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Birthdays in History in June 1921

  • Jun 2 Alexander Salkind, producer (Superman)
  • Jun 8 Alwyn Williams, Welsh geologist and Vice-Chancellor (University of Glasgow), born in Aberdare, Wales (d. 2004)

Person of interestSuharto

Jun 8 Suharto, 2nd President of Indonesia (1967- 98), born in Yogyakarta, Java (d. 2008)

2nd President of Indonesia Suharto
2nd President of Indonesia
Suharto
  • Jun 8 LeRoy Neiman, American painter, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2012)
  • Jun 9 Arthur Hertzberg, American Jewish scholar (d. 2006)
  • Jun 9 Forrest Bird, American aviator and inventor (1st respirators and ventilators), born in Stoughton, Massachusetts (d. 2015)

Person of interestPrince Philip

Jun 10 Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh and consort of Great Britain's Elizabeth II, born in Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece

Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip
Duke of Edinburgh
Prince Philip
  • Jun 11 Beatrice "Fiet" van Ommeren-Samson, Suriname writer, born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 2012)
  • Jun 11 Michael Meyer, English novelist and translator, born in London (d. 2000)
  • Jun 12 H. C. Artmann, Austrian writer, born in Vienna (d. 2000)
  • Jun 12 Christopher Derrick, British writer, born in Hungerford, Berkshire, England (d. 2007)
  • Jun 16 Lord Perry of Walton, SDP/vice chancellor (Open University England)
  • Jun 19 Allan Davis, London mayor (1985-86), born in London (d. 1994)
  • Jun 19 Herman Berserik, Dutch painter and graphic artist
  • Jun 19 Howell Heflin, American politician (Sen-D-Alabama, 1979-97), born in Poulan, Georgia (d. 2005)
  • Jun 21 Jean de Broglie, French politician, born in Paris (d. 1976)
  • Jun 22 Barbara F Vucanovich, (Rep-R-NV, 1983-1997), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 23 Jean [Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d'Aviano], Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1964-2000), born in Berg Castle, Luxembourg
  • Jun 26 Abe Jan Koldijk, SS-physician (Limburg's family doctor), born in Vreeland, Netherlands
  • Jun 26 Violette Szabo, French WWII secret agent, born in Paris, France (d. 1945)
  • Jun 27 G. M. J. Veldkamp, Dutch politician (CDA), born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 1990)
  • Jun 28 P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian politician, 9th Prime Minister of India (1991-96), born in Warangal District, India (d. 2004)
  • Jun 29 Frédéric Dard, French writer (San-Antonio), born in Bourgoin-Jallieu, Isère, France (d. 2000)

About June 1921

How Old? 99 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20), Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)