On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1908

  • Jun 2 Redvers Buller, English general and recipient of the Victoria Cross, dies at 68
  • Jun 5 Luca Fumagalli, Italian pianist and composer (Luigi XI), dies at 71
  • Jun 6 Felipe G. Calderon, Filipino lawyer, politician, educator, and co-author of Malolos Constitution (of the First Philippine Republic), dies at 40
  • Jun 8 Johan Lindegren, Swedish composer, musician and teacher, dies at 66
  • Jun 9 José Trindade Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os meus amores), commits suicide at 46
  • Jun 11 Georg Adler, Polish state economist, dies at 45
  • Jun 14 Frederick Arthur Stanley, Governor general of Canada (b. 1841)
  • Jun 14 "Blind" Tom Wiggins, African-American pianist and composer, dies at 59
  • Jun 21 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64 (OS 8 Jun)