Famous Deaths in June 1893

  • Jun 5 Mary Ann Shadd, American-Canadian publisher and anti-slavery campaigner, 1st African American newspaper publisher, dies at 69
  • Jun 7 Johann Schrammel, composer, dies at 43

Person of interestEdwin Booth

Jun 7 Edwin Booth, American Shakespearean actor (Hamlet), dies at 59

  • Jun 10 Elek Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, dies at 49
  • Jun 15 Ferenc Erkel, Hungarian composer (Himnusz), dies at 82
  • Jun 21 Leland Stanford, American business tycoon, 8th Governor of California and founder of Stanford University, dies at 69
  • Jun 23 Sir Theophilus Shepstone, British-born South African statesman (b. 1817)