07 jul 16 | women.born.today

Mary Baker Eddy (16 Jul 1821 – 03 Dec 1910 | Bow NH – Chestnut Hill MA) poet, author, spiritual leader, founded First Church of Christ, Scientist (Christian Science Church)

Abby Howland Woolsey (16 Jul 1828 – 07 Apr 1893 | Alexandria VA – New  York NY) author, Civil War Union nurse, nursing educator, American relief worker

Marietta Holley (16 Jul 1836 – 01 Mar 1926 | Jefferson County NY – Jefferson County NY ) poet, author, satirist, humorist

Augusta Jane Chapin (16 Jul 1836 – 30 Jun 1905 | Lakeville NY – New York NY)

Clara Shortridfe Foltz (16 Jul 1849 – 02 Sep 1934 | Lafayette IN – Los Angeles CA) lawyer, journalist, suffragist, public lecturer, women’s rights legislative activist

Mildred Lewis Rutherford (16 Jul 1851 – 15 Aug 1928 | Athens GA – Athens GA) orator, author, educator, historian, aka Miss Millie, pro-slavery / anti-suffrage activist, headed Lucy Cobb Institute, historian general of United Daughters of Confederacy, first female speech in US Congressional Record

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (16 Jul 1862 – 25 Mar 1931 | Holly Springs MS – Chicago IL) journalist, suffragist, sociologist, newspaper editor, NAACP co-founder, early civil rights movement leader

Kathleen Thompson Norris (16 Jul 1862 – 18 Jan 1966 | San Francisco CA – San Francisco CA) novelist, journalist, playwright, short story writer

Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler (16 Jul 1863 – 20 Aug 1927 | Bielitz, Austrian Selisia – Chicago IL) Austrian-American classical pianist

Agnes Weinrich (16 Jul 1873 – 17 Apr 1946 | Des Moines IA – Provincetown MA) artist, pioneer cubist / modernist painter and printmaker

Kathleen Thompson Norris (16 Jul 1880 – 18 Jan 1966 | San Francisco CA – San Francisco CA) novelist, newspaper columnist, highest paid / most widely read female writer in US (1911 -1959)

Millicent Veronica Willson Hearst (16 Jul 1882 – 05 Dec 1974 | New York NY – New York NY) philanthropist, mother-child health and welfare activist

Eunice Roberta Hunton Carter (16 Jul 1899 – 25 Jan 1970 | Atlanta GA – New York NY) UN / civil / women’s rights activist, pioneering African-American female prosecutor, first black female to earn law degree from Fordham University

Irmgard Flügge-Lotz (16 Jul 1903 – 22 May 1974 | Hamelin, Germany – Stanford CA) German-American author, engineer, mathematician, aerodynamics specialist, first female engineering professor at Stanford University

Frances Rappaport Horwich (16 Jul 1907 – 22 Jul 2001 | Ottawa OH – Scottsdale AZ) aka Miss Frances, educator, television show host, television executive,

Ruth Martin Jefford (16 Jul 1914 – 09 Jan 2007 | Des Moines IA – Anchorage AK) violinist, air taxi pilot, Anchorage Symphony Orchestra co-founder / concertmaster, first female licensed flight instructor at Merrill Field AK

Mari Evans (16 Jul 1923 – 10 Mar 2017 | Toledo OH – Indianapolis IN) African-American poet, editor, playwright, short story writer, children’s fiction author

Blossom Iris Crawford Hawkins Keeble (16 Jul 1926 – 03 Jul 2007 | Lake Traverse Reservation SD – Veblen SD) teacher, education professor, aka Wahcawin [Flower Woman], Lakota language preservationist, Bureau of Indian Affairs Agency Superintendent of Education

Amanda Crowe (16 Jul 1928 – 28 Sep 2004 | Qualla Boundary NC – Cherokee NC) Eastern Band Cherokee artist, educator, wood-carver

Shirley [Sheri] Stewart Douglas Tepper (16 Jul 1929 – 22 Oct 2016 | near Littleton CO – Santa Fe NM) ecofeminist sci-fi / horror /  mystery novelist, pen names: A. J. Orde, E. E. Horlak, B. J. Oliphant, Sheri S. Eberhart

Lynn Sakowitz Wyatt (16 Jul 1935 – Houston TX) heiress, socialite, philanthropist, patron of arts, taekwondo black belt, preventive health and wellness advocate

Cynthia Holden Enloe (16 Jul 1938 – New York NY) feminist editor, writer, co-author, professor

Linda Salzman Sagan (16 Jul 1940 – New York NY) artist, author, screenwriter, play director

Susan M. Campbell (16 Jul 1941 – Sebastopol CA) self-help author, relationship coach, seminar leader

Patricia Churchland (16 Jul 1943 – Oliver, British Columbia) Canadian-American editor, author, co-author, neuro-philosopher

Ruth E. Ryon (16 Jul 1944 – 28 Mar 2014 | Portland OR – Redondo Beach CA) celebrity real estate columnist, celebrity real estate journalism genre creator

Royce Pauline Herron (16 Jul 1948 – Los Angeles CA) actress, arts educator

Deirdre O’Donoghue (16 Jul 1948 – 21 Jan 2001 | New York NY – Santa Monica CA) disc jockey, radio show host

Kathryn [Kathy] Bushkin Calvin (16 Jul 1949 – Fort Wayne IN) politician, journalist, philanthropist, CEO / President UN Foundation

Cyndy Truhan Garvey (16 Jul 1949 – Detroit MI) memoirist, television personality

Maryanne Ellison Simmons (16 Jul 1949 – Ann Arbor MI) artist, writer, publisher, printmaker, magazine founder

Candice DeLong (16 Jul 1950 – United States) author, television host, criminal profiler, film consultant

Linda Smith (16 Jul 1950 – La Junta CO) author, former politician, founded Shared Hope International, anti-child sex trafficking activist

Esther Mona Friesner-Stutzman (16 Jul 1951 – New York NY) poet, short story writer, sci-fi / fantasy author

Susan Wheeler (16 Jul 1955 – Pittsburgh PA) poet, educator, Director of Creative Writing at Princeton

Regina A. Harris Baiocchi (16 Jul 1956 – Chicago IL) poet, musician, composer, music educator, short fiction writer

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