On This Day

Birthdays in History in June 1890

  • Jun 6 Dorothy Heyward, American playwright (Porgy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1961)
  • Jun 10 Paul J M Lindemans, Flemish agricultural engineer/author
  • Jun 12 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter and graphic artist, born in Tulln an der Donau, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1918)
  • Jun 15 Georg Wüst, Posen, German Oceanographer who provided the first complete understanding of the temperature, salinity and deep-current structure of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Jun 21 Frank Sherman Land, founder of the Order of DeMolay, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1959)
  • Jun 25 Hans Marchwitza, German writer and communist, born in Scharley, Upper Silesia (d. 1965)