On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1898

  • Jun 1 Curtis Stevens, American 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1932)
  • Jun 1 Edgar "Cookie" Fairchild, American bandleader (Jerry Colonna Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • Jun 1 Lieb Glantz, Ukrainian-born tenor, composer and Zionist, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1964)
  • Jun 3 Rosa Chacel, spanish novelist, born in Valladolid, Spain (d. 1994)
  • Jun 5 Federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet and dramatist (Blood Wedding), born in Fuente Vaqueros, Granada, Andalucía, Spain (d. 1936)
  • Jun 5 Salvatore Ferragamo, Italian luxury shoe designer (Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A.), born in Bonito, Italy (d. 1960)
  • Jun 6 Ninette de Valois [Edris Stannus], British ballerina (Royal Ballet), born in Blessington, Ireland (d. 2001)
  • Jun 6 Walter Abel, American actor (Fury, Suspicion, Dream Girl), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1987)
  • Jun 9 Curzio Malaparte, [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt)
  • Jun 9 Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1952)
  • Jun 10 Virginia Valli [McSweeney], American actress (Pleasure Garden), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1968)
  • Jun 15 Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, English organist and composer, born in Peterborough, England (d. 1994)
  • Jun 15 Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist
  • Jun 17 M. C. Escher, Dutch graphic artist and lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1972)
  • Jun 17 Carl Hermann, German physicist, born in Wesermünde, Germany (d. 1961)
  • Jun 18 Carleton Hobbs, English actor (Sherlock Holmes), born in Farnborough, England (d. 1978)
  • Jun 19 Paul Muller-Zurich, Swiss composer, born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1993)
  • Jun 19 James Joseph Sweeney, American Catholic prelate, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1968)
  • Jun 21 Donald C. Peattie, American botanist and writer, born in Chicago (d. 1964)
  • Jun 22 Erich Maria Remarque, German novelist (All Quiet on the Western Front), born in Osnabrück, Germany (d. 1970)
  • Jun 25 Kay [Katherine Linn] Sage, American painter and poet, born in Albany, New York (d. 1963)
  • Jun 26 Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer, born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (d. 1978)
  • Jun 26 Chesty Puller, US Marine Corps lieutenant general and the most decorated Marine in history, born in West Point, Virginia (d. 1971)
  • Jun 27 Ajla Rachmanova, Russian-Austrian author (Students), born in Kasli, Russia (d. 1991)
  • Jun 27 Tibor Harsányi, Hungarian composer, born in Magyarkanizsa, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1954)
  • Jun 30 George Chandler, American actor (Fury, Lassie, The Fatal Glass of Beer), born in Waukegan, Illinois (d. 1985)