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Check out these fabulous females and their June birthdays:
Julie Campbell, 1908 – American Author & Literary Agent Hazel Dickens, 1935 – US Feminist, Activist, Bluegrass Singer Katerina Gogou, 1940 – Greek Anarchist Poet2nd JuneDorothy West, 1907 – African American Writer Lotte Reiniger, 1899 – German Film Director and Animator Ruth Atkinson, 1918 – Canadian/American Cartoonist Kathryn Tucker Windham, 1918 – Alabama Storyteller Betty Freeman, 1921 – US Photographer & Philanthropist June Callwood, 1924 – Canadian Journalist & Social Activist3rd JuneRosa Chacel, 1898 – Spanish Writer and Feminist Memphis Minnie, 1897 – American Singer-Songwriter Eleanor Coade, 1733 – British Businesswoman4th JuneMiina Sillanpää, 1866 – Finnish Member of Parliament Sadie Bonnell, 1888 – British WW1 Ambulance Driver Mabel Lucie Attwell, 1879 – British Illustrator Alla Nazimova, 1879 – Crimean American Actress & Producer5th JuneRuth Benedict, 1887 – American anthropologist and folklorist Elena Piscopia, 1646 – Italian Philosopher and PhD Laurali Rose Wright, 1939 – Canadian Author6th JuneSarah Parker Remond, 1826 – African American Physician & Abolitionist Eliza Orzeszkowa, 1841 – Polish Writer Ninette de Valois, 1898 – Irish Dancer and Choreographer7th JuneVirginia Apgar, 1909 – American Anaesthesiologist Amelia Edwards, 1831 – British Writer & Egyptologist Elizabeth Bowen, 1899 – Irish Writer Marion Post, 1910 – American Photographer8th JuneCharlotte Scott, 1858 – British Mathematician and Educator Alicia Stott, 1860 – Irish MathematicianMarguerite Yourcenar, 1903 – Belgian Novelist & Essayist9th JuneElizabeth Garrett Anderson, 1836 – British Physician & Feminist Helen Marot, 1865 – American Social Reformer Bertha von Suttner, 1843 – Austrian Nobel Peace prize winner Phyllis Ann Wallace, Black American Economist and Activist10th JuneHattie McDaniel, 1895 – 1st African American Oscar winner Rebecca Latimer Felton, 1835 – 1st female American Senator Lin Huiyin, 1904 – Chinese Architect and Writer11th June Julia Margaret Cameron, 1815 – British Photographer Millicent Fawcett, 1847 – British Suffragist and Reformer Jeanette Rankin, 1880 – 1st woman in the US Congress Angela Forbes, 1876 – original Forces Sweetheart12th JuneEva Crane, 1912 – British Bee Scientist Anne Frank, 1929 – German/Dutch Diarist Harriet Martineau, 1802 – British Sociologist and Writer Djuna Barnes, 1892 – American Writer and Illustrator Margherita Hack, 1922 – Italian Astrophysicist & Activist13th JuneChrystal Macmillan, 1872 – Scottish lawyer, feminist & pacifist Dorothy L. Sayers, 1893 – British Writer and Humanist Jeanne-Claude, 1935 – Moroccan Environmental Artist14th JuneHarriet Beecher Stowe, 1811 – American Author Margaret Bourke-White, 1904 – American Photographer Winifred Lubell, 1914 – American Illustrator and Activist15th JuneHilda Terry, 1914 – American Cartoonist Margaret Ives Abbott, 1876 – American Olympic Golfer Olga Erteszek, 1916 – Polish American Fashion Designer16th JuneBarbara McClintock, 1902 – US Nobel Prize winning Geneticist Bessie Rayner Parkes, 1829 – British Feminist & Campaigner Mary Katherine Goddard, 1738 – US Publisher & Postmistress Natalia Goncharova, 1881 – Russian Avant-garde Artist17th JuneRuth Wakefield, 1903 – US Inventor of Chocolate Chip Cookie Susan La Flesche, 1865 – Native American Doctor & Reformer Flora Finch, 1867 – UK/USA Actress, Comedian & Producer18th JuneSylvia Porter, 1913 – American Economist and Journalist Ann Mara, 1929 – US Businesswoman & “1st Lady of Football”19th JuneLaura Z. Hobson, 1900 – American Writer Pauline Kael, 1919 – American Film Critic Merata Mita, 1942 - Māori Film Maker and Activist20th JuneHelen Miller Shepard, 1868 – American Philanthropist Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, 1786 – French Poet Zelda Mishkovsky, 1914 – Israeli Poet Helena Rasiowa, 1917 – Polish Mathematician21st JuneBenazir Bhutto, 1953 – Pakistani Prime Minister Clara Immerwahr, 1870 – German Chemist Daisy Turner, 1883 – African American Storyteller and Poet Mary McCarthy, 1912 – American Writer and Political Activist22nd JuneAnne Morrow Lindbergh, 1906 – American Author & Aviator Cicely Saunders, 1918 – British founder of the Hospice ​​Katherine Dunham, 1909 – African American Dancer, Choreographer & ActivistOctavia Butler, 1947 – African American Science Fiction Writer23rd JuneAnna Akhmatova, 1889 – Russian Poet Winifred Holtby, 1898 - English novelist and journalist Wilma Rudolph, 1940 – African American Athlete24th JunePearl Witherington, 1914 – British SOE Agent Mary Wesley, 1912 – British Novelist Mildred Ladner Thompson, 1918 – American Journalist Margaret Olley, 1923 – Australian Artist Joan Clarke, 1917 – British Linguist & cryptanalyst 25th JuneVirginia Lacy Jones, 1912 – African American Librarian Celia Franca, 1921 – Director of Canadian National Ballet Dorothy Gilman, 1923 – American Mystery Author26th JunePearl S. Buck, 1892 – American Writer Violette Szabo, 1921 -  French-British WW2 secret agentDorothy Fuldheim, 1893 – American Journalist & TV Anchor27th JuneHelen Keller, 1860 – US Deafblind Writer & Lecturer Guilhermina Suggia, 1885 – Portugese CellistKate Carew, 1869 – American Caricaturist and Interviewer28th JuneMaria Goeppert-Mayer, 1906 - German-American Physicist Esther Forbes, 1891 – American Pulitzer Prize winning Author Stefi Geyer, 1888 – Hungarian Violinist & Teacher29th JuneVirginia Pope, 1885 - American Fashion Editor Julia Lathrop, 1858 – American Social ReformerYvonne Lefébure, 1898 – French Pianist and Teacher30th JuneMonica Maurice, 1908 – British Industrialist Lena Horne, 1917 – American Singer & Civil Rights Activist Eleanor Ross Taylor, 1920 – American Poet _____________________________________

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1st JulyAmy Johnson, 1903 – British Aviator Alice Guy, 1873 – French Film-maker and Director Dorothea Mackellar, 1885 – Australian Author and Poet Amber Reeves, 1887 – New Zealand/British Feminist Writer2nd JulyHarriet Brooks, 1876 – Canada’s first female nuclear scientist Lily Braun, 1865 – German Feminist Writer Lydia Mei, 1896 – Estonian Artist3rd JulyCharlotte Perkins Gilman, 1860 – US Sociologist & Author Ruth Crawford Seeger, 1901 – American Composer Fontella Bass, 1940 – African American R&B soul singer4th JulyHenrietta Swan Leavitt, 1868 – American Astronomer Jessie Ackermann, 1857 – American Social Reformer Yvonne B Miller, 1934 – African American Senator5th JulyClara Zetkin, 1857 – German Activist, organised 1st International Women’s Day Wanda Landowska, 1879 – Polish-French Harpsichordist Louise Jenkins, 1888 – American Astronomer6th JulyAnnette Kellerman, 1886 – Australian Swimmer Frederica Sagor Maas, 1900 – American Playwright and Author Frida Kahlo, 1907 – Mexican Artist7th JulyLillien Jane Martin, 1851 – American Psychologist Doris McCarthy, 1910 – Canadian Artist Margaret Walker, 1915 – African American Poet and Writer Edmonia Lewis, 1844 – African/Native American Sculptor8th JulyArtemisia Gentileschi, 1593 – Italian Painter Käthe Kollwitz, 1867 – German Sculptor, Printmaker & Painter Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, 1926 – Swiss American Psychiatrist Raquel Correa, 1934 – Chilean Journalist9th JulyPeggy Braithwaite, 1919 – British Lighthouse Keeper Ann Radcliffe, 1764 – British Author June Jordan, 1936 – African American Writer and Educator Mercedes Sosa, 1935 – Argentinian Folk Singer & Activist10th JulyThérèse Casgrain, 1896 – Canadian Reformer & Politician Mildred Benson, 1905 – American Journalist & Author Judith Jasmin, 1916 – Canadian Journalist Eunice Kennedy Shriver, 1921 – Founder of Special Olympics11th JulyLiza Lehmann, 1862 – British Operatic Composer Annie Armstrong, 1850 – American Missionary Dorothy Wilde, 1895 – Anglo Irish Bon Vivant12th JulyJohanna Moosdorf , 1911 – German Author ​Lyudmila Pavlichenko, 1916 – Russian WW2 Sniper Beah Richards, 1920 – African American Writer & Actress13th JulyTillie Ehrlich Lewis, 1901 – American Businesswoman Emma Asson, 1889 – Estonian Politician Kay Linaker, 1913 – American Actress & Screenwriter14th JulyGertrude Bell, 1868 – British Archaeologist and Spy Kate M Gordon, 1861 – American Suffragist & Activist Juliette Wytsman, 1866 – Belgian Painter15th JulyMaggie L. Walker, 1867 – African American Businesswoman Emmeline Pankhurst, 1858 – British Activist & Suffragette Dorothy Fields, 1905 – American Lyricist Iris Murdoch, 1919 – Irish Author and Philosopher16th JulyIda B. Wells, 1862 – African American journalist Kathleen Norris, 1880 – American Author Anna Vyrubova, 1884 – Russian Writer Frances Horwich, 1907 – US Educator & Presenter17th JulyBerenice Abbott, 1898 – American Photographer Christina Stead, 1902 – Australian Author Phyllis Diller, 1917 – American Comedian18th JulyNathalie Sarraute, 1900 – Russian-French Writer Pauline Viardot, 1821 – French Composer and Singer Margaret Brown, 1867 – American “unsinkable” Activist Shirley Strickland, 1925 – Australian Athlete19th JulyRosalyn Sussman, 1921 – US Physicist & Nobel Prize winnerMarianna Auenbrugger, 1759 – Austrian Pianist and Composer Eve Merriam, 1916 – American Poet and Writer Mary Ann Bickerdyke, 1817 – American Hospital Administrator20th JulyVeronica Wedgwood, 1910 – British Historian Cindy Walker, 1918 – American Country Singer-Songwriter Stephenie McMillan, 1942 – British Set Decorator21st JulyAnna Adams Gordon, 1853 – US Temperance Worker Sara Carter, 1898 – American Singer-Songwriter22nd JulyEmma Lazarus, 1849 – American Poet Hella Wuolijoki, 1886 – Estonian/Finnish Writer Begum Shaista Ikramullah, 1915 – Pakistani Diplomat23rd JulyElspeth Huxley, 1907 – British Polymath, Environmentalist & WriterLaurel Martyn, 1916 – Australian Ballerina & Choreographer24th JulyAmelia Earhart, 1897 – American Aviator Bella Abzug, 1920 – American Lawyer & Social Activist Essie Summers, 1912 – New Zealand Author25th JulyFlora Adams Darling, 1840 – American Author Rosalind Franklin, 1920 – British Biophysicist Jane Frank, 1918 – American Artist26th JulyIrena Iłłakowicz, 1906 – Polish Intelligence Agent Ana María Matute, 1925 – Spanish Writer Bernice Rubens, 1923 – Welsh Teacher, Film Maker & Author27th JulyJeanne Baret, 1740 – French Explorer Elizabeth Hardwick, 1916 – American Critic and Writer Vera Karalli, 1889 – Russian Ballerina and Choreographer28th JulyBeatrix Potter, 1866 – British Author Lucy Burns, 1879 – American Suffragist Barbara La Marr, 1896 – American Actress and ScreenwriterAenne Burda, 1909 – German Publisher29th JulyDiana Vreeland, 1903 – American Magazine Editor Katerina Taikon, 1932 – Swedish Roma Writer and Activist Sophie Menter, 1846 – German Pianist and Composer Mary Lee Settle, 1918 – American Author30th JulyEmily Bronte, 1818 – English novelist and poet Fatima Jinnah, 1893 – Pakistani Stateswoman Maria Anna Mozart, 1751 – Austrian Musician and Composer Alicia Amherst, 1865 – British Horticulturalist & Author31st JulyGrete Gulbransson, 1882 – Austrian Writer and Poet Mary Vaux Walcott, 1860 – American Artist and Naturalist Stephanie Kwolek, 1923 – American Chemist and Engineer _____________________________________
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1st AugustSarah Robinson, 1834 – UK founder of the Soldier’s Institute Mary Harris Jones, 1837 – Irish/American Activist Kamla Nehru, 1899 – Indian Freedom Fighter2nd AugustPauline Hall, 1890 – Norwegian Composer and Music Critic Rowena Cade, 1893 – British Theatrical Visionary Mary Hamman, 1907 – American Writer and Editor3rd AugustMaggie Kuhn, 1905 – American Founder of the Grey Panthers Regina Jonas, 1902 – German Rabbi Cécile Aubry, 1928 – French Actress, Director & Screenwriter4th AugustHedda Sterne, 1910 – Romanian Artist Helen Thomas, 1920 – American Journalist5th AugustMary Ritter Beard, 1876 – American Historian and Archivist Gertrude Rush, 1880 – African-American Lawyer Selma Diamond, 1920 – Canadian Actress and Screenwriter Maggie Gee, 1923 – Chinese American Physicist & Airforce Pilot6th AugustLouella Parsons, 1881 – American Columnist and Screenwriter Elisabeth Beresford, 1926 – British Author7th AugustElizabeth Flynn, 1890 – US labor leader, activist, and feminist Dorothy Walton, 1909 – Canadian Badminton Player Felice Bryant, 1925 – American Songwriter8th AugustFlorence Bailey, 1863 – US ornithologist and nature writer Emilie Flygare-Carlén, 1807 – Swedish Author Esther Hobart Morris, 1814 – American Justice of the Peace Cécile Chaminade, 1857 – French Composer and Pianist Sophia Duleep Singh, 1876 – Punjabi British Suffragette Esma Redžepova, 1943 – Macedonian Romani Singer and Humanitarian9th AugustEvelina Haverfield, 1867 – British Suffragette & Activist Tove Jansson, 1914 – Finnish Author and Artist Paula Kent Meehan, 1931 – American Businesswoman10th AugustIrene Steer, 1889 – British Olympic SwimmerEra Bell Thompson, 1905 – African American Journalist & Editor Rica Erickson, 1908 – Australian Naturalist, Author & Artist Dolores Alexander, 1931 – American Activist and Writer11th AugustEva Ahnert-Rohlfs, 1912 – German Astronomer Louise Bogan, 1897 – American Poet and Editor Enid Blyton, 1897 – British Author12th AugustEdith Hamilton, 1867 - German American Educator Helena Blavatsky, 1831 – Russian Theosophist Radclyffe Hall, 1880 – British Poet, Writer and Activist Zerna Sharp, 1889 – American Educator and Author13th AugustLucy Stone, 1818 – American Abolitionist and Suffragist Annie Oakley, 1860 – American Sharpshooter Ellen Osiier, 1890 – Danish Olympic Fencer14th AugustSibilla Aleramo, 1876 – Italian Author and Feminist Gisela Richter, 1882 – British Archaeologist and Art Historian Alice Rivaz, 1901 – Swiss Author and Feminist15th AugustGerty Cori, 1896 – American Biochemist & Nobel Prize winner Edith Nesbit, 1858 – British Author Marion Bauer, 1882 – US Composer, Writer & Music Critic Bridget Mason, 1818 – African American Nurse & Entrpreneur16th AugustGeorgette Heyer, 1902 – British NovelistFrances Buss, 1827 – British Education Reformer Elsie Inglis, 1864 – British Doctor & Suffragist17th AugustClara Meijer-Wichmann, 1885 – German Anarchist & Feminist Mary Cain, 1904 – American Newspaper Editor Bronislawa Wajs “Papusza”, 1908 – Polish Romani PoetFrederika Bremer, 1801 – Finnish/Swedish Writer & Feminist18th AugustNettie Palmer, 1885 – Australian Author and Literary Critic Vijayalaxmi Pandit, 1900 – Indian Diplomat and Politician Margaret Murie, 1902 – American Conservationist Lydia Litvyak, 1921 – Russian WW2 Fighter Pilot19th AugustCoco Chanel, 1883 – French Fashion Designer Ellen Willmott, 1858 – English Horticulturalist Rose Heilbron, 1914 – 1st female Judge at the Old Bailey Anna Terruwe, 1911 – Dutch Psychiatrist20th AugustJeanne Stern, 1908 - French/German Writer & Translator Ellen Roosevelt, 1868 – American Tennis Champion Jacqueline Susann, 1918 – American Author21st AugustKate Loder, 1825 – English composer and pianist Eleanor Davies-Colley, 1874 – British Surgeon MM Kaye, 1908 – British Writer Judy Grable, 1935 – American Professional Wrestler22nd AugustDorothy Parker, 1893 – American Writer, Critic & Satirist Leni Riefenstahl, 1902 – German Director & Photographer Mary McGrory, 1918 – American Journalist23rd AugustMalvina Reynolds, 1900 – US singer-songwriter and activist Sarah Frances Whiting, 1847 – US Physicist & AstronomerHannah Frank, 1908 – Scottish Artist and Sculptor24th AugustJean Rhys, 1890 – British Writer Ruth Schaumann , 1899 – German Poet, Sculptor & Illustrator Elizabeth Lee Hazen, 1885 – American Microbiologist Lavinia Fontana, 1552 – Italian Artist25th AugustDorothea Tanning, 1910 – American Artist and writer Zsuzsa Körmöczy, 1924 – Hungarian Tennis Player Thea Astley, 1925 – Australian Author Althea Gibson, 1927 – African American Sportswoman26th AugustDora Gabe, 1886 – Bulgarian Poet Elizebeth Friedman, 1892 – American Cryptanalyst Zona Gale, 1874 – Pulitzer Prize winning AuthorGeraldine Ferraro, 1935 – American Lawyer and Politician27th AugustKatharine McCormick, 1875 – US Biologist, Suffragist & Philanthropist Halet Çambel, 1916 – Turkish Athlete, Activist, ArchaeologistRosalie Wahl, 1924 – American Judge28th AugustTasha Tudor, 1915 – American Illustrator & Author Janet Frame, 1924 – New Zealand Author Lida Scott Howell, 1859 – American Archery Champion29th AugustAnna Ella Carroll, 1815 – American politician and lobbyist Salme Dutt, 1888 – British Political Activist Dinah Washington, 1924 – African American Singer & Pianist30th AugustMary Shelley, 1797 – British Writer Nancy Wake, 1912 – British/NZ/Australian Agent, WW2 Virginia Lee Burton, 1909 – American Author & Illustrator Bertha Parker Cody, 1907 – Native American Archaeologist Molly Ivins, 1944 – American Columnist & Humourist31st AugustMaria Montessori, 1870 – Italian Physician & Educator Amrita Pritam, 1919 – Punjabi Writer and Poet Agnes Bulmer, 1775 – English PoetJosephine Ruffin, 1842 – African American Publisher & Activist _____________________________________

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