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June 6

This Day in Women's History


June 6, 1826: Sarah Parker Remond born (abolitionist, physician)

June 6, 1834: Annie Adams Fields born (writer)

June 6, 1872: Alexandra, later empress (czarina) of Russia, born

June 6, 1877: Meta Vaux Warwick Fuller born (sculptor)

June 6, 1882: Ann Haven Morgan born (scientist)

June 6, 1885: A'Lelia Walker born (business executive, arts patron)

June 6, 1901: Jan Struther born (writer - Joyce Anstruther)

June 6, 1939: Marian Wright Edelman born (lawyer, children's rights reformer)

Quote for Today

We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.

-- Marian Wright Edelman

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