06 jun 16 | women.born.today

Mary Katherine Goddard (16 Jun 1738 – 12 Aug 1816 | Groton CT – Baltimore MD) editor, printer, publisher, Baltimore MD Post Office postmistress, first newspaper publisher in Providence RI, first to print US Declaration of Independence with names of signatories

Mary [Belle] Cox Brezing (16 Jun 1860 – 11 Aug 1940 | Lexington KY – Lexington KY) madam, folk figure, aka The American Magdalene, basis for Belle Watling in Gone with the Wind

Jane Marsh Parker (16 Jun 1836 – 13 Mar 1913 | Milan NY –  Rochester NY) fiction / nonfiction author

Sarah Margaret Armour Robertson (16 Jun 1891 – 06 Dec 1948 | Montreal, Quebec – Montreal, Quebec) painter, member of Beaver Hall Hill Group / Canadian Group of Painters

Jennie Grossinger (16 Jun 1892 – 20 Nov 1972 | Baligrod, Austria-Hungary – Grossinger NY) hotelier, restaurateur, cookbook author

Ellen Dorothy Schulz Quillin (16 Jun 1892 – 06 May 1970 | Saginaw MI – San Antonio TX) author, botanist, educator, museum director

Maria Caselotti (16 Jun 1893 – 18 Jun 1961 | Naples, Italy – Los Angeles CA) concert singer, voice artist / teacher

India Edwards (16 Jun 1895 – 14 Jan 1990 | Chicago IL – Sebastopol CA) politician, suffragist, memoirist, former Vice Chairwoman of US Democratic National Committee

Marita [Marieta] Bonner (16 Jun 1899 – 06 Dec 1971 | Boston MA – Chicago IL) writer, essayist, playwright

Olga A. Markov (16 Jun 1899 – 28 Jan 1961 | unknown – Los Angeles CA) poet, singer, writer

Helen Francesca Traubel (16 Jun 1899 – 28 Jul 1978 | St Louis MO – Santa Monica CA) dramatic operatic soprano / concert singer

Eleanore Lockspeiser (16 Jun 1900 – 25 Mar 1986 | New York NY – New York NY) painter

Barbara Eleanor McClintock (16 Jun 1902 – 02 Sep 1992 | Hartford CT – Huntington NY) scientist, cytogeneticist, Nobel Prize Winner

Katharine Meyer Graham (16 Jun 1917 – 17 Jul 2001 | New York NY – Boise ID) memoirist, newspaper publisher

Isabelle Christian Holland (16 Jun 1920 – 09 Feb 2002 | Basel, Switzerland – New York NY) children’s / adult fiction author

Bebe Baron (16 Jun 1925 – 20 Apr 2008 | Minneapolis MN – Beverly Hills CA) composer, electronic music pioneer, born Charlotte May Wind

Marilyn Van Derbur (16 Jun 1937 – Denver CO) author, incest survivor, motivational speaker, founded Survivor United Network, former Miss Colorado / Miss America, memoir recognized widely as best-written book / text on dissociation

Joyce Carol Oates (16 Jun 1938 – Lockport NY) poet, editor, novelist, professor, playwright, literary critic, short fiction writer

Alice R. Ballard (16 Jun 1945 – Florence SC) ceramicist

Kalli Dakos (16 Jun 1950 – Ottawa, Ontario) teacher, children’s poet

Hilary Labow Farr (16 Jun 1952 – Toronto, Ontario) tv show host, interior designer

Valerie Mahaffey (16 Jun 1953 – Sumatra, Indonesia) producer, character actress

Alison Gopnik (16 Jun 1955 – Philadelphia PA) author, columnist, philosopher, psychologist

Jacqueline Jill Robinson (16 Jun 1955 – Langley, British Columbia) editor, teacher, fiction / creative non-fiction author

Desirée Glapion Rogers (16 Jun 1959 – New Orleans LA) author, magazine publisher, modern art advocate

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