On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1859

  • Jun 8 Smith Wigglesworth, British religious figure, born in Menston, Yorkshire, England (d. 1947)
  • Jun 10 Jacques Perk, Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1881)

Person of interestThomas J. Walsh

Jun 12 Thomas J. Walsh, United States Senator (Montana), born in Two Rivers, Wisconsin (d. 1933)

Lawyer and Politician Thomas J. Walsh
Lawyer and Politician
Thomas J. Walsh
  • Jun 21 Henry Ossawa Tanner, American artist, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1937)
  • Jun 22 Frank Damrosch, German-born American author and music teacher (founded NY Musical Institute of Musical Art later Julliard), born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 1937)
  • Jun 23 Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdams social alderman (building of houses)
  • Jun 27 Mildred J. Hill, American composer and musician (Happy Birthday To You), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1916)