Famous People Born in June 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 2 Johnny Weissmuller [Peter Johann Weißmüller], Hungarian actor (Tarzan) and 100m swimmer (Olympic 5 gold-1924, 28), born in Freidorf, Hungary, Austria-Hungary (d. 1984)
  • Jun 2 Frank Runacres, English artist (d. 1

Person of interestCharles R. Drew

Jun 3 Charles R. Drew, American physician and surgeon who pioneered blood plasma research and developed the blood bank concept, born in Washington, D. C. (d. 1950)

Surgeon and Medical Researcher Charles R. Drew
Surgeon and Medical Researcher
Charles R. Drew
  • Jun 3 Jan Peerce, [Jacob Pincus Perelmuth], American tenor (NY Met Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 11 Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, American jazz pianist and singer (Boogie Woogie Piano), born in Troy, Alabama (d. 1929)
  • Jun 11 Daphne Fielding, British socialite and writer, born in Westminster, London (d. 1997)
  • Jun 11 Emil František Burian, Czech author and composer, born in Plzeň, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1959)
  • Jun 12 Eino Roiha, Finnish composer, born in Vyborg (d. 1955)
  • Jun 14 Benno Ammann, Swiss composer, born in Gersau, Sweden (d. 1986)
  • Jun 14 Gilbert "Gil" Lamb, American actor (Hit Parade of 1947, Riding High), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • Jun 14 Margaret Bourke-White, American photographer, 1st female LIFE staff photographer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • Jun 16 Gerard Holt, Dutch architect
  • Jun 17 Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist
  • Jun 17 Ralph Bellamy, American actor (Rosemary's Baby, His Girl Friday, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Jun 18 Keye Luke, Chinese-American actor (Across the Pacific, Yangtse Incident), born in Guangzhou, China (d. 1991)
  • Jun 18 Manuel Rosenthal, French composer (Bootleggers), born in Paris, France (d. 2003)
  • Jun 19 Balis Dvarionas, composer
  • Jun 20 Heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo, German Foreign Minister
  • Jun 23 Carleton Coon, American anthropologist (What in the World), born in Wakefield, Massachusetts (d. 1981)
  • Jun 23 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (South African leg spinner 1929-32)
  • Jun 23 Willie Mae "Mother" Smith, gospel singer/evangelist folk artist
  • Jun 24 Phil Harris [Wonga Philip], American actor and singer (Anything Goes, Robin Hood), born in Linton, Indiana (d. 1995)
  • Jun 24 Kurt Kusenberg, German writer (Wein Auf Lebenszeit)
  • Jun 25 Jan van Axel [Johannes P. Kraakman], Dutch director (Overschotje)
  • Jun 26 Peter Lorre, Hungarian-American actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers), born in Rózsahegy, Austria-Hungary (d. 1964)
  • Jun 26 Frank Scott Hogg, Canadian astronomer, born in Preston, Ontario (d. 1951)
  • Jun 28 Włodzimierz Poźniak, Polish composer, born in Kraków, Poland (d. 1967)
  • Jun 30 Glenda Farrell, American actress (Golddiggers of 1935), born in Enid, Oklahoma (d. 1971)