05 may 30

Zilpah Polly Grant Banister (30 may 1794 – 03 dec 1874 | Norfolk CT – Newburyport MA) educator, pamphleteer, women’s seminary founder

Katrina Trask (30 may 1853 – 08 jan 1922 | Brooklyn NY – Saratoga Springs NY) poet, memoirist, playwright, philanthropist, co-founder of Yaddo artists’ retreat, aka Kate Nicholes Trask

Josephine Preston Peabody (30 may 1874 – 04 dec 1922 | New York NY – Cambridge MA) poet, dramatist

Mary Elizabeth Pruett Farrington (30 may 1898 – 21 jul 1984 | Tokyo, Japan – Honolulu HI) stateswoman, newspaper director / president / publisher

Cornelia Otis Skinner (30 may 1899 – 09 jul 1979 | Chicago IL – New York NY) actress, novelist, essayist, playwright, screenwriter

Pearl Mae Bartruff (30 may 1904 – 27 aug 1998 | Bellingham WA – Olympia WA) comics artist

Z. Vanessa Helder (30 may 1904 – 01 may 1968 | Lynden WA – Los Angeles CA) watercolorist, Precisionist painter

María Teresa Babín Cortés (30 may 1910 – 19 dec 1989 | Ponce, Puerto Rico – San Juan, Puerto Rico) poet, playwright, educator, essayist, literary critic

Millicent Ellis Selsam (30 may 1912 – 12 oct 1996 | New York NY – New York NY) children’s author [obituary]

Madeline Lee Gilford (30 may 1923 – 15 apr 2008 | Bronx NY – New York NY) actress, memoirist, social activist, casting director, theater producer

Marilyn Hagerty (30 may 1926 – Grand Forks ND) author, newspaper columnist, restaurant reviewer

Nettie Mayersohn (30 may 1926 – New York NY) NY State politician, community activist

Erika Ostrovsky (30 may 1926 – Vienna, Austria) author, scholar, biographer

Sonia Pressman Fuentes (30 may 1928 – Berlin, Germany) author, speaker, attorney, memoirist, feminist leader

Audrey Flack (30 may 1931 – New York NY) painter, sculptor, photorealist pioneer

Pauline Oliveros (30 may 1932 – Houston TX) author, teacher, composer, memoirist, accordionist, electronic music pioneer

Jill Schary Robinson (30 may 1936 – Los Angeles CA) teacher, novelist, memoirist, essayist

Meredith MacRae (30 may 1944 – 14 jul 2000 | Houston TX – Manhattan Beach CA) actress, producer, social activist, tv host / personality

Candace Lynn [Candy] Lightner (30 may 1946 – California US) author, speaker, social activist, organizer / founding president of MADD [Mothers Against Drunk Driving]

Cherie Elizabeth Untermeyer Carter-Scott (30 may 1949 – Long Branch NJ) author, life coach, lecturer, consultant, teacher / trainer, curriculum designer

Barbara Cottman Becnel (30 may 1950 – United States) author, journalist, social activist, film producer

Johanna Drucker (30 may 1952 – Philadelphia PA) author, scholar, book artist, visual theorist, cultural critic

Sela Ann Ward (30 may 1956 – Meridian MS) author, actress, producer, spokesperson, storyboard artist

Ann Hampton Callaway (30 may 1958 – Chicago IL) singer, actress, pianist, lyricist, composer

Sal Randolph (30 may 1959 – New York NY) artist, theorist, cultural arts activist

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