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Mary Edwards Bryan (18 may 1846 – 15 jun 1913 | Lloyd FL – Clarkston GA) poet, author, essayist, journalist

Gertrude Käsebier (18 may 1852 – 12 oct 1934 | Des Moines IA – New York NY) women’s photography advocate,  pioneering artistic / portrait / pictorial / photographer

Elisabeth Luther Cary (18 may 1867 – 13 jul 1936 | Brooklyn NY – Brooklyn NY) art critic, biographer, translator

Rachelle Slobodinsky Yarros (18 may 1869 – 17 mar 1946 | Kiev, Russia – Chicago IL) author, physician, reformer, women’s rights activist

Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee (18 may 1874 – 10 jan 1941 | Chatham, Canada – Winter Park FL) first female recipient of Navy Cross, pioneering US Navy Chief Nurse, one of The Sacred Twenty, i.e. first Navy nurse enlistees / graduates

Ivy May Bolton (18 may 1879 – 09 may 1961 | London, England – Peekskill NY) teacher,  religious sister, historical novelist

Jeanie MacPherson (18 may 1887 – 26 aug 1946 | Boston MA – Los Angeles CA) dancer, actress, screenwriter, founding member Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Irene Hunt  (18 may 1907 – 18 may 2001 | Pontiac IL – Savoy IL) teacher, novelist, memoirist

Dorothea Holt Redmond (18 may 1910 – 27 feb 2009 | Los Angeles CA – Hollywood Hills CA) architect, illustrator, production designer, first female motion picture art director / set designer

Catherine Dean May (18 may 1914 – 28 may 2004 | Yakima WA – Rancho Mirage CA) women’s editor, news broadcaster, radio writer / commentator, first female WA State Representative

Jane Carter Goodale (18 may 1926 – 05 nov 2008 | Boston MA – Bedford MA) author, anthropologist, professor, photographer

Janet Fish (18 may 1938 – Boston MA) still-life / realist painter

Mary Rogeness (18 may 1941 – Kansas City KS) writer, politician, MA State Representative

Susan Jane Berman (18 may 1945 – 23 dec 2000 | Minneapolis MN – Los Angeles CA) author, journalist, memoirist, murder victim

Diane English (18 may 1948 – Buffalo NY) producer, film director, screenwriter

Denny Dillon (18 may 1951 – Cleveland OH) actress, comedian, improv professor / Artist-in-Residence

Diane Duane (18 may 1952 – New York NY) sci-fi / fantasy author, short story writer, screenwriter

Lynne Talley (18 may 1954 – Schenectady NY) author, oceanographer

Lionel Margaret Ann Shriver (18 may 1957 – Gastonia NC) author, activist, journalist

Victoria Clarke (18 may 1959 – Pittsburgh PA) author, communications consultant

Debbie Dadey (18 may 1959 – Morganfield KY) teacher, librarian, children’s book author

Lauren Flanigan (18 may 1959 – San Francisco CA) operatic soprano

Sharon Que (18 may 1960 – Detroit MI) luthier, sculptor, visual artist

 

 

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