04 apr 06 | women.born.today

Jane McManus Cazneau (06 apr 1807 – 12 dec 1878 | Brunswick NY – at sea near Dominican Republic) journalist, publicist, aka Cora Montgomery

Martha McClellan Brown (06 apr 1838 – 31 aug 1916 | Baltimore MD – Dayton OH) newspaper publisher, temperance activist, women’s college vice-president, Ohio Temperance leader

Kate Gannet Wells (06 apr 1838 – 13 dec 1911 | London UK – Boston MA) writer, reformer, anti-suffragist, philanthropist

Martha Gallison Moore-Avery (06 apr 1851 – 08 aug 1929 | Steuben ME – Medford MA) author, religious / political activist

Catherine Everit [Kate] Macy Ladd (06 apr 1863 – 27 aug 1945 | Manhattan NY – Far Hills NJ) philanthropist, founder of  philanthropic foundation

Kate Campbell Hurd-Mead (06 apr 1867 – 01 jan 1941 | Danville, Quebec – Haddam CT) author, feminist, preventive health pioneer

Helen Hyde (06 apr 1868 – 13 may 1919 | Lima NY – Pasadena CA) etcher, engraver, woodblock printmaker

Abastenia St. Leger Eberle (06 apr 1878 – 26 feb 1942 | Webster City IA – New York NY) sculptor, social commentator

Rose Schneiderman (06 apr 1882 – 11 aug 1972 | Sawin, Congress Poland – New York NY) suffragist, memoirist

Frances Jewett Gulick (06 apr 1891 – 29 nov 1936 | Springfield MA – New York NY) author, WWI heroine, YWCA welfare worker, health and safety activist

Berniece Iona Terry Hiser (06 apr 1908 – 05 jan 1995 | Cow Creek KY – Walton KY) writer, teacher, folklorist, singular children’s book author

Gale Wilhelm (6 apr 1908 – 11 jul 1991 | Eugene OR – Berkeley CA) lesbian novelist, short story writer

Caren Morris Marsh Doll (06 apr 1919 – Hollywood CA) dancer, actress, autobiographical author, stand-in dancer for original Wizard of Oz film, dance therapy instructor at Palm Springs Stroke Activity Center

Marie Birmingham Ponsot (6 apr 1921 – Brooklyn NY) poet, teacher, essayist, translator, literary critic

Betty Miller (06 apr 1926 – US) instructor, dispatcher, pioneering aviator, ground school co-founder, first female pilot to fly solo across Pacific Ocean

Mary Maples Dunn (06 apr 1931 – 19 mar 2017 | Sturgeon Bay WI – Winston-Salem NC) author, historian, professor, former President of Smith College

Gladys-Marie Fry (06 apr 1931 – 07 nov 2015 | Washington DC – Silver Spring MD) author, historian, folklorist, professor, African-American textiles expert

Deborah Meier (06 apr 1931 – New York NY) author, educator, small schools movement activist / founder

Sheila Nevins (06 apr 1939 – Manhattan NY) tv producer, documentary filmmaker, president of HBO Documentary Films

Greta Anne Hughes Berlin (06 apr 1941 – Detroit MI) co-editor, co-author, pro-Palestinian activist, Free Gaza Movement co-founder / spokesperson

Karen Harper (06 apr 1945 – Toledo OH) historical fiction author

Judy Jarvis (06 apr 1945 – 07 mar 2000 | Bronx NY – Bloomfield MO) broadcast journalist, pioneering talk show host

Barbara Benary (06 apr 1946 – Bay Shore NY) composer, ethnomusicologist, Indian and Indonesian music specialist, shadow puppet opera writer-producer

Mary Fisher (06 apr 1948 – Louisville KY) artist, author, HIV-AIDS / political activist, born Lizabeth Davis Frehling

Manuela Vali Hoelterhoff (06 apr 1949 – Hamburg, Germany) German-born American cultural journalist, former executive editor of Bloomberg’s arts and culture Muse

Mary Lucy Denise [Marilu] Henner (06 apr 1952 – Chicago IL) tv host, actress, producer, autobiographical author, diet / health / memory author and advocate

Erin F. Moriarty (06 apr 1952 – Cincinnati OH) author, reporter, tv news anchor, correspondent, 48 Hours Mystery writer / host

Catherine Theresa Mary Andres [Cathy] Jones (06 apr 1955 – St. John’s, Newfoundland) writer, actress, comedian

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s