On This Day

Famous Deaths in June 1900

  • Jun 3 Mary Kingsley, English ethnographer and explorer who became the first European to enter parts of Gabon, Africa, dies at 37

Person of interestStephen Crane

Jun 5 Stephen Crane, author (Red Badge of Courage), dies at 28

Novelist Stephen Crane
Stephen Crane
  • Jun 11 Charles Swinnerton Heap, English composer, dies at 53
  • Jun 21 Polibo Fumagalli, Italian composer, dies at 69
  • Jun 29 Ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (b. 1900)