On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1886

  • Jun 1 Ernst Kurth, Austrian/Swiss musicologist
  • Jun 6 Paul Dudley White, American heart specialist, born in Roxbury, Massachusetts (d. 1973)
  • Jun 7 Henri Coandă, Romanian aerodynamics pioneer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1972)
  • Jun 9 Kusaku Yamada, Japanese composer and conductor, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1965)
  • Jun 9 Kōsaku Yamada, Japanese composer (Nagauta Symphony), and conductor, born in Tokyo (d. 1965)
  • Jun 10 Emile van Dievoet, Flemish lawyer, born in Sint-Katherina-Lombeek, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • Jun 11 David Barnard Steinman, American civil engineer and bridge designer (Hudson, Triborough), born in NYC, New York (d. 1960)
  • Jun 11 Lillian Fontaine, British actress (Suddenly it's Spring), born in Reading, Berkshire, England (d. 1975)
  • Jun 15 Charles Wood, Irish composer of church music, born in Armagh, United Kingdom (d. 1926)

Person of interestGeorge Mallory

Jun 18 George Mallory, English mountain climber ("because it is there"), born in Mobberley, England (d. 1924)

Mountain Climber George Mallory
Mountain Climber
George Mallory
  • Jun 18 Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (d. 1978)
  • Jun 19 Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer and writer (Hiawatha's Song), born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1974)
  • Jun 24 George Shiels, Northern Irish dramatist (d. 1949)
  • Jun 25 Henry "Hap" Arnold, American commanding general, US Army Air Force (WWII), born in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania (d. 1950)
  • Jun 26 Margaretha C E "Greta" Beekman, actress (Wrong Poes) (d. 1957)
  • Jun 27 Charles Macartney, Australian cricketer (Governor-General), born in West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1958)
  • Jun 28 Joe Cox, South African cricket fast medium bowler (3 Tests; Natal), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (d. 1971)
  • Jun 28 Frank Mayo, American silent screen actor (Burning Gold, Hell's Headquarters), born in NYC, New York (d. 1963)
  • Jun 29 George Frederick Boyle, Australian-American composer, born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1948)
  • Jun 29 James Van Der Zee, African-American photographer, born in Lenox, Massachusetts (d. 1983)
  • Jun 29 Juliane Gabriels, Flemish physician (Artus Quellin) (d. 1958)
  • Jun 29 Robert Schuman, Luxembourg-born French statesman and Prime Minister of France (1947-48), born in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg (d. 1963)