On This Day

Deaths in History in June 2020

  • Jun 7 Michael Beavis, British RAF officer, deputy Commanding-in-Chief (Allied Forces Central Europe), dies at 90
  • Jun 8 Pierre Nkurunziza, President of Burundi (2005-20), dies at 55
  • Jun 12 William S. Sessions, American director of FBI (1987-93), dies at 90
  • Jun 16 Charles Webb, American writer (The Graduate), dies at 81
  • Jun 17 Paulinho Paiakan, Brazilian indigenous chief (led Kayapó people against Belo Monte dam), dies of COVID-19 at about 65
  • Jun 17 Robert Buchanan, British archaeologist and founder of Bath University, dies at 90
  • Jun 19 Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Spanish writer (Shadow of the Wind), dies of cancer at 55
  • Jun 25 John Kennedy Sr., Australian Rules Football coach (Australian Football Hall of Fame legend; VFL Premiership 1961, 71, 76; Hawthorn FC; North Melbourne FC), dies at 91
  • Jun 26 Milton Glaser, American graphic designer (founded New York Magazine, created the I ♥ NY" logo), dies at 91