01 jan 31 | women.born.today

Jane Johnston Schoolcraft (31 jan 1800 – 22 may 1842 | Sault Ste Marie MI – Dundas, Ontario) Scots-Irish-Ojibwe poet, writer, pioneer, translator, aka Bamewawagezhikaquay (Woman of the Sound the Stars Make Rushing through the Sky)

Mabel Jacque Williamson Dwight (31 jan 1875 – 04 sep 1955 | Cincinnati OH – Pipersville PA) artist, portraitist, illustrator, lithographer, watercolorist, radical political activist, member American Artists’ Conference

Myra Reynolds Richards (31 jan 1882 – 28 dec 1934 | Indianapolis IN – Indianapolis IN) American sculptor, teacher

Ella Cara Deloria (31 jan 1889 – 12 feb 1971 | White Swan SD – Tripp SD) Yankton Dakota, linguist, novelist, educator, ethnographer, anthropologist, Sioux historian, aka Aŋpétu Wašté Wiŋ (Beautiful Day Woman)

Clara Savage Littledale (31 jan 1891 – 09 jan 1956 | Belfast ME – New York NY) writer, editor, columnist

Justine Johnstone Wanger (31 jan 1895 – 04 sep 1984 | Englewood NJ – Santa Monica) US stage / film actress, pathologist, syphilis expert, scientific researcher, modern intravenous drip development team member

Nadia Abbott (31 jan 1897 – 15 oct 1981 | Mardin, Southeast Turkey – Chicago IL) US author, scholar, Islamologist, paleographer, papyrologist, first professor of Oriental Studies at University of Chicago

Cornelia MacIntyre Foley (31 jan 1900 – 18 jan 2010 | Honolulu HI – Severna Park MD) American-Hawaiian painter

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead (31 jan 1902 – 12 dec 1968 | Huntsville AL – New York NY) talk show host, foster parent, political liberal, stage / film / radio / tv actress, autobiographical author

Helen Carey (31 jan 1918 – 15 may 2004 | Detroit MI – Southfield MI) film editor, short animated filmmaker, Dynamic Film Service founder / owner

Lorraine Rita Moran Warren (31 jan 1927 – Bridgeport CT) author, paranormal investigator

Megan Gillespie Rice (31 jan 1930 – Morningside Heights NY) Irish-American, oral historian, Catholic sister, anti-nuclear activist

Betty Parsons (31 jan 1931 – 23 jul 1982 | New York NY – New York NY) painter, gallerist, abstract expressionist, born Betty Bierne Pierson

Eva Mozes Kor (31 jan 1934 – Porţ, Romania) author, lecturer, Holocaust survivor, founded CANDLES (Children of Auschwitz Nazi Deadly Lab Experiments Survivors) and CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Susan Ellen Tanenbaum Stern (31 jan 1943 – 31 jul 1975 | Brooklyn NY – Seattle NY) memoirist, radical political activist, SDS / Weatherman member, one of Seattle Seven group of radicals

Sylvana Foa (31 jan 1945 – Buffalo NY) news director, broadcast journalist, correspondent, first feamle foreign editor of major international news organization, first female news director US tv network, first female Spokesperson for UN Secretary General

Joan McCall (31 jan 1948 – Kentucky US) actress, producer, screenwriter, Science of Mind minister, former Spiritual Director for Creative Arts Center for Spiritual Living (CACSL)

Norris Church Mailer (31 jan 1949 – 21 nov 2010 | Atkins AR – Brooklyn NY) artist, model, painter, literary figure, born Barbara Jean Davis, autobiographical author

Nancy Jane Steen (31 jan 1950 – Shoreview MN) tv writer, actress, producer

Yvette Claire Rosser (31 jan 1952 – US) writer, scholar, aka Ram Rani, Hinduism teacher

Naomie Kremer (31 jan 1953 – Tel Aviv, Israel) Israeli-born American, painter, set designer, mixed-media artist, videographer, photographer, digital projectionist, painting / drawing teacher

Jane R. Eisner (31 jan 1955 – US) author, community activist, first female editor of The Jewish Daily Forward newspaper

Laura Lippman (31 jan 1959 – Atlanta GA) former reporter, detective fiction author