06 jun 03 | women.born.today

Martha Jane Knowlton Coray (03 jun 1821 – 14 dec 1881 | Covington KY – Provo UT) educator, historian, preservationist, sole female on first Board of Trustees for Brigham Young Academy

Charcila Cecilia Moore Morse (03 jun 1838 – 13 jun 1926 | Texas US – Tampa FL) citrus farmer, pioneer educator, founded St. Anthony Catholic School (now the oldest parochial school in Florida)

Hannah Kent Schoff (03 jun 1853 – 10 dec 1940 | Upper Darby PA – Philadelphia PA) author, child welfare activist / worker

Edna Noble White (03 jun 1879 – 04 may 1954 | Fairmount IL – Detroit MI) home economics educator, child development researcher, Merrill Palmer Institute first director

Vera Barstow (03 jun 1891 – 10 jun 1975 | Celina OH – Long Beach CA) violinist

Memphis Minnie McCoy (03 jun 1897 – 06 aug 1973 | Algiers LA – Memphis TN) composer, blue guitarist

Ina Rains Souez (03 jun 1903 – 07 dec 1992 | Windsor CO – Santa Monica CA) operatic lyric soprano, jazz singer

Freda Josephine McDonald Baker (03 jun 1906 – 12 apr 1975 | St Louis MO – Paris, France) spy, singer, dancer, actress, political icon, civil rights activist, autobiographical author

Mildred Edie Brady (03 jun 1906 – 27 jul 1965 | Little Rock AR – Mount Vernon NY) editor / reporter, freelance journalist

Ellen Hansen Corby (03 jun 1911 – 14 apr 1999 | Racine WI – Woodland Hills CA) actress, screenwriter

Jean Harlow (03 jun 1911 – 07 jun 1937 | Kansas City MO – Los Angeles CA) actress, single novelist

Gloria Martin (03 jun 1916 – 22 nov 1995 | St Louis MO – Bellevue WA) author, socialist, working mother, feminist organizer

Elizabeth Duncan Koontz (03 jun 1919 – 06 jan 1989 | Salisbury NC – Salisbury NC) author, teacher, first African-American National Education Association president, US Labor Women’s Bureau director

Sylvia Knelman Ostry (03 jun 1927 – Winnipeg, Manitoba) author, economist, public servant

Louise Daniel Hutchinson (03 jun 1928 – 12 oct 2014 | Ridge MD – Washington DC) author, historian, civil rights / community activist

Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley (03 jun 1930 -25 sep 1999 | Albany NY – Berkeley CA) editor, fantasy novelist, short story writer

Kathleen Erin Hogg Woodiwiss (03 jun 1939 – 06 jul 2007 | Alexandria LA – Princeton MN) historical romance novelist

Loretta Mae Moore Long (03 jun 1940 – Paw Paw MI) African-American singer, actress, educator, professor, children’s book author

Martha Clarke (03 jun 1944 – Baltimore MD) author, choreographer, theater director

Mary Thom (03 jun 1944 – 26 apr 2013 | Akron OH – Yonkers NY) editor, writer, feminist

Susan McCaslin (03 jun 1947 – British Columbia, Canada) poet, editor, author, essayist, educator,  memoirist, essayist, children’s author, creative nonfiction writer

Melissa Maria Mathison (03 jun 1950 – 04 nov 2015 | Los Angeles CA – Los Angeles CA) tv / film screenwriter, Tibetan freedom activist

Jill Tracy Jacobs Stevenson Biden (03 jun 1951 – Hammonton NJ) US Second Lady, reading activist, children’s book author, educator / professor

Stacy Horn (03 jun 1956 – Norfolk VA) memoirist, journalist, non-fiction author, online bulletin board founder

Susan [Suzie] Plakson (03 jun 1958 – Buffalo NY) poet, artist, singer, writer, actress

Marjory Heath Wentworth (03 jun 1958 – Lynn MA) poet, South Carolina Poet Laureate

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