10 oct 26

Elizabeth Payson Prentiss (26 oct 1818 – 13 aug 1878 | Portland ME – Dorset VT) author, hymnist, educator, memoirist

Tennessee Celeste Claflin (26 oct 1844 – 18 jan 1923 | Homer OH – London UK) writer, banker, broker, publisher, suffragist, women’s rights activist / advocate

Abigail Greene Aldrich Rockefeller (26 oct 1874 – 05 apr 1948 | Providence RI – New York NY) socialite, philanthropist, art collector, patron of arts, museum founder / funder

Margaret Loyd Jarman [Marney] Hagood (26 oct 1907 – 13 aug 1963 | Newton County GA – San Diego CA) author, sociologist, demographer

Mahalia Jackson (26 oct 1911 – 27 jan 1972 | New Orleans LA – Evergreen Park IL) singer, performer, beautician, entrepreneur, aka Queen of Gospel, autobiographical author

Sarah Lee Lippincott Zimmerman (26 oct 1920 – Philadelphia PA) author, astronomer, astrometry pioneer / researcher

Juli Lynne Charlot (26 oct 1922 – Bronx NY) singer, actress, fashion designer, poodle skirt creator, née Shirley Ann Agin

Phyllis Davidoff Rose (26 oct 1942 – United States) educator, essayist, biographer, literary critic

Diana Alstad (26 oct 1944 – United States) feminist, nonfiction author

Jaclyn Smith (26 oct 1945 – Houston TX) actress, fashion designer, businesswoman, née Jacquelyn Ellen Smith

Hillary Rodham Clinton (26 oct 1947 – Chicago IL) author, feminist, politician

Barbara Henning (26 oct 1948 – Detroit MI) poet, novelist, fiction writer

Jennifer Roberson (26 oct 1953 – Kansas City MO) fantasy / historical novelist

Christine Brewer (26 oct 1955 – Grand Tower IL) operatic soprano

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