04 apr 24 | women.born.today

Annis Bertha Ford Eastman (24 apr 1852 – 22 oct 1910 | Peoria IL – Elmira NY) author, lecturer, suffragist, theologian, philosopher, first NY State ordained female minister

Rowena Meeks Abdy (24 apr 1887 – 18 aug 1945 | Vienna, Austria – San Francisco CA) plein-air painter

Sara Campbell (24 apr 1890 – 18 nov 1965 | Dover TN – Paducah KY) poet, author, flag designer, aka The Betsy Ross of Paducah

Jane Lee (24 apr 1902 – 01 apr 1989 | China – California US) activist, journalist, translator, Chinese women’s work advocate

Helen Tamiris (24 apr 1905 – 04 aug 1966 | New York NY – New York NY) dancer, choreographer, modern dance teacher

Evaline Ness (24 apr 1911 – 12 aug 1986 | Union City OH – Kingston NY) illustrator, commercial artist, children’s book author

Anne Firor Scott (24 apr 1921 – Montezuma GA) author, editor, American historian

Doris [Doe] Wernstedt Burn (24 apr 1923 – 09 mar 2011 | Portland OR – Bellingham WA) children’s author / illustrator

Cynthia [Cindy] Heller Adams (24 apr 1930 – New York NY) memoirist, biographer, gossip columnist, Christian Scientist

Dorothy Goldstein Uhnak (24 apr 1930 – 08 jul 2006 | New York NY – Greenport NY) novelist, NYC Transit Police detective

Nancy Bogen (24 apr 1932 – Brooklyn NY) author-scholar, digital artist, mixed media producer

Patricia Crum Bosworth (24 apr 1933 – Oakland CA) editor, journalist, biographer

Shirley MacLaine Beaty (24 apr 1934 – Richmond VA) author, activist, singer, dancer, actress

Leah Rawls Atkins (24 apr 1935 – Birmingham AL) author, Alabama historian / biographer, former water skiing champion

Jill Ireland (24 apr 1936 – 18 may 1990 | London UK – Malibu CA) actress, autobiographical author, spokesperson for American Cancer Society

Sue Taylor Grafton (24 apr 1940 – Louisville KY) mystery novelist,  screenwriter

Barbra Joan Streisand (24 apr 1942 – Brooklyn NY) writer, director, film producer, singer-songwriter

Jan Groover (24 apr 1943 – 01 jan 2012 | Plainfield NJ – Montpon-Ménestérol, France) artistic photographer

Maureen Scott Harris (24 apr 1943 – Prince Rupert, British Columbia) poet, essayist

Lurma M. Rackley (24 apr 1949 – Orangeburg SC) author, journalist, publicist

Chantal St-Cyr Hébert (24 apr 1954 – Ottawa, Ontario) columnist, journalist, political commentator

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