Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 12-Jun

Died on This Day (12-Jun)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Sylvia Miles Sylvia Miles 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 . American actress 94 1
Omar Mateen Omar Mateen Omar Mir Seddique Mateen born Omar Mir Seddique; was an American mass murderer and domestic terrorist who murdered 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 29 4
Jiroemon Kimura Jiroemon Kimura Jiroemon Kimura was a Japanese supercentenarian who lived for 116 years and 54 days. Oldest person 116 7
Geoffrey Fisken Geoffrey Fisken 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 95 9
Eugene A. Stead Eugene A. Stead Eugene Anson Stead Jr. is best known as a physician, medical educator, and researcher. American physician 96 15
Bill Blass Bill Blass William Ralph Blass was an American fashion designer. American fashion designer 79 18
Edwin R. Chess 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 87 20
Hua Luogeng Hua Luogeng 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. Chinese mathematician 74 35
Alfred Kurella Alfred Kurella Alfred Kurella was a German writer and functionary of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany in East Germany. German politician 80 45
Theodore Hardeen Theodore Hardeen Theodore "Dash" Hardeen was a Hungarian-American magician and escape artist who was the younger brother of Harry Houdini. American magician 69 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Jon Hiseman Jon Hiseman Philip John Albert "Jon" Hiseman was an English drummer, recording engineer, record producer, and music publisher. English drummer 73 2
Carla Laemmle Carla Laemmle Rebekah Isabelle Laemmle , known professionally as Carla Laemmle, was an American actress and dancer, and the niece of Universal Pictures studio founder Carl Laemmle. American actress 104 6
Elinor Ostrom Elinor Ostrom Elinor Claire "Lin" Ostrom was an American political scientist and political economist whose work was associated with New Institutional Economics and the resurgence of political economy. American political economist and academic 78 8
Fuat Mansurov Fuat Mansurov Fuat Mansurov was a Soviet and Russian conductor. Russian conductor 82 10
Gregory Peck Gregory Peck Eldred Gregory Peck was an American actor and one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1970s. American actor 87 17
Carl-Axel Acking Carl-Axel Acking Carl-Axel Acking was a Swedish architect, author and furniture designer, winner of the Lunning Prize in 1952. Swedish architect 91 19
Ronald Morrisby Ronald Morrisby Ronald Orlando George Morrisby , was an Australian cricketer who played first-class cricket for Tasmania from 1931 until 1952. Australian cricketer 80 25
Milburn Stone Milburn Stone Hugh Milburn Stone was an American actor, best known for his role as "Doc" on the CBS Western series Gunsmoke. American actor 75 40
Boris Pavlovich Belousov Boris Pavlovich Belousov Boris Pavlovich Belousov was a Soviet chemist and biophysicist who discovered the Belousov–Zhabotinsky reaction in the early 1950s. Soviet chemist/biophysicist 77 50
Sophia Smith Sophia Smith 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 73 150