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April 22

This Day in Women's History

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    1451: Isabella I born (ruler of Castile and Aragon, equally with her husband, Ferdinand)

    1830: Emily Davis born (educator, feminist)

    1845: Ursula Newell Gestefeld born

    1857: Ada Rehan born

    1873: Ellen Glasgow born

    1943: Louise Elizabeth Gluc k (Glück) born (English professor and poet: won Pulitzer Prize 1973, U.S. poet laureate 2003-2004)

    1996: Erma Bombeck died

Quote for Today

    "I don't like human nature, but I do like human beings."

    -- Ellen Glasgow, in In This Our Life

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