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Birthdays in History in June 1933

  • Jun 1 Charles Wilson, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1973-97), born in Trinity, Texas (d. 2010)
  • Jun 3 Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, 1st emir of Bahrain (1961-1999), born in Jasra, Bahrain (d. 1999)
  • Jun 4 John Sparrow, Chairman (British Horserace Betting Levy Board)
  • Jun 6 Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986), born in Buchs, Switzerland (d. 2013)
  • Jun 7 Henk Koning, Dutch State Secretary of Finances (VVD), born in Beilen, Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • Jun 8 Dr Robert Stevens, British lawyer and Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)
  • Jun 8 Eric Parker, English industrialist, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House), born in Shropshire, England (d. 2014)
  • Jun 9 Don Young, American politician (Rep-R-AK, 1973- ), born in Meridian, California
  • Jun 10 F Lee Bailey, Waltham Mass, attorney (Sam Shepard case, OJ case)
  • Jun 10 Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian Prime Minister
  • Jun 12 Eddie Adams, American photographer (photograph of execution of a Viet Cong soldier, Pulitzer Prize 1969), born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • Jun 13 Tom King, British politician and minister (C), born in Rugby
  • Jun 14 Jerzy Kosiński, Polish-American novelist (The Painted Bird, Being There), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1991)
  • Jun 15 Mohammad Ali Rajai, President of Iran (1981) who was assassinated by a bomb while in office, born in Qazvin, Persia (d. 1981)
  • Jun 16 Joachim Nowotny, writer
  • Jun 17 Harry Browne, American free-market libertarian writer, politician, and investment analyst (d. 2006)
  • Jun 17 Anthony Bevilacqua, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 19 Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11), born in Aktobe, Kazakhstan (d. 1971)
  • Jun 20 Claire Tomalin, English biographer and editor, born in London, England
  • Jun 20 Earl of Cranbrook, CEO (Nature Conservancy Council)
  • Jun 20 Peter T. Kirstein, British computer scientist 'European father of the internet' (Internet Protocol,), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2020)
  • Jun 22 Dianne Feinstein, American politician, 1st female mayor of San Francisco (1978-88), (US Senator (D)-Ca 1992-), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 25 Michelangelo Pistoletto, Italian artist (glass painter), born in Biella, Italy

Person of interestJames Meredith

Jun 25 James Meredith, American civil rights activist (1st African-American at the University of Mississippi), born in Kosciusko, Mississippi

Civil Rights Activist James Meredith
Civil Rights Activist
James Meredith
  • Jun 25 Álvaro Siza Vieira, Portuguese architect, born in Matosinhos, Portugal
  • Jun 26 David Winnick, British Labour Party MP, born in Brighton, Sussex, England
  • Jun 28 Gusty Spence, Northern Irish loyalist politician and leader of the paramilitary Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2011)
  • Jun 29 John Bradshaw, American theologian, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)

About June 1933

How Old? 87 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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