On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1928

Person of interestTimothy Thomas Fortune

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

Orator, Writer and Civil Rights Leader Timothy Thomas Fortune
Orator, Writer and Civil Rights Leader
Timothy Thomas Fortune
  • 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 Damaso Ledesma, composer, dies at 60

Person of interestEmmeline Pankhurst

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

Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst
Suffragette
Emmeline Pankhurst
  • 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

Person of interestRoald Amundsen

Jun 18 Roald Amundsen, 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

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