Deaths in History in June 1986

  • Jun 6 Herbert Eisenreich, Austrian writer, dies at 61
  • Jun 10 Merle Miller, American biographer (b. 1919)
  • Jun 11 Robert E Howard, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror), dies at 80
  • Jun 11 Chesley Bonestell, American-born engineer, architect, and artist (b. 1888)
  • Jun 12 Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist, dies at 76
  • Jun 12 Tony Desimone, combo leader (Ernie in Kovacsland), dies at 66
  • Jun 14 Alan Jay Lerner, American lyricist (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady), dies at 67

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 14 Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine author (Book of Sand), dies in Geneva at 86

  • Jun 14 E Cuyler Hammond, American epidemiologist (first to link smoking with lung cancer), dies at 74
  • Jun 17 Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader, dies at 75
  • Jun 18 Frances Scott Fitzgerald, Daughter of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre. (b. 1921)
  • Jun 19 Coluche, [Michel Colucci], French comic, dies at 41
  • Jun 19 Len Bias, 1st pick of Celtics, suffers fatal cocaine-induced seizure
  • Jun 19 Murray P Haydon, artificial heart recipient, dies in Louisville at 59
  • Jun 25 Gery Florizoone, Flemish poet, dies at 63
  • Jun 29 John P. East, American politician (Sen-R-NC), dies at 55