1816: Charlotte Saunders Cushman born (actress)
1844: Harriet Russell Strong born (agriculturist, reformer, participant in the 1893 Columbian Exposition)
1880: Emma Carr born (chemist)
1914: Charlotte Forten Grimké died
Feast Day: St. Bridget of Sweden
Quote for Today
I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist.
-- Sally Kempton
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