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Mary Elizabeth Hewitt (20 mar 1807 – 17 sep 1884 | Malden MA – Chicago IL) poet, editor

Cornelia Phillips Spencer (20 mar 1825 – 11 mar 1908 | Harlem NY – Cambridge MA) poet, hymnist, journalist, social historian, first female to receive honorary degree from University of North Carolina

Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell (20 mar 1845 – 10 mar 1888 | Urumiah, Iran – Lausanne, Switzerland) American author, historian, ancient art expert

Maria Longworth Nichols Storer (20 mar 1849 – 30 apr 1932 | Cincinnati OH – Paris, France) potter, patron of arts, Rookwood Pottery Company founder

Belle Sherwin (20 mar 1869 – 05 jul 1955 | Cleveland OH – Cleveland OH) teacher, suffragist, women’s rights activist

Rachel Marshall Hawks (20 mar 1879 – 1964 | Port Deposit MD – Ruxton MD) sculptor, decorator, medal artist

Dorothea Dahl (20 mar 1881 – 11 sep 1958 | Osen, Norway – Coeur d’Alene ID ) singular novelist, short story / magazine writer

Nellie May Naylor (20 mar 1885 – 05 oct 1992 | Clear Lake IA – Ames IA) author, chemistry professor, women’s educational advocate

Katherine Ball Ripley (20 mar 1898 – 24 jul 1955 | Charleston SC – Charleston SC) novelist, memoirist, short story writer

Wanda Tuchok (20 mar 1898 – 10 feb 1985 | Pueblo CO – Woodland Hills CA) film director, screenwriter

Kathryn Anderson McLean (20 mar 1908 – 15 may 1966 | San Francisco CA – San Francisco CO) memoirist, aka Kathryn Forbes, radio script / short story writer

Marie M. Runyon (20 mar 1915 – Brevard NC) centenarian, cameo film actress, Granny Peace Brigade member, political / tenants’ rights activist, former Executive Director of Harlem Restoration Project

Margaret Marian Turner McPartland (20 mar 1918 – 20 aug 2013 | Slough UK – Port Washington NY) author, biographer, memoirist, jazz pianist / composer / tv host

Pamela Beryl Digby Churchill Harriman (20 mar 1920 – 05 feb 1997 | Farnborough UK – Paris, France) English-born American diplomat, US Ambassador, political figure / fundraiser

Sylvia Tait (20 mar 1932 – Montreal, Quebec) abstract painter, printmaker

Evelyn Fox Keller (20 mar 1936 – New York NY) author, feminist, physicist

Lois Ann Hammersburg Lowry (20 mar 1937 – Honolulu HI) children’s book writer, autobiographical author

Mary Ellen Marks (20 mar 1940 – 25 may 2015 | Philadelphia PA – New York NY) photojournalist, portrait / advertising photographer

Anne Litle Poulet (20 mar 1942 – US) author, retired art historian, French art / sculpture expert, first female Director of the The Frick Collection

Ronni Sanlo (20 mar 1948 – Miami FL) author, LGBT / political activist, Lavender Graduation Ceremony innovator, Director Emeritus of UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center

Pamela Sargent (20 mar 1948 – Ithaca NY) editor, feminist, science fiction author

Cynthia Knott (20 mar 1952 – Newark NJ) artist, multi-form painter

Nina Kiriki Hoffman (20 mar 1955 – San Gabriel CA) horror / fantasy / science fiction writer

Holly Hunter (20 mar 1958 – Conyers GA) actress, film producer

Santhini Govindan (20 mar 1959 – San Francisco CA) children’s poet, picture book author, short story writer

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