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Eliza Hart Spalding (11 aug 1807 – 13 jan 1851 | Kensington CT – Brownsville OR) diarist, pioneer, missionary to Nez Perce, mother of Eliza Spalding Warren

Octavia Walton Le Vert (11 aug 1811 – 12 mar 1877 | Augusta GA – Augusta GA) author, socialite, social activist, memoirist, travel writer

Oriana Russell Moon Andrews (11 aug 1834 – 26 dec 1883 | Viewmont VA – Scottsville VA) aka Dr. Orie MoonCivil War Confederate doctor, Bedouin missionary doctor

Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt (11 aug 1836 – 22 dec 1919 | Lexington KY – Caldwell NJ) poet

Eliza Spalding Warren (11 aug 1837 – 21 jun 1919 | Spalding ID – Coeur d’Alene ID) pioneer, memoirist [daughter of Eliza Hart Spalding]

Carrie Minetta Jacobs-Bond (11 aug 1862 – 28 dec 1946 | Janesville WI – Hollywood CA) poet, pianist, singer-songwriter, first US female music publisher, autobiographical author, first woman to sell one million copies of a song

Mary [May] Wilson Watkins Preston (11 aug 1873 – 18 may 1949 | New York NY – Easthampton NY) impressionist painter, book / magazine illustrator

Sarah Marcia [Marcella] Craft (11 aug 1874 – 12 dec 1959 | Indianapolis IN – Riverside CA) operatic soprano

Emma Maria Frieda Johanna Freiin von Richthofen (11 aug 1879 – 11 aug 1956 | Metz, Germany – Taos NM) literary figure, autobiographical author, aka Frieda Weekley, Frieda Lawrence, Frieda Lawrence Ravagli

Carola Woerishoffer (11 aug 1885 – 11 sep 1911 | New York NY – York ME) heiress, social activist, philanthropist

Helen Broderick (11 aug 1891 – 25 sep 1959 | Philadelphia PA – Beverly Hills CA) screenwriter, stage / film actress, mother of actor Broderick Crawford

Louise Bogan (11 aug 1897 – 04 feb 1970 | Livermore Falls ME – New York NY) poet, literary critic, New Yorker poetry editor, Poet Laureate to US Library of Congress

Louisa Venable Kyle (11 aug 1903 – 24 oct 1999 | Norfolk VA – Virginia Beach VA) author, journalist, historian

Elinor Tibbets Van Ingen McDade (11 aug 1922 – 11 apr 2012 | Seattle WA – Sag Harbor ME) artist, gardener, gallery owner, yoga teacher, former member of US State Department

Arlene Carol Dahl (11 aug 1925 – Minneapolis MN) actress, columnist, businesswoman

Allegra Kent (11 aug 1937 – Santa Monica CA) author, actress, ballet dancer, autobiographical author, university ballet instructor

Abigail Folger (11 aug  1943 – 09 aug 1969) heiress, socialite, volunteer, art historian, civil rights activist, Manson murder / massacre victim

Jean H. Toal (11 aug 1943 – Columbia SC) attorney, former /  first woman / first Roman Catholic Chief Justice of Supreme Court of South Carolina, aka Madame Chief Justice

Joanna Cole (11 aug 1944 – Newark NJ) children’s book author

Marilyn March vos Savant (11 aug 1946 – St Louis MO) author, playwright, memoirist, magazine columnist

Katherine [Kate] E. Vogel (11 aug 1956 – Wimpole Park UK) American studio glass artist

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