03 mar 16 | women.born.today

Anna B. Alcott Pratt (16 mar 1831 – 13 jul 1893 | Germantown PA – Concord MA) author, folk / literary family figure

Clara Weaver Parrish (16 mar 1861 – 11 nov 1925 | Selma AL – New York NY) painter, illustrator, printmaker, stained glass window designer

Sara Corning (16 mar 1872 – 05 may 1969 | Chegoggin, Nova Scotia – Yarmouth, Nova Scotia) nurse, humanitarian, WWI Red Cross nurse, saved wartime orphans, founded orphanage on Island of Syros

Fannie Charles Dillon (16 mar 1881 – 21 feb 1947 | Denver CO – Altadena CA) pianist, composer, music educator

Sonia Haft Shafirkin Greene Lovecraft Davis (16 mar 1883 – 26 dec 1972 | Ichnia, Russian Empire – Sunland CA) poet, editor, author, milliner, memoirist, essayist, publisher, playwright, short fiction writer, fanzine investor / supporter

Elsie Beerbower Janis (16 mar 1889 – 25 feb 1956 | Columbus OH – Beverly Hills CA) actress, screenwriter, singer-songwriter, aka The Sweetheart of the AEF (American Expeditionary Force)

Irita Bradford Van Doren (16 mar 1891 – 18 dec 1966 | Birmingham AL – New York NY) editor, literary figure, book reviewer

Thelma Catherine Ryan [Pat] Nixon (16 mar 1912 – 22 jun 1993 | Ely NV – Park Ridge NJ) US Presidential First Lady, volunteerism activist, aka Madame Ambassador

Eugenia [Jean] Rosenthal (16 mar 1912 – 01 may 1969 | New York NY – New York NY) posthumous author, pioneer theatrical lighting designer

Carlota Mercedes Agnes McCambridge (16 mar 1916 – 02 mar 2004 | Joliet IL – La Jolla CA) stage / film / radio / tv actress, autobiographical author

Gudrun Bjerring Parker (16 mar 1920 – Winnipeg, Manitoba) writer, producer, filmmaker, Order of Canada laureate

Anne Truitt (16 mar 1921 – 23 dec 2004 | Baltimore MD – Washington DC) painter, sculptor, installation artist

Joyce Carlson (16 mar 1923 – 04 jan 2008 | Racine WI – Orlando FL) artist, dollmaker, graphic designer, Disney imagineer

Joan August Kucinski (16 mar 1928 – 07 jan 2012 | Chicago IL – Syracuse NY) operatic mezzo-soprano

Susan [Sue] Powell Johanson (16 mar 1930 – Toronto, Ontario) writer, public speaker, sex educator, registered nurse, media personality

Samizu Matsuki (16 mar 1936 – Uryu, Japan) artist, educator, Japanese-American, first female member Salmagundi Club

Emily Stipes Watts (16 mar 1936 – Urbana IL) author, educator, literary historian, anthologist, Guggenheim Fellowship laureate

Emma Amos (16 mar 1938 – Atlanta GA) painter, printmaker

Edna Rydzik Buchanan (16 mar 1939 – Paterson NJ) memoirist, journalist, true crime / mystery writer

Helen Armstrong (16 mar 1943 – 28 apr 2006 | Rockford IL – Greenwich CT) violinist, music educator, founder / artistic director of Armstrong Chamber Concerts

Alice Artzt (16 mar 1943 – New York NY) concert guitarist, music essayist

Ursula Wiltshire Goodenough (16 mar 1943 – New York NY) author, speaker, biologist, Religious Naturalism innovator, president of Religious Naturalist Association

Susan J. Pharr (16 mar 1944 – Atlanta GA) author, political science academic, Japanology specialist / expert

Judy Zebra [J. Z.] Knight (16 mar 1946 – ) mystic, author, self-professed spiritual channel, born Judith Darlene Hampton

Lee Mallory (16 mar 1946 – San Mateo CA) poet, editor, academic

Eleanor Stein Raskin (16 mar 1946 – Washington DC) author, aka Sarah [Sally] Maynard, law professor, administrative law judge, former radical political activist / member of the Weathermen

Margaret Edith Weis (16 mar 1948 – Independence MO) sci-fi / fantasy novelist

Patricia Christine [P. C.] Hodgell (16 mar 1951 – Des Moines IA) artist, professor, fantasy novelist, short story writer

Alice Hoffman (16 mar 1952 – New York NY) novelist, children’s / young-adult writer

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