Famous People Who Died in June 1928

Timothy Thomas FortuneTimothy Thomas Fortune (1856-1928)

Jun 2 American orator, civil rights leader, writer and publisher (New York Age), dies at 71

  • Jun 3 Li Yüan-hung, Chinese general and political figure (b. 1864)
  • Jun 6 Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, Austrian violinist and composer, dies at 67
  • Jun 7 Chiang Tsolin, Chinese warlord of North-China, murdered
  • Jun 12 Salvador Díaz Mirón, Mexican poet (Los Cien Mejores Poemas), dies at 74
  • Jun 13 Dámaso Ledesma, Spanish organist, composer, musicologist, and priest, dies at 60

Emmeline PankhurstEmmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

Jun 14 British suffragette who formed the Women's Social & Political Union (1903), dies at 69

  • Jun 16 Mark Keppel, Superintendent of Los Angeles County Schools from 1902-1928, dies at 61
  • Jun 17 Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer and diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies at 39

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen (1872-1928)

Jun 18 Norwegian polar explorer who led the 1st expedition to the South Pole, dies in a plane crash while flying on a rescue mission in the Arctic at 55

  • Jun 22 A. B. Frost, American illustrator (b. 1851)
  • Jun 22 George Siegmann, American actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist), dies from pernicious anemia at 46
  • Jun 23 Thomas H. Rollinson, American composer, dies at 84