On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1902

  • Jun 5 Louis J. Weichmann, American clerk who was the chief witness in the trial of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, dies at 59
  • Jun 10 Auguste Schmidt, German teacher and feminist, dies at 68
  • Jun 10 Jacint Verdaguer, Catalan poet (b. 1845)
  • Jun 16 Ernst Schröder, German mathematician (algebraic logic), dies at 60
  • Jun 18 Samuel Butler, English author (Erewhom, Way of All Flesh), dies at 66
  • Jun 19 John Dalberg baron van Acton, English historian “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely”, dies at 69