09 sep 11 | women.born.today

Sarah Franklin Bache (11 sep 1744 – 05 oct 1808 | Philadelphia PA  – Philadelphia PA) patriot, harpsichordist, political hostess, social relief worker / organizer, US political family member

Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie (11 sep 1806 – 15 sep 1870 | Middletown CT – Amagansett NY) author, memoirist, Middle Western pioneer and historian

Elizabeth Smith Miller (11 sep 1822 – 22 may 1911 | Geneseo NY – Peterboro NY) dress reformer, philanthropist, women’s rights advocate

Mary Anna Palmer Draper (11 sep 1839 – 08 dec 1914 | Stonington CT – New York NY) astronomer, art collector, philanthropist, photographer, Carnegie Institute founder

Mary Watson Whitney (11 sep 1847 – 20 jan 1921 | Waltham MA – Waltham MA) author, astronomer

Mary Elizabeth Lease (11 sep 1850 – 29 oct 1933 | Ridgway PA – Callicoon NY) writer, lecturer, political activist

Elizabeth Osborne Robinson Abbott (11 sep 1852 – 1926 | Lowell MA – Concord MA) educator, clubwoman, kindergarten education pioneer

Grace MacGowan Cooke (11 sep 1863 – 1944 | Grand Rapids OH – Los Gatos CA) novelist, short fiction writer

Berenice van Loan Gaines (11 sep 1863 – 09 oct 1953 | Cedar Creek WI – Glendale CA) musician, composer, songwriter

Grace Giddings Julian Clarke (11 sep 1865 – 18 jun 1938 | Centreville IN – Irvington IN) author, editor, suffragist, clubwoman

Rosika Schwimmer (11 sep 1877 – 03 aug 1948 | Budapest, Hungary – New York NY) author, pacifist, feminist, suffragist, world peace activist

Sallie Hall Steketee (11 sep 1882 – 04 jan 1939 | Grand Rapids MI – Grand Rapids MI) still life painter, National Association of Women Painters member

Anne Wheaton (11 sep 1892 – 23 mar 1977 | Utica NY  – Dallas TX) journalist, public relations expert, US Presidential associate press secretary

Vally Pick Weigl (11 sep 1894 – 25 dec 1982 | Vienna, Austria – New York NY) Austrian-American composer, music therapist

Jessica Mitford (11 sep 1917 – 22 jul 1996 | Gloucestershire, England – Oakland CA) author, civil rights activist, investigative journalist, political campaigner

Betsy Gordon Drake Grant (11 sep 1923 – 27 oct 2015 | Neuilly-sur-Seine, France – London, England) American actress, novelist, educator, photographer

Carol Marcus Matthau (11 sep 1924 – 20 jul 2003 | New York NY – New York NY) actress, novelist, memoirist

Myrta Silva (11 sep 1927 – 02 dec 1987 | Arecibo, Puerto Rico – Arecibo, Puerto Rico) Puerto Rican, singer, composer, tv producer, commentator, aka La Reina de la Guaracha

Jennifer Tipton (11 sep 1937 – Columbus OH) dance / theater / opera lighting designer

Minnijean Brown-Trickey (11 sep 1941 – Little Rock AR) author, social worker, original Little Rock Nine desegregationist, civil rights / First Nations / minority rights activist

Lucia Nevai (11 sep 1945 – Des Moines IA) novelist, short story writer

Sandy Skoglund (11 sep 1946 – Weymouth MA) photographer, installation artist

Jewelle Gomez (11 sep 1948 – Boston MA) poet, critic, author, playwright

Sharon Lee Backof (11 sep 1952 – Baltimore MD) sci-fi / fantasy / mystery novelist /short story writer

Lesley Candace Visser (11 sep 1953 – Quincy MA) sports writer, sportscaster, radio personality, first female NFL analyst, first woman recognized by Pro Football Hall of Fame

Carol S. Batey (11 sep 1955 – Nashville TN) author, esthetician, lifestyle coach, reflexologist, entrepreneur, massage therapist, professional speaker

Cathy Horyn (11 sep 1956 – Coshocton OH) editor, blogger, fashion critic, journalist

Silver RavenWolf (11 sep 1956 – Harrisburg PA) NeoWiccan writer / lecturer, fiction / nonfiction author, née Jenine E. Trayer

Carol Weston (11 sep 1956 – US) novelist, advice columnist, non-fiction author

Laura Albanese (11 sep 1957 – Taranto, Italy) Canadian politician, former news anchor / broadcast journalist

Annie Gosfield (11 sep 1960 – Philadelphia PA) composer, professor of composition, visiting artist / lecturer, noted / electronic music innovator

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