Looking back at the world's most iconic dolls on World doll day

Doll Day is celebrated to cherish the moment for those who care for you with true love.

World Doll Day is celebrated every year on the second Saturday of June. Doll Day is celebrated to cherish the moment for those who care for you with true love. This Year the day is celebrated on June 12.


Let’s look five most iconic dolls


# Raggedy Ann

Raggedy Ann is a rag doll with red yarn for hair and a triangle nose. It is a character created by American writer Johnny Gruelle that appeared in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young children. Gruelle received US Patent D47789 for his Raggedy Ann doll on September 7, 1915. The character was created in 1915 as a doll, and was introduced to the public in the 1918 book Raggedy Ann Stories. Raggedy Ann doll in memory of his 13-year-old daughter Marcella who died a painful death after receiving a routine small pox vaccination at school, which was administered to her without parental consent.

# Betsy Wetsy

Betsy Wesy was a "drink-and-wet" doll originally issued by the Ideal toy company of New York in 1934. It was one of the most popular dolls of its kind in the Post World war II baby boom era. The doll's special feature was pretending urination after a fluid was poured into her open mouth. Betsy Wetsy was also one of the first major dolls to be produced in African American versions.


# Dionne quintuplets

The Dionne quintuplets are the first quintuplets known to have survived their infancy. The identical girls were born just outside Callander, Ontario, near the village of Corbeil. All five survived to adulthood. The Dionne girls were born two months premature. The Dionne Quints were manufactured by the Madame Alexander Doll Company of New York around 1935.


# Barbie

Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration.


# Bratz

Bratz is an American product of fashion dolls and merchandise manufactured by MGA Entertainment and created by Carter Bryant. Four original 10-inch dolls were released in 2001—Yasmin, Cloe, Jade, and Sasha. They featured almond-shaped eyes adorned with eye shadow and lush, glossy lips.

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