11 nov 22 | women.born.today

Abby Morton Diaz (22 nov 1821 – 01 apr 1904 | Plymouth MA – Belmont MA) teacher, women’s rights organizer, Brooks Farm experimental commune member, founded  Women’s Educational and Industrial Union of Boston

Helen Louise Gilson Osgood (22 nov 1836 – 20 apr 1868 | Boston MA – Newton Corner MA) teacher, Civil War Union volunteer nurse, co-facilitated post-war orphanage for black children

Frances Little (22 nov 1863 – 06 jan 1941 | Shelbyville KY – Louisville KY) novelist, aka Fannie Caldwell

Maud Morgan (22 nov 1860 – 02 dec 1941 | New York NY – New York NY) classical harpist and composer

Ellen Bliss Talbot (22 nov 1867 – 02 jan 1968 | Iowa City IA – Spartanburg SC) author, psychologist, philosopher

Emily Bibbens Warren (22 nov 1869 – 28 jun 1956 | Exeter, England – Dunrobin, Ontario) British-Canadian artist, illustrator, watercolourist

Olive May Winchester (22 nov 1879 – 15 feb 1947 | Monson ME – Pasadena CA) author, minister, professor

Helenka Tradusa Adamowska-Pantaleoni (22 nov 1900 – 05 jan 1987 | Brookline MA – New York NY) silent film actress, humanitarian, founding Director US Committee for UNICEF

Nancy Wilson Ross (22 nov 1901 – 18 jan 1986 | Olympia WA – Vero Beach FL) novelist, Eastern religions specialist

Mary Babnik Brown (22 nov 1907 – 14 apr 1991 | Pueblo CO – Pueblo CO) Slovenian-American labor leader, donated long hair to US military for WWII meteorological use / used as bomber aircraft crosshairs [received no compensation for her donation]

Nola Hill Ochs (22 nov 1911 – 09 dec 2016 | Jetmore KS – Dodge City KS) storyteller, cruise ship lecturer, world’s oldest Master’s degree recipient (at age 95 in 2007)

Doris Duke (22 nov 1912 – 28 nov 1993 | New York NY – Beverly Hills CA) heiress, art collector, philanthropist, horticulturist, multi-cultural activist

Geraldine Fredritz Mock (22 nov 1925 – 30 sep 2014 | Newark OH – Quincy FL) pilot, author, first female solo world flight, aka Jerrie the Flying Housewife

Billie Nipper (22 nov 1929 – 24 feb 2016 | Cleveland TN – Cleveland TN) horse breeder, horse portrait artist

Bettye Kimbrell (22 nov 1936 – Berry AL) quilter, needlework artist, master folk artist

Sally Katzen (22 nov 1942 – Pittsburgh PA) lawyer, legal scholar, US government official

Myrna Lamb (22 nov 1942 – 09 jun 2014 | Boston MA – Providence RI) author, astrologer, art teacher, radio personality

Billie Jean Moffitt King (22 nov 1943 – Long Beach CA) author, tennis champion, sexual equality activist / speaker

Diana Boulay (22 nov 1946 – Montreal, Quebec) found object artist sculptor

Valerie Wilson Wesley (22 nov 1947 – Ashford CT) African-American editor, adult novelist, children’s book author

Harriet Beryl Braiker (22 nov 1948 – 10 jan 2004 | Los Angeles CA – Pasadena CA) author, psychologist, women’s well-being activist / advocate

Deborah Marquit (22 nov 1954 – New York NY) fashion designer specializing in women’s foundations and intimate apparel

Jamie Lee Curtis (22 nov 1958 – Santa Monica CA) writer, actor, blogger, children’s author, political activist, philanthropist, humanitarian

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