Deaths in History in June 1938

  • Jun 7 Norbert Fonteyne, Flemish writer (How Flemings Came Late), dies
  • Jun 14 William W Campbell, American astronomer and Director of Lick Observatory, dies at 76
  • Jun 15 Ernst L Kirchner, German painter, dies at 58
  • Jun 17 Peter Michael, CEO (Cray Electronics), dies
  • Jun 22 C.J. Dennis, Australian writer and poet (b. 1876)

Person of interestJames Weldon Johnson

Jun 26 James Weldon Johnson, African American leader (NAACP), dies in a car crash at 67

Writer and Civil Rights Activist James Weldon Johnson
Writer and Civil Rights Activist
James Weldon Johnson
  • Jun 30 Milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), dies at 61