Famous People Born in June 1880

  • Jun 6 William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state
  • 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 blind-deaf author and lecturer, born in Tuscumbia, Alabama (d. 1968)

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