1820: Lucretia Peabody Hale born (writer)
1821: Anne Whitney born (sculptor)
1838: Lydia Kamekeha Liliuokalani born (ruler of Hawaii)
1853: Emma Curtis Hopkins born (editor, religious leader: New Thought)
1881: Elisabeth Christman born (labor leader, WTUL Treasurer 1919-1950, public official, reformer)
1894: Bryher (Annie Winifred Ellerman) born (writer)
1918: Martha Mitchell born (figure in the Watergate controversy, wife of Attorney General John Mitchell)
Quote for Today
Actually, power is like money: neither good nor bad. Its negative or positive spin depends on how we use it.
— Pat Heim
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