On This Day

Birthdays in History in June 1854

  • Jun 8 Douglas Colin Cameron, Canadian politician, born in Hawkesbury, Ontario (d. 1921)
  • Jun 9 Gerard Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1922)
  • Jun 13 Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine), born in London (d. 1931)
  • Jun 18 Edward Wyllis Scripps, American publisher who organized 1st major chain of newspapers in the US, born in Rushville, Illinois

Person of interestRobert Borden

Jun 26 Robert Borden, 8th Prime Minister of Canada (C: 1911-20), born in Grand-Pre, Nova Scotia (d. 1937)

8th Prime Minister of Canada Robert Borden
8th Prime Minister of Canada
Robert Borden