On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1917

  • Jun 6 Iacob Mureșianu, Romanian composer, dies at 59
  • Jun 12 Maria Teresa Carreno, composer, dies at 63
  • Jun 15 Kristian Birkeland, Norwegian explorer and physicist (nominated 7 times for Nobel Prize), dies at 49
  • Jun 20 James Mason Crafts, American chemist (Friedel-Crafts alkylation synthesis), dies at 78
  • Jun 20 António Feijó, Portuguese poet and diplomat, dies at 58
  • Jun 27 Gustav von Schmolle, German economist (Historical School), dies at 79
  • Jun 27 Karl Allmenröder, German World War I flying Ace, dies at 21
  • Jun 27 Gustav von Schmoller, German economist (Lectern Socialism), dies at 79
  • Jun 29 Frans Schollaert, Belgian Catholic Party politician and 19th Prime Minister of Belgium (1908-11), dies at 65