03 mar 05 | women.born.today

Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt Ritchie (05 mar 1819 – 21 jul 1870 | Bordeaux, France – Twickenham, England) American author, actress, playwright, public reader

Lucy Larcom (05 mar 1824 – 17 apr 1893 | Beverly MA – Boston MA) poet, Rushlight Literary Magazine founder

Constance Fenimore Woolson (05 mar 1840 – 24 jan 1894 | Claremont NH – Venice, Italy) poet, novelist, travel writer, short story writer

Harriet Newell Noyes (05 mar 1844 – 16 jan 1924 | Guilford OH – US) author, educator, foreign missionary, founded the True Light Middle School / first women’s school in Guangdong Province in China

Emma Kaʻilikapuolono Metcalf Beckley Nakuina (05 mar 1847 – 27 apr 1929 | Kaua’ala, Oahu – Hawaii) author, curator, cultural / historical writer, early Hawaiian female judge

Eliza Ann Cooper Blaker (05 mar 1854 – 04 dec 1926 | Philadelphia PA – Indianapolis IN) pioneer kindergarten founder / educator

Mary Elizabeth Garrett (05 mar 1854 – 03 apr 1915 | Baltimore MD – Montgomery County PA) suffragist, social activist, philanthropist, Friday Evening women’s group co-founder, school for girls co-founder, women’s medical education activist / advocate

Julia Ann Johnson Dalton (05 mar 1870 – 20 may 1943 | Ballard County KY – Fresno CA) Western folk figure, building contractor

Florence Ann Morris (05 mar 1876 – 03 sep 1947 | Nevada MO – Roswell NM) portrait, landscape artist

Josephine Herbst (05 mar 1892 – 28 jan 1969 | Sioux City IA – New York NY) journalist, proletarian novelist, radical Marxist with Communist leanings

Symona Boniface (05 mar 1894 – 02 sep 1950 | New York NY – Woodland Hills CA) actress, producer, playwright

Margaret Van Vechten Saunders (05 mar 1899 – 04 feb 1963 | Denver CO – New York NY) author, biographer, ghostwriter, aka Rackham Holt

Eliza Jane Pratt (05 mar 1902 – 13 may 1981 | Anson County NC – Charlotte NC) newspaper editor, first female NC State Representative

Velma Bronn Johnston (05 mar 1912 – 27 jun 1977 | Reno NV – Reno NV) animal rights activist, aka Wild Horse Annie

Edith Kinney Gaylord Harper (05 mar 1916 – 28 jan 2001 | Oklahoma City OK – Oklahoma City OK) journalist, philanthropist, Inasmuch Foundation founder, founded Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation

Jean Burnett Daugherty (05 mar 1922 – 06 apr 2008 | Barnesboro PA – Syracuse NY) children’s tv actor, writer, producer

Myrna Dell (05 mar 1924 – 11 feb 2011 | Los Angeles CA – Studio City CA) model, actress, magazine writer

Maria Leone Alessi (05 mar 1928 – 14 oct 2012 | Detroit MI – Upper Nyack NY) operatic soprano

Helen Day Stevenson Meyner (05 mar 1929 – 02 nov 1997 | Queens NY – Captiva Island FL) tv interviewer, newspaper columnist, NJ State Representative

Geraldyn [Jerrie] M. Cobb (05 mar 1931 – Norman OK) aviator, commercial pilot, first US woman to fly at the Paris Air Show, unofficial female Mercury 13 member candidate, South American humanitarian supply transport missionary pilot

Augusta [Gussie] Clark (05 mar 1932 – 13 oct 2013 | Uniontown AL – Wynnewood PA) librarian, lawyer, Philadelphia politician

Rosemarie Inge Koczy (05 mar 1939 – 12 dec 2007 | Recklinghausen, Germany – Croton-on-Hudson NY) painter, teacher, fiber artist, memoirist, Holocaust survivor

Laurie Toby Edison (05 mar 1942 – New York NY) portrait photographer, art / queer / feminist / fat acceptance activist

Ann Lesley Milroy (05 mar 1944 – Newcastle-upon-Tyne UK) author, essayist, sociolinguist, professor emerita, social networks / linguistic variation researcher

Annette Cardona Charles (05 mar 1948 – 03 aug 2011 | Los Angeles CA – Los Angeles CA) actress, social worker, speech professor

Leslie Marmon Silko (05 mar 1948 – Albuquerque NM) poet, novelist, filmmaker, short fiction writer

Sarah [Sally] Till Boysen (05 mar 1949 – Sandusky OH) author, psychology professor, primate / chimpanzee researcher

Margaret Astrid Lindholm (05 mar 1952 – Berkeley CA) children’s short fiction writer, adult fantasy fiction author, pen-names Robin Hobb and Megan Lindholm

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