Famous Deaths In June - 16
Sunday, 24 October 2021
1869 Death of Charles Sturt, English explorer (b. 1795) on this day in history.
1872 Death of Norman MacLeod, Scottish clergyman (b. 1812) on this day in history.
1878 On June - 16 death of crawford Long, American physician (b. 1815)
1880 On June - 16 james Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies
1881 On June - 16 death of marie Laveau, American Voodoo practitioner (b. 1801)
1885 Death of Wilhelm Camphausen, German painter (b. 1818) on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/min of Justice, dies at 80
1901 On this day in history hermann Grimm, German writer/poet/historian, dies
1902 Death of Ernst Schröder, German mathematician (b. 1841) on June - 16.
1905 Hermann von Wissmann, German explorer/governor of E Africa, dies at 51 on June - 16.
1910 On June - 16 wendelin Weissheimer, composer, dies at 72
1925 On this day in history death of chittaranjan Das, Indian patriot and freedom fighter (b. 1870)
1928 On June - 16 death of dr. Mark Keppel, County Superintendent of Los Angeles County Schools from 1902-1928 (b. 1867)
1929 Death of Bramwell Booth, the 2nd General of The Salvation Army (b. 1856) on June - 16.
1930 On June - 16 elmer Ambrose Sperry, US inventor (gyroscope compass), dies
1932 Frederik W Van Oaths, psychiatrist/writer (Blades of Grass), dies on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history leib Malach, Yiddish writer, dies
1939 On this day in history death of chick Webb, American jazz drummer and big band leader (b. 1905)
1940 Dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy, Star Spangled Virgin), dies on June - 16.
1941 On this day in history lodo of Hamel, 1st Dutch secret affiliate, dies
1944 On June - 16 death of marc Bloch, French historian (executed) (b. 1886)
1945 Death of Aris Velouchiotis, Greek guerrilla resistance leader (b. 1905) on this day in history.
1946 Ludwig Winder, writer, dies on this day in history.
1947 On June - 16 jean-Francois Capart, Belgian egyptologist (Memphis), dies at 86
1952 Death of Andrew Lawson, Scottish-American geologist, first to map the entire San Andreas Fault (b. 1861) on June - 16.
1953 Death of Margaret Bondfield, English politician and feminist (b. 1873) on this day in history.
1955 Death of Ozias Leduc, Quebec painter (b. 1864) on June - 16.
1958 On June - 16 jose Pablo Moncayo Garcia, composer, dies at 45
1959 Death of George Reeves, actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), shoots self at 45 on this day in history.
1961 O C Scott, cricketer (WI leg-spinner in 8 Tests), dies on June - 16.
1963 J C Powys, writer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history harold RLG 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Brit field marshal, dies at 78
1970 On this day in history elsa Triolet, writer, dies at 73
1971 Death of Lord Reith, British broadcast executive (b. 1889) on this day in history.