05 may 26

Ann Hall (26 may 1792 – 11 dec 1863 | Pomfret CT – New York NY) miniature portrait painter

Mary Andrews Denison (26 may 1826 – 15 oct 1911 | Cambridge MA – Cambridge MA) editor, novelist, playwright, aka Clara Vance, Civil War nurse, short story writer

Edna Brady Cornwell (26 may 1868 – 01 dec 1958 | Romney WV – Romney WV) newspaper publisher, West Virginia State First Lady

Peggy Hopkins Joyce (26 may 1893 – 12 jun 1957 | Berkeley VA – New York NY) dancer, actress, folk figure, artist model, autobiographical author

Norma Talmadge (26 may 1894 – 24 dec 1957 | Jersey City NJ – Las Vegas NV) silent film actress / producer

Dorothea Lange (26 may 1895 – 11 oct 1965 | Hoboken NJ – San Francisco CA) photographer, photojournalist

Gwendolyn Knight (26 may 1914 – 18 feb 2005 | Bridgetown, Barbados – Seattle WA) painter, artists’ rights activist

Helen Kanahele (26 may  1916 – 1976 | Hawaii US – Hawaii US) author, labor organizer, death penalty opponent

Peggy Lee (26 may 1920 – 21 jan 2002 | Jamestown ND – Bel Air CA) singer, actress, composer, songwriter, née Norma Egstrom, autobiographical author

Thelma Hill (26 may 1924 – 1977 | New York NY – New York NY) dancer, educator, dance teacher, choreographer, New York Negro Ballet Company co-founder

Phyllis Gotlieb (26 may 1926 – 14 jun 2009 | Toronto, Ontario – Toronto, Canada) poet, sci-fi novelist, aka Mother of Canadian Science Fiction

Deborah Evelyn Sussman (26 may 1931 – 19 aug 2014 | Brooklyn NY – Los Angeles CA) designer, pioneer environmental graphic design artist

Teresa Stratas (26 may 1938 – Toronto, Ontario) Greek-Canadian operatic soprano, humanitarian activist

Emily C. Hewitt (26 may 1944 – Baltimore MD) judge, author, co-author, hiker, long distance walker

Linda Morand (26 may 1946 – Lindenhurst NY) fashion archivist, internet journalist / biographer

Carol O’Connell (26 may 1947 – New York NY) novelist, serial crime fiction author

Dayle Haddon (26 may 1948 – Montréal, Quebec) model, author, actress, wellness contributor, WomenOne non-profit founder

Stephanie Lynn [Stevie] Nicks (26 may 1948 – Phoenix AZ) musician, singer-songwriter, autobiographical author

Arlene Klasky (26 may 1949 – Omaha NE) animator, graphic designer, tv producer, animation activist

Jane Fulton Alt (26 may 1951 – Chicago IL) love / loss / spirituality photographer

Sally Ride (26 may 1951 – 23 jul 2012 | Los Angeles CA – La Jolla CA) astrophysicist, non-fiction author, children’s book writer, first American female astronaut

Deborah Nadoolman Landis (26 may 1953 – New York NY) film / theater costume designer

Lisa Niemi Swayze (26 may 1956 – Houston TX) writer, dancer, actress, director

Jeanne Cavelos (26 may 1960 – Summit NJ) writer, editor, astrophysicist, Odyssey Writing Workshop founder

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