03 mar 07 | women.born.today

Henrietta de Beaulieu Dering Johnston (07 mar 1670 – 09 mar 1729 | Dublin, Ireland – Charleston SC) pastelist, first professional woman artist in America

Rebecca Hammond Laird (07 mar 1772 – 28 sep 1855 | New Bedford MA – Madison IN) poet, teacher, aka the first poet in Indiana

Elizabeth [Ebe] Manning Hawthorne (07 mar 1802 – 01 jan 1883 | Salem MA – Montserrat MA) author, sister of / coauthor with Nathaniel Hawthorne

Mary Eleanor Brackenridge (07 mar 1837 – 14 feb 1924 | Warrick County IN – San Antonio TX) clubwoman, women’s rights activist, co-founded Woman’s Club of San Antonio, first female Texan to sit on university governing board

Louise Whitfield Carnegie (07 mar 1857 – 24 jun 1946 | New York NY – New York NY) philanthropist

Abby Lillian Marlatt (07 mar 1869 – 23 jun 1943 | Manhattan KS – Madison WI) home economist, textbook / curriculum author, WWI Wisconsin State food preservation consultant, first director of University of Wisconsin department of home economics

Mary Teresa Norton (07 mar 1875 – 02 aug 1959 | Jersey City NJ – Greenwich CT) politician, memoirist (unpublished), cofounded Queen’s Daughters Day Nursery, child labor / minimum wage / women’s rights activist / legislator

Elise [Betty] Scott (07 mar 1883 – 07 feb 1955 | New York NY – Los Angeles CA) actress, screenwriter

Lorena Alice [Hick] Hickok (07 mar 1893 – 01 may 1968 | East Troy WI – Hyde Park NY) reporter, journalist, close relationship with First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

Ana María O’Neill (07 mar 1894 – 24 may 1981 | Aguadilla, Puerto Rico – San Juan Puerto Rico) author, educator, women’s rights activist, founded Cooperative Institute at University of Puerto Rico

Isabel Myrtle Ingram Mayer (07 mar 1902 – 29 apr 1988 | Peking, China – Arlington VA) author, Japanese royal family tutor

June Claire Kline Wayne (07 mar 1918 – 23 aug 2011 | Chicago IL – Los Angeles CA) painter, educator, printmaker, feminist artist, tapestry designer, art research professor, Tamarind Lithography Workshop founder

Myra Yvonne Chouteau (07 mar 1929 – Fort Worth TX) ballerina, one of the Five Moons Native American prima ballerinas

Patricia Ann Kay (07 mar 1937 – Ohio US) serial romance novelist, women’s fiction author, pen-names: Ann Patrick and Trisha Alexander

Arlene [Hannah] Butter Wilke (07 mar 1940 – 28 jan 1993 | New York NY – New York NY) painter, sculptor,  photographer,  video artist, performance artist

Tammy Faye LaValley Bakker Messner (07 mar 1942 – 20 jul 2007 | International Falls MN – Loch Lloyd MO) author, Christian singer, evangelist, entrepreneur, tv personality, talk show host

Elizabeth Moon (07 mar 1945 – McAllen TX) essayist, newspaper columnist, sci-fi / fantasy writer

Patricia Buckley Ebrey (07 mar 1947 – New Jersey US) author, historian, art history / Chinese history / women’s studies professor

Susan Miller (07 mar 1947 – Manhattan NY) author, astrologer

Jane Dyer (07 mar 1949 – US) children’s book illustrator, former textbook writer / illustrator

Carol Guzy (07 mar 1956 – Bethlehem PA) photographer, photojournalist, four-time Pulitzer Prize winner

Karen Finley (07 mar 1956 – Chicago IL) author, performance artist

Deborah A. Kemp (07 mar 1957 – 08 feb 2015 | Highland IN – Noblesville IN) nurse, historical / Arthurian fantasy novelist

Deanna Sirlin (07 mar 1958 – Brooklyn NY) large-scale digital transparent installation artist

Gyllian Raby (07 mar 1959 – Wales) Welsh-Canadian playwright, dramaturg, university dramatic arts professor, co-founded One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre

Dana King (07 mar 1960 – Cleveland OH) artist, sculptor, competitive rower, former broadcast journalist

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