05 may 11 | women.born.today

Letitia Tyler Semple (11 may 1821 – 28 dec 1907 | Cedar Grove Plantation VA – Baltimore MD) founder / principal Eclectic Institute for Young Women, White House hostess for father President John Tyler

Caroline Clement [Carroll] Watson Rankin (11 may 1864 – 13 aug 1945 | Marquette MI – Marquette MI) reporter, novelist, short story writer

Harriet Quimby (11 may 1875 – 01 jul 1912 | Arcadia MI – Quincy MA) aviator, journalist, drama critic, screenwriter

Alma Gluck-Zimbalist (11 may 1884 – 27 oct 1938 | Iasi, Romania – Manhattan NY) editor, operatic soprano, née Reba Feinsohn

Martha Graham (11 may 1894 – 01 apr 1991 | Allegheny PA – New York NY) dancer, choreographer, autobiographical author, aka The Dancer of the Century

Mari Susette Sandoz (11 may 1896 – 10 mar 1966 | Hay Springs NE – New York NY) novelist, teacher, lecturer, biographer

Gladys Rockmore Davis (11 may 1901 – 16 feb 1967 | New York NY – New York NY) fine arts painter, commercial artist

Edna Ernestine Kramer Lassar (11 may 1902 – 09 jul 1984 | Manhattan NY – Manhattan NY) author, mathematician

Berthe Marie Marti (11 may 1904 – 04 jun 1995 | Vevey, Switzerland – Chapel Hill NC) author, Latin scholar / professor

Catherine Krause Bauer Wurster (11 may 1905 – 21 nov 1964 | Elizabeth NJ – Mount Tamalpais CA) author, low-income housing activist

Jacqueline Cochran (11 may 1906 – 09 aug 1980 | Pensacola FL – Indio CA) aviator, spokesperson, businesswoman, women’s military activist, autobiographical author

Ethel Berenice Weed (11 may 1906 – 06 jun 1975 | Syracuse NY – Fairfield CT) suffrage / women’s rights activist in post-WWII Japan, Women’s Army Corps (WAC) Information Officer

Jeanne Behrend (11 may 1911 – 20 mar 1988 | Philadelphia PA – Philadelphia PA) pianist, composer, music educator

Dorothy Warenskjold (11 may 1921 – 27 dec 2010 | San Leandro CA – Lenaxa KS) operatic lyric soprano

Saralyn Ruth Daly (11 may 1924 – Huntington WV) writer, professor, translator

Zilpha Keatley Snyder (11 may 1927 – 07 oct 2014 | Lemoore CA – San Francisco CA) serial children’s / young adult novelist

Roberta Kalechofsky (11 may 1931 – Brooklyn NY) author, feminist, animal rights activist, Micah Books publisher, Jewish vegetarian advocate, Jews for Animal Rights founder

Ursula Levy (11 may 1935 – Osnabrück, Germany) author, biographer, school nurse, child psychologist, Holocaust survivor

Carla Borg Bley (11 may 1936 – Oakland CA) jazz pianist, organist, composer, bandleader

Gwen Davis (11 may 1936 – Pittsburgh PA) poet, blogger, novelist, journalist, playwright, songwriter, screenwriter

Judy Hayden Farrell (11 may 1938 – Quapaw OK) teacher, actress, scriptwriter

Pepper Schwartz (11 may 1945 – US) author, sexologist, sociologist, columnist, AARP Love & Relationship Expert & Ambassador

Marjorie Shostack (11 may 1945 – 06 oct 1996 | Brooklyn NY – Atlanta GA) author, anthropologist, African !Kung women’s lives expert researcher

Linda Sue Evans (11 may 1947 – Fort Dodge IA) author, radical leftist, lesbian / women inmate activist, aka Rebecca Ann Morgan, Christine Johnson, and Louise Robinett

Kathe Sandler (11 may 1959 – Mexico City, Mexico) director, documentary filmmaker, women / gender studies doctoral candidate

Charlotte Anne Laws (11 may 1960 – Atlanta GA) author, talk show host, aka Missy Laws, community activist, animal rights advocate, anti-revenge porn activist

Elizabeth [Liz] Swaine Culp (11 may 1960 – Chipley FL) broadcast journalist, public relations consultant

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