On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1854

  • Jun 8 Douglas Colin Cameron, Canadian politician, born in Hawkesbury, Ontario (d. 1921)
  • Jun 9 Gerard Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1922)
  • Jun 13 Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine), born in London (d. 1931)
  • Jun 14 Frederik Rung, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1914)
  • Jun 18 Edward Wyllis Scripps, American publisher who organized 1st major chain of newspapers in the US, born in Rushville, Illinois
  • Jun 19 Alfredo Catalani, Italian operatic composer, born in Lucca, Italy (d. 1893)

Person of interestRobert Borden

Jun 26 Robert Borden, 8th Prime Minister of Canada (C: 1911-20), born in Grand-Pre, Nova Scotia (d. 1937)

8th Prime Minister of Canada Robert Borden
8th Prime Minister of Canada
Robert Borden