10 oct 23 | women.born.today

Mary Jane Mathews Adams (23 oct 1840 – 11 dec 1902 | Brooklyn NY – Redlands CA) poet, author, philanthropist, patron of arts / libraries

Molly Elliot Seawell (23 oct 1860 – 15 nov 1916 | Gloucester VA – Washington DC) historian, novelist, columnist, short story writer, non-fiction author

Neltje Blanchan De Graff Doubleday (23 oct 1865 – 21 feb 1918 | Chicago IL – Canton, China) nature writer, scientific historian, bird / wildflower specialist

Ethel Sturges Dummer (23 oct 1866 – 25 feb 1954 | Chicago IL – Winnetka IL) author, philanthropist, social welfare reformer

Frieda Fromm-Reichmann (23 oct 1889 – 28 apr 1957 | Karlsruhe, Germany – Rockville MD) German-American author, psychiatrist, innovative psychoanalyst

Emily Kimbrough (23 oct 1899 – 10 feb 1989 | Muncie IN – Manhattan NY) author, novelist, journalist, fashion editor, travel writer

Frieda Fromm-Reichmann (23 oct 1889 – 28 apr 1957 | Karlsruhe, German Empire – Rockville MD) author, psychiatrist

Genia Nemenoff (23 oct 1905 – 16 sep 1989 | Paris, France – New York NY) pianist

Frances Gardiner McEntee Martin (23 oct 1906 – 04 mar 1998 | New York NY – Norfolk VA) children’s author, playwright

Miriam Gideon (23 oct 1906 – 18 jun 1996 | Greeley CO – New York NY) composer, music professor

Martha Rountree (23 oct 1911 – 23 aug 1999 | Gainesville FL – Washington DC) pioneering broadcast journalist, news show creator / moderator

Katie Lee (23 oct 1919 – Tucson AZ) writer, actress, folk singer, photographer, environmental activist

Dolores Delahanty (23 oct 1929 – Rockford IL) educator, social worker, women’s rights activist, local government administrator, founding member National Women’s Political Caucaus

Margaret Bryan Davis (23 oct 1931 – Boston MA) author, research scientist, palynologist, paleoecologist

June Esther Griffin Bacon-Bercey (23 oct 1932 – Wichita KS) international weather and aviation expert, first woman / first African-American awarded American Meteorological Society’s Seal of Approval for tv weather forecasting

Lois Youngen (23 oct 1933 – Westfield Center OH) physical education teacher, former pitcher / outfielder in All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

JacSue Kehoe (23 oct 1935 – Cleveland OH) essayist, neuroscientist, neuroscience researcher

Jane Bruckenfield Holzer (23 oct 1940 – Palm Beach FL) aka Baby Jane Holzer, art collector, film producer, former actress / Warhol superstar

Judith Bruce (23 oct 1946 – Minneapolis MN) author, policy analyst, senior associate Population Council Poverty, Gender, and Youth Program

Shoshana Amyra Shechtman-Grossbard (23 oct 1948 – US) author, economist, research fellow, economics professor, founder / editor-in-chief Review of Economics of the Household

Theresa [Huck] Two Bulls (23 oct 1949 – South Dakota) Oglala Lakota Sioux, US and Oglala Sioux attorney, politician, prosecutor, Native women’s rights activist

Bonnie Lee Green Oscarson (23 oct 1950 – Salt Lake City UT) president of LDS Young Women’s Organization, first female member of LDS Church’s Missionary Executive Council

Martha Lee Walters (23 oct 1950 – Grand Rapids MI) attorney, associate justice Oregon Supreme Court, first female president Uniform Law Commission

Robin Stender Swicord (23 oct 1952 – Columbia SC) essayist, film director, screenwriter

Elizabeth D’Onofrio (23 oct 1957 – Fort Myers FL) actress, acting coach, film producer

Leigh Allison Wilson (23 oct 1957 – Rogersville TN) novelist, short story writer, writing professor

Nancy Ann Grace (23 oct 1959 – Macon GA) author, tv host / journalist / legal commentator

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