Birthdays in History in June 1918

  • Jun 2 Robert Manry, American copy editor of the Cleveland newspaper editor who sailed the Atlantic (Tinkerbelle), born in Landour, India (d. 1971)
  • Jun 2 Ruth Atkinson, American cartoonist (d. 1997)
  • Jun 3 Lili St. Cyr, American ecdysiast (d. 1999)
  • Jun 6 Tom Scott, poet/editor
  • Jun 7 Irene Vorrink, Dutch minister (health & environment)
  • Jun 8 John D. Roberts, American chemist
  • Jun 13 Helmut Lent, German night fighter pilot (d. 1944)
  • Jun 15 Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader
  • Jun 15 N'garta Tombalbaye, president Chad
  • Jun 17 Maldwyn Thomas, president (Welsh Liberal Party)
  • Jun 17 Ajahn Chah, Buddhist meditation master (d. 1992)
  • Jun 19 Evelle Jansen Younger, American prosecutor (Charles Manson, Sirhan Sirhan), born in Stamford, Nebraska (d. 1989)
  • Jun 20 Zoltán Sztáray, Hungarian writer
  • Jun 21 James Bysse Joll, historian

Person of interestCicely Saunders

Jun 22 Cicely Saunders, English nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice, born in Barnet, England (d. 2005)

Nurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders
Nurse and Social Worker
Cicely Saunders
  • Jun 28 Bert Schierbeek, [Lambertus], Dutch writer/poet (Cross Roads)
  • Jun 29 Jack Harkness, rose grower