Deaths in History in June 1963

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Jun 3 Pope John XXIII [Angelo G Roncalli], Pope (1958-63), dies at 81

  • Jun 3 Nazim Hikmet, Turkish poet (Tosun Pasa, The Passenger), dies at 61
  • Jun 11 Thích Quảng Đức, Buddhist monk, immolates himself on a street in Saigon
  • Jun 12 Andrew Browne, Irish/British admiral (Cape Matapan, WW II), dies at 80
  • Jun 12 Medgar Evers, NAACP official, shot in Jackson Miss at 37
  • Jun 17 John Cowper Powys, British writer and critic (Wood & Stone, Wolf Solent), dies at 90
  • Jun 17 Alain F B Alanbrooke, 1st viscount of Brookeborough, dies at 79
  • Jun 20 Joseph Self, murderer, executed; last Wash state execution in 25 yrs
  • Jun 20 Raphaël Salem, Greek mathematician, dies at 64
  • Jun 26 Obe Postma, Fries, poet/geography/historian (Own Cart), dies