03 mar 29 | women.born.today

Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr (29 mar 1831 – 10 mar 1919 | Ulverston UK – Queens NY) English-American novelist, short story writer

Augusta Pierce Tabor (29 mar 1833 – 30 jan 1895 | Augusta ME – Pasadena CA) folk figure, social activist, mining entrepreneur / millionaire

Isabella Thoburn (29 mar 1840 – 01 sep 1901 | St Clairsville OH – Lucknow IN) educator, Methodist Episcopal missionary, high school / women’s college founder in India

Frances Wisebart Jacobs (29 mar 1843 – 03 nov 1892 | Harrodsburg KY – Denver CO) philanthropist, school teacher, United Way founder, social / community activist

Lou Henry Hoover (29 mar 1874 – 07 jan 1944 | Waterloo IA – New York NY) linguist, translator, public speaker, first First Lady to speak Chinese, first First Lady to offer regular national radio broadcasts

Isabel Weld Perkins Anderson (29 mar 1876 – 03 nov 1948 | Brookline MA – Boston MA) poet, heiress, travel writer, children’s short fiction writer, nonfiction author, philanthropist

Helen Jean Arthur (29 mar 1879 – 09 dec 1939 | Lancaster WI – New York NY) theater director, non-profit theater activist / advocate, actors’ and Neighborhood Playhouse manager, member ACLU Committee Against Stage Censorship

Gertrude Sanford Legendre (29 mar 1902 – 08 mar 2000 | Aiken SC – Berkeley County SC) WWII spy, socialite, explorer, memoirist, environmentalist, big-game hunter, Southern plantation owner

Helen Bassine Yglesias (29 mar 1915 – 28 mar 2008 | Brooklyn  NY – New York NY) editor, novelist, political activist, short fiction author

Pearl Mae Bailey (29 mar 1918 – 17 aug 1990 | Newport News VA – Philadelphia PA) singer, memoirist, cookbook author, aka America’s Ambassador of Love

Joanna Aalfs (29 mar 1923 – St Paul MN) political organizer, Presbyterian minister, LGBT  / women’s rights activist, domestic violence survivor, anti-domestic violence advocate

Diana Adams (29 mar 1926 – 10 jan 1993 | Staunton VA – San Andreas CA) ballerina, New York City Ballet principal dancer, School of American Ballet teacher / dean

Helen Celia [Bonnie] Bluh (29 mar 1926 – 02 oct 2008 | New York NY – New York NY) actor, speaker, novelist, essayist, publisher

Wilma Cozart Fine (29 mar 1927 – 21 sep 2009 | Aberdeen MS – Harrison NY) classical music record producer

Joan Kelly-Gadol (29 mar 1928 – 15 aug 1982 | Brooklyn NY – New York NY) author, essayist, historian, feminist, Italian Renaissance historian

Gabrielle [Gaby] Rosenberg Rodgers (29 mar 1928 – Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany) German-American actress, journalist, theatre director

Gloria Davy (29 mar 1931 – 28 nov 2012 | Brooklyn NY – Geneva, Switzerland) operatic lirico-spinto soprano

Judith Guest (29 mar 1936 – Detroit MI) novelist, screenwriter

Geraldine Anne Kenney-Wallace (29 mar 1943 – London UK) British-Canadian author, physicist, academic administrator

Olivia Lucia Carrescia (29 mar 1944 – Brooklyn NY) independent documentary filmmaker

Margaret Buffie (29 mar 1945 – Winnipeg, Manitoba) novelist, children’s author

Sarah Edwards Charlesworth (29 mar 1947 – 25 jun 2013 | East Orange NJ – Hartford CT) photographer, conceptual artist

Leritia [Tritia] Miyake Toyota (29 mar 1947 – Portland OR) tv news anchor, broadcast journalist, anthropology adjunct professor

Christiane Charette (29 mar 1951 – Montreal, Quebec) tv / radio host, art historian

Elizabeth Hand (29 mar 1957 – Yonkers NY) fantasy / science fiction author, short story writer

Jane Alexander (29 mar 1959 – England) British-Canadian Anglican Bishop

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