On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1930

  • Jun 5 Jules Pascin [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian American painter and cartoonist, commits suicide at 45
  • Jun 10 Adolf Harnack, German theologian (b. 1851)
  • Jun 11 George Alexander, British cricketer (two early Tests for Australia), dies at 79
  • Jun 11 Henry Clay Folger, American CEO of Standard Oil and founder of the Folger Shakespeare Library, dies at 72
  • Jun 12 Dyce Willcocks, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of Canadian cricket), dies
  • Jun 13 Henry Segrave, British racing driver who held land speed records and the water speed record (b. 1896)
  • Jun 16 Ezra Fitch, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (b. 1866)
  • Jun 16 Elmer Ambrose Sperry, American entrepreneur and inventor (gyrocompass), dies at 69
  • Jun 22 Karl von Amira, German historian, dies at 82
  • Jun 30 Harvey W. Wiley, American chemist known for leadership in the passage of the landmark Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906, dies at 85