06 jun 01 | women.born.today

Abby Hadassah Smith (01 jun 1797 – 23 jul 1879 | Glastonbury CT – Glastonbury CT) suffragist, tax resister, women’s property activist

Caroline Lee Hentz (01 jun 1800 – 11 feb 1856 | Lancaster MA – Marianna FL) author, novelist, playwright, literary figure, anti-abolitionist, short story writer

Harriet Ruggles Gold Boudinot (01 jun 1805 – 15 aug 1836 | Cornwall CT – New Echota GA) folk figure, letter correspondent, Cherokee marriage partner / pioneer

Emily Donelson (01 jun 1807 – 19 dec 1836 | Donelson TN – Nashville TN) shortest-lived US First Lady, White House Hostess

Anna Eliot Ticknor (01 jun 1823 – 05 oct 1896 | Boston MA – Boston MA) author, educator, founded Society to Encourage Studies at Home

Arabella Yarrington Huntington (01 jun 1850 – 16 sep 1924 | Richmond VA – New York NY) art collector, philanthropist

Marie Litta (01 jun 1856 – 07 jul 1883 | Bloomington IL – Bloomington IL ) operatic soprano

Alice Cordelia Morse (01 jun 1863 – 16 jul 1961 | Hammondsville OH – Bronx NY) artist, illustrator, book cover designer, public education arts teacher / supervisor

Eleanor Lansing Dulles (01 jun 1895 – 30 oct 1996 | Watertown NY – Washington DC) author, diplomat, economist, professor

Helen Mumford Thompson (01 jun 1908 – 25 jun 1974 | Greenville IL – Carmel CA) manager of New York Philharmonic, chief staff executive of American Symphony Orchestra League

Hazel Jane Dickens (01 jun 1925 – 22 apr 2011 | Mountcalm WV – Washington DC) memoirist, singer-songwriter, union activist, folk / bluegrass musician

Marilyn Monroe (01 jun 1926 – 05 aug 1962 | Los Angeles CA – Brentwood CA) artist, actress, director, social icon, humanitarian, autobiographical author, born Norma Jean Mortenson

Cleo Baldon Melchior (01 jun 1927 – 12 oct 2014 | Leavenworth WA – Hollywood Hills CA) architect, landscape architect, non-fiction author

Doris Buchanan Smith (01 jun 1934 – 08 aug 2002 | Washington DC – Jacksonville FL) children’s book

Beverly Deepe Keever (01 jun 1935 – Hebron NE) author, journalist, Vietnam War correspondent,  professor emerita of journalism and communications

Sandra Scoppettone (01 jun 1936 – Morristown NJ) adult mystery / young adult novelist

Carol Harter (01 jun 1941 – Geneseo NY) poet, author, professor, college president

Frederica von Stade (01 jun 1945 – Somerville NJ) operatic mezzo-soprano

Beverly Guy-Sheftall (01 jun 1946 – Memphis TN) author, editor, feminist scholar

Chris Madden (01 jun 1948 – Rockville Centre NY) author, tv host, interior designer,  home furnishings founder, born Annchristine Casson

Kathleen Hirsch (01 jun 1953 – Massachusetts US) author

Robin Mattson (01 jun 1956 – Los Angeles CA) cook, actress, cookbook author

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