charles Joseph Bonaparte, American Lawyer and political activist (US Attorney General (1906-9), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1921)
  • Jun 12 Oliver Joseph Lodge, English physicist, early radio pioneer, born in Penkhull, England (d. 1940)
  • Jun 19 Billy Midwinter, English-Australian cricket all-rounder (8 Tests Australia, 4 England), born in St Briavels, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1890)
  • Jun 21 Daniel Carter Beard, American author, social reformer and founder of the Boy Scouts of America, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1941)