Deaths in History in June 1962

Person of interestAdolf Eichmann

Jun 1 Adolf Eichmann, German Nazi officer (SS-Obersturmbannführer, Holocaust organizer), hanged in Israel at 56

SS officer Adolf Eichmann
SS officer
Adolf Eichmann
  • Jun 2 Fran Saleški Finžgar, Slovene folk writer (Our Blood, Service Girls), dies at 91
  • Jun 2 Vita Sackville-West, English novelist, poet (The Land) and gardener (Sissinghurst), dies at 70
  • Jun 4 William Beebe, US biologist/explorer, dies at 84
  • Jun 6 Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter, dies at 34
  • Jun 14 Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim
  • Jun 19 Frank Borzage, American director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69
  • Jun 25 Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies
  • Jun 27 Paul Viiding, Estonian poet (b. 1904)
  • Jun 30 Caspar Neher, Austrian-German set designer and librettist, dies at 65