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Mary Baker Eddy (16 jul 1821 – 03 dec 1910 | Bow NH – Newton MA) poet, author, spiritual leader, First Church of Christ, Scientist founder

Abby Howland Woolsey (16 jul 1828 – 07 apr 1893 | Alexandria VA – New  York NY) author, Civil War Union nurse, nursing educator, American relief worker

Marietta Holley (16 jul 1836 – 01 mar 1926 | Jefferson County NY – Jefferson County NY ) poet, author, satirist, humorist

Clara Shortridfe Foltz (16 jul 1849 – 02 sep 1934 | Lafayette IN – Los Angeles CA) lawyer, journalist, suffragist, public lecturer, women’s rights legislative activist

Mildred Lewis Rutherford (16 jul 1851 – 15 aug 1928 | Athens GA – Athens GA) orator, author, educator, historian, aka Miss Millie, pro-slavery / anti-suffrage activist, headed Lucy Cobb Institute, historian general of United Daughters of Confederacy, first female speech in US Congressional Record

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (16 jul 1862 – 25 mar 1931 | Holly Springs MS – Chicago IL) journalist, suffragist, sociologist, newspaper editor, NAACP co-founder, early civil rights movement leader

Kathleen Thompson Norris (16 1862 – 18 jan 1966 | San Francisco CA – San Francisco CA) novelist, journalist, playwright, short story writer

Agnes Weinrich (16 jul 1873 – 17 apr 1946 | Des Moines IA – Provincetown MA) artist, pioneer cubist / modernist painter and printmaker

Millicent Veronica Willson Hearst (16 jul 1882 – 05 dec 1974 | New York NY – New York NY) philanthropist, mother-child health and welfare activist

Frances Rappaport Horwich (16 jul 1907 – 22 jul 2001 | Ottawa OH – Scottsdale AZ)  educator, tv show host, tv executive, aka Miss Frances

Ruth Martin Jefford (16 jul 1914 – 09 jan 2007 | Des Moines IA – Anchorage AK) violinist, air taxi pilot, Anchorage Symphony Orchestra co-founder / concertmaster, first female licensed flight instructor at Merrill Field AK

Mari Evans (16 jul 1923 – Toledo OH) African-American poet, editor, playwright, short story writer, children’s fiction author

Blossom Iris Crawford Hawkins Keeble (16 jul 1926 – 03 jul 2007 | Lake Traverse Reservation SD – Veblen SD) teacher, education professor, aka Wahcawin [Flower Woman], Lakota language preservationist, Bureau of Indian Affairs Agency Superintendent of Education

Amanda Crowe (16 jul 1928 – 28 sep 2004 | Qualla Boundary NC – Cherokee NC) Eastern Band Cherokee artist, educator, woodcarver

Sheri Stewart Tepper (16 jul 1929 – Littleton CO) ecofeminist sci-fi / horror / mystery novelist, pen names: A. J. Orde, E. E. Horlak, B. J. Oliphant, Sheri S. Eberhart

Lynn Sakowitz Wyatt (16 jul 1935 – Houston TX) heiress, socialite, philanthropist, patron of arts, taekwondo black belt, preventive health and wellness advocate

Cynthia Holden Enloe (16 jul 1938 – New York NY) feminist editor, writer, co-author, professor

Linda Salzman Sagan (16 jul 1940 – New York NY) artist, author, screenwriter, play director

Susan M. Campbell (16 jul 1941 – Sebastopol CA) self-help author, relationship coach, seminar leader

Patricia Churchland (16 jul 1943 – Oliver, British Columbia) Canadian-American editor, author, co-author, neuro-philosopher

Ruth E. Ryon (16 jul 1944 – 28 mar 2014 | Portland OR – Redondo Beach CA) celebrity real estate columnist, celebrity real estate journalism genre creator [obituary]

Royce Pauline Herron (16 jul 1948 – Los Angeles CA) actress, arts educator

Deirdre O’Donoghue (16 jul 1948 – 21 jan 2001 | New York NY – Santa Monica CA) disc jockey, radio show host

Kathryn [Kathy] Bushkin Calvin (16 jul 1949 – Fort Wayne IN) politician, journalist, philanthropist, CEO / President UN Foundation

Cyndy Truhan Garvey (16 jul 1949 – Detroit MI) memoirist, tv personality

Maryanne Ellison Simmons (16 jul 1949 – Ann Arbor MI) artist, writer, publisher, printmaker, magazine founder

Candice DeLong (16 jul 1950 – United States) author, tv host, criminal profiler, film consultant

Linda Smith (16 jul 1950 – La Junta CO) author, former politician, founded Shared Hope International, anti-child sex trafficking activist

Esther Mona Friesner-Stutzman (16 jul 1951 – New York NY) poet, short story writer, sci-fi / fantasy author

Susan Wheeler (16 jul 1955 – Pittsburgh PA) poet, educator, Director of Creative Writing at Princeton

Regina A. Harris Baiocchi (16 jul 1956 – Chicago IL) poet, musician, composer, music educator, short fiction writer

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