On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1880

  • Jun 4 Eugen Adam, painter, dies
  • Jun 5 Jacob Cremer, Dutch painter and author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52
  • Jun 16 James Southerton, English cricket spin bowler (2 Tests; played in first Test match; oldest player to make Test debut at 49; Sussex CCC, Hampshire CCC), dies at 52
  • Jun 18 John Sutter, German-Swiss-American colonist who established Sutter's Fort in what is now Sacramento and where gold was first discovered in California, dies at 77
  • Jun 28 Texas Jack Omohundro, American frontier scout, actor, and cowboy, dies at 33
  • Jun 29 George Willem Vreede, Dutch lawyer and politician, dies at 71