On This Day

Deaths in History in June 1996

  • Jun 1 Sanjiva Reddy, Indian politician, sixth President of India (1977-82), dies at 83
  • Jun 1 Fernand Schokweiler, judge, dies at 60
  • Jun 1 Robert Arthur Hughes, missionary/surgeon, dies at 85
  • Jun 1 Stephen Jones, art historian, dies at 41
  • Jun 2 Leon Garield, writer, dies at 74
  • Jun 2 Peter Bird, ocean rower, dies at 49
  • Jun 2 Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (b. 1937)
  • Jun 3 Len Creed, bookmaker, dies at 79
  • Jun 3 Tito Okello, Ugandan general, dies at 81
  • Jun 4 Tito Okello, president of Uganda (1985-86), dies
  • Jun 4 Kudirat Abiola, wife of Moshood Abiola, is assassinated
  • Jun 5 Baldev Singh Chahal, campaigner, dies at 59
  • Jun 6 George Snell, genetecist, dies at 92
  • Jun 6 Jean Sinclair, South African campaigner, founder member and first president of the Black Sash in 1955, dies at 88
  • Jun 7 José María Valverde, Spanish philosopher, poet and translator (La espera, Historia de la literatura universal), dies at 70
  • Jun 7 Noel Walton Bott, engineer, dies at 88

  • Jun 7 [Francis] Max Factor Jr, makeup inventor, dies at 91
  • Jun 7 Percy Edwards, English entertainer (known for his animal impressions), dies at 88
  • Jun 7 Max Factor Jr, American makeup inventor (Max Factor Cosmetics), dies at 91
  • Jun 8 Phyllis Stedman, politician, dies at 79
  • Jun 9 Edward Morris Bernstein, economist, dies at 91
  • Jun 9 Robert Kidd, marine geoscientist, dies at 48
  • Jun 9 Bert Schierbeek, Dutch writer and poet (Cross Roads), dies at 77
  • Jun 10 Hugh Burnton Mitchell, US senator, dies at 89
  • Jun 10 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, Austrian painter, dies at 89
  • Jun 10 Norman Lambert, British restaurateur, dies at 63 (b. 1933)
  • Jun 10 Uno Chiyo, Japanese writer (Confessions of Love), dies at 98
  • Jun 11 Kevin Meadows, gay rights activist, dies at 21
  • Jun 12 MacKenzie John, pipe major, dies at 83
  • Jun 13 David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist, dies at 60
  • Jun 14 Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor, dies at 91
  • Jun 15 Jean Gimpel, French author and medievalist, dies at 77
  • Jun 16 David Mourao-Ferreira, poet/politician, dies at 69
  • Jun 17 Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science (paradigm shift), dies at 73
  • Jun 19 G. David Schine, American businessman, dies at 70
  • Jun 19 Harold William Woolhouse, British botanist, dies at 63

  • Jun 19 Henry Ralph Carr, soldier, dies at 82
  • Jun 20 Irving Krick, meteorologist, dies at 89
  • Jun 20 Michel Lebrun, crime writer, dies at 65
  • Jun 20 Walter Guevara Arze, provisional president of Bolivia (1979), dies
  • Jun 22 Leo Nichols, businessman, honorary consul and longtime friend of Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, dies at 65
  • Jun 22 Tertius Metcalf, businessman, dies at 63
  • Jun 22 Terrel Bell, American politician (2nd United States Secretary of Education 1981-84), dies at 74
  • Jun 23 George Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece (1981-89, 1993-96), dies at 76
  • Jun 23 Angelo John Novarese, record company founder, dies at 72
  • Jun 23 Elbert Parr Tuttle, lawyer/judge, dies at 98
  • Jun 23 William Walsh, academic, dies at 80
  • Jun 25 Nicholas John, dramaturge, dies at 43
  • Jun 25 Ray Howard-Jones, artist, dies at 93
  • Jun 25 Sir Arthur Snelling, British Ambassador (b. 1914)
  • Jun 26 Veronica Guerin, Irish crime journalist, murdered by drug lords at 36
  • Jun 27 Roy James Alfred Kaulback, soldier, dies at 85
  • Jun 28 George Ghita Ionescu, academic, dies at 83
  • Jun 28 Michael Wishart, British figurative painter, dies at 68
  • Jun 28 Piers Gray, critic/writer, dies at 49
  • Jun 28 Ronald George Woodman, pilot, dies at 82
  • Jun 29 Alexander George Ogston, biochemist, dies at 85
  • Jun 30 Hugh Henry Home Popham, aviator/writer/poet, dies at 76
  • Jun 30 Michael Parkin, journalist, dies at 74
  • Jun 30 Norman Aldridge, biochemical toxicologist, dies at 76