01 jan 28 | women.born.today

Josephine Meeker (28 jan 1857 – 20 dec 1882 | Ohio US – Colorado US) teacher, memoirist, physician, Ute tribe / Meeker Massacre captive / survivor

Dorothy Donnelly (28 jan 1880 – 03 jan 1928 | New York NY – New York NY) actress, lyricist, librettist, playwright, producer, director

Anna Althea Hills (28 jan 1882 – 13 jun 1930 | Ravenna OH – Laguna Beach CA) plein-air impressionist landscape painter, president Laguna Beach Art Association, driving force behind Laguna Beach Art Museum

Lily Strickland (28 jan 1884 – 06 jun 1958 | Anderson SC – Hendersonville NC) writer, painter, composer

Waldine Amanda Tauch (28 jan 1892 – 31 mar 1986 | Schulenburg TX – San Antonio TX) sculptor

Alice Neel (28 jan 1900 – 13 oct 1984 | Merion Square PA – New York NY) artist, author, memoirist, expressionistic portrait painter

Edris Edythe Eckhardt (28 jan 1905 – 27 apr 1998 | Cleveland OH – Cleveland Heights OH) ceramic artist, glass sculptor, Cleveland School member / teacher

Verda Evelyn Ruby Bilger Bryant (28 jan 1910 – 30 aug 2011 | Norfolk NE – Independence MO) religious author

Vera B. Williams (28 jan 1927 – 16 oct 2015 | Hollywood CA – Narrowsburg NY) non-violent activist, children’s writer / illustrator

Virginia Ramey Mollenkott (28 jan 1932 – Philadelphia PA) poet, author, professor, feminist / lesbian / gay / bisexual / transgender theology specialist

Harley Susan Jane Kozak (28 jan 1957 – Wilkes-Barre PA) actress, novelist

Mickalene Thomas (28 jan 1971 – Camden NJ) mixed-media painter, sculptor, collagist, printmaker, filmmaker, installation artist