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Hannah Hoes Van Buren (08 mar 1783 – 05 feb 1819 | Kinderhook NY – Albany NY) US Presidential First Lady

Orra White Hitchcock (08 mar 1796 – 26 may 1863 | South Amherst MA – Amherst MA) artist, teacher, watercolorist, classroom chart muralist, early female botanical / scientific / geological / landscape illustrator

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe (08 mar 1828 – 04 apr 1887 | New York NY – New York NY) art collector, philanthropist

Agnes Harrington D’Arcambal (08 mar 1828 – 14 feb 1899 | Burlington VT – Detroit MI) social activist, prison reformer, Home of Industry school founder

Eliza Poor Donner Houghton (08 mar 1843 – 19 feb 1922 | Springfield IL – Los Angeles CA) memoirist, massacre survivor

Mary Desha (08 mar 1850 – 29 jan 1911 | Lexington KY – Washington DC) educator, designer, women’s rights activist, Daughters of American Revolution co-founder / leader

Mary Wright Plummer (08 mar 1856 – 21 sep 1916 | Richmond IN – Dixon IL) author, essayist, librarian, library activist

Helen Gray Cone (08 mar 1859 – 31 jan 1934 | New York NY – New York NY) poet, literature professor

Mercedes Negrón Muñoz (08 mar 1895 – 26 aug 1973 | Barranquitas, Puerto Rico – San Juan, Puerto Rico) poet, literary figure, pen-name Clara Lair

Claire Wemlinger Trevor (08 mar 1910 – 08 apr 2000 | Brooklyn NY – Newport Beach CA) actress, philanthropist, patron of arts

Selma Fariberg (08 mar 1918 – 19 dec 1981 | Detroit MI – San Francisco CA) author, academic, social worker, pioneer child psychoanalyst, researched development of congenitally blind infants

Françoise Aron Ulam (08 mar 1918 – 30 apr 2011 | Paris, France – Santa Fe NM) Polish-American author, memoirist, mathematician, yoga practitioner

Ruth Wolf Page (08 mar 1921 – 30 oct 2016) editor, author, columnist, naturalist, gardener, newspaper publisher, radio commentator

Cyd Charisse (08 mar 1922 – 17 jun 2008 | Amarillo TX – Los Angeles CA) dancer, actress, memoirist, documentarian

Irene Tinker (08 mar 1927 – Milwaukee WI) scholar, academic, travel writer, founding board president of the International Center for Research on Women, founding director Equity Policy Center, co-founder of the Wellesley Center for Research on Women

Susan Jacobson Blanchard (08 mar 1928 – New York NY) socialite, lyricist, theatrical producer

Jacqueline Richard (08 mar 1928 – Montreal, Quebec) pianist, conductor, founded Boutique d’Opéra, co-founded Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal

Lynn Redgrave (08 mar 1943 – 02 may 2010 | Marylebone, England – Kent CT) actress, author, memoirist

Christine Walevska (08 mar 1945 – Los Angeles CA) classical cellist, pedagogue, aka Goddess of the Cello, first US concert musician to perform in Castro’s Cuba

Carole Bayer Sager (08 mar 1947 – New York NY) lyricist, painter, singer-songwriter

Judith Helen Dobrzynski (08 mar 1949 – Rochester NY) blogger, journalist, freelance writer, journalism instructor

Monica F. Helms (08 mar 1951 – Sumter SC) author, activist, short fiction writer, US Navy veteran, model rocket builder, Transgender Pride Flag creator

Ethlie Ann Vare (08 mar 1953 – Montreal, Quebec) author, journalist, screenwriter, distinguished visiting university lecturer

Joellyn Auklandus Kopecky (08 mar 1955 – Philadelphia PA) comics writer / editor

Dorothy Roberts (08 mar 1956 – Chicago IL) scholar, academic, essayist, public intellectual, social justice advocate

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