On This Day

Historical Figures Born in June 1941

  • Jun 2 Oda Mayumi, resident artist (Green Gulch Zen Center), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jun 6 Alexander Cockburn, Scottish-born American journalist, born in Scotland (d. 2012)
  • Jun 7 Tony Ray-Jones, British photographer, born in Wells (d. 1972)
  • Jun 8 Joop van den Berg, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA), born in Bartlehiem, Netherlands
  • Jun 8 George Pell, Australian Catholic Cardinal and treasurer of the Vatican, convicted and then acquitted of child sex abuse, born in Ballarat, Australia
  • Jun 9 Peter Wilson, CEO (Gallaher)
  • Jun 12 Lucille Roybal-Allard, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from California, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 14 John Edgar Wideman, American writer (Brothers and Keepers), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 16 Mumtaz Hamid Rao, Pakistani journalist, born in Sialkot, Pakistan (d. 2011)
  • Jun 19 Václav Klaus, Czech politician and former president
  • Jun 19 Conchita Carpio-Morales, Filipino Supreme Court justice and jurist
  • Jun 20 Ulf D Merbold, German physicist/astronaut (STS 9, 42, Soyuz TM-19)
  • Jun 23 Roger McDonald, Australian author
  • Jun 23 Richard M. Richie Roberts, American former Marine and New Jersey Police Detective, Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Jun 24 Julia Kristeva, Bulgarian-French philosopher, psychoanalyst, and novelist
  • Jun 26 Yves Beauchemin, Canadian novelist (L'enfirouapé), born in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
  • Jun 27 James P. Hogan, British sci-fi author (Giants' Star), born in London (d. 2010)
  • Jun 28 Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist (professor of Computer Science at the University of California and University of Oxford) (d. 2006)
  • Jun 29 Kwame Toure [Stokely Carmichael], American activist (Black Power movement), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1998)

About June 1941

How Old? 80 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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