04 apr 19 | women.born.today

Sarah Kemble Knight (19 apr 1666 – 25 sep 1727 | Boston MA – New London CT) diarist, teacher, innkeeper, shopkeeper, travelled Boston-New York alone on horseback

Sarah George Bagley (19 apr 1806 – 23 jun 1883 | Candia NH – Brooklyn NY) labor leader / organizer, newspaper editor / publisher, women’s rights activist / advocate, co-founded Lowell Female Labor Reform Association (LFLRA)

Mary Louise Booth (19 apr 1831 – 05 mar 1889 | Yaphank NY – New York NY) writer, author, historian, magazine editor, French / English translator

Adeline [Addie] Lucia Hart Ballou (19 apr 1837 – 10 aug 1916 | Chagrin Falls OH – San Francisco CA) poet, artist, author, lecturer, suffragist

Ella Broadus Robertson (19 apr 1872 – 05 dec 1945 | Greenville SC – Louisville KY) nonfiction author

Emma Lucy Braun (19 apr 1889 – 05 mar 1971 | Cincinnati OH – Cincinnati OH) author, ecologist, botanist, illustrator

Jean Lee Latham (19 apr 1902 – 13 jun 1995 | Buckhannon WV – US) children’s / young-adult biographical author

Mary Alice Kemery (19 apr 1925 – 21 oct 1995 | Morgantown WV – Colorado Springs CO) poet, author, palmist, astrologer, numerologist, aka Linda Goodman

Margaret DePriest (19 apr 1931 – US) actress, daytime serial writer / head writer

Charlotte Gilmore Durante (19 apr 1944 – Forkland AL) politician, nutritionist, civil rights activist, aka Mama Charlotte, first female African-American City Commissioner in Delray Beach FL

Jane Wattenberg (19 apr 1949 – Norwalk CT) artist, author, photographer, aka Mrs. Mustard, children’s book illustrator

Lani Guinier (19 apr 1950 – New York NY) author, attorney, scholar, civil rights theorist

Mary Doretta Heebner (19 apr 1951 – Los Angeles CA) painter, photographer, papermaker, book artist

 

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