04 apr 15 | women.born.today

Catherine Carney Sager Pringle (15 apr 1835 – 08 aug 1910 | Union County OH – Spokane WA) diarist, pioneer, memoirist, survivor

Arabella H. Tucker (15 apr 1857 – 12 jun 1936 | North Brookfield MA – Auburn MA) author, botanist, educator, suffragist, clubwoman

Milicent Washburn Shinn (15 apr 1858 – 14 aug 1940 | Niles CA – Alameda County CA) author, literary editor, child psychologist, early childhood development expert

Emily James Smith Putnam (15 apr 1865 – 07 sep 1944 | Canandaigua NY – Kingston, Jamaica) author, women’s educator

Mina Hubbard (15 apr 1870 – 04 may 1956 | Hamilton Township, Ontario – London UK) author, explorer, cartographer, public speaker

May Edward Chinn (15 apr 1896 – 01 dec 1980 | Great Barrington MA – New York NY) physician, first African-American female graduate Bellevue Hospital Medical College and intern Harlem Hospital

Ardyth Kennelly (15 apr 1912 – 19 jan 2005 | Glenada OR – Vancouver, British Columbia) romance novelist, mixed media artist

Betty Emmy Lou Packard (15 apr 1914 – 22 feb 1998 | El Centro CA – San Francisco CA) artist, painter, muralist, printmaker

Caroline Bird Mahoney (15 apr 1915 – 11 jan 2011 | New York NY – Nashville TN) feminist, journalist, nonfiction author

Elizabeth Catlett (15 apr 1915 – 02 apr 2012 | Washington DC – Cuernavaca, Mexico) sculptor, printmaker, graphic artist

Helene Hanff (15 apr 1916 – 09 apr 1997 | Philadelphia PA – New York NY) novelist, playwright, screenwriter, non-fiction author

Gertrude Ross Marks (15 apr 1916 – 07 jun 1994 | Chicago IL – Westwood CA) film producer, documentary filmmaker

Norma Merrick Sklarek (15 apr 1928 – 06 feb 2012 | Harlem NY – Pacific Palisades CA) architect, aka The Rosa Parks of Architecture, first US licensed African-American female architect / fellow of American Institute of Architects

Sally Miller Gearhart (15 par 1931 – Pearisburg VA) political activist, radical feminist, science fiction writer, women and gender study program pioneer

Bennie Lee Sinclair (15 apr 1939 – 22 may 2000 | Greenville SC – Greenville SC) poet, novelist, short story writer, South Carolina Poet Laureate (1986-2000)

Marian Zazeela (15 apr 1940 – Bronx NY) painter, designer, musician, light-artist

Patrizia von Brandenstein (15 apr 1943 – Phoenix AZ) production designer, first female Academy Award winner for production design

Marsha Hunt (15 apr 1946 – Philadelphia PA) editor, singer, activist, novelist, actress

Dawn Leslie Steel (15 apr 1946 – 20 dec 1997 | Bronx NY – Los Angeles CA) film producer, autobiographer

Linda Joyce Bloodworth-Thomason (15 apr 1947 – Poplar Bluff MO) screenwriter, film producer

Sharan Newman (15 apr 1949 – Ann Arbor MI) historian, historical novelist

Cecilia Alvarez (15 apr 1950 – San Diego CA) Chicana artist, muralist

Ponce Kiah Marchelle Heloise Cruse Evans (15 apr 1951 – Waco TX) columnist, lifestyle author / speaker

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