Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 12-Jun
Died on This Day (12-Jun)
Sylvia Miles was an American actress. She was twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performances in Midnight Cowboy and Farewell, My Lovely .
Omar Mir Seddique Mateen was an American mass murderer and domestic terrorist who killed 49 people and wounded 53 others in a mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016, before he was killed in a shootout with the local police.
American mass murderer
Jiroemon Kimura was a Japanese supercentenarian who lived for 116 years and 54 days.
Geoffrey Bryson Fisken, DFC was a New Zealand fighter pilot who was the British Commonwealth's leading air ace in the Pacific theatre of World War II.
New zealand flying ace
Eugene A. Stead
Eugene Anson Stead Jr. is best known as a physician, medical education, and researcher.
William Ralph Blass was an American fashion designer, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Edwin R. Chess
Edwin Ralph Chess was a major general and Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force.
United States Air Force general
Hua Luogeng or Hua Loo-Keng was a Chinese mathematician and politician famous for his important contributions to number theory and for his role as the leader of mathematics research and education in the People's Republic of China.
Alfred Kurella was a German author and functionary of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany in East Germany.
Theodore "Dash" Hardeen , known simply as Hardeen, was a Hungarian-born American magician and escape artist who was the younger brother of Harry Houdini.
Philip John "Jon" Hiseman was an English drummer, recording engineer, record producer, and music publisher.
Rebekah Isabelle Laemmle , known professionally as Carla Laemmle, was an American actress and dancer, and the niece of Universal Pictures studio founder Carl Laemmle.
Elinor Claire "Lin" Ostrom was an American political economist whose work was associated with the New Institutional Economics and the resurgence of political economy.
American political economist and academic
Fuat Mansurov was a Soviet and Russian conductor.
Eldred Gregory Peck was an American actor and one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s.
Carl-Axel Acking was a Swedish architect, author and furniture designer, winner of the Lunning Prize in 1952.
Ronald Orlando George Morrisby , was an Australian cricketer who played first-class cricket for Tasmania from 1931 until 1952.
Hugh Milburn Stone was an American actor, best known for his role as "Doc" on the CBS Western series Gunsmoke.
Boris Pavlovich Belousov
Boris Pavlovich Belousov was a Soviet chemist / biophysicist who discovered the Belousov–Zhabotinsky reaction in the early 1950s.
Sophia Smith founded Smith College in 1870 with the substantial estate she inherited from her father, who was a wealthy farmer, and six siblings.
Smith college founder