04 apr 16 | women.born.today

Sarah Ann Major Harris Fayerweather (16 apr 1812 – 16 nov 1878 | Norwich CT – Kingston RI) African-American activist, abolitionist, school integrationist

Ida Elizabeth Smith Noyes (16 apr 1853 – 05 dec 1912 | Croton DE – Chicago IL) poet, speaker, clubwoman, Daughters of the American Revolution member

Grace Livingston Hill (16 apr 1865 – 01 jan 1947 | Wellsville NY – Swarthmore PA) aka Marcia Macdonald, Christian novelist / short story writer

Alice Corbin Henderson (16 apr 1881 – 18 jul 1949 | St Louis MO – Santa Fe NM) poet, author, museum curator, poetry journal editor

Gertrude Chandler Warner (16 apr 1890 – 29 aug 1979 | Putnam CT – Putnam CT) serial children’s novelist, authored the Box Car Children

Dorothy Pulis Lathrop (16 apr 1891 – 30 dec 1980 | Albany NY – Falls Church CT) artist, author, printmaker, children’s book writer / illustrator

Elswyth Thane Ricker Beebee (16 apr 1900 – 31 jul 1984 | Burlington IA – Wilmington VT) journalist, screenwriter, scarf collector, historical romance novelist

Mary Alice Fontenot (16 apr 1910 – 12 may 2003 | Eunice LA – Lafayette LA) Cajun French / English children’s book author

Ruth Hale Oliver (16 apr 1910 – 03 oct 1988 | Philadelphia PA – Burbank CA) author, astrologer, astrology teacher

Carol Brice (16 apr 1918 – 14 feb 1985 | Sedalia NC – Norman OK) operatic contralto

Doris McLemore (16 apr 1927 – Andarko OK) Wichita language speaker / preservationist

Vivian Dorraine Liberto Distin (16 apr 1934 – 24 may 2005 | San Antonio TX – Ventura CA) painter, crafts artist, memoirist / autobiographical author

Joan Snyder (16 apr 1940 – Highland Park NJ) painter

Frances Esther Ruley Karttunen (16 apr 1942 – US) poet, author, academic, linguistic historian

Karen Ingenthron Lewis (16 apr 1945 – Philadelphia PA) author, actress, radio commentator

Margot Adler (16 apr 1946 – 28 jul 2014 | Little Rock AR – New York NY) author, Wiccan, lecturer, journalist, public radio correspondent

Laurel Mellin (16 apr 1949 – Marin CA) nonfiction / self-help author

Joline Godfrey (16 apr 1950 – unknown) author,  financial fitness educator / innovator

Amy Arbus (16 apr 1954 – New York NY) author, teacher, publisher, photographer

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