Deaths in History in June 1998

  • Jun 5 Sam Yorty, American politician, Mayor of Los Angeles (1961-73), dies at 88

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Jun 8 Sani Abacha, President of Nigeria, dies at 54

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  • Jun 8 Maria Reiche, German-born mathematician and archaeologist (b. 1903)
  • Jun 10 Hammond Innes, English author (b. 1914)
  • Jun 11 Catherine Cookson, British novelist (b. 1906)
  • Jun 20 Conrad Schumann, East German border guard (b. 1942)
  • Jun 27 Gilles Rocheleau, French Canadian politician (b. 1935)