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
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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