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Katharine Coman (23 nov 1857 – 11 jan 1915 | Newark OH – Wellesley MA) author, professor, economist, social activist

Katharine Pyle (23 nov 1863 – 19 feb 1938 | Wilmington DE – Wilmington DE) poet, artist, illustrator, children’s author

Marie Louise Van Vorst Cagiati (23 nov 1867 – 16 dec 1936 | New York NY – Florence, Italy) poet, painter, novelist, anti-war activist

Margretta Stewart Shaw Dietrich (23 nov 1881 – 13 jan 1961 | Philadelphia PA – Santa Fe NM) author, activist, feminist, suffragist, cultural conservationist

Helen Rogers Reid (23 nov 1882 – 27 jul 1970 | Appleton WI – New  York NY) newspaper publisher, president of New York Herald Tribune

Muriel Gardiner Morris Buttinger (23 nov 1901 – 06 feb 1985 | Chicago IL – Princeton NJ) author, psychiatrist, psychoanalyst

Joan Lowell (23 nov 1902 – 07 nov 1967 | Berkeley CA – Brasilia, Brazil) film director, memoirist, silent screen actress, newspaper reporter, fabricated autobiographical author

Virginia Charles Prince (23 nov 1912 – 02 may 2009 | Los Angeles CA – Los Angeles CA) magazine publisher, transgender civil rights activist, founded Society for the Second Self

Dorothy Dannenberg Sterling (23 nov 1913 – 01 dec 2008 | New York NY – Wellfleet MA) novelist, historian, socialist, nonfiction author, autobiographical author

Mamie Carthan Till Mobley (23 nov 1921 – 06 jan 2003 | Webb MS – Chicago IL) educator, civil rights activist, autobiographical author

Gloria Rewoldt Whelan (23 nov 1923 – Detroit MI) poet, novelist, children’s / young adult short fiction author

Trudy Haynes (23 nov 1926 – New York NY) news reporter, born Gertrude Daniels, first African-American tv weather reporter (1963), first African-American news reporter (1965), online host of Trudy Haynes Show

Ruth Louise Watson Henderson (23 nov 1932 – Toronto, Ontario) pianist, choral composer, music director

Rita Rossi Colwell (23 nov 1934 – Beverly MA) author, essayist, researcher, scientific administrator, environmental microbiologist

Jereldine [Jeri] Redcorn (23 nov 1939 – Albuquerque NM) artist, potter, Caddo / Potawatomi Native American, credited with reviving traditional Caddo pottery

Judi Jane Conway Patton (23 nov 1940 – Pikeville KY) former First Lady of Kentucky, women’s safety / child abuse protection activist / advocate

Alice Carmichael Harris (23 nov 1947 – US) author, linguist, professor of linguistics

Gayl Jones (23 nov 1949 – Lexington KY) African-American poet, novelist, playwright, professor, literary critic

Debra Meloy Elmegreen (23 nov 1952 – South Bend IN) author, astronomy professor, astronomer, first female graduate in astrophysics from Princeton, first female-post-doctoral researcher at Carnegie Observations

Teresa Miller (23 nov 1952 – Tahlequah OK) writer, television host, literary activist, creative writing professor

Harolyn Blackwell (23 nov 1955 – Washington DC) teacher, music educator, operatic lyric coloratura soprano

Robin René Roberts (23 nov 1960 – Tuskegee AL) author, tv news anchor

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