Date History - On this day in history

Famous people who died on this day in history

Died on this day - June 23rd

79 - Vespasian, Roman Emperor (b. 9)

2005 - Shana Alexander, American columnist (b. 1926)

2003 - Vasil Bykau, Belarusian writer (b. 1924)

2003 - Maynard Jackson, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia (b. 1938)

2002 - Pedro 'El Rockero' Alcazar, Panamanian boxer (b. 1975)

1999 - Buster Merryfield, British actor (b. 1920)

1998 - Maureen O'Sullivan, Irish actress (b. 1911)

1996 - Andreas Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1919)

1995 - Jonas Salk, American medical researcher (b. 1914)

1992 - Eric Andolsek, American football player (b. 1966)

1980 - Clyfford Still, American painter (b. 1904)

1969 - Volmari Iso-Hollo, Finnish athlete (b. 1907)

1959 - Boris Vian, French writer and musician (b. 1920)

1956 - Reinhold Glière, Russian composer (b. 1875)

1893 - Sir Theophilus Shepstone, British-born South African statesman (b. 1817)

1891 - Wilhelm Eduard Weber, German physicist (b. 1804)

1832 - James Hall, Scottish geologist (b. 1761)

1806 - Mathurin Jacques Brisson, French naturalist (b. 1723)

1775 - Karl Ludwig, Freiherr von Pöllnitz, German adventurer and writer (b. 1692)

1770 - Mark Akenside, English poet and physician (b. 1721)

1733 - Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (b. 1672)

1707 - John Mill, English theologian

1686 - William Coventry, English statesman

1677 - Wilhelm Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1647)

1615 - Mashita Nagamori, Japanese warlord (b. 1545)

1582 - Shimizu Muneharu, Japanese military leader (b. 1537)

1555 - Pedro Mascarenhas, Portuguese explorer (b. 1470)

1516 - King Ferdinand II of Aragon (b. 1452)

1018 - Henry I of Austria



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