04 apr 18 | women.born.today

Mother Mary Baptist [Katherine] Russell (18 apr 1829 – 06 aug 1898 | Bewry, Ireland – San Francsico CA) educator, Sister of Mercy, religious activist, founded home for infirm

Clara Elsene Peck Williams (18 apr 1883 – 24 feb 1968 | Allegan MI – Gettysburg PA) painter, etcher, illustrator, comics artist, watercolorist

Edna Hall Scott Kump (18 apr 1887 – 19 jan 1957 | Elkins WV – Elkins WV) gardener, First Lady of West Virginia

Lucile McVey Drew (18 apr 1890 – 03 nov 1925 | Sedalia MO – Los Angeles CA) actress, knitter, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, aka Jane Morrow, Mrs. Sidney Drew

Ruth Leah Bernheim Bunzel (18 apr 1898 – 14 jan 1990 | New York NY – New York NY) author, feminist, Zuni expert, anthropologist

Anita [Angna] Enters (18 apr 1907 – 25 feb 1989 | New York NY – Tenafly NJ) mime, dancer, author, painter, sculptor, novelist, playwright

Helen Joy Davidman (18 apr 1915 – 13 jul 1960 | New York NY – Oxford UK) poet, prose writer

Mamie Phipps Clark (18 apr 1917 – 11 aug 1983 | Hot Springs AR – Hastings-on-Hudson NY) author, psychologist, civil rights advocate, child / race identity development researcher

Mary Ann Crenshaw (18 apr 1929 – Montgomery AL) author, Vogue staff writer, NY Times fashion / beauty reporter

Alice Stone Ilchman (18 apr 1935 – 11 aug 2006 | Cincinnati OH – Bronxville NY) author, social activist, college president

Karen Lea Wynn Fonstad (18 apr 1945 – 11 mar 2005 | Oklahoma City OK – Oshkosh WI) author, academic, cartographer

Bernadette Renaud (18 apr 1945 – Ascot Corner, Quebec) tv / film screenwriter, children’s / young adult author, former teacher and librarian

Karen Lehman [Kathy] Acker (18 apr 1947 – 30 nov 1997 | New York NY – Tijuana, Mexico) writer, essayist, punk poet, playwright, sex-positive feminist, performance artist, experimental novelist

Dorothy Lyman (18 apr 1947 – Minneapolis MN) tv actress, director, producer

Lois Greenfield (18 apr 1948 – New York NY) photographer, photojournalist

Rona Pondick (18 apr 1952 – Brooklyn NY) sculptor

Susan Charlotte Faludi (18 apr 1959 – Queens NY) author, feminist, journalist, Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism

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