On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1899

  • Jun 3 Johann Baptist Strauss Jr., Austrian composer (Waltz King), dies at 73
  • Jun 7 Augustin Daly, American playwright and theatrical manager, dies at 60
  • Jun 7 William Stephen Walker, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 77
  • Jun 10 Ernest Chausson, French Romantic composer (Po√®me; Solitude dance le bois), dies in a cycling accident at 44
  • Jun 13 [Robert] Lawson Tait, Scottish-born pioneering surgeon performed first salpingectomy for ectopic pregnancy, dies at 54
  • Jun 30 Jon Helgason, Icelandic poet (Ur Landsudri), dies