03 mar 14 | women.born.today

Narcissa Prentiss Whitman (14 mar 1808 – 29 nov 1847 | Prattsburgh NY – Waiilatpu WA) diarist, letter correspondent, Whitman Massacre victim, missionary / mission founder, first white woman known to cross Rocky Mountains

Lucy Hobbs Taylor (14 mar 1833 – 03 oct 1910 | Constable NY – Lawrence KS) women’s rights activist, first graduated / licensed U.S. female dentist

Anna Caroline Maxwell (14 mar 1851 – 02 jan 1929 | US – New York NY) nurse, author, nurse educator, established Army Nursing Corps, aka The American Florence Nightingale

Olive Fremstad (14 mar 1871 – 21 apr 1951 | Stockholm, Sweden – Irvington NY) operatic diva soprano / mezzo-soprano, née Anna Olivia Rundquist, adopted by Minnesota family

Olivin [Olive] Malmberg Johnson (14 mar 1872 – 16 jun 1954 | Lund, Sweden – Malibu CA) socialist, political activist, Swedish-American, socialist newspaper editor

Isadore Gilbert Mudge (14 mar 1875 – 16 may 1957 | Brooklyn NY – Lutherville MD) editor, author, librarian, professor, bibliographer

Edna Woolman Chase (14 mar 1877 – 20 mar 1957  | Asbury Park NJ – Sarasota FL) fashion magazine editor

Lady Hazel Martyn Lavery (14 mar 1880 – 01 jan 1935 | Chicago IL – London UK) American-British artist, art teacher, artist’s model

Nancy Woodbridge [Sylvia] Beach (14 mar 1887 – 05 oct 1962 | Baltimore MD – Paris, France) bookseller, publisher, expatriate, memoirist, literary folk figure

Marguerite de Angeli (14 mar 1889 – 16 jun 1987 | Lapeer MI – Philadelphia PA) children’s book author / illustrator

Osa Helen Leighty Johnson (14 mar 1894 – 07 jan 1953 | Chanute KS – New York NY) explorer, lecturer, filmmaker, photographer,  travel writer / memoirist

Doris Eaton Travis (14 mar 1904 – 11 may 2010 | Norfolk VA – Commerce MI) dancer, rancher, memoirist, stage / film actress, dance instructor, last of the Ziegfeld Girls

Georgette Louise Meyer [Dickey] Chapelle (14 mar 1918 – 04 nov 1965 | Shorewood WI – Quang Ngai, Vietnam) photojournalist, first US woman reporter killed in any conflict, first female US war correspondent killed in Viet Nam War

Zoia Markovna Horn (14 mar 1918 – 12 jul 2014 | Odessa, Ukraine – Oakland CA) librarian, privacy rights activist, autobiographical author, ALA’s Intellectual Freedom Committee member

Ada Louise Landman Huxtable (14 mar 1921 – 07 jan 2013 | New York NY – New York NY) author, architecture critic

Diane Nemerov Arbus (14 mar 1923 – 26 jul 1971 | New York NY – New York NY) controversial portrait photographer

Janice [Jan] Wendell Bethany Crouch (14 mar 1938 – 31 may 2016 | New Brockton AL – Orlando FL) religious broadcaster, co-founded Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), Holy Land Experience theme park founder / manager

Jennifer Bartlett (14 mar 1941 – Long Beach CA) abstract / representational artist

Martha Fuller Clark (14 mar 1942 – York ME) state politician, community activist, architectural historian

Christina Vella (14 mar 1942 – 22 mar 2017 | New Orleans LA – New Orleans LA) author, historian, biographer, professor

Malka Drucker (14 mar 1945 – US) rabbi, editor, author, lesbian, LGBT rights advocate

Diana G. Gallagher (14 mar 1946 – Paterson NJ) children / young adult novelist

Lynn Collins Emanuel (14 mar 1949 – Mt Kisco NY) poet, professor

Marjorie [Marge] Ostroushko (14 mar 1951 – New York US) public radio producer

Melissa Maxine Skelton (14 mar 1951 – Alabama US) religious curriculum developer, founded College for Congregational Development, Bishop of Anglican Church of Canada

Christina Vella (14 mar 1952 – Louisiana US) historian, nonfiction author, adjunct professor

Tamara Tunie Bouquett (14 mar 1959 – McKeesport PA) tv-film-stage actress, director, producer

Denise Leese Davida Eger (14 mar 1960 – Pittsburgh PA) reformed rabbi, Central Conference of American Rabbis first openly gay president

Heidi Hammel (14 mar 1960 – California US) planetary astronomer, Uranus and Neptune research specialist

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