On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1924

Person of interestFranz Kafka

Jun 3 Franz Kafka, Czech writer (Trial, Amerika, Metamorphosis), dies at 40

Writer Franz Kafka
Writer
Franz Kafka
  • Jun 8 Andrew Irvine, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1902)

Person of interestGeorge Mallory

Jun 8 George Mallory, English mountain climber ("because it is there"), dies in a climbing accident at 37

Mountain Climber George Mallory
Mountain Climber
George Mallory
  • Jun 10 Giacomo Matteotti, Italian Socialist Party leader, assassinated by fascists at 39
  • Jun 11 Alexander de Savornin Lohman, Dutch minister and party leader (CHU), dies at 87
  • Jun 11 Theodore Dubois, French composer, dies at 86
  • Jun 23 Cecil Sharp, British collector of English folk music and dance, dies at 64
  • Jun 24 Willie Fernie, Scottish golfer (British Open 1883), dies at 69
  • Jun 28 Jack Darragh, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Stanley Cup 1911, 20-21, 23; Ottawa Senators), dies of peritonitis at 33
  • Jun 30 Jacob Israel de Haan, Dutch poet/writer (Pypelyntjes), dies at 42