On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1887

  • Jun 1 Clive Brook, British actor and director (List of Adrian Messenger), born in London, England (d. 1974)
  • Jun 2 Howard Johnson, American songwriter (d. 1941)
  • Jun 3 Emil Axman, Czech composer, born in Rataje (d. 1949)
  • Jun 4 Tom Longboat, Canadian athlete (Boston Marathon 1907 record time 2:24:24), born in Six Nations Reserve Brantford, Ontario (d. 1949)
  • Jun 5 Ruth Benedict, American anthropologist (Patterns of Culture), born in NYC, New York (d. 1948)
  • Jun 7 William Walraven, Dutch journalist and writer (Indian Daily) (d. 1943)
  • Jun 13 Bruno Frank, German-born writer, born in Stuttgart (d. 1945)
  • Jun 18 Blanche Yurka, American actress (Taxi, A Tale of Two Cities), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1974)
  • Jun 20 Kurt Schwitters, German-British dada-artist and poet (collages), born in Hanover (d. 1948)
  • Jun 21 Norman L. Bowen, Canadian petrologist, born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada (d. 1956)
  • Jun 22 Julian S. Huxley, English biologist/philosopher, Darwin's Bulldog, born in London, England (d. 1975)
  • Jun 23 Ernst Rowohlt, German publisher (Rowohlt-Verlag)
  • Jun 23 John Finley Williamson, conductor (Westminster Choir), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Jun 25 George Abbott, American theater producer and film director (Damn Yankees; Pajama Game), born in Forestville, New York (d. 1995)
  • Jun 26 Anthony Gustav de Rothschild, British philanthropist, born in London (d. 1961)
  • Jun 28 Boleslav Vomáček, Czech composer, born in Mladá Boleslav Austria-Hungary (d. 1965)