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Lilian Jeannette Rice (12 jun 1889 – 22 dec 1938 | National City CA – Rancho Santa Fe CA) pioneering female eco-conscious architect

Lela Campbell Murray (12 jun 1890 – 18 mar 1949 | Kentucky US – San Bernardino CA) social / civil rights activist, African-American dude ranch co-owner / manager

Djuna Barnes (12 jun 1892 – 18 jun 1982 | Cornwall-on-Hudson NY – New York NY) poet, writer, journalist, illustrator

Viola Blanche Evans Dean (12 jun 1892 – 31 may 1974 | Clay County AL – Goodwater AL) teacher, author, naturalist, illustrator, conservationist

Anni Albers (12 jun 1899 – 09 may 1994 | Berlin, German Empire – Orange CT) author, weaver, Bauhaus graduate, printmaker, mixed media artist, German-American textile artist, born Annelise Elsa Frieda Fleischmann, founded Josef and Anni Albers Foundation

Mary-Louise Fitkin Hooper (12 jun 1907 – 14 aug 1987 | Swampscott MA – Klamath Falls OR)  writer, editor, heiress, civil rights / anti-apartheid activist

Shirley Ulmer (12 jun 1914 – 06 jul 2000 | New York NY – Los Angeles CA) author, screenwriter, aka Sherle Castle

Uta Thyra Hagen (12 jun 1919 – 14 jan 2004 | Göttingen, Germany – New York NY) author, stage actress, drama teacher

Anne Noggle (12 jun 1922 – 16 aug 2005 | Evanston IL – Albuquerque NM) aviator, author, biographer, photographer

Susan Fenimore Cooper Weil (12 jun 1922 – 20 apr 2013 | New York NY – Cooperstown NY) artist, skier, animal activist

Adele Carolyn Morales Mailer (12 jun 1925 – 22 nov 2015 | New York NY – New York NY) painter, memoirist

Anna P. Baker (12 jun 1928 – 28 feb 1985 | London, Ontario – Kingston, Canada) visual artist / teacher

Mary J. LeMessurier (12 jun 1929 – Montreal, Quebec) social activist, former provincial politician

Barbara Clementine Harris (12 jun 1930 – Philadelphia PA) civil rights activist, first ordained female Anglican Communion bishop, executive director Episcopal Church Publishing Company

Joan Gilbert Peyser  (12 jun 1930 – 24 apr 2011 | New York NY – New York NY) author, biographer, musicologist

María Cordero Hardy (12 jun 1932 – San Juan, Puerto Rico) aka Mary Hardy, scientist, educator, physiologist, vitamin E researcher

Shirley McKage (12 jun 1935 – Nampa ID) Idaho State politician, former columnist, business owner

Helen Lester (12 jun 1936 – Evanston IL) children’s author

Rosalyn [Ros] Fraad Baxandall (12 jun 1939 – 13 oct 2015 | New York NY – New York NY) author, feminist, women’s activism historian

Brenda Hosbrook Carlin (12 jun 1939 – 11 may 1997 | Dayton OH – Los Angeles CA) writer, actress, comedic consultant

Louisette Dussault (12 jun 1940 – Thetford Mines, Quebec) actor, writer, feminist, performance artist

Susan Engberg (12 jun 1940 – Dubuque IA) novelist, short fiction author

Gillian Catherine Gill (12 jun 1942 – Cardiff, Wales) author, academic, biographer, Welsh-American

Margaret H. Lippert (12 jun 1942 – Philadelphia PA) author, folklorist, storyteller

Susan Margaret Watkins (12 jun 1943 – Jacksonville FL) author, professor emerita, founded academic field of functional apparel design

Sonia Manzano (12 jun 1950 – New York NY) actress, tv writer, children’s book author

Marilee Jones (12 jun 1951 – United States) author, forged academic record, former dean of MIT admissions

Lindsay Barrett George (12 jun 1952 – Dominican Republic) children’s author, illustrator

Tess Gerritsen (12 jun 1953 – San Diego CA) author, mystery novelist, former physician

Sara Suleri Goodyear (12 jun 1953 – Karachi, Pakistan) author, professor emerita, founding editor Yale Journal of Criticism

Chera Hoye [Ella Joyce] (12 jun 1954 – Chicago IL) author, actress, acting coach / consultant

Magee Hickey (12 jun 1955 – Brooklyn NY) broadcast journalist, tv news anchor / reporter

Geri Allen (12 jun 1957 – Pontiac MI) composer, educator, producer, jazz musician

Angela Ahrendts-Couch (12 jun 1960 – New Palestine IN) author, businesswoman

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