On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1858

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 William W Campbell, Canadian poet (Beyond the Hills of Dream)
  • Jun 8 Harry Rowe Shelley, American composer (known for his hymn music), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1947)
  • Jun 8 Antoni Nicolau, Spanish composer and conductor, born in Barcelona (d. 1933)
  • Jun 16 Gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50)
  • Jun 17 Eben Sumner Draper, American businessman and politician (44th Governor of Massachusetts), born in Hopedale, Massachusetts (d. 1914)
  • Jun 18 Hans Schardt, Swiss geologist
  • Jun 19 George Alexander [Samson], British actor, theatre producer and manager, born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 1918)
  • Jun 19 Dirk Fock, Dutch politician and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1921-26), born in Wijk bij Duurstede, Netherlands (d. 1941)
  • Jun 20 Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1928)
  • Jun 20 Charles W. Chesnutt, American writer (The Conjure Woman), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1932)
  • Jun 23 William Ernst Johnson, mathematician, born in Cambridge, England
  • Jun 25 Georges Courteline [Moineau], French playwright, born in Tours, France (d. 1929)
  • Jun 29 George Washington Goethals, American army general and civil engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1928)