On This Day

Birthdays in History in June 1843

  • Jun 1 Henry Faulds, Scottish fingerprinting pioneer (d. 1930)
  • Jun 3 Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1906-12)
  • Jun 5 Samuel Garman, American zoologist, ichthyologist, herpetologist, and namesake of a Jamaican lizard, born in Indiana County, Pennsylvania (d. 1927)

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 30 Ernest Mason Satow, British diplomat and scholar, born in Clapton, London, England (d. 1929)