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Abigail Powers Fillmore (13 mar 1798 – 30 mar 1853 | Stillwater NY – Washington DC) US Presidential First Lady, book collector, private librarian

Jane Elizabeth Hitchcock Jones (13 mar 1813 – 13 jan 1896 | Vernon NY – Brooklyn NY) author, suffragist, abolitionist, women’s rights activist

Phebe Estelle Spalding (13 mar 1859 – 12 mar 1937 | Westfield VT – Pomona CA) author, art historian, first female professor Pomona College

Jane A. Delano (12 mar 1862 – 15 apr 1919 | Montour Falls NY – Savenay, France) nurse, author, founded American Red Cross Nursing Service, US Army Nurse Corps superintendent

Bertha Everett Mahony Miller (13 mar 1882 – 14 may 1969 | Rockport MA – Ashburnham MA) children’s literature pioneer book seller / promoter / reviewer, founded Horn Book Magazine

Janet Flanner (13 mar 1892 – 07 nov 1978 | Indianapolis IN – New York NY) writer, journalist, singular novelist

Ethel Hays (13 mar 1892 – 19 mar 1989 | Billings MT – New Mexico US) syndicated cartoonist, children’s book illustrator

Dorothy Davenport (13 mar 1895 – 12 oct 1977 | Boston MA – Los Angeles CA) actress, screenwriter, producer, film director

Dorothy Keeley Aldis (13 mar 1896 – 04 jul 1966 | Chicago IL – Lake Forest IL) children’s poet, novelist, aka Poet Laureate of Young Children

Mary Fendrich Hulman (13 mar 1905 – 10 apr 1998 | Evansville IN – Indianapolis IN) heiress, golfer, skeet shooter, philanthropist, arts patron, higher education supporter, Indianapolis Motor Speedway co-owner

Edna Marie Faulk Rudisill (13 mar 1911 – 03 nov 2006 | Monroeville AL – Hudson FL) author, memoirist, tv personality, aka The Fruitcake Lady 

Mary Ann O’Brian Malkin (13 mar 1913 – 01 aug 2005 | Altoona PA – New York NY) editor, philanthropist, dance notation / choreography book collector

Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne [Lindy] Boggs (13 mar 1916 – 27 jul 2013 | New Roads LA – Chevy Chase MD) politician, memoirist, ambassador, first LA Congresswoman, first female DNC national chair, née Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne

Ina Ray Hutton (13 mar 1916 – 19 feb 1984 | Chicago IL – Ventura CA) tv host, musician, bandleader, all-female band founder, née Odessa Cowan

Ellen Ermingard Raskin (13 mar 1928 – 08 aug 1984 | Milwaukee WI – New York NY) writer, illustrator, fashion designer

Rosalind Elias (13 mar 1929 – Lowell MA) operatic mezzo-soprano

Linnea Eleanor [Bunny] Yeager (13 mar 1929 – 25 may 2014 | Wilkinsburg PA – North Miami FL) photographer

Sara Delano Roosevelt Whitney diBonaventura Wilford (13 mar 1932 – Boston MA) professor, psychologist, director of  Art of Teaching graduate program, early childhood education activist / advocate

Minnie Adkins (13 mar 1934 – Kentucky US) folk artist, children’s book collaborator

Donella [Dana] Meadows (13 mar 1941 – 20 feb 2001 | Elgin IL – Hanover NH) writer, teacher, environmentalist

Julia Migenes-Johnson (13 mar 1949 – New York NY) operatic soprano / mezzo-soprano

Mary McEvoy (13 mar 1953 – 25 oct 2002 | Knoxville TN – Eveleth MN) author, educator, campaign manager, plane crash victim, childhood disabilities / education scholar and researcher

Deborah Raffin (13 mar 1953 – 21 nov 2012 | Los Angeles CA – Los Angeles CA) tv / film actress, audiobook publisher

Cynthia Tucker Haynes (13 mar 1955 – Monroeville AL) commentator, syndicated columnist

Dana Wells Delany (13 mar 1956 – New York NY) tv-film-stage actress, producer, presenter, health activist

Dorothy Hindman (13 mar 1966 – Miami FL) classical composer, music educator

Tamara Kolton (13 mar 1970 – Bloomfield Hills MI) psychologist, spiritual teacher, first rabbi ordained in Secular Humanistic Judaism, aka Rabbi Beyond Denominations

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