07 jul 22 | women.born.today

Elizabeth Newton Woolsey Howland (22 jul 1835 – 03 jul 1917 | New York NY – Newport RI) author, memoirist, Civil War Union nurse, Howland Circulating Library co-founder

Maria Beulah Woodworth-Etter (22 jul 1844 – 16 sep 1924 | Lisbon OH – Indianapolis IN) author, preacher, minister, healing evangelist, aka Mother of Pentecost

Emma Lazarus (22 jul 1849 – 19 nov 1887 | New York NY- New York NY) poet, author, georgist, playwright, short story writer

Mary Williamson Averell Harriman (22 jul 1851 – 07 nov 1932 | New York NY – New York NY) patron of arts / philanthropist

Mother Marie Joseph Butler (22 jul 1860 – 23 apr 1940 | Ballynunnery, Ireland – Tarrytown NY) Irish-American, born Johanna Butler, Roman Catholic nun, educator / school foundress, founded Mother Butler Mission Guilds, instituted retreat movement for Catholic laywomen

Adrienne McNeil Herndon (22 jul 1869 – 06 apr 1910 | Atlanta GA – Atlanta GA) African-American, educator, architect, dramatic artist, women’s arts activist

Anne Bradshaw Clopton (22 jul 1878 – 04 feb 1956 | Shelbyville TN – Huntsville AL) artist, cobweb painter, school teacher, Girl Scout activist

Augusta Fox Bronner (22 jul 1881 – 11 dec 1966 | Louisville KY – Clearwater FL) author, educator, psychologist, researched intelligence / juvenile delinquency / psychology of special abilities and disabilities

Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy (22 jul 1890 – 22 jan 1995 | Boston MA – Hyannis MA) memoirist, philanthropist, US political family matriarch

Isabel Atkinson (22 jul 1891 – 11 aug 1968 | Bramley, England – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) sociologist, journalist, philanthropist, women’s rights activist, public library founder, president Consumers’ Association of Canada

Vivian Martin (22 jul 1893 -16 mar 1987 | Sparta MI – New York NY) philanthropist, stage / silent film actress, production company founder, young performer advocate / supporter

Pauline Pfeiffer Hemingway (22 jul 1895 – 01 oct 1951 | Parkersburg IA – Key West FL) journalist, literary folk figure, Hemingway’s second wife

Miriam O’Brien Underhill (22 jul 1898 – 07 jan 1976 | Forest Glen MD – Lancaster NH) feminist, mountaineer, environmentalist, numerous first ascents for women, ‘manless’ climbing innovator

Amy Vanderbilt (22 jul 1908 – 27 dec 1974 | Staten Island NY – New York NY) author, reporter, etiquette expert

Licia Albanese (22 jul 1909 – 15 aug 2014 | Bari, Italy – New York NY) Italian-American operatic soprano

Claire Falkenstein (22 jul 1908 – 23 oct 1997 | Coos Bay OR – Venice CA) painter, teacher, sculptor, printmaker, jewelry designer

Ruthie Tompson (22 jul 1910 – Portland ME) animator, worked for Disney Films, one of first three women admitted to International Photographers Union, currently oldest woman member of Women in Animation

Licia Albanese (22 jul 1913 – 15 aug 2014 | Bari, Italy – New York NY) operatic soprano, foundation director, young artist /singer advocate / supporter

Lila Zali (22 jul 1918 – 04 jan 2003 | Tbilisi, Georgia – Laguna Beach CA) prima ballerina, ballet teacher, choreographer, ballet company founder / director / artistic advisor

Katharine Topkins (22 jul 1927 – Seattle WA) novelist, short fiction writer

Riane Tennenhaus Eisler (22 jul 1931 – Vienna, Austria) Austrian-American author, speaker, educator, attorney, cultural historian, systems scientist, cultural transformation expert

Megan Terry (22 jul 1932 – Seattle WA) playwright, screenwriter, theatre artist

Geraldine Claudette Darden (22 jul 1936 – Nansemond County VA) mathematician

Lynda Myles (22 jul 1939 – New York NY) actress, playwright, memoirist, tv screenwriter, short fiction writer

Mildred Jeter Loving (22 jul 1939 – 2 may 2008 | Central Point VA – Central Point VA) civil rights / inter-racial marriage activist, Supreme Court litigant, social / political figure

Judith Walzer Leavitt (22 jul 1940 – Madison WI) author, historian, history of science / medicine / women’s studies professor

Susan Eloise [S. E.] Hinton (22 jul 1948 – Tulsa OK) young-adult novelist

Phyllis Shalant (22 jul 1949 – Brooklyn NY) children’s fiction / non-fiction scholastic book author

Geraldine Lamboley Walther (22 jul 1950 – Tampa FL) violist, music professor

Kathleen Troia [K. T.] McFarland (22 jul 1951 – Madison WI) political commentator, government official, future US Ambassador

Marilou McPhedran (22 jul 1951 – rural Manitoba, Canada) lawyer, human rights activist, women’s rights advocate, member Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

Gabriele Oettingen (22 jul 1953 – Munich, Germany) author, psychology professor, researches how people think about future impacts cognition, emotion, and behavior

Dianne Houston (22 jul 1954 – Washington DC) African-American film director, producer, screenwriter

Teresa Ghilarducci (22 jul 1957 – US) author, labor / pension / retirement issues activist commentator

Carrie Nahabedian (22 jul 1958 – Chicago IL) award-winning chef

Marilyn Jaye Lewis (22 jul 1960 – Columbus OH) writer / editor of novels, short stories, memoirs, teleplays, and screenplays

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