On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1809

  • Jun 3 John Christmas Beckwith, British organist and composer (The First Verse of Every Psalm of David with an Ancient or Modern Chant), dies of a stroke at 49
  • Jun 4 Nicolai Arbraham Abildgaard, Danish painter/architect, dies at 65

Thomas Paine

Jun 8 Thomas Paine, English American writer (Age of Reason, Common Sense), dies at 72