On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1843

  • Jun 1 Henry Faulds, Scottish fingerprinting pioneer (d. 1930)
  • Jun 3 Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1906-12)

Person of interestSusan Blow

Jun 7 Susan Blow, American educator who pioneered kindergarten education and was known as the "Mother of the Kindergarten", born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1916)

Educator and Kindergarten Director Susan Blow
Educator and Kindergarten Director
Susan Blow
  • Jun 9 Bertha von Suttner, Austrian novelist and pacifist (1st woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905), born in Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia (d. 1914)
  • Jun 10 Heinrich von Herzogenberg, Austrian composer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1900)
  • Jun 15 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Bewitched One), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1907)
  • Jun 16 David Popper, composer
  • Jun 16 Jan Malat, Czech composer (d. 1915)
  • Jun 19 Charles-Édouard Lefebvre, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1917)
  • Jun 30 Ernest Mason Satow, British diplomat and scholar, born in Clapton, London, England (d. 1929)