On This Day

Birthdays in History in June 1897

  • Jun 8 John G. Bennett, British scientist and author, born in London (d. 1974)
  • Jun 10 Tatiana Nikolaevna, 2nd daughter of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna, born in Peterhof Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1918)
  • Jun 11 Bruno Frei [Benedikt Freistadt], Austrian Marxist journalist, born in Bratislava (d. 1988)

Person of interestAnthony Eden

Jun 12 Anthony Eden, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1955-57) and Foreign Secretary, born in Rushyford, England (d. 1977)

British Prime Minister Anthony Eden
British Prime Minister
Anthony Eden
  • Jun 16 Georg Wittig, German chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)
  • Jun 22 Norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization)
  • Jun 23 Winifred Wagner-William, German organizer (Wagner Festival)
  • Jun 24 Daniel K. Ludwig, American shipping magnate (d. 1992)
  • Jun 29 Fulgence Charpentier, French Canadian journalist, born in Sainte-Anne-de-Prescott, Ontario, Canada (d. 2001)