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July 2

This Day in Women's History


    1861: Grace Raymond Hebard born (lawyer, suffragist, reformer, educator, mapmaker, writer including a biography of Sacajawea)

    1937: Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan disappeared while attempting the first flight around the world.

    1939: Twins Esther Pauline Friedman Lederer and Pauline Esther Friedman Phillips both married on this day (columnists who wrote as Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren or Dear Abby)

Quote for Today

    There are really only three types of people: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who say, "What happened?"

    -- Ann Landers (Esther Pauline Friedman Lederer)

    True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.

    -- Abigail van Buren (Pauline Esther Friedman Phillips)

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