03 mar 02 | women.born.today

Sarah Eleanor Bayliss Royce (02 mar 1819 – 23 nov 1891 | Stratford-upon-Avon UK – Santa Rosa CA) diarist, author, pioneer, memoirist

Metta Victoria Fuller Victor (02 mar 1831 – 26 jun 1885 | Erie PA – Ho-Ho-Kus NJ) mystery writer, aka Seeley Regester

Annie Elliot Trumbull (02 mar 1857 – 22 dec 1949 | Hartford CT – Hartford CT) poet, author

Susanna Madora [Dora] Kinsey Salter (02 mar 1860 – 17 mar 1961 | Lamira OH – Norman OK) politician, prohibitionist, community activist, first female mayor of Argonia KS, one of first women elected to any US political office

Mabel Ward Cameron (02 mar 1863 – 22 feb 1923 | Boston MA – Hartford CT) author, biographer

Eleanor Laura McMain (02 mar 1868 – 12 may 1934 | East Baton Rouge Parish LA – New Orleans LA) suffragist, WWI nurse trainer, women’s rights activist, progressive social reformer, settlement house worker, established first playground in New Orleans, aka the Jane Addams of New Orleans

Inez Haynes Irwin (02 mar 1873 – 30 sep 1970 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Norwell MA ) author, feminist, journalist, short fiction writer

Janet Collins (02 mar 1917 – 28 may 2003 | New Orleans LA – Fort Worth TX) ballerina, dance teacher, choreographer

Harriet Frank Jr. (02 mar 1917 – Portland OR) film writer, producer

Helen L. Griggs Seaborg (02 mar 1917 – 29 auf 2006 | Sioux City IA – Berkeley CA) diplomat, child welfare advocate, Manhattan Project administrative assistant

Jennifer Jones (02 mar 1919 – 17 dec 2009 | Tulsa OK – Malibu CA) actress, born Phylis Lee Isley, anti-suicide activist, mental health education foundation founder

Tamara Toumanova (02 mar 1919 – 29 may 1996 | Tyumen, Russia – Santa Monica CA) actress, prima ballerina

Rose Will Monroe (02 mar 1920 – 31 may 1997 | Bobtown KY – Clarksville IN) pilot, folk figure, social icon, cab driver, aka Rosie the Riveter, construction company owner / founder

Eloisa Garcia Tamez (02 mar 1935 – Cameron County TX) Lipan Apache nurse, lecturer, professor, civil rights leader, lecturer, retired US Army  Nursing Corps officer, litigant / opponent of Texas-Mexico border wall

Kay WalkingStick (02 mar 1935 – Syracuse NY) Cherokee artist, essayist, mixed media landscape painter, professor emerita of drawing and painting

Elaine Brown (02 mar 1943 – North Philadelphia PA) author, singer, prison activist, former Black Panther Party chairperson

Suzanne [Hollis] Sigler (02 mar 1948 – 21 mar 2001 | Gary IN – Lincolnshire IL) painter, printmaker, openly lesbian artist

Terry Anne Meeuwsen Friedrich (02 mar 1949 – De Pere WI) Christian author, tv co-host

Anne Isaacs (02 mar 1949 – Buffalo NY) former environmental educator, children’s / young adult novelist

Cheryl Gates McFadden (02 mar 1949 – Cuyahoga Falls OH) actress, choreographer

Dorothy Karen [Cookie] Mueller (02 mar 1949 – 10 nov 1898 | Baltimore MD – New York NY) author, actress, memoirist, art critic, journalist, health columnist, short fiction writer

Nancy Segal (02 mar 1951 – Boston MA) author, essayist, twins researcher, behavioral geneticist, evolutionary psychologist

Carol Iovanna (02 mar 1952 – US) former tv / radio newscaster, founding president / executive producer Illumination Productions

Laraine Newman (02 mar 1952 – Los Angeles CA) writer, actress, comedian, voice actress

Jeane Liedtka (02 mar 1955 – Trenton NJ) author, strategist, professor

Melody Carlson (02 mar 1956 – San Francisco CA) children’s / young adult / adult Christian novelist

Cheri Rodgers Gerou (02 mar 1956 – Casper WY) architect, former politician