10 oct 13

Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley (13 oct 1744 – 22 jan 1832 | Trenton, Colony of New Jersey – Carlisle PA) folk figure, aka Molly Pitcher, American Revolutionary War heroine

Lillie Langtry (13 oct 1853 – 12 feb 1929 | Jersey UK – Monaco, France) British-American actress, mistress, vineyard owner, autobiographical author, thoroughbred race horse farm owner, stage production company founder / director, née Emilie Charlotte Le Breton

Eleanor Clarke Slagle (13 oct 1871 – 18 sep 1942 | Hobart NY – Philipse Manor NY) social worker, occupational therapy pioneer / leader / founder

Louise Closser Hale (13 oct 1872 – 26 jul 1933 | Springfield MA – Los Angeles CA) actress, novelist, playwright

Josephine Clara Goldmark (13 oct 1877 – 15 dec 1950 | Brooklyn NY – White Plains NY) legal writer / reformer / researcher

Edith Spurloch Sampson (13 oct 1897 – 08 oct 1979 | Pittsburgh PA – Chicago IL) judge, lawyer, speaker, social worker, legal writer, civil rights activist, first black American UN delegate

Elizabeth Ayer (13 oct 1897 – 04 aug 1987 | Thurston WA – Lacey WA) pioneering female architect

Jean Howard (13 oct 1910 – 20 mar 2000 | Longview TX – Beverly Hills CA) author, actress, photographer, née Ernestine Mahoney

Edith Anna Maslin Ronne (13 oct 1919 – 14 jun 2009 | Baltimore MD – Bethesda MD) explorer, aka Jackie, memoirist, first woman working member of Antarctica expedition, Antarctica’s First Lady

Elaine Hamilton O’Neal (13 oct 1920 – 15  mar 2010 | Catonsville MD – Woodstock MD) muralist, abstract painter

Etterlene Louise Abbney DeBarge-Rodriguez (13 oct 1935 – Royal Oak MI) memoirist, gospel singer, songwriter, famous family matriarch, aka Mama D

Elizabeth Furse (13 oct 1936 – Nairobi, Kenya) author, professor, peace activist, Peace Institute co-founder, vineyard co-operator / winemaker, former Oregon State Representative

Nancy Azara (13 oct 1939 – Brooklyn NY) author, sculptor, teacher, feminist artist

Laura Cunningham Wilson (13 oct 1939 – Massachusetts US) author, lecturer, photographer

Joan Retallack (13 oct 1941 – Manhattan NY) poet, critic, biographer, multi-disciplinary scholar

Charlotte Bunch (13 oct 1944 – West Jefferson NC) activist, author, journal founder, women’s / human rights movements organizer

Wendeen H. Eolis (13 oct 1944 – New York NY) author, legal consultant, social activist, female poker pioneer/champion

Ming C. Lowe (13 oct 1945 – Washington DC) author, large-scale painter, fine art photographer

Katherine Ciesinski (13 oct 1950 – Newark DE) mezzo-soprano, stage director, voice professor

Mollie Katzen (13 oct 1950 – Rochester NY) chef, artist, cookbook author, nutritional activist / lecturer

Mary Lambert (13 oct 1951 – Helena AR) film director

Beverly Johnson (13 oct 1952 – Buffalo NY) model, actress, author, businesswoman

Marie Osmund (13 oct 1959 – Ogden UT) singer, actress, screenwriter, doll designer, music family matriarch

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