On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1882

  • Jun 1 John Drinkwater, English poet/playwright (Abraham Lincoln)
  • Jun 4 Karl Valentin, Bavarian comedian and film producer, born in Munich (d. 1948)
  • Jun 9 Robert Kerr, Canadian sprinter (1909 Olympics), born in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland (d. 1963)
  • Jun 10 Neville Henderson, British diplomat and Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Nazi Germany (1937-39), born in Sedgwick, Sussex, England (d. 1942)
  • Jun 14 Ion Antonescu, Romanian soldier and authoritarian politician (1940-1944), born in Argeș County, Romania (d. 1946)
  • Jun 14 Michael Zadora, American pianist and composer, born in New York City (d. 1946)

Person of interestMohammad Mosaddegh

Jun 16 Mohammad Mosaddegh, Prime Minister of Iran (1951-53) who was overthrown in a coup d'état aided by the CIA and the British SIS, born in Tehran, Persia (d. 1967)

Prime Minister of Iran Mohammad Mosaddegh
Prime Minister of Iran
Mohammad Mosaddegh

Person of interestIgor Stravinsky

Jun 17 Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Rite of Spring), born in Oranienbaum, Russia (d. 1971) [OS 5th June]

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Composer
Igor Stravinsky
  • Jun 17 Adolf Friedrich VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, born in Neustrelitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany (d. 1918)
  • Jun 18 Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49) [or 6/28]
  • Jun 21 Rockwell Kent, American artist, painter and illustrator (Canterbury Tales), born in Tarrytown, New York (d. 1971)
  • Jun 21 Lluís Companys, Spanish politician, 123rd President of the Generalitat of Catalonia (1933-40), born in El Tarròs, Urgell, Catalonia, Spain (d. 1940)
  • Jun 24 Carl Diem, German Olympic official (d. 1962)
  • Jun 24 Athanase David, Canadian politician and businessman (d. 1953)
  • Jun 27 Eduard Spranger, German psychologist and educator, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1963)