07 jul 05

Hannah Clark Johnston Bailey (05 jul 1839 – 23 oct 1923 | Cornwall-on-Hudson NY – Portland ME) writer, lecturer, publisher, peace activist, pamphleteer, National Council of Women treasurer, Maine Women’s Suffrage Association president

Frances Christine Tiernan (05 jul 1846 – 24 mar 1920 | Salisbury NC – Salisbury NC) author, novelist, aka Christian Reid

Mary Augusta Jordan (05 jul 1855 – 14 apr 1941 | Ironton OH – New Haven CT) author, lecturer, librarian, professor

Marjorie Stinson (05 jul 1895 – 15 apr 1975 | Fort Payne AL – Washington DC) aviation pioneer, aeronautical draftswoman, ninth female licensed US pilot, aviation training school co-owner / instructor, aka The Flying Schoolmarm

Ruth Seufert (05 jul 1897 – 25 jan 1975 | Bonner Springs KS – Kansas City KS) Swedish-American classical pianist, concert management company founder / owner / executive

Anna Arnold Hedgeman (05 jul 1899 – 17 jan 1990 | Marshalltown IA – Harlem NY) African-American author, educator, politician, civil rights leader

Mitsuye Yasutake Yamada (05 jul 1923 – Fukuoka, Japan) poet, editor, activist, feminist, essayist, story writer, former professor

Naomi Cornelia Long Madgett (05 jul 1923 – Norfolk VA) African-American poet, poetry editor

Katherine Marie Helmond (05 jul 1929 – Galveston TX) Zen, director, tv / film / theater actress

Jeanne Hamilton Watson (05 jul 1929 – 02 sep 2015 | Oakland CA – San Francisco CA) author, historian, biographer, museum curator, docent training innovator, nature trail preservationist

Carmen Alardín (05 jul 1933 – 10 may 2014 | Tampico, Mexico – Mexico City, Mexico) poet, German literature scholar

Lisa Janti (05 jul 1933 – Warsaw, Poland) author, actress, Bahá’í Faith convert, aka Lisa Montell, social / religious activist, born Irena Ludmilla Vladimirovna Augustinovich

Lura Lynn Lowe Ryan (05 jul 1934 – 27 jun 2011 | Aroma Park IL – Kankakee IL) social activist, nonfiction co-author, former First Lady of Illinois

Louise Shaffer (05 jul 1942 – Woodbridge CT) author, actress, scriptwriter, coloratura soprano

Paula Wynne Stephens Lambert (05 jul 1943 – Santa Maria CA) cheesemaker, cookbook author, cooking teacher

Julie Nixon Eisenhower (05 jul 1948 – Washington DC) editor, author, political figure

Jing Wang (05 jul 1950 – unknown) Chinese-American editor, author, Creative Commons activist, founder / organizer of MIT’s New Media Action Lab,  professor of Chinese media and cultural studies

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