On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1877

  • Jun 3 Frank Pocock, British explorer, drowned in the Congo while travelling with Stanley
  • Jun 3 Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1800)
  • Jun 3 Sophie of Württemberg, Queen of Netherlands as wife of William III, dies at 58
  • Jun 6 Prairie Flower, daughter of Ponca & chief Standing Bear, dies
  • Jun 7 Winand Staring, Dutch geologist (Bottom of Netherlands), dies at 68
  • Jun 9 Hugh W. Mercer, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 68