On This Day

Birthdays in History in June 1847

  • Jun 6 Gerben Postma [Ids], Frisian writer (Swealtsjeblommen)
  • Jun 8 Ida McKinley, US First Lady (1897-1901) and wife of the 25th US President William McKinley, born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1907)
  • Jun 11 Millicent Fawcett, English leader of women's rights, born in London (d. 1929)
  • Jun 30 Jacob Theodoor Cremer, Dutch tobacco magnate and administrator for the Deli Company in Sumatra, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1923)