Women.Born.Alive | 02.10

10 feb 1757 Anne Robertson Johnson Cockrill
Anne Robertson Johnson Cockrill (10 feb 1757 – 13 oct 1821 | Wake County NC – Nashville TN) pioneer landowner, first female to receive land grant in Tennessee  | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
10 feb 1845 Mildred Childe Lee
Mildred Childe Lee (10 feb 1845 – 27 mar 1905 | Arlington VA – New Orleans LA) folk figure, Confederate family member, General Robert E. Lee’s youngest daughter  | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
10 feb 1872 Marguerite Milton Wells
Marguerite Milton Wells (10 feb 1872 – 12 aug 1959 | Milwaukee WI – Minneapolis MN) writer, suffragist, social reformer, MN League of Women Voters state / national president  | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne

 

Rena Maverick Green (10 feb 1874 – 29 nov 1962 | Sedalia MO – San Antonio TX) sculptor, suffragist, memoirist, watercolorist, social activist, San Antonio Conservation Society co-founder

Stella Adler (10 feb 1901 – 21 dec 1992 | New York NY – Los Angeles CA) author, actress, biographer, memoirist, acting teacher, acting school founder / director

Grace Towns Hamilton (10 feb 1907 – 17 jun 1992 | Atlanta GA – Atlanta GA) executive director of Atlanta Urban League, first African-American woman elected to Georgia General Assembly

Rona Jean Murray (10 feb 1924 – 09 jul 2003 | London UK – Victoria, British Columbia) Canadian poet, editor, playwright, non-fiction author

Mary Violet [Leontyne] Price (10 feb 1927 – Laurel MS) author, lirico spinto soprano

Julia Compton Moore (10 feb 1929 – 18 apr 2004 | Fort Sill OK – Auburn AL) Army daughter / wife / mother, survivor support network activist / innovator

Elaine Lobl [E. L.] Konigsburg (10 feb 1930 – 19 apr 2013 | New York NY – Falls Church VA) children’s / young adult author / illustrator

Siri Sylvia Patricia von Reis Altschul (10 feb 1931 – unknown) Finnish-Swedish-American poet, author, botanist, Honorary Curator of Ethnobotany at the New York Botanical Garden

Svetlana Leontief Alpers (10 feb 1936 – Cambridge MA) critic, author, professor, art historian, co-founded interdisciplinary journal Representations

Sylvia Williams (10 feb 1936 – 28 feb 1996 | Lincoln PA – Washington DC) art historian, museum director

Judith Rich Harris (10 feb 1938 – US) author, independent child psychology researcher

Adrienne Louise Clarkson (10 feb 1939 – British Hong Kong) Chinese-Canadian memoirist, journalist, politician, stateswoman, CBC producer / broadcaster, founded Institute for Canadian Citizenship

Kathryn Mullen (10 feb 1940 – New York NY) actress, puppeteer, voice actress

Susan Mann Trofimenkoff (10 feb 1941 – Ottawa, Ontario) author, historian, former university president

Margaret Ann [Peggy] Adler (10 feb 1942 – New York NY) community activist, investigative researcher, children’s book author / illustrator

Joan Morris (10 feb 1943 – Portland OR) operatic mezzo-soprano

Mary McGarry Morris (10 feb 1943 – Meriden CT) novelist, playwright, short story author

Frances Moore Lappé (10 feb 1944 – Pendleton OR) author, speaker, social activist, world hunger educator

Delma S. Arrigoitia (10 feb 1945 – Arecibo, Puerto Rico) author, attorney, educator, historian, helped develop graduate school for history at U of PR

Ellen Marie Barrett (10 feb 1946 – Lawrence KS) first openly lesbian ordained Episcopal priest, LGBT Integrity group co-founder / co-president

Bev Doolittle (10 feb 1947 – California US) visual artist, watercolorist

Valri Bromfield (10 feb 1949 – Toronto, Ontario) actor, writer, comedian, tv producer

Ronnie Lichtman (10 feb 1950 – Brooklyn NY) author, speaker, midwife, childbirth educator,  women’s health advocate, women’s magazine co-founder, SUNY Midwifery Education Program Chair

Roxanne Renckens Pulitzer (10 feb 1951 – Cassadaga NY) actress, novelist, memoirist

Lisa Love (10 feb 1955 – Cincinnati OH) Senior West Coast editor of Vogue and Teen Vogue magazine

Kim McCarty (10 feb 1956 – Los Angeles CA) artist, monochromatic watercolorist

Bess Motta (10 feb 1958 – Woodland Hills CA) singer, actor, dancer, choreographer, fitness advocate, exercise tv show host / demonstrator, aka Aerobics Queen

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Women.Born.Alive | 02.09

09 feb 1725 Patience Lovell Wright
Patience Lovell Wright (09 feb 1725 – 23 mar 1786 | Oyster Bay NY – London UK) poet, painter, wax sculptor, first recognized US female sculptor, aka The Promethean Modeler, American Revolutionary War political spy / activist | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
09 feb 1773 Sarah [Sally] Hemings
Sarah [Sally] Hemings (09 feb 1773 – 1835 | Charles City County, Virginia Colony – Charlottesville VA) diarist, domestic slave, social / political / literary figure | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
09 feb 1819 Lydia Estes Pinkham
Lydia Estes Pinkham (09 feb 1819 – 17 may 1873 | Lynn MA – Lynn MA) women’s herbal remedy inventor / developer / entrepreneur | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne

 

Laura Redden Searing (09 feb 1839 – 10 aug 1923 | Somerset County MD – San Mateo County CA) poet, journalist, pen name: Howard Glyndon, childhood onset of deafness (age 11)

Laura Clay (09 feb 1849 – 29 jun 1941 | White Hall KY – Lexington KY) orator, suffragist leader, Kentucky Equal Rights Association co-founder / first president

Amy Lowell (09 feb 1874 – 12 may 1925 | Brookline MA – Brookline MA) poet, imagist, philanthropist, salon hostess, book collector

Lucreaty Clark (09 feb 1903 – 09 may 1986 | Jefferson County FL – Lamont FL) folk artist, white oak basket weaver

Marion Sanford (09 feb 1904 – 01 feb 1987 | Ontario, Canada – Warren PA) artist, sculptor

Anna Sokolow (09 feb 1910 – 29 mar 2000 | Hartford CT – New York NY) modern dancer, choreographer, Actors Studio co-founder

Helen Teresa Eucharia Flaherty Lennehan Muir (09 feb 1911 – 14 feb 2006 | Yonkers NY – Miami FL) editor, author, journalist, reporter, Florida historian

Kathryn Grayson (09 feb 1922 – 17 feb 2010 | Winston-Salem NC – Los Angeles CA) actress, operatic soprano

Letitia [Tish] Baldrige (09 feb 1926 – 29 oct 2012 | Miami FL – Bethesda MD) author, etiquette expert

Mary Katherine Jaynes Hocking Shell (09 feb 1927 – Bakersfield CA) journalist, politician, first female Mayor Bakersfield CA

Gail M. Kelly (09 feb 1933 – 17 aug 2005 | Deer Park WA – Portland OR) author, professor, anthropologist

Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee (09 feb 1938 – Waltham MA) pedagogue, contemporary classical composer

Jovette Marchessault (09 feb 1938 – 31 dec 2012 | Montreal, Quebec – Montreal, Quebec) poet, artist, painter, sculptor, novelist, lecturer, feminist, playwright, LGBT activist, co-founded Squawtach Press

Cielle Tewksbury (09 feb 1938 – 03 jan 2014 | California US – Brattleboro VT) poet, artist, model, mother, actress, dancer, farmer, tai chi teacher, photographer, five element practitioner, born Patricia Virginia Beattie

Carolyn Banks (09 feb 1941 – Pittsburgh PA) editor, novelist, producer, short story writer, screenwriter

Carole King (09 feb 1942 – New York NY) memoirist, singer-songwriter

Martha Alter [Marta] Chen (09 feb 1944 – US) author, scholar, academic, social worker

Alice Malsenior Walker (09 feb 1944 – Eatenton GA) poet, author, activist

María de Lourdes “Mia” Villiers Farrow (09 feb 1945 – Los Angeles CA) actress, memoirist, humanitarian

Janet Lynn Isaacs Ashford (09 feb 1949 – Los Angeles CA) artist, writer, musician

Deborah Hertz (09 feb 1949 – Saint Paul MN) author, professor, modern German / Jewish / women’s historian, history of radical Jewish women research expert, co-founder / co-director Holocaust Living History Workshop

Judith Light (09 feb 1949 – Trenton NJ) actress, producer, LGBT activist

Penelope Allison [Penny] Peyser (09 feb 1951 – Irvington NY) writer, actress, filmmaker

Miriam Slater (09 feb 1952 – Los Angeles CA) visual artist, object painter

Susan G. Cole (09 feb 1952 – Toronto, Ontario) editor, author, activist, feminist, speaker, playwright

Jo Duffy (09 feb 1954 – New York NY) comic book editor / writer

Nancy Holmes (09 feb 1959 – Edmonton, Ontario) poet, educator, short fiction writer, creative writing professor

Carey Elizabeth Perloff (9 feb 1959 – Washington DC) playwright, theater director, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theater

Laura Frankos-Turtledove (09 feb 1960 – San Francisco CA) fantasy, mystery, sci-fi novelist / short story writer

Lori L. Lake (09 feb 1960 – Portland OR) writer, teacher, speaker, drama / mystery / romance / lesbian fiction author

Women.Born.Alive | 02.08

08 feb 1825 Harriet Jane Hanson Robinson
Harriet Jane Hanson Robinson (08 feb 1825 – 22 dec 1911 | Boston MA – Malden MA) poet, author, mill girl, bobbin doffer, social activist, suffragist leader | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
08 feb 1840 Cornelia Hancock
Cornelia Hancock (08 feb 1840 – 31 dec 1927 | Hancock’s Bridge NJ – Atlantic City NJ) author, memoirist, social activist, Civil War Union nurse, educator, school founder | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
08 feb 1850 Katherine O'Flaherty [Kate] Chopin
Katherine O’Flaherty [Kate] Chopin (08 feb 1850 – 22 aug 1904 | St Louis MO – St Louis MO) novelist, feminist, short story writer | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne

Kate Thomson Cory (08 feb 1861 – 12 jun 1958 | Waukegan IL – Prescott AZ) painter, photographer

Maud Slye (08 feb 1869 – 17 sep 1954 | Minneapolis MN – Chicago IL) poet, musician, pathologist, cancer researcher

Bella Finkel Muni (08 feb 1898 – 01 oct 1971 | Philadelphia PA – Los Angeles CA) screenwriter

Elizabeth Bishop (08 feb 1911 – 06 oct 1979 | Worcester MA – Boston MA) poet, short story writer

Lisel Mueller (08 feb 1924 – Hamburg, Germany) American poet, Pulitzer Prize laureate

Rachel Naomi Remen (08 feb 1938 – New York NY) author, professor, integrative medicine pioneer, Commonweal Cancer Help Program founder, Institute for the Study of Health & Illness founder, The Healer’s Art medical curriculum founder / innovator

Carol Plantamura (08 feb 1941 – Los Angeles CA) author, soprano singer, 17th / 20th c. music specialist

Peggy Elaine Hussey Webb (08 feb 1942 – Mooreville MS) romance novelist

Harmony Hammond (08 feb 1944 – Chicago IL) artist, author, feminist activist

Virginia Hinckley Pearce (08 feb 1945 – Denver CO) Latter-Day Saints leader, adult / children’s author

Carol Plantamura (08 feb 1941 – Los Angeles CA) author, soprano specialist in 17th and 20th century music

Lois Walden (08 feb 1946 – New York NY) actress, author, singer, record producer, performer, teaching artist

Suzanne Bennett Johnson (08 feb 1948 – Johnson City NY) author, psychologist

Cristina Ferrare (08 feb 1950 – St Louis MO) actress, author, talk show host

Peggy Pettitt (08 feb 1950 – St Louis MO) actor,  dancer,  teacher,  playwright,  storyteller

Marie House Kohler (08 feb 1951 – Sheboygan WI) playwright

Suzanne [Sue] Pluskoski Lowden (08 feb 1952 – New Jersey US) politician, former teacher /  tv news anchor / businesswoman

Phyllis Curott (08 feb 1954 – Lynbrook NY) aka Aradia, Wiccan author, attorney, priestess, memoirist

Nancy Oliver (08 feb 1955 – Framingham MA) playwright, screenwriter

Karen Bausman (08 feb 1958 – Allentown PA) architect

Maggie Topkis (08 feb 1960 – New York NY) mystery fiction publisher

Women.Born.Alive | 02.07

07 feb 1830 Jane Stuart Woolsey
Jane Stuart Woolsey (07 feb 1830 – 09 jul 1891 | Brooklyn NY – Fishkill NY) teacher, memoirist, Civil War Union nurse, field hospital superintendent | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
07 feb 1832 Hannah Tatum Whitall Smith
Hannah Tatum Whitall Smith (07 feb 1832 – 01 may 1911 | Philadelphia PA – Iffley UK) author, public speaker, temperance activist, spiritual autobiography author, US Holiness Movement / UK Higher Life Movement leader  | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
07 feb 1859 Emma Wixom Palmer Nevada
Emma Wixom Palmer Nevada (07 feb 1859 – 20 jun 1940 | Alpha CA – Liverpool UK) operatic coloratura soprano  | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne

 

Laura Ingalls Wilder (07 feb 1867 – 10 feb 1957 | Pepin County WI – Mansfield MO) author, memoirist

Ethel Perrin (07 feb 1871 – 15 may 1962 | Needham MA – Brewster NY) author, physical education teacher

Anna May [Anita] Stewart (07 feb 1895 – 04 may 1961 | Brooklyn NY – Beverly Hills CA) film producer, silent film actress

Jessica Powers (07 feb 1905 – 18 aug 1988 | Mauston WI – Pewaukee WI) poet, teacher, Carmelite nun, aka Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit

Marion Enwright Cunningham (07 feb 1922 – 11 jul 2012 | Los Angeles CA – Walnut Creek CA) food writer, cookbook editor

Emma Elizabeth Jean Sutcliffe Goldrick (07 feb 1923 – 20 nov 2008 | Mayagüez, Puerto Rico – Acushnet MA) collaborative romance novelist with husband James Goldrick

Martha Holmes Waxman (07 feb 1923 – 19 sep 2006 | Louisville KY – New York NY) photographer, photojournalist

Berta Rosenbaum Golahny (07 feb 1925 – 04 nov 2005 | Detroit MI – Newton MA) painter, sculptor, printmaker

Alice Lok Cahana (07 feb 1929 – Sárvár, Hungary) Hungarian-Swedish-American author, abstract artist, Holocaust survivor

Arla Stenseth Holroyd (07 feb 1931 – 23 jan 2018 | Detroit MI – Mt. Pleasant SC) editor, teacher, professor, photographer, docent of French Huguenot Church of Charleston, poets / painters / writers / sculptors hostess and supporter

Jacqueline Beaugé-Rosier (07 feb 1932 – Jérémie, Haiti) Haitian-born Canadian, poet, novelist, educator, short fiction author

Betty Ann Bobbitt (07 feb 1939 – Manhattan NY) singer, actress, playwright, ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher

Barbara Sorensen (07 feb 1945 – Racine WI) artist, sculptor, multi-media installation artist

Darlene Clark Hine (07 feb 1947 – Morley MO) author, professor, Africa-American history expert scholar

Lyn Yvonne Abramson (07 feb 1950 – Benson MN) author, essayist, clinical psychologist, prejudice / depression expert researcher

Karen Joy Fowler (07 feb 1950 – Bloomington IN) editor, feminist, creative writing instructor, literary / fantasy / science fiction author

Francine Berman (07 feb 1951 – Glendale CA) professor, computer scientist, women’s advocate, expert in digital data preservation / cyberinfrastructure

Mary Norris (07 feb 1952 – Cleveland OH) writer, author, copy editor, query proofreader at The New York magazine

Molly Macklin Fowler (07 feb 1957 – US) tv producer, documentary filmmaker, Executive Producer of Red Darragh Films

Women.Born.Alive | 02.06

06 feb 1848 Louise Deshong Woodbridge
Louise Deshong Woodbridge (06 feb 1848 – 31 oct 1925 | Chester PA – Chester PA) socialite, philanthropist, landscape photographer | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
06 feb 1860 Henriette Desaulles
Henriette Dessaulles (06 feb 1860 – 17 nov 1946 | Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec – Montreal, Quebec) pioneering diarist, columnist, journalist, pen-name Fadette | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
06 feb 1879 Katharine Fullerton Gerould
Katharine Elizabeth Fullerton Gerould (06 feb 1879 – 27 jul 1944 | Brockton MA – Princeton NJ) author, essayist, short story writer | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne.

 

Effie Louise Smith (06 feb 1861 – 09 aug 1893 | Athens VT – Athens VT) poet

Anne Bethel Spencer (06 feb 1882 – 27 jul 1975 | Henry County VA – Lynchburg VA) poet, teacher, gardener, librarian, civil rights activist

Christine M[a]cGaffey Frederick (06 feb 1883 – 06 apr 1970 | Boston MA – Laguna Beach CA) author, lecturer, interior decorator, college instructor, pioneering home economist, consulting / contributing magazine editor

Florence Hope Luscomb (06 feb 1887 – 27 oct 1985 | Lowell MA – Boston MA) architect, activist

Katharine Elliott Wilkie (06 feb 1904 – 08 apr 1980 | Lexington KY – Lexington KY) author, young adult novelist

Merze Tate (06 feb 1905 – 27 jun 1996 | Blanchard MI – Washington DC) author, scholar, professor, US diplomacy expert

Elfriede Martha Abbe (06 feb 1919 – 31 dec 2012 | Washington DC – Manchester VT) sculptor, wood engraver, botanical illustrator

Helen Singer Kaplan (06 feb 1929 – 17 aug 1995 | Vienna, Austria – New York NY) author, sex therapist, aka The Sex Queen, psychologist, psychiatrist, founded first US medical school clinic for sexual disorders

Bonnie Watson Coleman (06 feb 1945 – Camden NJ) state politician, first African-American female from NJ in US Congress, co-founded Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, co-sponsored International Megan’s Law

Bonnie Koloc (06 feb 1946 – Waterloo IA) artist, actress, folk singer-songwriter

June Cotner (06 feb 1950 – US) author, speaker, anthologist, workshop leader, publishing / marketing consultant

Dulcinea Langfelder (06 feb 1955 – Brooklyn NY) song, mime, dance, drama, multimedia artist, founded Dulcinea Langfelder & Co. non-profit to create / present international multidisciplinary tragicomic shows

Nicki R. Crick (06 feb 1958 – 28 Oct 2012 | West Lafayette IN – Woodbury MN) author, essayist, psychologist, professor of child development / family studies, international research expert on relational aggression / peer victimization

Christina Paxson (06 feb 1960 – Forest Hills PA) economist, public health expert, educational leader, current President of Brown University

Women.Born.Alive | 02.05

05 feb 1760 Lucy Wright
Lucy Wright (05 feb 1760 – 07 feb 1821 | Pittsfield MA – Watervliet NY) minister, preacher, aka Mother Lucy, Shaker dance form innovator, pioneering female Shaker leader | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
05 feb 1784 Nancy Hanks Lincoln
Nancy Hanks Lincoln (05 feb 1784 – 05 oct 1818 | Hampshire County VA – Spencer County IN) pioneer, seamstress, American folk figure | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
05 feb 1788 Sarah Goodridge
Sarah Goodridge (05 feb 1788 – 28 dec 1853 | Templeton MA – Boston MA) miniature portrait painter | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne

 

Sophia Caroline [Katharine] Bushnell (05 feb 1856 – 25 jan 1946 | Peru IL – Piedmont CA) writer, scholar, women’s rights activist, social activist/missionary

Maxine Elliott (05 feb 1868 – 05 mar 1940 | Rockland ME – Cannes, France) actress, theater founder / owner / manager

Mary Sewall Gardner (05 feb 1871 – 20 feb 1961 | Newton MA – Providence RI) novelist, public health nurse, innovative nursing instructor / administator

Dorothy Stimson Bullitt (05 feb 1892 – 27 jun 1989 | Seattle WA – Seattle WA) radio / television owner / broadcaster, philanthropist

Gita Alpar (05 feb 1903 – 17 feb 1991 | Budapest, Hungary – Los Angeles CA) actress, operatic / operetta  soprano

Joan Whitney Payson (05 feb 1903 – 04 oct 1975 | New York NY – New York NY) philanthropist, patron of arts, art collector

Lucienne Bloch (05 feb 1909 – 13 mar 1999 | Geneva, Switzerland – Gualala CA) sculptor, painter, muralist, photographer

Frances Kavanaugh (05 feb 1915 – 23 jan 2009 | Dallas TX – Encino CA) scriptwriter, art therapist, aka Cowgirl of the Typewriter

Margaret Ellis Sturm Millar (05 feb 1915 – 26 mar 1994 | Kitchener, Ontario – Santa Barbara CA) American-Canadian mystery novelist

Cornelia Clark Fort (05 feb 1919 – 21 mar 1943 |  Nashville TN – Merkel TX) aviator, first woman flight instructor (TN), civilian pilot instructor at Pearl Harbor (HI),  second woman to join WAFS (Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron), first female pilot in US history to die on active duty

Leza Lidow (05 feb 1924 – US) artist, painter, filmmaker, watercolorist

Jane Bryant Quinn (05 feb 1939 – Niagara Falls NY) financial author / journalist / commentator

Janine Pommy Vega (05 feb 1942 – 23 dec 2010 | Jersey City NJ – Willow NY) poet

Judith Arcana (05 feb 1943 – Cleveland OH) poet, author, essayist, short story writer

Tappy Phillips (05 feb 1948 – US) tv news correspondent, consumer affairs reporter

Deborah Willis (05 feb 1948 – Philadelphia PA) artist, author, curator, educator, historian, photographer

Meredith Sue Schulz Hodges (05 feb 1950 – Minneapolis MN) author, educator, tv personality, equine trainer / competitor

Elizabeth Swados (05 feb 1951 – Buffalo NY) writer, composer, musician, theatre director

Alison Saar (05 feb 1956 – Los Angeles CA) artist, sculptor, installation artist

Jennifer Brunner (05 feb 1957 – Springfield OH) politician, memoirist, first female Ohio Secretary of State

Jennifer Mulhern Granholm (05 feb 1959 – Vancouver, British Columbia) author, politician, educator, political commentator, first female governor of Michigan

Women.Born.Alive | 02.04

04 feb 1869 Lila Hardaway Meade Valentine
Lila Hardaway Meade Valentine (04 Feb 1869 – 14 Jul 1921 | Richmond VA – Richmond VA) suffragist, social activist, educational reformer, public health advocate, co-founded Richmond Education Association, founder-president of Equal Suffrage League of Virginia | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
04 feb 1876 Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn
Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn (04 feb 1876 – 04 apr 1959 | Norfolk VA – Philadelphia PA) poet, radical activist, anti-child labor, autobiographical author, Christian Socialist, member American Naturalist movement | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne
04 feb 1885 Harriet Josephine Terry
Harriet Josephine Terry (04 feb 1885 – 15 aug 1967 | Cornwall-on-Hudson NY – Washington DC) university professor, founding member African-American women’s Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority | women.born.alive © susan.powers.bourne

 

Elizabeth Nye Sorrell (04 feb 1909 – 15 jul 2007 | Laredo TX – San Antonio TX) teacher, journalist, social activist, political critic, society columnist

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (04 feb 1913 – 24 oct 2005 | Tuskegee AL – Detroit MI) African-American, memoirist, civil rights activist, autobiographical author, aka First Lady of Civil Rights / Mother of the Freedom Movement

Hazel Brannon Smith (04 feb 1914 – 15 may 1994 | Alabama City AL – Cleveland TN) newspaper owner / editor

Ida Lupino (04 feb 1918 – 03 aug 1995 | London UK – Los Angeles CA) writer, actress, director

Betty Naomi Goldstein Friedan (04 feb 1921 – 04 feb 2006 | Peoria IL – Washington DC) activist, writer, feminist

Cola Franzen (04 feb 1923 – Hart County GA) writer, translator, vice-president of Language Research Inc.

Rosemary Farmer Corry (04 feb 1924 – 24 oct 2003 | New Orleans LA – New Orleans LA) artist, author, actress, playwright, children’s theatre activist

Jutta Hipp (04 feb 1925 – 07 apr 2003 | Leipzig, Germany – New York NY) painter, jazz pianist, composer

Nancy Walker Bush Ellis (04 feb 1926 – Milton MA) social activist, environmentalist, political family figure

Helène Greenfield Aylon (04 feb 1931 – Brooklyn NY) multimedia / ecofeminist artist

Diana Diamond (04 feb 1937 – Floral Park NY) columnist, journalist, social activist, newspaper editor

Judith Hand (04 feb 1940 – Cherokee OK) peace ethologist, fiction / nonfiction author

Janice Mirikitani (04 feb 1941 – Stockton CA) Sensei poet, author, activist, incest survivor, literary magazine editor, Methodist activist / foundation president

Adrienne Arsht (04 feb 1942 – Wilmington DE) patron of arts, philanthropist

Jennifer Dunning (04 feb 1942 – New York US) nonfiction author, NYTimes dance / ballet critic

Karen Davis (04 feb 1944 – Altoona PA) vegan, author, lecturer, animal rights activist, animal sanctuary owner, United Poultry Concerns founder / president

Frances Olsen (04 feb 1945 – Chicago IL) author, lecturer, feminist, law professor, Feminist Legal Theorist, public interest lawyer, legal academic women’s group Fem-Crits founder

Shirley Blumberg (04 feb 1952 – Cape Town, South Africa) Canadian architect, essayist

Lisa Eichhorn (04 feb 1952 – Glens Falls NY) writer, actress, producer

Pamelyn Wanda Ferdin (04 feb 1959 – Los Angeles CA) animal rights activist, public relations director, former tv / film child actor