On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1960

  • Jun 1 Lester Patrick, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (6 x Stanley Cups as player, coach and manager), dies from a heart attack at 76
  • Jun 1 Paula Hitler, sister of Adolf Hitler (b. 1896)
  • Jun 4 Lucien Littlefield, American actor (Blondie), dies at 64
  • Jun 9 RenĂ© Maran, Martiniques writer (Batouala, Prix Goncourt), dies
  • Jun 14 Ana Pauker-Rabensohn, Romanian Foreign Minister (1945-52), dies at 67
  • Jun 14 Vladimir Nikolayevich Kryukov, Russian composer, dies at 57
  • Jun 17 Pierre Reverdy, French poet (Nord-Sud), dies at 70
  • Jun 20 Mahlon Hamilton, American actor (Peg O'My Heart, High School Girl), dies at 80 (b. 1880)
  • Jun 20 Walter Dehmel, German writer, dies at 57
  • Jun 25 Walter Baade, German-American astronomer (Andromeda), dies at 67
  • Jun 25 Tommy Corcoran, American baseball shortstop (MLB shortstop game assist record 14), dies at 91
  • Jun 26 John B. Kelly, American rower and father of Grace Kelly (3 x Olympic gold 1920, 24), dies of intestinal cancer at 70
  • Jun 27 Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain dies at 69
  • Jun 27 Lottie Dod, British all-round athlete (Wimbledon 1887-88, 1891-93), dies at 88
  • Jun 28 Jake Swirbul, American aircraft manufacturer (b. 1898)
  • Jun 30 Clarence Cameron White, composer, dies at 79