On This Day

Deaths in History in June 1969

Person of interestMiles Dempsey

Jun 6 Miles Dempsey, British WWII general (XIII Corps, Second Army), dies of cancer at 72

British WWII General Miles Dempsey
British WWII General
Miles Dempsey
  • Jun 11 John L. Lewis, American labour leader, formed Congress of Industrial Organizations, dies at 89
  • Jun 12 Alexander Deyneka, Ukrainian painter (b. 1899)
  • Jun 16 Harold RLG 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, British field marshal, dies at 78
  • Jun 16 Jan Hanlo, Dutch poet (Oote oote boe), dies at 57
  • Jun 24 Maria Delgado, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 24 Willey Ley, US science writer, dies at 62
  • Jun 29 Moise K Tsjombe, premier Congo/Zaire, dies