03 mar 04 | women.born.today

Frances [Ma-con-a-quah] Slocum (04 mar 1773 – 09 mar 1847 | Warwick RI – Peru IN) Quaker, folk figure, Delaware Indian captive / survivor / adopted member

Rebecca Gratz (04 mar 1781 – 27 aug 1869 | Philadelphia PA – Philadelphia PA) philanthropist, charitable worker, religious educator

Myrtilla Miner (04 mar 1815 – 17 dec 1864 | New York NY – Washington DC) educator, abolitionist, social activist, founder / director Normal School for Colored Girls [later DC Teachers College]

Anna Elizabeth Broomall (04 mar 1847 – 04 apr 1931 | Upper Chichester Township PA – Chester PA) Quaker, pioneering obstetrics physician / professor, curator / librarian Delaware County [PA] Historical Society

Effie Carlton Crockett (04 mar 1856 – 07 jan 1940 | Rockland ME – Boston MA) actress, composer, singer-songwriter [including “Rock-A-Bye Baby”]

Ana [Kini] Kuululani Wilson (04 mar 1872 – 23 jul 1962 | Honolulu HI – Honolulu HI) singer, dancer, musician, Honorary First Lady of Hawaii

Ellen Gertrude Emmet Rand (04 mar 1875 – 18 dec 1941 | San Francisco CA – New York NY) portrait painter

Mable Burton Ringling (04 mar 1875 – 08 jun 1929 | Moons OH – New York NY) art collector, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art co-founder

Maude Mary Hawk Fealy (04 mar 1883 – 09 nov 1971 | Memphis TN – Woodland Hills CA) actress, playwright, lecturer

Margrethe Mather (04 mar 1886 – 25 dec 1952 | Salt Lake City UT – Los Angeles CA) photographic artist

Lois Burnham Wilson (04 mar 1891 – 05 oct 1988 | Brooklyn Heights NY – Bedford Hills NY) social activist, Al-Anon founder, autobiographical author, aka The First Lady of Al-Anon

Lili Kraus (04 mar 1903 – 06 nov 1986 | Budapest, Hungary – Asheville NC) pianist, piano teacher

Ann Marie Warapicki Wigmore (04 mar 1909 – 16 feb 1994 | Lithuania – Boston MA) author, nutritionist, autobiographical author, whole foods advocate, Doctor of Divinity, holistic health practitioner

Diana McIntosh (04 mar 1937 – Calgary, Alberta) Canadian pianist, composer, co-founder / former director Music Inter Alia (MIA) concert series

Janet Noble (04 mar 1940 – Grovers Mill NJ) journalist, playwright, screenwriter

Gloria Gaither (04 mar 1942 – Battle Creek MI) Christian author, editor, speaker, academic, songwriter

Eleanor Millard (04 mar 1942 – North Vancouver, British Columbia) novelist, memoirist, former politician, short story writer, kinship / grandparents’ rights activist / leader

Lynn Sherr (04 mar 1942 – Philadelphia PA) feminist, memoirist, broadcast journalist, historical / biographical author

Gloria Arellanes (04 mar 1946 – East Los Angeles CA) Chicana feminist advocate / innovator, political / community activist, Brown Berets Chicano Movement member

Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal (04 mar 1946 – New York NY) screenwriter, film director

Rosa Pam Durban (04 mar 1947 – Aiken SC) novelist, professor, short fiction writer, Five Points journal founding co-editor

Julia B. Cameron (04 mar 1948 – Libertyville IL) poet, artist, author, teacher, essayist, journalist, filmmaker, playwright

Joanne Ruth Nichols (04 mar 1948 – Toronto, Ontario) children’s / young adult fantasy / historical fiction novelist

Helen Marie Frost (04 mar 1949 – Brookings SD) poet, author, educator, young adult novelist

Barbara De Angelis (04 mar 1951 – Philadelphia PA) author, lecturer, tv personality, spiritual teacher, relationship consultant, personal growth advisor

Carol Lynn Maillard (04 mar 1951 – Philadelphia PA) singer, actress, composer, founding member of Sweet Honey in the Rock a capella ensemble

Margaret Crosby [Peggy] Rathmann (04 mar 1953 – St Paul MN) children’s picture books author / illustrator

Mary Rebecca Wadsworth Brandewyne (04 mar 1955 – Knoxville TN) romance novelist

Chonda Ruth Courtney Pierce (04 mar 1960 – Covington KY) singer, pianist, author, comedian, actress, television host, conservative Christian, aka The Queen of Clean and The Country Comic