Birthdays in History in June 1908

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Percy Edwards, English entertainer (known for his animal impressions), born in Suffolk, England (d.1996)
  • Jun 4 Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Hitler's reputed lover and half-niece, born in Linz, Austria-Hungary (d. 1931)
  • Jun 4 Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian, born in Zevekote, Belgium (d. 1988)
  • Jun 4 Earl of Halsbury, chancellor (Brunei University)
  • Jun 5 Jack Jacob, British senior master (British Supreme Court), born in Shanghai (d. 2000)
  • Jun 9 J F Williams-Wynne, Lord-Lieutenant (Gwynedd)
  • Jun 10 Brinsley Ford, CEO (National Art Collections Fund)
  • Jun 10 Ernst B Chain, German chemist/bacteriologist (penicillin, Nobel 1945)
  • Jun 11 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, Anglican pastor and bishop, born in Cley next the Sea, Suffolk, England (d. 1994)
  • Jun 12 Ronald Selby Wright, Scottish Church of Scotland minister, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • Jun 13 Maria E Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Infinite Passage)

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Jun 15 Sam Giancana, American mafioso, born in Chicago, Illinois

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  • Jun 17 Jacob "Jimmy" Herman Huizinga, journalist/Writer
  • Jun 17 Enrique Peralta Azurdia, Colonel and military President of Guatemala (1963-66), born in Guatemala City (d. 1997)
  • Jun 18 Bud Collyer, American TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 18 Stanley Knowles, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
  • Jun 19 Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91)
  • Jun 21 William Frankena, American philosopher, born in Manhattan, Montana (d. 1994)
  • Jun 22 George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher
  • Jun 23 Paulus Akkerman [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each), born in Oldeboorn (d. 1982)
  • Jun 24 Alfons Rebane, Estonian military officer (d. 1976)
  • Jun 25 Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher and logician in the analytic tradition, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2000)
  • Jun 27 João Guimarães Rosa, Brazilian writer (The Devil to Pay in the Backlands), born in Cordisburgo, Brazil (d. 1967)
  • Jun 28 James L. Reinsch, American broadcasting executive and presidential media adviser (Roosevelt, Truman and Kennedy) who also advised Winston Churchill on his 1946 "Iron Curtain" speech, born in Streator, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Jun 29 Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe), born in Borgerhout, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1982)
  • Jun 30 Charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari)
  • Jun 30 Monica Maurice, industrialist
  • Jun 30 Winston Graham, British writer (Poldark novels), born in Manchester (d. 2003)