On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1955

  • Jun 1 F Melius Christiansen, composer, dies at 84
  • Jun 3 Barbara Graham, American criminal convicted of murder, dies at 31
  • Jun 6 Max Meldrum, Scottish-Australian painter (founder of Australian Tonalism), dies at 79
  • Jun 10 Margaret Abbott, American golfer (1st American woman to win Olympic event, golf 1900), dies at 76
  • Jun 11 Jacques Lemaigre-Dubreuil, French industrialist, murdered
  • Jun 11 Marcel Louis Auguste Samuel-Rousseau, composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 11 Walter Hampden, American actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame), dies at 75
  • Jun 16 Ozias Leduc, Canadian painter, dies at 90
  • Jun 18 Walter Rein, German composer, dies at 61
  • Jun 18 Willy Burkhard, Swiss composer, dies at 55
  • Jun 22 Sadashiv Garpatrao Shinde, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies at 31
  • Jun 22 Wyllis Cooper, American TV narrator (Volume One), dies at 56
  • Jun 27 Jan van den Tempel, Dutch politician (SDAP), dies at 77
  • Jun 29 Max Pechstein, German painter and graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73