On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1893

  • Jun 3 Asen Karastoyanov, Bulgarian composer, born in Samokov, Bulgaria (d. 1976)
  • Jun 4 Armand Călinescu, Prime Minister of Romania, born in Piteşti, Romania (d. 1939)
  • Jun 4 Daan Boens, Flemish poet (Man who sold his Wife), born in Ostend, Belgium (d. 1977)
  • Jun 6 Ludovic Feldman, Romanian composer, born in Galați, Romania (d. 1987)
  • Jun 7 Gillis Grafström, Swedish figure skater (Olympic gold 1920, 24, 28), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1938)
  • Jun 9 Samuel N Behrman, American screenwriter (Tale of 2 Cities, Daddy Long Legs)
  • Jun 9 Irish Meusel, American baseball left fielder (World Series 1921, 22; NL RBI leader 1923; Philadelphia Phillies, New York Giants), born in Oakland, California (d. 1963)
  • Jun 10 Franz Andre, Belgian conductor, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1975)
  • Jun 12 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), born in Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • Jun 13 Dorothy L. Sayers, English novelist (The Nine Tailors), born in Oxford, England (d. 1957)
  • Jun 14 Siggie Nordstrom, American singer (The Nordstrom Sisters), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1980)
  • Jun 19 Adriaan Franciscus Dussenbroek, Dutch doctor and co-founder (Union National Arubano), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • Jun 21 Alois Hába, Czech composer, born in Vizovice, Zlín Region, Czech Republic (d. 1973)
  • Jun 22 Osvald Chlubna, Czech composer, born in Brno (d. 1971)
  • Jun 24 Roy O. Disney, co-founder of the Walt Disney Company and brother of Walt (d. 1971)
  • Jun 25 Charlotte Greenwood, American actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)
  • Jun 26 Big Bill Broonzy, American blues singer and guitarist (Blues by Broonzy), born in Scott, Mississippi (d. 1958)
  • Jun 28 Luciano Gallet, Brazilian composer, born in Rio de Janeiro (d. 1931)
  • Jun 28 Nils Björkander, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1972)
  • Jun 29 Antoon Schweigmann, Dutch religious poet and resistance fighter, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • Jun 29 Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer (12-tones music), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1958)
  • Jun 29 Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Indian scientist and applied statistician (Mahalanobis distance), whose birthdate is celebrated annually in India as "National Statistics Day", born in Calcutta, Bengal, British India (d. 1972)
  • Jun 30 Harold Laski, English economist and Labour Party leader (1945-46), born in Manchester, England (d. 1950)
  • Jun 30 Walter Ulbricht, German politician (Head Of State, German Democratic Republic), born in Leipzig, Saxony, German Empire (d. 1973)