1851: Lillias Horton Underwood born (physician, missionary)
1855: Mary Salome Cutler Fairchild born (librarian)
1864: Martha Van Rensselaer born (home economist, educator)
1877: Mary Cromwell Jarrett born (nurse, educator, social work pioneer)
1912: Mary McCarthy born (writer, critic)
1931: Marget M. Heckler born (politician)
1953: Benazir Bhutto born (politician)
1982: Princess Diana gave birth to her first son, William.
1997: Women's National Basketball Association began first season
Quote for Today
You can imprison a man, but not an idea. You can exile a man, but not an idea. You can kill a man, but not an idea.
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