On This Day

Birthdays in History in June 1946

  • Jun 2 Peter Sutcliffe, English murderer of 13 women "The Yorkshire Ripper", born in Bingley, England (d. 2020)
  • Jun 3 Anita Pollack, MEP (Labour)
  • Jun 3 Earl of Cromer, managing director (Inchcape (China) Ltd)
  • Jun 5 Fuzzy Fuscaldo, rocker (Capt Beefheart)
  • Jun 6 Chelsea Brown, comedienne (Laugh-in, Matt Lincoln), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Jun 7 Jenny Jones [Janina Stronski], Canadian comedienne (Jenny Jones Show), born in Bethlehem, Palestine
  • Jun 8 Elizabeth A. Lynn, American sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 10 Mensje F van Keulen-van der Steen, Dutch writer (Bleeker's Summer)
  • Jun 12 Harry Glasper, English writer, born in Middlesbrough, England
  • Jun 12 John Steinbeck IV, American journalist, author and son of John Steinbeck, born in New York City
  • Jun 14 Ralph McAllister Ingersol II, American newspaper publisher (The New Haven Register), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 16 Neil MacGregor, director (British National Gallery)
  • Jun 16 Jodi Rell, American politician, governor of Connecticut
  • Jun 17 Marcy Kaptur, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jun 17 Peter Rosei, Austrian writer (Wer war Edgar Allan?), born in Vienna
  • Jun 18 Russell Ash, British author ('the human Google'), born in Surrey, England

  • Jun 18 Fabio Capello, Italian football coach
  • Jun 20 Birgitte Eva Henriksen, Duchess of Gloucester, born in Odense, Denmark
  • Jun 20 Xanana Gusmão, President of East Timor
  • Jun 21 Kate Hoey, British MP (Labour)
  • Jun 21 Malcolm Rifkind, British QC MP (Sect of State for Defense), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Jun 21 Maurice Saatchi, English-Iraqi advertising CEO (Saatchi & Saatchi), born in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Jun 23 Russ Thacker, producer (Golden Seal), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 24 Ellison S Onizuka, Hawaii, Mjr USAF/ast (STS 51C, 51L-Chal disaster)
  • Jun 24 Robert Reich, US Sec of Labor (Clinton)
  • Jun 24 David Collenette, Canadian politician
  • Jun 25 Roméo Dallaire, Canadian senator and humanitarian, born in Denekamp, Netherlands
  • Jun 27 Sally Priesand, 1st U.S. woman rabbi, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 28 John M. Lounge, American engineer and astronaut (STS 51-I, STS 26, STS 35), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2011)
  • Jun 28 Robert L Asprin, American sci-fi writer (Thieves World, Cold Cash War)
  • Jun 28 Jaime Guzmán, Chilean politician (President of the Independent Democratic Union), born in Santiago (d. 1991)
  • Jun 29 Egon von Fürstenberg, Swiss fashion designer, born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 2004)
  • Jun 29 Ernesto Pérez Balladares, President of Panama (1994-99), born in Panama City, Panama

About June 1946

How Old? 74 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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