On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1872

Person of interestJames Gordon Bennett

Jun 1 James Gordon Bennett, Sr., American newspaper publisher (New York Herald), dies at 76

Founder of the New York Herald James Gordon Bennett
Founder of the New York Herald
James Gordon Bennett
  • Jun 3 Heinrich Esser, German composer and conductor, dies at 53
  • Jun 4 Johan R Thorbecke, literature/liberal premier, dies
  • Jun 4 StanisÅ‚aw Moniuszko, Polish composer, dies at 53
  • Jun 16 Norman MacLeod, Scottish clergyman (b. 1812)
  • Jun 28 Karl Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, German composer, dies at 66