On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1874

  • Jun 5 Jack Chesbro, baseball pitcher (NY Highlanders - won 41 in 1904), born in North Adams, Massachusetts (d. 1931)
  • Jun 7 Theodor Streicher, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1940)
  • Jun 11 Richard Stöhr, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)
  • Jun 12 Willem Landré, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1948)
  • Jun 13 Leopoldo Lugones, Argentine poet (Las montañas del oro), born in Villa Maria del Rio Seco, Argentina (d. 1938)
  • Jun 14 Edward Bowes, American radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1946)

Person of interestArthur Meighen

Jun 16 Arthur Meighen, 9th Prime Minister of Canada (C: 1920-21, 1926), born in Anderson, Ontario (d. 1960)

9th Prime Minister of Canada Arthur Meighen
9th Prime Minister of Canada
Arthur Meighen
  • Jun 16 Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1936)
  • Jun 17 Grant Mitchell, American actor (The Man Who Came to Dinner), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1957)
  • Jun 19 Peder Oluf Pedersen, Danish engineer and physicist, born in Sig, Varde, Denmark (d. 1941)
  • Jun 26 Albert Relf, English cricketer (England all-rounder in 13 Tests 1903-14), born in Burwash, East Sussex, England (d. 1937)
  • Jun 28 Oley Speaks, American composer (On the Road to Mandalay), born in Canal Winchester, Ohio (d. 1948)
  • Jun 29 Georg Göhler, German composer (Rückert), born in Zwickau, Germany (d. 1954)