On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1926

  • Jun 1 Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 4 Eugeen of Oye, Flemish writer/poet (Sparks & Radiates), dies

Person of interestFred Spofforth

Jun 4 Fred Spofforth, Australian cricket fast bowler ("The Demon" - 18 Tests, 94 wickets @ 18.41), dies of chronic colitis at 72

Cricketer Fred Spofforth
Cricketer
Fred Spofforth
  • Jun 6 Henry Tate, Australian composer and poet, dies at 52
  • Jun 7 Henry Charles Tonking, British organist and composer, dies at 63

Person of interestAntoni Gaudi

Jun 10 Antoni Gaudí, Catalan-Spanish architect (Sagrada Família, Casa Milà, Casa Batlló), dies after being hit by a tram at 73

Architect Antoni Gaudi
Architect
Antoni Gaudi
  • Jun 14 Mary Cassatt, American impressionist painter (Woman Bathing), dies at 82
  • Jun 18 Olga Constantinovna of Russia, Queen consort of the Hellenes as the wife of King George I, dies at 74
  • Jun 22 Hermann Suter, Swiss composer, dies at 56
  • Jun 23 Viktor Vasnetsov, Russian painter (b. 1848)
  • Jun 26 Christina Goedvolk, wife of Henry Jut, dies