Famous People Born in June 1880

  • Jun 6 William Thomas Cosgrave, President of the Irish Free State, born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1965)
  • Jun 10 Margit Kaffka, Hungarian writer (Colors and Years), born in Nagyk├íroly (d. 1918)

Person of interestJeannette Rankin

Jun 11 Jeannette Rankin, American politician, 1st woman elected to US Congress (R-Montana), women's rights advocate and pacifist, born in Missoula, Montana (d. 1973)

1st Woman Elected to Congress Jeannette Rankin
1st Woman Elected to Congress
Jeannette Rankin
  • Jun 15 Mahlon Hamilton, American actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi), born at Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1960)
  • Jun 17 Carl Van Vechten, American writer and photographer (Red, Nigger Heaven), (d. 1964)
  • Jun 19 Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung)
  • Jun 21 Arnold Gesell, American psychologist and pediatrician (d. 1961)
  • Jun 21 Josiah Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp, British civil servant, industrialist, economist, statistician and banker (d. 1941)
  • Jun 26 Natalia, Princess Brassova (d. 1952)

Person of interestHelen Keller

Jun 27 Helen Keller, American political activist, author (The Story of My Life) and lecturer, who was the 1st deaf-blind person to earn a BA, born in Tuscumbia, Alabama (d. 1968)

Author Helen Keller
Author
Helen Keller
  • Jun 29 Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")