03 mar 28 | women.born.today

Rhoda Holmes Nicholls (28 mar 1854 – 07 sep 1930 | Coventry UK – Stamford CT) English-American, artist, writer, art instructor, oil / watercolor painter

Minnie Mancelona [Tip] Andress Pratt (28 mar 1869 – 1962 | Missouri US – Petoskey MI) teacher, namesake of Mancelona MI, early settler family member

Grace Gassette (28 mar 1871 – 1955 | Chicago IL – Woodstock VT) painter, author, sculptor, WWI Honoree, amputee prosthetic / surgical tool inventor, Chicago Women’s Athletic Club founder, aka The Woman Who Remakes Broken Soldiers, American Ambulance Hospital in Paris surgical department organizer

Anne Douglas Sedgwick (28 mar 1873 – 19 jul 1935 | Englewood NJ – Hampstead UK) American-British novelist

Clara Lemlich Shavelson (28 mar 1886 – 12 jul 1982 | Gorodok, Ukraine – Los Angeles CA) suffragist, Communist, revolutionary, garment worker, labor organizer, peace / community activist, founded ILGWU (International Ladies Garment Workers Union), cofounded UCWW (United Council of Working-Class Women which became Progressive Women’s Council)

Pauline Archer Vanier (28 mar 1898 – 23 mar 1991 | Montreal, Quebec – Trosly-Breuil, France) diplomat, humanitarian, vice-regal consort, co-founded Vanier Institute of the Family

Violet Lucille Fletcher (28 mar 1912 – 31 aug 2000 | Brooklyn NY – Langhorne PA) novelist, librettist, playwright, tv / film / radio scriptwriter

Virginia H. Wright Knauer (28 mar 1915 – 16 oct 2011 | Philadelphia PA – Washington DC) author, politician, consumer affairs director, first woman elected to Philadelphia City Council

Grace Hartigan (28 mar 1922 – 15 nov 2008 | Newark NJ – Baltimore MD) abstract expressionist painter

Claire Gagnier (28 mar 1924 – Montreal, Quebec) operatic soprano

Cellestine [Sally] Hofmann Hannemann (28 mar 1924 – Chicago IL) author, novelist, pioneer in methodology of Oshibana art, invented plant presser called Cellestine’s Press

Gloria Jane Kim (28 mar 1926 – feb 1987 | Los Angeles CA – California US) novelist, memoirist, aka Ronyoung Kim, Korean-American

Nesse Galperin Godin (28 mar Siauliai, Lithuania) Lithuanian-American, Holocaust survivor, Holocaust awareness advocate / lecturer, US Holocaust Memorial Museum weekly volunteer

Jane Rule (28 mar 1931 – 27 nov 2007 | Plainfield NJ – Galiano Island, British Columbia) lesbian activist, novelist, nonfiction author

Nancy Sales Cash (28 mar 1940 – North Carolina US) novelist, journalist, tv producer, short story writer

Evelyn Einstein (28 mar 1941 – 13 apr 2011 | Chicago IL – Albany CA) author, animal control officer, cult deprogrammer, adopted by Albert Einstein’s son, claimed to be Albert Einstein’s illegitimate daughter

Jayne Ann Castle Krentz (28 mar 1948 – Cobb CA) romance novelist, aka Jayne Castle, Jayne Taylor, Jayne Bentley, Stephanie James, Jayne Ann Krentz, Amanda Glass, Amanda Quick

Hadassah Freilich Lieberman (28 mar 1948 – Prague, Czechoslovakia) author, political activist, research analyst, political family member, immigrant / women’s health / aging parent advocate

Marie Rydzynski-Ferrarella (28 mar 1948 – West Germany) American romance novelist, pen-names: Marie Ferrarella, Marie Nicole, Marie Michael, Marie Charles

Angela Hill (28 mar 1949 – Portland ME) journalist, talk show host, documentary filmmaker

Donna Jean Hrinak (28 mar 1951 – Pennsylvania US) US Ambassador, multi-linguist, business executive

Karin Alexandria Kain (28 mar 1951 – Hamilton, Ontario) retired ballet dancer, Artistic Director of National Ballet of Canada

Susan Ershler (28 mar 1956 – Portland OR) author, mountaineer, public speaker

Deborah Baker (28 mar 1959 – Charlottesville VA) essayist, biographer

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