On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1868

  • Jun 5 Anselm H├╝ttenbrenner, Austrian composer, dies at 73

James Brooke

Jun 9 James Brooke, British adventurer and 1st Rajah of Sarawak (1841-68), dies of a stroke at 65

  • Jun 10 Michael Obrenovic, ruler of Serbia (1839-42,1860-68), murdered at 44
  • Jun 22 Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (Church of the Latter Day Saints), dies at 67
  • Jun 25 Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist and neurophysiologist (bioelectricity), dies at 57
  • Jun 25 Alexander Mitchell, Irish engineer (inventor of the screw-pile lighthouse), dies at 88