On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1872

James Gordon Bennett

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

  • Jun 3 Heinrich Esser, German composer and conductor, dies at 53
  • Jun 4 Johan R Thorbecke, literature/liberal premier, dies
  • Jun 4 Stanisław Moniuszko, Polish conductor, composer (Straszny dwór - The Haunted Manor), and teacher, dies at 53
  • Jun 16 Norman MacLeod, Scottish clergyman (b. 1812)
  • Jun 28 Karl Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, German composer, dies at 66