On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1974

  • Jun 2 Elliott Sullivan, American actor (The Persuaders!, Fury Below, Sergeant), dies from a heart attack at 66
  • Jun 2 Waldemar F Eric Marx, cricketer (3 Tests South Africa v Aust 1921-22), dies
  • Jun 2 Hiroshi Kazato, Japanese racing driver, dies at 25
  • Jun 2 Arnold Lunn, British skier (created the modern Alpine slalom race), dies at 86
  • Jun 6 Blanche Yurka, actress (Tale of 2 Cities, Cry of Werewolf), dies at 86
  • Jun 7 Émilie Charmy, French avant-garde artist, dies at 96
  • Jun 9 Phillips Tead, American character actor (The Front Page; Lightnin'; Fighting Blade; The Adventures of Superman - "Professor Pepperwinkle), dies at 80
  • Jun 10 Henry WFA, English duke of Gloucester, baron Culloden, dies at 74
  • Jun 11 Julius Evola, Italian philosopher (b. 1898)
  • Jun 11 Eurico Gaspar Dutra, President of Brazil (b. 1883)
  • Jun 14 Knud Jeppesen, Danish organist, composer, educator (Royal Danish Academy, 1920-47; Aarhus University, 1946-57), and musicologist (La frottola), dies at 81
  • Jun 16 Mauritz Hugo, Swedish actor (Atomic Blonde, Death Valley Gunfighter), dies from heart disease at 65
  • Jun 17 Pamela Britton, actress (Blondie, My Favorite Martian), dies at 50
  • Jun 17 Yadavendra Singh, cricketer (Yuvraj of Patiala, Test for India), dies

Georgy Zhukov

Jun 18 Georgy Zhukov, Russian deputy commander-in-chief of the Red Army during WWII (Battles of Stalingrad, Kursk and Berlin) and Minister of Defense, dies at 77

  • Jun 18 Júlio César de Mello e Souza, Brazilian writer (The Man Who Counted), dies at 79
  • Jun 20 Horace Lindrum, Australian snooker and billiards player, dies at 62
  • Jun 25 Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician, dies at 81
  • Jun 27 Cliff Friend, American pianist and songwriter, dies at 80
  • Jun 28 Frank Sutton, American actor (Marty, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.), dies of a heart attack at 50
  • Jun 30 Alberta King, American mother of Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated in church at 69
  • Jun 30 Vannevar Bush, American engineer and politician (b. 1890)