On This Day

Deaths in History in June 1866

  • Jun 5 John McDouall Stuart, Australian explorer, dies at 50
  • Jun 7 Chief Seattle, Native American leader
  • Jun 8 Wilhelm Schirmer, German landscape artist, dies at 64
  • Jun 16 Joseph Méry French poet (b. 1798)
  • Jun 17 Lewis Cass, American military officer and politician (U.S. Senator-Michigan), dies at 83
  • Jun 18 Jacob Abels, Dutch painter, dies at 62
  • Jun 23 Samuel Sarphati, Amsterdam physician/social activist, dies at 53
  • Jun 25 Alexander von Nordmann, Finnish zoologist, dies at 63