07 jul 01

Annis Boudinot Stockton (01 jul 1736 – 06 feb 1801 | Darby PA – Fieldsboro NJ) poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, political activist, aka Duchess of Morven, one of first women published in the Thirteen Colonies, sole female member of secret pro-revolutionary American Whig Society

Florence Van Leer Earle Nicholson Coates (01 jul 1850 – 06 apr 1927 | Philadelphia PA – Philadelphia PA) poet, twice president of Browning Society, Contemporary Club of Philadelphia founder

Alice Barber Stephens (01 jul 1858 – 13 jul 1932 | Salem NJ – Rose Valley PA) painter, engraver, illustrator

Emma Marian Otis Chandler (01 jul 1866 – 09 sep 1952 | Marietta OH – San Marino CA) newspaper director, philanthropist

Susan Keating Glaspell (01 jul 1876 – 27 jul 1948 Davenport IA – Provincetown MA) poet, novelist, actress, director, biographer, Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright

Lucy Somerville Howorth (01 jul 1895 – 24 aug 1997 | Greenville MS – Cleveland MS) lawyer, editor, feminist, politician, public speaker, civil rights activist,

Irna Phillips (01 jul 1901 – 22 dec 1973 | Chicago IL – Chicago IL) story editor, tv / radio scriptwriter

Mary Steichen Calderone (01 jul 1904 – 24 oct 1998 | Paris, France – Kennett Square PA) author, physician, public health advocate for sexual education, co-founder / president of SIECUS (Sex Information and Education Council of the United States)

Estee Lauder (01 jul 1908 – 24 apr 2004 | Corona NY – New York NY) author, memoirist, businesswoman, cosmetics magnate

Juanita Redmond Hipps (01 jul 1912 – 25 feb 1979 | South Carolina US – Saint Petersburg FL) author, memoirist, US Army officer, WWII Army nurse

Ruth Seid (01 jul 1913 – 04 apr 1995 | Brooklyn NY – Jenkintown PA) novelist, aka Jo Sinclair

Jean Stafford (01 jul 1915 – 26 mar 1979 | Covina CA – White Plains NY) novelist, short story writer, short fiction Pulitzer Prize laureate

Olivia de Havilland (01 jul 1916 – Tokyo, Japan) actress, author, memoirist

Barbara McMahon (01 jul 19?? – Virginia US) romance novelist

Marilyn Ailene Hickey (01 jul 1931 – Overland Park KS) author, Christian minister / televangelist

Ann Atwater (01 jul 1935 – 20 jun 2016 | Hallsboro NC – Durham NC) civil rights activist, aka Roughhouse Annie, anti-poverty Operation Breakthrough member

Diane Silvers Ravitch (01 jul 1938 – Houston TX) author, research professor, policy analyst, educational historian, former US Assistant Secretary of Education

Karen Blanche Ziegler Black (01 jul 1939 – 08 aug 2013 | Park Ridge IL – Santa Monica CA) singer, actress, producer, composer, screenwriter

Emily Arnold McCully (01 jul 1939 – Galesburg IL) children’s book author / illustrator

Sally Sterling Quinn (01 jul 1941 – Savannah GA) author,  journalist, religion blogger

Twyla Tharp (01 jul 1941 – Portland IN) dancer, choreographer, nonfiction / autobiographical author

Susham Bedi (01 jul 1945 – Firozpur, India) Indian-American poet, author, novelist, short story writer, Hindi professor

Rosalie Silberman Abella (01 jul 1946 – Stuttgart, Germany) jurist, author, classical pianist, first Jewish woman to sit on Canadian Supreme Court

Anne Feeney (01 jul 1951 – Charleroi PA) attorney, folk musician, singer-songwriter, labor / political / community activist, only female ever elected president of Pittsburgh Musician’s Union

Harryette Mullen (01 jul 1953 –Florence AL ) poet, literary scholar, short story writer

Lisa Scottoline (01 jul 1955 – Philadelphia PA) lawyer, columnist, legal thriller novelist

Lisa Suzanne Blount (01 jul 1957 – 27 oct 2010 | Fayetteville AR – Little Rock AR) actress, producer

Marilyn Denis (01 jul 1958 – Edmonton, Alberta) tv / radio show host / personality

Anne Garefino (01 jul 1959 – Lambertville NJ) tv / film / South Park producer

Anne Smith (01 jul 1959 – Dallas TX) author, former tennis champion, educational psychologist

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