1833: Lucy Hobbs Taylor, dentist, women’s rights advocate; 1st woman in US to be granted a dentistry degree, born.
1868: Emily Murphy, Canadian feminist, one of the Famous Five in the Persons Case, which legally declared women people under Canadian law, born.
1875: Isadore Gilbert Mudge, known as the foremost US reference librarian of her time, author & archivist, born.
1877: Edna Woolman Chase, editor in chief of Vogue magazine who began her career working in Vogue’s mail room, born.
1887: Sylvia Woodbridge Beach, US Parisian publisher, published Joyce’s Ulysses when it was outlawed as obscene, born.
1899: Ada Kramm, Norwegian stage & film actress & producer whose career spanned more than 6 decades, born.
1904: Doris Eaton Travis, US actress, dance instructor & owner of 20 dance schools, last surviving Ziegfeld girl, born.
1921: Ada Louise Huxtable, winner of 1st ever Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, 1st architecture critic for, born.
1923: Diane Arbus, US photographer most widely known for photos of people society considered “abnormal,” born.